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Space Planner - Shropshire - up to £27,000 (V04037)

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Our client is a provider of specialist education design spaces which help improve both wellbeing and learning outcomes. Supporting the need to tailor the learning environment, they can provide movable, flexible, or modular furniture that allow spaces to be rearranged with ease to reflect the curriculum requirements and for short-term changes of layout and use.
 
They currently have an opening for a Space Planner and can offer the option, should the candidate prefer, of a flexible working arrangement of 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.
 
As a Space Planner you will work closely with the sales team to prepare and deliver innovative space plans for educational and public sector establishments. This will be an interesting and busy role, working with a variety of clients with differing needs involving accurately interpreting the information provided to produce 2D drawings, designs and furniture specifications. You will then be presenting the schemes to clients and keeping up to date with furniture suppliers, trends, and creative learning solutions.
 
Skills and Experience needed for the Space Planner role:
  • Strong space planning skills
  • Proficient in Excel with proven working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Evidence of a creative, design led background and relevant qualifications
  • Knowledge of SketchUp would be an advantage
  • Planned and organised with strong attention to detail
  • An eye for proportion / colour / balance design and good 2D awareness
  • Self-motivated and a positive communicator with good listening skills
 
Salary and Benefits:
 
In return full product and regulations training will provided and there is plenty of potential to progress within the group. Salary will be £25k to £27K with a pension, healthcare scheme and life insurance. To find out more and apply, please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
Shropshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £27,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, healthcare, life insurance
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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 - Gloucestershire - up to £26,000 (V04036)

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Our client is one of the leading specialists in the design and manufacture of auditorium and concourse seating. They work closely with a client's architect to adapt their existing product portfolio, tailored to specific project requirements.
 
With new management forging the next chapter, they are seeking a Project Design Engineer with a wide skill set and able to work within a small multi-tasking environment.
 
Responsibilities for the Project Design Engineer will include:
  • Ensuring that all products are engineered properly from a prototyping perspective
  • Working with client architects, preparing optimised layouts of seats to meet legal, ergonomic and functional requirements
  • Adapting the existing product portfolio to suit specific client or project requirements
  • Developing, optimising and value engineering the product portfolio to introduce new designs and ensuring material and production efficiency.
  • Project management and liaising with architects, building contractors, end clients, manufacturing partners and sub-contractors
Skills and Experience for the Project Design Engineer:
  • 2+ years’ experience in design and production engineering
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of Revit and BIM standards would be an advantage
  • Willingness to visit sites, carry out site surveys and manage installation work
  • Creative, but blended with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good problem-solving skills and an inquisitive and enquiring mind
  • A practical knowledge of mechanical engineering conventions and workshop prototyping
Salary & Benefits:
They can offer a hybrid working week of  3 days office based and 2 days working from home, salary will be c£25k plus pension and laptop. To find out more and apply please send us your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Gloucestershire
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £26,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, laptop
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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.

Junior Interior Designer - London - up to £26,000 (V04035)

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Our client is a supplier of furniture to the commercial interiors sector working with well-known clients in the Technology, Media, Legal and Finance industries. They have offices in the UK, Europe and Africa and it is for the London office that they are seeking a junior interior designer for. 

You will be working to deliver a number of international projects running simultaneously under the guidance of a lead designer. To deliver these projects, you will be engaging with key stakeholders across various departments throughout all stages of a project. Day to day tasks include space planning, creating product specification packs, visualising settings, product take-offs, as well as creating supporting presentational documents. 

This role will allow you to learn and develop your product knowledge and skills, working on a client account that provides varied opportunities and unique challenges.  

Skills and Experience needed by the Interior Designer:

  • At least 1 years' commercial design experience
  • Able to demonstrate an assertive, self-starting approach
  • Problem solving mindset and eagerness to show initiative
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A technical understanding of space planning regulations for install purposes
  • Plenty of energy, enthusiasm and a keen eye for detail
  • AutoCAD and the Adobe CS

Salary and benefits:

In return they are offering a salary of c£26k, pension and health insurance. There are also plenty of industry events and socials. To apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £26,000 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.

3D Visualiser - Interiors - Somerset - negotiable (V04033)

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Our client has an unrivalled reputation and knowledge of interior architecture for historical and period properties and work directly with their clients who come to them for their expertise and beautiful pieces of furniture and architectural joinery. They use wood to shape the character and function of rooms into distinctive and beautifully liveable spaces, every piece is completely bespoke, and their 12,000sq ft modern workshop houses a dedicated team of cabinetmakers and finishers.
 
