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Title Assistant Project Manager, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 to £35,000 plus pension
Vacancy Number V03774
Details

This business has been designing and building commercial offices for over 10 years. Family run, their culture is really important to them as they are essentially a company of likeminded people who believe that everyone deserves a great place to work. They are currently looking to add to their Project Team with an individual who is experienced within the area of Commercial Office Design and Build. You will be site-based working alongside the site Project Manager and sub-contractors.

Key Responsibilities Include: Setting up site and keeping it clean and tidy at all times; Arranging team, site and client meetings; Managing an Information Required Schedule (IRS); Managing all subcontractors and trades on site and overseeing the Health & Safety; Instructing sub-contractors and suppliers on site/project works; Issuing small orders and updating the program of works on a weekly basis; Reviewing and commenting on drawings; Booking of sub-contractors onto the project to meet the program; Snagging and raising issues with works teams.

With up to 3 years’ experience of site working and good capabilities with Microsoft Office you’ll need good communication skills (with both the in-house team and when client facing). An understanding of CDM 2015 Regulations will also be needed along with a general understanding of M&E systems and how they work. You’ll be able to read construction drawings and have a flexible approach to travelling and staying away from home on a regular basis. A full and ideally clean driving licence will be needed.

Salary is in the range of £30,000 to £35,000 plus pension. If you are interested in this job opening please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Producer / Junior Project Manager (Set Design & Events), Essex
Location Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £23,000 to £25,000 plus pension
Vacancy Number V03773
Details

This small family run company specialise in Experiential Design, Production and Installation and are proud to count large brands and leading marketing agencies amongst their clients. They provide a range of services from exhibition stands, product launches and bespoke sampling stands to PR stunts, sampling bins and giant props and are theatrical in their approach. They even have a room / crèche dedicated to the staff’s dogs so they can bring them to work!

Based at their offices close to the borders of Essex and Hertfordshire, the Project Manager will be working as part of small Project Management team and the position would suit a candidate who wants to contribute to a growing enterprise and be part of a fun, family-led, often fast-paced production company. You will gain fast, hands-on experience quickly moving to handling smaller and then larger projects working directly with new and existing clients.

With ideally a background from a theatre based course you’ll have experience in Project / Production Management, Stage Management, Event Management and/or Technical Theatre. Project Management skills including working with a production workshop will be needed and you’ll be able to manage and realise projects from costings for budgets through to installation. You must be able to effectively liaise with and manage clients and their expectations and possess the ability to maintain a high level of quality control along with a cost effective, best practice and ecological approach. A full clean driving licence will be needed.

Salary is in the range of £23,000 to £25,000 plus pension. If this sounds like fun and right up your street then please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Architect, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 to £35,000 plus pension and laptop
Vacancy Number V03772
Details

This company offer a comprehensive design service, creating beautifully crafted interiors for discerning clients. The Directors love of form, texture and colour is reflected in their work and they are currently seeking an Interior Architect with experience of luxury residential projects to join the practice. Your main responsibilities will be to carry out the technical detailing, CAD and joinery drawings and specifications for the development of designs and for site construction issue.

With at least 3 years’ experience working as an interior architect in an interior design / architectural practice you’ll be able to demonstrate a practical knowledge of joinery methodology and building practices. You’ll be able to create drawing packages within often tight time constraints using VectorWorks and/or AutoCAD (SketchUp, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop skills would be advantageous). You’ll also be fluent in English, both written and spoken with excellent communication skills.

Salary is in the range of £30,000 to £35,000 plus pension and laptop. If you are interested in this job opening please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer / Showroom Manager, Bahrain
Location Bahrain
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 to £50,000 plus benefits package
Vacancy Number V03769
Details

This well-established architecture and interior design firm based in Bahrain has a clear vision and an eye for detail, creating crisp, clean architecture with rich textures and exceptional furnishings, creating spaces that are both sophisticated and warm. Fundamental considerations for the studio include light, space planning, and the ideal mix of materials and colours to achieve harmonious and functional spaces.

They also own a prestigious store in Bahrain which offers kitchens, bedrooms and walk-in closets displayed in very contemporary surroundings. It is for this showroom that they are seeking an Interior Designer / Showroom Manager to run it.

With good sales skills, your residential interior design experience should include kitchens. You’ll be organised, with strong management skills and have knowledge of running a showroom on a daily basis. Smart, presentable with excellent customer facing skills multiple language skills would be a bonus but not essential.

Salary is in the range of £35,000 to £50,000 plus benefits package. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer, Bahrain
Location Bahrain
Job Type Permanent
Salary £70,000 to £90,000 plus car and phone
Vacancy Number V03768
Details

This well-established architecture and interior design firm based in Bahrain is currently seeking an experienced Interior Designer to manage its interior design division, overseeing a range of residential, retail and hospitality projects for the company’s discerning clients across the Gulf region.

With a clear vision and an eye for detail, they incorporate crisp, clean architecture with rich textures and exceptional furnishings, creating spaces that are both sophisticated and warm. The Designer will work directly with principals to manage and oversee all interiors, finishes, furniture and decoration from project conceptualization through the installation.

With a minimum 7 years’ previous experience in high-end Interior Design you’ll have strong custom furniture, upholstery and drapery detailing and installation experience. Excellent communication skills dealing with clients, contractors and other vendors will be needed along with being capable of delegating and leading junior designers / assistants to carry out multiple projects. You’ll possess a strong work ethic with a great attention to detail along with advanced AutoCAD and SketchUp skills, plus proficiency in PowerPoint, Adobe CS and MS Office.

Salary is in the range of £70,000 to £90,000 plus car and phone. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title 3D Decorative Designer, London / Nottinghamshire
Location London / Nottinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary c£45,000
Vacancy Number V03760
Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 3D Decorative Designer to join this well-established brand that keeps a close eye on seasonal trends and are excited about the new products and designs that are planned across a variety of categories. They have a design studio in both their Nottinghamshire and London offices so the successfully candidate could work in either.

The successful applicant will be innovative and able to think 3 Dimensionally with a focus for driving the design and development of new Home & Garden decorative products. You will be responsible for understanding and developing range content that creates a unique own brand range for the customer of volume driving differentiated product. There will be some travel expected throughout the UK, Europe and the Far East visiting suppliers and exhibitions. They are also considering recruiting a Junior Designer who will be assisting the 3D Decorative Designers.

The role also involves: Presenting trend research and market analysis to the wider teams; Creating original designs that can be utilised across a wide range of product categories; Close management of project deadlines, ensuring projects are delivered to critical path dates; Managing Junior level designers; Fostering links with design Degree course leaders to continue the development of the graduate recruitment scheme.

With 5+ years’ relevant experience plus a furniture, lighting, ceramics or craft degree, you’ll need the ability to research and translate trend information effectively. Excellent drawing skills for illustration creation, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign skills plus the ability to create detailed CAD manufacturing drawings will be required. You must have detailed understanding of substrates and manufacturing capabilities and proven experience in developing profitable product ranges across categories for each season. You’ll also possess strong written and spoken communication skills plus a commercial awareness, with a good understanding of financials.

Salary is c£45,000 plus pension, healthcare and retail discounts. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Surface Pattern and Print Designer, Nottinghamshire
Location Nottinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary c£45,000 + pension, healthcare and retail discounts.
Vacancy Number V03759
Details

A vacancy has arisen for a Surface Pattern & Print Designer to join this well-established brand that keeps a close eye on seasonal trends and who will be excited about creating new designs across their home textiles category. The successful applicant will be innovative and hard-working and happy to work collaboratively with other departments creating original surface pattern and print designs that can be utilised across a wide range of product categories.

The SPP Designer will be responsible for understanding and developing range content that creates a unique own brand range for their customers and there will be travel throughout the UK and abroad including the Far East on a regular basis. They are also considering recruiting a Junior SPP Designer who will be assisting the SPP Designer.

With a Surface Pattern / Print / Textiles degree and 5 + years’ experience in home textiles design you’ll need proven experience in the Retail Industry and excellent surface pattern and print design skills. Excellent drawing skills for illustration creation will be needed along with Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. You must have a detailed understanding of substrates and manufacturing plus proven experience in developing profitable product ranges covering multiple categories for each season. You’ll possess strong written and spoken communication skills and the ability to present product ranges and concepts to cross-functional stakeholders.

Salary is c£45,000 plus pension, healthcare and retail discounts. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Design Manager, Surface Pattern and Print, Nottinghamshire
Location Nottinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus, pension, car allowance and healthcare
Vacancy Number V03758
Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated talented Surface Pattern & Print Design Manager who wants to make an impact on a variety of product categories, and see their influence shape the future of a well-established brand. This is a key strategic role, the post holder must be capable of challenging, influencing, effectively managing relationships and leading and inspiring a team.

You will be responsible for the delivery of commercial trends that bring continuity across the look and feel of categories across the store, and using those trends to design product ranges across the brand. Categories include: Home Decorations & Textiles, Wallpaper, Garden Decorations, Kitchen, Stationery, Storage, Christmas and seasonal events. Other responsibilities include the managing of both the SPP team and the 3D decoration design team, building strong relationships with key stakeholders across retail to ensure successful delivery of ranges and assisting the Design Director with setting the strategic objectives and delivering to the BP plan, whilst managing budgets.

You’ll need a relevant design degree and at least 10 years’ proven experience developing profitable product ranges covering multiple categories and have a good financial understanding of the retail sector. You’ll have a strong knowledge of the trend industry and the ability to translate information from Macro to Micro plus excellent design skills demonstrating a creative approach. Proficient at using industry design software (AVA, Adobe) you’ll possess the ability to present product ranges and concepts to cross-functional stakeholders. Together with a proven ability to manage and motivate a team of design professionals, you’ll have excellent planning and organisation skills and be an assertive and confident decision maker with good project management skills.

International travel will be expected across the year. Supplier visits to the Far East as well as exhibitions across UK and EU.

Salary is in the range of £70,000 to £80,000 plus bonus, pension, car allowance and healthcare. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer – Showhomes (Client Advert), Warwickshire
Location Warwickshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03755
Details

Abode create award-winning, design-lead, showhome interiors for house builders across the entire UK and are looking for a super talented, self-motivated, senior designer to join their team. The right applicant should be in a senior position already with multiple years of proven experience and be comfortable working on interiors with budgets from £40k to £150k+. This position is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a close-knit creative team with design, quality and customer service at their core.

The role will involve: Directing the design with the Creative Director; Maintaining the quality and detail of the designs; Mentoring and managing a design team and infusing the team with the creativity and passion.

You’ll need a minimum of 4 years’ design experience, ideally Showhome Design, but candidates from a similar field would be considered. You’ll be computer literate with Adobe CS and Apple Mac’s. You’ll also be proactive, organised and hard working as well as being happy to work in a small business environment. Your own car will be needed for the sole purpose of travelling to the office.

Salary and accompanying package would reflect a candidate’s skills, experience and ability. You should provide images of your work and a brief career history (quoting ref: V03755) to careers@interiorsbyabode.com. For further information on Interiors by Abode please visit www.interiorsbyabode.com.

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Title Sales Manager / Account Manager, Staffordshire
Location Staffordshire
Salary c£30k plus commission, car, phone, laptop and healthcare scheme
Vacancy Number V03754
Details

This bespoke interior design practice over the last 10 years has flourished into a multi-million pound business with a reputation for great original ideas and design. They work for many major and high-end developers across the country, with their core business being forged in London. In order to develop further, they are seeking a dedicated sales / account manager with the main remit to help in securing new business from the mid-range market with national housebuilders and developers nationwide.

They are ideally looking for someone already working within the design or property development industry with preferably a proven track record in sales. They may consider a designer however who is ready to move their career forward into a new business development role and has strong client liaison and negotiating skills.

You’ll have experience within the interiors marketplace and a strong appreciation of design plus customer service or sales experience. Able to handle and present to clients you’ll be organised, numerate and possess strong interpersonal communication skills (oral, written and presentational). You’ll need to be happy to travel nationwide, visit their studio in Staffordshire regularly and be able to operate self-sufficiently in this partly field based role.

