Architectural Technician (Contract), London (Filled)

Architectural Technician (Contract), London, £26,000 – £30,000 pro rata, V03019

We have filled this vacancy.

This interior design company works for both private clients and developers within the London area. They are currently nearing completion on a very large residential refurbishment project in Hampstead and are about to embark on some new projects which include a hotel with 30 apartments, another large residential property, a pop up shop and a retail outlet all in London. The role will include: site surveys, drawing up of plans and layouts, elevations, building regs and assisting with other aspects of the detailed design work.

You will need good technical drawing and detailing skills and experience on residential projects. Qualifications in Architecture would be particularly of interest as would an interest in Interior Design. You should be literate in VectorWorks with your own computer / laptop and able to work self-employed on a contract basis.

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 Designer, London

Kitchen Designer, London, £Neg + Commission, V03017

We have filled this vacancy.

This fast growing bespoke joinery, interior design and build company, designs and manufactures award winning kitchens, freestanding furniture and luxury residential refurbishments. Their bespoke designs are not constrained by standard formats and specifications, so they have been able to grow a reputation for developing innovative but practical designs, with ambitious use of materials. They are now seeking a kitchen designer to work out of either their West or South West London Showrooms.

You will need at least 4 years’ experience within a high end / bespoke kitchen or furniture company and have AutoCAD or AutoKitchen proficiency, in both 2D and 3D. With a professional attitude and the ability to build relationships with clients, you should be creative and passionate about fabrics, colours and interiors.

Please contact Pippa or 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 (part-time, contract), London

Production Assistant (part-time, contract), London, £12/hour, V03013

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 9 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.

Junior Bathroom Designer, Hertfordshire

Junior Bathroom Designer, Hertfordshire, £17,000 + bonus, V02997

We have filled this vacancy.

Our client has become famed for designing and creating bespoke, luxury bathroom spaces, employing highly talented designers each individually hand drawing their designs and embracing the challenge of creating unique bathrooms that are tailored to individual needs. Their showroom in Hertfordshire is seeking a Junior Bathroom Designer to assist the senior designer with bathroom designs and to greet customers in the showroom. Full training will be provided.

You will need to be articulate, a good communicator, have further qualifications in design and be a creative ideas person with good problem solving skills. You will also need excellent hand drawing and sketching skills and be able to work under pressure.

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

Design Assistant / CAD Technician, Surrey

Design Assistant / CAD Technician, Surrey, £25,000 – £35,000, V02969

We have filled this vacancy.

This Interior Design practice works alongside private clients providing an individual, personal service ensuring an uncompromising high standard of design is met. Projects are mainly £4m+ properties within London often requiring considerable building work and gutting out. They are currently seeking an additional designer to assist the team who has experience of the architectural interior elements of residential projects and specification.

With a minimum of 3 years’ experience on high end residential projects you will need to be CAD literate (they use Vectorworks and SketchUp) and be good at detailing and scheduling. An excellent understanding and ability to liaise with suppliers for internal fixtures, fittings and furnishings including lighting, joinery and flooring will also be required and well-presented and confident in front of wealthy clients.

Please contact Pippa or Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com. You can also apply via our website www.careersindesign.com.

Head of Furniture Design and Development, Hertfordshire

Head of Furniture Design and Development, Hertfordshire, £35,000 – £45,000, V02992

We have filled this vacancy.

This Company family owned business specialises in the design and manufacture of both cabinet and upholstered furniture and operates in the middle to upper end of the market. As a customer focused business they are rightly proud of their heritage yet utilises and embraces contemporary business practices and solutions. In a dynamic and fast changing industry the company is both ambitious and focused on sustainable growth supported by a relevant and agile infrastructure and are currently looking to fill the key post of Head of Design and Development who will report directly to the CEO and is responsible for the design and development of all their ranges within the business.

They are looking for someone who is passionate and excited about their sector and who is able to demonstrate a proven track record in furniture design. With a keen eye for trends and the marketplace you will have strong concept and visualisation skills, able to sketch ideas by hand. Qualified to degree level in product or furniture design you should be able to show an awareness of both traditional and modern furniture construction methods with an inner confidence and an assertive approach to work.

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

Junior Designer, London, 6 month contract

Junior Designer, London, 6 month contract, £18,000 pro rata, V02993

We have filled this vacancy.

