Colour and Trim Designer

A well- known international automotive company is currently looking for a Color & Trim Designer for their studio in California.

Location: California, US


  • Research, analyze and develop interior and exterior colors and materials appropriate for North American vehicle production programs and concept vehicles.
  • Select and develop materials (including fabric, leather, vinyl, carpet, headliner, wood grain, metal, interior and exterior colors and finishes) in keeping with overall design concept.
  • Create visual presentations for each project, incorporate innovative design trends in developing new products and follow each project from concept to production.
  • Apply knowledge of consumer design trends and forecasting.
  • Create effective communication tools to convey concept, theme, color and research ideas to send to suppliers and to present to management.
  • Perform color tuning and material mastering to ensure consistency of colors and materials prior to production and distribute mastered materials to sister organizations.
  • Proficient with Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Benchmark competitive vehicles and aid in design direction.
  • Create and present technical reports as assigned.
  • Up to 30% travel (domestic and international).


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years’ experience in automotive color and trim design


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