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Interior Designer - Warwickshire - up to £40,000 (V04198)

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A new role has arisen with the F&B division of our client who designs imaginative hospitality environments for major brands and chains. As a well-established middle weight designer, you would be working alongside the Design Manager in delivery of a fast paced, deadline driven roll-out refurbishment programme.

You will need to be confident is guiding both freelance and internal interior designers in concise drawing delivery. The role would entail ongoing guidance within the team, assisting the design manager with checking drawing packages and presentations to the client.

They are also open to considering a Project Manager with designer knowledge and skill set. 

Experience and Skills sought for the Interior Designer:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience on hospitality projects
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Strong lateral thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and consistency in drawing work
  • Able to work to deadlines


What they are offering their Interior Designers:

  • Competitive salary ranging from £35,000 to £40,000
  • Flexible office / home working arrangements on agreed days
  • Perkbox membership, providing access to a range of employee benefits and discounts
  • Participation in their pension scheme
  • Convenient office location accessible by public transport

To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
Warwickshire
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + perkbox
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.

Sales Design Consultant - London - up to £35,000 (V04200)

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Our client are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture and artworks of the highest calibre. They are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide and are recruiting for an experienced Sales Professional who is well informed regarding the high-end interiors markets and able to provide an outstanding service to clients.

Their clients are looking for quality, individuality and efficiency from the Sales Team in order to make decisions on purchasing, delivered via clear, knowledgeable and beautiful presentations of simplicity and elegance. The position is based in the London showroom in the heart of the sought-after Pimlico Road Design District. You would be working closely with the creative and manufacturing teams in order to sell quality pieces with artistic merit and longevity. As an ambassador for the company you will be championing their work and ensuring all creations fit with the client’s goals.

Responsibilities also include to:

  • Negotiate and build positive relationships, creating lifetime clients for the company.
  • Produce and present client proposals.
  • Be part of the end-to-end sales cycle - post sale follow-up, WIP and post-sale deliverables.
  • Maintain company database following all systems and processes.
  • Host and attend tours of their unique workshops and studios as well as marketing events to drive new business.


Skills and Experience expected for the Sales Design Consultant role:

  • Experienced in high-end sales environments such as contemporary art and/or design, ideally furniture and lighting.
  • Client facing sales experience ideally 3+ years selling products with a price range of £5k to £100k.
  • Commercial awareness and numerical ability.
  • Strong IT (Photoshop, Microsoft and CRM Software) and presentation skills.
  • Proven sales record and experienced in generating new business leads.


In return our client can offer:

  • Salary of £35k plus on target bonus and uncapped highly competitive commission structure.
  • 28 days holiday (incl. Bank holidays) with Birthday Day off and bonus holiday after 1 year of service.
  • Company Sick Pay and Pension.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Regular socials, training and development opportunities.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, commission, pension
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.

Lighting Designer - London - up to £40,000 (V04192)

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Our client integrates transformative lighting design into interiors, architecture, landscapes and related systems. They work to enhance the beauty of clients’ work and create lighting designs using surfaces of shadows and luminosity.

Located in West London their offices are in a building with communal areas including a local food and a coffee shop downstairs and offer discounts at the gym as well as regular seasonal events.

They are now seeking a Lighting Designer and considering one of two options.

1.    A midweight level lighting designer with ambition to be a key member of the organisation, to further develop their skills and experience in all aspects of managing high-end international luxury projects, and to help develop schemes from initial concept and take them through to site and installation.

