Designer (Detail)


Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Designer (Detail)

One of the largest employers in the South West is currently looking for a Designer (Detail) to join their team based in Plymouth. We are looking for an outstanding candidate with a passion for design who will help to develop any number of new model design projects to a schedule specified by a development summary agreed by the Head of Development. The Designer (Detail) will also support a number of research and development (R&D) projects to meet current market/development requirements.


Key Responsibilities of the Designer (Detail):

  • Own the design of each component/area delegated by Senior Designers from start to finish
  • Completion of individual design projects within the specified timeframe and budget
  • Develop 001/1000 drawing in accordance with a specification and options list (generated by Head of Design)
  • Creation of detailed 2D and 3D drawings of all interior/exterior parts to allow accurate 3D modelling by the CAS team
  • Negotiate allocation of space between design/structures/engineering, holding meetings to address any potential conflicts
  • Run mock-up buy-offs and drawing presentations at each phase of the design process to gain board approval
  • Supply schematic drawings to suppliers for further development or quotation when appropriate
  • Create design standards to allow designers and CAD designers to replicate agreed principals/design methods on future projects in a reduced timeframe
  • Capture and record build/design issues
  • Approve marketing material and supply information when requested
  • Provided updated lists of changes to product specification and options list after each design phase


Skills Requirements for the Designer (Detail):

  • A strong degree in a relevant subject, preferably in product, industrial or transport design is essential
  • Strong visualisation and idea generation skills
  • 2D and 3D drawing experience
  • A good understanding of design specific CAD software
  • 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 (Detail) opportunity.

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