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  • Job reference: RMS0190872

Colour & Trim Designer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/02/2018
  • Duration: 26 weeks
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/03/18)
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The Role:
Due to continued growth, our client requires 2 x Colour and Trim Designers to support Interior and Exterior Colour and Trim programmes.

We are looking for highly innovative and experienced designers with the ability to create concept and production: material finishes, presentation images and documentation. Candidates must have experience of working with suppliers and in-house departments to develop paints, finishes, grains and soft trim from initial concept to production.

Colour and trim designers will be experienced "working designers" responsible for creative ideas and solutions but may also act as team leaders for projects that require the direction of Trimmers, CAS Modellers, Painters.

Design Activities:

Delivering concept to production solutions for soft trim, hard trim, graining and textures that;

- Innovates aesthetically and improves functionality and perceived quality
- Conforms to Budget and Time requirements of the project
- Comply's to Quality standards

Creating and/or directing the production of the media associated with the design process;

- 2-D Sketchwork
- Mood Boards and Competitor reference data
- Trim Boards
- 3-D CAS
- Physical models - Trim Bucks
- Showcar model build
- Colour and trim documentation

Design Process Activities:

Responsible for;

- Attending meetings related to the project
- Supplier visits/meetings
- planning and budgetary activity support

Outputs:
Initial Phase:
- Concept Colour and trim ideas and strategy
- Paint panels, trim samples and 2-D presentation

Later Phase:
- Trim bucks, paint panels, documentation

The Company:
specialises in the design, development and manufacture of classic sports and race cars

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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