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Internal Architect / Designer Autocad

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Recruiter
Tai Ping Carpets UK
Posted
07 January 2013
Closes
04 February 2013
Contract Types
Hours
Design Disciplines
Job Functions
Salary
Undisclosed

Further information

PURPOSE

  • Work directly with the sales team and clients to efficiently understand and react to customer needs with creative solutions for their projects to ensure client satisfaction and the achievement of sales goals.
  • Manage the production of client orders by Asian production team

PRINCIPAL MISSIONS

Manage the design, production, and delivery of client orders:

  • Design custom carpets & rugs from collection designs and bespoke designs to meet unique client requests
  • Communicate, advise and function closely with the operation manager and sales team regarding production issues
  • Assist other members of European design team with overflow projects
  • Manage projects from the time the order is taken through the delivery to the client : facilitate production of design documents by the design studio, prepare and send Purchase Orders to the factories, follow up with factories to ensure that they have all information necessary for production, provide information to the logistics service and confirm delivery
  • Respond quickly and accurately to questions from clients, the design studio, the factories, and the logistics service.
  • Meet with clients to obtain information regarding potential or ongoing projects
  • Visit job sites for measurements or to supervise installations

HIERARCHY

  • THIS POSITION REPORTS BOTH TO THE UK SALES DIRECTOR & EUROPEAN DESIGN STUDIO MANAGER.

OTHER CONTACTS

INTERNAL

  • UK Sales Team
  • European Design Team
  • Asian production team 

EXTERNAL

  • Clients, architects and interior designers
  • Factories

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

QUANTITATIVE

  • Adherence to schedules
  • Adherence to approved standards
  • Accuracy of production layouts and purchase order documents

 QUALITATIVE

  • Ability to develop effective working relationships
  • Effective time-management
  • Appropriateness of design work produced for each client project

SKILLS & QUALITIES REQUIRED

Minimum 2 years of experience working on architectural projects.

Skills :

  • Strong design skills/culture and ability to interpret client requests with appropriate color palettes
  • Drawing skills (please send a Portfolio of hand drawings + Photoshop and CAD drawings)
  • A sensitivity to premium quality custom products is a distinct advantage
  • Strong organizational & time management skills
  • A command of Photoshop and/or Illustrator design software, Texcelle
  • Excellent knowledge of AutoCAD is mandatory
  • An understanding of the custom development process for each product and installation type
  • Fluent English, other European languages a plus

Qualities :

  • Dynamism and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to resolve problems rapidly and effectively
  • Self-motivation & initiative
  • Organisation & rigour

Tai Ping Carpets UK