Materiality Designer

General Motors

3.6

(58)

Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

    go next, as demonstrated in your portfolio.

    You will have a bachelor's degree in a relevant design discipline: from Textile Design, Automotive Design through to Industrial Design or other. You have a minimum of 3 years' experience in a CMF role, preferably within Automotive Advanced Design.

    A self-starter, your sophisticated communication skills will enable you to effortlessly build relationships. You thrive in a team environment - At GM ADE we fully embrace new ways of working and encourage you to coordinate with multiple partners to achieve design goals, as well as contribute to our award-winning working culture.

    What You'll Do

    • Design and develop sustainable and responsible CMF processes and content.

    • Help ideate and deliver supporting work for project presentations in a variety of different formats in new and exciting ways.

    • Work collaboratively across studio disciplines to challenge industry conventions with internal and external partners and suppliers.

    • Use sound creative judgment to develop original, innovative and fresh 2D and 3D designs.

    • Revise, refine and track design proposal developments. Prepare documentation, presentations and prototypes to program timing and communicate with the wider team as required.

    • Pay particular attention to understanding brand and customer insights and align to these requirements.

    • Demonstrate an existing in-depth research practice that contextualizes brands beyond present vehicle trends, materials and existing technology.

    • Coordinates and participate in meetings as required.

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

    • Education: Bachelor's degree, preferably in the Automotive Design, Fashion Design, Industrial Design, Product Design, Interior Design, Graphic Design, Architecture or Textiles.

    • Professional experience in design which could include internships.

    • Highly proficient 2D rendering capabilities with Photoshop, Illustrator or similar software.

    • Possess a sympathetic understanding of 3D design surface language and 3D Rendering capabilities such as VRED, Alias, Blender, Rhino, Grasshopper or similar rendering software.

    What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

    • Demonstrate out of box creative thinking, problem solving and sound design judgment.

    • Demonstrate trend, theme and product inspiration through a high level of presentation consideration and graphical layout.

    • Demonstrate a professional design process from research and inspiration to design thinking in relevance to project outcomes.

    • Demonstrate evidence of your design method and ideas reaching resolution by an example of their application and or execution.

    • Must demonstrate strong digital rendering skills and prototyping with Photoshop, Illustrator, VRED, blender etc.

    • Demonstrate sound understanding of 2D proposals to 3D concepts

    • Understand concepts of user experience design and how CMF design informs the user journey.

    PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

    To be considered for this position, you will need to submit a portfolio in addition to your resume and profile. You may include a link to your online portfolio in your resume OR if your portfolio is not available online, please follow the instructions below to upload your portfolio as a separate attachment as you did with the resume.

    • Save your portfolio as a pdf document

    • Name your portfolio your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME. Example: Candidate name is John Smith. Portfolio pdf file name is: Smith, John.pdf

    • Upload as an attachment - you may have to condense the file.

    • Education and Training

    DISCLAIMER: The Works included in your Career Portfolio must not be subject to any non-disclosure and/or confidentiality agreement. If the Works in your Career Portfolio are owned by your current or former employer, or by any other Third Party, there must be an express written consent from the Owner allowing the Works to be included in your Career Portfolio for sharing with General Motors ("GM"). By sharing your Career Portfolio, you grant to GM the right to quote, paraphrase, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use all or any portion of the Career Portfolio for purposes of making a hiring determination. By sharing your Career Portfolio, you also agree to release and discharge GM, and its licensees, successors, and assigns, from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that you may have regarding any use of the Career Portfolio, including (but not limited to) any claims based on the right to privacy, the right to publicity, copyright, libel, defamation, or any other rights.

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    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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    About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    Why Join Us

    We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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    Diversity Information

    General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of unlawful discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications for each role and apply for any positions that match their skills and capabilities. Applicants in the recruitment process may be required, where applicable, to successfully complete a role-related assessment(s) and/or a pre-employment screening prior to beginning employment. To learn more, visit How we Hire

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    Why you should apply for a job to General Motors:

  • 53% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 71% would recommend this company to other women
  • 89% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Work Appropriately philosophy gives employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact to achieve their goals.
  • Our future is all electric and we aspire to zero tailpipe emissions by 2035.
  • Paid Family Leave provides employees up to 12 weeks of paid time off to support a new child or care for relatives with a health condition.