Ceramic And Glass Product Designer

Recruiter
The DRH Collection
Location
East London, London
Salary
20800.0000
Posted
19 Jun 2017
Closes
19 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Ceramic And Glass Product Designer

London, E8

£20,800 - £22,000 pa

The DRH Collection is a multi-award winning designer, importer and distributor of beautiful ceramic and glass tableware, kitchenware and giftware, representing brands from all over the world. We supply the middle to top end of the retail and catering markets, both in the UK and abroad. We are looking for someone to join our small, dedicated team as a Ceramic And Glass Product Designer providing the high level of service in which we pride ourselves and to grow within and alongside the business.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Working in tandem with the product development team to design, source and create new items and ranges for both the company’s own ranges as well as special development work for specific customers
  • Researching theme concepts and market trends
  • Preparing artwork, of both product and packaging, to review, amend and, once approved, quote and sample through suppliers
  • Receive, review and submit product samples before sign off and production

As we are a small business, it is expected of everyone to get involved with many aspects of the business, and as such will also be expected to:

  • Assisting with and managing customer accounts - including order processing and resolving queries including when we are developing customer exclusive lines.
  • Handling customer enquiries on the telephone and via email
  • Maintaining customer and item databases

Skills and Knowledge:

Mandatory:

  • Prior experience in product sourcing, working directly with suppliers
  • Prior experience in product design and development for top end retail customers
  • Prior experience in packaging design
  • Advanced skills in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft office systems including Word, Excel and Dynamics Nav
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent customer service and telephone manner
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a small, busy team
  • Must have excellent command of written and oral English
  • Good attention to detail is essential

Preferred:

  • A degree in a design related field
  • Previous experience working within the tableware industry, specifically with ceramics and glassware

Hours & Salary:

Full time, Monday to Friday, 0900 - 1730.

Occasional need to join us at trade shows around the UK (maybe abroad also) where the timings vary.

£20,800 - £22,000 pa

Job posted on the 16th June 2017

Closing date for full applications 16th July 2017