Basic salary c£30k plus commission, car, phone, laptop and healthcare scheme. If this job opportunity sounds of interest then please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03750
Details

SMC are looking for a Senior Interior Designer and Project Manager to expand their current creative team as client work load increases. As a Senior Interior Designer / Project Manager you would have successfully lead a team from inception to completion for a period of 10 years, demonstrating your proven skills at delivering exceptional design, with experience of working on site. Educated to degree or diploma level, applicable knowledge of project management methodologies would be advantageous.

Skills: Ability to create and develop conceptual designs including the skill of using colour and texture; Advanced skills in VectorWorks, Photoshop, SketchUp and MS Office; Knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling); Experience in using CAD software fluently; Some knowledge of Studio software would be advantageous; Self-confident and receptive to constructive feedback; Ability to manage time, generate/manage schedules and work flow of projects efficiently; Quality experience dealing with contractors and sub-teams on site including Architects and Engineers; Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual; Exceptional attention to detail; Ability to understand and generate plans creatively; Familiar with project reporting and documentation requirements; Good communication skills and ability to present at a high level.

Responsibilities: Managing a project efficiently, to program and budget; Managing and briefing design team on live projects, including control and sign-off of their project time logs and attendance; Mentoring and assisting junior and middleweight designers; Managing the procurement of FF&E products; Building and growing existing client relationships; Visualisation and explanation of concepts to others; Developing detailed designs and choosing materials; Working closely with the director and associates, you are expected to use your initiative on following up on new business opportunities and attend networking events within the industry; Going to site and working closely with sub-contractors and clients; Accountable for project deliverables and the approval of project output.

Please send your CV (quoting reference V03750) and a full portfolio to careers@smc-design.com. To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Title Exhibition & Display Designer, Norfolk
Location Norfolk
Job Type Permanent
Salary £24,000 to £28,000 plus discretionary bonus, pension and healthcare
Vacancy Number V03749
Details

In the fast-moving world of creative communications this company have a global reach, delivering spectacular live events, interactive exhibitions, employee engagement gatherings, creative brand identities and bespoke technical solutions. The role of Exhibition & Display Designer is a demanding and exciting role with frequent challenges creating exciting cutting edge designs.

Main Duties include: Creating detailed floor plans and technical drawings using VectorWorks; Producing rendered set visuals/sketches and fly-throughs where appropriate to market their cutting-edge designs; Being an expert in your field by volunteering innovative creative input and bespoke design ideas; Gathering information using available resources in order to cost out a reasonable estimated quotes; Contributing proactively through on-going communication, meetings etc. with all appropriate departments; Taking responsibility for being at the forefront of the design profession by keeping abreast of new developments in design and technology; Being a proactive team member engaging professionally with internal staff whilst also acting as an ambassador for the company externally.

You’ll have 3+ years’ experience in a similar role including some exhibition / display experience. With a high degree of creativity and spatial awareness, you’ll have good problem solving skills plus VectorWorks (or equivalent), Adobe CS and rendering skills. You’ll be a multi-tasker who has the ability to prioritise and manage your own workload and have a desire to be innovative with a positive and flexible approach to work. As a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual with a good sense of humour, you’ll be able to react to change quickly, have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and a driving licence.

Salary is in the range of £24,000 to £28,000 plus discretionary bonus, pension and healthcare. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer, Hereford & Worcester
Location Hereford & Worcester
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 to £40,000 plus bonus, pension and healthcare
Vacancy Number V03747
Details

This well-established company has an excellent reputation as a creator of inspirational showhomes, marketing suites and retirement developments working for some of the biggest names in the UK property industry. They are a creative business, passionate about crafting emotionally engaging and visually entertaining experiences through well-thought-out designs and in-depth consultations.

They can boast a high level of repeat business and recommendations and are currently seeking a Senior Interior Designer to help lead and organise the design team. This role will also have the additional temporary responsibilities of office management to include scheduling of work, design allocation to the designers and liaising with the account managers. These additional duties are due to Maternity leave cover. It is envisaged that the split will be 80% design and 20% admin during this period.

You’ll be Design qualified with 6+ years’ experience including residential and / or showhome projects. With good spatial awareness, you’ll have an understanding of fabrics, colour and styling and be fluent in Photoshop and InDesign. Your portfolio will need to show creative design flair and you’ll need a driving licence.

Salary is in the range of £35,000 to £40,000 plus discretionary bonus, pension and healthcare. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior CAD Technician (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent or Freelance
Salary £Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03746
Details

SMC Design are looking for strong Interior CAD Technicians to join its team in London. As a result of continued growth and an ever-expanding client base, they are looking to recruit talented technical designers with experience in hospitality, retail and F&B interior design.

They deliver award winning designs for clients around the world across all disciplines of hospitality, retail and F&B interior design. They are looking for experienced technical designers, to work on freelance or permanent contracts. SMC Design are based in Bermondsey, a vibrant area of London close to London Bridge – full of boutique coffee shops, artisan bakeries and independent restaurants.

Essential criteria for the role: Ability to take on full detailed drawing packages; Experience working on all stages of a project delivery; Experience as a CAD Technician in an Interior Design environment; Strong design and technical ability; Experience in using VectorWorks; Strong communication skills; MS Office skills.

Salary and benefits are competitive and based on candidate experience. Are you looking for a new challenge, or the opportunity to join exciting international projects? Submit your CV, portfolio with good examples of detailed drawings and packages (quoting reference V03746) to careers@smc-design.com. Applications without a portfolio will not be considered. To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Title Graphic Designer / Creative Artworker (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03745
Details

SMC Design are looking for talented Graphic Designers, at both midweight and junior levels, to join their multi-disciplinary design office near London Bridge. Ideally they would be looking for someone who has experience in environmental branding design and creating signage manufacturing drawings. An understanding of architects drawings, elevations, scales and plans plus Branding and Concept & Design Development would be a bonus.

The candidate will be required to deliver innovative and intuitive graphic solutions to work on prestigious leisure projects. Projects include logo design, signage & wayfinding design, brand development, and in-house marketing collateral.

Basic Experience: 3+ years’ studio and client facing experience in a Graphic Design position; Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite – InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop; Cinema 4D, 3D Max (a bonus); An excellent, diverse portfolio of work; Strong Branding design; A broad variety of client / project experience; Ability to work on one’s own and as part of a team; Strong written and spoken English skills; An element of project management may be required so experience would be beneficial to the candidate; Any digital design experience would be beneficial.

As a member of the Graphics team your primary responsibilities will include: Making recommendations for concept, design and art direction for a variety of two and three-dimensional graphics and signage; Preparing photo visualizations and mock-ups of proposed signage for placement, content and/or usage; Leading, coordinating and carrying out extensive signage and graphic packages to a print/production-ready standard; Assisting clients with translating their expressed needs and ideas into concepts, and developing into effective design; Liaising with internal and external resources and being capable of researching and sourcing information quickly and effectively; Preparing detailed drawings of signage designs; Participating in project team meetings internally and externally and being comfortable presenting ideas and designs; Maintaining accurate files and records; Managing personal work flow and schedule; Assisting in the preparation of bids and marketing materials.

Please send your CV and Portfolio in a pdf format to careers@smc-design.com (quoting reference V03745). Any URLs of website links should be in the portfolio as a hyperlink. Please do not send portfolios with large amounts of editorial work as this is not the skill set that they are looking for. They are looking for candidates with excellent Illustrator and InDesign skills.

Suitable candidates will need to be able to start by latest end of August 2019. To find out more about SMC Design please visit our website www.smc-design.com.

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Title FF&E Interior Designer (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £29,000 to £33,000
Vacancy Number V03744
Details

SMC Design are now recruiting for a Midweight FF&E Interior Designer with 2-3 years FF&E experience to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative FF&E Designer to work on high-end marine interior design projects, liaising with suppliers and working to a client’s needs and aspirations. Project involvement is from conception through to completion, and the candidate will join projects at a variety of stages along the way to form this dynamic and fast-paced role.

Experience in delivering FF&E packages for large-scale commercial projects (e.g. hotels/cruise ships) is essential, as well as impeccable organisational, research and communication skills.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the following: Proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Excel, and confidence in using an Apple Mac computer. Familiarity with navigating VectorWorks is a bonus but not essential.; An extensive understanding of finishes, furniture and lighting, with a fantastic eye for the finer details; Experience completing specifications to a high standard of clarity; An ability to interpret a brief and design schemes for a wide variety of clients tastes, brand identities or requirements; An ability to research for and create strong mood boards; An ability to create sample boards for client presentations; An ability to work as part of a larger team, but also independently on projects where required; An ability to hit the ground running and be self-motivated, supported by their previous experience taking ownership of the FF&E on projects; Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills, for succinctly communicating concepts and information to a variety of people involved in the project (in house, external 3D visual artists, clients and contractors) so strong English is essential.

A positive attitude towards mucking in will be expected, as the FF&E team all help out with keeping the library and layout area tidy and functioning! It is also essential that the candidate is able to travel (often at short notice) to locations within the UK and abroad.

Please send cover letter, CV & portfolio for review (quoting reference V03744) to careers@smc-design.com. To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Title Interior Designer & Technical Designer, Buckinghamshire
Location Buckinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 to £30,000 plus bonus and pension
Vacancy Number V03741
Details

This design and build company specialises in office fit-outs across multiple sectors including; information technology, financial services, social housing, legal and media. As one of the market leaders in New Ways of Working, they offer their clients new, flexible approaches to their office designs. Being in a very competitive field they make sure that they really know their market, business and most importantly, know their clients. Clients value their commitment and pragmatism.

Soon to be celebrating 10 years in business, they are looking to expand with bright new talent for their design team. It is a fast-paced working environment so you’ll get to work across a whole range of exciting new projects and they greatly value career development and training.

Forward-thinking with a positive attitude you’ll be proficient in AutoCAD and have office space planning experience within the office fit-out sector. You’ll be happy to work either independently once given direction on a project, or in collaboration with the design and construction teams. Planning and building control experience will be needed and knowledge of a 3D design package and the Adobe Creative Cloud would be an advantage.

Salary is in the range of £25,000 to £30,000 plus bonus and pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Design Librarian, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £33,000 to £35,000 + Pension
Vacancy Number V03740
Details

This international interior design consultancy handles high-end residential and commercial projects across the globe. Both their residential and hospitality teams are extremely busy at the moment and they are looking for a new Design Librarian, someone with an excellent and in depth knowledge of suppliers for all aspects of interior design from Fabrics and Finishes to Carpets and Ironmongery. Ideally this could be an experienced Senior Designer who is looking for a less stressful role.

They are open to a flexible working week for the right person. This is not a role that will lead to a position as an Interior Designer, however there will be plenty of opportunity to work with the Designers on specific projects, sourcing specific samples and offering advice and assistance.

The aim of this role is the overall supervision and organisation of an extensive library resource centre for the Design and Hospitality Departments. As Librarian you will assume ownership and responsibility for the materials and supplier information being collected, categorized, shared and stored in a user-friendly manner. In addition you will proactively develop ways to service a busy and demanding design team working on a diverse range of fast pace projects. As one of the key interfaces between the Company and the design industry it is imperative that the role is carried out to the highest professional standards.

Salary is £33,000 to £35,000 plus pension. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer / Project Manager, London (Client Advert)
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03738
Details

SMC are looking for a Senior Interior Designer / Project Manager to expand their current creative team as client work load increases. You would have successfully lead a team from inception to completion for a period of 10 years, demonstrating your proven skills at delivering exceptional design, with experience of working on site. Educated to degree or diploma level, applicable knowledge of project management methodologies would be advantageous.

Skills: ability to create and develop conceptual designs including the skill of using colour and texture; advanced skills in VectorWorks, Photoshop, SketchUp and MS Office; knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling); experience in using CAD software fluently; some knowledge of Studio software would be advantageous; self-confident and receptive to constructive feedback; ability to manage time, generate/manage schedules and work flow of projects efficiently; quality experience dealing with contractors and sub-teams on site including Architects and Engineers; excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual; exceptional attention to detail; ability to understand and generate plans creatively; familiar with project reporting and documentation requirements.

Responsibilities: managing a project efficiently, to program and budget; managing and briefing design team on live projects, including control and sign-off of their project time logs and attendance; mentoring and assisting junior and middleweight designers; managing the procurement of FF&E products; building and growing existing client relationships; visualisation and explanation of concepts to others; developing detailed designs and choosing materials; working closely with the director and associates, you are expected to use your initiative on following up on new business opportunities and attend networking events within the industry; going to site and working closely with sub-contractors and clients; accountable for project deliverables and the approval of project output.

