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Dudley, UK
Graduate furniture development role
at Boss Design

Boss Design has a vacancy for a graduate furniture development role for its team in Dudley, UK.

Due to continued international growth, we are looking for a highly skilled junior designer to join the award-winning design team at Boss Design. Candidates should have a furniture, industrial or product design degree, or relevant masters.

The role will encompass the design and development of a broad range of furniture for many of the world’s most prestigious international clients and represents a rare opportunity to accelerate your skills and knowledge across a wide variety of tasks.

A keen eye for detail and construction, as well as an interest in the furniture market, are a must. An interest in new materials, processes and sustainable design should be demonstrated, along with excellent CAD modelling skills.

Initially, the role is offered on a three-month paid internship starting 1 July 2024 with a view to progressing candidates with the right skills into a permanent full-time position.

The position is offered with a degree of flexibility but will be based at the company’s UK headquarters in Dudley, West Midlands.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • working with the senior designer under the supervision of the designer director
  • contributing concept ideas to the design team
  • support in the production of 3D renderings and visuals for product concept generation
  • producing concept variations to increase the level of concept exploration
  • exploration of new and sustainable materials to incorporate into new and existing product lines
  • support in the development of concepts, including component modelling and production drawings
  • support in product handover information, including exploded assembly instructions, videos, illustrations and bills of material
  • value engineer existing products to make them easier or more efficient to manufacture
  • checking first-off components and prototypes against drawings as they arrive at the design office

Key skills and experience:

  • a degree or masters in a relevant design-related subject
  • a natural curiosity and passion for the creative process
  • excellent 3D modelling skills using SolidWorks (Keyshot would be a bonus)
  • skilled in Adobe Creative Suite
  • good sketching skills
  • practical with good model-making skills
  • excellent communication skills
  • the ability to thrive in a busy environment and work well under pressure
  • fluent verbal and written English
  • the legal right to work in the UK and travel in Europe and the USA

Salary will be dependent on experience.

To apply for this exciting opportunity please submit a CV and portfolio of recent work via the ‘apply for job’ button below.

www.bossdesign.com

Salary: Undisclosed
  • Applications have closed.