Furniture Designer

Location
Shropshire
Salary
£27,000 to £38,000
Posted
25 Mar 2021
Closes
22 Apr 2021
Ref
V03888
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture, Product
Job Functions
Cad Technician, Designer

Our client has been designing and making bespoke furniture, antiqued mirror and specialist finishes for more than twenty years for the high-end London and international markets. They work for leading interior designers, architects and private clients all over the world.

They currently have an opening for a Furniture Designer with excellent technical knowledge of furniture construction to join their design team.

They are seeking an individual who will relish working within a dynamic environment and be flexible to accommodate daily priorities. You must be a strong team player and it is essential that you have a positive, can-do attitude. Knowledge and experience of VectorWorks is preferable but they will consider other similar CAD programmes.

Main duties for the Furniture Designer / Draughtsperson include:

  • Supervising the design team to produce working drawings
  • Production of accurate working drawings
  • Production of design concept drawings to be used in the sales process
  • Managing and co-ordinating makers and subcontractors
  • Occasional working on-site: site surveying, fitting and construction

Skills and Experience needed for the Furniture Designer / Draughtsperson:

  • Strong knowledge of both furniture manufacturing techniques and materials
  • Site installation experience is desirable, as well as practical cabinet-making or bench skills
  • At least 5 years’ experience in furniture or woodwork manufacture
  • Good hand sketching ability would be helpful
  • Strong analytically regarding budget awareness
  • Good problem solving skills

In return you will be working with a very friendly bunch of people who love creating beautiful projects for their clients.

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