Creative Lead CAD/3D designer

10 October 2018
07 November 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Creative Design Team Leader

The Fix is looking for a CAD team lead to manage a team for a truly unique play area design business based in surrey we are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to motivate, lead and manage a team of designers. As a line manager you will lead by example by demonstrating and developing both concept and creative designs using best practice whilst instilling a can do and high performing ethic into the team. Ensuring design proposals are approached with a ‘bid to win' attitude, using your creative skills to produce engaging material that is simple to understand and pro-actively supporting the team to produce the highest quality bid possible leading to an increased win rate. The Creation of scheme designs and supporting bid documents as required, from concept sketch, mood board to scale layout plan and 3D visual presentations. Pricing and costing of the proposal within the guidelines of company policy, ensuring each scheme is within the clients' budget and meets the requirements of the specification.


This role is responsible for creating a concept design scheme and developing this into fully detailed presentation material that includes pricing and eventually, construction information. The presentation material can be technical scale plan layouts using AutoCAD software and/or a 3D visual representation using 3D MAX and Adobe creative suite software. The scheme design proposal and associated construction costs are intrinsically linked and it is the role of the Play Area Designer to complete a detailed cost estimate for each scheme proposal using an in-house developed costing tool solution. This role is required to source prices that are outside the standard schedule of rates from approved sub-contractors and suppliers as required. You will liaise with the Contract Managers to ensure all works such as landscaping or bespoke features are correctly priced by approved suppliers.  


Supporting bid documents This role works within the Tender process, understanding the importance of set deadlines and ensuring these are met on all occasions. As part of the bid process you may be required to submit an illustrated written design rationale for some projects, describing how the proposal meets the clients' requirements to ensure the Company gains the maximum score possible for our bid.


While the above details outline the main aspects of this position, all employees are expected to complete any other reasonable duties requested by management, which are within their capability.


Ability to communicate and influence at all levels. Pleasant customer facing style and ability to work as part of a team.  High attention to detail and ability to multi-task and work under pressurised deadlines.  Innovative - provide new ideas to ensure bids are current and surpass client expectations. Adaptable and thrive on change - work with new teams on each proposal.




IT Skills


CAD 3D Max Adobe Creative Suite Microsoft Office  

Personal Development


Commitment to Excellence Structured Thinking Career Progression Action / Results Orientated, agile in actions  




·         Future Planning


·         Persuading and Influencing team and customers


·         Motivating and inspiring




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