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Kitchen Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V04038)

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This well-established Kitchen Showroom specialise in creating bespoke kitchen, bathroom and bedroom interiors. They have been awarded “Best of Houzz” for exceptional Service and Design year on year and have an enviable staff retention record.
 
They are now looking to recruit a Kitchen Designer with creative flair to help take their business forward. The ideal candidate will be competent using Winner Design software, with experience of designing and ordering Kitchen and Bedroom furniture. They work with several German and UK manufacturers and also offer bespoke-made British furniture.
 
They work normal business hours from their showroom and you will be expected to work two Saturdays per month and be willing to visit properties to conduct surveys and take dimensions. They would also be interested in a recent graduate from a design course or college that has a genuine interest in this sector. In return salary will be £25k- £30k plus bonuses for an experienced candidate and slightly less for a junior candidate.
 
This would be a great opportunity for an individual with a proven background in design who is looking to operate in the upper end of the market, 80% of their business is local with a strong referral rate.
 
Skills and Experience sought for the Kitchen Designer:
  • Ideally between 2 and 4 years’ experience working as a Kitchen Designer or an interior designer within the residential marketplace
  • A flair for design, an eye for detail and a creative approach to selling
  • The ability to generate innovative design ideas with attention to detail
  • An ongoing interest in design and a desire to keep up with new interior / designer trends
 
To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus and pension
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Junior Interior Designer - London - up to £26,000 (V04035)

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Our client is a supplier of furniture to the commercial interiors sector working with well-known clients in the Technology, Media, Legal and Finance industries. They have offices in the UK, Europe and Africa and it is for the London office that they are seeking a junior interior designer for. 

You will be working to deliver a number of international projects running simultaneously under the guidance of a lead designer. To deliver these projects, you will be engaging with key stakeholders across various departments throughout all stages of a project. Day to day tasks include space planning, creating product specification packs, visualising settings, product take-offs, as well as creating supporting presentational documents. 

This role will allow you to learn and develop your product knowledge and skills, working on a client account that provides varied opportunities and unique challenges.  

Skills and Experience needed by the Interior Designer:

  • At least 1 years' commercial design experience
  • Able to demonstrate an assertive, self-starting approach
  • Problem solving mindset and eagerness to show initiative
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • A technical understanding of space planning regulations for install purposes
  • Plenty of energy, enthusiasm and a keen eye for detail
  • AutoCAD and the Adobe CS

Salary and benefits:

In return they are offering a salary of c£26k, pension and health insurance. There are also plenty of industry events and socials. To apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £26,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, healthcare
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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.

Stylist - Remote Working - negotiable (V04034)

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Our client provides show home interior design and installation to the UK’s property development sector. They have a large design studio and work force and have nationwide clients. 

Increasingly busy they are looking to increase their team of Stylists and welcome applicants nationwide although are particularly interested to hear from any living in the South of England. As a Stylist you will manage the final styling and dressing out of a show home following its installation. The role involves sourcing and installing interior design styling products, prints and mirrors in line with their clients’ briefs for their show homes.

 Key Accountabilities for the Stylist include:

  • Working with and understanding a design brief and budget
  • Buying of dressing out items to suit the style of the design presentation
  • Understanding the furniture being installed and planning the dressing out
  • Ordering and purchasing of dressing out items from suppliers and retailers
  • Having a clear understanding of the competition and market dynamics
  • Effective management of own schedule of activity and work

 Skills and Experience sought from the Stylist:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role in the interior design industry
  • A good eye for proportion/colour and balance
  • Organised and able to work to schedules and deadlines
  • Able to operate self-sufficiently in a principally field based role
  • A full UK driving licence
  • CSCS green card required (can be attained via the Company)

 Salary and Benefits:

As this will be a mostly field based role a remote working option can be offered. Salary range is negotiable depending on experience. They also have a pension and bonus scheme. To find out more and apply please send in your CV and some examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Remote Working
Design Field:
Showhome Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
pension and bonus 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 Specifier and Space Planner - Cheshire - negotiable (V04027)

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We have a new opportunity available with one of the industry leaders in providing show home interior design and installation to the UK’s corporate property development sector.
 
They are now looking to increase their specifying team with a Furniture Specifier who will be working on a variety of Show Home designs in line with each of the clients’ briefs. Alongside a designer, you will be planning the layouts and sourcing the latest in design led furniture.
 
