Design Draughtsperson

Andy File Associates Ltd are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy

Role

To support the conversion of vehicles into electric or hybrid electric vehicles. To play a key role within the engineering team supporting the growing business of the EV re-power of existing buses and trucks and the design of EV installation for OEM customers.

Responsibilities

• To be responsible for all issues relating to the production and control of 3D solid models and 2D drawings including compliance with engineering design standards
• The implementation of Engineering Change Requests (ECR’s) relating to 3D and 2D models and drawings
• The production of 2D drawings and 3D models for component manufacture
• The capture of manufacturing processes and the production and maintenance of Manufacturing Instruction documents. (Photographs of processes, written instructions, production of diagrams, component tables etc pulled together in Word documents)
• Be actively involved in production engineering activities, liaising with Operations personnel, to ensure that all designs can be manufactured in the most efficient and effective manner
• Contribute to the design and development of jigs, fixtures and other workshop aids to ensure production operations are completed in an efficient and effective manner
• Sourcing of technical components; Identifying potential suppliers; Liaison with component manufacturers and suppliers; Development of purchasing specification documentation
• Contribute to the design and development of new products. Development of CAD models; Selection of limits and fits for standard components; Definition of engineering tolerances appropriate for material and function.
• Production and maintenance of Bill of Materials
• Being an active participant in design reviews
• Flexible working within the bounds of personal competency, on other engineering or business related task commensurate with the needs of the business

Experience

• Experienced in the production of 2D engineering drawings for complex mechanical components including machined, pressed and cast metal components and moulded plastics components
• Competent in producing engineering drawings including geometric tolerance to recognised industrial standards (BS8888)
• Skilled in the use of modern 2D and 3D CAD packages
• HNC qualified or above in a relevant discipline
• Self-motivated team player with strong communication skills able to work well under their own initiative
• Must pride themselves on high quality work and attention to detail

Benefits

• c£25k – £30k depending on experience
• Varied and interesting work
• Rapidly growing business in a high tech green environment

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3D Exhibition Designer (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our client’s fast-growing creative team. You will demonstrate imagination and creative flair in the design, detailing and visualising of exhibition stands and interiors, as well as presentation materials, for a broad spectrum of existing and prospective clients, all major brands exhibited around the world.

The role
– Create concept sketches, detailed working drawings and full colour renderings
– Liaise closely with project managers throughout the design process, ensuring adherence to brief and budget
– Ensure designs meet specifications in relation to health and safety
– Collaborate with the senior team to define the goals of each project
– Actively engage in continuous improvement, ensuring suggestions and opportunities are highlighted to your line manager
– Demonstrate commitment to the core values of the company

Skills and Experience
– Experience and demonstrate a working knowledge of 3D Studio Max, AutoCad and Photoshop
– Creativity and innovation
– Smart design approach
– Enthusiasm and a passion for design
– Dedication and commitment to meet deadlines
– Ability to work well in a team environment
– Attention to detail and finish specification
– Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
– Responsibility and efficiency
– Excellent written and verbal communication and strategic thinking skills
– Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
– Flexibility to work weekends / onsite, both UK and overseas

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Estimator (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced estimator to join a well established Exhibition company.

The role
• The preparation of Estimates and Tenders
• Liaise with clients and suppliers to ensure projects are efficiently costed and managed through the pricing and tendering process
• Sourcing and negotiating terms with subcontractors
• Working closely with design and production
• General administration to support the team as necessary

Skills and Experience
• Previous experience in an estimating / quantity surveying role.
• Must have an excellent understanding of all technical drawings and knowledge of AutoCAD.
• Must have an excellent knowledge of design, materials, production processes
• The successful candidate will either have experience with an international exhibition company or come from a bespoke joinery / construction or shopfitting background.

Senior CAD Designer (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our London based client is a creative, dynamic company with an international client portfolio who is looking for a CAD Designer to join them from the exhibitions industry to produce detailed fabrication drawings and general layouts for clients’ presentations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for producing initial/concept layouts all the way through design refinement, to technical manufacturing drawings whilst keeping designs within budget.

