|Title||Product Designer / Furniture Designer, Oxfordshire|
|Salary||£30,000 to £35,000 + Benefits|
This British furniture and home accessories retailer with a number of stores nationwide and an online website source their luxury pieces with an eye for beauty, comfort and unique style.
They are currently seeking a product / furniture designer to work with the creative directors in the design studio based at their Head Office just south of Oxford. The individual will work on a variety of creative and artistic ideas for their whole range both current and new. The role requires someone to think creatively but be able to design and translate technically with the aid of CAD software and the Adobe CS suite. Tasks usually include: sketching initial design ideas; making samples or working models by hand; researching materials, processes or market requirements and travelling to company’s production facilities, occasionally abroad.
The successful candidate will be degree qualified with at least 3 years’ product / furniture design experience and have a keen interest in materials and manufacturing processes. Knowledge of 2D & 3D routing CAD software and rendering packages such as Rhinoceros and AutoCAD are asked for along with strong proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. You’ll need to be able to work in a fast-paced design / production practice, have strong communication skills and commercially aware. Ideally an all-round general knowledge for product development of plastics, metals, resins and woodwork would be advantageous.
Salary is in the range of £30,000 to £35,000 plus contributory pension, bonus + discounts. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org.