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Furniture Design Technician - Norfolk - up to £34,000 (V03757)

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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.

They work on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms, games rooms and yachts and are opening a new additional workshop to which they are recruiting both a Senior and Junior/Midweight Furniture Draughtsperson to join this growing design and technical team.

Objectives and requirements:

  • To take a brief and/or sketched concept and work into production drawings and 3D CAD renders using SolidWorks
  • You will need some past experience in a wood based environment - joinery, shopfitting or cabinet making to make improvements or modifications to designs
  • Liaise with other departments using your good communication skills
  • To work as part of a team to create effective working relationships
  • Appreciating their end of the marketplace with attention to detail and careful considerations of materials and techniques

If this sounds of interest then please call Pippa Baker on 01920486125 to discuss or send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£24,000 - £34,000 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.

Design Director - London - negotiable (V03756)

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This family-run business has been designing and building commercial offices for over 10 years. Their culture is really important to them and they are essentially a company of likeminded people who believe that everyone deserves a great place to work.

This newly created role of Design Director is to essentially be a leader and role model for the creative design teams and a champion of creativity for the company. You will oversee the design output working strategically and collaboratively to bring exceptional creative ideas to the table, whilst at the same time ensuring that the company is commercially efficient and able to successfully deliver on project design commitments. With your passion and commitment, you will mentor and develop your team, ensuring they are engaged and motivated.

In return they can offer a very attractive salary plus profit share, pension, discount perks and regular social events.

They are looking for people with ambition and experience in the Office Design & Build industry. You will need to integrate into an established company team, be supportive of the company's desire to grow and be pro-active, reliable and determined member of the team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A creative individual who is passionate about championing new design technology and ways of working to engage audiences and change behaviour
  • Having a personality that brings energy, creative culture, ideas and passion for design to the studio
  • A proven track record of running and managing a team of people ideally in a design environment
  • An inspirational leader with excellent management skills and a desire to develop and mentor a young design team
  • Must have at least 8-10 years' experience within the Design and Build sector
  • Must be able to help direct the business to improve productivity and performance
  • Excellent studio management skills with the ability to improve processes, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs
  • A proactive, inquisitive and communicative approach to work

Software Requirements:

  • Fluency in AutoCAD, InDesign and SketchUp
  • Microsoft Office is essential
  • Photoshop and Illustrator would be beneficial but not essential

If this sounds of interest then please call Pippa Baker on 01920486125 to discuss or send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Office Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
profit share, pension, discounts + 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 Interior Designer - Showhomes (Client Advert) - Warwickshire - negotiable (V03755)

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Abode create award-winning, design-lead, showhome interiors for house builders across the entire UK and we are looking for a super talented, self-motivated, senior designer to join our team.

The right applicant should be in a senior position already with multiple years of proven experience and be comfortable working on interiors with budgets from GBP40k to GBP150k+. This position is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a close-knit creative team with design, quality and customer service at their core.

Role:

  • Directing the design with the Creative Director
  • Maintaining the quality and detail of the designs
  • Mentoring and managing a design team
  • Infusing the team with the creativity and passion


Person / Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 4 years' design experience
  • Showhome Design experience is preferable, but a candidate from a similar field would be considered
  • Computer Literate with Adobe and Mac's
  • Proactive, organised and hard working as well as being happy to work in a small business environment
  • Own car for the sole purpose of travelling to the office

Salary:

  • Salary and accompanying package would reflect the candidate's skills, experience and ability

Candidates should provide images of their work and a brief career history (quoting ref: V03755) to careers@interiorsbyabode.com.

For further information on our company please visit our website www.interiorsbyabode.com.

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Location:
Warwickshire
Design Field:
Showhome Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
salary package
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Showhome Sales Manager - Staffordshire - up to £40,000 (V03754)

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This bespoke interior design practice over the last 10 years has flourished into a multi-million pound business with a reputation for great original ideas and design. They work for many major and high-end developers across the country, with their core business being forged in London.

In order to develop further, they are seeking a dedicated sales / account manager with the main remit to help in securing new business with national housebuilders and developers nationwide.

They are ideally looking for someone already working within the design or property development industry with preferably a proven track record in sales. They may consider a designer however who is ready to move their career forward into a new business development role and has strong client liaison and negotiating skills.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience with selling to the interiors marketplace
  • A strong appreciation or past experience within design
  • Experienced in handling and presenting to clients
  • Organised and numerate
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (oral, written and presentational)
  • Happy to travel nationwide but to visit their studio in Staffordshire regularly
  • Able to operate self-sufficiently in a partly field based role

Basic salary £30k to £40k plus commission, car, phone, laptop and healthcare scheme. If this sounds of interest please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Staffordshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
car, mobile, comm, laptop, healthcare scheme
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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 - Northamptonshire - up to £24,000 (V03753)

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This contract furniture manufacturer works closely with the leisure sector offering both their stylish range of furniture and bespoke items to meet clients' specific needs. Operating out of two factories to support their in-house design and manufacturing capabilities, they have a deep knowledge of sourcing in the wider European furniture market.

To help develop their business further they are seeking a Furniture Designer to work alongside their Senior Designer. Your remit initially will be to assist on technical aspects using Autodesk Inventor, producing drawings for manufacturing and client approval. There will be the opportunity for the right candidate to develop, meeting clients and ultimately to handle projects independently.


Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor (or similar)
  • Minimum 1-2 years' experience within a design role
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good phone manner as you will be talking to suppliers
  • Experience in designing wood/timber products
  • Understanding of metals, plastics and fabrics and their inclusion in furniture

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

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Location:
Northamptonshire
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 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.

