Our client has been designing and making bespoke furniture, antiqued mirror and specialist finishes for more than twenty years for the high-end London and international markets. They work for leading interior designers, architects and private clients all over the world. They currently have an opening for a Furniture Designer with excellent technical knowledge of furniture construction to join their design team.
They are seeking an individual who will relish working within a dynamic environment and be flexible to accommodate daily priorities. You must be a strong team player and it is essential that you have a positive, can-do attitude. Knowledge and experience of VectorWorks is preferable but they will consider other similar CAD programmes.
Main duties include: Supervising the design team to produce working drawings; Production of accurate working drawings; Production of design concept drawings to be used in the sales process; Managing and co-ordinating makers and subcontractors; Occasional working on-site: site surveying, fitting and construction.
With at least 5 years’ experience in the furniture or woodwork manufacture industry you’ll have strong knowledge of both furniture manufacturing techniques and materials. Site installation experience is desirable, as well as practical cabinet-making or bench skills and good hand-sketching ability would also be helpful. You’ll be strong analytically (regarding budget awareness) and possess good problem solving skills. You’ll be working with a very friendly bunch of people who love creating beautiful projects for their clients.
Salary is £27,000 to £38,000 D.O.E. plus pension. Please contact Pippa Baker on 01920 486125 for further details, or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also apply via our other website www.careersindesign.com/design-jobs/1156.