Furniture Store Designer Job in Nairobi

Bollard Consulting

Position: Designer

Nature of Job: Full time

Location: Nairobi

Our client, a leading furniture store is looking for a designer who will create designs for items of furniture and related products to be sold by the company.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Study, research and plan various styles of furniture design
  • Regularly recommend ways to already manufactured items
  • Keep abreast with design trends and developments
  • Select the most suitable materials for the furniture
  • Discuss and agree on designs with customers and manufacturers
  • Generate sample designs using computer-aided design (CAD), card models, sketches or hard prototypes
  • Prepare detailed final designs
  • Liaise with the production team regarding the process of construction or manufacture
  • Evaluate issues such as pricing and fixing costs, fashion, purchasing, safety, materials and production techniques
  • Complete projects from raw materials to finished furniture items
  • Maintain updated work plans and ensure all planned activities are carried out within stipulated timelines and available resources

Minimum qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree or Diploma from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power-point and Email
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience in Design
  • Should be conversant with software packages such as ArchiCAD, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Inventor and SolidWorks
  • Knowledge of a design program such as Corel or Illustrator is an added advantage
  • Conversant with measurements
  • Strong supervision skills for project management
  • Sufficient selling skills
  • Proficient in both English and Kiswahili with good presentation skills
  • Excellent customer care skills
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • Ability to collect market intelligence and report on the findings

How to Apply

If qualified send CV to by 30th November, 2016

Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: November 17, 2016 — 11:32 am
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