What is a Vehicle Trace/Template?

A vehicle template is a physical 2D trace of a vehicle to a 1:1 scale which is converted for producing such livery kits as lifesaving emergency service reflective Battenberg or equally highways chevrons and such like.

Summary of role

As a vehicle pattern designer, it is solely your responsibility to take full vehicle templates adhering to the VLS template procedure. Attention to detail, accuracy, skilled hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity are essential. The pattern templater will organise site visits throughout the country liaising with managers of fleet, car sales and/or other roles and establishments to acquire the necessary vehicle patterns. You will become an integral part of the VLS design team being the first stage of the design stage your role is crucial and communication between you and the designers is essential.


Experience in this role would be beneficial but ultimately not essential as full training will be given to any successful candidate.

Graphic Vinyl/ Prismatic Material knowledge and application for vehicles would be advantageous. Your work ethic, punctuality and presentation must be equally aligned to the values of VLS. This must be evident when dealing with your team or clients.

Commitment to VLS Vision and goals.


You must have a growth and forward-thinking mindset aligned with the values of VLS. You must only accept 100% accuracy in the patterns you produce. You must show a willingness to learn and apply new knowledge to your role.

Attention to detail, accuracy, skilled hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity.


  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Growth Mindset
  • A company van will be supplied

If you feel you can add value to VLS and would like to take this opportunity register your interest with us at careers@vlsltd.biz or call 01482 363 760

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