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Product Design Assistant - London - negotiable (V03479)

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This company designs and produces some of the best door furniture and ironmongery in the world used on exclusive residential and hospitality projects. Their core ranges are designed and manufactured in Britain and are the result of a history of innovation combined with decades of experience.

They are currently looking to expand their team by recruiting a Product Design Assistant to help re-arrange, fix and produce fully accurate CAD files and technical drawings for existing components and products. Once this initial backlog of drawings has been completed the successful candidate will then go on to assist in the development of new products and the design of bespoke products.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Product Design or Engineering degree
  • A good knowledge of Autodesk Inventor, however they would consider SolidWorks as an alternative
  • Experience of producing technical drawings for manufacture
  • Good flair for design
  • Logical, methodical, solution oriented, technical minded and practical

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Door Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
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 Design Assistant - Hampshire - up to £22,000 (V03478)

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This company specialises in the design, development and manufacture of 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 looking for a Product Development Assistant to work as part of the design team, primarily creating the documentation that accompanies the new and extensive back catalogue of existing products. You will also be required to assist with product development where necessary, creating technical drawings and communicating with a wider cross functional team.

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.

Summary of the Person Required:

  • Educated in a product design or product engineering degree
  • 1+ year of industry experience
  • Must have experience in using SolidWorks with Composer as an advantage
  • A competent user of Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft office
  • A grasp of design for manufacture and an understanding of basic engineering concepts
  • 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:
£22,000 - £22,000 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.

Assistant Product Designer - West Yorkshire - up to £20,000 (V03476)

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This company create inspiring and commercially successful lifestyle products for the UK's top high street retailers. Their core departments currently include Interiors, Beauty, Nightwear and Swimwear and each department has its own specialist team of product experts, designers and merchandisers.

They are also a leading wholesaler of interior products, offering a complete range of window furnishings, including wooden and metal curtain poles, tiebacks and workroom accessories. It is for this division that they currently seek an Assistant Product Designer.

Responsibilities typically include:

  • Identifying trends in colour, shape and material and applying these to your designs for interior accessories
  • Involvement in creating the design concept and developing ranges, through to supporting graphics, packaging and POS design
  • Carrying out comparative shopping to predict trends
  • Attending UK customer visits
  • Developing core ranges and produce range profiles
  • Organising sampling and swatching

Person / Experience Required:

  • CAD literate, proficient with Illustrator and Photoshop packages
  • Strong time management and organisational skills to adhere to firm deadlines
  • Knowledge of textiles and surface print would be beneficial
  • Degree in Product Design
  • Proven experience as a Graduate Designer or Assistant Designer (1 - 2 years)

If this sounds like you, please send us your CV and Portfolio recruit@careersindesign.com.

residential-product-design-jobs

Location:
West Yorkshire
Design Field:
Interior Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£17,000 - £20,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + staff discount
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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.

Production Manager - Furniture and Products - London - up to £45,000 (V03475)

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This company is an innovative and pioneering producer of original and unique furniture and products. Championing and showcasing the work of designers who are both new and world famous, they have grown to be renowned for the work they create.

With a production and technical design studio on site, they are seeking an experienced individual who can manage the team and is excited about working with the finest materials and exacting requirements needed in order to fulfil the design and brief.

This person will understand what is required to work at this level of the industry and is forward thinking and able to spot any potential problems before they occur.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Strong knowledge of furniture construction and a variety of materials
  • Excellent communication skills are of the upmost importance
  • Knowledge of other languages would be desirable (French, Italian or German)
  • Able to interpret sketches and drawings plus current or past experience of using Rhino
  • Able to mentor junior members of a team
  • The ability to multitask and project manage the production of limited edition / bespoke furniture

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 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.

Design and Proposals Manager - Surrey - negotiable (V03470)

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This company is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of playground, sport and fitness products including park and urban furniture for public environments. They are now entering a phase of vigorous, sustained and profitable growth and seek a creative professional to join them as a Regional Design and Proposals Manager.

You will be managing a regional team of office based designers and sales administrators to deliver compelling design and sales proposals to their clients. This includes: managing the creative design process; developing a creative approach to successful bidding; developing team confidence, creativity and their personal competency in questioning and responding to client needs.

Summary of requirements:

  • A team leader and people manager with an engaging and flexible approach to work and life plus the ability to inspire others
  • Experience working within competitive bidding processes
  • Commercially astute with an understanding of the selling process
  • A design background and the ability to create compelling design work, with an understanding of how design presentations impact sales
  • A working knowledge of public outdoor space design in educational or commercial environments
  • A knack for finding solutions by looking at the problem in a way others might not
  • A proficient user of Autodesk, Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft software applications

Salary / Benefits:

Attractive salary + performance bonus
Pension scheme + private medical scheme + employee perk scheme
Full induction and continuous personal development programme

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

product-design-jobs-playgrounds

Location:
Surrey
Design Field:
Playground Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
pension, healthcare and employee perks
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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 Design Engineer - Gloucestershire - up to £38,000 (V03468)

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As one of the leading specialists in the design and manufacture of auditorium and concourse seating, this company work closely with their clients' architects to adapt existing seat designs or develop completely new seat designs. They also have a range of their own standard stacking chairs.

