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Production Manager - Bespoke Furniture - London - negotiable (V03855)
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Our client is an innovative and pioneering gallery of original and unique furniture and products. Championing and showcasing the work of designers who are both new and world famous, they have grown to be renowned for the work they create.

With a production and technical design studio on site they are seeking an experienced individual with strong knowledge of furniture construction and a variety of materials. Someone who can work with the team and is excited about using the finest materials and exacting requirements needed in order to fulfill the design and brief.

This person will understand what is required to work at this level of the industry and is forward thinking.


Key Responsibilities for the Production Manager include to:

  • Oversee the design and production of gallery artists collection from concept stage through to manufacture including material and component specifications, production of prototypes and drawings
  • Plan and draw up a production schedule, monitor the production processes and set and control the quality standards
  • Supplier relationship management (budgets, negotiating costs, sourcing and contacting suppliers)
  • Liaise with different departments, teams and companies, e.g. suppliers, managers, clients

A large part of the job is dealing with people and resource management, you may also be involved with furniture design and purchasing.

Key Person and Experience required for the Production Manager:

  • Experienced in the fabrication of luxury sculptural/artistic furniture and products
  • Strong planning and organisation skills
  • The capacity to grasp complex design and production concepts easily
  • Fluency to deal with various software and CAD programmes, the client uses Rhino and the Adobe Suite
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality
  • Strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget at the right time
  • Leadership skills and the ability to motivate others to meet deadlines
  • A results-driven approach to work

They are a wonderful company to work for so if this sounds of interest please send us your CV and application to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Bespoke Furniture & Lighting Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Senior Interior Designer - Northampton - up to £35,000 (V03848)
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This vacancy is no longer open.

An exciting new role has become available to join our growing design team. We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic Senior Interior Designer to work on a range of projects. We work alongside national and regional builders, property developers and private clients. Our team design, project manage and install show homes, marketing suites, retirement homes and private residential projects.

You should already have residential experience and also ideally have a background in or knowledge of show home design.

Skills / Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience, preferably in show home design
  • Relevant degree or similar qualification
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • Able to interpret a client’s brief and work within set a budget
  • Experience in being involved with projects from conception to completion
  • Good interpersonal skills to work alongside the Junior Designers

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Location:
Northampton
Sector:
Showhome Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
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Design and Sales Consultant (Field Based) - Berkshire - up to £25,000 (V03847a)
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This leading supplier of beautiful bespoke wardrobes and dressing rooms for luxury residential properties has a clientele from across the UK. They work from concept to installation, bestowing a personable approach with every design reflecting the individual lifestyle and storage needs of each client.

As an online business their website is their “shop front” and despite the current challenging economic conditions, they are thriving as a business and need to increase their design sales force to meet the demand for their products.

Based within a 10 miles radius of Bracknell your area will stretch as far as Oxford, Gloucester, Bristol, Southampton & Dorchester, Ascot, Sunningdale and Twickenham. All leads will be generated in-house and you will be given an average of 40 enquiries per month to contact, arrange visits and convert into design and sales.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years' proven experience in designing and selling within the luxury interiors sector (kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms or other fitted furniture)
  • CAD literate, ideally VectorWorks, AutoCAD or ArtiCAD
  • Happy and able to be mobile with your own presentable car to visit clients
  • You should be well-presented to generate a first impression that creates confidence with their discerning clients
  • Able to manage your own diary and arrange client visits
  • A good listener to understand the specific storage needs, design and requirements of your client
  • Creative and able to produce high-quality designs to achieve customer specifications and budget
  • Meticulous and accurate to be able to take precise site measurements and relay your design solutions to the in-house Drawing and Quotation Team

In return:

They offer an attractive remuneration package for the right candidate. You will have a choice of:

  • £25,000 basic plus 5% commission on sales
  • No basic and a straight 10% commission on sales

Realistic OTE is £60k per annum, plus travelling expenses. You'll get extensive training and support for you to succeed and have the ability to work from home.

If this sounds of interest please apply by sending in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
Berkshire
Sector:
Furniture
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £25,000 per
Benefits:
commission and travelling 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.
Interior Designer - Worcestershire - up to £40,000 (V03845)
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This exciting new role has just come in that would be suited to a creative Interior Designer who has plenty of residential experience and is interested in changing the way Show Homes have been traditionally designed.

The company is a well-established and growing interior design, show home and flooring business that have an in-house soft furnishing production facility and a flooring business. They also design and commission bespoke furniture for their clients and along with a first class fabric library, they utilise the latest design software and are always looking to innovate.

You will be working on your own projects from brief through to installation and will need good client facing skills and be able to work on quick project turnarounds.

Person / Experience Required:

  • At least 4 years' relevant interior design experience
  • An entrepreneurial all-rounder
  • Excellent drawing and presentation skills
  • IT literate with knowledge of the Adobe CS
  • Organised with good project management skills

If this sounds like the job for you please send us 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:
Worcestershire
Sector:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£28,000 - £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.
Kitchen Designer - West Midlands - up to £30,000 (V03844)
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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.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Strong and proven track record with at least 3 years' kitchen design and sales experience
  • 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 designer with a positive work ethic
  • Full driving licence essential

To apply please send us your CV and some examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
West Midlands
Sector:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus commission OTE £35k to £65k
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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 Technician - Surrey/West Sussex - up to £35,000 (V03834)
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This company's Italian inspired designs for bespoke bedroom and bathroom furniture and state-of-the art manufacturing facilities have earned them an enviable reputation with major UK housebuilders and the A&D community.

