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Colour and Materials Designer 37779

  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: £38.15 - 38.15 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Creative design & styling
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Duration: contract
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 23 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61158

Title: Colour and Materials Designer - 37779

Division: Design

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Rate: up to £38.15/hr Ltd (PAYE option also available)

Position Description:

Colour and Materials Designer


  • Designing and developing colour & materials for Core (Creation and Realisation) and SVO programmes from an interior and exterior point of view from Concept through to Job 1 and beyond.
  • Development of interior/exterior body and trim finishes and surface materials in terms of colour, aesthetic and tactile qualities and the selection and application
  • A collaborative approach will be required to build on program ideas as projects as they move from Creation to Realisation, influencing the design direction of a project with a high degree of creativity and solutions that can be analysed, developed and lead independently
  • Negotiating against cost and feasibility issues to achieve customer satisfaction and detailed liaison with Interior / Exterior Designers, Sales and Marketing, Engineers and Suppliers
  • Agreeing design changes and communicating direction to team and suppliers and for coordinating suppliers to deliver on time
  • Flexibility to carry out work on different programme activities dependent on business needs.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  1. Software competency: Photoshop/Illustrator/VRED Automotive C&M Design experience
  2. Experienced as a Designer with proven experience or examples in portfolio of colour and material design application. Proficient in adobe creative suite: Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience working with luxury lifestyle brands.
  • A good understanding of automotive design and delivery processes.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Confident communicators and comfortable presenting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Successful candidates will have modern luxury taste level and design execution

Education Required:

Relevant Design Degree Design, ideally BA or equivalent - Textile, Fashion, Graphics, Product, Automotive design or similar.

Additional Information:


PORTFOLIO / CASE STUDY OF WORK: All applicants must provide a Work Portfolio and/or examples of experience development studies/case studies to their application to be considered. This file must be no larger than 5MB

To apply please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.