Job: Senior Furniture Designer, Peterborough

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Title Senior Furniture Designer, Peterborough
Location Peterborough
Job Type Permanent
Salary £28,000 to £32,000 plus Pension
Vacancy Number V03662
Details

This design-focused company has become a cornerstone creator of contemporary furniture to some of the top and best known retail names globally. They offer a fast paced and friendly environment with a focus on continuous learning and skills development and are seeking a creative and talented individual to oversee the creation of upwards of 20 ranges a year. Applicants should be prepared for a fast turnaround of ideas and solutions.

You will be coordinating the product design process daily. Frequent video chats with the teams in China will be required to coordinate the departments and achieve a fast, accurate and high-quality end result. You will manage one junior designer and also have responsibility for coordinating with freelance designers, managing the design of exhibition stands, creating client presentations and creating collection themes. Additionally, you will be expected to plan timescales, hit deadlines and manage developments to achieve business objectives set by management. There will be travel for sample development in China and Vietnam and to furniture shows.

With a degree in product or furniture design you’ll have 6+ years of experience in full-time design employment along with fluency in SolidWorks and Adobe Illustrator plus good knowledge of materials including timber, glass and steel. Strong project management and problem-solving skills will be needed together with good leadership and communication skills (both internally and externally). As well as being creative you’ll possess a strong work ethic, great enthusiasm and be sociable.

Salary is in the range of £30,000 to £40,000 plus bonus, pension and phone. 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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