Please send your CV (quoting reference V03738) and a full portfolio to careers@smc-design.com. To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Title Senior Creative Designer (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45,000 to £50,000 + Pension
Vacancy Number V03737
Details

SMC Design need to find a creative, strong concept Senior Designer to expand their current creative team as client workload increases. You will need the following skills and experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ studio experience
  • You must be a highly creative individual with unique ideas
  • Fluency in VectorWorks and the Adobe Creative Suite would be a bonus
  • Proficiency in SketchUp
  • A background in Leisure Design is an advantage.
  • Be up-to-date and aware of current trends within the industry
  • Passion, enthusiasm and drive are key
  • Ability to communicate an idea clearly and concisely by using free-hand sketching or CAD
  • To be able to work confidently within a team but also as an individual
  • Ability to nurture younger designers
  • Salary bracket will be between £45k and £50k.

Please send CV (quoting reference V03737) and a full portfolio with good drawing package examples and thought processes displayed for consideration to careers@smc-design.com. To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Title Interior Designer, Hertfordshire
Location Hertfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + Pension
Vacancy Number V03735
Details

This young and vibrant design studio is looking for an Interior Designer to fulfil a varied and dynamic design role. Within a small team, the candidate will work closely with the Design Director and Founder on a range of high-end residential projects across the South East and specialise in period properties. The office is located near excellent travel links with two rail stations and good main road connections.

Job description: producing drawings and presentation documents to include bespoke joinery designs; sampling for projects and creating sample trays and displays for client presentations; presenting to clients, both with the Director and independently after a period; site visits to undertake measurements, surveys and oversee installations; liaising with suppliers and contractors; attending design exhibitions and networking events on behalf of the company.

The successful candidate will have creative flair, a positive attitude and an upbeat personality that will contribute to the team culture of the studio. In return you will be working in a stylish and relaxed studio space and receiving a competitive salary (bonus structure and private healthcare is also on offer).

You’ll need between 1 and 4 years’ experience on high-end interior design projects to include residential and be proficient in VectorWorks. Attention to detail both in design process and quality of information passed to the FF&E team internally will be needed. You’ll have the ability to provide design solutions and the desire to create designs independently, as well as part of team. Some technical knowledge and understanding of joinery / manufacturing / installation process would be good. Excellent client relationship and communication skills will be needed and access to a car is preferable.

Salary is negotiable and based on your level of experience, plus pension. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Junior to Mid-Weight 3D Designer, Hertfordshire
Location Hertforshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03733
Details

This lively, fast-paced agency is packed full of creative and inspirational individuals and the company is very people orientated offering flexible working arrangements, Christmas and summer parties and ad-hoc fun days. They are based in Hertfordshire with close train links to London. Currently looking for a talented junior to middleweight designer to join their 3D team you will be working alongside the creative leads and senior designers so will have the opportunity to learn and grow whilst supporting on a wide variety of event and exhibition design projects as they encourage a nurturing culture.

This opportunity is best suited to someone who is towards the start of their career, has a passion for design and creativity and is keen to learn on the job, drawing from the experience of experienced designers, whilst working alongside and supporting them.

You’ll have studied 3D/spatial design, product or furniture design and have at least 2 years’ commercial experience (experiential, branded environments, retail, events or museum design). CAD and visualisation software skills along with Adobe Creative Suite skills are essential, but full training will be given on the specific software packages that they use (3DS Max and AutoCAD). You should be able to demonstrate sound design thinking and have experience in following the creative process to transform briefs into ideas and solutions. Exposure to spatial, event and exhibition design would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential.

A generous negotiable salary plus pension is on offer. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer, Bedfordshire
Location Bedfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 to £40,000 plus pension
Vacancy Number V03732
Details

This company design, supply and install inspiring, engaging interiors for private schools. They all passionate about what they create which includes furniture, storage systems and fit-outs for both educational and commercial clients. Their own brand is recognised as one of the leading educational storage systems in the UK and the company has ambitious plans for further development.

This position is an exciting opportunity to become a key part of a close-knit team with the following responsibilities: leading the design and presentation part of the sales team, reporting to the Sales Manager; taking design briefs, visiting clients, space planning, compiling mood and finishes boards and planning the project in 3D; checking the quality of the designs are functional (do they work?), visually appealing (WOW factor) and incorporate their latest innovations; mentoring and managing a junior designer; infusing the team with the creativity and passion that wins projects.

With a minimum of 3 years’ workplace design experience you’ll be used to pitching and presenting projects as well as having SketchUp 3D skills. You’ll be proactive, organised and hard working as well as being happy to work in a small business environment.

Salary is in the range of £30,000 to £40,000 plus pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Kitchen Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 to £30,000 plus pension
Vacancy Number V03731
Details

As one of the world’s leading artisans in professional home kitchens, this company takes pride in creating handcrafted pieces in their sleek industrial style, each kitchen showing off a bespoke design, sophisticated mechanisms and the experience of premium restaurant cooking. Their London showroom is currently seeking an additional kitchen designer and they plan to open another showroom later this year. There will be excellent chances of progression as they are still growing their coverage of the UK marketplace.

This role would suit a young designer who is still early on in their career but who has already had some exposure to this marketplace. It will be a client facing role so your presence, communication and interpersonal skills will be important. Training will be provided and regular travel to clients, trade shows and to visit Head Office in Italy expected.

Proactive and self-motivated with qualifications in interior design or similar, you’ll have a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience to include kitchens. You’ll be both creative and technically minded together with Adobe CS skills, professional and smart in appearance plus excellent spoken and written English.

Salary will be in the range of £25,000 to £30,000 plus pension. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Designer & Specifications Assistant, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03730
Details

This highly prestigious design studio work on both historical and contemporary interiors, bespoke furniture, lighting and pieces of artwork celebrating artisan crafts and the finest materials. Known for their sophisticated luxury chic to match their clients’ lifestyles, they are currently seeking a Designer and Specifications Assistant who is still early on in their career and can work alongside the studio’s Founder and assist with both UK and International projects. This would suit a designer with a genuine interest in art history and galleries.

Position overview: assisting in fabrics selections, liaising with fabric suppliers and maintaining the fabrics library; assisting with preparation and development on projects with images, material & mood boards and other documents relating to the design; assisting on accurate estimates, quotations and invoicing documents; attending client meetings with the responsibility of note-taking and supporting the studio team.

You’ll have at least 1 year of experience gained on luxury residential projects plus knowledge of furniture artists, galleries and art deco design. Fabric specification and procurement experience will be needed together with the ability to understand and read space plans, floor finish plans, ceiling plans, elevations and details from architect drawings.

Salary is negotiable and based on your level of experience, plus pension. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Kitchen Designer, West Midlands
Location West Midlands
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 to £30,000 plus pension with an OTE of £60k
Vacancy Number V03728
Details

This family-run business has been working within the kitchen marketplace for many years and last year refurbished all of their three showrooms to a very high standard. Due to natural growth and a further new showroom due to be opened in April they are seeking an additional Kitchen Designer. The role will allow flexibility with some home working and although all the leads will be provided, you must be able and be prepared to drive to visit customers’ homes. The role will be based in their showroom just South of Birmingham.

With kitchen design experience and a strong and proven track record within sales you’ll have a natural flair for design, presentation and customer service. You’ll possess good IT skills, CAD literacy (they use Compusoft Winner and EQ) and be a confident, enthusiastic and dynamic individual with a positive work ethic. The ability to work to strict deadlines and targets plus a full driving licence will be essential.

Basic salary is between £25,000 to £30,000 plus pension with an OTE of £60k. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior FF&E Designer (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + Pension
Vacancy Number V03725
Details

A permanent position has arisen at SMC Design to take ownership of the senior FF&E responsibilities on a variety of projects. For this role it is crucial that the candidate is competent working with minimal over-seeing, producing a high quality of work. This role is now available due to continued success and they are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and organised FF&E Designer to work on high-end marine interior design projects, liaising with suppliers and working to a client’s needs and aspirations.

Project involvement is from conception through to completion and the candidate will join projects at a variety of stages along the way to perform this dynamic and fast-paced role. Experience in delivering FF&E packages for large-scale commercial projects (e.g. hotels/cruise ships) is essential, as well as impeccable organisational, research and communication skills. Strong English is essential.

The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate the following: proficiency in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Excel, and confidence in using an Apple Mac computer (VectorWorks would be a bonus but not essential); an extensive understanding of finishes, furniture and lighting, with a fantastic eye for the finer details; experience completing specifications to a high standard of clarity; an ability to interpret a brief and design schemes for a wide variety of clients tastes, brand identities or requirements; an ability to research for and create strong mood boards plus create sample boards for client presentations; an understanding of controlling budgets.

It is also essential that the candidate is able to travel (often at short notice) to locations within the UK and abroad. 8 to 10 years’ experience is sought and in return a competitive salary will be offered, negotiable depending on experience. Please send cover letter, CV & portfolio for review (quoting reference V03725) to careers@smc-design.com. To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Title BIM Coordinator (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + Pension
Vacancy Number V03724
Details

SMC Design are looking for a BIM Coordinator to manage the BIM delivery process, cooperate and work closely with other members of the multi-disciplinary team working under our in-house BIM Manager. Externally a BIM Coordinator is expected to work closely with external organisations (including architects and engineers) within a project team and with our clients through all stages of our relationship with them. As an expert BIM / Revit user you will produce accurate Revit models with reliable BIM data according to the relevant company BIM documentation. You will also review 3D Models from consultants and contractors.

You will be responsible for: content production and development, in line with the company BIM protocols; daily model management, administration and maintenance ensuring the health of BIM models and databases; collaborating with and coordinating subcontractors and consultants; receiving and managing multiple subcontractor models; adhering to the BIM execution plan and BIM project workflow criteria; integrating Models and producing clash detection reports and managing clash detection meetings on site with the project teams.

Requirements: proven recent hands-on experience of BIM implementation in a similar role; proficient in the set-up and coordination of 3D BIM models; an understanding of Level 2 BIM and BS/PAS 1192 suite of documents / UK BIM requirements; proficient in using Revit, AutoCAD and other Autodesk products; experience of Model Authoring; familiar with 4D Scheduling / Simulation using simulation software (Navisworks, BIM 360 Glue and Enscape).

Please send your cover letter, CV and portfolio for review (quoting reference V03724) to careers@smc-design.com. To find out more about SMC Design please visit www.smc-design.com.

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Title Production Manager – Events and Set Design, Essex
Location Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28,000 to £28,500 plus pension
Vacancy Number V03718
Details

This theatrical design and production company work with high profile brands and events to produce and deliver a diverse range of sets and props for events, product launches, exhibitions, sampling campaigns and experiential marketing projects. Based near the borders of Essex and Hertfordshire they are now seeking an individual to manage the production of projects and oversee company operations. This is a pivotal hands-on role managing a hardworking and committed production team.

Candidates would ideally come from a proven theatrical or exhibition background and have experience in production management of a broad range of sets, props and modular units, from conception through to execution. Working with an adaptable, flexible, accommodating attitude is a must and understanding the ever-changing demands of high-end brands is essential.

The right candidate should be able to demonstrate experience in exacting manufacturing projects and supervising and motivating a team of workers. You’ll be experienced in the planning and executing of projects based around strict budgets and deadlines. As well as having the ability to deliver reports on scheduling and costs, you’ll be familiar with the monitoring of product standards and implementation of quality-control programmes. You’ll need good computer skills around MS office plus excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Salary is in the range of £28,000 to £28,500 plus pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title FF&E Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20,000 to £38,000
Vacancy Number V03711
Details

This interior design consultancy handles high-end residential, hospitality and commercial projects delivering exceptional Interior Design and procurement solutions to an international client base. From royal palaces to modern city centre apartments, from luxurious spas to international airports, they have a strong and diverse portfolio of projects. With more projects in the pipeline, they are currently seeking to strengthen their FF&E team by bringing on board two additional designers at ideally a mid-weight level although they would also consider juniors.