They are seeking a creative 3D Visualiser, preferably (but not necessarily) with a knowledge of historical interior architecture, joinery or furniture able to create visuals and presentations of interiors showing a variety of materials. This is a junior to mid-level role rather than senior.
Skills and experience sought from the 3D Visualiser:
  • Strong 3D CAD modeller, with material application and rendering (preferably 3DS Max/ V-Ray but not essential)
  • An eye for composition, materials, lighting, storytelling, and multi-media presentations
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite
  • 2+ years' professional experience and a portfolio of projects worked on at a high level
In return:
You will be working with a friendly and very experienced team in a beautiful part of Somerset with good access to Bristol and Bath. It is a full-time position with competitive renumeration that can be discussed before proceeding. There is also 24 days' holiday plus bank holidays.
To discuss further and apply please send us your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Somerset
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
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.

CAD Design Draughtsperson - Hybrid - South Yorkshire - up to £32,000 (V04023)

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Our client is a designer and manufacturer of office furniture with a wide variety of product ranges including desks, storage units, lockers, tables, upholstered privacy screens and acoustic breakout furniture. They have a showroom in London, but it is for their Head Office and Factory in South Yorkshire that they are seeking a CAD Design Draughtsperson to assist with the production and development of products.
 
You will be working within the design team using SolidWorks to develop products and generate 3D CAD files, technical drawings, assembly visuals and bills of materials for products and parts from across the breadth of their product ranges. You will see products through from drawing to manufacture, liaising with on-site manufacturing, production and administrative teams. 
 
Prototyping new products and product testing will also be part of the role as will the creation of product costings for product launches and special enquiries. They are open to a hybrid working model with 3 days in the office and 2 days at home.
 
Skills and Experience sought for the CAD Design Draughtsperson:
  • SolidWorks fluency, with a 2D CAD package such as AutoCAD or DraftSight an advantage
  • IT literate with knowledge of MS Excel
  • A technical and enquiring mind with good problem-solving abilities
  • At least 3 years' working professionally in a design or draughting based role
  • An understanding of design for manufacture using woodworking CNCs and machinery advantageous, as would designing fabricated sheet metal components
Salary and Benefits:
A salary of between £27k and £32k is on offer along with a workplace pension scheme.
Hours are 8.30am to 5pm (Monday to Thursday) and 8.30am to 3pm (Fridays).
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Location:
South Yorkshire
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£27,000 - £32,000 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.

Furniture Technician / Draughtsperson - Norfolk / Remote - up to £40,000 (V04020)

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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. Depending on 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
  • 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 3 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
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
 
Salary and Benefits:
In return the salary will be £30k to £40k plus profit share scheme, contribution to pension and long service additional holiday.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV and some examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
Norfolk / Remote
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
profit share, 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.

Product Design Engineer - Buckinghamshire - up to £30,000 (V04018)

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Well-known for creating finely detailed and high-quality commercial furniture for the workplace, our client is currently seeking a Product Design Engineer to work on a variety of prestigious and challenging projects. The role will require close communication with both the design and production team so you will be working mainly in the office although there is the possibility for some flexibility.
 
The successful applicant will be responsible for working on all the engineering aspects of standard and bespoke products for customer approval and manufacture. This will involve the generation of CAD models, production drawings, manufacturing detailing for the CNC machines and helping to refine value engineering and new solutions to the drawing and production process.
 
This role will evolve around the individual’s strengths and skills with opportunities down the line to be involved in design, presentation and visualisation work if of interest.
 
Skills and experience needed for the Product Design Engineer:
  • At least 1 year of experience from the furniture, product or industrial engineering sectors
  • Strong drawing and technical detailing skills
  • SolidWorks is essential, AutoCAD and 3D Studio an advantage but not a necessity
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A high level of initiative and organisational ability would be expected with good problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of CNC machining would be useful
 
In return the salary is likely to be between £25k and £30k plus pension and life insurance schemes. For more information and to apply please send us your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Buckinghamshire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, life insurance
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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 Interior Designer - West Yorkshire - up to £25,000 (V04014)

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This growing business helps major names create, shape, plan and implement their brands and corporate / visual identities around the world. They work across multiple different sectors, including Retail, Automotive, Banking, Healthcare, Transportation and Corporate Office / Workplace.
 
