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Furniture Designer / Product Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V03964)
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Our client designs and manufacturers contract furniture including meeting tables, credenzas, storage & lockers, chairs, booths & banquette seating. They have a showroom in Central London and a manufacturing facility in Lincolnshire and are currently recruiting for a Furniture Designer.
 
They are looking for a bright individual to come onboard, learn the product and the business and help the department grow with the ultimate aim of becoming the Design Manager.
 
You will be producing furniture for the office, educational and institutional markets using AutoCAD for 2D drawings and creating production drawings using Inventor. You will be responsible for producing BoMs, renders and creating 3D models for their product portfolio. There will also however be occasions to produce space plans for clients and visuals using SketchUp and/or 3D Studio Max.
 
Skills and experience needed for the Furniture Designer / Product Designer:
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD and Invenor or similar software like SolidWorks
  • At least 3 year's experience in a product or furniture related technical design role
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
  • Good communication skills
  • An interest in the technical aspects of products and their design
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines (once up to speed in the job)
 
In return the salary on offer will be between £27k and £35k with a discretionary bonus, 23 days holiday plus BHs and an annual Christmas Party. To find out more and to apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com, thanks.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Furniture
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£27,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, discretionary bonus, christmas party
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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 / Interior Architect - Kent - negotiable (V03963)
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Our client has evolved their own unique approach to creating handmade truly bespoke kitchens, bedrooms, studies, wine rooms and other bespoke furniture. With a strong design and manufacturing team they encourage customers to visit the showroom and workshop where they are greeted with enthusiasm, an in-depth knowledge of materials and finishes, and a company able to offer a truly bespoke service.
 
With an increase in business, they are seeking a Kitchen Designer / Interior Architect to join the team based in their showroom. In this role you will need to demonstrate a flair for creative solutions with both design and practicality in mind. You will have a fine eye for design and detail and be extremely thorough in the delivery of your projects.
 
Skills and experience sought for the Kitchen Designer / Interior Architect:
  • A knowledge and appreciation for fitted furniture, joinery and internal architecture
  • 2+ years’ experience on bespoke, handmade kitchens and/or fitted furniture 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • CAD user preferable (Revit or similar) 
  • Able to think for yourself and come up with practical solutions
  • The ability to generate innovative design ideas with attention to detail
 
The role will be working Monday to Friday with 2 Saturdays a month (day off in lieu). In return you will be joining a company with a very low turnover of staff, a friendly and helpful team, plenty of on-going training and room to develop and hone your skills. There will be a generous, tailored package on offer consisting of salary, commission, phone, laptop, pension and car (or car allowance if preferred).
To find out more and apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Kent
Sector:
Furniture sector
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
salary, commission, phone, laptop, pension, car
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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 Production Assistant - Props + Events - Essex - up to £28,000 (V03942)
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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. Providing a range of services from exhibition stands, product launches and bespoke sampling stands to PR stunts, sampling bins and giant props, the company is theatrical in its approach and enjoys encouraging both clients and staff to be different.
 
Based near the Essex and Hertfordshire borders, they are currently looking for a Technical Production Assistant to support the Production Team. You will be creating CAD drawings, art working, proposals, pitch work and design costing. You will also be project managing smaller projects from brief through to delivery, ensuring successful realisation of projects adopting a hands-on approach to working in the production workshop.
 
Other duties for the Technical Production Assistant include:
  • Design interpretation, creating mood boards if required and basic visualisations
  • Performing practical tasks in the workshop such as prop making, finishing, vinyling, painting, sewing and basic carpentry
  • Creating CNC files and supervising CNC machining when required 
  • Assisting with the creation of content for social media posts and stories 
  • Assisting with the recruitment of new subcontractors, updating availability / task sheets and bookings
  • Liaising with suppliers  
 
Skills and experience needed for the Technical Production Assistant:
  • Experience of using a CAD software package, CNC and Adobe Illustrator
  • Good administration and project management skills
  • Able to demonstrate a hands-on approach at all times 
  • A team worker, highly organised and flexible in their approach
  • An understanding of the fast paced, ever-changing demands of high-end brands and clients 
  • Be health and safety compliant at all times 
  • Positive, sociable and adaptable

To find out more and to apply plaese send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.

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Location:
Essex
Sector:
Props and Events
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £28,000 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.
Interior Designer - Northamptonshire - up to £44,000 (V03962)
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This creative Design & Build consultancy works within the food & beverage, hospitality and leisure industry. The services they provide include interior design and brand development, catering equipment design, build and interior fit out, equipment supply and installation and project management.
 
