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Senior Colour Materials and Finish (CMF)  Designer

South East
£50,000 to £90,000
Job Type
7 Sep 2022
Senior Colour Materials and Finish (CMF) Designer £50-90k+ Strong Bonus South East, Permanent ABJ5811 As an experienced CMF Designer you will be part of a team collectively responsible for the design of devices and accessories and will be working closely within the team, and with brand, insights and R&D teams responsible for the delivery of new product development. As CMF designer you will drive trend and CMF leadership within the team by consolidating and sharing trend insights, and by managing the CMF sample libraries. As CMP Designer you will develop the future colour materials and finishes palette for company product lines and accessories. As CMF designer you will drive CMF development on projects from concept to production, ensuring quality CMF execution. Key Accountabilities Ability to lead multiple design projects concurrently from early concept development to final production. Driving Trend and CMF leadership in R&D by bringing rich & upgraded aesthetics to design concepts. Ability to build strong partnerships with product designers, engineers and marketing. Building a network with external suppliers and CMF agencies. Driving internal alignment with stakeholders of the design projects. Generate senior leadership enthusiasm and interest through demonstrated work. Help build the design thinking process within the organization. Responsible for all CMF outputs including design presentation, concept development, appearance model and prototypes, CMF and design verification. Explore, research, analyze and deliver reports on key Design and CMF trends. Develop compelling narratives that provide a solid rationale for CMF concepts. Deliver rich, upgraded aesthetics in concepts and designs through CMF leadership. Lead CMF development on multiple design projects concurrently, from early concept development to final production, ensuring quality execution. Partner closely with product designers, engineers and suppliers on CMF, throughout the design process ensuring successful implementation. Develop and manage the CMF library and palette to communicate internally and externally with suppliers. Qualifications and Experience Bachelor or Masters Degree qualification in a relevant design area, such as industrial design, fashion design, textile design with a wealth of relevant industry experience. Significant experience with Trend and CMF design and development of contemporary digital and electronic products, and fully confident with the technologies and manufacturing processes which support them. Experience in all phases of the design process, from concept to manufacture through to launch. Solid experience in creating and leading CMF design in manufacturing Design research experience determining design and market trends Strategic thinking, researching and analysing trends, brand, target customers and propositions to develop successful CMF strategies and solutions. Technical knowledge in plastics, metals, coatings, soft goods Knowledge of 2D, 3D Design tools (ex. Adobe, Keyshot) Experience in fast moving functional products e.g. smart phone & portable devices Interest and experience in designing for sustainability. Experience in 3D design tools like Solidworks, Alias, Rhino Full Time. Salary dependent on exp. 50-90k Base + Bonus, + other benefits Share Reward Scheme, Company Pension Scheme To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson on (phone number removed) / (phone number removed) or apply for ABJ5811 to
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  • Job Reference: 706061460-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Hudson Shribman
    Hudson Shribman
  • Location: South East
  • Salary: £50,000 to £90,000
  • Sector: Advert / Media / Entertainment
  • Job Type: Permanent