Based on the West Sussex and Surrey Borders they are on the hunt for two experienced CAD Technicians with a proven track record and that understand joinery and manufacturing. You will be both developing concepts for housebuilders and taking design drawings from architects / interior designers to develop them into detailed manufacturing drawings and issue them to the CNC machinist.

Person / Experience Required:

  • The successful candidates will be expected to undertake the development of bespoke furniture from concept stage through to manufacture, including material and component specifications, production of prototypes and drawings as necessary to suit the brief
  • With at least 3 years' industry experience within a similar environment
  • You will be competent in 3D software with good rendering skills an advantage
  • Cabinet Vision a preference but not essential
  • A high level of attention to detail will be expected and good technical draughting skills
  • You will possess the interpersonal skills to maintain customer-facing relationships and be able to advise them on design finishes

This is an office based role and they are ready for the candidates to start as soon as possible.

To 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:
Surrey/West Sussex
Sector:
Bespoke Fitted Furniture
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£30,000 - £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.
Kitchen Designer - Dubai - up to £42,000 (V03826)
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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 now searching for a Kitchen Designer to join their team. You will be responsible for the end-to-end customer experience, from initial design concepts, through to completion of sale. They are looking for someone with a natural warmth and friendliness and with a highly professional approach to business.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience from the contemporary kitchen design sector using European brands
  • Highly personable and a great communicator
  • Experience in coordinating the customer journey from concept through project management to installation
  • Proven sales track record and able to close deals
  • Strong design ability and design software aptitude
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Social media savvy with an understanding of the importance of both company and personal branding

On offer is a good salary (tax free) plus commission, mobile phone, work permit and health insurance.

To find out more about the role, the company and working in Dubai please apply with your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com. One of our consultants will get back to you either via email or a telephone call so please make sure that your contact details are on your application.

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Location:
Dubai
Sector:
Contemporary Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£36,000 - £42,000 per annum
Benefits:
tax free, commission, health insurance
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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 - London - up to £25,000 (V03821)
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This company is a British design-led kitchen and furniture brand and offer a contemporary take on kitchen and furniture design, influenced by their heritage and led by creative innovation central to their design and making process.

They have a few openings left in their latest new showroom due to open soon and are particularly interested in applications from candidates early on in their career with further training provided.

Roles and Experience Required:

  • Kitchen Designer (client facing, sales, design and technical drawing role) - professional, well-presented, motivated and CAD literate with good communication and customer service skills gained within the kitchen industry.
  • Sales Consultant (front of house, lead generating and welcoming clients) - professional, well-presented with strong customer service and sales skills gained from working with mid to luxury end brands

The showroom will be open 7 days a week so you will be working a 5 day week on a rota basis, virtual interviews will be held once CVs and Portfolios have been considered.

Salaries:

Kitchen Designer - c£20k plus commission, OTE c£80k
Sales Consultant - c£25k plus commission

If any of these are of interest 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:
London
Sector:
Bespoke Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus very generous commission
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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 Sales Designer - London - negotiable (V03820)
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This company has a passion for fine furniture and create handcrafted fitted furniture that address all scales of rooms and developments.

With new investment they are opening a brand new and exciting showroom later this year in a multi-purpose building alongside other luxury brands, a hospitality suite and events space. For this venue they have one more opening left for experienced Kitchen Sales Designers (client facing, sales and design role) with knowledge of the luxury end of the marketplace.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Professional, well-presented, articulate, motivated and a creative designer with excellent communication and customer service skills gained within the kitchen industry in a showroom environment.

Salary:

  • £25k to 35k plus excellent commission, OTE c£100k+

If this vacancy is of interest 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:
London
Sector:
Bespoke Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£attractive salary plus commission, pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Junior Product Designer - Hampshire - up to £24,000 (V03811)
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This company specialises in the design and manufacture of lighting and furnishing products and as one of the leading suppliers to the interior designer and specifiers market, their products have earned a reputation of being extremely well made and beautifully designed.

The company is looking for a Junior Product Designer to work on the design and development of new product ranges as well as the improvement of existing products. This will include developing new products, reverse engineering and optimising existing products, and generating technical drawings for manufacture. You will also be required to solve design and engineering challenges and manage your time and projects in a fast-paced design environment.

Experience and Skills required for the Junior Product Designer role:

  • Educated in a relevant degree discipline such as Product Design or Design Engineering
  • Experienced user of SolidWorks or similar (Creo, NX, Fusion 360 etc.)
  • An understanding of manufacturing processes and designing for production manufacture
  • A keenness to learn and develop skills and knowledge with in product design
  • Competent user of Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to organise their own time to meet project deadlines
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and suppliers
  • Experience of design for manufacture and understanding of engineering concepts and materials
  • A keen eye for quality and design with attention to detail

This role for a Junior Product Designer is ideal if you have recently graduated and gained some work experience or if you have a couple of years' product development experience.

To apply and find out more please send your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com. All applications made through our website will be looked at by a consultant and will receive a reply.

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Location:
Hampshire
Sector:
Bespoke Lighting Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 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.
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