Senior Furniture Designer

Recruiter
Adrem Group
Location
England, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
19 September 2018
Closes
17 October 2018
Ref
BBBH31950
Contact
Sabina Berariu
Job Function
Designer, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

One of the most renowned bespoke furniture brands are seeking a SENIOR DESIGNER to join their team in Cambridgeshire.

Some of their portfolio includes bespoke designs for home and office furniture, accessories, and their approach is commercially oriented. Their design team is seeking an individual with a trained eye for design, paired with a genuine passion to deliver excellence and create products that are aesthetically pleasant, functional and built to last.

This would be the right fit for you if…

  • You are a fair team-player and have a collaborative approach to work
  • You are highly creative, with a good eye for design
  • You have an interest in aesthetical, detailed design
  • You are results-driven, with excellent prioritisation of workload and deadlines
  • You understand project budgets, realistic costings and project timelines
  • You are a proactive self-starter, conscientious and dynamic
  • You possess a strong work ethic and willingness to go the extra mile
  • You have strong managerial and leadership abilities

You must be able to demonstrate the following within your portfolio/CV:

  • Bachelor or Post Graduate Degree in product or furniture design
  • More than 7 years of experience in full time design employment
  • Creativity, Integrity, high work enthusiasm, strong learning ability, careful
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills with both internal and external
  • Open to travel
  • Should have a sociable character
  • High standard at Solid Works, Illustrator
  • Good knowledge of materials including Timber glass and steel

Key responsibilities:

  • Work with Concept design of furniture products
  • 3D rendering of concepts (Solid Works)
  • Produces technical drawings and product specifications to be digitally transmitted
  • Carries our market research to ensure we are constantly on top of trend prediction
  • Creates style groups for seasonal design briefs
  • Manages freelance designers
  • Responsible for managing and training one junior designer
  • Manages development timescales in line with business requirements
  • Travels for sample development in China and Vietnam
  • Travel to furniture shows
  • Input into technical documents such as assembly guides and product risk assessments
  • Guides and leads creation of freelance assistance such as CGI creation
  • Oversight of show booth creation. / booth concept design
  • Oversight of brochure creation
  • Oversight of updates to product listings on website
  • Regular Development meetings with China team
  • Work closely with other departments including sales and production for a "joined up" approach to
  • product creation
  • Identify and recommend manufacturing efficiency improvement opportunities for cost savings
  • Some travel will be required for shows exhibiting to clients and for inspiration trips

Salary:

  • Depending upon experience
  • Competitive salary

If you resonate with the above, let us get to know you:

Send us your application in writing, by providing us with your CV, Cover Letter and Portfolio and if you make our shortlist, we'll be in touch straight away.

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