A UK based leader in Retail Marketing, our client delivers full service design, production and distribution of custom displays and POS units to an array of blue-
chip companies and high street stores.
Now looking for a Senior CAD Designer to join their team. The successful candidate will work through the studio team including liaising with marketing team and estimators, allocating resources, managing and evaluating time spent on projects and ensuring all processes are maintained from briefs to final approval.
Manage and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the studio to ensure competitive and quality design solutions.
Lead and manage a team of 4
Receive all relevant creative and production briefs, understand requirements and assign and manage the right resource to the right project
Respond to brief submission ensuring accurate estimates are provided and clear delivery timelines are set
Reviewing work schedules of the team, updating and making available the studio schedule of projects and their status
Provide project quality control and assessment of solutions to the brief and brand guidelines
Analyse and report on time spent on projects and briefs from timesheet data to identify opportunities for greater efficiency
Keep up with the latest design, production and print developments to make recommendations to the marketing team on innovative ideas that could be relevant to projects, campaigns
Identify and manage any additional skills and resources needed to complement existing team skills and expertise
Skills and Experience
Track record of managing creative individuals and design teams to deliver against deadlines
5+ years’ experience of working in an in-house studio environment
Intermediate level software skills including Artios CAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Cinema 4D
Exceptional project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects
Strong ability to prioritise, manage competing projects
Diplomacy with good problem solving and influencing skills
Strong communication and relationship management skills
A team player with self-confidence and assertiveness
Ability to motivate and ensure deadlines are met in time pressured environment
Attention to detail with ability to ensure delivery to high standards of accuracy
Excellent communicator, assertive, diplomatic and able to manage multiple clients
There will be a negotiable salary on offer for the right candidate.