2.    An architectural designer with ambition to become a lighting designer on high-end international projects.


Lighting Designer:-

  • 4+ years’ experience within the lighting design industry with a consultancy rather than a manufacturer
  • Good client facing and project management skills
  • Both creative and technical, good at creating solutions
  • Proficient in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat with great presentation skills
  • AutoCAD literate with Dialux and Relux or equivalent

Architectural Designer:-

  • 2+ years’ experience within architecture or the interiors sector
  • Both creative and technical, good at creating solutions
  • Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop to create presentations
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, able to create plans, elevations and detail drawings
  • Genuine interest in a change of career direction

Salary and Benefits:

In return they are offering a salary of between £35k and £45k (lighting designer) or £28k and £30k (architectural designer) plus pension, company bonus, gym and food discount schemes. To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus pension, bonus, gym + food discounts
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 Design Estimator - London - up to £38,000 (V04199)

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Our client are designers and makers of sculptural lighting, furniture and artworks. They are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide and are currently recruiting for a Senior Design Estimator to join their growing team.

As the Senior Design Estimator your remit is to effectively research and select the best practice processes, materials and suppliers for the purpose of manufacturing company designs. Your goal is to ensure maximum profitability for the company with the combination of affordability and outstanding quality for the customer. You will be expected to have a good rapport with all stakeholders in the business both in-house, and externally with suppliers to maintain and develop good working relationships. 


Key Responsibilities also include to:

  • Identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time and raw material, equipment, and labour expenses to prepare and submit RRP quotations for the Sales Team.
  • Understand a supplier’s capabilities through research and visits to gather information on materials and outsourcing.
  • Use internal ERP system to calculate estimates.
  • Read off-plan and CAD technical documents to prepare estimates.
  • Recommend ways to make a product more profitable while improving or maintaining quality and client expectations.


Skills and Experience expected for the Senior Design Estimator role:

  • Experience of costing, budgeting and design within the manufacturing of interior products for the (ideally) high-end design sector.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator.
  • Numerate with good Microsoft Office skills and able to administrate a database.
  • Degree qualified.
  • Analytical, problem-solving and time-management skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.


In return our client can offer a salary of between £35k and £38k plus pension and benefits package and the role will be office based. To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £38,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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 and Project Coordinator - London - up to £35,000 (V04195)

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Our client is a specialist in real estate development management. Their forte lies in managing intricate, luxury and heritage development projects, steering them from initial concepts to successful completions. Their vision and skills are dedicated to transforming London's iconic landmarks and it is on one of these amazing projects that they are an interior designer to join them learning the business in a very varied role with plenty of help from the team as your career progresses.

As an Interior Designer, you'll be supporting a dynamic team to help ensure seamless project coordination for all the interior design aspects of projects. The amazing initial project you will be involved in is in the heart of London, a luxury hotel, hospitality and residential development requiring the finest of materials and finishes, heritage detailing and a creative eye for design.


Key Responsibilities for the Interior Designer:

  • Collaborating with the team to see the design through from concept to installation on site
  • Handling suppliers, assisting in selecting materials, finishes, colours, and furnishings
  • Managing external designers and contractors
  • Gathering information, providing updates, and looking for solutions when needed
  • Visiting project sites to assess progress, addressing issues, and ensuring design intent is being realised during construction


Skills and Experience required from the Interior Designer:

  • Graduated in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Interior Design with 3 years' experience in industry
  • Conversant with CAD packages
  • Practical with good problem-solving skills
  • A genuine interest in classical architecture and heritage buildings
  • Strong work ethic and desire to work hard, gain knowledge and succeed

What our client can offer you in return:

The chance to develop a varied skill set, including time-management, communication and project coordination working closely with professionals possessing diverse backgrounds and skill sets within real estate development. The starting salary will be c£35k with an attractive company bonus and pension.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus + pension
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 - North Yorkshire - up to £35,000 (V04145b)

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Our client is an award-winning, growing company with craft at the core of their designs. Each piece is hand-made to order using traditional joinery techniques and the finest materials, ensuring it is built to last a lifetime.
 
They have created a new role for a Furniture Designer with the potential for the position to develop into so much more for the right person. This will have involvement in the finer details of furniture manufacture, detailed drawings, procurement and installation. You will be working on fitted kitchens, tables, dressing rooms and home bars.
 
