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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.
Senior Interior Designer (Client Advert) - London - negotiable (V03646)
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Caroline Paterson Interiors are looking for an experienced senior interior designer to join its busy design Studio in Chelsea.

The person for this role should have worked successfully on projects from inception to completion for a minimum period of 5 years, with an industry recognised qualification in Interior Design. The successful candidate will work on a variety of high-end private residential projects in the UK and Europe, and should demonstrate the following skills and responsibilities:

Responsibilities:

  • Attending site and client meetings
  • Project management including liaising with architects, contractors and trades and the client
  • Creation of schemes, sourcing fabrics / furniture/ lighting etc., producing presentation boards, liaising with suppliers and the client
  • Producing Schedules (finishes, lighting, paint, ironmongery and Sanitaryware), Scope of Works and client estimates

Skills:

  • advanced skills in Photoshop, InDesign, AutoCAD / VectorWorks, SketchUp
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling) and procurement
  • self-motivated and good team player, able to work quickly and efficiently in an organised manner to meet deadlines
  • proven experience in dealing with suppliers and contractors
  • excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual and must be numerate
  • exceptional attention to detail
  • Personable, calm and proactive
  • Full clean UK Driving Licence

To apply:

  • Please email lo@cpidesign.co.uk with your CV and relevant examples of work that demonstrates your design skills, also stating why you believe you are suitable for the position. Please include your salary expectations
  • No agencies or third party applications please
  • Salary dependent on experience

Location:
London
Sector:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£dependent on experience
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SolidWorks Product Designer - Buckinghamshire - up to £28,000 (V03633)
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This company is known for producing beautiful and highly detailed commercial furniture for the workplace and with a busy design and engineering team they are now seeking an additional designer. This individual will work closely with the sales and design team to assist with turning enquiries into concept drawings and designs that can be costed before gaining the client’s approval.

The successful applicant will be responsible for producing SolidWork drawings and modeling of standard, tailored and bespoke products for customer approval and manufacture. This will involve liaising with customers, sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure all design solutions are in order, the designer will also be generating space plans, 2D drawings, some graphics and concept imagery in response to their customers’ specific requirements.

For the right person there will be an opportunity to be involved in new product development as well.


Person / Experience Required:

  • 2+ years' experience from the design sector using SolidWorks
  • Furniture or Product Design degree
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good concept design and 3D modelling abilities
  • A high level of initiative and organisational ability would be expected with good interpersonal skills
  • AutoCAD and 3D Studio is an advantage although not essential

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

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Location:
Buckinghamshire
Sector:
Workplace Furniture Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £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 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.
Junior Bathroom Designer - Essex - up to £25,000 (V03576)
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THIS ADVERT HAS EXPIRED AND IS NO LONGER OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

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

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Location:
Essex
Sector:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
?Negotiable
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Designer (Client Advert) - London - negotiable (V03590)
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Inca Creative, a leading retail design and manufacture company is looking for talented Designers to join their in-house team, based in London. This exciting and challenging role offers the right individual the chance to be involved in large projects for major blue chip retailers.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, hard-working, with a proven track record of delivering high quality work. They will have a keen eye for detail, be well-organised and able to meet deadlines.

Well-established, with over 25 years' experience in the industry, Inca offers a comprehensive level of service, from concept / technical design through to manufacture and installation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute in a variety of ways to the future development and progression of the business, working as part of a dynamic and innovative team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • At least 2 years' relevant experience
  • Product Design related degree
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Hardworking team player
  • Project management experience desirable
  • Experience dealing with external Suppliers / Factories - UK, Europe and Far East beneficial
  • Ability to create Technical / Engineering Drawings
  • Excellent understanding of Manufacturing Techniques - Metal, Wood, Glass & Plastics
  • CAD Proficient - SolidWorks / Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD
  • Adobe Design Packages - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign desirable
  • Good IT knowledge, including Word, Outlook and Excel

The right candidate will be awarded a competitive salary and performance based bonus. Please submit a CV by email to recruitment@inca-uk.com (quoting reference V03590). Please also visit www.inca-uk.com for more information on Inca.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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Location:
London
Sector:
Retail Interiors
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
?competitive salary
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Senior Product Designer - Dorset - up to £40,000 (V03586)
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This fast growing provider of domestic lighting to National Retailers and its own brand label is looking for a dynamic individual with an eye for detail, creative thinking and brand understanding to join them as a Senior Product Designer.

They are looking for an energetic individual with infectious creativity who displays real passion and pride in all aspects of their work. You will require a resourceful can do attitude and a hands-on approach, balanced with advanced 2D and 3D skills and manufacturing awareness to help effectively communicate your thinking and designs.

Working within their product team, you will be tasked with developing lighting products from initial concept, through to final prototypes for internal brands and leading national accounts. This role holds responsibilities and real career progression.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Degree in Product Design or Industrial Design
  • A minimum 5 years' hands-on experiences from sketching / ideation to final production
  • Knowledge of current design software and techniques in both 2D and 3D. They use Fusion 360, SolidWorks, Creo, SiemensNx, Rhino and 3DSMax
  • Experience with rendering packages such as KeyShot
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and translate these into a usable format for manufacture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Working knowledge and experience in the use of the Adobe Creative Suite

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

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Location:
Dorset
Sector:
Domestic Lighting
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£40,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, discount vouchers
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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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