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Colour & Materials Designer - J37958

16 May 2022
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Job Title: Colour & Materials Designer

Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire

Rate:  £37.27 ph via an Umbrella Company (Inside IR35) or £28.00 ph PAYE

Employment Type: Contract (12 Months)

Hours: Standard 40 Hours Per Week

Reference: J37958

Job Description:

To be part of a world class design team delivering the company's new global strategy. A sustainability-rich reimagination of modern luxury, unique customer experiences, and positive societal impact. With an aim to achieve net zero carbon emissions across our supply chain, products and operations by 2039.
This role has the lead responsibility for designing and developing sustainable and responsible colour and materials content for client's core and SVO and Bespoke programmes. As a colour and materials lead designer you will create and realise innovative proof of concepts and material solutions for both interior and exterior applications from concept through to Job 1 and beyond.
This role will be focused on creation and realisation. 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.
High number of mentoring opportunities taken. We are re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.

Skills Required:
  • 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 Required:
  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Relevant extensive 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.

Additional Information:

This role is INSIDE IR35

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Our Clients are unable to provide sponsorship for Tier 2 General Visas; therefore, only candidates eligible to work in the UK need apply!

Caresoft Global Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency. 
We are an independent highly-experienced recruitment consultancy dedicated to specialist markets within the Automotive, Aerospace, Agricultural & Construction Industries. 

No terminology within this advert is intended to unlawfully discriminate on the grounds of age, sex, race or disability and we welcome all applications.

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