Color and Material Designer

Location: Dearborn, Michigan
Date Posted: 09-27-2016
The Color and Material Designer must demonstrate creativity, a strong understanding of colors.
He/She would be a creative professional specialized in Color and Material Design, setting the vision for the development and coordination of annual interior and exterior color and material design for vehicle programs. The designer assists in preparation of the release and transmittal of all related information regarding approved color and materials, and correlates the development and release of master sample requirements within these programs.
Remains cognizant of developments within one or more of the related industrial fields to incorporate innovation and technical advantages into current and future product programs. Evaluates color, texture, gloss and finish and works with suppliers as necessary. Performs related duties as required.

Skills Required:
  • Must possess development knowledge with a variety of materials and processes.
  • Ability to accurately analyze color and material issues and effectively communicate solutions. Knowledgeable of automotive suppliers, their products and process capabilities.
  • Good communicator: written and oral, well-organized & motivated, and ability to work independently. Must meet the requirements for the Color Vision Acuity
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Industrial Design, Fine Arts or equivalent with specialization in fashion, textiles or related field.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience required in automobile color and material design and development, or equivalent.
  • A creative portfolio Experience Preferred: Computer skills helpful. Must have desire to learn.

* This is a long-term contract position with full benefits and competitive pay. 

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