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Assistant Designer Furniture (Experienced)

Job ID: 1619 Location: London Paddington Category: Design Salary: Competitive + benefits Hours: Closing date: September 20th 2019, 5:30 PM.

Job Description:

About the role

  • Work alongside the Designer to deliver the global product direction
  • Support the Designer with the co-ordination of day to day activities
  • Support the Designer in producing a high standard of CADs, Tech Pack via Product Lifecycle Management ensuring a high hit rate and delivering Direct Design targets
  • Work with the Designers to meet critical path deadlines and deliver the right designs, at the right time to meet critical paths
  • Support the Designer to deliver Design Briefs to suppliers when required
  • Support effective working relationships with our Sourcing Office teams and Suppliers
  • Research global retail and trends under the direction of the Designer and identify and communicate key opportunities
  • Assist in creating design boards, design publications and design presentations
  • Begin to own a product/product type under the Designers direction

About you

  • Substantial experience in Solidworks (3D) and Adobe CS (2D)
  • Substantial experience in the field of furniture design within the Retail industry
  • Strong design and CAD skills with an eye for detail
  • Knowledge of trend interpretation, current competitive marketplace and product design
  • Experience in Direct Design sourced product, working with Technology/Design and Buying to create high standards of CAD and Tech Packs via PLM
  • High level of proficiency in Design related CAD software to include Illustrator, Photoshop and In Design
  • Multi task orientated with the ability to work to tight deadlines to the critical path
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
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