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Interior Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03776)
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This fast expanding design consultancy with offices in SW London handle workplace, education and commercial interior design solutions, furniture specification and move management across the UK.

Thanks to a growing portfolio of projects, they are looking for a self-motivated Interior Designer, who is able to work on their own initiative, to join their Design team.

With good technical and space planning skills you will be required to produce 3D & 2D plans for their interior design projects, providing a competent level of AutoCAD and BIM modelling in Revit.

Other responsibilities will be to:

  • Create and expand their library of products in AutoCAD, Revit and product books
  • Maintain schedules, dealing with space planning and amendments
  • Resolve design related problems and flag up clashes
  • Undertake training as you work
  • Produce product presentations and marketing material

In return the successful candidate will be offered a competitive salary plus performance related bonus and will have the prospect of progressing to the position of Project Manager, with responsibility for running their own jobs.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 year's experience working with Revit and AutoCAD
  • Literacy in Excel (MS Office)
  • Exceptional attention to detail, time management and organisational skills
  • Knowledge of UK furniture suppliers and working on large construction / education projects would be an advantage
  • Literacy in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign would be an advantage

If you would like to learn more about this Interior Design and Space Planning role then please apply and send your CV and portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Mixed Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, phone and 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.
Producer / Junior Project Manager - set design and events - Essex - up to £25,000 (V03773)
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This small family run company specialise in Experiential Design, Production and Installation and are proud to count large brands and leading marketing agencies amongst their clients. They provide a range of services from exhibition stands, product launches and bespoke sampling stands to PR stunts, sampling bins and giant props and are theatrical in their approach. They even have a room / crèche dedicated to the staff's dogs so they can bring them to work!

Based at their offices close to the borders of Essex and Hertfordshire, the Project Manager will be working as part of small Project Management team and the position would suit a candidate who wants to contribute to a growing enterprise and be part of a fun, family-led, often fast-paced production company. You will gain fast, hands-on experience quickly moving to handling smaller and then larger projects working directly with new and existing clients.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Background from a theatre based course ideally
  • Experience in Project / Production Management, Stage Management, Event Management and/or Technical Theatre
  • Project Management skills including working with a production workshop
  • Full clean driving licence
  • Able to manage and realise projects from costings for budgets through to installation
  • Must be able to effectively liaise with and manage clients and their expectations
  • Ability to maintain a high level of quality control along with a cost effective, best practice and ecological approach

If this sounds like fun and right up your street then please send us your CV in application to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Essex
Sector:
Events and Exhibitions
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£23,000 - £25,000 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.
Surface Pattern and Print Designer - Nottinghamshire - up to £45,000 (V03759)
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A vacancy has arisen for a Surface Pattern & Print Designer to join this well-established brand that keeps a close eye on seasonal trends and who will be excited about creating new designs across their home textiles category.

The successful applicant will be innovative and hard-working and happy to work collaboratively with other departments creating original surface pattern and print designs that can be utilised across a wide range of product categories. The SPP Designer will be responsible for understanding and developing range content that creates a unique own brand range for their customers and there will be travel throughout the UK and abroad including the Far East on a regular basis.

They are also considering recruiting a Junior SPP Designer who will be assisting the SPP Designer.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Surface Pattern / Print / Textiles degree and 5 + years' experience in home textiles design
  • Proven experience in the Retail Industry.
  • Excellent surface pattern and print design skills
  • Excellent drawing skills for illustration creation
  • Proficient at using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Must have detailed understanding of substrates and manufacturing
  • Proven experience in developing profitable product ranges covering multiple categories for each season
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to present product ranges and concepts to cross-functional stakeholders

If this sounds of interest then please call Pippa Baker on 01920486125 to discuss or send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Nottinghamshire
Sector:
SPP and Textile Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£45,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
PHI, pension, discounts
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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 - Showhomes (Client Advert) - Warwickshire - negotiable (V03755)
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This vacancy is no longer open for applications.

Abode create award-winning, design-lead, showhome interiors for house builders across the entire UK and we are looking for a super talented, self-motivated, senior designer to join our team.

