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Production Manager - set and event design - Essex - up to £40,000 (V03676)

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This theatrical design and production company operates out of a 14,000 sq. ft. workshop near the Essex / Hertfordshire borders, producing work for high profile brands and events. Their work includes sets and props for events, product launches, exhibitions, sampling campaigns and experiential marketing projects such as a 5m high giant lipstick, a billboard sized chocolate bar and a UK tour of experiential mud huts for a leading charity.

They are seeking a Production Manager to ensure that all their projects are delivered as designed on time and on budget and to enable production to improve and increase capacity through more efficient production processes.

This is a pivotal hands-on role managing a hardworking and committed production team. You will be responsible for the full end-to-end production for all projects - taking the lead on production and project management from brief through to delivery and working effectively with the client, production team and sub-contractors on a daily basis.

Person / Experience Required:

Candidates would ideally come from a proven theatrical or exhibition background and have experience in production management of a broad range of sets, props and modular units, from conception through to execution. Working with an adaptable, flexible, accommodating attitude is a must and understanding the ever-changing demands of high-end brands is essential.

Candidates should demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in exacting manufacturing projects
  • Experience in supervising and motivating a team of workers
  • Good computer skills around MS office, AutoCAD skills an advantage but not essential
  • Experienced in the planning and executing of projects based around strict budgets and deadlines
  • Ability to deliver reports on scheduling and costs
  • Monitoring of product standards and implementation of quality-control programmes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Driving and fork lift licence would be helpful but not essential

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

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Location:
Essex
Design Field:
Events and Exhibitions
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 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.

Project Manager and Production Coordinator roles - London - negotiable (V03674)

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Our client is an innovative and pioneering gallery of original and unique furniture and products. Championing and showcasing the work of designers who are both new and world famous and also producing custom, bespoke pieces, they have grown to be renowned for the work they create.

Two exciting roles have been created to work with the directors and team as well as internationally renowned artists. They are looking for an experienced, team player, with an exceptional eye and attention to detail.

This person will need to understand what is required to work at the top end of the luxury sector, is forward thinking and able to spot any potential problems or delays before they occur. They work with clients who demand the highest quality and specification and the closely knit team are all experts in each of their various fields, passionate about their work.

They are looking for candidates who have the following skills:

  • Strong administration skills and experience with a CRM database
  • Being able to coordinate POs, shipping, etc. working with the project managers
  • Ability to multitask and stay calm under-pressure
  • High attention to detail, dimensions, finishes
  • Good communication skills internal and external (using specialist and non-specialist language)
  • Able to work with multiple members in team across different manufacturers and projects
  • Languages (preferred but not essential): French, Italian
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes (including but not limited to, fabrication, casting, moulding GRP, engineering processes, upholstery, as well as traditional woodworking techniques)
  • Experience gained from the furniture sector

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture 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.

Senior Furniture Designer / interior Architect - Bristol - negotiable (V03672)

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

Currently looking to fill a new role of Senior Creative Designer they are seeking a candidate with ideally an architectural, interiors and cabinetmaking background. The candidate will need good knowledge joinery as well as a flair for contemporary design.

Objectives and requirements:

  • To design bespoke projects from a client brief often liaising with the clients and their architects and builders plus using past space planning experience
  • You will be managing aspects of project financials and expected to obtain quotations so will need to be numerate
  • Managing external suppliers such as bespoke metal work and stone will need good communication and organisational skills
  • Concepts and designs will be presented to the client via hand drawings and AutoCAD
  • This role would suit an individual who thrives on attention to detail and excels creatively

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

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Location:
Bristol
Design Field:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£generous plus 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.

Interior Designer - Hampshire - up to £50,000 (V03671)

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This Interior Design Consultancy create workspaces that enhance staff morale, motivation and productivity. Comprised of a team of professionals including architects, space planners, interior designers, surveyors, estimators, quantity surveyors, site managers and project managers, their collective experience and passion enables them to complete fun, vibrant and modern workspace interiors.

They are currently looking for a senior interior designer.

Objectives and requirements:

  • You will be working on several different projects at a time so will need to show flexibility within the role
  • Concept designs and detailing will be created using AutoCAD and knowledge of InDesign and 3D Studio for visuals and presentations would be an advantage but not necessity
  • Experience from the commercial workplace design sector
  • You will be providing a personal service to clients so should be a good communicator and team player
  • Good hand drawing and sketching skills would be beneficial

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

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Location:
Hampshire
Design Field:
Workplace Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £50,000 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.

Exhibition Designer - Oxfordshire - up to £32,000 (V03666)

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This company designs and builds bespoke custom built exhibition stands, from double-decker exhibition stands to conference and stage sets. They handle all exhibition requirements in-house including graphic & logo printing, AV, lighting, stand transport and storage. They also create displays for showrooms and full shop-fits.

Working from their offices in Oxfordshire they are currently looking to recruit an additional exhibition designer to be responsible for all aspects of exhibition stand design and presentation from the client's brief to delivery of the project.