This company are currently looking for a newly qualified designer to gain valuable knowledge and experience working in their showroom based in London. This is a 3000 sq.ft. studio, a unique space and resource centre for architects and interior designers which showcases over 300 of the latest products and innovations and provides inspiration, information and space to research. The team offer practical advice to architects, designers, developers and private individuals in the planning and designing of bathrooms and washrooms for any project from luxury hotels to offices and residential properties.

You will be gaining experience by assisting the Manager in general duties within the facility ensuring it has full cover rotation, assisting in the general day to day running of the showroom in order to maximise and increase awareness and usage of their facility, for both internal and external customers.

They are looking for a candidate who is logical and structured, thorough, tenacious, inquisitive has a good eye for detail and is personable. Their requirements include a recent graduate of Interior Design or related course, competent in Photoshop, strong knowledge of CAD and 3D Software and a genuine interest in bathroom design.

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

Interior Designer / Theming Coordinator (1 Year Contract), London

Interior Designer / Theming Coordinator (1 Year Contract), London, £22k – £25k, V02983

We have filled this vacancy.

In early 2015, our client will be opening their first children’s’ entertainment centre in London. They are the world’s fastest growing global educational entertainment brand, with 15 locations in 12 countries and blend education with entertainment. In the 75,000 sq.ft child-size city, kids can independently visit over 60 exciting establishments including the Bank, Hospital, Post Office, Police Station, Fire Station, Airline, and Theatre. Each establishment offers a unique role play opportunity where kids learn financial literacy, careers, team work, independence, self-esteem and real-life skills.

They are currently recruiting to fill a 1 year fixed term contract for an Interior Designer who will be responsible for producing both eye catching and engaging graphics using 3D Max and Photoshop for the outer facades of the establishments as well as the interiors. The role will work alongside the procurement, operations and the content teams to maintain consistency, as well as liaising with the main company to ensure all designs are within brand guidelines.

As a graduate in interior design (or similar), you will need proven experience using 3D Max and Photoshop and two years’ experience in the creation of themed interiors such as hospitality, theatre, film or television. Experience of dealing with internal and external clients, partners and employees will be an advantage as would inventory management / control. You will also be creative with a keen eye for detail and an enthusiastic team player.

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

Interior Designer, London

Interior Designer, London, £30,000 – £32,000 + bonus, V02979

We have filled this vacancy.

Our client covers all aspects of interior design for developers and the hospitality industry, from show homes, to bathrooms, kitchen and interior specification design for large scale developments, to hotel suites and apartments, including bathrooms and common areas. They are currently looking to recruit an Interior Designer to work across all areas of their business and can show some experience in the following areas:

FF&E. Ideally experience of interior specification for residential developments and technical ability to draw up designs, produce basic visuals for client, work on specification documents, some awareness of technical / architectural requirements.

Showhomes. You will be working on all elements of design from soft furnishings to architectural details, working on every stage of show homes, from design, ordering to installation, including shopping and styling for very specific briefs. Ability to work across several genres and styles, they design very specifically for their clients and do not operate on a house style level.

Requirements include a high level of computer literacy including AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, creativity, interpersonal skills, organised, able to work in a busy demanding environment and hands on, each of the designers oversee everything on their jobs, from designing to installation, including styling and being on site to project manage their installations.

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

Interior Designers, Hertfordshire

Interior Designers, Hertfordshire, £25,000 – £45,000, V02977

We have filled this vacancy.

This leading design practice within the hotel and hospitality marketplace are currently looking for a talented and creative senior interior designer with a good work ethic, a sharp mind and an awareness of current trends to join their busy and vibrant team. They are also looking for a more junior interior designer with strong CAD skills and looking to take on a more responsible role. These are full-time positions working in a lively studio within a Grade 2 listed building in Hertfordshire. There are good train links to both Liverpool Street and Kings Cross.

Candidates must have proven experience in all areas of the hotel and/or leisure sector, with an understanding of materials and detail as well as technical expertise. For the more senior role they must be adept in all stages of the design process, from concept and presentation to detailing and technical design drawing and for both, competent on AutoCAD. Other core skills include good time-management skills to meet multiple deadlines and experience in construction and bespoke detailing, knowledge of SketchUp, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop would be advantageous.

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