They are currently seeking an experienced Senior Design Engineer with a wide skill set who is able to work within a small multi-tasking environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that all products are engineered properly from a prototyping perspective
  • The design of new seats, or mechanisms (e.g. tipping systems) that form part of a seat
  • Adapting existing designs to suit the particular requirements of a new client
  • Working with clients' architects, preparing optimised layouts of seats to meet legal, ergonomic and functional requirement
  • Project managing to ensure that the design cycle allows production targets to be met. This involves interaction with suppliers and sub-contractors

Summary of Requirements:

  • 5+ years' experience in design and production engineering
  • Good workshop prototyping skills and good problem solving skills
  • Experience of Bills of Materials
  • A practical knowledge of mechanical engineering conventions and practices particularly relating to welding, steel work, fixings etc.
  • Excellent proficiency with AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • Creative, but blended with accuracy and attention to detail

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

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Location:
Gloucestershire
Design Field:
Seating Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£ - £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.

3D / Retail Design Associate - London - up to £50,000 (V03439)

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This highly-regarded, creative and innovative multi-disciplined design and branding agency works across various sectors that include food and drink, retail, travel, entertainment, energy and sport.

Its core expertise spans brand strategy, 2D, 3D and digital design working with numerous blue chip clients and global brands operating from across the groups international network of offices.

Boasting many coveted awards, they have recently clarified their offering in terms of companies within the group and are now seeking a really driven and motivated retail design associate to lead their roadside retail design team.

They are looking for an experienced candidate with established man-management and client management skills, who is ambitious for a role that can allow them to explore new clients and opportunities. There are very real career prospects and room for growth for the right individual.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A passion for retail design, ideally roadside retail design (experience working with Petrol Station retailers / energy sector clients)
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience at design associate level
  • Ideally worked previously at a top 10 retail or brand design agency
  • A fantastic communicator with experience in a client facing design role
  • Strong graphics and visual presentation skills with working experience in 3D modelling
  • Leadership qualities to build resource and directly manage a small retail design team and collaborate with other teams within the group
  • A passion for traveling to other countries, inside and outside of Europe
  • A proven ability to build client relationships, win new business and grow accounts
  • Essential skills are 3DS Max, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

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

3d-design-jobs-petrol-station

Location:
London
Design Field:
3D Design and Branding
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£50,000 - £50,000 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.

3D Designer - Product Designer / Interior Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03438)

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This creative and forward thinking design and branding agency, works across various sectors that include food and drink, retail, travel, entertainment, energy and sport. Its core expertise spans brand strategy, product, interior and digital design and they work with numerous blue chip clients and global brands operating from across the groups international network of offices. 

Boasting many coveted awards, they are looking to expand their studio team with a 3D Designer who will be working closely with their Design Manager. Initially the work will be to update retail visual standards for one of their longstanding clients and then progress on to other projects at various stages of implementation. 

The ideal candidate will be someone capable to work on all stages of the design process, i.e., an all-rounder who works quickly and with great attention to detail. 

Person / Experience Required: 

· Strong technical skills and some previous experience within signage design and environmental branding 
· 3DS Max and the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) 
· 2 to 3 years industry experience 
· Strong visual skills with an eye for detail 
· The ability and confidence to contribute ideas and design artwork 
· Proactive in keeping up to date with brand developments 

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

3d-designer-jobs

 

Location:
London
Design Field:
3D Design and Branding
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.

Technical Manager - Berkshire - up to £35,000 (V03316)

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This growing company manufactures luxury contemporary lighting for a loyal base of interior designers and architectural practices world-wide. Production of the component parts takes place in small workshops around the UK which are then assembled to order at their Berkshire HQ. They are now seeking a Technical Manager to be responsible for the technical management of products, ensuring that all products meet legislative and quality requirements. This role would suit someone who is looking for the opportunity to build a career and grow with the company.

Responsibilities also include:

  • Ownership of Bill of Materials, Instructions, Product Technical Files and Specifications.
  • Responsible for managing change control process.
  • Responsible for delivering live product enhancement projects and dealing with any design or quality issues that arise.
  • Key involvement in new product development projects, supporting MD in product design.
  • Involvement in set up, installation, and (where necessary) break-down of exhibition stands, showroom displays, photography sets and showcase displays.
  • Responsible for in-house testing of products, liaise with third party test houses.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Have experience of working in a similar role in a relevant production environment.
  • Experience of the lighting industry and in particular BS EN 60598-1 an advantage but not essential.
  • Be very organised, consistent, and have excellent attention to detail. Confident, pro-active and able to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Have excellent IT skills, be an expert user of MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Windows Explorer and CAD.

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

lighting-designer-jobs

Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 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.

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