Designer (Concept)


Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Designer (Concept)

One of the largest employers in the South West is currently looking for a Designer (Concept) to join their team based in Plymouth. We are looking for an outstanding candidate who is able to generate new ideas and help to evolve the direction of the clients design function through interior and exterior furniture (including upholstery and seating design etc.)


The core role for the Designer (Concept) position will be built around the development of initial general layouts and the styling of interior and exterior furniture and mouldings working in conjunction with Senior/Lead Designers.


Key Responsibilities of the Designer (Concept):

  • Presentation creation of designs for director level approval
  • 3D surface modelling of concept designs for visualisation purposes
  • Producing accurate model and drawing data so that internal and external supply chains can manufacture parts that will be essential for assembly and production of the proposed designs
  • Involvement in the NPI and NPD development process
  • Understanding of budgets and manufacturing feasibility
  • Management and support of interior/exterior mock ups


Skills Requirements for the Designer (Concept):

  • A strong degree in a relevant subject, preferably in product, industrial or transport design is essential
  • Strong visualisation and idea generation skills
  • Hand sketching, Photoshop and Key Shot skills and experience
  • 2D and 3D drawing and modelling using Unigraphics (although prior knowledge of this specific package is not essential)
  • A strong team player, self motivated individual who is passionate about design
  • Ability to work under pressure, and to deadlines


Please note that applicants will also need to provide a design portfolio to be considered for this position.

If you are a Designer looking for a new challenge please submit an up to date CV or call 01752 252533 and ask for Charlotte for an informal chat and further information about the Designer (Concept) opportunity.

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