Furniture Designer - Cornwall - up to £28,000 (V03752)

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This luxury kitchen and furniture company is committed to offering their clients a comprehensive bespoke concept-to-completion service. They are a family-run business going through a period of development so it is an exciting time to join the company.

They are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Designer with plenty of energy and ideas who can bring their own contemporary flair to the designs. Working alongside the Senior Designer, the role will involve liaising with clients and skilled craftsman to coordinate the full design, manufacture and installation of projects. The ideal candidate will be someone with a strong desire to succeed, who is looking to grow and develop within the company and who is able to adapt to the requirements of the role whilst ensuring that all designs are completed to a first-class standard.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience in generating detailed and accurate presentation and production drawings
  • CAD literate and experienced with Adobe packages
  • A strong understanding of furniture production methods and materials
  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • Willingness to learn and research a vast range of appliances and products to compliment designs
  • A degree in Furniture Design / Architecture or similar is advantageous, but not essential
  • As the role will involve travel, a driving licence and access to transport is preferred

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

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Location:
Cornwall
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £28,000 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.

Exhibition & Display Designer - Norfolk - up to £28,000 (V03749)

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In the fast-moving world of creative communications this company have a global reach, delivering spectacular live events, interactive exhibitions, employee engagement gatherings, creative brand identities and bespoke technical solutions.

The role of Exhibition & Display Designer is a demanding and exciting role with frequent challenges creating exciting cutting edge designs.

Main Duties include:

  • Creating detailed floor plans and technical drawings using VectorWorks
  • Producing rendered set visuals/sketches and fly-throughs where appropriate to market their cutting-edge designs
  • Being an expert in your field by volunteering innovative creative input and bespoke design ideas
  • Gathering information using available resources in order to cost out a reasonable estimated quotes
  • Contributing proactively through on-going communication, meetings etc. with all appropriate departments
  • Taking responsibility for being at the forefront of the design profession by keeping abreast of new developments in design and technology
  • Being a proactive team member engaging professionally with internal staff whilst also acting as an ambassador for the company externally

Person / Experience Required:

  • VectorWorks or equivalent, Adobe CS and a rendering package
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good problem solving skills
  • 3+ years' experience in a similar role including some exhibition experience
  • A multi-tasker who has the ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • A high degree of creativity with spatial awareness
  • A desire to be innovative with a positive and flexible approach to work, able to react to change quickly
  • A self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with a good sense of humour
  • Driving Licence

On top of a basic salary they offer a laptop, discretionary bonus, pension, medical & dental insurance plus some great employee wellbeing initiatives.

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

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£24,000 - £28,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, pension, health 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.

Interior Designer - Hereford & Worcester - up to £40,000 (V03747)

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This well-established company has an excellent reputation as a creator of inspirational showhomes, marketing suites and retirement developments working for some of the biggest names in the UK property industry. They are a creative business, passionate about crafting emotionally engaging and visually entertaining experiences through well-thought-out designs and in-depth consultations.

They can boast a high level of repeat business and recommendations and are currently seeking a Senior Interior Designer to help lead and organise the design team. This role will also have the additional temporary responsibilities of office management to include scheduling of work, design allocation to the designers and liaising with the account managers. These additional duties are due to Maternity leave cover. It is envisaged that the split will be 80% design and 20% admin during this period.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Design qualified with 6+ years' experience 
  • Experience should include residential / showhome projects
  • Understanding of fabrics, colour and styling
  • Spatial awareness
  • IT literate, fluent in Photoshop and InDesign
  • Portfolio showing creative design flair
  • Driving Licence

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

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Location:
Hereford & Worcester
Design Field:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
discretionary bonus, 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.

Interior Designer and Technical Designer - Buckinghamshire - up to £30,000 (V03741)

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This design and build company specialises in office fit-outs across multiple sectors including; information technology, financial services, social housing, legal and media.

As one of the market leaders in New Ways of Working, they offer their clients new, flexible approaches to their office designs. Being in a very competitive field they make sure that they really know their market, business and most importantly, know their clients. Clients value their commitment and pragmatism.

Soon to be celebrating 10 years in business, they are looking to expand with bright new talent for their design team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • A forward thinking, positive attitude
  • Office space planning experience within the office fit-out sector
  • Happy to work independently once given direction on a project
  • Able to collaborate with the design team and communicate with the construction team
  • Planning and building control experience
  • Knowledge of a 3D design package would be an advantage as would the Adobe Creative Cloud

Why them?

  • Fast-paced working environment - you will get to work across a whole range of exciting new projects
  • They work with a whole range of clients
  • Opportunity for career development and training
  • Collaborative style of working and social team
  • Annual performance bonus on top of a competitive salary

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

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Location:
Buckinghamshire
Design Field:
Workplace Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 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.

Kitchen Designer - London - up to £40,000 (V03731)

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As one of the world’s leading artisans in professional home kitchens, this company takes pride in creating handcrafted pieces in their sleek industrial style, each kitchen showing off a bespoke design, sophisticated mechanisms and the experience of premium restaurant cooking.

Their London showroom is currently seeking an additional designer and they plan to open another showroom later this year. There will be excellent chances of progression as they are still growing their coverage of the UK marketplace.

This role would suit a designer who has already had exposure to this marketplace and understands how important attention to detail is. It will be a client facing role so your presence, communication and interpersonal skills will be important. Regular travel to clients, trade shows and to visit Head Office in Italy will be expected.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years' relevant experience
  • Qualifications in interior design or similar
  • Literate with the Adobe CS
  • Professional and smart in appearance
  • Both creative and technically minded
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Excellent spoken and written English

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 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.
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