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Junior 3D Exhibition Designer - West Midlands - negotiable (V03800)

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This multi-award winning design and build company provide bespoke exhibition stand solutions, creating superior temporary environments for some of the World's most recognised brands to do business in. Every project they undertake is designed, managed and built in-house at their premises by a skilled and knowledgeable team whose proactive approach guarantees the brief is met at every stage and within budget.

They are currently looking for a Junior 3D Exhibition Designer to assist in their work within the exhibition industry. As part of your job you will be creating 3D visuals and technical drawings, liaising with clients throughout a project and carrying out ongoing research into design trends and creative innovations.

Skills and experience required for the Junior 3D Exhibition Designer:

  • This opportunity would suit a recent graduate with a product design related degree or someone with a design or architecture background and some industry experience
  • You will have experience of AutoCAD and 3D Studio Max
  • Experience with Adobe CS3 will also be needed (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign)
  • The candidate needs to have a strong work ethic, as well as being able to work closely with the rest of the team
  • You need to be organised and capable of working on several different projects at a time showing your flexibility within their role

As a growing company there are plenty of opportunities for development and for the successful candidate to expand the role.

If this is of interest please apply by sending us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com. All applicants will receive a reply.

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Location:
West Midlands
Design Field:
Events and Exhibitions
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£TBC plus 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 (Client Advert) - Hampshire - negotiable (V03789)

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Morgan Furniture is a wholly British design orientated business making seating and tables for the contract market from its dedicated factory in Hampshire.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a furniture designer to join our design-led manufacturing business and contribute to the design and development of new collections for the Hospitality, Cruise and Workplace markets.

Having studied either furniture or product design you will be working alongside the product designers, prototyping and production team to develop new products from concept to production.

Experience and skills required for the Furniture Designer:

  • Experience from the furniture industry essential
  • Creative and innovative, adding value to the design process
  • CAD proficient, good knowledge of SolidWorks
  • Ability to produce clear, accurate manufacturing drawings
  • Ability to work within a team with good communication skills
  • Good practical skills and an understanding of technical detailing of products
  • Project managing and controlling progress according to set launch dates

Please apply with your CV and portfolio (quoting ref V03789) to Erin Johnson at ejohnson@morganfurniture.co.uk.

For further information on our company please visit our website www.morganfurniture.co.uk.

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Location:
Hampshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£negotiable plus pension
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Design Account Executive - London - up to £25,000 (V03796)

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This company designs and supplies clients spanning the Globe with bespoke luxury items for the hotel and hospitality marketplace. Their specialism is in the design and production of products made in a variety of materials ranging from wood, stone, leather, glass, metal, resin and melamine.

The duties of the Business Account Executive involve establishing relationships with new clients who have new orders to process, whilst managing the needs of existing clients. The emphasis of the role is providing an ongoing service package for clients. You will be the first point of contact for clients when they have an order that needs to be processed. As the Business Account Executive, you will follow all orders from the start until they have been delivered to the client's site. Due to the nature of clients it is extremely important that the post holder has an excellent understanding of the luxury world of five-star hotels and restaurants.

Requirements and skills needed for the Business Account Executive:

  • Able to work closely with procurement, product design and transport departments to meet the needs of clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to deal with any issues in a fast, calm and efficient way
  • Good at developing relationships with clients and understanding their business
  • Genuine interest or background from the design sector
  • An understanding of bespoke and luxury items

If this sounds of interest please contact us with your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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

Joinery and Furniture Designer - Berkshire - up to £35,000 (V03791)

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This company creates joinery pieces for some of the finest commercial interiors being designed in the UK today. Operating nationwide from their factory and offices in Berkshire they offer total management of joinery packages, from initial site survey through to installation.

They are currently seeking an additional Technical Designer to join the team and work with a comprehensive range of materials and designs for high-end companies throughout the capital. Some of their recent projects have been for Red Bull, Maclaren Motorsport, Houzz and LinkedIn.

