NDE’s Colour Designer is responsible for providing modern and innovative colour and material design that both challenges traditional approaches whilst reflecting the requirements and expectations of the Company product planning brief. This role requires high creativity, automotive industry experience, strong project management, team-working skills and excellent communication skills, to effectively and efficiently work on specific colour projects for production vehicles, advanced concepts and colour strategy research.
MAINRESPONSIBILITIES / KEY TASKS DEFINED
Creative Design – Projects
Lead research and develop visual concept proposals with the Nissan Global Colour Group, providing a unique and innovative perspective
Effectively utilise the latest Design tools to illustrate the proposals
Able to research, develop and propose innovative materials or finishes with suppliers: maintaining feasibility level of advanced materials and deliver them at target cost
Communicate design concepts and ideas effectively, whilst maintaining a high-level of visual presentation
Lead on assigned colour projects from exploratory design through to production vehicle/concepts
Attend and support project planning meetings to ensure understanding of the project direction is clear for all
Obtain and follow timing plans, keep within the allowable cost targets of materials and design development budget
Ensure effective communicate with all Business partner / stakeholders on a regular basis
Maintain an overall involvement and understanding of the project needs
Establish and adhere to best-practice develop processes at all times
Skills and Attributes Required
Highly creative and innovative, with a proactive approach
An organised timely approach to working practices
Good communication skills. Ability to work cross-functionally within an efficient yet effective manner.
Motivational and proactive approach to teamwork is essential
Project management skills essential
Strong ability to challenge and innovate in colour and materials.