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Senior Interior Designer - Showhomes (Client Advert) - Warwickshire - negotiable (V03755)

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

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

Role:

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


Person / Experience Required:

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

Salary:

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

Candidates should provide images of their work and a brief career history (quoting ref: V03755) to careers@interiorsbyabode.com.

For further information on our company please visit our website www.interiorsbyabode.com.

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Location:
Warwickshire
Design Field:
Showhome Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
salary package
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Sales Manager / Account Manager - Staffordshire - up to £30,000 (V03754)

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This bespoke interior design practice over the last 10 years has flourished into a multi-million pound business with a reputation for great original ideas and design. They work for many major and high-end developers across the country, with their core business being forged in London.

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

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

Person / Experience Required:

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

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

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Location:
Staffordshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
Car, mobile, comm, laptop, healthcare scheme
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Pippa Baker / Principal Consultant
Pippa has worked in the recruitment industry since 1988 and the vast majority of this time has been within the design sector. She graduated from Leeds University in Textile Management and worked at John Heathcote & Sons before changing career direction and has headed a team of consultants and administrators at Careers in Design since 2000. Pippa is a keen artist and squash player.

Exhibition & Display Designer - Norfolk - up to £28,000 (V03749)

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In the fast-moving world of creative communications this company have a global reach, delivering spectacular live events, interactive exhibitions, employee engagement gatherings, creative brand identities and bespoke technical solutions.

The role of Exhibition & Display Designer is a demanding and exciting role with frequent challenges creating exciting cutting edge designs.

Main Duties include:

  • Creating detailed floor plans and technical drawings using VectorWorks
  • Producing rendered set visuals/sketches and fly-throughs where appropriate to market their cutting-edge designs
  • Being an expert in your field by volunteering innovative creative input and bespoke design ideas
  • Gathering information using available resources in order to cost out a reasonable estimated quotes
  • Contributing proactively through on-going communication, meetings etc. with all appropriate departments
  • Taking responsibility for being at the forefront of the design profession by keeping abreast of new developments in design and technology
  • Being a proactive team member engaging professionally with internal staff whilst also acting as an ambassador for the company externally

Person / Experience Required:

  • VectorWorks or equivalent, Adobe CS and a rendering package
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good problem solving skills
  • 3+ years' experience in a similar role including some exhibition experience
  • A multi-tasker who has the ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • A high degree of creativity with spatial awareness
  • A desire to be innovative with a positive and flexible approach to work, able to react to change quickly
  • A self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with a good sense of humour
  • Driving Licence

On top of a basic salary they offer a laptop, discretionary bonus, pension, medical & dental insurance plus some great employee wellbeing initiatives.

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

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£24,000 - £28,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, pension, health insurance
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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 - Hereford & Worcester - up to £40,000 (V03747)

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This well-established 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. They are a creative business, passionate about crafting emotionally engaging and visually entertaining experiences through well-thought-out designs and in-depth consultations.

They can boast a high level of repeat business and recommendations and are currently seeking a Senior Interior Designer to help lead and organise the design team. This role will also have the additional temporary responsibilities of office management to include scheduling of work, design allocation to the designers and liaising with the account managers. These additional duties are due to Maternity leave cover. It is envisaged that the split will be 80% design and 20% admin during this period.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Design qualified with 6+ years' experience 
  • Experience should include residential / showhome projects
  • Understanding of fabrics, colour and styling
  • Spatial awareness
  • IT literate, fluent in Photoshop and InDesign
  • Portfolio showing creative design flair
  • Driving Licence

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

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Location:
Hereford & Worcester
Design Field:
Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
discretionary bonus, 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.

Interior Designer and Technical Designer - Buckinghamshire - up to £30,000 (V03741)

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This design and build company specialises in office fit-outs across multiple sectors including; information technology, financial services, social housing, legal and media.

As one of the market leaders in New Ways of Working, they offer their clients new, flexible approaches to their office designs. Being in a very competitive field they make sure that they really know their market, business and most importantly, know their clients. Clients value their commitment and pragmatism.

Soon to be celebrating 10 years in business, they are looking to expand with bright new talent for their design team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • A forward thinking, positive attitude
  • Office space planning experience within the office fit-out sector
  • Happy to work independently once given direction on a project
  • Able to collaborate with the design team and communicate with the construction team
  • Planning and building control experience
  • Knowledge of a 3D design package would be an advantage as would the Adobe Creative Cloud

Why them?

  • Fast-paced working environment - you will get to work across a whole range of exciting new projects
  • They work with a whole range of clients
  • Opportunity for career development and training
  • Collaborative style of working and social team
  • Annual performance bonus on top of a competitive salary

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 Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 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.

Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager (Client Advert) - London - negotiable (V03738)

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

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

Skills:

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

Responsibilities:

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

Please send your CV (quoting reference V03738) and a full portfolio to careers@smc-design.com.

To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Hospitality & Leisure Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
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Interior Designer - London - negotiable (V03729)

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This highly prestigious design studio work on both historical and contemporary interiors, bespoke furniture, lighting and pieces of artwork celebrating artisan crafts and the finest materials.