Due to a sustained increase in workload, they are currently seeking an enthusiastic Interior Designer to join their team. The role will be varied and will involve working throughout all project stages from concept to completion alongside the design and project delivery team. The role is full time / permanent and will be primarily office based, however they operate a hybrid working system and the role will also involve attending site visits throughout the UK.
 
Working as part of a team you will be responsible for generating concept proposals, creating presentation documents, concept visuals, developing FF&E specifications and sample boards, producing drawing packages for tender and construction and providing design support from concept to completion.
 
 
Experience and skills sought for the Interior Designer:
  • At least 3 years' commercial interior design experience 
  • Creative with excellent technical awareness
  • An understanding of the food service /commercial catering environment would be an advantage
  • You should be confident meeting with both clients and contractors
  • Fluent in VectorWorks / AutoCAD, SketchUp and the Adobe CS
  • A good understanding of statutory approvals (building regulations, planning & CDM2015) would be an advantage
Working hours are 37.5 Hours per week, with 20 days annual leave increasing for each year of service to 25days. In addition to a competitive salary there is private healthcare, pension and a discretionary bonus depending on performance.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV and portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Northamptonshire
Sector:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£30,000 - £44,000 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.
Project Manager - Kitchens - Dubai - negotiable (V03960)
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As one of the leading kitchen brands globally, our client specialises in designing and installing tailor-made luxury kitchens and wardrobes in Dubai. They provide excellent service, a friendly and experienced approach to projects and are constantly looking at sustainability and the use of evolving technologies.
 
With a busy renovation market in Dubai, they are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to manage the kitchen installation team, subcontractors and projects.
 
The Project Manager will also:
  • Ensure client satisfaction, handing over each project on time and without complaint
  • Take dimensions on site when needed
  • Hand over MEP drawings and ensure the proper execution of them
  • Carry our regular inspections on site
  • Work closely with Sales Designers and the General Manager to plan the works
  • Help coordinate delivery of materials
  • Plan and prepare installation schedules in advance and assign tasks to the installers
  • Attend site management meetings and weekly sales meetings
  • Resolve problems and implement improvements
 
Skills and experience sought for the Project Manager:
 
  • Knowledge and experience within the kitchen industry
  • Excellent customer service and project management skills
  • Must be able to effectively liaise with and manage trades, the installation team and customers
  • Able to maintain a high level of quality 
  • A team worker, highly organised, flexible and IT competent
 
Your monthly renumeration will be made up of a salary (tax free), rent allowance, medical insurance, transportation, life assurance, company mobile phone and fuel allowance. There is also an annual return ticket back to the UK and accommodation provided initially when you arrive until you can arrange your own. The company will also process the successful candidate's work permit.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
Dubai
Sector:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
tax free salary and full 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.
Design Account Manager - Worcestershire - up to £55,000 (V03952)
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This company has an excellent reputation as a creator of inspirational showhomes, marketing suites and retirement developments working for some of the biggest names in the UK property industry.
 
Based in the Midlands they are currently looking for an account manager or director to liaise with existing new build customers on Showhomes and to progress new leads. The client base will be National House Builders across the UK, except Scotland. Most of the existing clients are in the North of England, they don’t have fixed geographic regions.
 
Summary of responsibilities for the Account Manager: 
  • Taking Briefs
  • Liaising with Designers
  • Carrying out presentation to customers
  • Liaising with customers regarding dates / changes
  • Doing customer handovers of the showhome

This would particularly suit an individual who has an interior design or creative background wanting to expand their career in an account management and business development route.

 
Skills and experience needed for the Account Manager:
  • The candidate will need to have a design background, sales experience and a warm and friendly personality
  • An experienced sales professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You'll be customer focused and results orientated
  • Commercially minded
  • Self-motivated with excellent negotiation skills
  • Confident and articulate
 
In return:
Salary is £45k to £55k D.O.E. plus Annual Bonus (based upon sales), Car, Pension, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days holiday.
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.
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Location:
Worcestershire
Sector:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, car, healthcare, 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.
Technical Kitchen Designer - London - up to £28,000 (V03949)
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This independent kitchen company understands that the kitchen is the heart of every home, where the family gathers. With over 15 years of experience in the industry they bring in-depth knowledge of kitchen design and materials and work with budgets from £30,000.
 
As part of their growth plan, they are in the process of refurbishing their East London showroom and are also looking to recruit a new member of the team. As a Technical Kitchen Designer, you will be working alongside the Sales Designers creating technical drawings and kitchen layouts, obtaining pricing information, specifying and collating quotes, co-ordinating installations. It is not a front-end sales role but pivotal in helping the business expand and meet customer demand. You will be the hub of the company based in the showroom.
 