You will be specialising in the design, specification and delivery of all items FF&E on assigned projects. This will include collating artwork and accessories, ordering samples and handling fabric suppliers, putting together mood and presentation boards, listing and specifying, data entry, administration and supporting the team. There may be travel involved at installation stage, particularly for the more experienced candidates, dealing with contractors and styling the projects.

With an Arts / Design background (textiles / interior design / fashion / arts degree), you’ll ideally have between 4 and 6 years’ relevant industry experience. Juniors will need to be degree educated with some industry experience and a genuine interest in art and fabric companies. Meticulous with detail you’ll need an eye for colour and design plus good organization and administration skills as you will be documenting and listing, using excel and writing specifications. Excellent communication skills and a strong team work ethic will also be required.

Salary will be in the range of £20,000 to £38,000 depending on your level of experience, plus pension. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer – Showhomes, Surrey
Location Surrey
Job Type Permanent
Salary £21,000 to £30,000
Vacancy Number V03710
Details

This well-respected Interior Design practice works with both private clients and with developers on show homes and show apartments. They use the latest furniture, furnishings and accessories alongside delivering effective solutions from concept through to installation with a truly personal service. With an ever busy workload they seek an Interior Designer to run showhome design projects from initial brief through to final installation.

You’ll have at least 1 years’ design experience (ideally 3 years) to include showhomes and be able to manage a number of projects at any one time. Fluency in VectorWorks for drawing up designs and excellent communication skills to handle both suppliers and clients will be needed. Strong organisational skills are also needed for planning and documenting projects as well as a Driving Licence as they are based in a beautiful but rural location.

Salary is in the range of £21,000 to £30,000. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Creative Designer / Furniture Designer, Bristol
Location Bristol
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + Pension
Vacancy Number V03705
Details

This company is a specialist in the interior architecture and fitted furniture for historical and period properties. They count themselves as privileged to have worked in a variety of beautiful buildings spanning Country and London Town Houses across the UK and abroad. Everything they design is completely bespoke, and their modern 12,000 sq.ft. workshop houses a dedicated team of cabinet-makers and finishers.

This new role is senior and key to the company so the successful candidate will have plenty of experience handling both clients and liaising with the technical team and workshop. This role includes designing bespoke projects from a client brief using your CAD and hand drawing skills and will involve knowledge of historical furniture and architectural details as well as incorporating contemporary design when appropriate.

This is a role that would suit an individual who thrives on attention to detail and excels creatively. You’ll be putting together design packages and presentations for the clients and their architects so good literacy and communication skills, both verbal and written will be needed. You’ll be well-organised and committed, able to work to deadlines and manage a number of projects simultaneously. You’ll also be a self-starter as well as being able to work as part of a team.

Salary is negotiable plus pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer, London / West Sussex
Location London / West Sussex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40,000 to £55,000 plus Pension
Vacancy Number V03702
Details

This vibrant design and build company create and fit out bespoke high impact office interiors and seek a creative Senior Interior Designer to join their successful design team. With offices based in West Sussex near the coast and London this position would be to either become part of the London office or to work from the West Sussex office with regular trips up to London. The role will have a wide variety of responsibilities as you will be taking projects from initially enquiry and concept pitch through to realisation of the design and drawing packages and on to installation and completion.

You’ll be able to produce and present pitches in a competitive environment then develop the production of designs and specification criteria which will require good technical skills and knowledge. You may be managing a small team of project designers so past supervisory experience will be preferred and due to the responsibilities of the role you should have a commercial office Design and Build background with workplace analysis experience a bonus. You’ll have the ability to bring innovative ideas to the table, challenge the brief and push the boundaries. You will be carrying out site surveys and using AutoCAD and will also need command of the Adobe Creative Suite as well as having strong communication skills.

Salary is in the range of £40,000 to £55,000 plus pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer (Client Advert), Nottingham
Location Nottinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03699
Details

This is an exciting opportunity to join a flourishing Nottingham based company specialising in the design, manufacture and retail of furniture, lighting and interior accessories. The company is offering a new interior design service throughout the UK – working directly with developers and builders to create show homes and furnish investment / rental units and are seeking a Senior Interior Designer to join the team and be responsible for this service.

This role requires an experienced, confident professional to design and dress interiors, manage clients and projects and seek new business opportunities. Additional duties may include the design and upkeep of the showroom(s) and planning, managing and styling photoshoots.

The ideal candidate will be university qualified with an art or design related degree. Professional Interior design experience is essential, preferably from a show home background. Excellent organisation, written and spoken English, numeracy, computer and customer facing skills are also required. Freelance / Part Time or Permanent work, depending on the applicant, can be offered. Computer skills must include competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. CAD and 3D modelling skills are desirable but not essential.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience. If this sounds like you then please submit a CV by email to James Pilling at james.pilling@my-furniture.co.uk (quoting reference V03699). To find out more about My Furniture please visit www.my-furniture.co.uk.

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Title Kitchen Designer / Showroom Designer, Durham
Location Durham
Job Type Permanent
Salary £22,000 plus pension
Vacancy Number V03688
Details

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced designer to join one of the UK’s leading suppliers of kitchen furniture to manufacturers and leading high street retailers, with a dynamic on-going programme of product development. The company prides itself in providing best in class training, which they regard as a prerequisite to building a successful role with them and have a newly created role to fill based in their Showroom next to their factory and Head office.

The principle focus of the role will be the creation of imaginative, class leading and innovative kitchens both for customer showrooms and the Company’s in-house Design Centres. Tasks could range in complexity from a single set design to a full showroom re-modelling. This is not a sales role that deals with the general public but is for their trade customers so more business to business.

With experience in kitchen or retail design you’ll have excellent space planning and interior design skills with a good understanding of furniture design. Self-motivated, highly creative and passionate about design you’ll need the ability to create 2D and 3D visuals using SketchUp and AutoCAD (ArtiCAD, Planit Fusion 20/20 or Virtual Worlds skills plus the ability to hand sketch to a good standard would also be useful). Experience in co-ordinating projects from initial site survey to installation will also be needed alongside excellent time-management, interpersonal, and presentation skills. A full driving licence will be required.

Ordinary working week will be Mon-Fri, 40 hours.

Salary will be £22,000 plus pension. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer (Showhomes), Hereford & Worcester
Location Hereford & Worcester
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 to £30,000 plus Pension
Vacancy Number V03679
Details

This interior design, showhome and flooring business have an experienced team of creative design professionals dedicated to creating impactful designs. They have invested in a first class fabric library and utilising the latest design software they are always looking to innovate. They also have their own soft furnishing production facility where they can design and print bespoke wallpaper and produce high quality custom wall art.

With an ever increasing workload they are currently looking to recruit an experienced designer, ideally with a fairly contemporary style. You will be working on your own projects from brief through to presentation and installation so will need to be organised with good project management skills. You’ll ideally need at least 4 years’ previous experience from within the showhome / residential design industry plus the ability to create hand drawn designs and designs using Photoshop and InDesign.

You’ll be able to work both as part of a team or as an individual and good communication skills will be required in order to liaise with clients and suppliers.

Salary is in the range of £25,000 to £30,000 plus pension. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designers, Hampshire
Location Hampshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £22,000 to £50,000 plus pension
Vacancy Number V03671
Details

This Interior Design Consultancy create workspaces that enhance staff morale, motivation and productivity. Comprised of a team of professionals including architects, space planners, interior designers, surveyors, estimators, quantity surveyors, site managers and project managers, their collective experience and passion enables them to complete fun, vibrant and modern workspace interiors. They are currently looking to add more designers to the team in their Southern office with both a mid-weight and a senior interior designer.

You will be working on several different projects at a time so will need to show flexibility within the role. Concept designs and detailing will be created using AutoCAD and knowledge of InDesign and 3D Studio for visuals and presentations would be an advantage but not necessity. You will be providing a personal service to clients so should be a good communicator and team player. Good hand drawing and sketching skills would also be beneficial.

Salaries are in the range of £22,000 to £50,000 plus pension. If either of these vacancies sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Workshop Manager, Essex
Location Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 + Pension
Vacancy Number V03670
Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join this theatrical design and production company and take the lead in running their 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 finishes. Their in-house services include event design and production, project management, spray finishing, sewing and costume, operations, logistics and storage.

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. With man management experience, you will also oversee a sub-contract production team which can vary in size from 1 to 20, depending on each project. Maintaining and organising the workshop space, woodstore, outside yard and storage containers will also be part of your remit. They also love dogs and have a special dog crèche on site.

Ideally from a theatrical or exhibition background you’ll have experience in the production of a broad range of sets, props joinery and modular units. An understanding of the ever changing demands of high-end brands is essential and knowledge of CAD software (AutoCAD / SketchUp) would be an advantage. Strong leadership and the ability to work under pressure is needed and qualifications or experience in health and safety compliance and buildings maintenance would be an added benefit but is not essential. You’ll possess a friendly, respectful and accommodating personality in order to suit the culture of this company.

Salary is £30,000 + pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Junior CAD Designer (Client Advert), Essex
Location Essex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £18,000 to £22,000 + Pension
Vacancy Number V03669
Details

Bathroom Studio Design was established specifically to rewrite the delivery of luxury bathroom and wet-room solutions, operating the highest quality Design Centre and incorporating the latest technology to the mid-higher demographic consumer market. We provide an exclusive range of leading edge products from specialist manufacturers in Europe, including Villeroy & Boch, of whom we are premier distributors.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to join our friendly Bathroom Studio Design team. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the leading edge business within the industry, rewriting excellence of design, delivery and service in high end luxury solutions. It is an opportunity for someone who wants a long-term future career and a chance to develop within our business group.

This role requires you to deliver both CAD design and varied creative marketing, including overseeing websites and social media and general administrative support. You will be front-of-house, dealing with clients and suppliers on a regular basis and taking customer enquiries, therefore excellent communication skills and an outgoing bubbly personality are essential.

Skills Required:

  • Good knowledge and experience of Photoshop or similar
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or Virtual Worlds 3D interior design software
  • Experience (medium to expert) of all Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent administrative skills with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Well spoken, smart and professional appearance
  • Good all-rounder, hands-on person
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Minimum of five GSCEs (A to C grades including Maths and English) plus the ability to demonstrate excellent English and Maths skills
  • CAD degree or HND/HNC would be advantageous
  • No experience necessary if an ex-graduate
  • High-end retail experience a bonus

Please email your applications to joanne@bathroomstudio.co.uk (quoting reference V03669). For more information on us please visit our website at www.bathroomstudio.co.uk.

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Title Exhibition Designer, Oxfordshire
Location Oxfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 to £32,000 plus Company Pension
Vacancy Number V03666
Details

This company designs and builds bespoke custom built exhibition stands, from double-decker exhibition stands to conference and stage sets. They handle all exhibition requirements in-house including graphic & logo printing, AV, lighting, stand transport and storage. They also create displays for showrooms and full shop-fits. Working from their offices in Oxfordshire they are currently looking to recruit an additional exhibition designer to be responsible for all aspects of exhibition stand design and presentation from the client’s brief to delivery of the project.

Duties will include: production of designs, 3D visuals and floor plans; research into and presentation of stand attractions; client liaison at every stage of the design and delivery process; preparing artworking for in-house and sub-contracted graphic departments; liaison with in-house build specialists, A.V. companies and any other partners that may be involved in a project; attendance on site for surveys and to project manage the build of the stand.

You’ll have a minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience in exhibition stand design along with strong visualisation skills plus the ability to create accurate working drawings using AutoCAD. A strong understanding of construction techniques will be required plus 3DStudio Max, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator skills (a working knowledge of VectorWorks would be an advantage). They are looking for someone with the ability to populate designs with interesting graphics who can then produce working drawings for the build process and manage any graphic provision through the progress of projects.

Salary is in the range of £30,000 to £32,000 plus company pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer / Furniture Designer, West Midlands
Location West Midlands
Job Type Permanent
Salary £24,000 to £25,000 plus pension and 25 days holidays
Vacancy Number V03665
Details

This leading designer, fit-out and manufacturer of award-winning libraries also create inspiring bookstores, retail outlets, car showrooms, museums, learning resource centres, washrooms and commercial office interiors. Their 60,000 sq.ft. head office, factory and showroom is in the heart of the country and their team of highly talented designers and skilled craftsmen using the latest technology create innovative interiors that can dramatically improve their customer’s experience.

