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Technical Production Assistant - Props + Events - Essex - up to £28,000 (V03942)

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This small family-run company specialise in Experiential Design, Production and Installation and are proud to count large brands and leading marketing agencies amongst their clients. Providing a range of services from exhibition stands, product launches and bespoke sampling stands to PR stunts, sampling bins and giant props, the company is theatrical in its approach and enjoys encouraging both clients and staff to be different.
 
Based near the Essex and Hertfordshire borders, they are currently looking for a Technical Production Assistant to support the Production Team. You will be creating CAD drawings, art working, proposals, pitch work and design costing. You will also be project managing smaller projects from brief through to delivery, ensuring successful realisation of projects adopting a hands-on approach to working in the production workshop.
 
Other duties for the Technical Production Assistant include:
  • Design interpretation, creating mood boards if required and basic visualisations
  • Performing practical tasks in the workshop such as prop making, finishing, vinyling, painting, sewing and basic carpentry
  • Creating CNC files and supervising CNC machining when required 
  • Assisting with the creation of content for social media posts and stories 
  • Assisting with the recruitment of new subcontractors, updating availability / task sheets and bookings
  • Liaising with suppliers  
 
Skills and experience needed for the Technical Production Assistant:
  • Experience of using a CAD software package, CNC and Adobe Illustrator
  • Good administration and project management skills
  • Able to demonstrate a hands-on approach at all times 
  • A team worker, highly organised and flexible in their approach
  • An understanding of the fast paced, ever-changing demands of high-end brands and clients 
  • Be health and safety compliant at all times 
  • Positive, sociable and adaptable

To find out more and to apply plaese send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Location:
Essex
Design Field:
Props and Events
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £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.

Interior Designer - Northamptonshire - up to £44,000 (V03962)

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This creative Design & Build consultancy works within the food & beverage, hospitality and leisure industry. The services they provide include interior design and brand development, catering equipment design, build and interior fit out, equipment supply and installation and project management.
 
Due to a sustained increase in workload, they are currently seeking an enthusiastic Interior Designer to join their team. The role will be varied and will involve working throughout all project stages from concept to completion alongside the design and project delivery team. The role is full time / permanent and will be primarily office based, however they operate a hybrid working system and the role will also involve attending site visits throughout the UK.
 
Working as part of a team you will be responsible for generating concept proposals, creating presentation documents, concept visuals, developing FF&E specifications and sample boards, producing drawing packages for tender and construction and providing design support from concept to completion.
 
 
Experience and skills sought for the Interior Designer:
  • At least 3 years' commercial interior design experience 
  • Creative with excellent technical awareness
  • An understanding of the food service /commercial catering environment would be an advantage
  • You should be confident meeting with both clients and contractors
  • Fluent in VectorWorks / AutoCAD, SketchUp and the Adobe CS
  • A good understanding of statutory approvals (building regulations, planning & CDM2015) would be an advantage
Working hours are 37.5 Hours per week, with 20 days annual leave increasing for each year of service to 25days. In addition to a competitive salary there is private healthcare, pension and a discretionary bonus depending on performance.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV and portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Northamptonshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £44,000 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 / Team Leader - West Yorkshire - up to £40,000 (V03961)

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This design-led manufacturer provides bespoke furniture solutions including stadiums, offices, courtrooms, hotels and restaurants. They have a reputation for great service, individuality and endless bespoke product options.
 
Due to continued and sustained growth they are looking to add an experienced Furniture Designer to their team. They can offer plenty of support and career development but you should be confident in taking on projects that often involve a fast turnaround from initial concept to design solution. Ideally they are seeking a Lead Designer level where you can head up a team on larger projects.
 
Main areas of responsibility for the Furniture Designer include:
  • Design development for Bars, Reception Counters, Wall Panelling, Feature Ceilings and Banquette Seating 
  • Researching and integrating components / fittings 
  • Generating clear and accurate approval and production drawings
  • Sketching out specific details, ideas and sections to present options for the construction of an item 
  • Researching the required materials taken from the finishes schedule
  • Daily use of the Company Management System (CMS) to reference and save information 
  • Booking and attending model reviews, following an item through into production
 
Skills and experience sought from the Furniture Designer:
  • 4+ years’ experience in producing detailed drawings of bespoke furniture for manufacture
  • SolidWorks proficient or similar
  • A strong understanding of furniture production methods and materials 
  • Able to generate accurate, detailed production drawings 
  • Able to work to timescales and deadlines 
In return they offer a salary of between £30k and £40k, company pension, Christmas bonus scheme and hamper plus a summer BBQ and Christmas party! 
If this sounds of interest then please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
West Yorkshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, bonus, company events
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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 - Kitchens - Dubai - negotiable (V03960)

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As one of the leading kitchen brands globally, our client specialises in designing and installing tailor-made luxury kitchens and wardrobes in Dubai. They provide excellent service, a friendly and experienced approach to projects and are constantly looking at sustainability and the use of evolving technologies.
 
