Color & Trim Designer for Top OEM Company!
Are you an experienced Color & Trim Designer? Do you have a passion for the automotive industry? Do you want to get your foot in the door with one of the top OEM companies in the world? We are currently looking to bring on an individual with 5 years of experience working in the automotive industry as a Color & Trim Designer in Torrance, CA! This is a great opportunity for anybody who has serious drive and a passion for the automotive industry.
Coordinates and performs a full range of automotive color and materials research, design and development functions including interior/exterior colors, materials and trim concept development. Provides feedback for proposals, implementation, materials styling, cost and production management, consumer research, strategic analysis/reporting and general project management. Serves as liaison and technical consultant to internal product development teams, factories and external suppliers. Oversee the development of materials/finishes from concept through production and ensures the best combination of aesthetics and functionality meet branding, marketing, manufacturing, cost and regulatory requirements. Collaborates with pre-development teams to promote materials and color strategies critical to the development of new automotive interior and exterior colors, materials and trim for the North American market.
*Must have a bachelors degree in a related field and 4+ years of related experience.
*Strong research, design, knowledge of materials and color integrations with product brand design.
*Ability to recognize color nuances and demonstrate color differences.
*Demonstrates creativity to develop and promote unique designs.
*Strong knowledge of consumer trends in materials and color preferences as well as a knowledge of vehicle development cycles.
*Strong negotiation, communication, project management, organizational, interpersonal, computer and presentation skills.
*Ability to read, write and speak Japanese is a plus.
*Ability to work overtime and travel as required by projects
For immediate consideration please email your resume and portfolio to Kris Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How To Apply
NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.