Senior Furniture / Product Designer, North Yorkshire (Filled)

Senior Furniture / Product Designer, North Yorkshire, £35,000 – £45,000, V03072

We have filled this vacancy.

This sub-contract metal fabrication company specialises in the design and manufacture of systems office furniture products and upholstered office screens supplied to an extensive portfolio of blue chip end users around the world. Operating from a modern comprehensively equipped factory, the Company’s passion for design and engineering coupled with an unwavering adherence to the principles of design for manufacture, have helped them to achieve an impressive unbroken sales growth.

They are now looking for a talented designer who can help design / engineer new furniture systems and provide project specific technical support to the sales team. The successful candidate should be passionate about design / engineering, have a thorough understanding of how things are made and a practical hands on approach.

A working knowledge of any or all of the following would be a distinct advantage but not essential:- Office furniture design, tubular and sheet steel fabrications, extruded aluminium profiles, plastic injection moulding, woodworking, upholstery, bills of materials and costings together with the generation of sales literature and technical brochures.

Commercially focused, the ideal candidate will hold a minimum 2:2 (or equivalent) in a relevant degree and be a confident Solidworks, Excel and Word user. You’ll need to be a good communicator both verbally and via hand drawn sketches, have good listening skills and be able to manage your work load to achieve deadlines. A full UK/EU driving licence will also be needed as well as a god sense of humour.

This job offers the successful candidate a great opportunity to escape the rat race, live in a beautiful uncongested part of the world with excellent schools and a higher quality of life, whilst working on a varied range of interesting, contemporary furniture related design projects.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Production Assistant (part-time, contract), London

Production Assistant (part-time, contract), London, £12/hour, V03070

We have filled this vacancy.

This British based furniture and lighting design and manufacture company have their workshop and office premises in North London. Along with selling to individuals they partner with interior designers, architects and other retail companies to assist in creating unique lighting and furniture for their clients. Every piece is made to order and they offer a finishing and restoration service to the trade. The role will include creating new job briefs using the company software, responding to customer order enquiries, organizing shipping and deliveries, creating purchase orders, liaising with suppliers and assisting in management of daily flow of the workshop. This is a 4 day week role for maternity cover for approximately 4 months.

Degree level or equivalent, you will need at least 1 years’ experience in lighting design manufacture or the luxury goods industry and good international / cultural knowledge. Fluent in English, you should have a smart and professional personal presentation and confident telephone manner. Independent and self-motivated, this role will require a conscientious, calm manner and great attention to detail.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Kitchen Sales Designer, Somerset

Kitchen Sales Designer, Somerset, £Neg + commission, V03061

We have filled this vacancy.

Are you a Dedicated Sales Professional with an Exceptional Flair for Design?

Do you have the Skills, Passion and Experience to sell Beautiful Kitchens?

Based in Somerset, our client are a renowned kitchen and appliance retailer with one of the most exciting showrooms and product collections in the country.

Due to continued growth and expansion, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Kitchen Designer with a proven track record in the industry. You will be working with some of the finest brands available, including SieMatic, Charles Yorke, Mackintosh, Aga, Miele, Siemens, Sub Zero, Gaggenau plus many others. The 12,000 square foot destination showroom is home to 27 kitchen settings and over 200 working appliances, all displayed over two floors.

As a Kitchen Designer, you must be a people person and able to demonstrate superb presentation and communication skills with a highly professional attitude. CAD fluency is important although full training with relevant software will be given.

The remuneration package on offer consists of a competitive salary plus uncapped commission.

Interior Designer, South Gloucestershire

Interior Designer, South Gloucestershire, £neg, V03060

We have filled this vacancy.

This boutique design practice based near Bath creates elegant interiors for their clients that make everyday living comfortable, engaging and inspirational. They have a small team of creative designers who work with architects, contractors and suppliers to design, decorate and refurbish residential and commercial properties. They are currently looking to recruit an Interior Designer (V03060) to work with the senior design team to conceptualise, design and deliver sophisticated interiors.

You will be involved in creative design projects, as part of a flexible team or independently, translating design concepts into detailed working drawings and supporting documentation. You’ll need to effectively communicate detail design in CAD, presentation and written formats, liaise with consultants, contractors, suppliers and project teams and accompany senior design team members to presentations with clients.

As a skilled interior designer (with a degree in furniture, product or interior design) and 3-5 years’ of experience, creative flair, excellent technical skills, attention to detail and the ability to see a project through from conception to implementation you will also need to be highly proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop, 3D CAD (preferably SketchUp) and Excel with good hand drawing skills an advantage. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and good knowledge of FF&E with the ability to manage budgets and projects, understand the design process.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Bathroom Designer, London

Bathroom Designer, London, £Neg + commission, V03040

WE HAVE FILLED THIS VACANCY. Well known for designing bespoke, luxury bathrooms and offering a tailor made service, this company prides itself in creating unique bathrooms matching each client’s particular needs. They are now seeking a Bathroom Sales Designer to be based in their London Showroom. They will look at both junior and mid-weight designers as your communication, interpersonal, sales and design skills are more important than your amount of experience.

