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CAD Technician - Commercial Kitchens - London - up to £28,000 (V03684)
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Our client is a creative, leading edge specialist that has built a reputation for creating some of the most inspiring and successful designs for hospitality operations across Europe, Middle East and Africa. Their clients include the world's premier corporate, hotel and leisure operators.

Due to a steady increase in business they are now seeking a CAD Technician to support the design team in the production of drawings. Ideally they would have experience in the hospitality / foodservice industry although they might consider a recent graduate with some work experience.

Based on the borders of London and Essex and with easy access to Liverpool Street, they offer great career prospects and room to develop. There is also the possibility of more creative work if design flair is shown.

Objectives and Requirements:

  • The creation of design concepts and developing schematic and equipment layouts using AutoCAD and ideally Revit
  • Preparing technical drawings from sketches
  • The production of fabrication elevations, sections and drawings containing builders' work requirements
  • You should be articulate with good communication, hand-writing (for drawing mark-ups) and interpersonal skills
  • You will be working both on your own and as part of a team so will need to be self-motivated and able to use your initiative

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

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Location:
London
Sector:
Hospitality Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£19,000 - £28,000 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.
Junior CAD Designer (Client Advert) - Essex - up to £22,000 (V03669)
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Bathroom Studio Design was established specifically to rewrite the delivery of luxury bathroom and wet-room solutions, operating the highest quality Design Centre and incorporating the latest technology to the mid-higher demographic consumer market. We provide an exclusive range of leading edge products from specialist manufacturers in Europe, including Villeroy & Boch, of whom we are premier distributors.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to join our friendly Bathroom Studio Design team.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the leading edge business within the industry, rewriting excellence of design, delivery and service in high end luxury solutions. It is an opportunity for someone who wants a long-term future career and a chance to develop within our business group.

Description/Typical Responsibilities:

This role requires you to deliver both CAD design and varied creative marketing, including overseeing websites and social media and general administrative support. You will be front-of-house, dealing with clients and suppliers on a regular basis and taking customer enquiries, therefore excellent communication skills and an outgoing bubbly personality are essential.

Skills Required:

  • Good knowledge and experience of Photoshop or similar
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Virtual Worlds 3D interior design software
  • Experience (medium to expert) of all Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent administrative skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Well spoken, smart and professional appearance
  • Good all-rounder, hands-on person
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Minimum of five GSCEs (A to C grades including Maths and English) plus the ability to demonstrate excellent English and Maths skills
  • CAD degree or HND/HNC would be advantageous
  • No experience necessary if an ex-graduate
  • High-end retail experience a bonus

Please email your applications to joanne@bathroomstudio.co.uk (quoting reference V03669). For more information on us please visit our website at www.bathroomstudio.co.uk.

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Location:
Essex
Sector:
Luxury Bathroom Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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Project Manager - Bespoke Furniture - London - negotiable (V03668)
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Often featured in art and interior design magazines, this highly prestigious design studio count many serious art collectors as their clients. Their experience covers both historical and contemporary interiors, bespoke furniture, lighting and pieces of artwork celebrating artisan crafts and the finest materials.

With a production and technical design studio on site, they are seeking a Project Manager to oversee the design and production process including suppliers, costs and logistics. This is a new role and they are looking for a candidate who will make it their own.

This forward-thinking person will need to understand what is required to work at the top end of the luxury sector and be able to spot any potential problems or delays before they occur. They work with clients who demand the highest quality and specification and their closely knit team are all experts in each of their various fields and passionate about their work.

You will be managing projects throughout the business, from order to installation, making sure all milestones are met and finances adhered to.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Project management experience at the luxury end of the furniture / interiors marketplace
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Strong communication skills and ability to liaise with all departments
  • Able to work with a high level of craftsmanship
  • Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of project financials
  • Management of suppliers to ensure all projects are delivered on time, within scope and to required budgets
  • IT literate and familiar with driving a spreadsheet
  • Ability to read CAD drawings would be an advantage

A competitive negotiable salary is on offer for the right candidate.

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

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Location:
London
Sector:
Bespoke Furniture Design
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.
Junior Interior Designer - West Sussex - negotiable (V03661)
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This vibrant design and build company create and fit out bespoke high impact office interiors and seek a creative Interior Designer to join their successful design team based at their Head Office in West Sussex but there will be occasional travel to the London office.

The candidate needs to have a strong work ethic, as well as being able to work closely with the rest of the team. They need to be organised and capable of working on several different projects at a time showing their flexibility within their role. The role will include but not be limited to: space planning using AutoCAD, concept generating including mood boards sketches and visuals, site surveying, general project admin.

