Furniture Designer

Recruiter
Eden Brown
Location
Walsall
Salary
£20000 - £24000/annum
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 Apr 2018
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
Interior / Furniture CAD Designer

I am currently seeking a capable and enthusiastic Furniture Designer to join an amazing team specialising in the design & manufacture of bespoke furniture for the hotel and hospitality market. Experience in a similar role would be considered a strong advantage although graduates will be considered providing they are able to demonstrate sufficient ability.

My client is a bespoke furniture manufacturer seeking to recruit a new member to join their fabulous design department.

Experience working as a commercial designer is a strong advantage, although applicants will be considered primarily on their ability to demonstrate sound technical AUTOCAD proficiency, produce detailed 2D plans and elevations with instructive design narrative with consideration to scale, functionality, materials and components.

The role requires the ability to manage the design and development of bespoke items from concept to installation with great attention to detail. They are looking for a commercial and professional client facing designer, able to assess a client's requirements, consider all core materials and components.

You will be able to identify and address the brief effectively whilst evaluating costs and client budget constraints. Excellent organisational and time management skills are a must.

You will be able to use Sketchup effectively to create 3D visuals to present to the client for approval as well as demonstrating requirements to the wider team, such as production, sub-contractors and installers.

Responsibilities include:
- Professional and confident client liaison.
- Carry out site surveys and obtain accurate measurements.
- Manage design process from concept & development to installation.
- Consider and specify appropriate materials and components.
- Produce excellent CAD drawings and 3D visuals.
- Compile design proposals and costs that address both the clients brief and budget.
- Provide technical design support between client and production throughout the project.
- Procure & co-ordinate the supply & installation of elements relevant to a project.
- Collaborate with colleagues in the production department.

Requirements:
- BA degree qualification in Interior / Product / Furniture Design is essential.
- Excellent technical CAD drawing ability, accuracy and attention to detail.
- Understanding of manufacturing methods for the construction of furniture is a strong advantage.
- Demonstrate proficient use of AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and Photoshop
- Good knowledge of Microsoft Office [Outlook, Word, Excel and MS Project]
- Good client facing communication and confident presentation skills.
- Excellent time management and a flexible approach to working hours where project deadlines dictate.
- A portfolio of previous work that demonstrates creativity and attention to detail.
- Must hold a full clean driving licence and able to travel to meet clients and attend site.

Please note: Only applicants with the required qualifications detailed and living within an appropriate 20-mile radius from Walsall will be considered.

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Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
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