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Interior CAD Designers - Retail/F&B - Knightsbridge

Permanent  for AMT Coffee Ltd in South West London

AMT Coffee is a growing business and due to expansion we have an exciting opening for CAD and 3D Designers from an Interior design background. We are simply the best in the business and we are looking for experienced, bright and creative individuals to join our thriving design team at HQ in the heart of stunning Knightsbridge. The successful candidate will report to the Project Manager and will provide designs for new concepts as well as renovation projects for our coffee bars in the UK and Republic of Ireland. Our CAD Designers are responsible for the start to finish design layouts for our coffee bars including designing the concept, mechanical and electrical schematics, manufacturing, shop fit detailing and planning application preparation as required.

Key Responsibilities;

-Preparing plans, elevations, sections, details and construction drawings using AutoCAD

-Create bespoke high-end 3D visualisations in 3D Studio Max of design proposals for both still images and walkthrough animations, for presentations and proposals

-Inputting data from completed surveys to AutoCAD

-Maintenance and development of the Company’s CAD library which includes all the commonly used equipment

-As and when required, undertake site visits to confirm measurements prior to final design

-Research materials and construction options with our innovative craftsmen building team

-Print and mount visual boards for Managing Director’s approval

-To work closely with other designers in order to achieve the best outcome

-Manage time effectively throughout projects, ensuring deadlines are always met

-Liaise with key stakeholders, in particular the Managing Director, Project Manager, Engineers, Construction team, and occasionally Landlords

-Manage expectations and display awareness of legislative restrictions including fore safety and H&S requirements when designing units

-The role will require you to keep up-to-date with current market trends

-Good knowledge of building controls and permissions

Essential Criteria;

-A design based qualification

-Knowledge of UK Building Regs is essential; applications with out this, will not be reviewed

-Experience within a similar role

-Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, 3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, illustrator etc)

-Advanced AutoCAD (2009 onwards)

-Site Surveying skills

-Strong verbal and written communication skills

-Presentation Skills

Desirable Criteria;

-Relevant industry experience

-Shopfitting and joinery setting out experience

-Construction Drawing experience

Please submit a portfolio/work examples to accompany your application

Strictly No Agencies Please

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications we receive, we are only able to contact successful applicants

Job added on 20-11-2014