With a busy renovation market in Dubai, they are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to manage the kitchen installation team, subcontractors and projects.
 
The Project Manager will also:
  • Ensure client satisfaction, handing over each project on time and without complaint
  • Take dimensions on site when needed
  • Hand over MEP drawings and ensure the proper execution of them
  • Carry our regular inspections on site
  • Work closely with Sales Designers and the General Manager to plan the works
  • Help coordinate delivery of materials
  • Plan and prepare installation schedules in advance and assign tasks to the installers
  • Attend site management meetings and weekly sales meetings
  • Resolve problems and implement improvements
 
Skills and experience sought for the Project Manager:
 
  • Knowledge and experience within the kitchen industry
  • Excellent customer service and project management skills
  • Must be able to effectively liaise with and manage trades, the installation team and customers
  • Able to maintain a high level of quality 
  • A team worker, highly organised, flexible and IT competent
 
Your monthly renumeration will be made up of a salary (tax free), rent allowance, medical insurance, transportation, life assurance, company mobile phone and fuel allowance. There is also an annual return ticket back to the UK and accommodation provided initially when you arrive until you can arrange your own. The company will also process the successful candidate's work permit.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Dubai
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
tax free salary and full benefits package
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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 / Interior Architect - Hertfordshire - up to £65,000 (V03955)

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This family business that combines a reputation for innovation with a long history of excellence in construction, designing and installing contemporary interiors and workspaces for the corporate sector.
 
They are currently seeking an Interior Architect or Interior Designer and are open to part home / part office flexible working although you will need to be living within a commutable distance of their offices in South Hertfordshire. They are close to the Train Station for public transport and have a large car park if you prefer to drive.
 
Typical tasks would include:
  • Taking a client brief
  • Conducting research/surveys to refine client requirements
  • Developing initial proposals to include existing and proposed layouts
  • Creating visuals in the form of mood & finishes boards
  • Pitching proposals to clients
  • Design development & construction drawings
Experience and skills set for the Interior Designer / Interior Architect:
 
Preferred background would be to have D&B experience although this is not essential. Experience of designing commercial workspace environments however is desired.

Core Skills:

  • Creative
  • Revit proficient
  • Competent with using InDesign and visualising software
  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills 
In return they are offering a salary of between £50k and £65k plus a team bonus scheme, healthcare, pension and they provide food and snacks in the office. To find out more and apply, please send us your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Hertfordshire
Design Field:
Workplace Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£50,000 - £65,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus and 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.

Design Account Manager - Worcestershire - up to £55,000 (V03952)

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This 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.
 
Based in the Midlands they are currently looking for an account manager or director to liaise with existing new build customers on Showhomes and to progress new leads. The client base will be National House Builders across the UK, except Scotland. Most of the existing clients are in the North of England, they don’t have fixed geographic regions.
 
Summary of responsibilities for the Account Manager: 
  • Taking Briefs
  • Liaising with Designers
  • Carrying out presentation to customers
  • Liaising with customers regarding dates / changes
  • Doing customer handovers of the showhome

This would particularly suit an individual who has an interior design or creative background wanting to expand their career in an account management and business development route.

 
Skills and experience needed for the Account Manager:
  • The candidate will need to have a design background, sales experience and a warm and friendly personality
  • An experienced sales professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You'll be customer focused and results orientated
  • Commercially minded
  • Self-motivated with excellent negotiation skills
  • Confident and articulate
 
In return:
Salary is £45k to £55k D.O.E. plus Annual Bonus (based upon sales), Car, Pension, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days holiday.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.
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Location:
Worcestershire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, car, healthcare, 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.

Contract Kitchen Designer - South Yorkshire - up to £28,000 (V03948)

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This brand leader in the manufacture of high-quality beautifully designed fitted kitchens and furniture supply British-made kitchens through specialist retailers across the UK and direct to Housing Developers. Their purpose-built manufacturing complex uses the latest technology and computer-controlled facilities to create an exciting range of modern and classic kitchens that feature the very latest innovations and design features.
 
