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Senior Colour and Materials Designer

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Senior Colour and Materials Designer

Posted 19 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
Discipline Design Studio
Contact NameChloe Harvey

Job description

Position: Senior Colour and Material Designer

Sector: Design Studio

Location: Warwickshire

Position Type: Full Time rolling contract

Inside / Outside IR35: Inside IR35

I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Luxury Automotive OEM based in Warwickshire who are seeking a Senior Colour and Material Designer to join their team

As Senior Colour and Material Designer your main responsibilities are:

  • 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
  • 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 personalisation
  • Responsible for agreeing design changes and communicating direction to team and suppliers and for coordinating suppliers to deliver on time

Qualifications / Skills required

  • 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.
  • Degree level qualification BA or equivalent.
  • Textile Fashion, Graphics, Product, Automotive design or similar.
  • 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.

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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