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  • Job reference: RMS0132936

Technical Illustrator

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Gaydon
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/11/2013
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The Company:
My client works with some of the UK's leading automotive brands, providing technical publications.

The Role:
Your responsibilities working as a Technical Illustrator will include:
• Compiling parts illustrations from CAD (Vis Mockup and Teamcenter Engineering) data using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
• Editing previous illustrations using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
• To update Parts Manuals using dreamweaver software (asp file editing)
• Managing workload effectively for several customers
• To support team meetings and discuss workload and upcoming work
• Visit manufacturing line to understand component breakdown

Specific requirements:
We are looking for an experienced and professional Technical Illustrator who works well in a team and under tight schedules. Also, the candidate must adhere to ‘in house’ formats which will be detailed by the lead Technical Illustrator. Automotive and Parts catalogue creation experience is essential.

General requirements:
The candidate is responsible for completing work detailed by both the lead Technical Illustrator and Parts Technical Authors on a weekly basis. The main area of work is creating Technical Illustrations and associated Parts list which will be validated by the Parts Technical Author.
• Excellent communication and customer facing skills are essential. All of our engineers work directly with our customers. A tenacious and can do approach to our (and their) business is imperative.
• Excellent computer skills are important and experience of working in the 3D digital environment is helpful. Use of CAD and CAD visualisation tools are an important part of the day-to-day role of a Technical Illustrator.
• Experience of using Cortona3D software would be an advantage but full training will be provided.
• first class organisational and project management skills; you will need to be organised because in time your responsibilities will include understanding and implementing how your work will interact with a vehicle programme’s product development lifecycle.

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