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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.

Kitchen Designer - West Midlands - up to £30,000 (V03893)

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This family-run business has been working within the kitchen marketplace for many years and over the last couple of years has been refurbishing all of their Midlands based showrooms to a very high standard.

Due to natural growth and an increase in business again, they are seeking an additional Kitchen Designer. The role will allow flexibility with some home working and although all the leads will be provided, you must be able to and be prepared to drive to visit customers' homes.

Skills and experience needed for the Kitchen Designer role:

  • Strong and proven track record within kitchen design and sales
  • Able to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • A natural flair for design, presentation and customer service
  • Good IT skills and CAD literate (they use Compusoft Winner and EQ)
  • A confident, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual with a positive work ethic
  • Full driving licence essential

In return the Kitchen Designer will be offered a basic salary plus commission, laptop, mobile and fuel expenses.

If this is of interest please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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Location:
West Midlands
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
commission, laptop, mobile and fuel expenses
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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 - West Midlands - up to £40,000 (V03892)

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This family-run kitchen business has four showrooms based around the West Midlands, all having been through a period of refurbishment and upgrading over the last couple of years.

Due to natural growth and an upturn in business they are seeking a Project Manager with the ability to manage an average of 4 kitchen installations per week. There is a surveyor and an order processor as part of your team, so you will be responsible for arranging the installation date and all related trades and deliveries for the project and managing the customers through to completion.

Skills and experience for the Project Manager role:

  • Knowledge and experience from within the kitchen industry is essential
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • A full clean driving licence
  • The ability to effectively liaise with and manage trades, the installation team and customers
  • The ability to maintain a high level of quality
  • A team worker, highly organised, flexible and IT competent

 Salary will be negotiable depending on level of experience plus a performance related bonus.

If you would like to find out more then please email us along with your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com or just click on apply.

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Location:
West Midlands
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 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.

Interior Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V03887)

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This Architectural and Interior Design Company offers the complete design service within the residential and property development marketplace. This includes: Interior design for private clients and developers; Architectural services as a RIBA Chartered Architects practice; Show Home design. They also have a dedicated Furniture, Lighting and Interior Design showroom and a separate Tiling Studio offering a vast selection of unique tiles.

An opportunity has now arisen for an Interior Designer to join the team based in their design studio in North London. Reporting directly to the Design Director you will be managing private client and showhome interior design briefs - sourcing, designing and implementing interior design schemes.

Responsibilities for the Interior Designer also include:

  • Liaising with suppliers and working on pricings and quotations
  • Undertaking surveys and measurements as required
  • Assisting the Design Director in managing workflow
  • Attending client meetings, installations and managing the onsite fitting team
  • Being a multi-faceted role, you will be building good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

Skills and Experience needed for the Interior Designer:

  • They are ideally looking for 3+ years’ experience of residential interior design
  • FF&E experience across a broad spectrum of price points is important along with strong spatial awareness skills and attention to detail
  • It will be an advantage if you have knowledge of fabric and wallpaper companies and can measure up for window treatments
  • Proficient in MS Office, AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Knowledge of residential furniture and lighting brands would be a distinct advantage but is not essential
  • You will need your own car for travelling to clients and carrying samples (business expenses will be paid)

Salary will be dependent on experience with an end of year discretionary performance related bonus, a staff discount scheme and Company pension scheme.

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 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.

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

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

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

Skills and Experience needed for the Production Coordinator:

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

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

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

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

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

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

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

Main Duties also include:

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

Skills and experience required for the Senior Production Technician:

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

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

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

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Location:
Cheshire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension and food on Fridays!
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

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

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

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

Duties will include:

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

Person / Experience Required:

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

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

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Location:
Hertfordshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Senior Furniture Designer / Head of Design - South West England - negotiable (V03859)

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This company is a specialist in architecture joinery and fitted furniture for historical and period properties. They work with a variety of beautiful buildings across the UK and abroad. Everything they design is completely bespoke, and their 12,000sq.ft. modern workshop houses a dedicated team of cabinet-makers and finishers.

They are currently seeking to fill a key role for the business so the successful candidate will need plenty of experience within the furniture and joinery sector in a client facing role.

It is important that you have knowledge and a firm grasp of historical furniture and architectural details both in a classical and contemporary setting.


Other skills and experience:

  • Proven experience within the interiors marketplace, able to sketch out designs freehand and draw up space plans using AutoCAD
  • Strong leadership skills and communication skills
  • Confident in handling client presentations in a client facing role
  • An ideas person with good listening skills and the ability to generate concepts sympathetic to the client’s needs and home
  • You will need to be well-organized and committed, able to work to deadlines and manage a number of projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of building design and architecture a distinct advantage

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

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Location:
South West England
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Upholsterer - Berkshire - negotiable (V03857)

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This new business currently based in London but shortly moving out to Ascot, design, develop and make luxury furniture for both the Residential and Commercial marketplaces.

With a growing level of business they are looking for an additional upholsterer to join the team.

You should have at least 4 years' experience in this role and ideally with good knowledge of seaming and fabric cutting as well.

For more information please call Pippa Baker on 01920486125 or send us an email to recruit@careersindesign.com with your details.

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Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Luxury 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.
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