£Competitive, benefits include - 27 Days Holiday + Bonus + Pension
This role sits within the Design team of our automotive function.
As part of a small, innovative team, we are looking for our CMF Designers to be flexible to work through the design, development and delivery phases of the project.
To own and be responsible for all creative aspects of Colour & Trim for specified current and/or future programmes. To ideate, develop concepts and execute final design of colours, materials and finishes in relation to the overall design and brand strategy.
The primary role will define and ensure delivery of all customer-facing finishes in conjunction with inputs from Interior and Exterior Design, Marketing and Programme Office, incorporating CMF within the internal design development process.
Responsible for inspiring and supporting project teams through visual trend research, creative direction and CMF Design.
Execute all phases of aesthetic colour and material development from initial trend research, to concept development and refinement.
Research the market, trends, technology and innovative materials, looking cross functionally at product, fashion, technology as well as transport.
Proactively research and investigate new materials, technologies and processes to streamline and achieve visual aspirations of the brand.
Produce presentations for design strategy and programme specific milestones, 2D and 3D.
CCL design strategy activities, including efficient management of material design and working closely with project teams to understand opportunities within the plant / supply chain.
Sourcing suppliers and developing working relationships with them in order to develop designs and materials
Liaison manufactures and suppliers.
Collaborate with exterior and interior designers in creating and developing appropriate CMF palettes and innovative material solutions.
Set design targets for any new materials or new applications of existing materials
Support concept trim and finish feasibility work for any new finish, material or detail
Collaborating with key teams to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Develop a Colour and Material Design release document that enables the successful communication of CMD requirements internally to relevant functions
Work cross functionally with commercial teams to understand product lifecycle and key features
Work with procurement in the setting up and management of suppliers.
Responsible for production of accurate design masters and delivery of these at agreed project timing.
Support Engineering with any visual material and colour validation / harmony control on Production Follow activities such as localisation, cost down, grade re alignment.
The CMF Team Requires well organised and creative individuals, who are curious about how things are made, passionate about materials with a good sense of colour and high attention to detail. You will have a degree level qualification in Textile Design or similar.
Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.