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CAD Design Technician - London - up to £27,000 (V03884)
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This atelier design studio design and fabricate unique, custom-made sculptural pieces and limited-edition collections for interior decorators, collectors and private clients. Their goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty by nurturing, inspiring and enriching their relationships with artisans, craftspeople and partners (the communities they support) and their clients.

They are now currently recruiting for a CAD Design Technician to work on the production of designs and drawings for manufacturing and client approval. Each member of the team is expected to be adaptable and inventive, learning and developing the variety of house style processes and finishes.

Duties and Responsibilities of the CAD Design Technician include:

  • Creating custom drawings from the standard product range and developing bespoke designs
  • Translating specifications into detailed accurate manufacturing drawings
  • Checking approved prototypes against technical manufacturing drawings and assisting in the drafting of accurate and detailed installation guides
  • Liaising with fabrication and finishing departments to ensure client briefs and expectations are fulfilled
  • Compiling Photoshop imagery and producing good quality renders

Skills and Experience needed for the CAD Design Technician:

  • Degree in Product Design, Architecture or comparable
  • Ideally 2 years' experience already gained on technical drawings for products (a work placement will count)
  • Autodesk software such as AutoCAD, 3DS Max, Fusion 360 and/or Inventor
  • Rendering using Blender, KeyShot or similar
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • General Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

In return you will be working with a great company on some amazing and exciting products. They are constantly evolving, have a strong focus on their people and a very high level of staff retention.

To find out more and to apply 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:
Product Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£23,000 - £27,000 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 Specifier and Space Planner - Cheshire - negotiable (V03883)
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This vacancy is now at offer stage.

We have a new opportunity available with one of the industry leaders in providing show home interior design and installation to the UK’s corporate property development sector.

 They are now looking to increase their specifying team with a Furniture Specifier who will be working on a variety of Show Home designs in line with each of the clients’ briefs. Alongside a designer, you will be planning the layouts and sourcing the latest in design led furniture.

 Key Responsibilities include:

  • Working to a design brief to specify, spatially arrange, plan and cost furniture
  • Keeping up to date with furniture suppliers, trends and creative solutions
  • Creating and maintaining budget / costing sheets using Excel
  • Maintaining job files with any changes from original presentation / design

 Skill and experience needed for this role

  • Experience of working with different furniture suppliers and styles
  • Proficient in Excel with knowledge of VectorWorks / AutoCAD preferred
  • Evidence of a creative, design led background and relevant qualifications
  • Planned and organised with good attention to detail
  • An eye for proportion / colour / balance design and good 3D awareness
  • Self-motivated and a naturally positive communicator with good listening skills

 In return they offer: 

  • Competitive Salary, Annual Company Bonus Scheme and Pension Scheme
  • 28 Days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
  • Additional 2 Days leave to cover those emergency situations
  • Christmas Shutdown in addition to holidays
  • On-site parking

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

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Location:
Cheshire
Sector:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
salary, bonus, pension, christmas shutdown
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Assistant Kitchen Designer - London - negotiable (V03882)
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Our client is a small family run Bespoke Kitchen Design Business that pride themselves in their attention to detail and quality of their work making the kitchen the multi-tasking hub of the home.

Looking at the growth of the business and a busy order book they are now seeking a Designer to work alongside the Principal Designer and Director. This will primarily involve: producing 3D renders for client presentations along with arranging samples and sourcing materials; producing 2D technical drawings for manufacturing; placing orders; arranging appointments and communicating with clients.

Skills and Experience needed for the Technical Kitchen Designer:

  • You will have a keen eye for design and an interest in kitchens and fitted furniture
  • 1-2 years of experience within a kitchen or joinery design company (UK-based)
  • A degree in Interior Architecture, Product Design or Interior Design is also preferred, but really strong CAD skills and a diligent worker is key
  • Conversant with AutoCAD and familiarity with Virtual Worlds or SketchUp an advantage
  • Very good written and spoken English

Hours: 9am-5:30pm (1hr lunch). Salary is £20k - £25k (negotiable) and they are open to the Technical Kitchen Designer working either a 4 or 5 day week.
This role is immediately available and will develop as the company continues to grow.

If you would like to find out more please send in your CV and portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Kitchen 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.
Furniture Designer - Somerset - up to £45,000 (V03880)
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This company is a specialist in the interior architecture of historical and period properties and work directly with their clients who come to them for their expertise and beautiful pieces of furniture, joinery and workmanship.

