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Furniture Designer - Lancashire - negotiable (V03987/FD)

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Our client has built a reputation for creating bespoke furniture for some of the most prestigious properties, clients and superyachts across the globe. Their furniture is hand built in the United Kingdom by the very best craftsmen using only the finest materials.

As a Furniture Designer you will use your experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to be truly innovative and a blue-sky thinker. You will be translating your initial inspiration into design concepts that develop into commercially viable furniture that their customers will love to buy.

Having a love of design, the Designer will be fundamental during design meetings; be able to work to customer requirements for Residential bespoke pieces and coming up with new ideas and concepts for new ranges of Exterior Super Yacht Furniture.

Skills and Experience needed for the Furniture Designer

  • Strong creative and artistic drawing ability
  • Knowledge of and a passion for bespoke furniture making and a mindfulness of manufacturing when creating a design
  • Proficiency with CAD software and a strong interest in 2D and 3D design and renderings
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Friendly and honest, they are a close-knit team that relishes the opportunity to create lasting relationships
  • Flexible working for the right candidate, the role could be flexible working or remote

In return they offer a good salary, 25 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays, a pension, phone and laptop.

To apply and find out more please send us your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Lancashire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
pension, laptop + mobile
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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.

Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - Edinburgh - negotiable (V04007-D)

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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com.
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
Edinburgh
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Creative Managers and Sales Consultants - Oxfordshire - negotiable (V04007-C)

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We’re Fired Earth - a luxury interiors brand, launched in 1983, here to inspire customers with our unique collection of handmade tiles, paint and bathrooms. We help our customers complete their vision of ‘home’ and turn it into a reality.
 
We’re looking for passionate and experienced team members who will inspire customers, whilst delivering the best service and consistently achieve targets. You don’t need to know everything about tiles, bathrooms and paint, but having a creative flair with an eye for colour would be an advantage.
 
Working for Fired Earth is more than just a retail role, it's about treating customers as individuals and providing them with a truly consultative approach. Your day will be varied and you will need good attention to detail, along with the ability to close sales and recall a wide range of product knowledge.
 
We are looking for Creative Managers and Sales Consultants for the following locations: Guildford, London, Oxfordshire and Edinburgh.
 
Salary is competitive and will be based upon experience.
 
If this sounds of interest then please apply with your CV (quoting ref V04007) to: careers@firedearth.com.
For further information on Fired Earth Interiors please visit our website www.firedearth.com.
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Location:
Oxfordshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Head of Design - Furniture, remote - Lancashire - up to £60,000 (V03987/HOD)

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Our client creates beautiful bespoke furniture and since their inception, they have worked with some of the most decorated interior designers and superyacht designers in the country.
 
The company’s philosophy is based upon creative development, inspiration and enthusiasm and for the right candidate, this role could be fully remote.
 
As Head of Design you will be using your experience, knowledge and enthusiasm to translate initial design concepts to unique visual drawings, renderings, 3D graphics and animations, seeing projects through to completion.
There may also be opportunities for a mid-weight and a senior furniture designer to come onboard with remote working an option.
 
The role will also encompass:
  • Crafting visuals, hand sketches and renders for prospective and live projects. 
  • Presenting visuals / designs/ renders to a variety of audiences such as: Internal stakeholders, Workshops, Super Yacht Exterior Designers, Residential Interior Designers.
  • Liaising and working on design briefs and new ranges as well as attending sales meetings to draw initial sketches
  • Liaising with the Marketing Department to provide information for brochures and social media materials
Skills and Experience needed for the Head of Design:
  • Proficiency with CAD software and a strong interest in 2D and 3D design and renderings
  • Strong creative and artistic drawing ability
  • Knowledge and passion for bespoke furniture making
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Able to take full ownership of your work and responsibility for the details
  • Friendly and honest, they are a close-knit team that relishes the opportunity to create lasting relationships
In return the salary will be between £40k and £60k with 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, a pension, phone and laptop.
To find out more and apply, please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com  Please also get in touch if you are interested in the mid-weight and senior designer levels.
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Location:
Lancashire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£40,000 - £60,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, generous holidays, phone + laptop
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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.

Technical Draftsperson - Middlesex - negotiable (V03984)

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This company designs and installs luxury interiors for the retail, hospitality, residential and commercial sectors and have a live vacancy for a technical draftsperson to produce shop drawings for their joinery & fit-out projects.
 
You will need to have several years of experience in creating manufacturing level drawings and cutting lists for complete bespoke items ranging from kitchens to jewellery showcases to staircases to reception desks to bathroom cabinets. You will need to understand how a whole array of materials can work together including timber, glass, metal, stone and plastic.
 
