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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.

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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.

Sales / Business Development - London - up to £30,000 (V03458)

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Creating beautiful statement pieces tailored to their clients, this design-led company specialises in high-end sustainable commercial furniture and provides bespoke solutions for its clients and trade partners.

They promote directly to the A+D community who specify their products and it is for this that they are seeking a Sales and Business Generator to cover in and around London. Based from home there would be access to their HQ (office and manufacturing facility) in Buckinghamshire and their London Showroom and Innovation Centre to entertain clients.

Their product range is extremely diverse and heavily specified, so will need someone with a design and technical bias. You should have both sales and account management skills, be proactive in nature and possess a friendly but professional disposition.

They are looking for dynamic individuals that can join their growing team and there are real opportunities for career progression.

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Office Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
£competitive salary plus commission
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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 - Project Designer - Bristol - up to £45,000 (V03434A)

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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.

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

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Location:
Bristol
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.

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.

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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.

Furniture Project Coordinator - London - up to £35,000 (V03418)

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This innovative and ground-breaking gallery showcases an eclectic mix of furniture, lighting and one-off decorative sculptures and seek a Project Coordinator to work in their own in-house design studio. 

Working with a variety of materials such as stainless steel, bronze, wood and plastic and finishes such as gilding you will be overseeing and managing high-quality bespoke furniture and interior products from their clients’ initial designs through to production. They are looking for someone who will grow with the company and who understands that every detail on every piece matters. They are interested in candidates who have a variety of skills and show a keeness and enthusiasm for their clients' work.

 

Person / Experience Required

  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English a must, knowledge of other European languages would be desirable
  • Computer literate with experience in 2D and 3D CAD (ideally Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite software)
  • The ability to interpret sketches and drawings
  • Good project management skills
  • Knowledge of manufacture and furniture construction
  • The ability to multitask and work with a variety of materials

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

 

Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £35,000 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.

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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.

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