Colour & Trim Designer

Εταιρεία: Hays Talent Solutions
Είδος εργασίας: Άλλα
Μισθός: 22 GBP/Ώρα

Colour & Trim Designer
Assignment Type: Temporary, ongoing basis where you will be engaged via Hays
Location: Chichester
Working Environment: Hybrid, part office based on site at client offices/part home based
Pay type: Competitive hourly pay rate
Colour & Trim Designer, Chichester, Competitive Hourly Rate, leading Automotive company
Our Client
The World's pre-eminent super-luxury automotive brand based in Goodwood, near Chichester, West Sussex, which comprises its global headquarters and Global Centre of Luxury Manufacturing Excellence.
The Role
Everything starts with passion at our luxurious automotive client. It turns a profession into a vocation. It drives them to keep reinventing mobility and to bring innovative ideas onto the roads. Enthusiasm for joint projects turns a department into a strong team where every opinion is valued. It is only when expertise, highly professional processes and enjoyment of work are united that they can shape the future together.
The Colour & Trim designer creates and steers desirable and profitable design features as part of existing and new model developments in line with Bespoke project and brand requirements. Working from within the Design team the design work is coordinated and managed by the Bespoke Project Team who steer the bespoke business.
Design work can be modifications to existing features or from a blank sheet of paper and can derive from customer requests or be pro-actively offered as individual features or part of a Collection Car. Compelling theme development creates a strong framework of desirability for customer and collection cars and there is a need for both 2D graphical and 3D product design skills. Whilst there are specific Colour and Trim Designers within the team an appreciation of colour and materials is expected. Attention to detail is paramount and there is a strong focus towards applying different craft applications in a contemporary way.
Skills and Qualifications
Outstanding creativity and presentation skills
Traditional sketching skills as well as digital techniques (Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator).
Self-management skills to work towards practical solutions with demanding deadlines.
Co-ordination skills to gain inputs from others and steer them effectively where necessary.
Accomplished negotiating skills
An awareness of varied international markets is preferred
Confidence and experience in dealing with colleagues at all levels (various stakeholders up to board level).
Excellent interpersonal skills (both verbal and written) in order to pursue design solutions and 'sell' ideas both internally and externally.
The ability to juggle multiple demands, often conflicting, whilst delivering attractive and customer focussed design solutions in a timely fashion.
An understanding of technical and packaging issues and concepts
A high level of practicality as designs move from concept to reality in a short and at times demanding timeframe.
B.A or MA. in Industrial Design or Automotive Design or equivalent with proven skills by way of portfolio and CV.
Relevant design experience is expected within either the automotive industry or related field and preferably the super luxury market through internships and/or work experience.
Technical understanding and acumen to work on practical solutions within short time frames and manage time effectively.
A high level of understanding of different methods of manufacture suitable for low and medium volume supply is required and a solid understanding of regional markets and related UHNW customer expectations.
Knowledge and familiarity of luxury trends (both current and emerging innovations).
Strong personal presentation skills
Outstanding visual imagery to sell ideas - Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Experience of 3D modelling tools is an advantage (eg Autodesk Alias, Blender)
Experience of 3D visualisation/render tools is an advantage (eg VRED)
German language skills are desirable
Driving licence is advantageous
Benefits
. Competitive hourly rate along with an annual performance related bonus.
. Hybrid working.
. Access to a subsidised restaurant.
. Hays Go1 training platform which offers a library of over 70,000 courses.
. Access to Ben - a flexible employee benefits portal offering support across wide range of topics such as mental health well-being, financial or legal matters.
What you need to do now
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