This role can be based near their workshop in Wiltshire or up near the Harrogate office. If Harrogate then the role can be hybrid.
 
Your work as a Furniture Designer will involve:
  • Using AutoCAD for technical drawings and design work
  • Facilitating the development of sign-off, setting out, procurement and production of furniture, including cabinetry, metal elements, stone elements and other custom materials and features
  • Mechanical and electrical drawings and installation drawings to aid site trades
  • Liaising with the design team and project managers
  • Working with private clients, architects, developers and interior designers
  • Occasional travel mostly to the showroom / studio in London and often to project sites, in order to attend meetings and to carry out site surveys and checks
Skills and Experience needed for the Furniture Designer:
  • A good understanding of high-end custom furniture
  • Minimum of 3 years' relevant work experience
  • Fluent in 2D AutoCAD
  • Experience in 3D work and 3D visualisation is a bonus but not essential
  • A proactive person with a 'self-starter' attitude and strong time-management skills
  • Own car and Driving Licence
Salary on offer will be between £28k and £35k plus pension. 

 To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
North Yorkshire
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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 - Wiltshire - up to £35,000 (V04145a)

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Our client is an award-winning, growing company with craft at the core of their designs. Each piece is hand-made to order using traditional joinery techniques and the finest materials, ensuring it is built to last a lifetime.
They have created a new role for a Furniture Designer with the potential for the position to develop into so much more for the right person. This will have involvement in the finer details of furniture manufacture, detailed drawings, procurement and installation. You will be working on fitted kitchens, tables, dressing rooms and home bars.
This role can be based near their workshop in Wiltshire or up near the Harrogate office.
 
Your work as a Furniture Designer will involve:
  • Using AutoCAD for technical drawings and design work
  • Facilitating the development of sign-off, setting out, procurement and production of furniture, including cabinetry, metal elements, stone elements and other custom materials and features
  • Mechanical and electrical drawings and installation drawings to aid site trades
  • Liaising with the design team and project managers
  • Working with private clients, architects, developers and interior designers
  • Occasional travel mostly to the showroom / studio in London and often to project sites, in order to attend meetings and to carry out site surveys and checks
Skills and Experience needed for the Furniture Designer:
  • A good understanding of high-end custom furniture
  • Minimum of 3 years' relevant work experience
  • Fluent in 2D AutoCAD
  • Experience in 3D work and 3D visualisation is a bonus but not essential
  • A proactive person with a 'self-starter' attitude and strong time-management skills
  • Own car and Driving Licence
Salary on offer will be between £28k and £35k plus pension. 
 To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920486125.
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Location:
Wiltshire
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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 Estimator - North West England - up to £40,000 (V04196)

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Our client is a British studio and workshop known for their original design, progressive craftsmanship and advanced technologies. They create luxury furniture for residences, yachts, and private aircraft worldwide and due to continued growth are looking for an Estimator to work alongside their Senior Estimator.

Responsible for estimating bespoke furniture and artwork wall panels, this would suit an experienced cabinet maker looking to use their making knowledge and skills to transition into an estimating role. Full training can be given in estimating if needed although you will already need to be IT literate including being able to use MS Excel.

The role of Furniture Estimator will also involve:

  • Providing support to business development, sales, design and project managers from enquiry through to installation.
  • Accurate assessment of the material quantities, processes and labour required to construct furniture.
  • Understanding and interpreting drawings (2D and 3D CAD models, renderings, visuals and sketches).
  • Producing written technical specifications and pricing documents.
  • Revising quotations in response to design alterations and variations to contract.
  • Researching new materials and suppliers when needed.
  • Placing of orders and management of suppliers.


Skills and experience needed for the Furniture Estimator role:

  • Good knowledge of bespoke furniture making and an ability to understand and interpret technical drawings.
  • Over 5 years’ experience within fine furniture making.
  • Self-motivated with strong organisational skills and a methodical approach.
  • Time management skills and the ability to effectively prioritise workload from a variety of different sources.
  • Strong attention to detail and quality control.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective, strong, and professional working relationships at all levels.
  • Proactively contribute ideas for improving practices and efficiency.

