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PPG Industries

Color and Design Specialist

PPG Industries - Salt Lake City, UT

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PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

Our Color and Design Specialists (Commercial) help customers choose the perfect paint colors for any project—from hotels to new homes to office buildings to health care and senior living. They offer design services with an eye for the occupied space and how color interacts with furniture, window treatments, flooring and accessories. Color & Design Specialists do “on-the-spot color consultations” and recommendations to consumers, hotels, office building owners, new homebuilders, and education and retail customers.  Every Color & Design Specialist brings their own style while listening to and understanding the customer’s voice.


Key Responsibilities:

Organize, plan and execute trade show presentations, providing color training and color trends to prospects and to PPG store and sales colleagues.

Support architectural reps by conducting joint calls and CEU presentations for firms and specifiers.

Hold leadership position in at least one local chapter of one or more of the following professional organizations: ASID, IIDA, and NKBA.

Call on commercial interior designers to secure color spec share.

Have the ambition to solidify as a subject matter expert on color theory, relationship of color and human behavior/interaction, and customer color schemes and palettes.


Required Qualifications:

BA/BS in marketing, interior design degree or color-related field

Two years’ of experience in customer outreach, sales revenue and brand recognition.

Flexibility and the ability to travel 20% of regionally as you reach into new markets and present to various audiences. Some evenings and weekends will be expected.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in the paint and coatings industry.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop /Illustrator.

Experience with Social media strategies in Color & Design Consulting

In addition to significant career growth opportunities, full-time employees enjoy a competitive salary, commission plan, 401k, life, health, dental and vision insurance. 

Candidates must be authorized to work permanently in the United States.

We would like to thank candidates who submit their interest for this position.  Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and background check.

PPG Industries, Inc. offers 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, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Company Profile:
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. 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. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).