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Retail CAD Designer

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Job ID:

95384

Location:

London 

Category:

Construction

Salary:

£35,000.00 per year
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Job Views:

1

Posted:

02/03/2019
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Job Description:

Retail CAD Designer
Perm Role
Office location for the role London EC2Y
Salary £30k area dep on experience
Report in to the Director of Branch Design
Reason for the role is due to growth of the business and demand for new and improved stores


In this role, you will develop creative and technical store layouts for the Post Office at retail points of sale, which the customer will love to shop. As this is a new role, and the schedule of new and refit branches varies from period to period, we are looking for someone who is a team player, flexible and able to support the branch design team with other projects.

Carry out site surveys to establish basic dimensions
Produce detailed and accurate drawings using CAD
Produce 2d and 3d renderings
Liaise with retailers, property team, project managers and the branch design team
Use the design blueprint to design new signage to meet the needs of customers
Assist in the design development of new equipment
Attend site visits as and when required
Support the branch design team, taking on additional projects as required
Update design guide and manuals using InDesign

The branch design team has recently redesigned the conceptual look and feel of Post Offices. Following a successful series of pilots, we now want to build the size of the team to help us assist in the roll-forward of the new designs.
We will support the planning of large, challenging and pilot branches in the next financial year. This will require working with the property team to plan the layout with the retailer, deliver a detailed plan and agree this with the retailer. To support this, we are looking for 2 new positions: a design implementation manager, who will liaise with the retailer, and a CAD designer who will translate the design manual and site details into an accurate plan. The CAD designer will be the "go to" person within our team for the detailed drawings that support branch design implementation
In this role, you will develop creative and technical store layouts for the Post Office at retail points of sale, which the customer will love to shop. As this is a new role, and the schedule of new and refit branches varies from period to period, we are looking for someone who is a team player, flexible and able to support the branch design team with other projects.

It is essential to have Experience using AutoCAD / 3d rendering. It is also desirable to have experience of InDesign, or a willingness to learn this skill
The ability to carry out site surveys and travel when required
Knowledge of the retail sector
Able to design innovative, cost-effective store interiors that customer will find enjoyable and easy to shop
Experience of creating designs for retail environments or similar
An understanding of merchandising solutions and shop-fitting would be beneficial
Good understanding of all manufacturing processes and material types across the design process
Have knowledge of UK building regulations (beneficial but not essential)
Customer-first, insight led design
The ability to work in a fast paced environment while working to strict deadlines.
Strong organisational skills with a can-do attitude and excellent attention to detail
Ability to work well as part of a team and cross functionally with other teams to ensure successful projects
Ability to work under own initiative, taking projects from start to finish
Good interpersonal skills
Flexible and responsive to supporting with other team projects as required

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business
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Retail CAD Designer

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Job ID:

95384

Location:

London 

Category:

Construction

Salary:

£35,000.00 per year
col-narrow-right 

Job Views:

1

Posted:

02/03/2019
col-wide 

Job Description:

Retail CAD Designer
Perm Role
Office location for the role London EC2Y
Salary £30k area dep on experience
Report in to the Director of Branch Design
Reason for the role is due to growth of the business and demand for new and improved stores


In this role, you will develop creative and technical store layouts for the Post Office at retail points of sale, which the customer will love to shop. As this is a new role, and the schedule of new and refit branches varies from period to period, we are looking for someone who is a team player, flexible and able to support the branch design team with other projects.

Carry out site surveys to establish basic dimensions
Produce detailed and accurate drawings using CAD
Produce 2d and 3d renderings
Liaise with retailers, property team, project managers and the branch design team
Use the design blueprint to design new signage to meet the needs of customers
Assist in the design development of new equipment
Attend site visits as and when required
Support the branch design team, taking on additional projects as required
Update design guide and manuals using InDesign

The branch design team has recently redesigned the conceptual look and feel of Post Offices. Following a successful series of pilots, we now want to build the size of the team to help us assist in the roll-forward of the new designs.
We will support the planning of large, challenging and pilot branches in the next financial year. This will require working with the property team to plan the layout with the retailer, deliver a detailed plan and agree this with the retailer. To support this, we are looking for 2 new positions: a design implementation manager, who will liaise with the retailer, and a CAD designer who will translate the design manual and site details into an accurate plan. The CAD designer will be the "go to" person within our team for the detailed drawings that support branch design implementation
In this role, you will develop creative and technical store layouts for the Post Office at retail points of sale, which the customer will love to shop. As this is a new role, and the schedule of new and refit branches varies from period to period, we are looking for someone who is a team player, flexible and able to support the branch design team with other projects.

It is essential to have Experience using AutoCAD / 3d rendering. It is also desirable to have experience of InDesign, or a willingness to learn this skill
The ability to carry out site surveys and travel when required
Knowledge of the retail sector
Able to design innovative, cost-effective store interiors that customer will find enjoyable and easy to shop
Experience of creating designs for retail environments or similar
An understanding of merchandising solutions and shop-fitting would be beneficial
Good understanding of all manufacturing processes and material types across the design process
Have knowledge of UK building regulations (beneficial but not essential)
Customer-first, insight led design
The ability to work in a fast paced environment while working to strict deadlines.
Strong organisational skills with a can-do attitude and excellent attention to detail
Ability to work well as part of a team and cross functionally with other teams to ensure successful projects
Ability to work under own initiative, taking projects from start to finish
Good interpersonal skills
Flexible and responsive to supporting with other team projects as required

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business