Furniture Designer

Careers in Design
London (Greater)
£30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent salary and benefit scheme
10 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This fast growing British manufacturer of furniture, upholstery, lighting, rugs and textiles have 3 showrooms in London alongside their retail website. At the hub of activity in their Head Office they are now seeking a Furniture Designer to help expand their team and company.

The designer will be responsible for developing and designing across all their products with key responsibilities to include:

  • Design development, including new product concepts and supporting hand sketches across upholstery and cabinetry
  • Autonomous production of detailed drawings using AutoCAD
  • Creating 3D renders using 3DS Max
  • Liaising with suppliers, with the potential for supplier visits within Europe and to the Far East
  • Creating assembly instructions

Person / Experience Required:

  • A keen creative eye with a passion for furniture and design
  • Minimum of 3 years experience of producing detailed drawings of upholstery
  • AutoCAD and 3DS Max literacy
  • Able to see products through from conception to production
  • A good understanding of furniture production methods and materials and the UK furniture market
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A determination for developing high quality products
  • Self-motivated with a can-do attitude

Benefits include: 25 days holiday, extra half day for Xmas Shopping, excellent staff discount, childcare voucher scheme, cycle to work scheme, free flu jab annually, pension scheme. refer a friend bonus scheme and most importantly a lush supply of fruit and healthy snacks delivered each week!

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