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Kitchen Designer / Project Manager - London - up to £30,000 (V03647)

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This leading artisan in professional home kitchens create handcrafted pieces in their renowned sleek industrial style. With an opulent look, each cabinet and metalwork detail is crafted with an eye for beauty in Italy and they are currently seeking an individual to join their small and growing team based in their London Showroom.

This role would suit a designer who has an architectural mind and who can advise on the design and layout of large kitchens including any structural changes. It will be an organisational and client facing role so your presence, communication skills and commercial head will be important. You will also be expected to monitor and manage the project through to installation, liaising with the technical design team. There will be regular travel to clients and trade shows and an initial visit to the Head Office in Italy for training.

Person / Experience Required:

  • 4+ years' experience on residential projects or from the kitchen sector
  • AutoCAD literacy and Photoshop would be a distinct advantage
  • Commercially aware with a marketing mind
  • Professional and smart in appearance
  • Both creative and technically minded
  • Proactive, organised and self-motivated
  • Excellent spoken and written English

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 Kitchen Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£26,000 - £30,000 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.

Workshop Manager - Essex - up to £30,000 (V03641)

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join this theatrical design and production company and take the lead in running 14,000 sq. ft. workshop and yard production space.

This family run business produce and deliver a diverse range of sets and props for events, product launches, exhibitions, sampling campaigns and experiential marketing projects with high levels of customer service and quality finish. Their in-house services include event design and production, project management, spray finishing, sewing and costume, operations, logistics and storage. They also love dogs and have a special dog creche on site.

As the Workshop Manager you will be responsible for the full end to end production build for all projects - taking the lead on production builds from brief through to delivery. Managing the workshop space, outside yard and storage containers you will oversee a sub contract production team which can vary in size from 1 to 20, depending on each project.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Ideally from a theatrical or exhibition background with experience in production of a broad range of sets, props and modular units, at a senior level
  • Adaptable, flexible with an accommodating attitude
  • An understanding of the ever changing demands of high-end brands is essential
  • Strong leadership and production skills and able to work under pressure with often tight deadlines
  • Experience with software including AutoCAD / SketchUp would be an added benefit
  • Qualification or experience in health and safety compliance and buildings maintenance would be an added benefit but is not essential

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

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Location:
Essex
Design Field:
Events Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£30,000 - £30,000 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 - Norfolk - up to £42,000 (V03640)

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This leading British manufacturer of bespoke furniture, cabinetry and specialist joinery works closely with prominent private, professional and commercial clients worldwide. Experienced in all aspects of joinery manufacture and installation, they work closely with main contractors, designers and architects on both classical and contemporary interiors including dressing rooms, staircases and libraries, cinemas, wine rooms and games rooms.

Ever busy, they are currently seeking a Project Manager to manage and maintain programmes to meet both Company and Client objectives. As well as running these projects and being responsible for their team's performance and output the Project Managers also assist in the bidding / winning process in order to maximise the commercial advantage.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Project Management experience from within cabinet making / furniture / joinery / interior design industry
  • The ability to manage and lead intern members of a project team
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of financials around projects
  • Able to demonstrate a clear understanding of AutoCAD to read and amend drawings for manufacture
  • An uderstanding of basic revenue models and P/L forecasts
  • Experience of making efficient use of resources and controlling costs

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:
£38,000 - £42,000 per annum
Benefits:
profit share, bonus + 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 - North West England - up to £52,000 (V03509)

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Known for creative design and pioneering craftsmanship, this company combines traditional hand skills with advanced materials and technology to create award-winning furniture for yachts and houses throughout the world.

This ambitious company is growing to meet the worldwide demand for its luxury furniture. With state of the art in-house production facilities and a creative and technical studio they are seeking an additional Project Manager.

The successful candidate will manage the engineers within the team and oversee project management and delivery of a projects from concept design to handover of iconic yacht and residential projects worldwide.

Person / Experience Required:

  • Ability to manage furniture projects to a value in excess of  £1m from design concept through to client handover
  • Ability to plan and schedule with your team to exceed client's expectations
  • At least 5 years' bespoke furniture making and construction knowledge at a luxury level
  • Proven experience of CAD software skills with 3D an advantage
  • Excellent leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work and travel worldwide outside normal working hours when required

If  this sounds like you, then please send your CV in to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Location:
North West England
Design Field:
Bespoke Furniture Design
Job Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£38,000 - £52,000 per annum
Benefits:
6% pension, bonus + 30 days hols
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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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