Person / Experience Required:

  • At least one year of interior design industry experience, either carried out as a placement or a post graduate position within the commercial sector
  • AutoCAD literacy is essential and experience of the Adobe Creative Suite a distinct advantage
  • Good hand drawing and sketching skills are needed
  • SketchUp and 3D visualisation skills will be beneficial

This is a permanent role within an excellent studio environment with an immediate start!

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

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Location:
West Sussex
Sector:
Workplace 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.
Space Planner / Team Leader - Northamptonshire - up to £24,000 (V03654)
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This company has created a range of commercial furniture solutions and products that are infinitely adaptable and flexible, highly curated to suit a variety of needs, spaces, and environments. They cater for every place from a single office to a global HQ, from universities to conference halls, from canteens to libraries.

Their in-house space planning team works as a resource for the whole organisation comprised of an International group of companies. They are looking for someone to add their creative skills and provide space planning and technical product support. As space planning team leader you will work with the internal and external sales team to provide them with the following support:

  • The production of creative and inspiring 3D interior design proposals using Pcon Planner
  • Up-to-date industry colour and product trends to ensure the space planning team are creating interesting and relevant content for clients
  • 2D layout drawings using AutoCAD
  • Specifying and quoting special products from the Company's Collections
  • Liaising with clients on projects from idea generation through to transaction

Person / Experience Required:

  • Strong creative skills
  • Experience in using AutoCAD is needed and Pcon Planner would be beneficial but not necessary
  • Good numerical, organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent telephone manner and written communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and the ability to quickly understand and use proprietary IT systems
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to operate at all levels
  • A positive and progressive attitude

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

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Location:
Northamptonshire
Sector:
Commercial Office Furniture
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£23,000 - £24,000 per annum
Benefits:
22 days hols plus bonus OTE c£28k
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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 Design Manager - Wiltshire - up to £42,000 (V03652)
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This is an exciting opportunity to play a leading role for an in-house design team in a growing, ambitious business. You will lead a multidisciplinary design team, providing support to the product design and 3D visualisation teams.

The role will be challenging, varied and exciting, and suited to someone with a creative yet analytical mind that is comfortable managing products through the full product lifecycle, from concept, through manufacturing to product launch. It is a role where rolling your sleeves up and making things happen is key, and where a strong commercial mindset is extremely important.

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Researching current design trends, client preference and undertaking competitor analysis
  • Responsible, in conjunction with the senior management team, for the implementation of new product development and launch
  • Undertaking commercial reviews of new product lines
  • Instigating and undertaking research into materials and processes in order to enhance the quality, safety and cost effectiveness of products
  • Leading, line managing and motivating the Product Design and Artwork teams
  • Providing internal training and inductions for new starters, as well as regular product training for the sales team to ensure excellent portfolio knowledge
  • Ensuring all products are compliant with the relevant test standards
  • Leading supplier negotiations on prices and purchasing terms

Person / Experience Required:

  • Degree qualified in Industrial Design / Product Design and a track record in technical product design
  • Fully creative and confident in project managing all that is encompassed in the product design process
  • Experience within the play sector would be an advantage but not necessity
  • APMP or Prince 2 Training would also be preferred but not a necessity
  • The ability to manage the delivery of a number of complex projects simultaneously, thriving under pressure
  • Commercially aware with a with strong presentation and communication skills
  • An excellent knowledge of materials and industrial manufacturing processes
  • Excellent data handling and analysis skills
  • A full, clean driving licence and the willingness to travel if required
  • SolidEdge or SolidWorks and ideally 3D Studio Max
  • Adobe Creative Suite 3 or later (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Acrobat)

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

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Location:
Wiltshire
Sector:
Playground Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£40,000 - £42,000 per annum
Benefits:
25 days hols plus BHs + 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 (Client Advert) - Buckinghamshire - negotiable (V03648)
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James & Wallis Limited are looking for an experienced Senior Interior Designer to join its busy showroom in Beaconsfield.

The successful candidate will have experience in efficiently and successfully working from inception to completion for a minimum of 5 years to include high-end private residential projects.