With a busy order book they are currently recruiting for an experienced and technically minded Furniture Designer who, as their Project Designer,  can produce detailed furniture drawings, 2D CAD layouts, 3D elevations and drawings. The role will be starting from taking the initial agreed conceptual design and sketch through building the projects on AutoCAD incorporating different materials and integrated appliances, lisaising with artisans for special crafted pieces through to working with the production engineers and workshop to installation.

You could be working on anything from panelling, architraves and flooring to libraries, bootrooms, scullerys, laundries and kitchens.

Skills and Experience needed for the Furniture Designer:

  • AutoCAD experience and ideally 3D using Inventor or SolidWorks
  • Cabinet Maker's or Joiner's background with a good understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes, materials selection and presentation
  • Experience already gained in industry as a furniture designer on fitted furniture and/or architectural joinery
  • Able to work from sketches and specification sheets and to interpret technical requirements and design briefs
  • Experience of Interior measured surveying is desirable
  • A good knowledge of timber, joinery, wood veneers, finishes and finishing techniques
  • A good understanding of furniture and period joinery detailing, with knowledge of period architectural styles and building techniques an advantage
  • Knowledge of quality kitchen appliances and sanitary ware 

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

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Location:
Somerset
Sector:
Furniture
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£35,000 - £45,000 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.
CAD Setting Out Draughtsperson (Client Advert) - Kent - negotiable (V03869)
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This vacancy is now closed for applications.

A great full time opportunity has arisen for a CAD Setting Out Draughtsperson to work on bespoke joinery projects.

At Chamber Furniture, we combine the finest materials with outstanding craftsmanship, and a host of clever details and features for all our fitted furniture and joinery throughout the home.

Due to a steady increase in business we require an experienced person to produce Setting Out Drawings and Production Cutting Lists for the manufacturing of bespoke high end joinery including Kitchens, Bedrooms, Studies and Wine Rooms.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Joinery Fitter, have had experience working as a Bench Joiner and/or have experience producing Setting Out Drawings and creating Cutting Lists. You will need to be computer literate and familiar with CAD packages. Full training will be provided for the right candidate which may include a period of working alongside our current installers and bench joiners as required.

Working as part of a Drawing Office team and Furniture Designers the CAD Setting Out Draughtsperson will be based at our Factory and Showroom in Halstead, Kent.

A very competitive and generous salary is on offer for the right candidate.

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Location:
Kent
Sector:
Joinery
Job Type:
Filled
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.
Kitchen Sales Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V03868)
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This opportunity is for an enthusiastic and experienced Kitchen Designer to join an exciting and ambitious kitchen business in their London showroom. The company has the industry's best partnerships with world leading appliance, storage and material brands and offer fantastic in-house training, as well as a highly attractive commission structure and the opportunity to thrive and develop.

Based in their award winning and inspirational showroom you will work closely with clients to craft entirely unique designs to suit and enhance their lifestyles. They have significent and on-going investment in marketing activities resulting in high quality leads where you can be responsible for the end-to-end customer experience from initial design concepts, through to completion of sale.

As a Kitchen Designer you will be able to offer a diverse and extensive range of design choices and clients can see their designs come to life in the interactive 4D virtual reality theatre.

Experience and skills needed for the Kitchen Designer:

  • Highly personable and a great communicator
  • A creative designer with a passion for kitchen design
  • At least 2 years in premium kitchen design
  • Experience in coordinating the customer journey from concept to sale
  • Ability to liaise with consumers, trade and commercial clients on a daily basis
  • Strong design ability and design software aptitude
  • Self-motivated with the ability to self-manage and work as a team player

Basic salary c£35k plus uncapped commission.

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

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Location:
London
Sector:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£35,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
uncapped 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.
Product Designer / Graphic Designer - Wiltshire - up to £25,000 (V03867)
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Our client manufactures a world class product, which they sell successfully in the UK and the US and increasingly, worldwide.

Due to a large increase in business this year they are seeking an additional Product Designer to join the Product Development team. You will be primary responsible for creating puzzle cut designs using CAD, art working using Adobe Creative Suite and assisting in the NPD process. They will also consider working partly in the office and partly from home remotely.

