Furniture Designer

Location
England, Lancashire
Salary
£20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
01 May 2019
Closes
29 May 2019
Ref
V03721
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture
Job Functions
Designer

This company specialise in creating beautiful bespoke furniture, designing and producing high end, innovative furniture from fitted studies and libraries, through to freestanding pieces and Superyacht furniture.

Currently seeking a Designer, the remit will be to initially assist the Project Manager with the day-to-day running of the business, managing workshops and projects and liaising with both clients and suppliers. There will also be time set aside for the Junior Designer to work on renders and drawings which will be based on live projects they are currently working on or quoting for.

Responsibilities include to assist in:

  • Sample preparation, tracking and production.
  • Liaising with Workshops to correct problems or discuss design ideas/issues.
  • Sourcing and costing of materials for live Projects or for quotations.
  • Delivering accurate drawings to meet the production schedule and exceed the expectations of clients.
  • Producing and developing their own design ideas, which if selected will be sent out as a monthly mail shot to all clients.

Skills and experience sought:

  • Bespoke furniture making knowledge and able to convert design concepts into technical furniture drawings for manufacture.
  • Experience of using ideally AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • University Degree or similar in Furniture Design or a similar aspect of Design.
  • Confidence and good communication skills when speaking with Workshops, Suppliers and Customers.
  • Flexible working occasionally to accommodate deadlines and production timelines.

Working hours are Monday - Friday, 9am-5pm

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