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Landscape Designer / Interior Designer - Remote working - negotiable (V03923)

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Awarded the Trade Mark Surrey Hills and featuring regularly in magazines, this small and growing business offers a tailor-made home design service, for both private and corporate clients. This includes Surveying, Property Development, Garden Design and Interior Design.

They have a newly created role that they are looking to fill for a VectorWorks fluent Designer. Working from home you would need to live within a reasonable commute to visiting site when required, their clients tend to be within the Home Counties. The projects are mainly garden and landscape design, but their clients are increasingly asking them to then take on interior design projects which you could also be involved in.

This can be either a part-time or full-time position (hours reasonably flexible) with time deadlines based upon client / project requirements.

Responsibilities are varied but will include:

  • Creating garden and landscape visuals
  • Coming up with schemes and ideas

Skills and requirements needed for the Landscape Designer:

  • Currently working in a mid to senior level role
  • Ambitious, creative, motivated and flexible
  • Competent with VectorWorks, SketchUp, Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Able to work on both residential and commercial jobs
  • Organised and proactive
  • Fluent in English
  • An eye for detail
  • A car and driving licence to get to site

Salary will be paid at the hourly rate between £25 to £28 ph. If this is of interest please send us your cv to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Remote working
Design Field:
Interior Design
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.

Architecturaral Audio Visual Designer - London - up to £27,000 (V03922)

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As technology has become ubiquitous in everyday life this design and installation company's workload has grown as they integrate AV technology into their clients’ homes.

From a studio in London, they design bespoke systems across the UK, into Europe and further afield. They are a CEDIA accredited high-end home technology company and are proud to have been finalists for several project categories.

They are currently looking for a Designer to work within their Design Team on high-end residential projects, so an understanding of high specification detailing and an eye for accuracy are important. Training will be provided but you should already have an initial grounding in 2D layouts and working drawings plus a genuine interest in this sector.

Summary of skills and experience needed for the AV Designer:

  • CAD proficient, with experience using AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant industry experience
  • Competent in preparing technical drawings from sketches so an architectural background would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use initiative, self-motivated and a determined nature
  • Good organisational skills and able to manage workload effectively
  • AV experience is desirable

To find out more and apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@creersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £27,000 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.

Project Joinery Designer - Somerset - negotiable (V03916)

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This company is a specialist in the interior architecture of historical and period properties and work directly with their clients who come to them for their expertise and beautiful pieces of furniture, joinery and workmanship.

As a Project Joinery Designer, you will be producing the detailed design drawings for client presentations and detailed drawings for sub-contract quotations and manufacturing for bespoke components (in metal, stone and other associated external materials and processes). Developing the creative team’s commissioned design concepts, you will be responsible for the full project specification. You will also provide design project management and be responsible for all technical external communications and management on the project at design phase and often beyond. This includes service M&E drawings, building setting out drawings, underfloor heating drawings and lighting drawings as required.

You could be working on anything from panelling, architraves and flooring to libraries, boot rooms, sculleries, laundries and kitchens.


Skills and Experience needed for the Project Joinery Designer:

  • AutoCAD experience and ideally 3D using Inventor or SolidWorks
  • Preferably a cabinet making or joiners background with a good understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes, materials selection and presentation
  • At least 4 years' experience already gained in industry as a furniture designer on fitted furniture and/or architectural joinery
  • Able to work from sketches and specification sheets and able to interpret technical requirements and design briefs
  • Experience of interior measured surveying is desirable
  • Knowledge of quality kitchen appliances and sanitary ware would be helpful

To find out more and apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Somerset
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
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.

Furniture Designer - Shropshire - up to £35,000 (V03915)

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Our client has been designing and making bespoke furniture, antiqued mirror and specialist finishes for more than twenty years for the high-end London and international markets. They work for leading interior designers, architects and private clients all over the world.

They currently have an opening for a Furniture Designer with excellent technical knowledge of furniture construction to join their design team.

They are seeking an individual who is a strong team player with a positive, can-do attitude. Knowledge and experience of VectorWorks is preferable but they will consider other similar CAD programmes. They are open to the level of experience and salary will therefore vary accordingly.