Key responsibilities for the Furniture Specifier include:
  • Working to a design brief to specify, spatially arrange, plan and cost furniture
  • Keeping up to date with furniture suppliers, trends and creative solutions
  • Creating and maintaining budget / costing sheets using Excel
  • Maintaining job files with any changes from original presentation / design
 
Skills and experience needed for the Furniture Specifier role:
  • Experience of working with different furniture suppliers and styles
  • Proficient in Excel with knowledge of VectorWorks / AutoCAD preferred
  • Evidence of a creative, design led background and relevant qualifications
  • Planned and organised with good attention to detail
  • An eye for proportion / colour / balance design and good 3D awareness
  • Self-motivated and a naturally positive communicator with good listening skills
Salary and Benefits:
  • Salary plus bonus and pension scheme
  • 28 days' Holiday (including Bank Holidays) plus additional 2 days' leave to cover those emergency situations
  • Christmas Shutdown in addition to holidays
  • On-site parking

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

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Location:
Cheshire
Design Field:
Showhome Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
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.

Furniture Production Controller and Technician - Wiltshire - up to £35,000 (V04019)

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Our client are makers of the highest quality bespoke handmade furniture and specialist joinery, working closely with world renowned designers.
 
They are currently seeking a Furniture Production Controller who will be coordinating and controlling the flow of work and information between departments, from design through to manufacturing and workshop production conclusion. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation of the expectations of high-end, wealthy clients.
 
This also involves: Taking the design brief and communicating to the CAD external team; Determining Bill of Material (BoM) requirements and availability of materials; Facilitating production order launches; Being responsible for quality and timelines of CAD design and production drawings; Performing a variety of drafting activities including preparing / updating CAD drawings for client approval and manufacturing drawings / cutting lists / BoMs for production.
They are also open to bringing on board a recent graduate and train them up.
 
Skills and experience for the Furniture Production Controller:
  • Able to interpret technical drawings and specifications and effectively communicate the requirements to a production team 
  • Understanding of cabinet making and a good knowledge of timber products, glass, metal, stone and fabrics
  • Proficient with SolidWorks and/or AutoCAD draughting 
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Pro-active and self-motivated
  • Good organisational skills, process driven
  • Commercial awareness
  • Able to work with Excel
In return you will be working on some amazing projects within a small friendly and experienced team. Salary on offer is up to £35k. To find out more and apply please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.
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Location:
Wiltshire
Design Field:
Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £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.

Technical Interior Designer - West Yorkshire - up to £25,000 (V04014)

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This growing business helps major names create, shape, plan and implement their brands and corporate / visual identities around the world. They work across multiple different sectors, including Retail, Automotive, Banking, Healthcare, Transportation and Corporate Office / Workplace.
 
The role of Junior Designer & Space Planner is to work within their in-house design team supporting a wide variety of different clients by helping to provide them with deliverable design solutions by applying their brand and visual identity standards across their network of facilities. The role is UK based, with the opportunity of hybrid working from their offices in West Yorkshire and from home should this be preferred.
 
Key Responsibilities for the Designer & Space Planner:
  • Creating space / floor plans, elevations and sections in AutoCAD from design intent through to feasibility and construction phases
  • Interpreting visual identity / corporate identity guidelines and applying the design principles consistently across all of the projects that you are involved with
  • Creating photo overlays to convey the detail requirements of a design proposal
  • Presenting schemes for review and checking the design parameters
  • Making suggestions as to how to improve designs to create the right solutions for the space
 
Skills and Experience required for the Designer & Space Planner:
  • Proficient in 2D AutoCAD, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Able to understand and interpret a customer journey
  • Excellent organisational skills plus the ability to multi-task and prioritise projects to meet deadlines
  • Some experience already gained in commercial space planning
 
In return you will have the chance to work with some major brands and as a global business with offices around the world, there could be future opportunities to work abroad.
 
Salary will be between £23k to £25k (although they may also be looking for a more experienced Designer as well which would naturally be on a higher salary), plus 25 days holiday + bank holidays, contributory pension, Mental Health Support Service and free onsite parking.
To find out more and apply, please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
West Yorkshire
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£23,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, future 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.

Interior Designer - West Sussex - up to £35,000 (V04013)

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This vibrant design and build company create and fit out bespoke high-impact office interiors and seek both a Technical Interior Designer and a Junior Interior Designer to strengthen their team and work on the new projects that they are winning.
 
The roles will have a wide variety of responsibilities with the Technical Interior Designer taking projects from design brief and concept through to realisation of the design and drawing packages and on to installation. The Junior Interior Designer will be working as part of the team assisting at all stages of the project cycle.
 
