Pattern Designer, Paint Protection Film

Job Requisition ID:  49305

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 


About Eastman Performance Films

Eastman Performance Films is part of Eastman’s Advanced Materials business segment. With 60 years of experience, Eastman is a world leader in the manufacturing and marketing of window and paint protection films, with a portfolio of industry-leading professional and consumer brands and product lines, including LLumar®, Vista® by LLumar, FormulaOne® by LLumar, SunTek®, V-Kool™, Huper Optik™ and Gila®.


The Role:

This role is part of our Pattern Design Team and will be focusing on making patterns for our PPF (Paint Protection Film). The Design team meets customer needs for available quality patterns that enable PPF sales.  Accountabilities include that patterns are designed, validated, and uploaded onto our Pattern Database. The Design team collaborates with cross-functional partners in Technical Service and Sales across the US and globally in order to access vehicle data to create PPF patterns in accordance with our global quality standards. This is a field base role that requires travel (~50% of time). Travel may be required across the USA as well as other regions. Desk based work will be complete from home office. 



This role will work from a home office in the greater Denver area


  • Develop high quality Paint Protection Film (PPF) patterns
    • Manual template making
    • Digitizing and editing patterns using graphics software
    • Validation installation of patterns to vehicles
  • Time management & reporting
    • Deliver patterns within deadlines (per vehicle) to meet annual pattern targets
    • Weekly and monthly reporting on progress
  • Manage and maintain patterns (Data management)
    • Maintain folders and pictures for pattern fitment validation
    • Adjust existing patterns where necessary
  • Contribute to and deliver global pattern best practice
    • Implement latest agreed global best practice within the global pattern operation
    • Share insights and collaborate in the development of best practice and standard operating procedures
    • Support knowledge transfer across Performance Films (consulting on, or delivering training and guidance), as required
  • Pattern Acquisition Channels
    • Manage own pattern prioritization list 
    • Support the development of existing and new pattern acquisition channels to enable vehicle access 

Required Qualifications

  • High School or GED Equivalent Education is  required
  • Clearly demonstrable practical skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Technical & design, skills or mindset 
  • Experience or interest in the automotive industry (professional or personal) 
  • Experience managing own workload

Desired Experience and Personal Traits:

  • Paint Protection Film (PPF) fitment expertise, or similar products with closely transferable skills.
  • Practical engineering or materials experience (hands on mindset as to how materials work in real world applications)
  • Affinity with Graphic design software skills, such as CorelDRAW
  • Results focused and detail oriented
  • Ability to build and maintain customer relationships
  • Ability to follow best practice work methods
  • Flexibility to meet deadlines and ability to work under pressure
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Windows, Word, PowerPoint and Excel 


Eastman provides a robust slate of benefits that include:

  • Attractive Compensation (fixed and variable)
  • Health Care, Dental, and Vision
  • Life Insurances (employee and dependents)
  • Sick Time
  • Long-term Disability and long-term Care
  • Paid Vacation beginning at a minimum of 3 weeks, plus 12 Company-Paid Holidays
  • 401k company contributions of 8.5% annually
  • And we will provide you with all the training and tools you will need


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Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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