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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 candidate 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 design 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:
Contract Furniture
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
negotiable
Benefits:
£ negotiable plus pension
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Product Designer - North Yorkshire - up to £30,000 (V03787)

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This British nursery brand is renowned for designing beautiful and innovative baby products. They have an award-winning range of contemporary travel systems and lightweight pushchairs and also have a successful home and nursery division, designing beautifully crafted furniture sets and baby bedding. Key to their success is a strong, evolving product range with an uncompromising approach to quality.

They are now looking to expand their Hardware Product Design and Development team by the addition of another Product Designer. You will be delivering workable, marketable and breakthrough solutions to new product developments and derivative developments of existing products alongside assisting with embedding SolidWorks CAD capability into the Design Department.

Key responsibilities for the Product Designer include:

  • Producing well-conceived and communicated design concepts and solutions
  • To be involved in the whole development process from concept sketch generation to production in the Far East and post launch improvements
  • Working to clearly defined deadlines and delivering to the deadlines
  • Working closely with the internal technical department and external suppliers' engineers to ensure total product reliability
  • Producing 3D SolidWorks CAD models
  • Producing 3D soft and hard models and assisting in the production of prototypes
  • Presentation of designs and concepts to internal and external audiences
  • Foreign travel as necessary to fulfil the role
  • Participation in trade shows and sales conferences

Salary:
£25k to £30k dependant on experience plus healthcare plan, laptop and phone. They also have regular social events run by their social committee including both a Summer and a Christmas event.

In return the Product Designer will need: a minimum of 2 years’ in industry within a manufacturing environment; good sketching ability and concept generation skills; knowledge of NPD processes; fluency in SolidWorks (3D printing and prototyping would be useful).

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

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Location:
North Yorkshire
Design Field:
Product Consumer Goods
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Benefits:
healthcare plan and phone
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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.

Marketing Assistant (Client Advert) - Hampshire - negotiable (V03775)

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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.

At Morgan we believe the design and manufacture of truly original, high-quality furniture is the result of passion, care, design integrity, experience, craftsmanship and an unfaltering dedication to quality. This commitment could not be realised without fully integrating the design and manufacturing processes. At our factory and studio in Hampshire we start the process with trees and finish with beautifully crafted chairs.

Marketing Assistant role:

  • Maintain and improve Social Media activity: update Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn with new imagery. Help to schedule interesting and unique content for Twitter and Instagram.
  • Create Blogs and Newsletters: suggest topic ideas, stories, case study features and create using Mailchimp.
  • Source Morgan case study photography and photograph factory processes.
  • Research and create mood boards with current trends, products and projects for the design and sales departments.
  • Maintain the London showroom and factory showroom to a high standard and keep internal communications and display up-to-date and visually on brand.
  • Create sales presentation documents - update regularly with new product and case study images.
  • Communicate with PR agent, research advertising opportunities and keep the press cuttings book updated.

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will be a design graduate with a passion for design and marketing. They will be based at the Morgan headquarters in Southbourne, near Chichester. They will have good organisational skills, ability to work to deadlines and understand the requirements and importance of promoting a brand and following brand guidelines. Photoshop and Illustrator skills are required.

Please apply with your CV and portfolio (quoting ref V03775) to Steph McMahon smcmahon@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:
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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.

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.

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.
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