Colour & Material Automotive Designer - 39566 (605)

Warwick, Warwickshire

EV & Battery » Design & CAD

Competitive salary

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Discover an exciting opportunity as a Colour & Material Automotive Designer working for a renowned luxury car manufacturer in their vibrant Design division in Warwickshire. As a key member of the team, you'll spearhead the design and development of bespoke programmes, shaping both interior and exterior elements from concept to realisation. Your role will be pivotal in influencing design direction, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams to ensure customer satisfaction and timely delivery. With a degree in Design or Arts, coupled with 5 years of experience in Automotive or Luxury Brands, you'll bring a wealth of creativity and expertise to the table. If you're passionate about automotive design and seeking a role where your talents can shine, apply now!

Position Description:

  • Responsibility for designing and developing colour & materials for bespoke programmes from an interior and exterior point of view from Concept through to Job 1 and beyond.
  • Responsible for the 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 analyzed, developed and lead independently.
  • Lead private client and Edition projects including commissions, specification generation and stakeholder alignment, liaise with global Markets, facilitate Creative approvals, delivery of any unique content such as unique embroidery personalization.
  • Negotiating against cost and feasibility issues to achieve customer satisfaction and detailed liaison with Interior / Exterior Designers, Sales and Marketing, Engineers and Suppliers
  • Responsible for 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
Skills Required:
  • Relevant Design or Arts Degree
  • Design software competency Photoshop/Illustrator/VRED
  • Colour and Material Design experience in Automotive or Luxury Brands
Skills Preferred:
  • Experience working with luxury lifestyle brands.
  • A good understanding of design and delivery processes.
  • Key candidates must be able to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Candidates must be confident communicators.
Experience Required:
  • Degree level qualification BA or equivalent. Textile Fashion, Graphics, Product, Automotive design or similar.
  • Approximately 5 years experience 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.
  • Experience working with clients on the creation and delivery of client projects.
  • A good understanding of automotive design and delivery processes.
  • Key candidates must be able to multi-task and work on several projects simultaneously.
  • Candidates must be confident communicators and comfortable presenting to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Successful candidates will have modern luxury taste level and design execution demonstrated in their portfolio.

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