The Joinery and Furniture Designer remit will be to:

  • Create concept designs, rendering and turning them into ready-to-manufacture technical drawings
  • Produce complete and checked technical drawings
  • Research technical details of components, materials and designs used, to ensure fit-for-purpose
  • Where possible, engineer designs to be as efficient as possible for manufacture
  • Research new solutions to technical issues
  • Participate in company and departmental discussions about improvements and innovation

Experience and skills required for the Joinery and Furniture Designer are:

  • Experience working with Solid Edge or SolidWorks 3D design software
  • Experience of producing joinery drawings with preferably hands-on knowledge in manufacturing and assembly
  • Manufacturing and pre-installation construction takes place in house, so good communication skills are required to resolve any potential design and material issues
  • Take offs for CNC milling and other outsourced material production will also be required directly from the CAD drawings, so accuracy is vital
  • Experience in the commercial interior sector is also a benefit
  • Self-confident, pro-active and a genuine interest in the sector

A good salary is on offer along with paid over-time if needed. 22 days holiday increasing by 1 day every 2 years to a maximum of 25 days. Lunch is provided by the company and there is parking space on the premises.

Please apply by sending us your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Berkshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Joinery
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
lunch provided, 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.

Junior Product Designer - London - up to £24,000 (V03790)

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This company specialises in the design and manufacture of lighting and furnishing products and as one of the leading suppliers to the interior designer and specifiers market, their products have earned a reputation of being extremely well made and beautifully designed.

The company is looking for an Assistant Product Designer to work on the design and development of 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 Product Designer role also includes:

  • Utilising SolidWorks for product design and the completion of detailed technical drawings for manufacture
  • The generation of 3D models and concept renders
  • Communicating manufacturing methods and technical specifications to suppliers
  • The completion of informative product documentation and instructions
  • Helping to ensure that all quality and technical product standards are met

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Educated in a relevant degree discipline such as Product Design or Design Engineering
  • Some industry experience with SolidWorks and a competent user of Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to project manage and problem solve
  • Must be able to organise their own time to meet project deadlines
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and suppliers when necessary
  • Understanding of design for manufacture and engineering concepts and materials
  • A keen eye for quality and design with great attention to detail

Based near Wimbledon, this is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a creative working environment, in a role that would offer an individual the chance to develop their own skills in the high-end interior industry.

Please send your CV along with a portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com if you would like to apply.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 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 - Lighting - Hampshire - up to £24,000 (V03785)

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This company specialises in the design and manufacture of lighting and furnishing products and as one of the leading suppliers to the interior designer and specifiers market, their products have earned a reputation of being extremely well made and beautifully designed.

The company is looking for an Assistant Product Designer to work on the design and development of 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. You will also be required to solve engineering problems should they arise and comfortably manage your own time and workload in a fast-paced design environment.

The Assistant Product Designer role also includes:

  • Utilising SolidWorks for product design and the completion of detailed technical drawings for manufacture
  • The generation of 3D models and concept renders
  • Communicating manufacturing methods and technical specifications to suppliers
  • The completion of informative product documentation and instructions
  • Helping to ensure that all quality and technical product standards are met

Experience and Skills Required for the Assistant Product Designer:

  • Educated in a relevant degree discipline such as Product Design or Design Engineering
  • Some industry experience in using SolidWorks and a competent user of Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to project manage and problem solve
  • Must be able to organise their own time to meet project deadlines
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and suppliers when necessary
  • Experience of design for manufacture and understanding of engineering concepts and materials
  • A keen eye for quality and design with great attention to detail


This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Product Designer to be a part of a creative working environment, in a role that would offer an individual the chance to develop their own skills in the high-end interior industry.

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

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Location:
Hampshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £24,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension and 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.

Design Manager - Hampshire - up to £34,000 (V03784)

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This company specialises in the design and manufacture of lighting and furnishing products and as one of the leading suppliers to the interior designer and specifiers market, their products have earned a reputation of being extremely well made and beautifully designed.

