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Project Manager - London - up to £70,000 (V03207)
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This growing national coffee company can be found at stations or airports retailing through 'coffee' kiosks and counters. Due to their steady growth they are currently looking for a Project Manager to be responsible for the financial control throughout the full project lifecycle and delivering against the project plan.

The Project Manager has senior level involvement within the committee and has 4 line reports - Project Coordinator, CAD Designers and Senior Engineer.

Duties will include:

  • Delivering designs throughout the business network of retail units.
  • Creating and managing project budgets in conjunction with the Business Development Manager and Finance team
  • Liaise with the Project Coordinator and CAD Designers to ensure the project drawings are designed to the required specifications and signed off within required timelines
  • Manage briefings and where needed, competitively sourcing of construction contractors and ensure they are fully briefed on the project and adhere to project budget and timescales
  • Source top quality materials at the best possible price
  • Ensuring (with the Development Manager) that Return of Investment criteria is met

Person / Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience as a Project Manager, managing multiple projects simultaneously within a relevant industry
  • Architecture / Design based qualification
  • Proven experience of developing project documentation and master budgets
  • Proven working knowledge of current statutory regulations & processes including planning consents, building controls & health and safety
  • Experience and design on capacity AutoCAD and Microsoft
  • Proven ability of managing a multi-disciplinary project team
  • Experienced negotiator
  • Ability to influence, drive and work on own initiative with minimal supervision
  • Project Management or a similar professional discipline

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

Location:
London
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£60,000 - £70,000 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.
Presentation Designer - Buckinghamshire - up to £25,000 (V03206)
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This well-established British company specialises in the design and manufacture of high end commercial furniture and also provides bespoke solutions for its clients and trade partners.

They are currently looking to recruit a designer who is enthusiastic, dynamic, highly creative and with an eye for detail. This individual will work closely with the sales team and their client base to deliver a sophisticated, consistent level of presentation that will be used to sell tailored product. You will also be expected to liaise closely with your colleagues in the design and sales admin office to assist in delivering a comprehensive quotation to back up the presentation document.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A degree level qualification in Design with an emphasis on Interiors, Space Planning and Graphics.
  • A high level of initiative and organisational ability would be expected with good interpersonal skills for taking part in client meetings to identify the brief or help present with the pitch. Some travel may therefore be involved, not just between the factory and showroom, but also to client premises.
  • Experience of 2D space planning; a good eye for detail with a good working knowledge of AutoCAD and associated graphic packages
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks would also be an advantage.

 

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

Location:
Buckinghamshire
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
Product Design Manager - Wiltshire - up to £50,000 (V03204)
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Starting in a farm workshop with a small team of very dedicated individuals this company has grown to over 200 dedicated members of the team, working from the design right through to the delivery of every detail and material reflecting their commitment to quality, design and affordability.

As their new Product Design Manager, you will be leading a team helping to wow their customers by personally delivering inspiring and thought provoking brand led furniture and products. You will also be leading and supporting a small design team to achieve outstanding results.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A glowing track record of designing high quality wooden furniture
  • At least 7 years' in industry
  • A background in cabinet making is needed and an ability to help develop lighting, brassware or metal design capabilities would be of real interest
  • An advanced knowledge of SolidWorks, InDesign and Photoshop
  • An innate ability to coach, lead and motivate the people around you 

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

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Location:
Wiltshire
Design Field:
Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, pension, childcare vouchers
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
Senior Product Designer - Oxfordshire - up to £33,000 (V03201)
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This award-winning organisation has been steadily developing its name in the field of contemporary architecture and interior design. They offer a wide range of innovative, market focused and design-led products for the building and construction sectors and underpinned by this ethos of innovative design, is continuously evolving its product range and breaking new ground with its acclaimed, industry-leading concepts. They are a value based company, believing strongly in their staff and their involvement in the company's development and are currently seeking a Senior Product Designer.
The main remit is to oversee and support the operational running of the bespoke designs through supervision of the design team - this will involve delegating tasks, negotiating workloads, reporting on developments and monitoring projects. Also as a hands on designer - supporting the sales team with new enquiries by working directly with the architects and contractors to design and develop bespoke, innovative solutions to meet their requirements, and producing high quality visuals to support and present to customers.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Degree qualified in Product Design or Industrial Design
  • 5+ years' experience of working for a technical / specialist products company to include man management / supervisory experience
  • Experience with sheet metal components
  • Experience within a customer facing role
  • Regulatory and compliance experience
  • Experience working within a construction products industry, working with architects and contractors
  • Knowledge of SolidWorks, ProEngineer or similar 3D CAD package.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to identify customers' needs and understand technical information.
  • Ability to present ideas through innovative, quality designs and visuals to present to clients.
  • Strong prioritisation, planning and organisational skills for both own work and the team's.
  • Demonstrate good mentoring, training and coaching skills.
  • Able to work under own initiative making appropriate decisions at an operational level.
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness and financial aptitude.

