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Furniture Technician - Norfolk - up to £35,000 (V03565)

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This leading British manufacturer of beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery has successful collaborations with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. Their large purpose-built manufacturing complex is home to traditional cabinet making, veneering, carving and gilding skills, complemented by modern design, manufacturing and finishing techniques.

Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they work on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms and games rooms. Amongst their current requirements they seek a skilled draughtsperson to join their team working on some forthcoming exciting projects.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Skilled in 3D CAD and ideally SolidWorks
  • Experience in a wood based environment - joinery, shopfitting or cabinet making
  • CNC and / or hands-on cabinet making experience would be beneficial
  • Good interpersonal skills to create effective working relationships

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

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
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 Designer - Upholstery - London - up to £35,000 (V03564)

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This fast growing British manufacturer of furniture, upholstery, lighting, rugs and textiles have 3 showrooms in London alongside their retail website. At the hub of activity in their Head Office they are now seeking a Furniture Designer to help expand their team and company.

The designer will be responsible for developing and designing across all their products with key responsibilities to include:

  • Design development, including new product concepts and supporting hand sketches across upholstery and cabinetry
  • Autonomous production of detailed drawings using AutoCAD
  • Creating 3D renders using 3DS Max
  • Liaising with suppliers, with the potential for supplier visits within Europe and to the Far East
  • Creating assembly instructions

Person / Experience Required:

  • A keen creative eye with a passion for furniture and design
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience of producing detailed drawings of upholstery
  • AutoCAD and 3DS Max literacy
  • Able to see products through from conception to production
  • A good understanding of furniture production methods and materials and the UK furniture market
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A determination for developing high quality products
  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude

Benefits include: 25 days holiday, extra half day for Xmas Shopping, excellent staff discount, childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme, free flu jab annually, pension scheme, refer a friend bonus scheme and most importantly a lush supply of fruit and healthy snacks delivered each week!

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Funky Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
excellent salary and benefit 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.

Product Designer - Hampshire - up to £26,000 (V03557)

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This company design, develop and manufacture very high quality lighting and furnishing products. As one of the leading suppliers to the interior designer and specifiers market, their products have earned a reputation of being extremely well made and beautifully designed.

The company is now looking for a Product Designer to join their small design team, primarily assisting with the design and development of the company's new product ranges. This will include producing concept renders, reverse engineering and product design plus the generation of technical drawings for manufacture. You will also be required to solve engineering problems should they arise and comfortably manage your own time and workload in a fast-paced design environment.

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a creative working environment, in a role that would offer an individual the chance to develop their own skills in the high-end interior industry.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Approximately 2 years' experience since graduating in a similar design environment
  • Fluent in SolidWorks and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Previous experience in design for manufacture and a good knowledge of manufacturing techniques and materials
  • Experience of working with lighting products will be a distinct advantage
  • Able to communicate well to a wider team as well as to manufacturers
  • Able to organise their own time to meet project deadlines
  • A keen eye for quality and design with great attention to detail

 

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

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Location:
Hampshire
Design Field:
Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£26,000 - £26,000 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 Design Engineer (Client Advert) - London - up to £26,000 (V03523/MP13845395)

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Michael Page Design are working in partnership with Ercol, a premium UK based furniture business, to recruit a Furniture Design Engineer to be based in Princes Risborough

Details about the Client
Ercol is a leading producer and supplier of high-end interior furniture to both the domestic and international markets. Established in 1920 and privately owned, Ercol is market leading and has an enviable reputation for design, quality and service. The company has its own UK manufacturing site and combines traditional craft techniques with state of art equipment. They are driving brand awareness globally, exhibiting at core industry events in Belgium, Milan, Paris, New York and London.

Detailed Job Description
We have an exciting opportunity to join our in-house design team. We are looking for a furniture design engineer who will work closely with the design team across a variety of projects. This will include sourcing & researching materials and developing collections for manufacturing within our UK factory and with our external partners globally.

Key Responsibilities / Main Duties:

  • Product Development
  • Working closely with the Concept Designer to produce detailed technical and component drawings taking projects from concept design through to working prototypes and final manufacturing
  • Liaising with the prototyping department to get full scale prototypes developed in line with manufacturing and design requirements
  • Working closely with internal and external manufacturing teams to ensure projects are successfully developed to final production
  • International travel to external manufacturing sites
  • Store Layouts / Exhibitions. Working from a creative brief to produce exhibition and store layouts, to include 2D plans and 3D visual representations
  • Managing the library of documentation for the Sales team to communicate visual brand presentation through retail channels
  • Candidate's Profile
  • The successful candidate for the Furniture Design Engineer role is likely to be a furniture design graduate, with some hands on experience either within furniture design, or within space layout roles. They will have solid experience within Adobe Creative Suite 6, particularly InDesign and Photoshop and will be comfortable using 3D applications including SolidWorks.

What's on offer
A salary of up to £26,000 and an excellent benefits package.

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page. Please send your CV and application (quoting ref: MP13845395) to richardcobbold.38187.7383@pageuk.aplitrak.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£26,000 - £26,000 per annum
Benefits:
benefits package
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Product Designer - London - up to £28,000 (V03555)

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This premiums agency designs giftware and promotional products for some of the world's leading luxury brands and are currently looking for a talented softlines designer to work within their design studio in Borehamwood.

As a member of the team you would be expected to design not only soft goods, but a wide range of products including fashion accessories and packaging.

