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3D Designer - London - negotiable (V03712)

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This creative studio works with some of the most exciting luxury brands and is seeking a Designer / Creative Manager to join their close-knit team.

They design, build and deliver bespoke retail experiences and roll out across in-store installs, window designs, pop-ups and events. They have a relaxed, busy but fun studio atmosphere where it is all collaborative.

The role will be to:

  • Develop creative proposals, pushing the boundaries in line with the company's ethos
  • Communicate and generate ideas through quick hand sketches then following this process through to 2D and 3D visions
  • Create technical plans, package and artworks ready for production
  • Deliver high quality visualisations for presentation to the clients
  • Budget and time track Client Briefs and manage Freelance Designers
  • Liaise directly with clients to receive initial briefs and feedback from submitted proposals

Person / Experience Required:

  • Fully proficient in 3D software and rendering software
  • Fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience working on a variety of design projects for luxury brands including retail and visual merchandising
  • Commercially aware, being up to date with current trends and keeping an eye on the design industry
  • An understanding of the retail luxury field and able to develop commercially driven concepts
  • A high level of organisation and the ability to multitask whilst working to tight deadlines
  • Positive and can-do attitude

Please note, this is not a graphic design position and candidates must have 3D software and rendering experience.

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Retail Design
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.

Mechanical Development Engineer - Buckinghamshire - up to £34,000 (V03707)

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This company develop and create innovative low-energy building services solutions, by maximising naturally available energy from the wind and the sun. Their products help to reduce costs, energy consumption and carbon footprints, helping us all to build for a better future.

Currently they work in four main areas; natural lighting, natural ventilation, natural cooling and hybrid ventilation.

Their focus for 2019 is to increase their mechanical ventilation offering and build their project portfolio of mechanical / active cooling solutions. To this end they seek a Mechanical Development Engineer. Reporting to the Technical Director, the position primarily involves New Product Development (NPD) and existing product enhancement. You will be required to work within a multi-disciplinary team to develop new products from concept through to product launch and integration within the organisation. You will have a proven track record of NPD, working in a 3D environment to develop and test prior to manufacture.

The position will be office based at the company's Head Office in High Wycombe with a requirement to visit construction sites across the UK as necessary. The ideal individual will be interested in renewable and low carbon technologies and will be able to work efficiently to meet deadlines.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • At least 3+ years' experience in a design position
  • Able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • Proficient in FEA use and Fluid Flow simulation
  • Motivated self-starter with strong problem solving and decision making skills
  • Able to organise and prioritise workload effectively paying attention to important details and can be relied upon to produce high quality work
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of CE Certification process
  • Knowledge of the Commercial Ventilation industry would be of benefit
  • Confident, responsible and reliable individual, comfortable to contribute effectively to team effort but also the desire to take on a project and lead a team to a successful conclusion
  • Current valid UK driving licence

Salary will be awarded dependent on experience, up to the order of £36K. After a probation period, excellent corporate benefits are included.

Company Benefits: Standard Life pension, Private Healthcare, Generous holiday entitlements including flexible purchase scheme, Regular training and career development, Cycle to work scheme, Eye care Vouchers, Childcare vouchers, Long service awards.

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

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Location:
Buckinghamshire
Design Field:
Low-energy Products
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £34,000 per annum
Benefits:
large benefits package
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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.

Designer for Gifting Products - London - negotiable (V03692)

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This premiums agency designs giftware, promotional products and packaging for some of the world’s leading luxury brands and are currently looking for a designer for their giftware and hard goods section.

They are currently looking for someone who is a quick and innovative individual, with a degree in Product/Design/Fashion and excellent visualization and Illustrator skills, as well as experience of Microsoft Office. The ability to use a digital SLR camera and knowledge about studio lighting would be a bonus.

The Role:

  • Interpreting briefs and developing concepts to meet commercial needs
  • Production of high quality visuals using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
  • Creation of technical drawings/tech packs for manufacturing
  • Trend researching and compilation of reports
  • Presenting finalised concepts to clients and or internal sales teams
  • Creation of print ready artwork files, adhering to client/brand guidelines


Other attributes sought:

  • 3+ years In-house experience or within a studio environment
  • Experience in creating trend setting gifts, accessories, homeware and stationery
  • Communicative, cheerful and open-minded
  • Strong typographic eye and the awareness of the importance in adhering to a client’s brand equity
  • Good overall organization skills
  • Team-player, enthusiastic and supportive of other team members

You will need to have a car as their offices are not within easy access to stations, if this sounds of interest please send in your CV and Portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Giftware Products
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£neg + bonus, 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.

