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CAD Technician - London - up to £25,000 (V03743)

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Often featured in the design press, this company designs and makes exceptionally well-made furniture, upholstery, lighting, fabrics and wallpapers and every design is made in Britain in small workshops that excel in traditional crafts.

Their client list includes international interior designers, decorators and architects with the Companys designs found in many important private houses, chalets and yachts around the world as well as hotels, restaurants, members clubs, boardrooms and retail spaces.

Purpose of the Position:
Their unique selling point is that they have the ability to custom or bespoke products to clients' needs, because they work closely with their British workshops, using traditional skills. They would like you to build relationships with these workshops and the role will involve travel to meet and work with them. Ensuring drawings are accurate to manufacture against will be an important part of your role.

You will need to have a passion for traditional design and support the team with your technical knowledge, assisting in the production of working drawings for in-house manufacturing purposes and contributing to the development of the expanding Creative office.

The day-to-day responsibilities for this role will be to work on drawing up all their current designs onto SolidWorks which must be accurate first time and ensuring documents are maintained and kept up to date. Further duties and responsibilities include:

  • Checking approved prototypes against technical manufacturing drawings in SolidWorks of all their furniture and lighting, along with installation guides and BOMs
  • Assisting the Design Engineer and Design Manager in coordinating the full design, manufacture and installation of products
  • Working with the Design Engineer to create custom drawings from standard designs
  • Translating specifications into detailed manufacture drawings

Person / Experience Required:

  • Must have at least 1 year of professional experience working in a furniture manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of a wide variety of manufacturing methods and processes
  • Must demonstrate familiarity with the complete design process including scale, proportion, and ergonomics
  • Must be proficient in SolidWorks
  • A passion and desire for furniture design and development (rather than creative product design)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal to communicate clearly and warmly with colleagues and workshops
  • Good personal organisational skills and able to work to tight deadlines

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:
£23,000 - £25,000 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.

Product / Furniture Design Engineer - London - up to £32,000 (V03742)

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This company designs and makes bespoke furniture, upholstery, lighting, fabrics, wallpapers and interior necessities that add a joyful atmosphere to any interior. Their client list includes international interior designers, decorators and architects and their work can be found in many private houses, chalets and yachts around the world as well as hotels, restaurants, members clubs, boardrooms and retail spaces.

Often featured in the design press, every design is made in Britain in small workshops that excel in traditional crafts, such as iron forging, rattan weaving, chair making, precision engineering and saddlery. They also have their own range of fabrics and wallpapers.

Purpose of the Position:

Their unique selling point is that they have the ability to custom or bespoke make products to clients' needs, because they work closely with their British workshops, using traditional skills. They would like you to build relationships with these workshops and the role will involve travel to meet and work with them, ensuring drawings are accurate for manufacture.

You will need to have a passion for traditional design and support the designs with your technical knowledge, assisting in the development of new and existing designs. You will be working with the Design Manager to introduce design and production concepts working on new designs and collaborative projects generating production and technical engineering drawings using SolidWorks.

This role would really suit someone who wants to expand on their skills into furniture manufacture. Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the product development process and engineering new designs from concept through to manufacture
  • Resolving technical detail, producing working drawings and specifications for manufacture and site installation
  • Working to implement engineering solutions to technical issues for custom and bespoke projects
  • To liaise with the workshops, interior designers and architects on creating a vision
  • Designing and testing furniture prototypes identifying and selecting materials needed for production
  • Providing technical support on new lighting designs

Person / Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years of SolidWorks experience with a furniture industry background
  • Experience within a lighting manufacturing environment would be beneficial
  • An understanding of a wide variety of manufacturing methods and processes
  • Must demonstrate familiarity with the complete design process including scale, proportion and ergonomics
  • A passion and desire for furniture design and development (rather than creative product design)
  • Be comfortable presenting information and speaking to suppliers / internal customers where necessary
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal to communicate clearly and warmly with colleagues and workshops

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £32,000 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.

Lighting designer jobs are posted at Careers in Design by companies of all sizes and from all over the world. Each new vacancy is carefully vetted by our team of recruitment experts and then hand-matched to the candidates who have registered with the site.

If you’re a lighting designer looking for work, or if you have experience in other areas of the design industry that you hope to segue into the lighting design sector, then you have come to the right place. At Careers in Design we don’t just log your details into a database and trust a computer to match you with your ideal position. Every new candidate has his or her CV looked over by a member of our experienced and professional team, who will help you present yourself in the best possible light to a prospective employer. We also go through the various vacancies posted by our corporate clients from all across the globe to find the job that’s right for you.

As a lighting designer, there are many opportunities available across many sectors. In the world of landscape, architectural, and interior design our clients want designers who can produce something aesthetically pleasing, as well as functional, combining the talents of a designer and a space planner. In today’s environmentally responsible business world, you will also be expected to implement lighting solutions that are ecologically sound, and energy efficient.

While some positions will have you working solo, some larger companies may expect you to work as part of a close-knit team with their architects or their engineers. In either case, good communication skills are a must, whether you are answering to a section head, or having to make presentations about your latest lighting design.

Finding lighting designer jobs on the site could not be easier, as the menus at the top of the page make it simple to find one that fits your location.

If you’re looking for a career in the exciting world of lighting design, register with Careers in Design, and start your search today.

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