The role of Junior Designer & Space Planner is to work within their in-house design team supporting a wide variety of different clients by helping to provide them with deliverable design solutions by applying their brand and visual identity standards across their network of facilities. The role is UK based, with the opportunity of hybrid working from their offices in West Yorkshire and from home should this be preferred.
 
Key Responsibilities for the Designer & Space Planner:
  • Creating space / floor plans, elevations and sections in AutoCAD from design intent through to feasibility and construction phases
  • Interpreting visual identity / corporate identity guidelines and applying the design principles consistently across all of the projects that you are involved with
  • Creating photo overlays to convey the detail requirements of a design proposal
  • Presenting schemes for review and checking the design parameters
  • Making suggestions as to how to improve designs to create the right solutions for the space
 
Skills and Experience required for the Designer & Space Planner:
  • Proficient in 2D AutoCAD, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Able to understand and interpret a customer journey
  • Excellent organisational skills plus the ability to multi-task and prioritise projects to meet deadlines
  • Some experience already gained in commercial space planning
 
In return you will have the chance to work with some major brands and as a global business with offices around the world, there could be future opportunities to work abroad.
 
Salary will be between £23k to £25k (although they may also be looking for a more experienced Designer as well which would naturally be on a higher salary), plus 25 days holiday + bank holidays, contributory pension, Mental Health Support Service and free onsite parking.
To find out more and apply, please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
West Yorkshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, future 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.

Interior Designer - West Sussex - up to £35,000 (V04013)

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This vibrant design and build company create and fit out bespoke high-impact office interiors and seek both a Technical Interior Designer and a Junior Interior Designer to strengthen their team and work on the new projects that they are winning.
 
The roles will have a wide variety of responsibilities with the Technical Interior Designer taking projects from design brief and concept through to realisation of the design and drawing packages and on to installation. The Junior Interior Designer will be working as part of the team assisting at all stages of the project cycle.
 
 
Skills and Experience needed for the Interior Designer:
  • Have the technical knowledge of how to realise a concept design
  • Commercial workplace design experience (1+ year for the junior and 3+ years for the technical designer)
  • Good hand-drawing and sketching skills would be useful
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and the ability to carry out site surveys
  • Knowledge of 3D modelling software would be an advantage
  • You'll be hands-on individuals with a strong team-work approach
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Current driving licence to visit site
These are permanent roles within an all-inclusive company with a friendly and great studio environment.
 
Salaries of offer: c£25k for the Junior Interior Designer and £30k to £35k for the Technical Interior Designer. To apply and find out more please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
West Sussex
Design Field:
Interior Design
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.

Furniture Designer / Junior Kitchen Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V04012)

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Inspired by the beauty and precision of historical detail and experienced in the use of modern materials and techniques, our client is an award-winning maker of bespoke furniture and architectural joinery.
 
They are currently seeking a CAD Designer who is keen to progress their career and have the opportunity to work on some truly bespoke and creative projects. They use a wide variety of materials and design styles to meet the client's brief and work in both modern and period houses. It will therefore be useful if you have a good understanding of historical furniture, period detailing and joinery construction, so your schemes work in harmony with the architecture of the building.
There is an opportunity to move into a sales role down the line but only if the candidate is interested otherwise it can stay a technical and support role.
 
Cad Designer's duties:
  • Working closely with the Sales Designer to produce detailed drawings of bespoke furniture
  • Attending client & internal meetings taking detailed notes to understand the design brief
  • Producing services drawings for sites
  • Ensuring all technical details are translated
  • Specifying technical elements (hinges, slides, covers etc.)
 
Skills and Experience for the CAD Designer / Junior Sales Designer:
  • Sound knowledge of CAD software, Cabinet Vision would be an advantage but not a necessity
  • Detail orientated and a team player
  • Some experience gained already from the residential or fitted furniture marketplace
  • A knowledge of quality kitchen appliances, work surfaces and sanitaryware would be beneficial
Salary and benefits:
They will provide plenty of training and guidance. The salary will be up to £35k depending on experience. This is a full-time role, 40 hours per week with 29 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), plus 1 additional day for every 5 years' employment served.
To apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture sector
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £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.
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