Call us on 01920 486125
Specialists in the Recruitment of Interior,
Product and Furniture Designers

Design Project Manager Jobs & Careers

Use the filters below to help find your dream job.

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

more >>

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.

interior-design-furniture-jobs

 

Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
Share |
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)

more >>

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
Share |
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)

more >>

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
Share |
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.

Latest News

Twitter News

Information

About us

Address

Beech House
28 New Road
Ware
Hertfordshire
SG12 7BU
UK

Contact

T +44 (0)1920 486125
F +44 (0)1920 412599
E recruit@careersindesign.com