The right applicant should be in a senior position already with multiple years of proven experience and be comfortable working on interiors with budgets from GBP40k to GBP150k+. This position is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a close-knit creative team with design, quality and customer service at their core.

Role:

  • Directing the design with the Creative Director
  • Maintaining the quality and detail of the designs
  • Mentoring and managing a design team
  • Infusing the team with the creativity and passion


Person / Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 4 years' design experience
  • Showhome Design experience is preferable, but a candidate from a similar field would be considered
  • Computer Literate with Adobe and Mac's
  • Proactive, organised and hard working as well as being happy to work in a small business environment
  • Own car for the sole purpose of travelling to the office

Salary:

  • Salary and accompanying package would reflect the candidate's skills, experience and ability

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Location:
Warwickshire
Sector:
Showhome Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
salary package
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Showhome Sales Manager - Staffordshire - up to £40,000 (V03754)
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This bespoke interior design practice over the last 10 years has flourished into a multi-million pound business with a reputation for great original ideas and design. They work for many major and high-end developers across the country, with their core business being forged in London.

In order to develop further, they are seeking a dedicated sales / account manager with the main remit to help in securing new business with national housebuilders and developers nationwide.

They are ideally looking for someone already working within the design or property development industry with preferably a proven track record in sales. They may consider a designer however who is ready to move their career forward into a new business development role and has strong client liaison and negotiating skills.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience with selling to the interiors marketplace
  • A strong appreciation or past experience within design
  • Experienced in handling and presenting to clients
  • Organised and numerate
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (oral, written and presentational)
  • Happy to travel nationwide but to visit their studio in Staffordshire regularly
  • Able to operate self-sufficiently in a partly field based role

Basic salary £30k to £40k plus commission, car, phone, laptop and healthcare scheme. If this sounds of interest please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Staffordshire
Sector:
Bespoke Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
car, mobile, comm, laptop, healthcare scheme
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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 - Northamptonshire - up to £24,000 (V03753)
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This contract furniture manufacturer works closely with the leisure sector offering both their stylish range of furniture and bespoke items to meet clients' specific needs. Operating out of two factories to support their in-house design and manufacturing capabilities, they have a deep knowledge of sourcing in the wider European furniture market.

To help develop their business further they are seeking a Furniture Designer to work alongside their Senior Designer. Your remit initially will be to assist on technical aspects using Autodesk Inventor, producing drawings for manufacturing and client approval. There will be the opportunity for the right candidate to develop, meeting clients and ultimately to handle projects independently.


Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor (or similar)
  • Minimum 1-2 years' experience within a design role
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Good phone manner as you will be talking to suppliers
  • Experience in designing wood/timber products
  • Understanding of metals, plastics and fabrics and their inclusion in furniture

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

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Location:
Northamptonshire
Sector:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 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.
Technical Joinery Designer - Berkshire - negotiable (V03751)
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This manufacturer creates joinery pieces for some of the finest and advanced commercial interiors being designed in the UK today. Operating nationwide from their factory and offices just outside London, they offer total management of joinery packages, from initial site survey through to installation.

They are currently seeking an experienced Technical Designer to work with their progressive team of designers and makers.

Objectives / Requirements:

  • Creating concept designs, rendering in KeyShot and turning them into ready-to-manufacture technical drawings for the in-house joinery workshop
  • Producing complete and checked technical drawings using Solid Edge 3D design software (Fluency in SolidWorks will be considered)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Accuracy in take offs for CNC milling and other outsourced material production will also be required directly from the CAD drawings
  • Connecting with joiners to discuss and get feedback on the practicality of joinery items designed, so hands-on experience from the joinery sector is needed and hands-on knowledge of manufacturing and assembling would be desirable
  • A genuine interest in the marketplace and a willingness to take part in interdepartmental discussions

Competitive remuneration and paid over-time. 22 days holiday increasing by 1 day every 2 years to a maximum of 25 days. Lunch is provided by the company and there is parking space on the premises.