Duties will include:

  • Production of designs, 3D visuals and floor plans
  • Research into and presentation of stand attractions
  • Client liaison at every stage of the design and delivery process
  • Preparing artworking for in-house and sub-contracted graphic departments
  • Liaison with in-house build specialists, A.V. companies and any other partners that may be involved in a project
  • Attendance on site for surveys and to project manage the build of the stand

Person / Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years' relevant experience in exhibition stand design
  • Strong visualisation skills
  • Able to create accurate working drawings using AutoCAD
  • A strong understanding of construction techniques
  • Literate in 3DStudio Max, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • A working knowledge of VectorWorks would be an advantage

They are looking for someone with the ability to populate designs with interesting graphics who can then produce working drawings for the build process and manage any graphic provision through the progress of projects.

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

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Location:
Oxfordshire
Design Field:
Exhibition Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £32,000 per annum
Benefits:
company 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 - Devon - up to £33,000 (V03651)

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This well-established company of furniture designers and makers is based in East Devon and manufacture custom-made furniture for high-end residential projects in the UK and abroad. Past projects include the fit-out of residences in Eaton Square and Pembridge Crescent in London.

An exciting opportunity has come up for a Furniture Designer to join the existing team and provide support to the project managers and workshop. Main areas of responsibility would include:

  • Client liaison
  • Design development
  • Site surveys
  • Researching and integrating fittings
  • The production of presentation and working drawings to the highest standards
  • Briefing makers and regular visits to the workshop to ensure the work is being made as intended

Person / Experience Required:

  • 3+years' experience of producing detailed drawings of bespoke furniture for manufacture
  • Fluent in AutoCAD or SolidWorks
  • A good understanding of furniture production methods and materials
  • Experience of making furniture would be advantageous

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

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Location:
Devon
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £33,000 per annum
Benefits:
workplace pension scheme, paid overtime
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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 / Showhome Designer - Surrey - up to £38,000 (V03602)

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This highly regarded and sociable Interior Design practice works alongside private clients providing an individual, personal service and with developers on show houses and show apartments. The skilled team of designers accompany the client through every step of the project from the planning stage, implementation and through to installation of all the final finishing touches.

With a busy workload they are looking to increase their numbers by recruiting an Interior Designer to join their team and to work on their show house projects. This individual will be running design projects from initial brief through to final installation, in compliance with company procedures.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Applicants must have 3 years' interior design experience to include show houses
  • Able to manage multiple projects
  • Commmercially aware of the marketplace and suppliers
  • You should have excellent communication and client facing skills
  • Well-presented and extremely organised
  • VectorWorks experience is essential
  • The use of a car is needed due to their location
If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Surrey
Design Field:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £38,000 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.

Senior Interior Designer (Client Advert) - London - negotiable (V03646)

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Caroline Paterson Interiors are looking for an experienced senior interior designer to join its busy design Studio in Chelsea.

The person for this role should have worked successfully on projects from inception to completion for a minimum period of 5 years, with an industry recognised qualification in Interior Design. The successful candidate will work on a variety of high-end private residential projects in the UK and Europe, and should demonstrate the following skills and responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Attending site and client meetings
  • Project management including liaising with architects, contractors and trades and the client
  • Creation of schemes, sourcing fabrics / furniture/ lighting etc., producing presentation boards, liaising with suppliers and the client
  • Producing Schedules (finishes, lighting, paint, ironmongery and Sanitaryware), Scope of Works and client estimates

Skills:

  • advanced skills in Photoshop, InDesign, AutoCAD / VectorWorks, SketchUp
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling) and procurement
  • self-motivated and good team player, able to work quickly and efficiently in an organised manner to meet deadlines
  • proven experience in dealing with suppliers and contractors
  • excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual and must be numerate
  • exceptional attention to detail
  • Personable, calm and proactive
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence

To apply:

  • Please email lo@cpidesign.co.uk with your CV and relevant examples of work that demonstrates your design skills, also stating why you believe you are suitable for the position. Please include your salary expectations
  • No agencies or third party applications please
  • Salary dependent on experience

Location:
London
Design Field:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£dependent on experience
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Furniture Design Technician - Norfolk - up to £35,000 (V03639)

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This leading British manufacturer of beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery work with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. 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.

Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they work on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms and games rooms. They currently have an opening for a Furniture Technician to join their design and technical team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Skilled in 3D CAD, ideally SolidWorks
  • At least 3 years' experience in a wood based environment - joinery, shopfitting or cabinet making
  • CNC and / or hands-on cabinet making experience would be beneficial
  • Good interpersonal skills to create effective working relationships

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

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

Sales Manager / Account Manager - London - negotiable (V03635)

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This forward-thinking and growing business specialises in the Design and Project Management of commercial office interior fit-outs and take a hands-on approach with every client to ensure they understand each business individually so the office space they create is a reflection of their clients' brand.

They are currently seeking a sales orientated individual who can network with both existing clients and identify and secure new business and agents. Ideally the role will be a mix of new business generating and account management.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experienced within the commercial fitout sector
  • Strong business acumen and ability to communicate at all levels
  • Well-developed understanding of business to business selling and account management
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Results orientated
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Highly focused in customer service
  • Confident, strong presentation skills and organised

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Workplace Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£generous salary + commission, 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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