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

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Location:
Oxfordshire
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£33,000 - £33,000 per annum
Benefits:
Pension, Profit Share 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.
Furniture Technician - Dorset - up to £30,000 (V03203)
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This highly respected company designs, manufactures and installs bespoke joinery and furniture for the high-end residential market. Their designers, cabinet makers, project managers, veneerers, finishers and fitters are experts in each of their fields and passionate about their work. They are currently seeking a Furniture Technician who is able to produce accurate detail drawings incorporating design for manufacture and liaise with the production team. There are great career prospects available and the company have an excellent approach to work and their staff.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A clear understanding of design for manufacture
  • A working knowledge of a 3D package, Inventor would be preferable
  • Competent using AutoCAD
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of production management would be a bonus
  • A background in cabinet making preferable, but furniture essential

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

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Location:
Dorset
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£24,000 - £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.
Architectural Design Assistant - London - up to £35,000 (V03202)
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This company has developed a reputation for the refurbishment of large period houses and town apartments, both in the UK and internationally sensitively reinterpreting interiors for modern living, giving them an understated glamour.

Due to an increasingly heavy workload they are now seeking an individual with a strong administrative and research role to prepare specifications and schedules as well as produce drawing work. They need someone with a focus on, or a willingness to concentrate on, interior architecture and interior joinery in the more traditional fields. You will be working directly with the Senior Interior Architect and need to be efficient and personable, able to jump between the many projects that are running concurrently.

Person / Experience Required:

  • AutoCAD and ideally SketchUp
  • A good knowledge of joinery working drawings
  • Able to take measured surveys of rooms and details
  • Good administrative and communication skills
  • Appreciative of historical and classical architecture

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
Project Coordinator - London - up to £38,000 (V03200)
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This growing national coffee company can be found at stations or airports retailing through 'coffee' kiosks and counters. Due to their steady growth they are currently looking for a Project Coordinator.

You will be involved with the full project lifecycle including exposure to the financial control, supporting the Project Manager ensuring resources are identified, assigned and managed correctly to ensure all projects are delivered within the time to project completion date. The role incorporates aspects of direct designing, supporting in site surveying and site management. The Project Coordinator is supported by a team of designers and projects will include new concepts and renovation of current bar sites.

Experience required

  • Experience in managing multi-disciplinary project teams (internal and external team management)
  • Experience within a similar role, specifically managing projects from inception to completion
  • Proven experience of developing project documentation
  • Demonstrable experience delivering property, construction or retail related projects
  • A design based qualification
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Project and Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Site Surveying skills
  • Willingness and flexibility to occasionally travel both within the UK and Republic of Ireland, including overnight stays
  • Ability to lead and develop a team
  • Proactive / self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills and client/external interface skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Retail Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £38,000 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.
Product Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03199)
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This growing national coffee company can be found at stations or airports retailing through 'coffee' kiosks and counters and due to their steady growth they are currently looking for a designer to join the team.

You will be providing designs for new concepts as well as renovation projects for their coffee bars in the UK and Republic of Ireland. The designers are also responsible for the start to finish design layouts for the coffee bars including designing the concept, mechanical and electrical schematics, manufacturing, shop fit detailing, planning application preparation and bespoke 3D visualisations.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A design based qualification
  • Previous industry experience within a similar role
  • Advanced level AutoCAD
  • Proficiency in 3D Studio Max and the Adobe Creative Suite is preferable
  • Experience with photomontage, 3D modelling and rendering
  • Site surveying skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Coffee Bar Interiors
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.
Product Engineer - Lighting - Essex - up to £30,000 (V03198)
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This premier designer and manufacturer of contemporary domestic and hotel lighting has a reputation for innovative designs, high quality manufacture, and reliable performance. Continued growth of sales means that they need to add to their 5-strong design team and are looking for a product engineer with imagination and ambition.

Person / Experience Required:

  • The successful candidate will be degree qualified with at least 2 years' product design engineering experience
  • Lighting design would be an advantage
  • You will need a good understanding of product development and engineering and a good knowledge of a variety of manufacturing processes
  • You must have experience of SolidWorks or other similar CAD software

They offer above average remuneration, plus the chance to work in a forward-looking company that has high ambitions. They also offer a non-contributory pension scheme.

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

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Location:
Essex
Design Field:
Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
Non-contributory 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.
Retail Interior Designer - Wiltshire - up to £30,000 (V03197)
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This company's contemporary home style-concept choices embrace a brand collection of high quality modern classic furniture, homeware and accessories with themes, styles and a relaxed feel, designed to last.

Due to their phenomenal success, they have a brand new opportunity for an experienced Retail Designer to take on a lead role in creating beautiful luxury branded showroom designs for their new stores and the redesign of existing stores. Your key responsibilities will range from managing your own design projects from concept to completion, to guiding, supporting and mentoring the team to achieve their very best.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in interior design, or other similar design fields
  • The ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects and to support others in doing so
  • An engaging communicator with an intuitive understanding of their brand
  • Detailed competency of AutoCAD or similar software
  • A full UK driving licence
  • Architectural training / experience is highly desirable due to the more structural elements of the role


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

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Location:
Wiltshire
Design Field:
Retail Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus + pension
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Anetta Kotynska / Consultant
Anetta is our multilingual consultant who studied in Poland and Germany and joined us at the beginning of 2013. She graduated in Cultural Studies and has brought with her considerable experience from European Vision, a recruitment company in London. Anetta enjoys running and has competed in half marathons.
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