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Product Designer - part office/part home - Kent - negotiable (V03925)

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An opportunity has arisen with this leading innovator in home beauty and personal wellness for a full-time Industrial Designer to join the team working on Beauty and Massage products.
 
The successful candidate will design new and innovative products and manage their development projects from concept through to mass production. This role will be a mix of home and office working.
 
The Product Designer Role also includes to:
  • Produce sketches, renders and 3D files to communicate design concepts
  • Create detailed CMF and Product Specification documents
  • Carry out visual / technical evaluations of product samples 
  • Contribute towards technical copy for instruction booklets and product marketing materials
  • Liaise effectively with quality compliance and legal teams to ensure all required standards for products are met and maintained
  • Oversee project timings to ensure on-time delivery
 
Skills and Experience needed for the Product Designer:
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Product Design or Industrial Design 
  • A minimum of 3 years' consumer product design experience
  • Excellent design communication skills (sketching, ideation, presentation)
  • Strong proficiency in SolidWorks, Adobe CC and KeyShot (or equivalent)
  • A confident communicator with clear and concise written and verbal skills
  • A creative thinker, innovator and problem solver
  • A strong understanding of materials and manufacturing process, especially for plastics
  • Experience of app/software specification for connected products would be an advantage
 
Your portfolio will need to showcase a variety of skills and processes including research, mood boards, sketching, concept development, CAD and rendering.
 
On top of a competitive salary they offer a Company Bonus Scheme, Contributory Pension Scheme, Private Health Insurance (optional), Subsidised Gym Membership (optional).
To find out more and apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com
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Location:
Kent
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£neg + bonus, pension, health insurance, gym membership
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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.

Assistant Product Designer - London - up to £24,000 (V03924)

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Our client specialises in the design, development and manufacture of lighting and furnishing products. As one of the leading suppliers to the interior designer and specifiers marketplace, their products have earned a reputation of being extremely well made and beautifully designed. 
 
The company is currently looking for an Assistant Product Designer to join their small design team. You will be assisting with the design and development of the Company’s new product ranges as well as the maintenance of their extensive back catalogue of products. This will include producing concept renders, reverse engineering and product design, and the generation of technical drawings for manufacture. 
 
The Assistant Product Designer will also be required to solve engineering problems should they arise and comfortably manage their own time and workload in a fast-paced design environment. You will be regularly communicating to a wider team as well as manufacturers. 
 
Skills and experience required for the Assistant Product Designer role: 
  • Educated in a relevant degree discipline such as Product Design or Design Engineering
  • Must have industry experience in using SolidWorks to a professional level
  • A competent user of Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office
  • Should have the ability to project manage and problem solve
  • Able to organise your own time to meet project deadlines
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and suppliers when necessary
  • Experience of design for manufacture and an understanding of engineering concepts and materials
  • A keen eye for quality and design with great attention to detail

If this role is of interest please send us your cv to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 per
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.

Architecturaral Audio Visual Designer - London - up to £27,000 (V03922)

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As technology has become ubiquitous in everyday life this design and installation company's workload has grown as they integrate AV technology into their clients’ homes.

From a studio in London, they design bespoke systems across the UK, into Europe and further afield. They are a CEDIA accredited high-end home technology company and are proud to have been finalists for several project categories.

They are currently looking for a Designer to work within their Design Team on high-end residential projects, so an understanding of high specification detailing and an eye for accuracy are important. Training will be provided but you should already have an initial grounding in 2D layouts and working drawings plus a genuine interest in this sector.

Summary of skills and experience needed for the AV Designer:

  • CAD proficient, with experience using AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant industry experience
  • Competent in preparing technical drawings from sketches so an architectural background would be beneficial
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use initiative, self-motivated and a determined nature
  • Good organisational skills and able to manage workload effectively
  • AV experience is desirable

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £27,000 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 Designer - Cheshire - up to £27,000 (V03917)

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Our client specialises in playground equipment and manufactures in-house, supplying a broad spectrum of clients including landscape architects, play companies and Councils. You will find their products in public parks, offices, private houses and destination locations all around the world.

They are currently looking for a creative Product Designer with a good technical ability and working knowledge of SolidWorks to join their team and contribute high quality, innovative designs. They are open to either a recent graduate with some industrial experience or a " 2nd jobber", someone who can work on their own initiative and develop within this role. They are based near a main station with good transport links.

Key roles and responsibilities for the Product Designer include:

  • Project management, working with the support of the team
  • Employing strong modelling skills, production of technical drawings for manufacture and renders for presentations
  • Developing bespoke product designs that can be manufactured efficiently and cost effectively
  • Modifications to the existing standard product range
  • Ensuring efficient and timely completion of projects, anticipating issues and proactively working to resolve them
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers on a daily basis both in person and by telephone / email
  • Being involved in costings and ordering

Skills and Experience needed for the Product Designer role:

  • Conversant with SolidWorks
  • Product Design degree or similar
  • Experience of manufacturing processes for sheet metal and wood
  • Strong modelling and technical skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite with AutoCAD being an advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail orientated and numerate

In return they are offering a good starting salary with a bonus scheme, private healthcare, pension and works perks. Hours of work are 8am to 5pm with half day on Fridays. To apply please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and one of our consultants will get back to you.

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Location:
Cheshire
Design Field:
Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£21,000 - £27,000 per annum
Benefits:
healthcare, bonus scheme and 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 Design Engineer - Essex - up to £35,000 (V03908)

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This internationally recognised brand has a shared passion for British lighting, creating contemporary lighting for the residential, hospitality and commercial marketplaces globally.

Based near the Hertfordshire and Essex border they are seeking a Product Design Engineer to work on new product development for the North American market.

You will be developing products requested by their Hospitality and Sales Team in accordance with relevant regulations and standards suitable for this territory. This will involve supporting the team in developing within the given timelines needed to meet customer expectations and seasonal launches. Also ensuring products are engineered to meet the Company’s engineering and sustainability principles.

You must be able to work effectively within a team, alongside and assisting team members where needed. Regular communication with Supplier Liaison Managers is essential within the development of any new product. Everyone is encouraged to share their ideas.

Key responsibilities are to:

  • Create product submission packs and complete sample evaluation reports.
  • Prepare prototype samples using standard model making and 3D printing technology.
  • Produce engineering drawings and product specifications for quotation, manufacturing and QA purposes.
  • Create and maintain BIM files for products within the development process.
  • Liaise with manufacturers during the development and production process.
  • Produce installation instructions and product labels.
  • Carry out basic in-house product testing.

Skills and Experience required for the Product Design Engineer:

  • 2+ years' experience working as a Product Design Engineer.
  • Ability to produce engineering drawings to IEC standards.
  • Knowledge and experience of various manufacturing processes suitable for mass production.
  • SolidWorks literate and knowledge of Adobe Illustrator for instructions and illustrations.
  • Able and comfortable with taking ownership of projects assigned.
  • Creative engineering flair.

In return the salary on offer for the Product Design Engineer is up to £35k plus an annual bonus, contributary pension, free fruit and soup days and 4 company social events a year. They are a great company to work for.

They are a great company to work for so if you would like to apply please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com and we'll get back to you.

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Location:
Essex
Design Field:
Lighting Product Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
bonus, contributory pension, socials
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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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