Design Project Manager - Furniture Gallery

Recruiter
Mustard Jobs
Location
City Of London
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
09 Apr 2019
Ref
AH938
Contact
Archie Harvey
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Exhibition, Furniture, Interior
Currently working with a Central London based luxury furniture and art gallery to find a Design Project Manager, who can assist in the delivery of their private collections and rare furniture exhibitions through the year. The role is a combination of both experience project management of exhibitions, along with hands on creative, assisting clients to realise their exhibition and designs.

Person / Experience Required:

The successful candidate will have gained experience working at the highest level of furniture design. They will understand the level of detail and accuracy involved in the successful creation of the gallery works.

Strong design background
• The use of CAD to communicate design intent, both technical production drawings and client friendly visuals.
• Practical design skills including Design History
• Proficient in Rhino, KeyShot, Adobe Suite

Strong project management skills
• To generate a clear production plan, to communicate progression and projected completion dates to all stakeholders within a project
• Strong administration skills and experience with a CRM database
• The ability to successfully work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Meticulous attention to detail, dimensions and finishes
• Issuing purchase orders to suppliers and tracking incoming invoices
• Material sample documentation


Manufacturing and production - Understanding a range of manufacturing processes:
• Fabrication
• Engineering processes
• Metal casting - Bronze
• Molding GRP
• Traditional woodworking techniques
• Upholstery

Team player - The successful candidate will be a key member of a small but growing production team:
• Great personality with excellent communication skills (using specialist and non-specialist language)
• Ability to work with multiple members in a team across different manufacturers and projects
• Diplomatic and thoughtful approach to talking to the represented artists of the gallery

Languages (preferred but not essential): French, Italian
• The successful candidate will be responsible for projects throughout Europe

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