You will support the Senior Project and Account Managers to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. You will need to liaise directly with clients to discuss amendments, additions to briefs and approvals along with presenting a final concept.

Demonstrable skills:
• Experience within Exhibitions/Events is essential.
• AutoCAD
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Illustrator and Studio Max
• Extensive understanding of fabrication methods and materials
• 3D knowledge is an advantage

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Exhibition Designer (Experiential)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Exhibition Designer to join a highly innovative team, a full service agency offering audience engagement, creative and production strategies.

The role
– Design of innovative, exhibition design solutions that exceed client objectives and drive customer engagement.
– Design of innovative live events solutions including stage sets and other event activities.
– Attending briefing meetings and participate in creative brainstorming sessions.
– Supporting Head of Creative with creative resource management and scheduling of work
– Pro-actively collaborate with other creatives, designers and internal stakeholders to drive the conception of live engagement activities or initiatives that support content delivery.
– Development and presentation of creative proposals both internally and to clients.
– Technical development of construction drawings and specifications.
– Working and forging relationships with approved external suppliers.
– On-site creative direction and quality control of installation at live international events
– Prioritisation and time management, ensuring deadlines are met and projects are managed.
– Pro-active involvement and contribution to on-going innovations and initiatives to promote our creative offering to the business and to clients.
– Pro-actively develop and maintain an understanding of creative, technical and digital developments within the industry.
– Promotion of creativity across the business, including creative capabilities and the championing of new and innovative design trends, technologies.
– Share knowledge and understanding of the industry, contributing to team growth and the development of staff with a broad spectrum of experience.

Skills and Experience
– Highly creative concept development skills with the ability to communicate ideas through your own sketch work
– Highly adept in 3D Modelling and visualisation, ideally using Cinema 4D or StrataCX but training will be provided.
– The ability to produce high quality, leading edge computer visuals and animation.
– A proficient communicator with the ability to develop engaging narratives and visual rationales that contributes towards creative proposals for client delivery.
– Confidence in ability to present proposals face-to-face to business leaders and clients.
– Demonstrable skills in, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design.
– Have a solid understanding construction techniques, graphic production and technology
– Highly adept in the development of technical drawings and specifications using VectorWorks, AutoCAD or a similar CAD package.
– Experienced in the on-site delivery of events with the ability to travel.
– An understanding of Microsoft packages: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
– Passion for design and communication.

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CAD Production Manager (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to head up a Production CAD/CNC Joinery team.

The role
• Proactively manage the workload to ensure uninterrupted work flow of the production facility
• Preparation of working drawings, graphics layouts and stock item pick lists for the manufacturing process from supplied visuals, concepts, briefs, sketches and existing Vector Works files into large scale print outs using AutoCAD
• Prepare CAD models to ensure the highest sustainable yield when utilising the CNC machine and optimisation of production
• A highly proficient knowledge of AutoCAD
• Provide clear and accurate advice on methods of construction and have a working knowledge of exhibition joinery
• Manage the control and distribution of drawings internally and externally where applicable
• Work closely with Production, Graphics, Design and Project Management to ensure margin protection and offer technical support where necessary
• Organise past projects into an easy to use library for year on year recall
• Promote fresh and innovative thinking towards client solutions
• Regularly liaise with the Senior Production Team Leader and the workshop team
• Quality control on shopfloor – liaison with shopfloor workers, making sure they have all information required to standards set by our Manager, control drawings etc, making sure the workshop staff understands each detail and crosschecking that production is correct and in accordance with information provided
• Management and development of the CNC / CAD team to ensure output matches the growth of the department

Exhibition Designer (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our client’s fast-growing creative team. You will demonstrate imagination and creative flair in the design, detailing and visualising of exhibition stands and interiors, as well as presentation materials, for a broad spectrum of existing and prospective clients, all major brands exhibited around the world.