This would suit a technically minded individual who is happy to get involved and participate in projects. You will also need to be comfortable with working on your own at times when the designers are out of the showroom.
 
There is also the potential to create social media posts and blogs if of interest.
 
Skills and Experience for the Technical Kitchen Designer:
  • Experience of kitchen design and plans
  • Able to carry out surveys, draw up designs and liaise with both the suppliers and the workshop
  • Good attention to detail
  • SketchUp and CAD literate, they use ArtiCAD
  • A team player with good communication skills

To find out more and to apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £28,000 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.
Interior Designer - London - up to £30,000 (V03947)
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Our client is an interior design business in the heart of London that is known for working with a carefully curated group of artisans around the world to create unique and luxurious designs for furnishings and home accessories.
With a playful sense of scale and an eye for unique antiques and objets d’art their projects are sympathetic to the buildings they inhabit, whilst remaining fresh, comfortable and inviting for modern everyday living.
With a busy workload they are currently seeking to recruit an FF&E Interior Designer to handle all FF&E elements of projects and purchasing. This will include: specifying FF&E, reading and amending CAD drawings, collating artwork and accessories; ordering samples and handling suppliers; creating trade accounts; listing and placing orders. They use EstiMac so you will need to be both IT and commercially minded.
 
Key skills and experience for the FF&E Interior Designer:
  • 3 to 4 years’ relevant industry experience
  • An understanding of managing project budgets and timelines, including the FF&E procurement process
  • Able to understand AutoCAD drawings
  • Good organization and administration skills
  • Excellent communication and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in identifying and resolving problems
  • Knowledge of fabric and furniture suppliers for the luxury residential marketplace

To find out more and apply please send in your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com. Thanks.

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Location:
London
Sector:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£30,000 - £30,000 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.
Kitchen Designer / Account Manager - London - up to £60,000 (V03944)
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Our client is a leading artisan in professional home kitchens. They create handcrafted pieces in their renowned sleek industrial style, showing sophisticated mechanisms and the experience of premium restaurant cooking.
Their clients are mainly commercial, Architects, Interior Designers, Joinery Manufacturers and Developers and are from all over the UK and Ireland.
They have a newly created role that they are looking to fill and it would particularly suit a commercially minded individual who understands design and the kitchen sector. The Kitchen Designer / Account Manager will will discuss the brief with the client, carrying out a site survey, draw up the design and plan and then hand over to production at Head Office. You will then be directing and managing the sale and project to installation.
Although the role will be based in the Showroom you will be required from time to time to carry out site visits as well as nurturing business relationships and future business, also talking to B2B partners and being the “face” of the company for the UK.
Skills and experienced needed for the Kitchen Designer / Account Manager role:
  • Solid experience gained from the luxury kitchen marketplace
  • A creative and solutions person
  • Strong organisational and project management skills
  • Good understanding of the sales process and confident in selling to clients
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Professional and smart in appearance
  • Proactive, self-motivated and organised
  • Italian speaker preferred
 Salary will be c£50k plus a bonus. If this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
London
Sector:
Bespoke Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, 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.
Scenic Manager - Essex - up to £30,000 (V03943)
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This company specialise in Experiential Design, Production and Installation, providing a range of services from exhibition stands, product launches and bespoke sampling stands to PR stunts, sampling bins and giant props. The company is theatrical in its approach and enjoys encouraging both clients and staff to be different.
 
The Scenic Manager role is a hands-on, production workshop role and all about the management of finishes, quality control and prop making
 
The Scenic Manager remit is to:
  • Be responsible for checking artwork from clients ahead of sending to print, creating cutter guides and checking print deliveries as soon as possible and highlighting errors
  • Uphold sustainable working practices including recycling of materials
  • Be responsible for technical processes, meeting production timelines and providing WIP photos for clients
  • Create production images for the website and social media content stories and posts 
  • Check quality control and be responsible for stock control of scenic materials 
 
The Scenic Manager skills and experience required:
  • Good computer skills around MS Office 
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal 
  • Experienced in the planning and executing of projects based around strict budgets and deadlines 
  • Ability to deliver reports on scheduling and costs 
  • Able to monitor product standards and implement a quality-control programme 
  • Able to read drawings and create / read artwork files 
  • Ideally have come from an event, theatrical or exhibition background and have a broad range of production knowledge from conception through to execution. 
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, positive and a team player 
  • Have practical skills such as painting, basic carpentry and sewing 

They are a very sociable company and welcome dogs to the office providing them with their own creche! If this sounds of interest then please contact us and attach your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Essex
Sector:
Events and Experiential
Job Type:
Filled
Salary:
£25,000 - £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.

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