Design - Creative Graduate Programme

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Programme Duration – 2 years

Location – Gaydon. All employees are required to spend time in different departments at a number of company locations in order to meet the needs of the business.

Salary – Circa £29,000, with a £2,000 joining bonus

We’re reimagining the future of movement. Our vision of a sustainable future of modern luxury by design is at the heart of our next generation thinking and our new generation of talent. Pioneering apprentices, change-driving undergraduates and ground-breaking graduates all play their part.

Together with everyone who proudly works at Jaguar Land Rover, you can be the future of movement. Going from A-B is changing, for good. Can you take us there?

Creative
Jaguar Land Rover is a pioneer of sleek, modern vehicles ahead of their time because we have the insights. We predict global trends before they occur and will use them to fuel your creativity. You’ll learn how to perfect your use of 2D and 3D media to deliver products that set our customers’ pulses racing time and again.

This programme is a lesson in design that ignites the world’s passion. From the Defender and the XJ to the Evoque and the F-TYPE, our design team has produced some of the most recognisable vehicles ever made, from the interiors to the exteriors, colour & materials to the Interface design.

The Creative programme will set you on the first step to an excellent career path in an exciting and creative environment at Jaguar Land Rover Design. It’s a chance to learn and develop your skills from those working closely with you, in a welcoming studio environment. Jaguar Land Rover is a pioneer of sleek, modern vehicles ahead of their time because we have the insights.

There are three specialisms to choose from within the Design Visualisation and Animation team: Graphic Design, Design Visualisation and Animation (DVA) or Experience and Digital Design:

Graphic Design: This highly creative specialism focuses on producing 2D graphics, in Adobe illustrator and photoshop, with a sensitivity and a style befitting of the company’s luxury brands. You will learn from the experienced team around you, how to execute and communicate ideas and layouts successfully. How to be flexible and agile in your approach to new graphical challenges.

Visualisation and Motion Graphics (DVA): Within the Design Visualisation and Animation team there are two programmes - CG Imagery and Animations or 2D Motion Graphics.

CG Imagery and Animation - CG Artists creating compelling, photorealistic images and animations of exterior and interior design themes, colour and materials proposals and vehicle technology. They showcase a sensitivity in their visual style which helps communicate their vision in a way that follows the Brand direction.

2D Motion graphics - The Design visualisation team help to communicate and inspire Design Strategy, theme USP's and technology through inspirational motion graphics pieces which could be used as a standalone asset or form part of a wider presentation.

Experience and Digital Design - CG Imagery and Animation: Focusing on the instigation, assimilation and analysis of key input signals which help inform and inspire the creation of relevant and highly desirable future Jaguar Land Rover user experiences. Working across the creative design teams and with the Global Customer Insights, Marketing, Research and Technical specialists within Jaguar Land Rover (and externally through professional partnerships and research institutions) you’ll help build a strong knowledge platform from which future user experiences can be developed. You will be challenged daily to create new, modern, reductive yet characterful designs and experiences that celebrate the opportunities arising from new forms of digital customer engagement.

What’s required
Excellence runs throughout our entire business, and we expect you to be the same.

Graphic Design: A degree at 2:2 or higher in Graphic Design (still or motion). Other creative degrees will be considered such as Product Design, Automotive Design or 3D digital Design. A strong graphical portfolio will be required.

DVA CG Imagery and Animation: A degree at 2:2 or higher in either Automotive design, Product Design, CG Animation, 3D Digital Design or other relevant creative degrees. A strong portfolio showcasing a talent for 3D Visualisation will be required.

DVA 2D Motion graphics: A degree at 2:2 or higher in Graphic Design or Motion Graphic Design. Other creative degrees will be considered (Product Design, Automotive Design, 3D Digital Design or CG Animation) with a strong motion graphics portfolio demonstrated.

Experience and Digital Design: A degree at 2:2 or higher in Transportation, Product, Graphic or Gaming design or Experience / interaction and information design.

Rewards and Benefits
You will Join us on a starting salary of £29,000, you’ll also receive a £2,000 joining bonus to welcome you to Jaguar Land Rover.

A generous holiday allowance will also be yours, as will many other benefits such as our privilege car purchase scheme, our pension scheme and access a range of deals and discounts from various retailers and sports clubs.

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Your innovation and creativity will be challenged every day, as you develop a rigorous and commercially focused approach in your work. And, with on-going support from industry leading experts and continual learning opportunities, you’ll quickly realise that our programmes have been designed to be as inspiring as the pioneering vehicles you’ll help produce.

Please be aware that we close our programmes at any point and at short notice based on the volume of applications. To give yourself the best chance of being considered for a place on this programme please apply early.

You can find out more about our graduates and how they play their part on:

Facebook – @lifeatJLR
Twitter - @LifeatJLR
Instagram – @lifeatjlr

We are the future of movement. We’re the pioneers, the change-drivers and ground-breakers. We’re the next generation of luxury, innovative, sustainable car makers. We’re focused and restless for better. We’re defining the future of movement. We think big, learn from each other and use our diverse skills, experience and expertise to propel ourselves, our team and our business forward.

And no matter where we are in the world, we’re all proudly shaping an industry that’s accelerating faster than ever. Going from A-B is changing. Can you take us there?

Be the future of movement

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