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Technical Kitchen Designer - London - up to £24,000 (V03695)

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This company create everything from traditional to cutting-edge contemporary, handcrafted kitchen furniture that address all scales of rooms and developments.

The workforce is deeply experienced and dedicated to the quality and distinctive, luxurious style for which they are famous for meeting the increasingly far-reaching demands of high-net-worth private clients and real estate developers globally.

They are currently seeking a Technical Designer for their London showroom. The individual will be using their design and technical skills to work alongside the sales designers in the showroom, supporting and providing a valuable resource to aid the sale and both meet and exceed their customers' expectations.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Strong CAD (ideally AutoCAD) and technical drawing skills to work alongside the Sales Designers
  • Experience within the residential interior design sector to include fitted furniture and preferably kitchens
  • A professional and responsive personality, warm, confident and motivated
  • Diplomacy, decisiveness and hard work is rewarded in this people orientated business

Salary on offer is £22k rising to £24k after the 6 month probationary period plus a company bonus (OTE c£32k).

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 per annum
Benefits:
company 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 (Showhomes) - Hereford & Worcester - up to £30,000 (V03679)

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This interior design, showhome and flooring business have an experienced team of creative design professionals dedicated to creating impactful designs.

They have invested in a first class fabric library and utilising the latest design software they are always looking to innovate. They also have their own soft furnishing production facility where they can design and print bespoke wallpaper and produce high quality custom wall art.

With an ever increasing workload they are currently looking to recruit an experienced designer, ideally with a fairly contemporary style.

Objective and experience required:

  • You will be working on your own projects from brief through to presentation and installation so will need to be organised with good project management skills
  • Previous experience from within the showhome / residential design industry, ideally at least 4 years is sought
  • Designs will be created both as hand drawn sketches and using Photoshop and InDesign
  • Good communication skills are required in order to liaise with clients and suppliers
  • You will be working both as part of a team and as an individual

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:
Showhomes
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.

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.

Design Project Manager - London - up to £45,000 (V03674)

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Our client produces original and unique furniture and products and are also renowned for the sculptural work they create.

A new exciting role has now been created to work with the directors and production team as well as internationally renowned artists. They are looking for an experienced individual with an exceptional eye and attention to detail, who has strong project management skills and is a team player.

They work with clients who demand the utmost quality and specification so the successful candidate will have gained experience working at the highest level of furniture design. They should understand the level of detail and accuracy involved and will be responsible for projects throughout Europe.

They are looking for candidates who have the following skills:

  • The use of CAD to communicate design intent, both technical production drawings and client friendly visuals
  • Proficient in Rhino, KeyShot, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong project management and administration skills and experience with a CRM database
  • Meticulous attention to detail, dimensions and finishes
  • Understanding of a range of manufacturing processes such as fabrication, engineering processes, metal casting, traditional woodworking techniques and upholstery
  • Great personality with excellent communication skills (using specialist and non-specialist language)
  • Languages (preferred but not essential): French, Italian

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:
£40,000 - £45,000 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 Interior Designer - London - 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 have offices in both London and Hampshire and it is to the London studio that they now looking to increase the team with a senior 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
  • You will be involved in client pitching and presentations so should be able to show evidence of this in past roles
  • 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:
London
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.

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.

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.

Furniture Design Technicians - North West England - up to £45,000 (V03614)

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Known for creative design and pioneering craftsmanship, this company combines traditional hand skills with advanced materials and technology to create award-winning furniture for yachts and houses of ultra-high net worth individuals, throughout the world.

This ambitious company is growing to meet the worldwide demand for its luxury furniture. With state of the art in-house production facilities and a creative and technical studio they are seeking three additional Furniture Technicians.

The successful candidates will take inspiring design concepts and using CAD software turn the designs into a set of engineering drawings for in-house manufacture including CNC, laser work, hand making, leatherwork and finishing as well as outsourced parts made by external sub-contractors. You will also be preparing a bill of materials to be sourced and ordered by purchasing. In addition, the engineers will support the project manager and be able answer any technical questions in relation to the construction of manufacture of the design by manufacturing teams.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Excellent knowledge of bespoke furniture making and construction
  • At least 4 years' cabinet making experience at a luxury level
  • Fluency in 2D CAD software with Rhino an advantage for 3D
  • Ability to plan and schedule your own work to meet the team's goals
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills
  • Ability to work to budgets for completion of engineering drawings
  • Ability to travel and be competent at note taking for taking on-site measurements
  • Ability to use MS Office competently

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

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Location:
North West England
Design Field:
Luxury Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
6% pension, bonus + 30 days hols
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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 Prototyper / Furniture Maker - Kent - up to £25,000 (V03613)

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This company provides contract furniture into spaces with demanding needs. Their furniture is designed to enhance challenging environments, from high-traffic footfall areas such as receptions and waiting rooms to high security buildings such prisons.

To help with their growth and react to their increasingly busy workload they have created a new key position of Prototyper. The main remit is to build and amend prototypes for new products being developed. This includes building prototypes from new as well as amending existing items.

Duties include constructing new Prototypes from sketches or manufacturing drawings, amending existing prototypes received from suppliers, advising on foams / webbing / construction of frame, advising on improvements with regard to design and upholstery at concept stage and providing input for value engineering.

They ideally want someone that likes a challenge and has lots of initiative as well as upholstery skills. There will be other projects apart from upholstery so they need you to be flexible also

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience in upholstery
  • Good carpentry skills and experience in timber carcass building
  • Good numeracy and accuracy
  • A knowledge of fabrics, foam and furniture materials
  • Able to use initiative to solve problems
  • Knowledge/experience with customer and manufacturing drawings

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

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Location:
Kent
Design Field:
Contract Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + free lunches
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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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