They currently have an opening for a Contract Kitchen Designer to work with their Housing Developer clients. You will be responsible for producing designs and estimates for developers from a client's own brief and architects' drawings.
Main duties of the Contract Kitchen Designer:
  • Liaising with Developers and the Sales Team
  • Producing accurate designs and estimates for kitchen layouts 
  • Preparing completed designs / estimates into a tender presentation
  • Scaling from Architects' drawings supplied by the Developer
  • Establishing an installation budget and plan within contract guidelines 
  • Undertaking showroom tours as and when required
Skills and experience for the Contract Kitchen Designer:
  • Familiar with scaling from plans and designing kitchens
  • Fully proficient using a CAD system (they use ArtiCAD)
  • Possessing creativity and design flair to create a functional, attractive kitchen from scratch
  • Understanding of kitchen component parts would be advantageous
  • Must be able to use Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, etc.) or similar
  • Working knowledge of SAP and Photoshop desirable but not essential
This role will be based in their Head-Office and they are looking for a Contract Kitchen Designer with a “can do” attitude and a friendly, sociable personality. In return you will be working Monday to Friday with no weekends as this is not a retail role and on top of your salary they have an employee benefits system and company pension contributions.
If you think you might fit the bill then please do contact us with your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
South Yorkshire
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £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.

Deputy Workshop Manager - Props & Furniture - London - up to £35,000 (V03946)

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This busy company supplies furniture, props and accessories to the film and television industry covering many eras - from Medieval through to the 1980's. Their showroom in Uxbridge, s within easy access of all the major London film studios and they have created a new role of Deputy Workshop Manager.
 
Your role will be to assist the Workshop Manager in leading and managing their friendly in-house workshop team, along with maintaining and repairing the vast stock of antique furniture and accessories. Additionally, due to industry demand, they anticipate expanding this department to incorporate model making so any previous model making experience would be beneficial.
 
The successful applicant will need knowledge of a broad range of construction techniques and materials, as well as excellent woodworking skills and an interest in furniture restoration. You will also be working in conjunction with the Loss & Damage Coordinator to calculate repair costings which will be passed on to their clients.
 
Skills and experience needed for the Deputy Workshop Manager:
 
  • At least two years’ furniture / set / props workshop experience
  • Experience in managing budgets, purchasing and negotiating with suppliers
  • Strong communication skills
  • Initiative to work alone with minimum supervision
  • Positive and flexible approach to problem-solving with attention to detail
  • Computer literate
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Knowledge of upholstery and traditional French polishing would be an advantage
 
In return the Deputy Workshop Manager role has a salary of between £30k to £35k and plenty of training and career progression as the company is expanding both in size and the services it offers.
To apply and find out more please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
Free food provided!
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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 - West Sussex - up to £55,000 (V03940)

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This vibrant design and build company create and fit out bespoke high impact office interiors and seek additional Interior Designers to strengthen the team and work on some new projects they have recently won.
 
They are seeking both a Senior Interior Designer and a Mid-weight Interior Designer. With offices based in West Sussex (near the coast) and in London these positions include working from home and from one of these offices in the work-life balance pattern.
 
The roles will have a wide variety of responsibilities with the senior taking projects from initial enquiry and concept pitch through to realisation of the design and drawing packages and on to installation and completion. The mid-weight will be working as part of the team at all these stages of the project cycle.
 
Key skills and experience sought for both Interior Designer roles:
  • To be a confident presenter and pitcher (senior)
  • The ability to lead a project design team (senior)
  • Commercial workplace design experience, preferably with the D&B sector
  • Good hand drawing and sketching skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and the ability to carry out site-surveys
  • Ability to bring innovative ideas to the table, challenge the brief and push the boundaries
  • Hands-on individuals with a strong team-work approach
These are permanent roles within a friendly studio environment and with an immediate start available. Salaries on offer are £25k to £30k for the Mid-Weight Interior Designer and £40k to £55k for the Senior Interior Designer.

To find out more and apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
West Sussex
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £55,000 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 Designer - Northamptonshire - up to £25,000 (V03935)

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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 on furniture for the hotel sector. 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.
 
Skills and experienced needed for the role of Furniture Designer:
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor (or similar)
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ post studies 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
To find out more and apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com. Thanks.
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Location:
Northamptonshire
Design Field:
Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£24,000 - £25,000 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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