Job: Head of Design, London

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Title Head of Design, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent (FILLED)
Salary £45,000 to £55,000 plus Bonus
Vacancy Number V03254
Details

WE HAVE FILLED THIS VACANCY.

This company offers understated, premium-quality kitchens with cabinetry designed and made to order in their UK workshop. With a number of showrooms nationwide they build their furniture using traditional framed construction including rigid, tongue and groove manufacturing and dovetail jointing. Looking ahead at evolving trends, customer expectations and the future look of showrooms, including further expansion, a new role has been created, Head of Design reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director.

The role involves ensuring the image and retail environment of all their showrooms is consistent with the brand values of the company and project managing the opening of new showrooms. You’ll also be coordinating new product development, including the sourcing of accessories, consistent with the company’s brand values and target customer needs.

The ideal candidate will have a relevant degree and experience in the product design or furniture design field with at least 5 years’ experience in the premium retail home improvement or furniture sectors. You’ll also need to be proficient in CAD and technical product development, commercially astute, self-assured and able to represent ideas and concepts whilst taking account of other points of view or opinions. An understanding of brand strategy and the effects of this strategy on showroom and product development is also needed.

Salary will be in the range of £45,000 to £55,000 plus bonus. Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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