Additional responsibilities for the Product Designer include:

  • Assisting with product testing and quality control
  • Creatively working to specifications and briefs
  • Working closely with other teams to ensure a high-quality final product
  • Providing quality control over own work
  • Managing the complete product design lifecycle from brainstorming and concept development to project management and production

The competencies needed to perform the role of Product Designer successfully include:

  • The ability to work to briefs and collaborate with cross-functional team members
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm, drive, and self-motivation
  • Thinking creatively to produce new ideas
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills - ability to manage own workload
  • The ability to suggest own ideas and improvements to products
  • The ability to work independently on several projects simultaneously to tight deadlines

Experience needed for the Product Designer role:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a Product Designer / Graphic Designer
  • Degree or equivalent in Product Design / Graphic Design or related field
  • Strong CAD and Adobe Creative Suite (mainly Photoshop and InDesign) skills
  • Knowledge of working on both PC and Mac

Working hours: 9am - 5.30pm Monday - Friday.
Salary is c£25k plus 25 days holiday, contributory pension, social events and annual puzzle allowance. Also a continual supply of chocolates, cakes and bacon rolls!

Due to their location you will need your own car in order to get to work and there is free onsite parking.

If you would like to find out more and apply 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:
Wiltshire
Sector:
Product Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + social 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.
Furniture Production Manager - London - up to £50,000 (V03866)
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This world renowned gallery of original and unique sculptural furniture and products showcases the work of designers who are both prominent and new to the industry.

Based centrally in London they have a production and technical design studio on site and are seeking an experienced individual with strong knowledge of furniture construction. You will be working as part of a small team who are all committed to using the finest materials and creating individual pieces to the exacting requirements required by their clients.

They are seeking a Production Manager who understands what is required to work at this level of the industry and is forward thinking and very proactive.

Key Responsibilities for the Production Manager include to: 

  • Oversee the design and production of gallery pieces 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
  • Manage supplier relationships such as 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
  • An understanding of various software and CAD programmes
  • 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

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

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Location:
London
Sector:
Furniture
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Benefits:
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.
Furniture Designer (Client Advert) - Nottinghamshire - negotiable (V03865)
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Sorry but this vacancy is no longer open.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a flourishing Nottingham based company specialising in the design, manufacture and retail of furniture, lighting and interior accessories.

Freelance, part time or full time employment is available depending upon the situation and availability of the individual. You must have extensive knowledge of cabinet furniture and/or upholstery design (including an understanding of frame construction and foam specifications). Experience of lighting design would be beneficial but is not essential.

The ideal candidate will be degree qualified with substantial experience of designing and developing furniture for an established furniture retailer. A sound knowledge of the history of design and a keen eye for emerging trends is central to this role, as is having a broad awareness of the international Interior Product marketplace.

The role will include:

  • Research and concept development
  • Design visualisation and presentation
  • Technical drawing and product development
  • Liaising with factories to develop designs into prototypes
  • Approving samples prior to final production

This is a fast paced environment, therefore the ability to deliver appropriate, original designs within tight deadlines is essential.

We are looking for a creative designer with a strong work ethic. Someone who is open minded with good organisational and problem solving skills. Also a positive hands on approach with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Very good knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office applications will be needed. Also a good working knowledge of SketchUp, Fusion 360, Solid Works, AutoCAD or similar packages in order to create technical drawings and product visualisations. Good hand drawing skills would be useful but is not essential.

Occasional overseas travel will be expected. Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

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Location:
Nottinghamshire
Sector:
Furniture
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Furniture Production & Design Coordinator - London - negotiable (V03856)
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Our client is an innovative gallery of original and unique contemporary furniture design and products and are currently seeking a Production Coordinator with technical and design knowledge of furniture construction and production methods.

You will also be overseeing gallery maintenance, responsible for conducting daily walkthroughs of the Gallery space and hanging artworks when required.

Other duties for the Production Coordinator include to:

  • Plan production schedules, monitor the production processes and control the quality standards
  • Interpret sketches and drawings, ideally able to produce CAD drawings in Rhino when required
  • Prepare shipping samples and organise international and domestic transport and delivery of furniture and sculptures
  • Liaise with different departments, teams and companies
  • Carry out condition checks and quality control of completed products so that are ready for final sign-off
  • Give design input when required

Skills and experience needed for the Production Coordinator's role:

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

You will be regularly visiting their warehouse and there will be occasional manual handing and lifting work so they will need you to be physically able to take on this aspect of the role.

If this sounds of interest please send through your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will take a look and get back to you.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Bespoke Furniture Design & Sculpture
Job Type:
Filled
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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