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.

Engineering and Technical
Updated: November 17, 2016 — 11:32 am