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Buckinghamshire, UK
Technical design assistant

Urban Front is looking for a technical design assistant to join its growing practice in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. 

We are a small family run company designing and making contemporary doors in our workshop in Chesham, Buckinghamshire – last stop on Metropolitan line. Our doors are delivered worldwide and in the UK. We are looking for a technical design Assistant to support our team in our very busy office and workshop.

Main purpose of job:

To support the technical design manager in aspects of CAD drawings, CNC programming,  and design concepts of doors and other components.


Responsible to: technical designer manager and production maanager
Liason to: marketing manager, production manager, sales staff

Main Tasks of Job:

Supporting the technical design manager in all his daily tasks to include:

  • CAD drawings and amendments of door drawings for client sign off
  • coming up and assisting with product development concepts
  • CNC programming in CAD and execution of CNC programmes – Training provided
  • 3D representation of doors, components and other items
  • continuous technical development of current and future products
  • aintenance of production documentation to comply with ISO 9001 quality management system – Training provided

The right candidate will have:

  • creative thinker
  • a strong visual sense
  • producing documents clearly, accurately and efficiently
  • confidence, to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
  • the ability to grasp our needs and consider practical solutions
  • the ability to pay attention to detail
  • the ability to balance work on several projects at a time
  • good teamworking skills
  • clear communication skills, visually and verbally
  • a matter-of-fact approach when ideas or designs are rejected
  • one-two years experience required


  • proficient in AutoCAD
  • experience with Solidworks or other 3D software
  • knowledge of Adobe CS especially working with InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator
  • understanding of manufacturing techniques including timber production
  • experience in the construction industry or similar


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