They are now currently seeking an experienced Interior / Furniture Designer to assist their fast-paced design and manufacturing department. The individual will work on a variety of creative and artistic projects so requires a team player with strong creative skills who is able to design and translate technically with the aid of CAD and SketchUp software. The role will be customer facing from time-to-time presenting initial design drawings.

For this role you’ll need proven experience in detailing furniture and joinery and interior space planning. With a logical and pragmatic approach to problem solving and designing functional solutions, knowledge of working in a workshop environment is preferred and at least 3 years’ industry experience required. You’ll be proficient in 2D/3D CAD and rendering packages such as VectorWorks and AutoCAD and have strong written and verbal communication as you’ll be liaising with China.

Salary is in the range of £24,000 to £25,000 plus pension and 25 days holidays. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer (CLIENT ADVERT) (FILLED)
Location South West London
Job Type Permanent (FILLED)
Salary £D.O.E.
Vacancy Number V03646
Details

WE HAVE FILLED THIS VACANCY.

Our client is looking for an experienced senior interior designer to join its busy design Studio in Chelsea.

The person for this role should have worked successfully on projects from inception to completion for a minimum period of 5 years, with an industry recognised qualification in Interior Design. The successful candidate will work on a variety of high-end private residential projects in the UK and Europe, and should be able to attend site and client meetings, project manage and create schemes, source fabrics / furniture/ lighting, produce presentation boards and schedules, scope of works and client estimates.

Other skills needed include, Photoshop, InDesign, AutoCAD / VectorWorks, SketchUp plus knowledge of FF&E and proven experience in dealing with suppliers and contractors. As a self-motivated and good team player, you’ll be personable, calm and proactive and have a full clean UK driving licence.

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Title Interior Stylist, Surrey
Location Surrey
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28,000 to £34,000
Vacancy Number V03628
Details

This Interior Design practice works alongside private clients providing an individual, personal service and with developers on show homes and show apartments.  The skilled team of designers accompany the client through every step of the project from the planning stage, implementation and through to installation of all the final finishing touches.

A Stylist is now required to work as part of the team on a variety of projects which will include buying for show homes and personal shopping with private clients, applicants must show a good knowledge of design styles and tastes, at all levels of the marketplace. The main office is based in Surrey but they are due to open a London office later this year that the candidate can work from on a daily basis with regular visits to the Surrey Head Office.

With 4+ years of residential styling experience and the ability to manage projects you’ll be a creative individual and possess the ability to accurately interpret a client’s brief. Friendly, assertive and personable, you’ll need excellent communication and client facing skills. You’ll also need strong organisational and administrative skills plus a full driving licence and a car.

Salary is in the range of £28,000 to £34,000. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £26,000 to £32,000 plus Pensionn
Vacancy Number V03625
Details

This successful high-end interior design consultancy work on Super Prime Residential and yacht projects within the UK and internationally and pride themselves on their creativity, attention to detail and creating bespoke innovative solutions for their clients.

Working in South West London, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting projects and will be an integral part of the team reporting to the director of the company. They are looking for a creative, organised and enthusiastic midweight interior designer with strong FF&E skills to join their growing team.

AutoCAD literate and with excellent knowledge of the UK design marketplace and suppliers, you’ll need a minimum of 3 years’ experience to include high-end private residential and/or yacht projects. You’ll be creative, organised and able to communicate ideas and designs (good hand drawing skills and knowledge of 3D CAD would be a bonus).

Salary is in the range of £26,000 to £32,000 plus pension. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Junior Designer, London,
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £19,000 to £20,000 + Pension
Vacancy Number V03615
Details

As technology has become ubiquitous in everyday life this company’s ethos is to deliver a high level of customer service, whilst integrating technology into their clients’ homes. From a studio in central London, they design, manage and install 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 looking for a Junior Designer to work within the Design Team on high-end residential projects, so an understanding of high specification detailing and an eye for accuracy are important. Training and mentoring will be provided as you develop your career within this vibrant and expanding company.

With at least 1 years’ experience in a design role (a similar industry would be preferable) you’ll have 2D and 3D CAD skills and proficiency in using AutoCAD and SketchUp. You’ll need experience of detailing and producing technical drawings from sketches plus familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills will be needed as is the ability to use your own initiative. Finally, an active interest in home technology and Audio Visual Equipment is a must.

Salary will be in the range of £19,000 to £20,000 + Pension. If this vacancy is of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer, Warwickshire
Location Warwickshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 to £32,000 plus Pension
Vacancy Number V03609
Details

This interior design consultancy has a large portfolio of clients throughout the UK and Europe and are well known for their knowledge of workplace design. They are continuingly growing and expanding their team which has resulted in the need for a Mid-weight Designer to join it. The offices are close to public transport and has close links to the M40, there is also the benefit of onsite parking.

As a designer you will be involved in the conceptual design, space planning, working drawings, designing of bespoke furniture and joinery, specifying, attending presentations, coordinating and liaising with contractors and suppliers, attending site meeting and completion of project.

You’ll need to be a creative designer with at least 4 year’s interior design experience which should include workplace design. Relevant product, furniture and finishes knowledge will be required as well as commercially awareness and proficiency in AutoCAD and/or VectorWorks, Photoshop and InDesign.

Salary will be in the range of £25,000 to £32,000 plus pension. If this sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Designer (Client Advert), London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03590
Details

Inca Creative, a leading retail design and manufacture company is looking for talented Designers to join their in-house team based in London. This exciting and challenging role offers the right individual the chance to be involved in large projects for major blue chip retailers.

Applicants must be enthusiastic, hard-working, with a proven track record of delivering high quality work. They will have a keen eye for detail, be well-organised and able to meet deadlines.

Well-established, with over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Inca offers a comprehensive level of service, from concept / technical design through to manufacture and installation. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute in a variety of ways to the future development and progression of the business, working as part of a dynamic and innovative team.

Person / Experience Required:

  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Product Design related degree
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Hardworking team player
  • Project management experience desirable
  • Experience dealing with external Suppliers / Factories – UK, Europe and Far East beneficial
  • Ability to create Technical / Engineering Drawings
  • Excellent understanding of Manufacturing Techniques – Metal, Wood, Glass & Plastics
  • CAD Proficient – SolidWorks / Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD
  • Adobe Design Packages – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign desirable
  • Good IT knowledge, including Word, Outlook and Excel

The right candidate will be awarded a competitive salary and performance based bonus. Please submit a CV by email to recruitment@inca-uk.com (quoting reference V03590). Please also visit www.inca-uk.com for more information on Inca.

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Title Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 to £45,000 + pension, healthcare, childcare vouchers, Macbook & Apple Screen and onsite gym
Vacancy Number V03588
Details

This global company is looking for an interior designer to join its growing London in-house design team. They are a fast growing education company and in this role you will work both independently and with the lead interior designer on a wide range of projects including schools, universities, student accommodation and offices in locations all over the world from Boston to Shanghai, Zurich and Jakarta.

With a degree in interior design or interior architecture you’ll have 3+ years’ experience as an interior designer working within offices and schools. Excellent knowledge of space planning, finishes and furniture will be needed alongside a broad-based knowledge in bringing creative ideas from conceptual development through to construction detail and implementation. Proficiency in VectorWorks (or similar), SketchUp, Adobe CS and MS Office will be required with MS Excel skills for project planning purposes beneficial. You’ll possess an excellent ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English.

Salary will be in the range of £35,000 to £45,000 plus pension, healthcare, childcare vouchers, Macbook & Apple Screen and onsite gym. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Associate FF&E Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £45,000 to £65,000 plus Pension
Vacancy Number V03581
Details

This interior design consultancy with offices worldwide handles high-end residential and commercial projects delivering exceptional Interior Design and procurement solutions to an international client base. From royal palaces to city centre apartments, from hospitality design to international airports, they have a strong and diverse portfolio of projects. They are currently recruiting for a senior individual to lead a team of FF&E Designers on large scale international residential projects.

As a post graduate from an Arts / Interior Design background, you’ll have at least 10 years’ experience of the international residential marketplace. Meticulous with detail you’ll need an eye for colour and design and be happy to work with a variety of styles. A good knowledge of suppliers including Chelsea Harbour will be required as well as good organization and administration skills for compiling listings and schedules. You’ll have excellent client facing and presentation skills along with experience leading and mentoring others.

Salary will be in the range of £45,000 to £65,000 plus pension dependent upon experience. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer, Hampshire
Location Hampshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20,000 to £30,000
Vacancy Number V03566
Details

This multidisciplined design practice specialises in hospitality and nightclub design and has established itself as a leading source of innovation and design. They are well-known for creating bold and successful solutions and their design team take inspiration from all over the world to breathe life into each and every project. Very busy with new projects coming in, they are currently seeking an Interior Designer to join their team.

As either a recent graduate with up to 1 years’ experience or a designer with 2 to 4 years’ experience in leisure and / or hospitality you’ll need good detailing skills and fluency in VectorWorks. You’ll be a good communicator with strong client facing skills, interpersonal skills and be able to work from concept to completion.

Salary will be in the range of £20,000 to £30,000 dependent upon experience. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Bathroom Sales Consultant, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20,000 to £25,000 + commission + pension
Vacancy Number V03560
Details

This leading bathroom retailer creates award-winning, top-quality bathrooms and has built up an impressive collection of showrooms nationwide. Famed for designing and creating bespoke, luxury bathroom spaces, their 30+ designers embrace the challenge of creating unique luxury bathrooms that are tailored to each individual client.

They are now looking for a Bathroom Sales Consultant who will be based in their North West London showroom. You will be taking the client through the bathroom design process from the initial enquiry, design consultation, a home visit to take precise measurements and the final order process.

You’ll have a proven track record of generating sales and converting (ideally from within the bathroom industry) plus experience of and enthusiasm for working in a high-end retail showroom. Able to develop new business relationships with architects, designers and developers you’ll possess excellent sales, negotiation and customer service skills. As a well-presented and a confident communicator you’ll be self-motivated with a strong determination to succeed. In return you will receive a competitive salary, commission, annual bonus (subject to targets achieved) and continuous personal development with potential for international travel.

Basis salary is in the range of £20,000 to £25,000 + commission + pension. If this sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Kitchen Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 + Bonus
Vacancy Number V03546
Details

This leading artisan in professional home kitchens create handcrafted pieces in their renowned sleek industrial style. With an opulent look, each cabinet, knob 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 who can advise on the design and layout of large kitchens including any structural changes. It will be a client facing role so your presence, communication skills and commercial head will be important. Training will be provided and regular travel to clients, trade shows and to visit Head Office in Italy expected. There are excellent changes of progression as they are still growing their coverage of the UK marketplace.

With qualifications in a design related subject you’ll be AutoCAD literate and have 2 to 4 years’ experience on residential projects or from the kitchen sector. You’ll need to be creative and technically minded as well as being a proactive and self-motivated individual. You’ll be professional and smart in appearance as well as having excellent spoken and written English.

Basic salary is £25,000 plus team bonus. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Designer / Space Planner, Wiltshire
Location Wiltshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £22,000 to £25,000 + Pension
Vacancy Number V03524
Details

This company has an in-depth knowledge of the modern workplace and office furniture, delivering some highly complex projects requiring multiple phases of installation and their track record of project delivery is exceptional. They currently seek an additional designer to produce space plans and layouts, the detailing up of furniture and specifying furniture and accessories. If you are able to produce 3D visuals for presentation purposes then that would be very beneficial.

An understanding of space planning and the ability to use AutoCAD is a necessity (3D Studio / SketchUp an advantage). You’ll possess good communication, numeracy and analytical skills as well as being practically and technically minded. Experience of commercial interiors with knowledge of office furniture would also be an advantage.

Salary will be in the range of £22,000 to £25,000 plus pension. If this is of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £60,000 to £80,000 plus Benefits
Vacancy Number V03462
Details

This forward-thinking, privately owned business is seeking an experienced interior designer to work with their clients on commercial office interior fit-outs. They provide a seamless turnkey solution which means that their service is end-to-end from consultation and initial conceptual designs through to build, implementation, furniture procurement and installation.

Their growing team of talented designers, workplace consultants and project managers take a hands-on approach with every client to ensure they understand each business individually so the office space they create is a reflection of their client’s brand. This could range from completely redesigning the internal architecture of a commercial interior to offering a clever multi-purpose space or the latest space-saving furniture.

