Lead Colour and Materials Designer Warwick // Available On Application // Contract

Position Description:
Our client is searching for highly skilled and creative Colour & Materials Designer to join the team to be part of a world class design team delivering the client’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 Core, 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.
 
This will also require weekly Design reviews for project progress assessments with line manager and Chief Designer.   The successful candidate will be required to provide high contribution to meetings through suggestions, problem solving and Design representation.   
 
Our client is re-examining their 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 their business, so 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 level
  • 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 5 year+ 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:
The end client have carried out an assessment on this role which falls INSIDE IR35.

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