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Junior Designer - London - up to £20,000 (V03463)

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As technology has become ubiquitous in everyday life this company's ethos is to deliver a high level of customer service, whilst integrating technology into their clients' homes.

From a studio in central London, they design, manage and install bespoke systems across the UK, into Europe and further afield. They are a CEDIA accredited high-end home technology company and are proud to have been finalists for several project categories.

They are looking for a Designer to work within the Design Team on high-end residential projects, so an understanding of high specification detailing and an eye for accuracy are important. Training and mentoring will be provided as you develop your career within this vibrant and expanding company.

Summary of skills and experience needed:

  • 2D & 3D CAD proficient with experience using AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • At least 1-2 years' experience in a design role - a similar industry would be preferable
  • Competent in preparing technical drawings from sketches
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Self-motivated with good organisational skills and able to manage workload effectively
  • An active interest in home technology and Audio Visual Equipment is a must

If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

interior-design-jobs-home-cinema

Location:
London
Design Field:
Audio Visual (Residential)
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£19,000 - £20,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Designer / Space Planner - London - up to £45,000 (V03461)

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This forward-thinking, privately owned business specialises in Commercial Office interior fit-outs. Their growing team of talented designers, workplace consultants and project managers take a hands-on approach with every client to ensure they understand each business individually so the office space they create is a reflection of their client's brand.

To complete the team they are seeking an Interior Designer who is strong on space planning. This would suit a practical and technical individual who can carry out site surveys and produce space plans and working drawings using AutoCAD.

Summary of skills needed for this role:

  • Fluency in the use of AutoCAD
  • Space planning and detailing skills
  • A good communicator and team player
  • Experience from the commercial marketplace

If this is of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

interior-design-jobs-commercial-office

Location:
London
Design Field:
Office Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Design and Projects Manager - Product Engineering - Gloucestershire - up to £55,000 (V03460)

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A Design and Projects Manager is sought by this designer and manufacturer of seating for auditorium and concourse venues. They offer a wide range of market focused and design-led products delivering prestigious projects both in the UK and overseas.

This role involves the day-to-day management of departmental issues; delivering project design proposals; managing the production of prototypes and samples; project managing the expectations of each job and leading the design and project team.

The successful candidate will need to have a high degree of capability in design (preferably in a furniture related area), project management and customer liaison.

Other requirements are:

  • Degree in Mechanical / Industrial / Product Design with a strong technical bias and experience in building interior products / furniture.
  • Qualification or extensive experience in Project Management.
  • 5 years' experience of successfully managing a design team and delivering complex projects.
  • Strong knowledge to industry standard of 2D and 3D CAD; preferably SolidWorks and AutoCAD and the ability to present design proposals.

This role would suit a proactive and technical individual who has strong team leadership skills and would relish the chance to take on a new evolving role with good career prospects. If this is of interest please send your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

product-design-jobs-seating

Location:
Gloucestershire
Design Field:
Seating Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Benefits:
car / car allowance, phone, pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Space Planner / Designer - West Yorkshire - up to £30,000 (V03443)

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This specialist UK manufacturer within the workplace and office furniture industry is continuing to experience a healthy growth in business.

With a design studio near their manufacturing base in Yorkshire, they are currently seeking an experienced Space Planner to be responsible for creating 2D and 3D plans for major corporate clients across the UK. Knowledge of Photoshop would be an advantage as the candidate would be expected to contribute to creating sales presentations and presenting designs and ideas on-site to clients. The candidate will be expected to work from Sales briefs or information gathered from a site visit involving direct contact with the customer.

This is a 1 year contract role to cover maternity leave.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Literate in AutoCAD
  • A good knowledge of Revit
  • Good technical and space planning skills
  • 3+ years' experience from the commercial furniture industry or similar
  • Good communication and organisational skills are essential as the candidate will be customer-facing
  • Clean driving licence as travelling to clients' sites will probably be required

If this sounds of interest please either call us on 01920 486125 or send in your CV and portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

office-space-planning-jobs

Location:
West Yorkshire
Design Field:
Workplace Design
Job Type:
Contract
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

3D / Retail Design Associate - London - up to £50,000 (V03439)

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This highly-regarded, creative and innovative multi-disciplined design and branding agency works across various sectors that include food and drink, retail, travel, entertainment, energy and sport.

Its core expertise spans brand strategy, 2D, 3D and digital design working with numerous blue chip clients and global brands operating from across the groups international network of offices.

Boasting many coveted awards, they have recently clarified their offering in terms of companies within the group and are now seeking a really driven and motivated retail design associate to lead their roadside retail design team.

They are looking for an experienced candidate with established man-management and client management skills, who is ambitious for a role that can allow them to explore new clients and opportunities. There are very real career prospects and room for growth for the right individual.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A passion for retail design, ideally roadside retail design (experience working with Petrol Station retailers / energy sector clients)
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience at design associate level
  • Ideally worked previously at a top 10 retail or brand design agency
  • A fantastic communicator with experience in a client facing design role
  • Strong graphics and visual presentation skills with working experience in 3D modelling
  • Leadership qualities to build resource and directly manage a small retail design team and collaborate with other teams within the group
  • A passion for traveling to other countries, inside and outside of Europe
  • A proven ability to build client relationships, win new business and grow accounts
  • Essential skills are 3DS Max, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

If this sounds of interest please send your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

3d-design-jobs-petrol-station

Location:
London
Design Field:
3D Design and Branding
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£50,000 - £50,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

3D Designer / Retail Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03438)

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This highly-regarded, creative and innovative multi-disciplined design and branding agency, works across various sectors that include food and drink, retail, travel, entertainment, energy and sport.

Its core expertise spans brand strategy, 2D, 3D and digital design, working with numerous blue chip clients and global brands operating from across the groups international network of offices.

