Color & Material Designer

Site Faurecia

Contract: Volontariat international en entreprise (V.I.E.)




As a part of Faurecia Design’s team, you will actively participate to Color & Trim projects. Based on your experience and your deep knowledge of the Industrial Design world, you will contribute to develop this discipline in collaboration with Faurecia worldwide Design Studio, ensure the development of working methodologies within Faurecia Industrial Design, from the design concept creation till physical or virtual prototype.

In strong collaboration with Faurecia Innovation team, you will participate in new materials, products, and processes elaboration. As the unique designer on site, you will be a major actor in design & innovation project development, interacting with various internal partners, it is therefore essential to be sensitive to generic business matters and market drivers, in accordance with trades and markets.


Localisation :

·         Valencia area, Spain


Purpose of the job :

As Color & Trim Designer, (s)he will be an important contributor in all innovative projects, dedicated to internal as well as external customers. His (her) main tasks will be to:

Contribute to Industrial Design process during RFQ, development and innovation phasis, with a focus on Decoration projects
Contribute actively to the Color & Trim expertise development
Communicate on Color & Trim expertise and mission with internal and external contacts
Monitor and decode the major trends, and transform them into concepts and product proposals
Support the customer in the product definition, with alternative proposals in accordance with technical and economic targets
Apply with Perceived Quality and Color & Trim processes ; (s)he will be attentive to details
Specific sustainable material researches  



(S)he has to:

Follow Color & Trim projects as Industrial Designer contributor, in charge of:
–          Trend monitoring

–          Consumer profile

–          Color & Trim definition and creation

–          Color & Trim proposals

–          Development of new surfaces focusing on sustainable materials

Fuel Innovation with new ideas/projects, coming out of a structured thinking process 


The ideal candidate will have/be:



·         Master’s degree in Industrial Design


Experience :

·         2 years’ experience in Automotive, CMF Design or Product Industrial Design

·         Strong communication skills: verbal, written and visual


Nice to have :

·         International experience

·         Basics skills or fluent in Spanish

·         Driving licence


 Technical skills :

·         Able to use Adobe Creative Suite

·         Basic knowledge on VRED & Alias Studio

·         Good materials processes knowledge

·         Ability to develop strong customer relationship (internal & external)

·         Fluent in English

·         Strong communication skills with design and technical actors on verbal, written and visual exchanges


Behavioural skills :

·         Accountability and transparency

·         Pro-active & autonomous

·         Negotiation skills & customer focused

·         Communication and interpersonal skills

·         Network animation and influencing skills

·         Ability to anticipate risks

·         Ability to make quick and tough decision

·         International mind set

·         Entrepreneurship mindset


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