This vacancy would suit an interior designer who is seeking career advancement and enjoys commercial workplace design and handling clients. You’ll be a creative designer who believes in what they do with experience from this marketplace and a genuine interest in keeping up with cutting edge workplace design. Strong communication and presentation skills will also be required.

There is a generous salary on offer with a negotiable benefits package. If this is of interest 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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Title Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 to £45,000 plus Pension
Vacancy Number V03461A
Details

This forward-thinking, privately owned business specialises in Commercial Office interior fit-outs. Their growing team of talented designers, workplace consultants and project managers take a hands-on approach with every client to ensure they understand each business individually so the office space they create is a reflection of their client’s brand.

To complete the team they are seeking an Interior Designer who is strong on commercial refurbishments and space planning. The company and team are growing so this is an exciting time to be joining them.

You’ll therefore need to be fluent in the use of AutoCAD, have space planning and detailing skills, be a good communicator and team player plus have experience from the commercial marketplace.

Salary will be in the range of £35,000 to £45,000 plus pension. If this is of interest 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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Title Interior Architect, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary c£30,000
Vacancy Number V03384
Details

This successful interior design consultancy works on Super Prime Residential projects within the UK and internationally and pride themselves on creativity, attention to detail and creating bespoke solutions for their clients. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting projects and will be an integral part of the team reporting to the director of the company.

They are recruiting for an Interior Architect who can demonstrate creative flair, confidence in detailed drawing schedules and design, good technical skills and the ability to manage multiple projects. You will need 3D visualisation skills (they currently use SketchUp) and fluency in AutoCAD for 2D plans.

With a relevant degree plus a minimum of 3 years’ experience in high-end residential design you’ll have excellent presentation and communication skills. Commercial awareness is a must and hand sketching skills would be a bonus.

Salary will be circa £30,000. 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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Title Project Coordinator, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £24,000 to £30,000 + Commission
Vacancy Number V03361
Details

An opening for a dynamic personality to join a small team has arisen within a busy boutique style kitchen design studio, based in the heart of one of London’s most affluent and fashionable residential districts. Working closely with the sales designers, technical and installation teams they are seeking a Project Manager and will consider either a person just out of college or university and train them up or equally a more experienced candidate therefore the salary would depend on which level you come in at.

The role encompasses co-ordination and management of projects to ensure the smooth installation of their kitchen and bedroom projects. You’ll be co-ordinating 3rd party suppliers, project managers, interior designers, architects and contractors and be involved in the after-sales, capturing and following remedials through to successful resolution.

You’ll be an enthusiastic, pro-active and deadline-driven person with strong organisational and communication skills and the ability to work well as a team in order to get the job done. With a passion for design and high quality finishing you’ll be able to communicate facts, ideas and details well to all parties involved in the project and on-site. You’ll have an architectural eye, a technical appreciation and be able to make decisions whilst under pressure. You’ll possess strong administration skills as well as being a friendly service orientated professional and be comfortable using Apple Mac, Compusoft Winner, AutoCAD or VectorWorks and Microsoft Office (intermediate level Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Salary will be a basic of £24,000 to £30,000 + Commission. 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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Title Showroom Manager, Kitchen Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £24,000 to £25,000 + Commission and Bonus
Vacancy Number V03358
Details

As a second generation family company, this retailer has been designing and installing quality kitchens for almost 20 years. Clients include architects, interior designers, developers and private clients, their attention to detail and creative flair makes the whole process of creating new kitchens enjoyable and stress free.

They have two Showrooms and are becoming increasingly busier resulting in the need for an experienced person to run their North London showroom. As the Showroom Manager you will be designing and selling kitchens along with maintaining the look of the showroom and managing a junior member of staff.

The position requires numeracy, good hand drawing and CAD skills (Planit and / or ArchiCAD), good communication and listening skills and previous experience as a kitchen designer within a showroom. You’ll be smart, professional, self-motivated and happy to work on your own when needed.

Salary will be a basic of £24,000 to £25,000 + Commission and 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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Title Kitchen Designer, Gloucestershire
Location Gloucestershire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £22,000 to £25,000
Vacancy Number V03343
Details

This centrally based top end kitchen and bathroom showroom are main suppliers of a number of high-end products such as Hansgrohe, Sheraton, Rot Punkt, Be-spoke, Neff, Bosch and Silestone and are currently seeking a Kitchen Designer to join their busy team. The designer will need to be confident in carrying out their own site visits and presentations, converting these into orders and managing their clients through to the end of delivery or installation.

You’ll need some relevant experience working from a showroom environment, although full product training on their kitchen suppliers will be provided. With CAD knowledge (Fusion 20:20 an advantage) you’ll be a team player and have your own car. This is a full time position from 9am to 5.30pm with an hour lunch. Saturdays will be included on a rota system with a day off in lieu. They are closed Sundays and Bank Holidays and over the Christmas period.

Salary is in the range of £22,000 to £25,000. 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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Title Assistant Architectural Designer / Interior Designer, Surrey
Location Surrey
Job Type Permanent / Part-time
Salary £20,000 to £25,000 (Based upon 3 days / week)
Vacancy Number V03338
Details

This interior design practice works on luxury residential projects and their services also include architectural planning, project management, advice and assistance with the selection, sourcing and supply of furniture, soft furnishings and accessories.

They are now recruiting for an assistant architectural designer with responsibilities to include: producing CAD plans, elevations and 3D drawings; researching and sourcing products; carrying out site surveys and taking measurements; assisting with project installations; creating design / mood boards using PowerPoint and liaising with suppliers, clients and contractors.

The ideal candidate will have experience of working in the interior design industry and possess strong CAD skills (VectorWorks would be an advantage). Creative, friendly, patient and calm under pressure you’ll also need good technical skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Photoshop. You’ll be highly organised, numerate, accurate and have a full driving licence and your own car. This vacancy is for 3 full days per week but they may consider candidates who are seeking a full-time position.

Salary will be in the range of £20,000 to £25,000. 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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Title Senior Showhome Designer, Surrey
Location Surrey
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 to £40,000 + Bonus
Vacancy Number V03324
Details

This well-respected interior design practice works for both private clients and developers. They create a richness and glamour in their designs that attracts a variety of clients including corporate and entertainment personalities. Based in Surrey, they are now seeking an Interior Designer to work in on their Showhome projects.

Applicants must have 4 or more years’ design experience to include showhomes and be able to lead and manage multiple projects. You should have excellent communication and client facing skills, be well presented and extremely organised. You will be able to run design projects from initial brief through to final installation in compliance with company procedures. Your full involvement will be required on all aspects in order to deliver projects on time and within budget. CAD experience, in particular VectorWorks and InDesign, is highly desirable.

Salary will be in the range of £35,000 to £40,000 + 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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Title Kitchen Designer, Gloucestershire
Location Gloucestershire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 to £35,000 plus Bonus
Vacancy Number V03256
Details

This company was founded as a new venture between two companies, an exciting entity consisting of a handpicked team of designers who specialise in integrating their fantastic brand of furniture, furnishings and accessories into the home. Based at their boutique interior design practice and showroom near Bath, you will be working with clients to conceptualise, design and deliver beautiful kitchens for commercial and private clients.

Preferably with a degree in furniture or interior design and at least 4 years’ experience of kitchens for the higher end of the marketplace you’ll be proficient in AutoCAD and Photoshop (SketchUp would be an advantage as would good hand drawing skills). You’ll have an understanding of the design process and experience of project management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills will also be needed plus the ability to manage clients, budgets and projects.

Salary will be in the range of £30,000 to £35,000 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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Title Junior Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £23,000 to £24,000
Vacancy Number V03253
Details

This company is an award-winning architectural and interior design company specialising within the residential and showhome sector. They have their own interior furnishing showroom and an opportunity has arisen for a Junior Interior Design graduate to join the team in their studio above the Showroom on both residential and showhomes. While this role is a junior position, they are looking for a designer who is willing to be hands on and get involved, take on responsibility and use their initiative. You should also have a real interest in residential design, soft furnishings and creating mood boards.

With a qualification in Interior Design and between 1 and 2 years’ experience on residential design projects you’ll also have AutoCAD, Photoshop and PowerPoint skills. As well as being strongly creative you’ll possess numeracy skills, have excellent communication and organisational skills, be able to work on your own initiative, multi task and juggle a changing workload. Your own car will be essential.

Salary will be in the range of £23,000 to £24,000. 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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Title Bathroom Sales Designer, Berkshire
Location Berkshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £27,000 to £30,000 + Commission and Bonus
Vacancy Number V03224
Details

This beautifully designed showroom offers a design led bathroom supply only service, it boasts a floor area of 2500 ft. sq. and one of the largest working Hansgrohe Axor wet displays in the UK. It also has in excess of £250K worth of premium luxury displays. They are currently seeking a Bathroom Sales Designer to join their team with this exciting new venture and put your own positive mark on the business.

With previous bathroom design and sales experience and some practical experience of using CAD packages you’ll need experience of taking and interpreting detailed client briefs. You’ll have a keen eye for good design plus the ability to undertake site visits and surveys in a confident and professional manner. Also able to work with and motivate other members of the team you’ll possess a full clean driving licence.

Salary will be in the range of £27,000 to £30,000 + Commission and Bonus with an OTE of £35,000 to £40,000. Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Retail Designer, Wiltshire
Location Wiltshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28,000 to £30,000 + Bonus and Pension
Vacancy Number V03197
Details

This company’s contemporary home style-concept choices embrace a brand collection of high quality modern classic furniture, homeware and accessories with themes, styles and a relaxed feel, designed to last. Due to their phenomenal success, they have a brand new opportunity for an experienced Retail Designer to take on a lead role in creating beautiful luxury branded showroom designs for their new stores and the redesign of existing stores. Your key responsibilities will range from managing your own design projects from concept to completion, to guiding, supporting and mentoring the team to achieve their very best.

With a minimum of 3 years’ experience in interior design, or other similar design fields you’ll possess competency in AutoCAD or similar software. Architectural training or experience is highly desirable due to the more structural elements of the role. The ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects and to support others in doing so plus an engaging communicator with an intuitive understanding of their brand will be needed. A full UK driving licence is also a must have.

Salary is in the range of £28,000 to £30,000 plus bonus and pension. 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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Title Estimator, Surrey
Location Surrey
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 to £40,000
Vacancy Number V03145
Details

This company are designers, manufacturers and trade suppliers of architectural hardware for doors, windows and cabinets, used on exclusive residential and hospitality projects throughout the globe. Their core ranges are designed and manufactured in Britain, and are the result of a history of innovation combined with decades of experience.

They are currently seeking an Estimator to join their company to create door hardware schedules for high end residential construction projects. Working with the architects, designers and contractors you need to ensure quotes and schedules are submitted on / or before the required date, sent to all the correct people and included in all of the construction project documentation where applicable. It is also the responsibility of the estimator to follow the quote / schedule through, ensuring the company remain the nominated suppliers, this is vitally important. Once the construction begins on site with a nominated contractor to build or renovate the property the estimator hands the project over to a project coordinator.

You should have experience in estimating or setting out in either joinery, architectural hardware or in construction. Practical, you will need to be able to understand the technicalities of door and window details and advise where details drawn up may cause problems and keep well organized under pressure. You’ll need good time management skills to control and prioritize your work load, a good level of numeracy and clear and concise written and verbal communication skills. IT skills to include MS Outlook, MS Excel, ACT CRM system or similar Ironmongery scheduling software.

Salary will be in the range of £25,000 to £40,000. Please contact Pippa on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20,000 to £25,000
Vacancy Number V03134
Details

This company specialises in the design of investment properties, showhomes and private residential projects. They have a comprehensive range of interior design services and products creating and managing any project from designing or supplying a single item of furniture to undertaking a complete refurbishment. Based in North London, they are currently looking for an interior designer with at least 1 years’ residential experience to take on a permanent role initially as an assistant.

You’ll have at least 1 years’ experience of residential projects (a knowledge of design for investment properties / showhomes would be advantageous). With excellent design flair and creative conceptual skills you’ll be IT literate and competent in Powerpoint / CAD packages. You’ll also need to be self-motivated, enthusiastic and commercially aware.