The role
– Create concept sketches, detailed working drawings and full colour renderings
– Liaise closely with project managers throughout the design process, ensuring adherence to brief and budget
– Ensure designs meet specifications in relation to health and safety
– Collaborate with the senior team to define the goals of each project
– Actively engage in continuous improvement, ensuring suggestions and opportunities are highlighted to your line manager
– Demonstrate commitment to the core values of the company

Skills and Experience
– Experience and demonstrate a working knowledge of 3D Studio Max, Vectorworks or AutoCad and Adobe Suite applications
– Creativity and innovation
– Smart design approach
– Enthusiasm and a passion for design
– Dedication and commitment to meet deadlines
– Ability to work well in a team environment
– Attention to detail and finish specification
– Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
– Responsibility and efficiency
– Excellent written and verbal communication and strategic thinking skills
– Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
– Flexibility to work weekends / onsite, both UK and overseas

Kelly Blunt Job Enquiry Form

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Exhibition Designer (Experiential)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an Exhibition Designer to join a highly innovative team, a full service agency offering audience engagement, creative and production strategies.

The role
– Design of innovative, exhibition design solutions that exceed client objectives and drive customer engagement.
– Design of innovative live events solutions including stage sets and other event activities.
– Attending briefing meetings and participate in creative brainstorming sessions.
– Pro-actively collaborate with other creatives, designers and internal stakeholders to drive the conception of live engagement activities or initiatives that support content delivery.
– Development and presentation of creative proposals both internally and to clients.
– Technical development of construction drawings and specifications.
– Working and forging relationships with approved external suppliers.
– On-site creative direction and quality control of installation at live international events
– Prioritisation and time management, ensuring deadlines are met and projects are managed.
– Pro-active involvement and contribution to on-going innovations and initiatives to promote our creative offering to the business and to clients.
– Pro-actively develop and maintain an understanding of creative, technical and digital developments within the industry.
– Promotion of creativity across the business, including creative capabilities and the championing of new and innovative design trends, technologies.

Skills and Experience
– Highly creative concept development skills with the ability to communicate ideas through your own sketch work
– Highly adept in 3D Modelling and visualisation, ideally using Cinema 4D or StrataCX but training will be provided.
– The ability to produce high quality, leading edge computer visuals and animation.
– A proficient communicator with the ability to develop engaging narratives and visual rationales that contributes towards creative proposals for client delivery.
– Confidence in ability to present proposals face-to-face to business leaders and clients.
– Demonstrable skills in, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design.
– Have a solid understanding construction techniques, graphic production and technology
– Highly adept in the development of technical drawings and specifications using VectorWorks, AutoCAD or a similar CAD package.
– Experienced in the on-site delivery of events with the ability to travel.
– An understanding of Microsoft packages: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
– Passion for design and communication.

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Exhibition Designer

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

A new opportunity has arisen for a Exhibition Designer to join their existing design team.

Our client is well established within the industry, they design and build award-winning custom-built exhibition stands throughout the UK & Worldwide.

The Role:

To develop and generate photo realistic images of Exhibition Stands

3D photo realistic product rendering, producing imagery for the use in all forms of communication

Photoshop compositing and retouching of your 3D assets and combining them into finished skills

To proactively lead on the development of your own work

Work closely with the Studio Director through all stages of creation and development

The candidate:

To have in-depth knowledge of a 3D rendering package and AutoCAD

To have knowledge of Adobe Photoshop

To be pro-active & have a can do attitude

Knowledge of surfacing, lighting, compositing and retouching would be an advantage.

If you have the experience & have a flair for Design contact Kelly to discuss in more detail

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Junior File Engineer

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our client is a well established and well regarded company that has grown steadily over the last 16 years. We require a confident, experienced Junior File Engineer who will join a team of Translation Project Managers and support staff.

