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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 £32,000 (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.

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 - £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.

Technical Joinery Designer - Berkshire - up to £32,000 (V03914)

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This company creates joinery pieces for some of the finest commercial interiors being designed in the UK today. Operating nationwide from their factory and offices in Berkshire they offer total management of joinery packages, from initial site survey through to installation.

They are currently seeking an additional Technical Designer to join the team and work with a comprehensive range of materials and designs for high-end companies throughout the capital.

The Joinery and Furniture Designer will be:

  • Creating concept designs, rendering and turning them into ready-to-manufacture technical drawings
  • Producing complete and checked technical drawings
  • Using the task management software to track progress and to communicate
  • Researching technical details of components, materials and designs used, to ensure they are fit-for-purpose
  • Where possible, engineering designs to be as efficient as possible for manufacture
  • Participating in company and departmental discussions about improvements and innovation

Experience and skills required for the Joinery and Furniture Designer are:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience using SolidWorks
  • Experience of producing joinery drawings with preferably hands-on knowledge in manufacturing and assembly
  • Manufacturing and pre-installation construction takes place in house, so good communication skills are required to resolve any potential design and material issues
  • Excellent creativity and innovation
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines

Competitive remuneration and paid over-time. 22 days holiday increasing by 1 day every 2 years to a maximum of 25 days. Lunch is provided by the company and there is parking space on the premises.

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

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Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Joinery
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £32,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, pension, lunch
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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 Technician - West Sussex - up to £28,000 (V03911)

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This multi-disciplinary architecture and design practice specialises in the hospitality sector creating imaginative designs for pubs, restaurants and outdoor entertaining spaces. Based in a wonderful coastal location they are currently seeking a motivated and skilled CAD technician who has experience in all aspects of working within an Architectural Practice.

You will be producing high-quality drawings for a range of applications such as feasibility studies, site surveys, research, planning applications and working drawing packages.

Skills and experience sought for the position of CAD Technician:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Highly proficient in the use of AutoCAD
  • Proven experience in delivering high quality technical, presentation and planning drawings
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly developed self-management and organisational skills
  • Able to work effectively under strict time constraints

In return they offer a good salary plus company bonus and offices in a wonderful location. To find out more and apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
West Sussex
Design Field:
Hospitality Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, 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 Design Technician - South West England - negotiable (V03901)

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Our client is based close to the Dorset / Somerset border and designs, manufactures and installs bespoke fitted interiors for the high-end residential market. With the benefits of being part of a larger group of companies, they work with architects, interior designers, project managers, quantity surveyors and private clients.

They are currently recruiting for a Furniture Design Technician who is able to demonstrate that they can competently work within the high-end residential market as this role needs accurate detail drawings incorporating design for manufacture.

You will be preparing each element of the project for manufacture, producing layouts, technical and production drawings and 3D renders. The role may involve trips to sites for site surveys and will involve liaising with internal members of the company. There are really good career prospects available and the company has an excellent approach to work and their staff.

Person / Experience Required for the Furniture Design Technician role:

  • A clear understanding of design for manufacture
  • A working knowledge of Inventor or SolidWorks
  • Competent using AutoCAD
  • Good communication skills
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in joinery, cabinet making, shopfitting or boatbuilding

This is an exciting time to be joining this company and a good negotiable salary is on offer along with a staff luncheon scheme and annual bonus payment. To find out more and apply simply send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of us will get back to you.

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Location:
South West England
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.

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.

Design Cost Estimator - London - up to £30,000 (V03885)

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This atelier design studio design and fabricate unique, custom-made sculptural pieces and limited-edition collections for interior decorators, collectors and private clients. Their goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty by nurturing, inspiring and enriching their relationships with artisans, craftspeople and partners (the communities they support) and their clients

They are now recruiting for a Design Cost Estimator responsible for the costing of materials and processes for the manufacturing of their Designs. You will be expected to cost engineer company products, maintaining excellent quality whilst providing the best costings and efficiency for product manufacturing. A comprehensive understanding of materials and processes is therefore essential alongside being able to interpret production drawings.

You will need to have a good rapport with all stakeholders in the business, both in-house and externally with suppliers to maintain and develop good working relationships. You will also have an eye for optimum costings and be able to form an efficient database administration.

Skills, Experience and attributes needed for the Design Cost Estimator:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • BA(Hons) Product Design, Architecture or comparable
  • 5 years’ experience in a similar role (desirable)
  • Highly numerical
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Adaptable, reliable and efficient
  • Supportive and collaborative

In return you will be working with a great company on some amazing and exciting products. They are constantly evolving, have a strong focus on their people and a very high level of staff retention.

To apply and find out more please send us your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as quickly as we can.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £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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