Main duties for the Furniture Designer include:

  • Supervising the design team to produce working drawings
  • Production of accurate working drawings
  • Production of design concept drawings to be used in the sales process
  • Managing and co-ordinating makers and subcontractors
  • Occasional working on-site, site surveying, fitting and construction

Skills and Experience needed for the Furniture Designer role:

  • Strong knowledge of both furniture manufacturing techniques and materials
  • Site installation experience is desirable, as well as practical cabinet-making or bench skills
  • At least 2 years’ experience within furniture or woodwork manufacturing
  • Good hand-sketching ability would be helpful
  • Strong analytically regarding budget awareness
  • Good problem-solving skills

In return you will be working with a very friendly bunch of people who love creating beautiful projects for their clients so if this is still of interest please email us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com

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Location:
Shropshire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
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.

Business Manager - Sales & Operations - London - up to £60,000 (V03898)

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Our client is passionate about beautiful bathrooms and offer a carefully curated collection of bathroom furnishings and finishes. They sell products via their website, over the phone or by email. The items sold are a mixture of in-stock items and items that are made-to-order through a trusted network of craftsman and suppliers.

Due to the volume of sales and the growth of the business they are now looking for a senior manager to take over duties from the founder in managing the business processes and people for delivering customer orders; from the initial point of client contact through ordering and to final delivery and after sales care.

It is a full-time role and will require the successful candidate to work from the Head Office with appropriate Covid related protections. There will be some flexibility for home working and the possibility of a 4-day week for the right candidate.

Overall Responsibilities for the Business Manager:

You will be required to manage a team of 3 people which includes hiring, structuring and training more people as the company continues to grow over the next few years. Your priorities will sit equally in sales (providing clear information to customers and staff when dealing with customers) and in operations (all the processes that happen behind the scenes for the smooth ordering and delivery of products to customers). This role is all about managing people and processes and ensuring the business operates smoothly and will best suit someone who gets a lot of enjoyment and satisfaction from setting up and managing IT systems, data and processes.

Skills and Experience Required for the Business Manager:

  • People Management experience
  • Driven with high standards for quality and attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service ethos and manner and ability to handle high-end clients with high expectations
  • Positive attitude, calm demeanour and not easily flustered
  • Previous experience managing business processes and teams in order to deliver a product or service to customers

General Employment Terms:

  • Full-time and permanent, there is some capacity to work from home and/or a 4-day week
  • Salary range £50k to £60k pa
  • Statutory 28 days paid annual leave each year plus when the office is closed between Christmas and New Year
  • Annual bonus in relation to business growth and profitability

If you are interested and would like to find out more please email us with your CV to recruit@careersindesign and we'll get back to as quickly as possible.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus 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.

Architectural Joinery Technician - Remote working - negotiable (V03897)

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This British Company manufactures beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery work for a global network of clients. 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.

Projects include dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms and games rooms and they are currently looking for an experienced Furniture Technician to join this team. They are based in Norfolk but depending on your level of experience they are also open to remote working with occasional visits to the office.

The main responsibilities for the Furniture Technician will include to:

  • Develop the client brief into technical and production drawings and renders
  • Ensure the product is engineered and designed for manufacture and assembly is carried out
  • Ensure drawing accuracy and presentation meets the required standard
  • Ensure drawings are published on time and drawing approvals are pursued to program
  • Survey and template site work as required and undertake pre installation checks
  • Review works in progress and prior to delivery for quality and conformance to drawings

Skills and Experience sought for the Furniture Technician role:

  • Skilled in 3D CAD using SolidWorks
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a wood based environment - Joinery, shop fitting or cabinet making
  • CNC and or cabinet making experience would be beneficial
  • Good interpersonal skills to create effective working relationships
  • Precise and conscientious
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail

If this is of interest then please send in your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
Remote working
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
plus profit share scheme, contribution to pension, long service additional holiday
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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 Kitchen Designer - Northamptonshire - up to £26,000 (V03895)

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This family owned and run business offer British, bespoke and beautifully handcrafted kitchens as well as an award-winning, luxury German kitchen brand. They also work with trusted, well-known brands in the bathroom industry and their beautiful showroom has four floors of galleries and displays for both kitchens and bathrooms.

The Senior Designer is currently looking for a kitchen designer to support them in a non-sales role. It would be showroom based Monday to Friday, 9.30am - 5.30pm. No Saturdays required at present, as they work by appointment only.

Based in a lovely location near Peterborough you will be assisting with designing to the brief, producing 3D visuals, pricing and preparing the quotation for checking, setting out mood boards for client meets, handling suppliers and sample ordering. In return additional training will be given and the chance to progress.

Skills required for the Kitchen Design Support role:

  • Good listening skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to which project needs working on, organised so deadlines still get met
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience designing kitchens using Fusion 2020 CAD
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with pricing kitchens, ideally using EQ
  • SketchUP would be an advantage

They would also be interested in hearing from any experienced Designers who are looking to return to work in a supporting non-sales role. 