The Day to Day role includes…

– Pre processing of all file types for translation, localisation, artwork, etc. – determine the best use of technology to deliver the project.
– Provide support from quoting stage to final delivery to Project Manager, ensuring fast-turnaround and costing accuracy
– Deciding which CAT tools to use for each project requirement to reach the most time and cost efficient solution – mainly Trados work but we are happy to develop our outlook on this.
– Setting up files ready for translation process
– Understanding multimedia files and setting up ready for translation process
– Support during translation process on all files types – supporting Projects team to ensure the smoothest process flow
– Post processing files including CAT tool issues / finalising, formatting, ready for final use, etc.
– Performing a variety of quality assurance checks on a wide variety of file types to ensure correct functionality.
– All processes include team communication, file tracking and management, project completion
– Performing of engineering internal QAs, solving non-linguistic quality issues
– Managing technical processes in terms of quality and productivity
– Provide colleagues with feedback on localization issues for ongoing development
– Research and develop ways to automate processes
– Where a lack of resources exists between solutions and current needs, create workaround solutions and utilities to reduce manual effort and present suggestions / purchasing requirements to Directors
– Collaborate with internal teams to ensure standardized processes are implemented where possible

Example project

– 350,000 words
– InDesign Book format – 206 files, 1160 image files
– File types: idml, indd, indb, eps, tif, pdf, txt
– Pre processing, package creation, artworker liaison, post processing

Required attributes

– Being commercially astute is essential,
– A keen eye for detail and consistency is an absolute must (you can never be too picky when it come to quality and consistency),
– High levels of efficiency and working out strategies to increase efficiency and ultimately increase job margins without sacrificing quality or excellent customer service,
– Confidence to speak up and make suggestions.

You need to be/have:

– Self motivated, innovative, forward thinking (spotting opportunities and challenges),
– Naturally great communication skills; explaining a work concept, with your style, enthusiasm and knowledge
– Understanding and using communication with different people;, with other staff (clearly and concisely so that things will not be misinterpreted), the managing Directors in the firm; justifying yourself without being defensive,
– Willing to admit your own mistakes and learn from them,
– Exceedingly organised!
– Good time management of yourself and others,
– Comfortable in making decisions – knowing when to go it alone and when to get the backing of your Team Leader,
– Native-level Trados ability required,
– Other language highly preferable (possibly proof-reading and small elements of translation),
– Knowledge of the structure of language and translation / localisation; why we do what we do andthe best way to utilise foreign languages for the benefit of our clients.

IT

Working with / understanding of all potential client file types, including:
– Knowing TRADOS like the back of your hand is essential! (Studio 2014)
– Adobe Creative Suite, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, Trados, Photoshop, PDF, etc
– ArtiosCAD
– Audio, Video
– AutoCAD
– CAT Tool ( sdlxliff )
– Corel Draw
– FrameMaker
– HTML
– All Image Files
– InPage
– MS Office: Excel, Trados, Word, Publisher. Etc
– PaintShopPro
– Quark, Quark Xpress
– resx
– Script Specific
– SolidWorks

What do they are offering the successful candidate? It’s a two –way relationship!

– A great small company where you will be noticed and appreciated
– A friendly, enthusiastic work environment – soon to be moving to swanky new offices.
– A team which is passionate about high quality services and achieving THE BEST customer satisfaction rates
– A company to have a career, not just a job
– On-hand Directors who care about all aspects of the business equally
– Bonuses, team nights out, flexible and open communications. Your birthday off each year!

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CAD Designer (Exhibitions/Events)

Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

Our London based client is a creative, dynamic company with an international client portfolio who is looking for a CAD Designer to join them from the exhibitions industry to produce detailed fabrication drawings and general layouts for clients’ presentations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for producing initial/concept layouts all the way through design refinement, to technical manufacturing drawings whilst keeping designs within budget.

You will support the Senior Project and Account Managers to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines. You will need to liase directly with clients to discuss amendments, additions to briefs and approvals along with presenting a final concept.

Demonstrable skills:
• Experience within Exhibitions/Events is essential.
• AutoCAD
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Illustrator and Studio Max
• Extensive understanding of fabrication methods and materials
• 3D knowledge is an advantage

 

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