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Midweight / Senior Interior Designers (Client Advert) - London - negotiable (V03703)
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This vacancy is now at interview stage.

SMC Design is looking for talented Middleweight / Senior Interior Designers to join our team here in London.

As a result of our continued growth and an ever expanding client base, we are looking to recruit talented new designers with experience in hospitality, retail and F&B interior design.

Job overview:

We deliver award winning designs for clients around the world across all disciplines of hospitality, retail and F&B interior design. We are looking for experienced Middleweight / Senior Designers to work on freelance or permanent contracts.

SMC Design are based in Bermondsey, a vibrant area of London close to London Bridge - full of boutique coffee shops, artisan bakeries and independent restaurants.

Essential criteria for the role:

  • Experience working on all stages of a project from concept through to completion
  • Strong design and technical ability
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Experience in using VectorWorks, SketchUp, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to use MS Office

Salary and benefits are competitive and are based on candidate experience.

Are you looking for a new challenge, or the opportunity to join exciting international projects? If so then please apply directly (quoting reference V03703) to careers@smc-design.com. All applications need to include a CV and portfolio with good examples of detailed drawing packages. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered.

To find out more about SMC Design please visit our website www.smc-design.com.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Hospitality & Retail Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Senior Interior Designer (Client Advert) - Nottingham - negotiable (V03699)
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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.

The company is offering a new interior design service throughout the UK - working directly with developers and builders to create show homes and furnish investment / rental units and are seeking a Senior Interior Designer to join the team and be responsible for this service.

This role requires an experienced, confident professional to design and dress interiors, manage clients and projects and seek new business opportunities. Additional duties may include the design and upkeep of the showroom(s) and planning, managing and styling photoshoots.

The ideal candidate will be university qualified with an art or design related degree. Professional Interior design experience is essential, preferably from a show home background. Excellent organisation, written and spoken English, numeracy, computer and customer facing skills are also required. Freelance / Part Time or Permanent work, depending on the applicant, can be offered.

Computer skills must include competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. CAD and 3D modelling skills are desirable but not essential.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience.

If this sounds like you then please submit a CV by email to James Pilling at james.pilling@my-furniture.co.uk  (quoting reference V03699). To find out more about My Furniture please visit our website www.my-furniture.co.uk.

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Location:
Nottingham
Sector:
Furniture and Lighting Retail
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£ negotiable
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
Project Manager - London - up to £43,000 (V03697)
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An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager to join a unique, design led luxury interiors brand. The Company has its roots in designing and curating collections of furniture and accessories that showcase the finest in British design and craftsmanship.

This role requires the person to manage multiple projects from the pricing stage through to completion, ensuring that profitability and program is maintained and that the product fits the brief. It involves a high level of organizational skills, liaising with the workshop, sourcing of external suppliers and a good eye for detail whilst demonstrating a strong level of commercial awareness.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing and understanding technical construction drawings and product specifications
  • Attending internal, supplier and client meetings
  • The breakdown of projects into components, producing costing / budgets and formulating project timelines
  • Producing / coordinating tender packages for pricing
  • Reviewing quotes from multiple suppliers and comparing costs
  • Reviewing and signing off supplier / manufacturer drawings and specifications
  • Visiting workshops and clients properties to manage and review construction

Person / Experience Required:

  • AutoCAD (2D) and Microsoft Office including Word, Excel
  • Strong organisational skills and experience of handling suppliers
  • Experience working with workshops and the construction of furniture, in particular fitted
  • Commercial awareness and knowledge of financials
  • Self-starting and proactive

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

furniture-design-jobs

Location:
London
Sector:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£37,000 - £43,000 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 (Client Advert) - Surrey - up to £28,000 (V03693)
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This vacancy is now at interview stage.

We are a leading German Kitchen Supplier to both the London and Surrey areas and are looking for an enthusiastic designer to join the team at our Flagship Surbiton Branch. The candidate must live within a 10 mile radius of the showroom with a full driving licence as site visits are an integral part of our work. Use of their own vehicle however, although preferred, is not essential.

The candidate should have experience in designing kitchens using a CAD software package and ideally will have worked with a German kitchen manufacturer either currently or previously. You will be knowledgeable about a variety of worksurfaces, appliances and splashbacks and possess some interior design skills and flair as we are increasingly getting orders for living rooms, bedrooms and offices also.

If this sounds like you then please submit a CV by email to Owais Ali at owais.ali@acquakitchens.co.uk (quoting reference V03693). Please also visit www.acquakitchens.co.uk for more information on our company. 

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Location:
Surrey
Sector:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £28,000 per annum
Benefits:
commission, OTE £40k+
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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.
Product Design Manager - Lancashire - up to £50,000 (V03681)
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This manufacturer of heaters, stoves and range cookers has always lead with technical innovation, building products that last and with a strong backbone built on traditional values.

All manufacturing takes place at the Company's premises and with ambitious plans for the next generation of new products they need an enthusiastic and organised Product Designer to manage product development.

This exciting role will cover the whole development process from formulating plans through to delivering to deadline all new products and the re-development of current products. The role also includes market research, creating concepts, prototyping and testing all through to manufacture. The remit will also cover the briefing and liaising with any outside design agencies that might be used.

Objectives and requirements:

  • To lead the team and oversee product design, formalising the design function and processes so you will need to show man management skills and a practical and organised thought process
  • Experience from a product specific role within a manufacturing environment
  • You will be working with sales and marketing to understand changes in the market, their competitors and to schedule new product launches or updates so excellent communication and analysing skills are needed
  • As this is a hands-on role you will need good technical design abilities and to be CAD literate, they use SolidWorks

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

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Location:
Lancashire
Sector:
Designer Stoves
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£35,000 - £50,000 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 Interior Designer - West Sussex - up to £55,000 (V03673)
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This vibrant design and build company create and fit out bespoke high impact office interiors and seek a creative Senior Interior Designer to join their successful design team.

With offices based in West Sussex and London this position although predominantly to work out of their Southern Office, will need to have easy travel to London and sometimes work out of the London office. It is likely to be a 50/50 split with travel expenses covered to London.

The role will have a wide variety of responsibilities as you will be taking projects from initially enquiry and concept pitch through to realisation of the design and drawing packages and on to installation and completion.

Objectives and requirements:

  • To produce, present and win client pitches in a competitive environment so you will therefore need strong pitching experience
  • Develop and manage production of designs and specification criteria requiring good technical knowledge and skills
  • To carry out site surveys and use AutoCAD and the Creative Suite for design and presentation work
  • You will be managing a small team of project designers so past supervisory experience will be preferred
  • Due to the responsibilities of the role you should have a commercial Design and Build background with workplace analysis experience a bonus
  • They seek an ability to bring innovative ideas to the table, challenge the brief and push the boundaries
  • Strong communication skills are needed including fluent written and spoken English

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:
£45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.
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.
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