To apply and find out more please email us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultant will get back to you.

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Location:
Northamptonshire
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £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.

Production Coordinator - Furniture & Sculptural Products - London - negotiable (V03886)

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Our client is an innovative gallery of original and unique contemporary furniture design and products, and are currently seeking a Production Coordinator with technical knowledge of furniture construction and production methods.

You will be interpreting sketches and drawings, ideally able to produce CAD drawings in Rhino, planning production schedules, monitoring the production processes and controlling the quality standards. Other duties include: preparing shipping samples; organising international and domestic transport and delivery of furniture and sculptures; managing the measurements and weights of both products and packing.

Skills and Experience needed for the Production Coordinator:

  • Ability to interpret sketches and drawings
  • Ability to multitask and project manage the production of luxury sculptural / artistic furniture and products
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Computer literate ideally with 2D and 3D CAD skills
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Knowledge of handling a variety of materials such as bronze, wood, stainless steel, resin
  • A knowledge of other languages would be desirable (French, Italian, German)

In return you will be working on unique and artistic creations for high profile and well-known clients within the Design field.

To find out more and to apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@carerrsindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back on you.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
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.

Furniture Designer - Cheshire - up to £45,000 (V03879)

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Our client is a Designer and Maker of bespoke fine furniture hand made using the finest materials. They operate a large workshop and showroom and have worked with clients from cabinet making, free standing pieces right through to large scale bespoke residential and commercial interior projects.

They currently have an opportunity for a Senior Production Technician who has extensive experience of Cabinet Vision and knows how to design units from scratch parametrically and who is confident to build up a library of designs, set up reports, bid centres and manage a junior user. They are also open to remote working.

The Senior Production Technician will be responsible for the building and monitoring of their technical library in Cabinet Vision. You will be fundamentally influential in defining efficient and technically accurate methodologies for operations.

Main Duties also include:

  • Creating and monitoring all connections and libraries within Cabinet Vision
  • Building the bid centre for accurate pricing models
  • Research and Development of furniture hardware
  • Supporting the Design and Production Technician in understanding CV and CNC machine capabilities
  • Technical resolution and problem solving for the Operations Director
  • Overseeing the technical works created in Cabinet Vision from the Production Technician
  • Capturing trial data for additional funding

Skills and experience required for the Senior Production Technician:

  • Cabinetry technical knowledge to a senior level
  • Cabinet Vision fluency with other software skills that may be used in the future
  • Problem solving and trouble shooting
  • Good mentoring ability in order to coach others in Cabinet Vision
  • Structured, methodical and process driven
  • Calm, rational and knowledgeable
  • Good communicator internally and externally

They would ideally like a local candidate, but are open to remote working as long as the Senior Production Technician is able to come into the office as required (ideally 1-2 days a week). They are a very friendly company with plenty of social events organised (when permitted) and food supplied on Fridays.

If this sounds of interest then please send in your CV and portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
Cheshire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension and food on Fridays!
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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.

Graduate Landscape Architect / Junior Garden Designer - Hertfordshire - up to £30,000 (V03878)

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Our client, a Chelsea Flower Show gold medallist, is a garden design and build practice, well-known for their small city gardens and loving the opportunity to bring greenery and wildlife back to urban spaces. They also create anything from a traditional formal garden to bringing contemporary flair to a countryside home.

Bespoke projects require careful and considered detailing. This entails producing a wide range of plans including 3D visuals, planting plans, construction details, lighting plans and irrigation plans. This is all coordinated in-house by their skilled and dedicated team and to which they wish to recruit a graduate landscape architect or junior garden designer with good CAD skills (preferably VectorWorks).

Duties will include:

  • Drawing and specifying landscape plans for construction and tender as well as providing 3D visuals
  • Preparing a wide range of other plans such as planting plans, construction details, lighting and irrigation plans
  • Dealing directly with clients to facilitate plan changes and updates as well as managing deadlines

Person / Experience Required:

  • Conversant with CAD (ideally VectorWorks or AutoCAD), SketchUp knowledge would be an advantage
  • Planting knowledge and a sound working knowledge of landscape construction
  • Confident in client management
  • Close attention to detail is imperative
  • Able to work well independently and be able to follow direction
  • Confident working in a small office environment with a strong team focus of hard work and conscientiousness

If you are already proficient in VectorWorks and wish to apply please send over your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
Hertfordshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
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.
         

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