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Furniture Production Designer - Yeovil - up to £35,000 (V03375)

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This company designs, manufactures and installs bespoke furniture and interiors for the high-end residential market. They work with architects, interior designers, project managers, quantity surveyors and private clients who demand the highest quality and specification. They are now seeking a Production Designer who understands furniture construction and is comfortable in working within the high end residential market. The role is to be catalyst to getting the design and development into production.

You will be the co-ordinator of each element of the project which can vary greatly so you will be an excellent communicator being the interface between the project manager and all suppliers, manufacturers and sub-contract teams. The role involves preparing each element of the project for manufacture and will involve regular trips to sub-contract teams around the UK.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A cabinet making background is essential
  • The ability to convey accurate instructions and drive design for manufacture
  • Must have a clear understanding of AutoCAD and have good drawing capabilities for manufacture
  • Experience of procurement and handling suppliers
  • Production management knowledge would be beneficial
  • 3D modelling using Inventor or a similar package will be needed

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

furniture-design-jobs

Location:
Yeovil
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
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.

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.

Showhome Designer - London - up to £42,000 (V03373)

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This successful Architectural and Interior Design Company offers the complete design service within the residential and property development marketplace. This includes interior design for private clients and developers, architectural services, showhome design, a dedicated Interior Design and furnishings showroom and a separate Tiling Studio.

They currently seek an experienced Showhome Designer to work above their showroom as part of a fun, growing, successful and dynamic team.

Based in North Middlesex, you will be responsible for the management and development of junior members of the team, working on several projects at any one time, attending client and site meetings, transforming client briefs into designs and undertaking surveys and measurements as required.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 6 years' experience in designing both mid and high-end show homes and apartments
  • A broad knowledge of suppliers with a focus on contemporary, chic and elegant interiors
  • Highly organised and coordinated with a great passion for elegant, high-end design and for soft furnishings
  • Strong attention to detail, commitment, dedication and speed is important
  • Qualification in Interior Design
  • Strong competency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, Google SketchUp, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Numerate, able to make accurate calculations
  • Well-presented and personable, with excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Team-spirited
  • Own car essential

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

interior-design-jobs-showhouses

Location:
London
Design Field:
Showhome Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£38,000 - £42,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus + staff discount scheme
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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.

Interior Designer / Project Manager - North West - up to £45,000 (V03370)

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With the aim of being the most exciting brewery in the North West and to have the most exciting pubs, this company is expanding their in-house design team to cope with the refurbishments, upgrades and expansion of new premises.

The position of Interior Designer / Project Manager will require you to deliver pub refurbishments from inception to completion working closely with their managed / tenanted house, customer support and finance teams. You will also manage and coordinate external consultants for the larger projects.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing a number of alternative sketch solutions in response to the design brief
  • Presentation of scheme and provision of accurate anticipated costs
  • Preparing detailed design drawings and then submitting for planning and building regulations and licencing
  • Preparing tender documentation and sending out to competitive tender
  • Chairing regular site meetings
  • Controlling costs throughout construction phase
  • Overseeing procurement of contractors and preparation of specifications and tender programs

Person / Experience Required: 

  • You will be a self-starter, pro-active in nature
  • Have excellent design and project management skills
  • Good communication skills, able to keep a cool head under pressure working on several projects at various stages
  • You will have extensive architectural / interior design experience preferably within hospitality design
  • Able to demonstrate a sound working knowledge of building construction

The job will include extensive travel throughout the North West and offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Please forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com or contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details.

leisure-hospitality-design-jobs

Location:
North West
Design Field:
Pub & Bar Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
Car Allowance, BUPA, staff discounts
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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.

Senior Interior Designer - Berkshire - up to £40,000 (V03372)

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As one of the leading providers of office design, refurbishment and furniture solutions in the South East of England, this company value their programme of continuous investment, particularly employees, underpinning their ability to continue to meet the changing needs of clients, a commitment recognised by their ISO 9001 accreditations.

The successful candidate will be taking management of their projects including:

  • Client Liaison
  • Concept design, creation and pitching of presentation ideas
  • Creating detailed working and construction drawings as appropriate
  • Providing ongoing design support during the construction and installation phases
  • Keeping up-to-date with market trends, researching and sourcing new products

Person / Experience Required:

  • Interior Design degree or equivalent level
  • AutoCAD 2D, 3D preferable
  • SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience working in the interiors and fit-out industry
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable dealing with people at all levels
  • Experience in preparing and presenting highly creative content in pitches
  • Dynamic, passionate, pro-active and forward thinking

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

office-space-planning-jobs

Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Office Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 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.

Interior Design Sales Consultant - Northamptonshire - up to £25,000 (V03371)

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For over a decade this company have been located in Northamptonshire and offer a wealth of experience and knowledge over a large range of quality products including kitchens, interior design, furnishings, furniture and accessories making them one of the largest Interior Design Showrooms in the UK.

With rebranding and extensive refurbishments their showroom now cover 20,000 sq. ft. and they are currently seeking an Interior Design Sales Consultant to run their newly opened interior design department. The department has fabrics, wallpapers, rugs, poles, blinds, furniture and flooring. The position would suit an ambitious young designer looking to run their own store / department. There is also an Intern working in the department.