With qualifications in interior design, you will need excellent hand drawing skills and residential design experience. Articulate and a good communicator, you should be an ideas person with good problem solving skills and able to work under pressure and unsupervised.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Technical Designer, Berkshire

Technical Designer, Berkshire, £20,000 – £28,000, V03039

We have filled this vacancy.

This company is a leading manufacturer of aesthetic, high quality bespoke joinery operating nationwide from their factory and offices just outside London. They offer total management of joinery packages, from initial site survey through to installation and are a fast growing company with a high level of repeat clients and new customers joining their portfolio constantly. They are currently looking for a technical designer with experience of resistant materials, who is passionate about problem solving the complexities of bringing different materials together to realise the client’s aspirations. The successful candidate will be required to produce a high standard of detailed technical drawings to submit to the client for approval. Once finalised, the drawings are then used for the manufacturing processes in their onsite factory and site fitting.

With a keen eye for detail and accuracy, you will need the ability to visualise items from 2D drawings to understand clients and interpret designers’ requirements. Experience and knowledge within the cabinet making and bespoke joinery industry is required along with AutoCAD and basic office computer literacy, familiarity with SketchUp would be a bonus. Knowledge and experience of CNC milling, ability to problem solve and work to deadlines is also a necessity.

Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Production Assistant, London

Production Assistant, London, £Neg + bonus + free lunch, V03036

We have filled this vacancy.

This company was established to fill the need for boldly scaled architecturally inspired furniture, upholstery and textiles. With a portfolio of over 500 designs, each one hand made by traditional British craftsmen, their clients include top international decorators, hotels, restaurants and high profile retail customers. Often featured in the design press, they have their own range of fabrics and wallpapers and their own weaving workshop. They are currently recruiting for a Production Assistant to assist and support the Head of Production and the production team in the smooth running of day to day duties, to help ensure pieces are within budget and within quoted lead times, to be responsible for stock orders and component stock and maintain a good working relationship with the workshops.

You will need an interior design or design qualification, excellent Excel and Microsoft Office skills and literacy in AutoCAD. With strong communication skills, both written and verbal, you should be enthusiastic and self-motivated and have good attention to detail. Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop would be an advantage and would knowledge of furniture and/or lighting manufacture.

Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Interior Design Manager, Scotland

Interior Design Manager, Scotland, £29k – £32k + Package, V03030

WE HAVE FILLED  THIS VACANCY. The role of Interior Design Manager involves advising and supporting care homes on the engagement of budgeted costs for fit-outs, refurbishments and replacements of interior design elements and items. Responsibilities will include advising General Managers of the products and specifications available, then ordering and managing the delivery and fit-out accordingly.

As a member of the Divisional Property team the Interior Design Manager will have an appropriate qualification and previous experience of managing large fit-out projects. Ideally, candidates will have multi-site experience and must be able to prioritise to meet business needs. The ability to plan and work to budget is essential, as are strong organisational and communication skills.

Please note that extensive travel will be required for this role, with an average of 4 days spent on the road and some nights away from home. Whilst the Interior Design Manager can be based anywhere within the Division, a central location would be beneficial e.g. central belt of Scotland.

An attractive remuneration package on offer consists of £29,000 – £32,000 plus bonus scheme, pension, life cover and company car.

Design Consultant, London

Design Consultant, London, c£25,000 + commission, car allowance, V03029

We have filled this vacancy.

This luxury furniture boutique requires a Consultant / Designer to join their team on a full time basis. In this role you will predominantly focus on generating design service leads within the showroom and increasing the trade accounts with independent designers. You will also be responsible for introducing the company to architects and property developers. You will be required to conduct home design visits to customers when needed and specify all relevant products for the design project. From there you will manage your design orders from the onset to oversee the installation of the project, providing a turn-key solution to your customer via 20:20 Fusion.

The successful candidate will be fluent in French and English and have strong interpersonal skills. You will have a confident and efficient approach to the business with an excellent after sale service and a strong retail background with previous experience of one to one selling in a similar role. Knowledge of CAD systems and a degree would be preferable and excellent attention to detail and the ability to recall a wide range of product knowledge is essential.

Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

Solidworks Design Engineer, Buckinghamshire

Solidworks Design Engineer, Buckinghamshire, £25,000 – £29,000, V03025

WE HAVE FILLED THIS VACANCY. This well-established British company specialises in the design and manufacture of high end commercial furniture and also provides bespoke solutions for its clients and trade partners. Design and manufacturing is carried out at their Head Office in Buckinghamshire supported by their showroom and Innovation centre in London. They are looking for someone with a real passion for Solidworks, with experience and understanding of how to implement Solidworks to efficiently communicate parametric design detail, product information and specification. You will also need to be able to use AutoCAD confidently and have qualifications within product, furniture or engineering.

General responsibilities: To work with the Design team to engineer new product ranges plus special and modified product, including bespoke solutions; to maintain a library of engineered standard product, components and hardware for use in production and the generation of modified product orders; to generate detailed and accurate drawings, specifications and associated Bills of Materials for the CNC Operations, Purchasing and Costing departments.

Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.