Furniture CAD Designer
Pay Negotiable dependant on experience.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in design / furniture manufacture & Minimum 3 years’ experience in Solidworks required.
-Should have a strong ability in Solidworks. Able to create complex shapes, and have a good understanding on how to use & build configurations and smart objects.
-Should speak & write fluently in English.
-A great understanding of case goods is necessary (Cupboards, bedside tables, bars etc,)
-Knowledge of suppliers of case good components would be highly useful.
-An understanding of upholstery methods and frames would be helpful but not necessary.
-Have experience designing with multiple materials, such as marble, glass, wood, different metals.
-Have a degree in a relevant course.
-To create detailed client drawings for London based clients.
-Produce clear production drawings with English and Portuguese notes for Portuguese and English factories.
-Will work for all 4 parts of the company; Angora, Ochre House, Lombok and Swyft.
-Liaise with sales team to ensure client is receiving the best, most appropriate design.
-Talk regularly with frame makers to fix issues with drawings
-Help with the launch of new swyft products, and be a point of contact for the London office for relevant issues.
-Create new standard drawings, and revise any standard drawings as per factory requests.
-Lombok is well known for its Eastern / Colonial inspired look, and has in recent years changed hands and since expanded and improved its upholstery selection. Lombok sells bespoke sizes of its standard upholstery which is where the CAD team is mostly involved.
-Ochre House works with interior designers, bringing luxury ideas to life. This is anything from marble bars to fully upholstered barstools. The CAD team is heavily involved with Ochre House, with most of its time dedicated to this area.
-Swyft is a very young, new addition. Currently only one sofa model is available but soon to expand further. Any sofas that joins this company should be able to be delivered by companies such as amazon, and built by one person without the use of any tools. Simple, lightweight and easy!
-Angora is the main manufacturing side to Lombok, Ochre House and Swyft. Here, the frames come in to the factory are upholstered by the highly skilled team of upholsterers. The successful candidate will be joining this team in Porto.
If you think you suit this role, please apply with an English cover letter and your portfolio.
Empresa: Ochre House
Local: Paços de Ferreira