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  • Job reference: RMS0151027

Interior Designer

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 27/01/2015
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (23/02/15)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

The Role:
Scope -
- To create design solutions for the companies new products in an efficient and effective manner, supporting the department’s and the Company’s requirements.
- Based on design briefs, deliver proposals and concepts integrating the Brand values and the Design strategy developed into concrete design alternatives in 2D, 3D and digital media.
- Develop and present formal and functional solutions that integrate innovation and creativity in future company product proposals achieving a high visual quality fulfilling the agreed technical and ergonomic requirements
- Supervise Design development proposals in house or in co-operation with external partners, following and applying the Product Emergence Process (PEP).

Key Responsibilities -
1. Design Development:
Develops creative and innovative design proposals in 2D in the form of sketches, renderings and 3D with CAD models or other digital media integrating the Brand values and the Design strategy in the work
Analyses the design proposals and the technical information in order to identify the issues arising during the development, defining and implementing adequate solutions in order to reach a feasible proposal with a high formal and aesthetic quality
Analyses the Engineering and Project input in order to interrogate it, reach an agreement and integrate it formally in a Design solution
Works effectively with the Lead Designer within the design and cross-functional team environments within the scope of the PEP framework

2. Delivery of Projects:
Supports the creation of the timing and project plans for his/her area of responsibility in agreement with the Design or Project Manager and the model manager
Responsible for reporting of the design status for area of responsibility in the project and team meetings
Supervises the design development proposals being worked in house or in co-operation with external partners
Assures that the work is delivered in the given time frame and agreed project coordinates
Presents his/her Design proposals in an articulated manner supporting the project delivery

3. Developing design proposals in 3-Dimensions:
Supervises and directs the development of the Design proposals in 3D media, as physical and digital models
Process coordination with the systematic and timely procurement of all required documentation regarding the design input as required by the model build and development
Ensures the integration of the agreed technical parameters and hard points as well as the project input

4. Ability to work within a team:
Able to work effectively in a cross functional team
Able to deal with incomplete or imbalanced information and inputs, reaching agreements and implementing the results in the design proposal
Able to successfully communicate to his/her colleagues and team members the design ideas and rationale behind the concept or design solution
Able to clearly and cohesively present the work results to the Design Manager and/or Project Manager and Design director

Qualifications -
Appropriate Design Degree or Master
Proven experience working as a designer.

Previous Experience -
Skill to design and develop forward thinking and innovative design proposals
Ability to solve problems providing creative solutions
Ability to communicate and present at any levels across the company in different forums
Able to deal with incomplete or imbalanced information and inputs in the creative phase
Good understanding of feasibility and production methodology within area of responsibility
German language preferable
2D and 3D computer skills such as Photoshop and suitable 3D CAD Software are essential
Must demonstrate a good up to date knowledge of competitor design direction and state-of-the-art technologies for his/her area of expertise
Understanding of Engineering drawings and section books
Understanding of Product Emergence Process (PEP)

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