Salary will be in the range of £20,000 to £25,000. Please contact Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior FF&E Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03099
Details

Our client is an international interior design consultancy with offices worldwide and handles high end residential, educational and healthcare projects across the globe. The Group as whole offer architectural services, interior design, project management, site management, procurement and maintenance and include the hospitality and hotel market sectors. The London studio comprises mainly of the Design and FF&E teams and the company has been established for nearly 30 years.

They are currently seeking a Senior FF&E Designer with an eye for colour and design to work on all the FF&E elements of large scale international residential projects. You’ll need to be from an Arts or Design background (textile / interior design / arts degree) with a minimum of 10 years’ relevant industry experience to include international projects. With excellent organization, administration, presentation and communication skills you’ll also have a comprehensive knowledge of suppliers including Chelsea Harbour.

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Title Interior Designer, Gloucestershire
Location Gloucestershire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03098
Details

This boutique design practice creates elegant interiors for their clients that make everyday living comfortable, engaging and inspirational. They are currently looking to recruit an Interior Designer at a mid to senior level who can run their own projects and be client facing.

The right candidate will need at least 4 years’ experience (6+ years’ would be preferable) on high-end residential projects, have a good knowledge of FF&E and be proficient in AutoCAD and Photoshop. You’ll be able to conceptualise, put together detailed working drawings and collate supporting documentation as well as having strong presentation skills. Able to project manage, you’ll have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to manage budgets and problem solve. Knowledge of furniture design would also be preferable.

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Title Senior Interior Designer, Oxfordshire
Location Oxfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 – £38,000
Vacancy Number V03053
Details

Our client is an expanding creative design and build company specialising in the commercial food and beverages sector including bars, restaurants and cafés. Their client base is varied including the business and industry sector, education, leisure and retail clients. Due to an ever increasing level of projects being won they seek an experienced Senior Interior Designer who can manage their own projects and help manage others in the team.

With a proactive and enthusiastic personality, you will understand what it takes to produce great design solutions, with an ability to be inventive, demonstrate creative thinking, show awareness of the market trends and understand branding.

They are looking for someone with a minimum of five years’ experience of interior design projects including significant experience in hospitality design and fluent in AutoCAD or Vectorworks (Photoshop, SketchUp and/or InDesign would also be useful). You should have good sketching and visualisation ability, excellent design and spatial planning skills, strong technical skills, understanding of materials and suppliers, co-ordination and development of FF&E schemes. Commercially aware, you’ll need an understanding of the catering design process relative to delivery of an operation type and proven communication skills as the job involves liaising with clients, contractors, suppliers and local authorities.

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Title Bathroom Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + Commission
Vacancy Number V03040
Details

Well known for designing bespoke, luxury bathrooms and offering a tailor made service, this company prides itself in creating unique bathrooms matching each client’s particular needs. They are now seeking a Bathroom Sales Designer to be based in their London Showroom. They will look at both junior and mid-weight designers as your communication, interpersonal, sales and design skills are more important than your amount of experience.

With qualifications in interior design, you will need excellent hand drawing skills and residential design experience. Articulate and a good communicator, you should be an ideas person with good problem solving skills and able to work under pressure and unsupervised.

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Title Interior Designer, Warwickshire
Location Warwickshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V03027
Details

This award-winning multi-disciplinary workplace interior design consultancy is based in Warwickshire, with clients throughout the UK and Europe. They are growing and looking for an experienced Interior Designer to join the team. The role is studio based and they are just a 5 minute walk from the local train station, have close links to the M40 and the benefit of secure onsite parking. Role and responsibilities include: conceptual design, working drawings, designing and detailing bespoke furniture and joinery, specifying of furniture and finishes, creating project mood and finishes boards, coordinating building services and liaising with contractors and suppliers.

With 5+ years’ experience in interior design working within commercial workplace design, you will need experience of the complete project cycle from pitch, brief through to construction. As a creative designer with a sincere interest and passion for design, you should also have good product, furniture and finishes knowledge, be commercially minded and have knowledge of building regulation standards. CAD literacy required is AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign.

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Title Interior Designer, West Sussex
Location West Sussex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £26,000 – £30,000
Vacancy Number V03015
Details

This company specialises in high quality commercial workplace solutions providing turnkey, design and build contracts. Based in West Sussex they continue to grow and now seek a Mid-weight Designer to join their busy design studio. The successful candidate will be working from brief to completion and will need to be an all-round designer, capable of working on several different projects at one time showing flexibility.

You will need at least 3 years’ experience within the commercial workplace sector, literate in AutoCAD and the Adobe Creative Suite (SketchUp and 3D would be a bonus). You will also need good hand drawing skills, good organisation skills and a current driving licence.

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Title Head of Product and Creative Development, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30,000 – £45,000 + performance based bonus
Vacancy Number V02939
Details

This rapidly expanding global ecommerce company’s aim is to bring beautiful and stylish furniture and furnishings within reach of everyone. Highly profitable, they have invested heavily in their systems and infrastructure, and now have the foundations in place to become a global brand. The next critical piece of the jigsaw is to bring in the key people who will work with them to make this happen. So far they have only focused on selling the classics, in a replica format, but to become more inspirational and a leader they are looking for a Head of Product and Creative Development to lead the creation of the coming classics – their own line of furniture created in collaboration with worldwide talented furniture designers.

The main remit will be to own the creative development of product within the business through visionary identification and forecast of trends in style and to work with designers and suppliers identifying and sourcing new products that will transform the Company into a leader of trend and exciting, innovative furniture design.

In order for you to be able to do so you should be a creative with an eye and vision for future furniture design and trends and be an ideas person who is forward thinking. Also needed, will be excellent communication skills with experience of supply chains and proven man management skills, able to head up the in-house product development division.

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Title Interior Designer, Hertfordshire
Location Hertfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V02935
Details

This leading design practice within the hotel and hospitality marketplace are currently looking for a talented and creative Interior Designer with a good work ethic, a sharp mind and an awareness of current trends to join their busy and vibrant team. This is a full-time position working in a lively studio within a Grade 2 listed building in Hertfordshire. There are good train links to both Liverpool Street and Kings Cross.

Candidates must have proven experience in all areas of the 4/5 star hotel and leisure sector, with an understanding of materials and detail as well as technical expertise. They must be adept in all stages of the design process, from concept and presentation to detailing and technical design drawing and be competent on AutoCAD. Other core skills include good time-management skills to meet multiple deadlines and experience in construction and bespoke detailing, knowledge of SketchUp, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop would be advantageous.

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Title Interior Designer, Oxfordshire
Location Oxfordshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V02926
Details

With a proven track record of providing a blue chip client base with Architectural, Design and Project Management services this company has the experience to structure and implement major roll out programs for the retail and leisure industry, on a National or International scale. They currently have a vacancy for an Interior Designer to join their team of designers located in Oxfordshire, although applicants will be expected to travel throughout the UK, with some European projects included. Although not a senior role opportunities exist to expand all the way to the top very rapidly.

You will need at least two years retail food and beverage design experience, a suitable background design qualification and a good deal of common sense. Current demonstrable CAD (preferably AutoCAD) drawing skills will be required along with software based presentation graphics capabilities. The work is fast paced and requires design management of simultaneous separate projects.

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Title Procurement Manager, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V02901
Details

With many years of acquiring and developing prime real estate in London, this award winning company is led by creativity and design and works on multi million pound apartment developments and luxury properties in prestigious areas of London. They are currently looking to recruit a Procurement Manager whose responsibilities will include all procurement matters relating to design from inception through to completion of each individual project.

You will have 4 years + experience within high end residential and/or high end hospitality sector and preferably degree level education. With a strong understanding of quality and luxury and an interest in design, you will also need strong interpersonal and communication skills and be a self-starter with the ability to work with a high level of autonomy.

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Title Senior Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35,000 – £38,000
Vacancy Number V02897
Details

This award-winning design led company has many years of experience acquiring and developing prime real estate and works on multi million pound apartment developments and luxury properties in prestigious areas of London. They are currently looking to recruit a Senior Interior Designer who can handle their own projects including design schemes and presentations, bespoke furniture design, cost controlling and budgeting, FF&E and project management.

With 5+ years’ experience in the high-end international residential sector you will be well organised, assertive and presentable with a can do and down to earth attitude. A strong eye for design and understanding of luxury and detail is needed along with an extensive knowledge of FF & E suppliers. AutoCAD literate, 3D drawing packages would also be advantageous as will the ability to free hand sketch and to do perspective drawing.

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Title Showhome Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Contract (Filled)
Salary £25,000 – £30,000
Vacancy Number V02871
Details

We have filled this vacancy.

Our client specialises in the design of investment properties, showhomes and private residential projects. They have a comprehensive range of interior design services and can create and manage any project from designing or supplying a single item of furniture to undertaking a complete refurbishment. One of their designers is going on maternity leave at the end of February so they are looking for a designer experienced in showhomes and private clients for a years’ contract.

Applicants will need at least 3 years design experience to include both showhomes and private residential, have excellent communication and client facing skills and be extremely organised. IT literate, you should be competent in Powerpoint and CAD.

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Title Interior Design Assistant, Buckinghamshire
Location Buckinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £17,000 – £21,000
Vacancy Number V02847
Details

This national and international award winning interior design practice specialises in super-prime properties and with a focus on opulent and luxurious interiors, they also provide interiors and house staging to their sister company, a recognised high-end residential development company. Due to the resulting commissions from its recently opened retail store they are seeking an Interior Design Assistant who will be mentored by the practice’s lead interior designer, involved in client meetings, space planning, preparation of design presentations and cost estimates, design specifications, scheduling and site visits.

You will be either a recent design graduate with a minimum of 1 years’ residential work experience or a creative person from a sales background within a soft furnishings retail outlet wanting to move into a design role. CAD and IT literate you will ideally have some architectural knowledge and lighting design experience would be beneficial.

You should have natural gravitas and common sense, able to build and develop relationships through excellent interpersonal skills and have a good sense of colour and style, appreciative of the luxury end of the marketplace. A full UK driving licence will be required along with the availability to travel as projects are spread across a variety of locations.

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Title Interior Designer, Peterborough
Location Peterborough
Job Type Contract (to Perm)
Salary c£30,000 pro rata
Vacancy Number V02825
Details

This luxury motor yacht builder started in the early 1960’s and builds motor yachts in both its original base in Peterborough and at another site in the UK. They are currently looking for an Interior Designer to cover maternity leave which will be an initial 3 month contract but may well be extended or become a full-time role. The main remit is to implement the interior style on all new product introductions, liaise with customers for interior schemes for customers requesting that service and CAD modelling of furniture parts.

Degree educated in Interior or Furniture Design your experience should come from the marine, high-end residential or luxury / boutique hotel sectors and include knowledge of CNC furniture construction. IT skills needed are Photoshop and 3D CAD modelling (Solid Edge or similar) and good hand sketching ability is also needed.

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Title Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + Package
Vacancy Number V02816
Details

This commercial furniture specialist is growing steadily and their expertise and experience encompasses every aspect of the workplace environment. Their motivation and business ethos is delivering exceptional service levels to their clients. They are currently seeking an additional designer to design, plan and deliver workspace design and furniture solutions and services individually tailored to each client. This will include space plans, product documentation, client presentation documents and liaising with suppliers and visiting showrooms to build and maintain positive long-term relationships.

You will need design experience from the office furniture industry, excellent AutoCAD, Photoshop & Sketch up skills with Studio Max skills preferable. With a proactive approach and good communication skills you should have a dynamic personality, adaptive and willing to learn.

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Title Interior Design roles, Dubai
Location Dubai
Job Type Permanent / Contract
Salary Negotiable Package
Vacancy Number V02804
Details

Permanent / Contract.  This leader in hospitality interior design worldwide consistently sets new standards for luxury, comfort and innovation on resorts and hotels. Their offices in Dubai are expanding and they require talented Designers to join this design office. This will suit candidates with a curious mind and a desire to move into a new country with new opportunities.

They currently seek to fill the following vacancies:

1.  Managing Director

2.  Project Design Director

3.  Senior Interior Designer.

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Title Interior Designer and FF&E roles, Singapore
Location Singapore
Job Type Permanent / Contract
Salary Negotiable Package
Vacancy Number V02802
Details

Permanent / Contract.  This leader in hospitality interior design worldwide consistently sets new standards for luxury, comfort and innovation on resorts and hotels. Their offices in Singapore continue to expand and they require talented Designers to join their award winning design office. This will suit candidates with a curious mind and a desire to move into a new country with new opportunities.