As an Interior Designer, you will be responsible for carrying out property surveys, specifying appropriate furnishings, sourcing furniture, fabrics and accessories within the given lead time and budget. You will be confident in presenting your design schemes with clients in a variety of formats to illustrate your proposals to them. Clients will be mainly from the Home Counties and London.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Attending site and client meetings
  • Measuring and estimating for curtains, blinds, poles and tracks
  • Creation of schemes, sourcing fabrics / furniture/ lighting etc., producing presentation boards, liaising with suppliers and the client
  • Producing schedules and scope of works
  • Producing project quotes for the client
  • Placing and confirming orders with suppliers
  • Project management, including liaising with architects, contractor's trades and the client

Skills sought:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling) and procurement
  • Able to produce mood boards
  • Excellent measuring skills and technical knowledge
  • Proven experience in dealing with suppliers and contractors
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual and must be numerate
  • Self-motivated and good team player, able to work quickly and efficiently in an organised manner to meet deadlines
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Experience with VectorWorks and ACE would be an advantage as would good freehand skills


Hours will be 39.5 (including alternate Saturdays) and salary is negotiable for the right person and dependant on experience.

To apply, please send your CV outlining your salary expectations (quoting vacancy reference V03648) to zoe@jamesandwallis.co.uk with relevant examples of work that demonstrate your design skills, also stating why you believe you are suitable for the position. For further information on us please visit www.jamesandwallis.co.uk

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Location:
Buckinghamshire
Sector:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Workshop Manager - Essex - up to £30,000 (V03641)
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join this theatrical design and production company and take the lead in running 14,000 sq. ft. workshop and yard production space.

This family run business produce and deliver a diverse range of sets and props for events, product launches, exhibitions, sampling campaigns and experiential marketing projects with high levels of customer service and quality finish. Their in-house services include event design and production, project management, spray finishing, sewing and costume, operations, logistics and storage. They also love dogs and have a special dog creche on site.

As the Workshop Manager you will be responsible for the full end to end production build for all projects - taking the lead on production builds from brief through to delivery. Managing the workshop space, outside yard and storage containers you will oversee a sub contract production team which can vary in size from 1 to 20, depending on each project.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Ideally from a theatrical or exhibition background with experience in production of a broad range of sets, props and modular units, at a senior level
  • Adaptable, flexible with an accommodating attitude
  • An understanding of the ever changing demands of high-end brands is essential
  • Strong leadership and production skills and able to work under pressure with often tight deadlines
  • Experience with software including AutoCAD / SketchUp would be an added benefit
  • Qualification or experience in health and safety compliance and buildings maintenance would be an added benefit but is not essential

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

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Location:
Essex
Sector:
Events Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£30,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Junior Designer - London - up to £20,000 (V03615)
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As technology has become ubiquitous in everyday life this company's ethos is to deliver a high level of customer service, whilst integrating technology into their clients homes.

From a studio in central London, they design, manage and install bespoke systems across the UK, into Europe and further afield. They are a CEDIA accredited high-end home technology company and are proud to have been finalists for several project categories.

They are looking for a Junior Designer to work within the Design Team on high-end residential projects, so an understanding of high specification detailing and an eye for accuracy are important. Training and mentoring will be provided as you develop your career within this vibrant and expanding company.

Summary of skills and experience needed:

  • 2D & 3D CAD proficient with experience using AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • At least 1 years experience in a design role - a similar industry would be preferable
  • Competent in preparing technical drawings from sketches
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Self-motivated with good organisational skills and able to manage workload effectively
  • An active interest in home technology and Audio Visual Equipment is a must

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

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Location:
London
Sector:
Audio Visual Equipment
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£19,000 - £20,000 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 - North Wales - up to £20,000 (V03611)
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WE HAVE FILLED THIS VACANCY.

This family owned business design, supply and fit prestige German and Spanish kitchens for some of the UK's leading home builders. They are an expanding company with 2 showrooms and require a Kitchen Designer to work out of their Head Office near the North Wales and Cheshire borders.

Duties will include managing the kitchen design process from start to finish, working with the External Sales Team and developers providing a range of kitchen design solutions and attending meetings as and when required.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A Degree in Design or equivalent work experience in product, interior or kitchen design
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Experience of using Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, in person, over the phone and via email
  • Excellent time management skills
  • An ongoing interest in design and a desire to keep up with new interior / design trends
  • Experience of Compusoft Winner Design programme or similar

Salary and other information:

  • Starting Salary: £20k per annum
  • Eligible to join the company bonus scheme after 6 months employment
  • Training & Development provided
  • Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm, 1 hour for lunch
  • 21 days holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays and Christmas shutdown

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

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Location:
North Wales
Sector:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£20,000 - £20,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, company bonus
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
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