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Lead Bespoke Designer

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Lead Bespoke Designer

Posted 07 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Design Studio
Contact NameChloe Harvey

Job description

Position: Lead Bespoke Designer

Sector: Design Studio

Location: Warwickshire

Position Type: Full Time

Inside / Outside IR35:Inside IR35

About the company

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Luxury Automotive OEM based in Warwickshire who are seeking a Lead Bespoke Designer to join their team

Job Description

As Lead Bespoke Designer your main responsibilities are:

  • The role will be to collaborate with the wider brand, vehicle & materiality creative design teams, supporting with technical skills and experience to help guide the design process from ideation and creativity through to delivery.
  • You will be involved in the creation of a Bespoke strategy befitting the Brands that the Client Creative is building to deliver Modern Luxury vehicles
  • Verbal and image based presentation skills are paramount, with ideation achieved via traditional sketching and software like Photoshop, Alias, VRED.
  • To support and lead in the development of advanced concepts and the delivery programmes of detail design elements (geometry led)
  • Liaise cross-functionally to ensure two-way communication on project feasibility & 3D development

Qualifications / Skills required

  • Degree level qualification in Industrial design, Product Design, Automotive Design, Interior Design or Transport Design
  • OEM or Tier 1 supplier experience in seating design preferred
  • Essential IT skill, high level of Photoshop ability IT skills, particularly with Design related systems, e.g. ALIAS / VRED / Power-Point Strong understanding of surfacing requirements
  • Strong understanding of aesthetic judgement of surface, surface juxtaposition and appearance

Why work through Contechs?

Contechs is a strategic partner to the automotive industry, providing innovative design and engineering services to global OEMs, from concept to production. Founded in 1997, Contechs has since established itself as a leading automotive recruitment specialist, recruiting across all disciplines in the product development process.

Its dedicated Contractor Care Team plays a pivotal role in providing an effective and successful placement for external employees, supporting them throughout their contract, from pre-placement to contract renewal.

How to Apply

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