Culturally they are a relaxed and fun place to work where people are listened to and involved in the business future planning.

Responsibilities include:

  • To lead the Interior Design department
  • To provide excellent customer service to all clients, from initial showroom consultation, on site visits and installation and to actively sell to all customers/clients
  • Present to the client a detailed product specification/mood board along with estimates for all necessary products for the implementation of that design
  • Work with the Installation Team and project manage all orders and customer queries

Person / Experience Required: 

  • Retail experience and one-to-one active sales experience
  • Minimum 18 months' experience in bathroom / kitchen / interior design
  • SketchUp / CAD experience
  • Technically sound, having an understanding of materials and construction principals, building, plumbing and electrics
  • Design qualification in interior design or spatial planning

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

residential-interior-design-jobs

Location:
Northamptonshire
Design Field:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus 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.

Operations Manager - Lighting - Berkshire - up to £39,000 (V03369)

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This young and growing company creates luxury contemporary lighting, supplying a loyal base of returning interior designers and architectural practices world-wide.

Due to their expansion plans, they are currently recruiting to fill the new role of Operations Manager - this role would suit someone who is looking for the opportunity to build a career with them.

Responsibilities will include to:

  • Run the in-house production at their workshop
  • Manage the suppy chain relationships
  • Quality control of all lights leaving HQ
  • Manage the production schedule
  • Responsible for the stock management system, including quarterly stock take and monthly stock valuation
  • Run purchase-to-pay process
  • Spearhead continuous process and quality improvement, initiating and driving through change projects
  • Plan and manage installation of exhibition stands, showroom displays and photography sets

Person / Experience Required:

  • Production / supplier management experience in the high end interior products industry
  • Be very organised, consistent, and have excellent attention to detail
  • Confident, pro-active and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Experience of managing a number of projects at any one time to deliver quality outcomes on time and to budget
  • Have excellent IT skills and experience of using Sage Accounting
  • CAD experience or able to read CAD drawings a bonus

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

lighting-designer-jobs

Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £39,000 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.

Kitchen Design Consultant - Reading - up to £42,000 (V03368)

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This company are currently looking for a Kitchen / Interior Designer for their large showroom just South of Reading where they offer everything that you need for the kitchen, bedroom and living areas of your home. You will be working in this beautiful 18th century converted Gatehouse, handling clients sympathetic to their design briefs, creating highest standards of creative designs and managing projects through to reality. The Designer will need to fully understand and implement the client's design principles and offer world class customer service.

Responsibilities:

  • Listening to and discussing customer needs to create a design brief in store
  • Working with and supporting colleagues in store, and from the installation team, to provide a consistent and exceptional customer journey
  • Producing designs and the kitchen presentation pack using Autokitchen (training will be given)
  • Conducting surveys
  • Administering and managing customer projects

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience using AutoCAD, or a similar design package
  • Experience in kitchen design or residential interior design
  • Experienced in the project coordination and administration of designs
  • A friendly and outgoing person with a confident and articulate manner
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written

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

kitchen-designer-jobs

Location:
Reading
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£26,000 - £42,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus bonus + other company 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.

Kitchen Designer - West Yorkshire - up to £19,000 (V03367)

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This leading manufacturer of kitchens and bathrooms has built a reputation for quality craftsmanship. They work with the new build and affordable housing sector and have a number of retail brands, which are sold in independent retailers throughout the UK. They also manufacture furniture for builders merchants and large DIY stores.

They are currently looking for a kitchen designer to work from their head office as part of their creative team. This is a Monday to Friday role and you will be part of a company who are taking a leading role in enhancing customer experience through effective communication, design excellence and market expertise.

The key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Communicating with the customer and sales team
  • Creating high quality designs
  • Producing customer presentation packs
  • Achieving high quality output

Person / Experience Required:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good IT literacy and GCSE in Maths and English
  • An ability to work on own initiative, motivated and enthusiastic
  • Experience of using Fusion 2020 software is ideal
  • Kitchen design experience is a distinct advantage

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

kitchen-design-jobs

Location:
West Yorkshire
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£18,000 - £19,000 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 / Developer / Technician - Peterborough - up to £30,000 (V03366)

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This design led furniture producer have been supplying major UK and global retailers for over 30 years. They are now looking for an experienced furniture designer / developer to join their small but busy team working directly with the Head of Design to create stylish, great value furniture reflecting the latest market trends and their retail partner requirements. Communicating directly with the China based production teams will be a key part of this role and some foreign travel may also be required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Creating concepts based on agreed development directions
  • Creating and updating furniture assembly guides
  • Producing detailed drawings prior to costing and final manufacture
  • Updating website and creating social media posts

Person / Experience required:

  • Proficient in SolidWorks and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent sketching ability
  • Good knowledge of modern manufacturing techniques processes and materials
  • Strong problem solver with an engineering mind set and a passion for design
  • Highly motivated with great communication skills and an ability to manage own workload
  • 3+ years of experience developing furniture designs for the retail sector
  • Degree in product and / or furniture design

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

retail-furniture-design-jobs

Location:
Peterborough
Design Field:
Retail Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£21,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension scheme
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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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