Colour Designer

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Colour Designer

Are you a designer with an eye for current trends? Do you love high-end, prestigious and iconic cars? Would you like to define the colour and trim strategy for an iconic car manufacturer?

Job Description

Our Colour Designers are responsible for providing modern and innovative colour and material design that both challenges traditional approaches whilst reflecting the requirements and expectations of the Company product planning brief. This role requires automotive industry experience, strong project management, team-working skills and excellent communication skills, to effectively and efficiently lead specific colour projects for production vehicles and colour strategy research.

Your requirements:
-You will have completed an appropriate degree ideally within Art & Design
-Automotive experience, ideally within a design or studio function
-Significant experience of project management and people influencing skills
-Experience of working within the automotive industry and awareness of the current industry trends
-Strong ability to constantly challenge and innovate in colour and materials
-Technical awareness of relevant material manufacturing processes
-An organised timely approach to working practices

Your responsibilities:
-Research and develop visual concept proposals with the Nissan Global Colour Group, providing a unique and innovative perspective
-Effectively utilise the latest Design tools to illustrate the proposals
-Able to research, develop and propose innovative materials or finishes with suppliers: increasing feasibility level of advanced materials at a reduced cost.
-Communicate design concepts and ideas effectively, whilst maintaining a high-level of visual presentation
-Lead specific colour projects from exploratory design through to production vehicle
-Attend and support project planning meetings to ensure understanding of the project direction is clear
-Obtain and follow timing plans and keep within the allowable cost targets of materials
-Ensure effective communicate with all Business partner / stakeholders on a regular basis
-Maintain an overall involvement and understanding of the project needs
-Establish and adhere to best-practice develop processes at all times

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is an award-winning authority in technology and engineering recruitment, filling specialist positions across some of the most ambitious technology and engineering industries in the world.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Jamie Appleby

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I specialise in contract recruitment within the vehicle technologies and automotive industry. I have a broad experience working with automotive OEMs and UK-based consultancies. Recruiting various roles within design, studio, quality and costing; from technician level through to management.