They are looking to recruit a Technical Design Manager to manage the workload of the small design team and project manage the technical compliance and design of their new product range.

You will be required to manage the critical path of the development process, working closely with the team to design products that are suitable for market, as well as the maintenance of their extensive back catalogue of products. This will include, reverse engineering and product design, and the generation and cataloguing of technical drawings for manufacture. You will also be required to solve engineering problems should they arise and comfortably manage the team's time and workload in a fast-paced design environment.

Experience and Skills Required for the Technical Design Manager:

  • Able to produce complex technical drawings for manufacture
  • Educated in a relevant degree discipline such as Product Design or Design Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a relevant field, lighting would be an advantage
  • Industry experience using SolidWorks, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office
  • The ability to project manage and problem solve
  • The ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and suppliers
  • Experience of design for manufacture and an understanding of engineering concepts and processes with materials including metals, glass and ceramics
  • A keen eye for quality and design with great attention to detail

Summary of skills needed for the Technical Design Manager are; Product Design, Technical Design, SolidWorks, Illustrator and Design for Manufacture and in return you will be working in a location near to a beautiful historical town, on some amazing projects. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a creative working environment, in a role that would offer an individual the chance to develop their own skills in the high-end interior industry.

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

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Location:
Hampshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Lighting Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£32,000 - £34,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension and 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.

Furniture Designer - London - up to £40,000 (V03767)

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Featured regularly in the press, this design studio counts many serious art collectors as their clients and their experience covers both historical and contemporary interiors, bespoke furniture, lighting and pieces of artwork celebrating artisan crafts and the finest materials. 

They currently have a vacancy available for a Furniture Designer to take responsibility for both the design and manufacturing procedures of projects, researching materials and finishes, attending client meetings, liaising with workshops and seeing through to installation. 

Person / Experience Required:

  • At least 2 year's experience with bespoke furniture
  • Able to read layout drawings, floor finish plans, ceiling plans and elevations
  • Fluency in Rhino (or similar), InDesign, SketchUp and Excel
  • Good hand-sketching skills
  • Understanding of upholstery would be beneficial
  • Technical minded with knowledge of design and manufacturing processes

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 - £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 - Hertfordshire - up to £25,000 (V03763)

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This company specialise in producing high-end bespoke furniture and joinery from concept through to design, manufacture and installation, covering a wide variety of projects both domestic and commercial as well as one-off commissions.

With a busy workload they are looking for a technically minded designer who can produce detailed working drawings based upon the concepts of architects and interior designers. In essence to make their clients' ideas a reality.

You will also be:

  • Issuing clear and concise technical drawings for their in-house manufacturing team.
  • Liaising with Project Managers and other members of the team to meet internal and external deadlines.
  • Producing schedules and cutting lists.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A sound knowledge of the furniture and joinery manufacturing industry and post studies experience
  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • The ability to extract components from AutoCAD drawings for CNC machining would be a distinct advantage
  • You should have a keen eye for detail, be self-motivated and have good written and verbal communication skills

If this sounds of interest please send us your CV and examples of work to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Hertfordshire
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£24,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension, free parking
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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 Technician - Norfolk - up to £34,000 (V03757)

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This British Company manufactures beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery work for a global network of clients. 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.

They work on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms, games rooms and yachts and are opening a new additional workshop to which they are recruiting both a Senior and Junior/Midweight Furniture Draughtsperson to join this growing design and technical team.

Objectives and requirements:

  • To take a brief and/or sketched concept and work into production drawings and 3D CAD renders using SolidWorks
  • You will need some past experience in a wood based environment - joinery, shopfitting or cabinet making to make improvements or modifications to designs
  • Liaise with other departments using your good communication skills
  • To work as part of a team to create effective working relationships
  • Appreciating their end of the marketplace with attention to detail and careful considerations of materials and techniques

If this sounds of interest then please call Pippa Baker on 01920486125 to discuss or send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£24,000 - £34,000 per annum
Benefits:
profit share, 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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