Known for sophisticated luxury chic to match their clients' lifestyles, they are currently seeking a Mid-Weight Interior Designer who can work alongside the other designers and assist with both UK and International projects.

Position requirements:

  • A minimum of 2-3 years' experience gained on luxury residential projects
  • Knowledge of art furniture and gallery specifications
  • Fabric specification and procurement experience
  • Rhino and KeyShot knowledge (Training will be provided)
  • Able to understand and read space plans, floor finish plans, ceiling plans, elevations and details from architect drawings

Position overview:

  • Fabrics selections and liaising with fabric suppliers
  • Preparation and development on projects with drawings, models, images, material and mood boards and other documents relating to the design
  • Assisting the Projects Manager on accurate schedules, obtaining accurate pricing from internal documents / suppliers
  • Attending client meetings with the responsibility of note-taking and supporting the studio team

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Luxury Residential Interiors
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£ negotiable
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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 Designer / Exhibition Designer - Hertfordshire - negotiable (V03733)

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This lively, fast-paced agency is packed full of creative and inspirational individuals and the company is very people orientated offering flexible working arrangements, Christmas and summer parties and ad-hoc fun days. Their offices are based in South Hertfordshire within easy access to London.

Currently looking for a talented junior to middleweight designer to join their 3D team you will be working alongside the creative leads and senior designers so will have the opportunity to learn and grow whilst supporting on a wide variety of event and exhibition design projects as they encourage a nurturing culture. Alternatively they are open to considering more experienced candidates who were looking to work part time.

This opportunity is best suited to someone who is towards the start of their career, has a passion for design and creativity and is keen to learn on the job, drawing from the experience of experienced designers, whilst working alongside and supporting them.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Applicants will have studied 3D/spatial design, product or furniture design
  • At least 2 years' commercial experience (experiential, branded environments, retail, events or museum design)
  • CAD and visualisation software, along with the Adobe Creative Suite are essential, but full training will be given on the specific software packages they use (3DS Max and AutoCAD)
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate sound design thinking and have experience in following the creative process to transform briefs into ideas and solutions
  • Exposure to spatial, event and exhibition design would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential

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

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Location:
Hertfordshire
Design Field:
Events and Exhibitions
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£generous salary
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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 - Bedfordshire - up to £40,000 (V03732)

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This company design, supply and install inspiring, engaging interiors for private schools. They are passionate about what they create which includes furniture, storage systems and fit-outs for both educational and commercial clients. Their own brand is recognised as one of the leading educational storage systems in the UK and the company has ambitious plans for further development.

This position is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a close-knit team with the following responsibilities:

  • Leading the design and presentation part of the sales team, reporting to the Sales Manager
  • Taking design briefs, visiting clients, space planning, compiling mood and finishes boards and planning the project in 3D
  • Checking the quality of the designs are Functional (do they work?), Visually appealing (WOW factor) and Incorporate the latest innovations
  • Mentoring and managing a junior designer
  • Infusing the team with the creativity and passion that wins projects


Person / Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 3 years' workplace design experience
  • Experience in using 3D CAD (ideally SketchUp)
  • Pitching and presenting projects
  • Proactive, organised and hard working as well as being happy to work in a small business environment
  • Own car for the sole purpose of travelling to the office

They even provide a PC, phone + lunch so if this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Bedfordshire
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Benefits:
PC, phone + lunch provided
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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 - London - up to £30,000 (V03731)

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As one of the world's leading artisans in professional home kitchens, this company takes pride in creating handcrafted pieces in their sleek industrial style, each kitchen showing off a bespoke design, sophisticated mechanisms and the experience of premium restaurant cooking.

Their London showroom is currently seeking an additional kitchen designer and they plan to open another showroom later this year. There will be excellent chances of progression as they are still growing their coverage of the UK marketplace.

This role would suit a young designer who is still early on in their career but who has already had some exposure to this marketplace. It will be a client facing role so your presence, communication and interpersonal skills will be important. Training will be provided and regular travel to clients, trade shows and to visit Head Office in Italy expected.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant experience to include kitchens
  • Qualifications in interior design or similar
  • Literate with the Adobe CS
  • Professional and smart in appearance
  • Both creative and technically minded
  • Proactive and self-motivated
  • Excellent spoken and written English

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Design and Creative
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £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.
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We count among our corporate clients a large number of retailers, manufacturers, and consultancies who between them cover the entire interior design sector, both at in the UK and overseas.

This wide variety of clients are on the lookout for interior design specialists with an equally broad range of skills, and to fulfil a whole spectrum of roles. Our job at Careers in Design is to ensure that we find a job that is suited to the right candidate, regardless of their career history and experience. We have found placements for new entrants, freshly graduated from university, to veterans of the industry, headed for lucrative senior interior designer jobs. Wherever you are in your career path, a member of our experienced and qualified team will take the time to go through your CV in detail, help you to present yourself in the best light, and find the position from among the hundreds of vacancies on our books that is not only the best for you right now, but which offers you the best for your future career plans.

As an interior designer, you will be expected to be something of an all-rounder, capable of combining creative flair with technical acumen. Good communication skills will be a must, as you’ll be expected to liaise between the customer and the rest of your design team, pulling together their individual talents into a cohesive project.

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