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Colour and Materials Designer 38156

  • Location: Warwickshire
  • Salary: £36.68 - 36.68 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 8 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Creative design & styling
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Expiry Date: 20 July 2022
  • Job Ref: 61992

Title: Colour and Materials Designer - 38156

Division: Design

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Rate: up to £36.68/hr Ltd umbrella rate

Position Description:

Colour and Materials Designer required to support the design and development of colour and materials for all Core (Creation and Realisation) and SVO programmes from an interior and exterior point of view from Concept through to Job 1 and beyond.

Key Responsibilities

  • Development of interior/exterior body and trim finishes and surface materials in terms of colour, aesthetic and tactile qualities and the selection and application
  • Collaboration on program ideas for 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.
  • Negotiation 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

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Automotive C&M Design experience / Design software skills
  • Design software competency in Photoshop/Illustrator/VRED Automotive
  • Flexibility to carry out work on different programme activities dependent on business needs.

Experience Preferred:

  • Global studio experience
  • Presentation skills proficiency

Education Required:

Relevant Design Degree

Additional Information:


Applications should be accompanied by a portfolio (ideally no greater than 10MB)

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.