Furniture Designer

A1 People
London (Greater)
21 July 2018
19 August 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a small but growing design studio working internationally on a range of furniture and product projects. They are involved in a number of interesting and exciting assignments around the world, and have a fantastic opportunity for a creative furniture/product designer/engineer to join their team in our West London Studio on a full time basis. The designer will be required to work across the whole design process from initial concepts, through detailed design development and pre-production to manufacture.

Job Description.
Working on all aspects of the design process you will be required to undertake research in technical and social changes especially related to the workplace;  develop designs from initial concepts, presentation renders, prototypes, models   through to full manufacturing detailing within a small team environment.
Work on a variety of projects, the majority of which are furniture related. 
Potential International travel to client and supplier sites (Europe, Asia and USA).
Full time role with a three month trial period.

A minimum of five years' experience, of both concept and technical detailing skills, working on mass production furniture/products. (Applicants with less experience will not be considered)
Advanced 3D modelling and rendering skills with excellent proficiency in Solid Works.
A knowledge of moulding/casting methods, mass production, fabrication, assembly, upholstery methods and material capabilities.
A good eye for proportion, composition, materials and colour with an impeccable attention to detail.

General Requirements
A design degree or similar higher education qualification
Would be comfortable working in a small but growing studio.
Excellent visual and verbal communication skills and being able to be confident to present and correspond with clients and suppliers.
Good time management skills delivering work on time and to a high standard.
Fluency in English.
The candidate should be a UK citizen or have a current work visa for the UK/sponsorship not available.
Valid Driving Licence and Passport


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