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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
Design Field:
Events Design
Job Type:
Permanent
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.

Furniture Designer / Product Designer - Oxfordshire - up to £35,000 (V03643)

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This British furniture and home accessories retailer with a number of stores nationwide and an online website source their luxury pieces with an eye for beauty, comfort and unique style.

They are currently seeking a product / furniture designer to work with the creative directors in the design studio based at their Head Office just south of Oxford. The individual will work on a variety of creative and artistic ideas for their whole range both current and new. The role requires someone to think creatively but be able to design and translate technically with the aid of CAD software and the Adobe CS suite. Tasks usually include: sketching initial design ideas; making samples or working models by hand; researching materials, processes or market requirements and travelling to companys production facilities, occasionally abroad.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Degree in Furniture Design, Product Design or 3D Design
  • A logical and pragmatic approach to problem solving and designing functional solutions
  • Knowledge of mechanics, joinery, machine cutting, material finishes along with at least 3 years' industry experience in a workshop scenario or a mixed technical / creative role
  • Knowledge of 2D & 3D routing CAD software
  • Proficient in 2D/3D CAD and rendering packages such as Rhinoceros and AutoCAD
  • Strong proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat
  • Able to work in a fast-paced design / production practice
  • Strong communication skills including written, verbal, sketch and presentation
  • Ideally an all-round general knowledge for product development of plastics, metals, resins and woodwork

If successful, you will be part of a fast-paced and successful business. In return you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package including quarterly bonus based on performance, staff discount, pension scheme and continuous personal development.

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

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Location:
Oxfordshire
Design Field:
Home Accessories Retailer
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, company pension contribution
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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 - Norfolk - up to £42,000 (V03640)

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This leading British manufacturer of bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery works closely with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they work closely with main contractors, designers and architects on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms and games rooms.

Ever busy, they are currently seeking a Project Manager to manage and maintain programmes to meet both Company and Client objectives. As well as running these projects and being responsible for their team's performance and output the Project Managers also assist in the bidding / winning process in order to maximise the commercial advantage.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Project Management experience from within cabinet making / furniture / joinery / interior design industry
  • The ability to manage and lead intern members of a project team
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of financials around projects
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of AutoCAD to read and amend drawings for manufacture
  • An uderstanding of basic revenue models and P/L forecasts
  • Experience of making efficient use of resources and controlling costs

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

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£38,000 - £42,000 per annum
Benefits:
profit share, 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.

3D CAD Furniture Technician - Norfolk - up to £35,000 (V03639)

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This leading British manufacturer of beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery work with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. Their large purpose-built manufacturing complex is home to traditional cabinet making, veneering, carving and gilding skills, complemented by modern design, manufacturing and finishing techniques.

Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they work on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms and games rooms. They currently have an opening for a 3D CAD Draughtsperson to join their design and technical team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Skilled in 3D CAD, ideally SolidWorks
  • At least 3 years' experience in a wood based environment - joinery, shopfitting or cabinet making
  • CNC and / or hands-on cabinet making experience would be beneficial
  • Good interpersonal skills to create effective working relationships

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

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 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 Designer / Furniture Designer - Buckinghamshire - up to £28,000 (V03633)

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Established early in the 1900s and recently rebranded, this company has a long history of producing high quality commercial furniture for the workplace on the same site for over 110 years.

With a busy design and engineering team they are now seeking a designer who is enthusiastic, creative and with an eye for detail. This individual will work closely with the sales 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 detailing standard, tailored and bespoke products for customer approval and manufacture. This will involve liaising with customers, sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure all solutions are in order, to secure future projects, the applicant will also liaise with the Sales Team to generate CAD models, space plans, 2D drawings and concept imagery in response to their customers’ specific requirements.


Person / Experience Required:

  • 2+ years' experience from the furniture / interiors sector
  • 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
  • A good working knowledge of SolidWorks will be needed, with AutoCAD and 3D Studio 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
Design Field:
Workplace Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
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.

Design Estimator - Lighting and Furniture - London - up to £40,000 (V03634)

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This British based furniture and lighting design company has its own workshop with highly skilled craftspeople who work in a variety of disciplines including bronze sculpting and forged metalwork. Along with selling to high net worth individuals they partner with interior designers, architects and other luxury retail companies, creating unique lighting and furniture.

They are currently recruiting for a Design Estimator who will be responsible for raising quotations for the purpose of pricing up unique items custom made in-house in their North London atelier workshops.

You will need to collect and analyse data in order to estimate the time and materials required to manufacture a product. Responsible for issuing quotations to the Sales Team you will work closely with the company Creative Director with an emphasis on retaining the integrity, quality and exclusivity of company designs. As the Design Estimator you will need to ensure clear instruction for feasible manufacturing processes and accurate purchasing information is conveyed to enable made-to-order pieces are produced within specification according to budgeted costs.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience to include estimating / costing and design within manufacturing of interior products for the luxury goods design sector
  • Ideally 5 years plus experience
  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing processes, materials, and costs
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, Excel (intermediate to advanced level)
  • Analytical, problem solving and time management skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English, with excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Able to write detailed reports and a strong ability in mathematics is essential
  • Flexible with a can-do positive attitude

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Furniture and Lighting
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£32,000 - £40,000 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.

