Furniture designer

  • Company: Confidential
  • Job Location: Porto - Portugal
  • Date: June 19, 2019 10:11
  • Employment Type: Any
  • Experience: Any
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Job summary

Furniture designer wanted in Porto to join

Job description

Pfeifer design furniture for manufacturing and retail brands worldwide. We create exceptional fit-for-purpose furniture on a commercial scale.

Established in London in 2003, the studio relocated to the Porto area in early 2019 and we are now looking for a furniture designer to join our small team here in Portugal.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their passion for design and experience in developing furniture for production.

2-5 years work experience would be ideal.

The design position requires the following skills:

- consistent creativity, capability in generating ideas and contributing to group ideation, working to brief and studio projects
- excellent communication skills
- a strong creative mind and being able to demonstrate a coherent design process

Job qualifications

- Advanced 3d modelling in SolidWorks (solids and surfaces) with experience in Blender an advantage
- Creating renderings in SolidWorks and Visualise
- Preparation of technical drawings in SolidWorks
- Hand sketching skills – on paper and Sketchbook Pro
- Adobe creative suite including Photoshop and InDesign an advantage

Other aptitudes:
- An understanding of the process of furniture making, including an understanding of materials, construction and joinery
- Fluent in English (written and spoken) with Portuguese an advantage

Applications emailed as A4 landscape PDF files, and to include examples of: process, hand sketching, 3D modelling, rendering and production drawings as well as a design portfolio.

No websites or web links.

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