This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious graduate or college leaver to join the Ideaworks Design Studio in Kings Cross, London in the role of Windows Shading Design Assistant. The role provides the opportunity to work closely on the development of creative projects for some of the world’s finest residences and super yachts. Long term career advancement opportunities are available for the right candidate.
Good, clear communication of ideas is required along with dependability and self-confidence. The ideal candidate would have 2-3 years’ working experience of AutoCAD, be confident with all elements of 2D drafting and be methodical in your work. This experience does not, necessarily, have to be within the window-shading industry.You should be passionate about new technology and able to meet our exacting standards. Good people skills are also important to build rapport with colleagues and clients along with the ability to work well in a team.
You will be competent in AutoCAD and be able to carry out the following tasks:
•Create layout drawings illustrating window treatment locations, cable location drawings and shading detail drawings
•Update and maintain shading CAD templates
•Quality check drawings, issue drawings and file management
The day-to-day Design Support tasks will include:
•Ordering equipment and filling out treatment schedules
•Generating quotations and liaising with suppliers
•Product research and attending site meetings
•Supporting engineering when needed
An eye for detail is essential; spotting small mistakes early within the design stages is very important. Self-discipline and good time management skills are also a necessity as you will be working on a large number of projects each with specific deadlines.
Candidates should possess the following skills:
•Be confident, motivated and dynamic
•Be versatile and able to turn your hand to a wide range of proposals
•Have good verbal and written communication skills
•Work well under deadline pressure
•Be able to critique your own work
•Have a flair for design and creativity
•Be pro-active and have a ‘can-do’ attitude
In return, these are just some of the benefits we offer:
•22 days annual holiday, increasing to 27 after 5 years' service
•Cycle to Work Scheme
•Your birthday off
•Specsavers Corporate Eyecare Scheme
•Free fruit in the office
•Summer and Christmas Parties
Role: Window Shading Design Assistant
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Central London / West End, South East
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