Calty Design Research, Inc. is part of Toyota's global design network and contributes innovative design concepts for a diverse vehicle lineup. Calty's primary goal is to research market trends and create innovative vehicle designs that reflect US tastes as well as other global markets.
We participate in a variety of project activities, including experimental concepts, advanced, competition and production design for the Toyota and Lexus brands. These design solutions are often shared and developed in collaboration with other Toyota design, planning, engineering and manufacturing groups in Japan and the US. Our goal at Calty is to bring passion and creativity to every aspect of our design work. We invite you to explore career opportunities at Calty and a chance to be a part of our exciting journey.
We are currently seeking a Color, Material and Finish Designer for our production design studio located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Primary responsibilities include: Researching color and material trends; Creating color design proposals for production projects; Coordinating with other Toyota groups and suppliers to develop materials for both interior and exterior automotive design.
Ideal candidate will possess: a Bachelor's in Fine Arts, Design, or a similar discipline; professional CMF design experience preferably in the automotive industry; Production color design experience a plus, but not required; Excellent presentation and visual communication skills; Demonstrated skills in time management, organization, planning, visualization, and working in a team-oriented environment required.
Portfolios with samples of CMF work are required for consideration. Portfolios too large to submit as an attachment can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Toyota Motor Company