Furniture Designer

IFI - New Cairo, Cairo

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Experience Needed:
1 to 3 years
Career Level:
Entry Level
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
Confidential, Bonus
Languages:
English
Vacancies:
2 open positions
About the Job

Location: IFI Showroom

We are a wood work factory since 2009 with a newly opening showroom and we aspire to create a solid customer foundation and a long-lasting customer relationship. Our factory is specialized in customized wooden work such as kitchens, wall and ceiling cladding, pergolas, doors, bathroom units, dressings, teak flooring, decorative elements, outdoor furniture and bedrooms.

  • We are seeking for a furniture designer (male/female) to produce designs for items of furniture and related products and have knowledge of design trends.
  • Furniture designers are a type of artist as they must be able to look over the request.
  • The process of furniture design demands creativity, business awareness and skills in marketing, finance, sales and manufacturing.
  • This position will work cooperatively with management and sales team.

Responsibilities

  • Keeping informed about design trends and developments.
  • Selecting suitable materials.
  • Discussing designs with Clients for custom ordering.
  • Generating sample designs using free hand sketches, computer aided design (CAD) and mood boards.
  • Attending workshops, seminars and training on various types of manufacturing and furniture design.
  • Organizing plans and schedules with respect to the availability of recourses.
  • Using software packages such as AutoCAD, 3D Max, Sketch up, kitchen draw, 2020 and Photoshop.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of blueprints containing manufacturing specifications, such as dimensions, fabrics and kind of wood to be used in manufacturing article.
  • Prepares detailed final designs to be ready for manufacturing.
  • Liaising with clients and managing design projects in accordance with their demands.
  • Liaising with production department stuff about the process of construction and manufacture.
  • Be prepared to meet different Clients background.
  • Designing pieces for Clients according to knowledge of design trends, production costs, capability of production facilities and characteristics of company’s market.
  • Evaluates orders and proposals to determine feasibility of producing item.
  • Obtains approval from customer, interior designer and originates scale or full size drawing.
Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree of architecture/interior design/applied arts
  • Experience : 1-3 years of furniture designing
  • Excellent English language written and verbal
  • Excellent in drawing sketches that are able to create an effective design and good hand-eye coordination.
  • Able to quickly create a rough draft of blueprint to show the clients so they can look over the design basic idea and let them know of any changes.
  • Keep in constant communication with Clients and interior designers.
  • During the design process, designers will often hold progress meetings several times a week to catch up on progress and communicate about whether or not the design is suiting what the client needs.
  • Coachable and self-directed learner who is always willing to learn.
  • Creative and practical ability.
  • Drawing skills, strong visual awareness and have an extreme eye for detail.
  • Excellent in using AutoCAD 2D & 3D, 3D Max, Sketch up and Photoshop.
  • Fair using Kitchen Draw & 2020.
  • Able to present your designs.
  • Knowledge of industrial process, techniques and materials.
  • Excellent communication skills to understand exactly what type of design the client is looking for.
  • Self-motivated, self-discipline, hardworking and presentable.
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • The ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Strong Customer focus.
  • Join a 4 weeks technical training at our factory to increase your knowledge of materials and learn o be aware of the whole production process.
  • Working hours:
  1. Available to work from Monday-Thursday and Saturday: From 12:00 – 8:00pm
  2. Friday and Sunday off
  • Dress code: Semi formal with color code
  • Location: Midtown Mall, in front of Gate No. 4 AUC, South Investors, New Cairo
About this Company

We are a wood work factory since 2009 with a newly opening showroom and we aspire to create a solid customer foundation and a long-lasting customer relationship.

Industry: Furniture
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