The main responsibility will be the setting out of fit-out projects, coordinating other trades into the master drawings. For example, does the air conditioning clash with the lighting? does the sprinkler clash with the joinery? Their clients provide the initial design drawings and the Technical Draftsperson will then redraw them to a fully detailed level for manufacture.
 
Experience and skillset needed for the Technical Draftsperson:
  • Experience on luxury fit-outs
  • Strong ability to produce detailed manufacturing drawings
  • Understanding of manufacturing and construction
  • Fluent on AutoCAD
  • Practical with good problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, able to liaise with individuals within the company and external to the company
  • Enthusiastic / Flexible / Dynamic
The salary on offer can be discussed on application and the role will be office based.
To apply and find out more please send in your CV and examples of technical work to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Middlesex
Design Field:
Furniture and Joinery
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.

Sales Designer - North East England - up to £28,000 (V03971)

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Our client is part of the largest and longest established kitchen supply and manufacturing business in the UK with 500,000 sq.ft. of in-house manufacturing premises at their headquarters in the North-East of England.
 
They have created the new role of Sales Designer to be responsible for bringing in new business, both B2B and private customers. They have an extensive range of design choices to offer clients and they will provide training in technical drawing if needed. This is a mainly office-based role.
 
There is also an opportunity for a Technical Kitchen Designer which is a non-sales role to join the team.
 
Skills and experience for the Sales Designer role:
  • At least 2 years' proven sales track-record ideally within the KBB or Interiors marketplace
  • An efficient, professional communicator - both verbally and in the written form
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • A problem solver and lateral thinker who thrives under pressure
  • Motivated, with the ability to both self-manage and work as part of a team
  • Ideally, competent in using Winner and/or EQ software packages
In return there is a salary of c£28k on offer with an OTE of £38k+ (£25k for the Technical Designer), company pension and staff purchase scheme.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
North East England
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Benefits:
commission, 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.

Sales Account Manager - Remote working - up to £35,000 (V03967)

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This bespoke interior design practice over the last 12 years has flourished into a multi-million pound business with a reputation for great original ideas and design. They work for many major and high-end developers across the country, with their core business being forged in London.
 
This steady growth has up until now been without the need for advertising or a sales team, however in order to move forward further, they are seeking a dedicated Sales Account Manager. The main remit will be to secure new business from the mid-range market with national housebuilders and developers nationwide. They are also however increasingly working in the “dress to sell market” and on private residential, communal and leisure facilities.
 
They are ideally looking for someone already with a proven track record in sales within the interior design industry for this mainly field based role.
 
Requirements for the Sales Account Manager role:
  • Proven experience with selling to the interiors marketplace
  • A strong appreciation or past experience within design
  • Experienced in handling and presenting to clients
  • Organised and numerate with strong administrative skills for keeping records / diary entries
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (oral, written and presentational)
  • Happy to travel nationwide but to visit their studio in the Midlands regularly
  • Able to operate self-sufficiently in a partly field based role

Salary will be negotiable with a bonus/commission structure, car/car allowance, mobile, laptop, pension and healthcare scheme.

To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com

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Location:
Remote working
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
commission, car/car allowance, mobile, laptop, pension, healthcare
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

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.

Furniture Designer - Shropshire - up to £35,000 (V03915)

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Our client has been designing and making bespoke furniture, antiqued mirror and specialist finishes for more than twenty years for the high-end London and international markets. They work for leading interior designers, architects and private clients all over the world.

They currently have an opening for a Furniture Designer with excellent technical knowledge of furniture construction to join their design team.

They are seeking an individual who is a strong team player with a positive, can-do attitude. Knowledge and experience of VectorWorks is preferable but they will consider other similar CAD programmes. They are open to the level of experience and salary will therefore vary accordingly.

Main duties for the Furniture Designer include:

  • Supervising the design team to produce working drawings
  • Production of accurate working drawings
  • Production of design concept drawings to be used in the sales process
  • Managing and co-ordinating makers and subcontractors
  • Occasional working on-site, site surveying, fitting and construction

Skills and Experience needed for the Furniture Designer role:

  • Strong knowledge of both furniture manufacturing techniques and materials
  • Site installation experience is desirable, as well as practical cabinet-making or bench skills
  • At least 2 years’ experience within furniture or woodwork manufacturing
  • Good hand-sketching ability would be helpful
  • Strong analytically regarding budget awareness
  • Good problem-solving skills

In return you will be working with a very friendly bunch of people who love creating beautiful projects for their clients so if this is still of interest please email us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com

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Location:
Shropshire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £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.

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.
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