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Color & Design Specialist

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

PPG Architectural Coatings has a career opportunity for a Color & Design Specialist role at our Southeastern Us territory! Are you ready for an exciting and dynamic career with an industry leader? As the Color & Design Specialist you will consult with architects, commercial interior designers, corporate accounts, segment customers, and commercial professionals to introduce PPG Voice of Colour, pallet, tools, and programs to expose our brand and increase the specification and/or finish schedule of PPG Paints.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Awareness to perceive and mirror color choices with customer style and preference. The key is to listen and provide color options to complement architectural styles, regional palettes, and address application as well as visual appeal
  • Organize, plan and execute trade show presentations, providing color training to store and sales personnel, and Color Trend events in key markets
  • Support Architectural+Design Reps and GC+CM Reps by conducting joint calls and leading CEU presentations. This role is the Corp Acct liaison to ensure national commercial programs are implemented correctly at the regional and local level tying projects to invoices for tracking
  • Hold a leadership position in at least one local chapter of one or more of the following organizations: ASID, IIDA, NKBA
  • Call on and support commercial interior designers to secure color spec share and finish schedule
  • Subject matter expert on color theory, the relationship of color and human behavior/interaction, and customer color schemes and palettes
  • Quickly build and be heavily vested in maintaining relationships with specifiers and customers
  • Focus on Commercial Interior Designers as a priority to drive Corp Acct Program success
  • Support field by providing color suggestions for commercial projects to secure and drive sales.
  • Work closely with leadership to define best practices and standardize protocol and processes


  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from an accredited school
  • 2 years of customer service experience preferred.
  • The incumbent is required to have flexibility (some evenings and weekends required) of hours due to the variance in the work schedule.
  • Prior experience in outside paint sales preferred but not required.
  • Strong verbal and written communications and large audience presentation skills
  • Ability to negotiate effectively with clients at all levels
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator a plus.


Here at PPG, we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability, and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated, and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent, and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders, and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday - everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

PPG vision:

We are One PPG:

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

Pay Transparency poster: English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

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Keywords: PPG Industries, Inc., Kissimmee , Color & Design Specialist, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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