Furniture Designer

Location
peterborough
Salary
£30000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension + phone
Posted
20 Aug 2018
Closes
17 Sep 2018
Ref
V03662
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture, Product
Job Functions
Designer

This company manufactures stylish contemporary furniture to some of the top and best known retail names globally.

Constantly growing they seek a creative designer to oversee the creation of upwards of 20 ranges a year. Applicants should be prepared for a fast turnaround of ideas and solutions.

Objectives and requirements:

  • Coordinating the product design process daily with require frequent video chats with the teams in China so clear and concise communication is expected
  • You will be managing one junior designer and also have responsibility for coordinating with freelance designers
  • Flexible, all round skills will be used for the design of exhibition stands, creating client presentations using SolidWorks and collection themes
  • To plan timescales, hit deadlines and manage developments to achieve business objectives set by management
  • There will be travel for sample development in China and Vietnam and to furniture shows
  • 4+ years of experience in full-time design employment with good problem-solving skills are sought
  • Keep up-to-date with the choice of materials including timber, glass and steel


More importantly they are seeking candidates with the following attributes: ownership, leadership, communicator, coachable. organized, helpful, assertive but personable and a contributor.