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Product Design Engineer - London - up to £40,000 (V03804)

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This business is at the forefront of workplace and education furniture design, producing some of the most successful co-created workplace solutions with major international clients, and best-selling education sector seating too.

They are currently looking for a design engineer to support the Design Manager, maintaining and building the CAD infrastructure, supporting day-to-day design work and interfacing with other sales, design and customer support functions. The role will also progress into designing and developing new products.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced design engineer with a strong knowledge of Autodesk Inventor, i-Logic programming (preferably) and 3D visualisation to work within the lively in-house design team. You will need to be an excellent communicator with a mix of technical skills and an understanding of design and aesthetics, the sort of individual that is keen to learn and thrives in a busy and close team. Experience working with furniture is also needed.

Main responsibilities for the Design Engineer are:

  • Working with the sales team and clients to provide solutions for customer driven design briefs
  • Customer site visits and surveys
  • Designing customised products for specific client requirements
  • Producing assembly diagrams and instructions
  • Producing detailed space plans and extracting product data
  • Providing lists of components and quoting
  • Maintaining and developing furniture space planning design and quotation system using Autodesk's Factory Design Suite and i-Logic
  • Producing 3D visuals from assembly drawings

To apply and find out more please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com. All applications via our website will receive a reply.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Workplace 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.

Metalworker / Brazier / Coppersmith - London - up to £38,000 (V03803)

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This atelier design studio and workshop produces unique, custom-made sculptural design. Initially producing furniture and lighting they have expanded their work and today their pieces can be found in some of the most fascinating and beautiful properties in the world.

They are recruiting for an experienced and talented metalsmith craftsperson to join their creative and friendly production workshop team. This is a position which would suit a person who is time-served working in fine art bronze foundries or artist / design studios, involved in manufacturing high quality functional interior products or sculpture, in metals such as bronze, brass and steel.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Metalworker

  • Fabrication of brass lighting or furniture from raw materials
  • Fabrication of steel or iron lighting or furniture
  • Ability to train others in metalwork processes
  • Assembly of cast bronze components to create functional sculptural products
  • TIG Welding, Silver Soldering, Soft Soldering and Metal Chasing
  • Jig and pattern making
  • Fabrication of brass components
  • Lathe Work and polishing

Person and Experience Required for the Metalworker:

  • Typically 10 years' experience particularly in bronze and brass
  • Experience within the arts or interior product manufacturing is important
  • Proven experience in making high-end sculptural products
  • Knowledge of luxury furniture and lighting manufacturing
  • Demonstrable skills, taking a brief through to completion
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and teamworking skills
  • Showing integrity, focus and professionalism
  • London based

If this sounds a good fit then please send in your CV to recruit@careersindesign.com. All applications via our website will receive a reply.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Interior Products and Sculpture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£31,000 - £38,000 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.

Junior Furniture Designer - Devon - negotiable (V03802)

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A new and exciting opportunity has come up for a Junior Furniture Designer to join this well-established company of furniture designers and makers who manufacture custom made furniture for high-end residential projects in the UK and abroad.

Main areas of responsibility for the Junior Furniture Designer would include:

  • Client liaison
  • Design Development
  • Site surveys
  • Researching and integrating fittings
  • The production of presentation and working drawings to the highest standards
  • Briefing makers and regular visits to workshop to ensure work is being made as intended

Experience and Skills Required for the Junior Furniture Designer:

  • Qualification in Furniture Design / Manufacture to HND or Degree level or similar
  • Good knowledge of AutoCAD or SolidWorks for producing working drawings
  • A basic understanding of furniture production methods and materials
  • Experience of making furniture would be advantageous

If the location and job are of interest then please send us your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com. All applications via our website will receive a reply.

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Location:
Devon
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£neg 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.

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 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 3D Exhibition Designer:

  • This opportunity would suit a recent graduate with a product design or achitecturally related degree and some industry experience with exhibitions
  • You will have experience of AutoCAD and 3D Studio Max
  • Experience with Adobe CS3 (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.

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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Sorry but this vacancy is now at offer and acceptance stage.

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 - Hampshire - up to £24,000 (V03785)

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This company specialises in the design and manufacture of lighting 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 a Junior 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 Junior Product Designer role will not be solely task based; there will be an element of discussion and negotiation with people internally and with external suppliers.

Experience and Skills required for the Junior product Designer role:

  • 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 InDesign
  • The ability to produce technical drawings for manufacture and show evidence in your portfolio of designs for final manufacturing process (not just prototyping)
  • Must be able to organise their own time to meet project deadlines
  • Should have the ability to project manage and show examples of problem solving
  • 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 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.

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.

Junior Design Engineer - Lancashire - negotiable (V03701)

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This long established manufacturer of heaters, stoves and range cookers has always lead with technical innovation, building products that last and with a strong backbone built on traditional values.

All manufacturing takes place at the Company's premises and with ambitious plans for the next generation of new products they are interested in applications from enthusiastic and talented Junior Design Engineers.

This role will involve assisting in the development process for both new products and current products. The role also includes market research, creating concepts, prototyping and testing all through to manufacture.

You will be degree qualified and have gained work experience from a product specific role within a manufacturing environment. A practical individual you should be logical with an organised way of working. They use SolidWorks for manufacturing drawings and renders so ideally you will be familiar with this package.

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

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Location:
Lancashire
Design Field:
Stoves & Range Cookers
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
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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Product designer jobs are available across the design industry, from positions in small and medium-sized enterprises, to vacancies with some of the largest corporations in the global marketplace. With such a range of possibilities, it can be difficult to choose which of the available product designer jobs is the best for you.

Luckily, Careers in Design is here to help. Quite aside from assisting you with your CV to ensure that it shows you in the best possible light, we also scour through our available job listings in order to find a job vacancy that matches not only your work history, but also your future ambitions.

Our corporate clients post their vacancies with us from all over the world, because they know that we do more to match the right candidate with the right position than any other recruitment company.

While your job history and technical qualifications will be important, there are other strengths that a potential employer is looking for in a prospective candidate. As a product designer, you will be expected to liaise with clients and customers to discuss what they want from the product, so strong interpersonal and presentation skills are an absolute must. You will need a good working knowledge of design techniques and material qualities, as well as experience with CAD and other design software.

Of greatest importance when applying for a product designer job is demonstrating a creative flair. Depending on the role, you may be responsible for a product from its initial sketches through to its first production run, and you will need to maintain that spark of creativity (and its practical application, of course) throughout.

Finding product designer jobs on our website is easy: use the menus at the top to filter through our positions available, to narrow down your search for jobs in your sector and location.

Are you a product designer, looking for the next step along your career path? Register with Careers in Design today, and let us help you find it.

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