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Who are we?
Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.
Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.
We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automobile industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.
Volvo Design is all about about people. We create a sustainable luxury experience with a high responsibility for the environment and we work with the focus on a human- centric Design. The development of all Volvo products must spring from the needs of people and end with their satisfaction. When you are a part of the Design department you are also a part of the experience that we offer to our customers.
What we offer
Design is a crucial part of creating a brand and a product identity for the customer to relate to. The design of our cars is strongly influenced by Scandinavian luxury and innovation. Design is a unit is divided into one creative part and one operative part who closely work together to fulfil Volvo’s design strategy. We offer you an exciting challenge in an international and growing company with a strong culture and great development opportunities. You will have the opportunity and responsibility to actively contribute to the growth of our business through people.
Color & Material Design at Volvo Cars is inspired by the Scandinavian Design and Lifestyle, sustainability and innovation.
The Scandinavian nature, culture and values influence the way how we do things. From that we create sustainable, beautiful and luxurious materials that strive to give a piece of our heritage to our customers.
We are now looking for a creative Designer Color & Material Design to strengthen our fantastic team.
What you will do
As Designer Color & Material, you will support the Senior design manager to create the Color & Material Design for a specific program in the in creative phase, from conceptualizing and communicating design ideas up till developing for production. You will also support the VP Color &Material Design in strategic design, projects and design for sustainable solutions. Your other tasks will include:
• Developing creative Color & Material Design ideas including new material processes and sustainable material solutions
• Collecting inspiration, materials and samples and creating tasteful moodboards
• Conducting design trend research and benchmark
• Communication of Color & Material Design within Design and the Product Creation
• Creating the best-looking color & material choices and collections for our customers
• Preparation of tasteful presentations
You and your skills
To be successful in this role we believe that you have:
• Bachelor or Master’s degree in Textile Design, Fashion Design, Transportation Interior Design, Product Design or Industrial Design
• Prior experience in Color & Material Design
• Good understanding how colors and materials are supporting a specific character of a cars
• Ability to use the Microsoft Office Package, PowerPoint, Adobe Package (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, VRED)
• Strong presentation skills
On a personal level, we believe that you are a team player who has effective interpersonal and cross-functional collaboration skills. We are looking for candidates who have the passion, energy and enthusiasm. You are a self- driven individual who can think strategically and has a fast understanding of complexity and ability to deal with different topics ant the same time. We would also like to see that you have excellent communication skills, as well as good verbal and written skills in English.
How to learn more and apply
Have we sparked your interest yet? If you want to learn more about the role itself, please contact hiring manager Claudia Braun at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions regarding the recruitment process contact recruiter Egle Celedinaite at email@example.com.
Please apply by submitting your electronic application by January 15th, 2021. Applicants must include a portfolio of work as a PDF or website link in electronic application. Please note that applications via email are not accepted.
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