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Colour and Materials Designer 37958

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

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Creative design & styling
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email: Rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Duration: contract
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 23 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61711

Ref: 37958

Title: Colour and Materials Designer

Division: Design

Contract Position based at: Gaydon with travel to suppliers and other plants

Rate:  up to £38.15/hr Ltd umbrella

As a Colour and Materials Lead Designer you will be responsible for

  • Creating and realising innovative proof of concepts and material solutions for both interior and exterior applications from Concept through to Job 1 and beyond.
  • Delivering more sustainable and responsible material initiatives and methods of make is key to the role.
  • Weekly Design reviews for project progress assessments with line manager and Chief Designer.
  • High contribution to meetings through suggestions, problem solving and Design representation.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Proven creative and presentation skills.
  • A good understanding of product, interior, the design industry in general and automotive design combined with good aesthetic judgement, colour vision and colour perception.
  • Knowledge of automotive materials, processes and suppliers with a high degree of competitor awareness
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to relate to and communicate at all levels
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision to meet objectives and implement design on their own.
  • Passion for Colour and Material Technology and Design as evidenced by up to date in field literature, innovations and Trends.
  • Proven ability to plan and undertake projects to a strict deadline.
  • An individual, who works independently, is results driven, demonstrating tenacity, drive and perseverance with the ability to deliver operational plans in a complex, highly demanding environment.
  • Experience with ability to mentor and coach others in design process and methods.
  • Advanced use of Adobe package software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign software and ability to use internet resources appropriately for research purposes

Experience Preferred:

Proven ability to adjust to changing design, feasibility and cost requirements

Additional software skills like VRED or video editing software skills such as Final cut pro

Education:

Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred

Additional Information:

** THIS POSITION IS DEEMED TO BE INSIDE IR35 **

To apply please send your CV to rachel.meacham@jonlee.co.uk

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.