TOYOTA is one of the world’s largest automobile manufacturers and a leading global corporation.
Founded in 1937, Toyota now sells vehicles in 170 countries and employs over 300.000 people.
Based in Brussels, Belgium, and staffed by 2.700 people and more than 60 nationalities,
Toyota Motor Europe (TME) handles the wholesale marketing of Toyota and Lexus vehicles, parts & accessories, and manages Toyota’s European R&D, manufacturing and engineering operations.
. Bachelor’s degree in art or industrial design
. Minimum of 5-6 years’ experience working with production related industry or design office.
. Very good knowledge of car styling and automotive industry including current trends
. Proven ability to create and develop interior styling, colour and material cordination.
. Graphic software experience
. Good project management skills
. Fluent in English
. Photoshop, Illustrator and 3Dsoftware knowledge preffered.
. Skilled in different types of visualization/animation software is preferred
. Knowledge of Microsoft Office
You have a Toyota DNA, this means you:
• wish to develop and you are ready to persevere in order to reach challenging targets.
• seek facts before making recommendations or decisions.
• have strong planning and organization skills
• enjoy working in a team, respecting others.
• have a creative mind and passion for cars. (if relevant for function)
• have excellent communication skills
Toyota Technical Center (R&D) in Europe is responsible for the design & styling, planning, development and production of attractive, superior quality cars matching European market requirements.
Within our R&D organisation, Vehicle Design division plays a key role in the early design and styling development of our future models. The role of the Design team is to join the initial concept making, sketches and product design through the creative use of computer software.
You will be part of a team that is responsible for the interior style development for our future and existing products.
You will work closely together with exterior and color style designers and engineers by:
. Research and forecast style trend for the future.
. Make concept for future products.
. Create a new interior style for our product, together with our exterior and colour style designers.
. Develop proposal models and mocks with stylists, modellers and model suppliers.
. Develop style data and secures both, styling quality and production quality, with colour and material suppliers, fabric makers, parts suppliers.
. Control and follow up actual production with our engineering teams.