Boasting many coveted awards, they are looking to expand their studio team with a 3D Designer who will be working closely with their Design Manager. Initially the work will be to update retail visual standards for one of their longstanding clients and then progress on to other projects at various stages of implementation.

The ideal candidate will be someone capable to work on all stages of the design process, i.e., an all-rounder who works quickly and with great attention to detail.

Person Specification:

  • Strong technical skills and some previous experience within signage design and environmental branding
  • 3DS Max, SketchUp and the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • CAD would be beneficial, but not a necessity
  • 3 years' industry experience
  • Strong visual skills with an eye for detail
  • The ability and confidence to contribute ideas and design artwork
  • Proactive in keeping up to date with brand developments

If this sounds of interest please send your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
3D Design and Branding
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Furniture Designer - Somerset - up to £45,000 (V03434)

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This company designs, makes and installs domestic rooms with the finest quality bespoke kitchens, fitted furniture and architectural joinery. They have a reputation for period and contemporary interiors and count themselves privileged to have worked in a fantastic variety of building types, from Grade I listed Country and London houses to modern apartments and contemporary structures across the country.

Commutable from both Bath and Bristol, they have an opening for a Project Designer to work from the initial client meeting and be responsible for the creative responses to that brief, not just the specific function of one room in isolation, but how it relates to the rest of the building and be at the forefront of communications with their clients. The role will progress through drawings, specifications, costings, presentations and then completing any revisions before handing over to the production team and overseeing the project to completion.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Proficient AutoCAD 2D user
  • Experience of Interior measured surveying
  • You will need to demonstrate a flair for creative solutions to design conundrums
  • An acute attention to detail is needed and extreme thoroughness in the design and delivery of projects
  • A good understanding of furniture and joinery detailing from the Georgian period forward
  • Knowledge of timber, wood veneers, wood finishes, cabinet making and joinery
  • An understanding of mechanical and electrical services required to be connected to fitted furniture, kitchens, and bathrooms
  • Excellent written and spoken English as all communication needs to be correct in terms of grammar, punctuation, and spelling

If this vacancy sounds of interest, please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

furniture-design-jobs-kitchens

Location:
Somerset
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, life assurance, laptop, phone
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

CAD Technician - Interior Design - Northamptonshire - up to £24,000 (V03431)

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Our client is a leading bar, restaurant and commercial kitchen design company providing innovative design-led solutions to the hospitality and leisure industry.

Based in Northamptonshire, their design team are a group of talented and creative individuals who are passionate and focused about their work. Keen to continue expanding and taking on more work, they seek a technical person who is strong on AutoCAD and interested in interior design.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Higher qualifications in related discipline
  • Strong IT skills including AutoCAD
  • Experience from the design sector
  • Commercial and marketplace awareness
  • Good communication skills with the ability to communicate the vision effectively, enthusing and inspiring clients
  • Attention to detail
  • Revit knowledge and experience of working on Listed Buildings would be an advantage

To apply, please send your CV / Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

cad-technician-jobs

Location:
Northamptonshire
Design Field:
Hospitality Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£20,000 - £24,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Furniture and Joinery Designer - Berkshire - up to £25,000 (V03374)

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This leading manufacturer of aesthetic, high quality bespoke joinery operates nationwide and offers total management of joinery packages, from initial site survey through to installation.

Due to an increase in business they are seeking a Technical Designer who can produce detailed 3D models, renders and 2D technical drawings of furniture and joinery via the draft stages. Once finalised, the drawings are then used for the manufacturing processes in their onsite factory and site fitting. Take offs for CNC milling and other outsourced material production, will also be required directly from the 3D models into a CAD format, so accuracy is vital.

Person / Experience Required:

This role would be ideal for a technical designer with experience of bespoke joinery and resistant materials, who is passionate about problem solving the complexities of bringing different materials together to realise the client's aspirations.

  • Experience of 3D packages is needed, SolidEdge would be a bonus, but SolidWorks is easy to transfer over from
  • Knowledge of Keyshot would be an advantage
  • Between 2 and 3 years' experience in bespoke furniture design / kitchen planning would be ideal
  • Knowledge of a wide range of materials will be beneficial as they deal with timber, panel products, solid surfaces, stone, glass and steel
  • Good at problem solving
  • A good sense of humour!

Please forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com or contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details.

furniture-design-jobs

Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Joinery Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£21,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
paid overtime
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Technical Manager - Berkshire - up to £35,000 (V03316)

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This growing company manufactures luxury contemporary lighting for a loyal base of interior designers and architectural practices world-wide. Production of the component parts takes place in small workshops around the UK which are then assembled to order at their Berkshire HQ. They are now seeking a Technical Manager to be responsible for the technical management of products, ensuring that all products meet legislative and quality requirements. This role would suit someone who is looking for the opportunity to build a career and grow with the company.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Ownership of Bill of Materials, Instructions, Product Technical Files and Specifications.
  • Responsible for managing change control process.
  • Responsible for delivering live product enhancement projects and dealing with any design or quality issues that arise.
  • Key involvement in new product development projects, supporting MD in product design.
  • Involvement in set up, installation, and (where necessary) break-down of exhibition stands, showroom displays, photography sets and showcase displays.
  • Responsible for in-house testing of products, liaise with third party test houses.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Have experience of working in a similar role in a relevant production environment.
  • Experience of the lighting industry and in particular BS EN 60598-1 an advantage but not essential.
  • Be very organised, consistent, and have excellent attention to detail. Confident, pro-active and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Have excellent IT skills, be an expert user of MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Windows Explorer and CAD.

Please forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com or contact Pippa on 01920 486125.

lighting-designer-jobs

Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
Performance related bonus
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
         

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