Furniture Technician - Dorset - up to £33,000 (V03632)

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This company produces furniture of an exceptionally high standard in a very broad variety of materials for ultra-prime residential and superyacht projects.

They meticulously design every technicality of each piece of furniture and orchestrate the entire process to arrive at the completed item. They are regularly commissioned to create items of furniture with a specialist finish and unique features which can involve many different suppliers, each expert in their specific fields.

They are currently seeking an experienced draughtsperson to work with the Technical Design Manager to define the best methods to use in the creation of individual items, using hand sketches; 2D and 3D CAD software in the process, prior to turning the designs into a set of engineering drawings for manufacture. The role also involves preparing bills of materials to be sourced and ordered and occasionally working hands-on to assemble furniture parts within their carpeted studios for client meetings or photography.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A good working knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD software
  • Excellent knowledge of bespoke furniture making and construction
  • Ability to plan and schedule your own work to meet project requirements
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Valid passport, clean UK driving licence and own car
  • Making experience at a luxury level would be advantageous as would having a working knowledge of Rhino
  • The ability to work to budgets and taking site-surveys would also be useful

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

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Location:
Dorset
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£27,000 - £33,000 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.

Playground Designer - Buckinghamshire - up to £25,000 (V03630)

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This leading playground supplier develops, produces and markets an extensive range of playground equipment that covers all age groups. In addition to playgrounds they are also an innovation leader in outdoor sport and fitness.

Due to customer demand they are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, committed and talented designer / 3D Visualiser to join their team of playground designers creating innovative, imaginative and bespoke play spaces and sport & fitness areas.

You will be responsible for taking projects through the full design cycle, from designing and costing the playground, producing detailed AutoCAD layouts and on to producing 2D/3D visualisations, image boards and presentations, ready for the area sales managers, the customers and public consultations. You will work as an individual, but at the same time collaborating with a team of eight designers and twenty area sales managers to produce work to the highest possible standard.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A creative eye with the ability to freehand draw
  • A design related degree, e.g. Landscape Design, Product Design or Interior Design
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and 3DS Max (or similar) plus experience in Adobe Creative Suite and Vray
  • A recent graduate with up to 2 years' experience in play or another related design industry
  • Sociable, helpful, with a can do attitude and a positive outlook

Salary plus 20 days holiday (with a day increase each year up to a max of 25 days), 3 day xmas shut down, BUPA, pension and an annual profit sharing bonus scheme.

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

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Location:
Buckinghamshire
Design Field:
Playground Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
BUPA, 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.

Furniture Product Designer - East Sussex - up to £35,000 (V03624)

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This company designs and manufactures a wide range of screen systems spanning from total workspace solutions which provide completely independent free-standing offices, break-out and reception areas to individual workstations.

They have an exciting opportunity for a talented Furniture Product Designer to be an integral part of the design team working on a range of projects for global clients, delivering everything from initial concept, product proposals and development through to completed design.

The role also includes:

  • Developing and proposing design concepts
  • Researching market trends
  • Planning and managing design tasks and documenting process
  • Creating design proposals, visuals and presentations
  • Product development and prototyping
  • Obtaining costings and producing estimates
  • Generating 3D CAD models, detail drawings and specification documentation

Person / Experience Required:

  • Proven industry experience in product design with knowledge of furniture construction
  • Ability to generate and communicate ideas from sketch work through to development
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing processes and materials
  • Proactive, motivated, creative and innovative
  • Degree level qualification
  • Proficient in SolidWorks, AutoCAD, KeyShot and Microsoft Office packages
  • Portfolio showing all levels of the design process

Basic office hours 09.00 to 17.30, Monday to Friday.

Competitive Salary plus an excellent benefits package including, but not limited to, Contributory Company Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, 28 days Holiday Entitlement (inclusive of bank holidays), Child Care Voucher Scheme and free parking.

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

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Location:
East Sussex
Design Field:
Office Products
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, life assurance, childcare 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.

Furniture Design Technicians - North West England - up to £45,000 (V03614)

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Known for creative design and pioneering craftsmanship, this company combines traditional hand skills with advanced materials and technology to create award-winning furniture for yachts and houses of ultra-high net worth individuals, throughout the world.

This ambitious company is growing to meet the worldwide demand for its luxury furniture. With state of the art in-house production facilities and a creative and technical studio they are seeking three additional Furniture Technicians.

The successful candidates will take inspiring design concepts and using CAD software turn the designs into a set of engineering drawings for in-house manufacture including CNC, laser work, hand making, leatherwork and finishing as well as outsourced parts made by external sub-contractors. You will also be preparing a bill of materials to be sourced and ordered by purchasing. In addition, the engineers will support the project manager and be able answer any technical questions in relation to the construction of manufacture of the design by manufacturing teams.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Excellent knowledge of bespoke furniture making and construction
  • At least 4 years' cabinet making experience at a luxury level
  • Fluency in 2D CAD software with Rhino an advantage for 3D
  • Ability to plan and schedule your own work to meet the team's goals
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team working skills
  • Ability to work to budgets for completion of engineering drawings
  • Ability to travel and be competent at note taking for taking on-site measurements
  • Ability to use MS Office competently

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

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Location:
North West England
Design Field:
Luxury Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £45,000 per annum
Benefits:
6% pension, bonus + 30 days hols
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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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