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CMF Senior Designer

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Product Design
Location
Malmesbury - United Kingdom

About us

Dyson are looking for an experienced and creative CMF Senior Designer to join our CMF Design team. You will be responsible for creatively generating and developing CMF concepts and to deliver final design of colours, materials and finishes for Dyson products in relation to the overall Design and company strategy.

You will work closely within a newly established and growing CMF Design team, all focused on making the owner experience the best it can be and in-keeping with Dyson’s reputation.


About the role


Presentation of CMF Design at executive level. Takes an active role in growing the CMF function at Dyson.Responsible for generating CMF Design Specifications, project and material development timing plans, mastering of material samples.Communication of CMF Design using visuals and models.Own the CMF Design of our products from concept, through various stages of development, and into production. Work collaboratively with the wider Design and Product Experience Team to promote world-leading design.Manage internal communications with global RDD, Commercial, Quality, Engineering and programme functions for project success.Support in discovering new resources for materials to aid in enhancing innovation. Have broad experience of both soft and hard material developments. Extensive knowledge of material technology and manufacturing processes. Creation and development of CMF narratives, strategy and comprehensive design guidelines.

About you

  • A degree in Textile Design, Colour and Material Design, Product or Industrial Design or equivalent.
  • 5+ years professional CMF experience.
  • Highly motivated and collaborative – taking ownership of projects and at the same time, being objective and responsive to feedback.
  • Self-motivated, able to take initiative with the ability to work independently when needed. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbally and visually. 
  • Comfortable with ‘failure’ in the context of multiple iterations of testing and learning. 
  • Ability to assess project risks impacting CMF Design and recommend mitigations.
  • Possess a good understanding of various production processes & engineering processes – how they influence design and fabrication. 
  • Superior colour vision and eye for detail.
  • Ability to travel if required. 
  • Software Tools – Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, KeyShot, VRed, Office Suite including PowerPoint and Excel.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus 8 statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Free on site Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.