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Colour Designer

Colour Designer

Job Title: Colour Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £Market Rates
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF4574
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email: gemmaf@gerrellandhard.co.uk
Job Published: December 18, 2018 16:06

Job Description

Colour Designer 
London
6 months rolling
£market rates
 
The Colour Designer is 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.
 
Main Responsibilities / Key Tasks Defined
 
Creative Design – Projects
Research and develop visual concept proposals with the 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 
 
Project Management
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 
 
Skills and Attributes Required
Highly creative and innovative, with a proactive approach 
An organised timely approach to working practices 
Excellent communication skills. Ability to work cross-functionally within an efficient yet effective manner. 
Motivational and proactive approach to teamwork is essential
Leadership & Project management skills essential
Strong ability to constantly challenge and innovate in colour and materials.
 
Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge Required
Bachelor of Arts Degree or equivalent in Art & Design 
Technical awareness of relevant material manufacturing processes
Experience of working within the automotive industry and awareness of the current industry trends
Driving licence would be appreciated
 
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