In return our client can offer a permanent, full-time position. Monday to Friday 8am - 16:15 (37.5-hour week).

  • Competitive salary depending on experience, £30k to £40k.
  • 22 days' holiday (plus bank holidays) increasing with length of service.
  • Company pension contributions.
  • Health Shield Cash Plan and employee Assistance Programme.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.
  • Your birthday off.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
North West England
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + benefits package
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 - London - up to £45,000 (V04193)

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This Architectural and Interior Design Practice specialises within the residential marketplace with a full D&B offering including architectural services alongside interior design and their own dedicated showroom for furniture, furnishings, accessories and tiling.

They are currently looking to recruit both an Interior Architect and an Interior Designer to work on a variety of residential projects in and around the Knightsbridge, Chelsea and Fulham areas as well as the Rickmansworth and Northwood areas.


Interior Architect:

  • 5 to 7 years (for a Midweight) or 10+ years of experience (for a Senior level)
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and SketchUp, ideally also with Revit
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel & PowerPoint
  • Experienced in designing spatial and furniture layouts, lighting and electrical designs, kitchen and bathroom designs, wardrobes and joinery designs, tiling designs
  • Clean UK Driving Licence as needs to be able to readily visit project sites for taking measurements, liaising with project managers, contractors and subcontractors

Interior Designer:

  • 5 to 7 years (for a Midweight level) or 10+ years of experience (for a Senior level)
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, InDesign and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite
  • Highly proficient in the use of Excel & PowerPoint
  • FF&E background on high-end residential including comprehensive product knowledge of European suppliers of furniture, fabrics, wallpaper etc.
  • Clean UK Driving Licence as needs to be able to readily visit project sites for taking measurements, liaising with project managers, contractors and subcontractors

Salary will be dependent upon experience (£35k to £45k) with an end of year discretionary performance related bonus, 23 days holiday + bank holidays, staff discount scheme and company pension scheme. To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

Location:
London
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, bonus, staff discounts
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 - Surrey - up to £40,000 (V04191)

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This creative and vibrant Interior Design and Architectural Studio work with both private high-end residential and commercial clients, offering a bespoke service covering interior architecture, design, styling and furnishing.

Increasingly busy with lots of exciting new projects starting they are looking for a new mid-weight to senior Interior Designer to join their team and work on projects from concept to completion.

Main Duties include:

  • Managing projects independently or as part of a team.
  • Preparation of detailed and accurate drawings, designs, plans and schemes.
  • Taking responsibility for multiple projects from concept through to installation and styling.
  • Producing accurate schedules for manufacturers.
  • Sourcing and specifying products in line with set client budgets.
  • Producing comprehensive and professional branded mood boards for presentations to clients.
  • Liaising with clients and managing on-site installation.


Skills and Experience expected from the Interior Designer:

  • Strong technical drawing skills using VectorWorks with experience of EstiMac an advantage.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite for Mac.
  • Experience of running large-scale projects in the high-end residential sector.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written, verbal and visual. The job will involve dealing with clients or suppliers, either in person or over the telephone. The ability to visualise concepts and communicate them to others is also important.
  • A great eye for design and colour, with good 3D and spatial awareness.
  • Ability to create and develop conceptual designs that would seamlessly integrate with their portfolio including the skill of using colour and texture with great attention to detail.
  • Strong knowledge of FF&E suppliers


In return:

You will be working in a bright and modern multidisciplinary design studio with client meeting and design rooms located in the heart of the Town Centre with good access to main road links (A3 / A31 / M25).
Hours are 9:00am to 5.00pm (Monday-Friday). To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or call us on 01920 486125.

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Location:
Surrey
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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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