Senior Furniture Designer, West Sussex

Senior Furniture Designer, West Sussex, £28,000-£32,000+bonus, V02731

We have filled this vacancy.

Our client is one of the UK’s leading contract furniture manufacturers delivering high-quality, bespoke solutions to architects, developers, specifiers and interior designers. Their solutions for bedrooms and bathrooms are all backed by a highly experienced design and installation team and their Italian inspired designs and state-of-the art manufacturing facilities have earned the company an enviable reputation for quality and exclusivity. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Designer to undertake the design and development of bespoke wardrobes and vanity units from concept stage through to manufacture. This will include material and component specifications and the production of prototypes and drawings as necessary to suit brief.

Competent in 3D software with good 3D visualisation ability and 2D CAD experience, you will also have to demonstrate an astute sense of commercial awareness and confidence in the skills of negotiation. Experience in cabinet vision software and an understanding of MRP systems would be beneficial and a high level of attention to detail a prerequisite. A proven track record in a similar role would be advantageous.

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

Furniture / Industrial Design Manager, N.E England

Furniture / Industrial Design Manager, N.E England, c£40,000, V02682

We have filled this vacancy.

Our client is a well-established independent furniture manufacturer based in the North East with an excellent reputation for innovation, service and product quality. They supply to a wide and varied range of clients across the private and public sector supplying bespoke and mass produced products for the home and are continually enhancing their range to meet trends within the market place. They are now seeking a commercially astute Design Manager with the objective of driving design for the business, inputting into product development, ensuring the company can achieve its strategic and missionary goals through design.

You will be a self-starter, highly motivated and skilled in a wide variety of materials and manufacturing processes. Management experience is essential as you will be responsible for coaching and developing the design staff. As an excellent and persuasive communicator you will need a strong commercial understanding of making furniture, be creative as well as understanding the practical demands of production. It is essential that you have a strong understanding of computer design packages including experience in AutoCAD and SolidWorks. This position will suit someone seeking a new challenge perhaps looking for a business that will grow due to their input and enthusiasm.

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

Furniture Designer, Hertfordshire

Furniture Designer, Hertfordshire, £Neg, V02664

We have filled this vacancy.

This bespoke furniture manufacturer is based in Hertfordshire uses a combination of traditional skills and the latest technology to create furniture of the highest quality. They cover a wide variety of projects both domestic and commercial as well as one off commissions and have a full time vacancy for a Furniture Project Coordinator. The role will combine design and project management including organising detailed schedule of works, procurement of materials, client and site meetings and preparing tenders.

The successful candidate will have 1 – 4 years’ experience in the furniture industry, with sound knowledge of furniture construction and manufacturing and AutoCAD and Microsoft office skills are essential. You will also need to have your own car for travelling to site.

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

Furniture Technician, Surrey

Furniture Technician, Surrey, FILLED, £Neg, VB02641

This vacancy has been filled.

This furniture and interior design company uses both traditional skills and the latest technology to create the most inspiring designs for the modern day. The team comprises experienced designers, cabinet makers and french-polishers as well as all the other skilled trades people needed to make furniture and interiors for every room. From bedrooms and bathrooms, to sitting rooms and guest rooms, they manage the whole project from initial concepts right through to completion. Extremely busy, they are in need of a furniture technician to join the team.

With a background in bespoke furniture construction and excellent draughting skills you need to be literate in Inventor software and be able to jump in straightaway.

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

Contract Assistant (Furniture)

Contract Assistant, London, FILLED, £25,000-£27,000, VB02631

This vacancy has been filled.

Our client has a portfolio of architecturally inspired furniture, upholstery and antiques, each one hand made by traditional British craftsmen and their clients include top international decorators, hotels, restaurants and high profile retail customers. Many designs are used in Contract and Commercial environments, including hotels, restaurants, private members clubs, retail spaces, leisure spaces and spas.

Due to the expansion of their Contract business, they are now recruiting a full time Contract Assistant who will report to the Export and Commercial Sales Manager. The main purpose of the role is to: manage costings, production and fulfilment of Contract orders so that they are delivered on time, on budget and to specification; provide administrative assistance to the Export and Commercial Sales Manager; provide back up to the Contract department as the business expands and build relationships with the company’s workshops involved with Contract orders.

You should have experience with furniture and/or lighting production techniques and experience of the luxury market and a European language would be an advantage. Highly organised with excellent communication skills and attention to detail, you will need to be able to multi-task and work proactively. Proficiency at Word and Excel is essential and you should be able to read and understand CAD drawings.

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

Furniture Designer

Furniture Designer, London, FILLED, £32,000-£35,000, VB02630

We have now filled this vacancy.

This design company has established a reputation for creating distinctive bespoke furniture, accessories and interiors of the highest quality and prides itself on its dedication to the pursuit of excellence in both design and creation. They also offer interior design services, limited edition pieces and collectables, upholstery and gifts. They are currently looking for a Furniture Designer with at least 5 years’ experience to produce bespoke furniture designs, 60% traditional and 40% contemporary in style.

You will need experience of both modern and traditional furniture with excellent attention to detail as some pieces require intricate marquetry designs. You should have good listening skills, willing still to learn and flexible, able to jump between styles and projects. Fluency in AutoCAD is essential and knowledge of 3D packages also required, freehand sketching skills would be a bonus. This would particularly suit a furniture designer who is enthusiastic, passionate about design and proactive in their approach.

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

Furniture Designer

Furniture Designer, Hertfordshire, FILLED, £20,000 – £30,000, VB02574

This specialist Bespoke Furniture Manufacturer has evolved since its inception in the late 70’s into a thriving workshop using a combination of traditional skills and the latest technology to create furniture of the highest quality. They cover a wide variety of projects both domestic and commercial as well as one off commissions and have a vacancy for a Furniture Designer / Project Coordinator with experience from the furniture industry. The role will combine design, technical production drawings and project management.

The successful candidate will have 1 – 4 years’ experience in ideally both the private and commercial sectors with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills and a proactive approach. AutoCAD and Microsoft office skills are essential. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.