The Role:

  • Interpreting briefs and developing concepts to meet commercial needs
  • Production of high quality visuals
  • Creation of technical drawings / tech packs for manufacturing
  • Trend researching and compilation of reports
  • Presenting finalised concepts to clients and/or internal sales teams
  • Creation of print ready artwork files, adhering to client / brand guidelines

Person / Experience Required:

  • At least 3 years' experience as a designer within a design studio
  • Team-player, i.e., enthusiastic and supportive of other team members
  • Self-motivated, taking an active interest in personal self-development
  • Experience designing softlines, bags and accessories is advantageous
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Rhino 3D would be beneficial but not essential
  • Product Photography

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Giftware Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £28,000 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 - West Midlands - up to £35,000 (V03554)

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This market-leading bathroom product manufacturer and supplier is well-known for innovation and excellence of service in the sectors of Bathroom Mirrors, Cabinets, Furniture and Lighting. Having supplied the Bathroom Retail Market for many years, they are highly successful with a clear set vision for future growth. This includes bringing on board a new Product Designer to take ownership in the development of their products.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Researching market opportunities and assessing market competition
  • Designing and creating new innovative ranges
  • Appraising and reviewing existing product lines
  • Sourcing products and components
  • Visiting suppliers with QA to approve for suitability
  • Visiting exhibitions to look for ideas and suppliers
  • Looking at how new ranges can be marketed and help to create new market opportunities
  • Designing and developing POS and branding communication
  • Further assisting with the improvement of the NPD system

Identified as a key role in the vision for future growth, they are seeking a designer with enough industrial experience to take on these responsibilities and in particular are keen to speak with candidates that have lighting product design experience as well.

This position is based at their National Distribution Centre and will require extensive travel abroad. In return they offer a competitive salary and company benefits. 

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

bathroom-design-jobs

Location:
West Midlands
Design Field:
Bathroom Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + healthcare
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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 - London - up to £40,000 (V03550)

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This international, design-led office furniture manufacturer has a prominent showroom in the heart of Clerkenwell and is looking to fill a key position in their UK office.

It is an exciting time for the company and the Lead Designer will take on a pivotal role for the company responsible for putting together bespoke designs integrating their class-leading furniture frame systems with locally sourced panels and associated elements. As part of a small quality driven team you will be involved in all aspects of the business, from client enquiry through to fulfilment. It will be a role filled with great variety and excellent career prospects.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A good understanding of metal and timber surfaces
  • Experience with supply chain management
  • Literate in SolidWorks and preferably AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of PDM would be useful and Excel a necessity
  • Comfortable in meeting and interacting with clients
  • Project management and administration skills

A competitive salary plus benefits package is on offer.

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Office Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
benefits package
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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 / Furniture Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03532)

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This company has earned a global reputation for the design and manufacture of furniture solutions for high technology and office environments.

With their origins in the trading and command and control room sectors, they are now also a recognized supplier of workstations for general office environments and seek an additional technical designer to expand their team and work closely with the internal business teams and the Design Manager.

You will be preparing drawings for the purposes of pre-sales, production and installation, creating BOMs, preparing mock-ups and product customisation and providing client facing technical support with the Sales teams.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Relevant qualifications and 3+ years' experience
  • The individual must be a self-starter, demonstrate critical thinking and attention to detail
  • Experience of value engineering
  • An excellent communicator verbally, written and visually with the persona to work with clients
  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and timber panel manufacture
  • AutoCAD and Solid Edge (or similar 3D modelling) is essential, with the Adobe Creative Suite beneficial

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Workplace Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus pension, bonus, 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.

Senior Product Designer - Dorset - negotiable (V03529)

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This fast growing provider of domestic lighting to National Retailers and its own brand label is looking for a dynamic individual with an eye for detail, creative thinking and brand understanding to join them as a Senior Product Designer.

They are looking for an energetic individual with infectious creativity who displays real passion and pride in all aspects of their work. You will require a resourceful can do attitude and a hands-on approach, balanced with advanced 2D and 3D skills and manufacturing awareness to help effectively communicate your thinking and designs.

Working within their product team, you will be tasked with developing lighting products from initial concept, through to final prototypes for internal brands and leading national accounts. This role holds responsibilities and real career progression.

Person / Experience Required:

  • MA or BA in Product Design or Industrial Design
  • A minimum 5 years' hands-on experience from sketching / ideation to final production
  • Knowledge of current design software and techniques in both 2D and 3D. They use Fusion 360, SolidWorks, Creo, SiemensNx, Rhino and 3DSMax
  • Experience with rendering packages such as KeyShot
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and translate these into a usable format for manufacture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge and experience in the use of the Adobe Creative Suite

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

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Location:
Dorset
Design Field:
Bespoke Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£40k++, bonus, pension, childcare vouchers
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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 / Production Engineer - East Sussex - up to £35,000 (V03507)

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This company designs and manufactures a wide range of screen systems, from total workspace solutions to individual workstations, designed and built to be versatile for the market needs.

The role of the Production Engineer mainly focusses on the successful co-ordination and implementation of new products within their manufacturing facilities, whilst also offering support for existing products and processes. This will include investigating the most effective methods of assembly and production and creating supporting documentation to aid the manufacturing process and ensuring quality standards are achieved.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Previous engineering experience along with an understanding of engineering and New Product Development (NPD) implementation principles
  • Experience in wood machining, metal fabrication and fabrics or an assembly environment would be advantageous
  • Experience of managing projects from the design stage through to manufacture
  • Understanding of machine and production capabilities and how these influence outputs
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and translating these into a usable format for manufacturing
  • Understanding of root cause analysis
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of CAD packages
  • Strong lateral thinker
  • Good problem solving skills and a resilient nature
  • Good humoured
  • Ability to travel independently as and when required

Salary plus an excellent benefits package including, but not limited to, Contributory Company Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 28 days Holiday Entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays) and a Child Care Voucher Scheme.

If this sounds like you then please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

office-screen-systems-design-jobs

Location:
East Sussex
Design Field:
Product Engineering
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
Pension + life assurance
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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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