 
Skills and Experience needed for the Interior Designer:
  • Have the technical knowledge of how to realise a concept design
  • Commercial workplace design experience (1+ year for the junior and 3+ years for the technical designer)
  • Good hand-drawing and sketching skills would be useful
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and the ability to carry out site surveys
  • Knowledge of 3D modelling software would be an advantage
  • You'll be hands-on individuals with a strong team-work approach
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Current driving licence to visit site
These are permanent roles within an all-inclusive company with a friendly and great studio environment.
 
Salaries of offer: c£25k for the Junior Interior Designer and £30k to £35k for the Technical Interior Designer. To apply and find out more please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
West Sussex
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £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 - North East England - up to £30,000 (V04001)

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Our client has exciting opportunities for both a recent graduate and a more experience designer to join their in-house Product Development team.
 
As part of a Group of Companies specialising in the design, manufacture and distribution of kitchens, components and worksurfaces, they are undergoing an exciting period of transformation and growth. Product development and innovation are the driving force behind the business and the roles of Junior Product Designer and Product Designer offers the opportunity to be involved in the design and development of new and existing products.
 
The roles encompass the following responsibilities with the junior designer assisting the team:
  • Developing products across the full business portfolio including key categories associated with kitchens, bedrooms and home offices
  • Effectively reviewing, identifying and informing other members of the team about new materials, processes, products and technologies
  • Ensuring that all technical data is in place to enable products to be launched and processes to be implemented
  • Strongly communicating concepts or ideas visually
  • Working with the Quality department
  • Ensuring technical manuals are completed as required containing all data and process instructions
Skills and Experience sought for both Product Designer roles:
  • Recent degree level graduate for the junior product designer (ideally Product, Industrial or Furniture) and 2 years' industry experience for the product designer
  • Knowledge of industry software such as SolidWorks, SketchUp, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, alongside Microsoft Office
  • Effective and creative problem-solving skills
  • Passion for design
  • Impeccable eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills, teamwork and proactiveness
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills
  • Full driving licence
In return the salaries on offer will be:
Junior Product Designer: £22k to £26k
Product Designer: £26k to £30k
To find out more and apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.
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Location:
North East England
Design Field:
Furniture sector
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
life assurance, pension, free fruit
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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.

FF&E Designer - London - up to £40,000 (V03989)

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This creative design studio work with high net worth clients on both historical and contemporary interiors, bespoke furniture and uniquely designed fabrics.
 
Continually busy with new projects coming in they are looking for a creative and organised individual to take on the role of FF&E Designer. You will be handling suppliers, sourcing new products, assisting with the preparation of various projects, invoicing and listing. This is a very varied role and would particularly suit someone who has worked in a similar / supporting role within an interior design practice or a luxury interiors showroom and is familiar with furnishings, lighting and pieces of artwork using the finest materials.
 
There will be plenty of opportunities for progression as the role develops.
 
Day-to-day responsibilities for the FF&E Designer include:
  • Sourcing products and samples
  • Procurement of orders and authorising invoices for payment
  • Arranging shipments and collection of deliveries
  • Assisting with all FF&E aspects on projects
  • Assisting with mood boards and design schemes
 
Background and skills needed for the FF&E Designer:
  • A good understanding of and the ability to use MS Excel and able to issue sales invoices
  • At least 2 years' relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual
  • Organised and efficient with good administrative skills
  • Excellent research skills and the ability to compile and present that information
  • Resourceful with imaginative solutions for sourcing
A good salary and package is on offer and can be discussed with a consultant before proceeding. If this vacancy is of interest then please send across your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 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 Sales Designer - London - up to £35,000 (V03970)

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An enthusiastic Kitchen Sales Designer is needed to join this kitchen business in their large centrally based showroom.
 
You will be responsible for the selling and designing of their premium kitchens, from initial design concepts, through to completion of sale, for both private and commercial clients. As a Kitchen Sales Designer, you will be creative, with an aptitude for kitchen design and strong customer service. 
 
They are open to either an experienced candidate or a more junior one although you will still need to have had some exposure to the marketplace. They provide quality training and the opportunity to develop and hone your skills.
 
Skills and experienced required for the Kitchen Sales Designer role:
  • Personable and a great communicator
  • Ideally with previous kitchen design and sales experience from the upper end of the marketplace
  • Ability to liaise with consumers, trade and commercial clients on a daily basis
  • Strong design ability with knowledge of CAD software
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Self-motivated and a team player
Basic salary will be £35k for the more experienced role and £25k for the junior role, plus commission. To find out more and apply, please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
London
Design Field:
Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
plus commission, 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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