Junior Designer - London - up to £20,000 (V03687)

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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 Junior Designer to work in the 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:

  • CAD proficient, with experience using AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Competent in preparing technical drawings from sketches so an architectural background would be beneficial
  • Some relevant work experience already gained
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to use initiative, self-motivated and a determined nature
  • Good organisational skills and able to manage workload effectively

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

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Location:
London
Design Field:
Audio Visual Technology
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£20,000 - £20,000 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.

Project Manager and Production Coordinator roles - London - negotiable (V03674)

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Our client is an innovative and pioneering gallery of original and unique furniture and products. Championing and showcasing the work of designers who are both new and world famous and also producing custom, bespoke pieces, they have grown to be renowned for the work they create.

Two exciting roles have been created to work with the directors and team as well as internationally renowned artists. They are looking for an experienced, team player, with an exceptional eye and attention to detail.

This person will need to understand what is required to work at the top end of the luxury sector, is forward thinking and able to spot any potential problems or delays before they occur. They work with clients who demand the highest quality and specification and the closely knit team are all experts in each of their various fields, passionate about their work.

They are looking for candidates who have the following skills:

  • Strong administration skills and experience with a CRM database
  • Being able to coordinate POs, shipping, etc. working with the project managers
  • Ability to multitask and stay calm under-pressure
  • High attention to detail, dimensions, finishes
  • Good communication skills internal and external (using specialist and non-specialist language)
  • Able to work with multiple members in team across different manufacturers and projects
  • Languages (preferred but not essential): French, Italian
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes (including but not limited to, fabrication, casting, moulding GRP, engineering processes, upholstery, as well as traditional woodworking techniques)
  • Experience gained from the furniture sector

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

project-manager-jobs

Location:
London
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
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 Design Technician - Norfolk - up to £35,000 (V03639)

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This leading British manufacturer of beautiful bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery work with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. 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.

Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they work on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms and games rooms. They currently have an opening for a Furniture Technician to join their design and technical team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Skilled in 3D CAD, ideally SolidWorks
  • At least 3 years' experience in a wood based environment - joinery, shopfitting or cabinet making
  • CNC and / or hands-on cabinet making experience would be beneficial
  • Good interpersonal skills to create effective working relationships

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

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Location:
Norfolk
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£28,000 - £35,000 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 Prototyper / Furniture Maker - Kent - up to £25,000 (V03613)

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This company provides contract furniture into spaces with demanding needs. Their furniture is designed to enhance challenging environments, from high-traffic footfall areas such as receptions and waiting rooms to high security buildings such prisons.

To help with their growth and react to their increasingly busy workload they have created a new key position of Prototyper. The main remit is to build and amend prototypes for new products being developed. This includes building prototypes from new as well as amending existing items.

Duties include constructing new Prototypes from sketches or manufacturing drawings, amending existing prototypes received from suppliers, advising on foams / webbing / construction of frame, advising on improvements with regard to design and upholstery at concept stage and providing input for value engineering.

They ideally want someone that likes a challenge and has lots of initiative as well as upholstery skills. There will be other projects apart from upholstery so they need you to be flexible also

Person / Experience Required:

  • Experience in upholstery
  • Good carpentry skills and experience in timber carcass building
  • Good numeracy and accuracy
  • A knowledge of fabrics, foam and furniture materials
  • Able to use initiative to solve problems
  • Knowledge/experience with customer and manufacturing drawings

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

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Location:
Kent
Design Field:
Contract Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Benefits:
pension + free lunches
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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 Designer / Product Designer - Oxfordshire - up to £35,000 (V03573)

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This company designs bespoke custom built exhibition stands, from double-decker exhibition stands to conference and stage sets. They handle all exhibition requirements in-house including graphic and logo printing, AV, lighting, stand transport and storage. They also create displays and signage for offices and showrooms.

They are currently looking for someone with a strong understanding of construction techniques and 3D Design with the ability to populate designs with interesting graphics. You will then go on to produce working drawings for the build process and manage any graphic provision through the progress of projects.

Person / Experience Required:

  • A Designer who can demonstrate excellent visualisation skills and the ability to produce precise and accurate working drawings
  • Fluent in AutoCAD, 3DStudio Max, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • A minimum of 3 years' relevant experience in exhibition design
  • Able to work to tight deadlines
  • A working knowledge of VectorWorks would be an advantage
  • A creative with good concept skills

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

exhibition-design-jobs

Location:
Oxfordshire
Design Field:
Exhibition Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £35,000 per annum
Benefits:
company 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 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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