They currently seek to fill the following vacancies:

1.  Project Design Director

2.  Senior Interior Designer

3.  FF&E Designers

4.  Mid-weight Interior Designer

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Title Junior Interior Designer, Northamptonshire
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £15,000
Vacancy Number V02797
Details

This leading hospitality, restaurant and commercial kitchen design consultancy provides innovative design led solutions for the hospitality and leisure industry. Based in Northamptonshire they are a team of talented and creative individuals who are passionate and focused about their work. Their knowledge spans retail management, product design, marketing, project management, engineering, financial management, construction and catering. They are currently seeking a Junior Designer to develop design layouts and proposals based upon in-house or external briefs for presentation to clients.

As a recent graduate in Interior Design you will have up to 1 years work experience and be AutoCAD literate. Enthusiastic, keen and willing to learn you will also need strong customer service and communication skills.

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Title Architectural Technician, West Sussex
Location West Sussex
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 – £30,000
Vacancy Number V02796
Details

This established and expanding Architectural Interior Design practice specialise in the design and delivery of hospitality projects: pubs, restaurants and hotels. They are currently in a growth phase and require both an Interior Designer and an Architectural Technician.

For the Architectural Technician vacancy you should be fully conversant with AutoCAD, have sound knowledge of Building Regulations and the ability to detail, in particular joinery. With experience in preparing planning and building regulations applications, you must also be able to work as part of a team. You will require a current driving licence as there will be travel around the UK to site.

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Title Interior Designer / Project Manager, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28,000 – £35,000
Vacancy Number V02775
Details

This international design practice works within the private high-end residential marketplace and are well-known for their enthusiastic and colourful but exacting style. They epitomize creativity and produce customized, bespoke designs. Every piece of furniture, joinery and furnishings are designed and manufactured specifically for the client with the highest attention to detail.

They are currently seeking an Interior Designer / Job Runner who can take a project from brief through to completion. This would particularly suit a designer with a lively and enquiring mind.

You will need experience within the high-end luxury residential and contract marketplace accustomed to developing new designs and bespoke solutions to customer requirements. You will need knowledge of procurement and associated costings; knowledge of ordering and monitoring the manufacturing of upholstery, freestanding furniture, lightings and accessories; good administrative and organisational skills for keeping project records, creating specifications, schedules and documenting the FF&E designs. You will also need AutoCAD literacy for space planning and detailing of projects, SketchUp will be an advantage and excellent communication, liaison and job running skills essential.

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Title Head of Space Management, Buckinghamshire
Location Buckinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V02761
Details

Our client is seeking a Head of Space Management for their Facilities and Estates team based in Luton. You will be responsible for delivering a full estates and facilities management service including space planning, space management, reactive and planned maintenance and building works, cleaning, security, stewarding, catering, accommodation and other related matters across all sites.

The purpose of this role is to improve the extent to which the estate is utilised and how it meets users’ requirements. The role will also identify, develop and lead on any space management policy and procedures.

With recognised qualifications relating to this post, you will need experience and knowledge of space planning, space management techniques and implications for educational establishments and familiarity with the use of IT and commitment to the development of IT based solutions. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential along with attention to detail, deadlines and accuracy and an ability to take the initiative to achieve goal orientated solutions.

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Title Interior Designer, Buckinghamshire
Location Buckinghamshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary c£30,000
Vacancy Number V02755
Details

This company works within the residential sector on high quality bespoke residential and commercial architecture. Consisting of both interior designers and architects they currently have a vacancy for an experienced designer who is looking for a long term opportunity that can take on job running responsibilities.

Qualified in interior design you will need a minimum of 3 years’ experience on residential projects, able to design and detail using AutoCAD with SketchUp as an advantage. You will also need good communication and interpersonal skills, organised and able to present to clients and self-motivated and proactive.

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Title Interior Designer, Surrey
Location Surrey
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V02748
Details

This company has a number of showrooms showcasing kitchens, bathrooms, interior spaces and gardens alongside their busy Interior Design team. They create the perfect environment; through luxurious fabrics, elegant accessories or a complete interior design experience and are known for designing elegant homes with a contemporary edge.

They are currently seeking an Interior Designer to work from their new design studios based above their showroom in Surrey. You will be responsible for your specific area of design work, ensuring that deadlines are met and that the Design Assistants are managed and resourced appropriately. Creating relationships with suppliers and keeping accurate records of suppliers is also an important part of the job.

You should have at least 7 years’ experience in the residential sector, client faced – ideally in a high end/luxury showroom/retail environment. With a design qualification you will be passionate, dedicated, able to work in a fast moving environment with excellent time management skills and good attention to detail.

Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Senior Interior Designer, Hertfordshire (Near London)
Location Hertfordshire (Near London)
Job Type Permanent
Salary £40,000-£50,000+bonus
Vacancy Number V02741
Details

This company designs, plans and installs contemporary interiors for the corporate sector handling everything from minor refits to major renovations. Established back in the 90’s they work worldwide and also handle industrial and private healthcare projects. Based in Hertfordshire within easy access to both the M25 and A1, they are looking to recruit an experienced Interior Designer to be actively involved with the clients from concept through to installation.

To have D & B experience would be ideal, but not absolutely necessary, 5+ years’ experience of designing commercial workspace environments is however absolutely necessary. Knowledge of architecture would be beneficial as they also take on exterior work and you should be able to “hit the ground running”. Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp and 3D Max for visualising would be a bonus. There are fantastic career prospects on offer and the responsibility of a growing department.

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Title Kitchen Design Technician, Suffolk
Location Suffolk
Job Type Permanent
Salary £18,000
Vacancy Number V02699
Details

Established nearly 30 years ago, our client specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of handmade kitchens and have an excellent reputation for consistently delivering well designed, carefully crafted products. Based in a thriving historic market town situated in the beautiful Suffolk countryside near the east coast, they currently have a job opportunity for a kitchen design technician to work in the showroom alongside the senior designer.

You will need to be CAD literate, but also have free hand drawing skills and a relevant degree in furniture, product or interior design. You will have to liaise with customers, suppliers and the building trades so will need excellent communication skills, presentable with good organizational skills.

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Title Various Design / Admin Roles, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Vacancy Number V02671
Details

This large international Architectural and Interior Design practice and is well known for handling high-end residential projects, royal palaces, hotels, universities, hospitals and airports, particularly in the Middle East. With the design studio based in West London, they are currently extremely busy on a number of large scale projects and seek to fill a variety of positions.

Senior FF&E Designer: running FF&E projects from handling the brief from the client, sourcing, specifying and procuring through to hand over on site. This role will be client facing and so overseas travel will be required from time to time. You must have at least 8 years’ experience on residential projects with excellent knowledge of FF&E, suppliers, fabric houses, listing and documenting and great attention to detail.

Senior Interior Designer: working on a variety of projects to include initial brief, concept, design drawings, colour schemes then handing over to the FF&E team and overseeing to site. They are seeking specialists in both the residential marketplace and in healthcare so you will need at least 6 years’ experience in either and capable of handling large projects, a number at a time. You will also need to be CAD and Photoshop literate.

Procurement Specialist: handling all of the procurement on the larger residential and commercial projects. You are likely to have worked for either a larger design / architectural practice or as an in-house role within a hotel chain and should have an excellent understanding of procurement.

Admin / Design Support: for this they are seeking immediate starters who will be supporting the FF&E team on a variety of tasks such as administration, invoicing, documenting, maintaining the fabric library, chasing suppliers and there may be a chance to be trained within FF&E. You must be very organised, have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, have worked in an office environment previously, have an interest in design and be fully IT literate.

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Title Design Director, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary £Negotiable + Great Extras
Vacancy Number V03756
Details

This family-run business has been designing and building commercial offices for over 10 years. Their culture is really important to them and they are essentially a company of likeminded people who believe that everyone deserves a great place to work. This newly created role of Design Director is to essentially be a leader and role model for the creative design teams and a champion of creativity for the company. You will oversee the design output working strategically and collaboratively to bring exceptional creative ideas to the table, whilst at the same time ensuring that the company is commercially efficient and able to successfully deliver on project design commitments.

With at least 8-10 years’ experience within the Design and Build sector you’ll be a creative individual who is passionate about championing new design technology and ways of working to engage audiences and change behaviour. Having a personality that brings energy, creative culture, ideas and passion for design to the studio you’ll have a proven track record of running and managing a team of people ideally in a design environment. You’ll be an inspirational leader with excellent management skills and a desire to develop and mentor a young design team. You must be able to help direct the business to improve productivity and performance so will possesses excellent studio management skills with the ability to improve processes, increasing efficiencies and reducing costs.

You’ll have a proactive, inquisitive and communicative approach to work along with fluency in AutoCAD, InDesign and SketchUp. Microsoft Office is essential and Photoshop and Illustrator would be beneficial.

Salary is negotiable plus profit share, pension and discount perks. If this vacancy sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Interior Designer, London
Location London
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable + Pension
Vacancy Number V03729
Details

This highly prestigious design studio work on both historical and contemporary interiors, bespoke furniture, lighting and pieces of artwork celebrating artisan crafts and the finest materials. Known for sophisticated luxury chic to match their clients’ lifestyles, they are currently seeking a Mid-Weight Interior Designer who can work alongside the other designers and assist with both UK and International projects.

Position overview: assisting in fabrics selections and liaising with fabric suppliers; assisting with preparation and development on projects with drawings, models, images, material and mood boards and other documents relating to the design; assisting the Projects Manager on accurate schedules, obtaining accurate pricing from internal documents / suppliers; attending client meetings with the responsibility of note-taking and supporting the studio team.

You’ll have a minimum of 2-3 years’ of experience gained on luxury residential projects and knowledge of art furniture and gallery specifications. Fabric specification and procurement experience will be needed alongside the ability to understand and read space plans, floor finish plans, ceiling plans, elevations and details from architect drawings. Rhino and KeyShot knowledge would be good but training will be provided.

Salary is negotiable and based on your level of experience, plus pension. If this job opening sounds of interest please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to recruit@careersindesign.com.

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Title Kitchen Designer (Client Advert), Surrey
Location Surrey
Job Type Permanent
Salary £25,000 to £28,000 plus Commission (OTE of £40k+)
Vacancy Number V03693
Details

Acqua are a leading German Kitchen Supplier to both the London and Surrey areas and are looking for an enthusiastic designer to join the team at our Flagship Surbiton Branch. The candidate must live within a 10 mile radius of the showroom with a full driving licence as site visits are an integral part of our work. Use of your own vehicle however, although preferred, is not essential.

The candidate should have experience in designing kitchens using a CAD software package and ideally will have worked with a German kitchen manufacturer either currently or previously. You will be knowledgeable about a variety of worksurfaces, appliances and splashbacks and possess some interior design skills and flair as we are increasingly getting orders for living rooms, bedrooms and offices also.

Salary will be £25,000 to £28,000 plus Commission (OTE of £40k+). If this sounds like you then please submit a CV by email to Owais Ali at owais.ali@acquakitchens.co.uk (quoting reference V03693). Please also visit www.acquakitchens.co.uk for more information on our company.

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www.applegate.co.uk/videos/video-4-business.html?id=1944

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Title Choosing an Interior Design course
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Here is a link to a useful guide for choosing the right interior design course for you.

www.britishcouncil.org/learning-infosheets-interior-design.pdf

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Title Advertising on This Site
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ADVERTISE YOUR VACANCY HERE FOR ONLY £200.00 + VAT.

We take your text, create the advert and publish complete with your contact details and web site address. It would also be published on our Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn pages. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 or email us at recruit@careersindesign.com for further details. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Title CV and Interviewing Advice for Designers
Location The University of Hertfordshire – Creative Design Department
Job Type CV Design, CV Content, Portfolios, Interviewing
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Here is Pippa Baker speaking to the creative design students at The University of Hertfordshire about CV design, CV content, design portfolios, interviewing and searching for design jobs. We hope you find it useful. The video is also chopped into five smaller portions on our YouTube channel. http://youtu.be/_RJ4C6U-qEo

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