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

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Location:
Berkshire
Sector:
Bespoke Joinery
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
salary + paid o/t, lunch provided, pension, 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.
Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager (Client Advert) - London - negotiable (V03750)
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This vacancy has now been filled.

SMC are looking for a Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager to expand their current creative team as client work load increases.

As a Senior Interior Designer / Project Manager you would have successfully lead a team from inception to completion for a period of 10 years, demonstrating your proven skills at delivering exceptional design, with experience of working on site. Educated to degree or diploma level, applicable knowledge of project management methodologies would be advantageous.

Skills:

  • Ability to create and develop conceptual designs including the skill of using colour and texture
  • Advanced skills in VectorWorks, Photoshop, SketchUp and MS Office
  • Knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling)
  • Experience in using CAD software fluently
  • Some knowledge of Studio software would be advantageous
  • Self-confident and receptive to constructive feedback
  • Ability to manage time, generate/manage schedules and work flow of projects efficiently
  • Quality experience dealing with contractors and sub-teams on site including Architects and Engineers
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and generate plans creatively
  • Familiar with project reporting and documentation requirements
  • Good communication skills and ability to present at a high level

Responsibilities:

  • Managing a project efficiently, to program and budget
  • Managing and briefing design team on live projects, including control and sign-off of their project time logs and attendance
  • Mentoring and assisting junior and middleweight designers
  • Managing the procurement of FF&E products
  • Building and growing existing client relationships
  • Visualisation and explanation of concepts to others
  • Developing detailed designs and choosing materials
  • Working closely with the director and associates, you are expected to use your initiative on following up on new business opportunities and attend networking events within the industry
  • Going to site and working closely with sub-contractors and clients
  • Accountable for project deliverables and the approval of project output

senior-interior-designer-vacancy

Location:
London
Sector:
Hospitality & Leisure Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£ negotiable
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Interior CAD Technician (Client Advert) - London - negotiable (V03746)
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This vacancy has now been filled.

SMC Design are looking for strong Interior CAD Technicians to join its team in London.

As a result of our continued growth and an ever-expanding client base, we are looking to recruit talented technical 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 technical 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:

  • Ability to take on full detailed drawing packages
  • Experience working on all stages of a project delivery
  • Experience as a CAD Technician in an Interior Design environment
  • Strong design and technical ability
  • Experience in using VectorWorks
  • Strong communication skills
  • MS Office

interior-cad-technician-vacancy

Location:
London
Sector:
Hospitality & Leisure Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£ negotiable
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FF&E Interior Designer (Client Advert) - London - up to £33,000 (V03744)
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This vacancy has now been filled.

SMC Design are now recruiting for a Midweight FF&E Interior Designer with 2-3 years' FF&E experience to join our team.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative FF&E Designer to work on high-end marine interior design projects, liaising with suppliers and working to a client's needs and aspirations. Project involvement is from conception through to completion, and the candidate will join projects at a variety of stages along the way to form this dynamic and fast-paced role.

Experience in delivering FF&E packages for large-scale commercial projects (eg hotels/cruise ships) is essential, as well as impeccable organisational, research and communication skills.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Excel, and confidence in using an Apple Mac computer. Familiarity with navigating VectorWorks is a bonus but not essential.
  • An extensive understanding of finishes, furniture and lighting, with a fantastic eye for the finer details.
  • Experience completing specifications to a high standard of clarity.
  • An ability to interpret a brief and design schemes for a wide variety of clients tastes, brand identities or requirements.
  • An ability to research for and create strong mood boards.
  • An ability to create sample boards for client presentations.
  • An ability to work as part of a larger team, but also independently on projects where required.
  • An ability to hit the ground running and be self motivated, supported by their previous experience taking ownership of the FF&E on projects.
  • Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills, for succinctly communicating concepts and information to a variety of people involved in the project: in house, external 3D visual artists, clients and contractors. Strong English is essential.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Hospitality & Leisure Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£29,000 - £33,000 per annum
Benefits:
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