Senior CAD Designer

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

Our Home Counties based client is a creative, dynamic company with an international client portfolio who is looking for a Senior 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 Creative, Project Management and Production teams 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.
• Vectorworks
• Extensive understanding of fabrication methods and materials
• 3D knowledge is an advantage

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Web Developer

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 Web Developer to join our well established Doncaster client. You will be responsible for working on a number of exciting projects, shaping the way they design and implement web technologies.

Role
• Developing new projects from brief to completion
• Developing and maintaining previous projects
• Code review and testing
• Releases and deployment
• Project planning and briefing

We are looking for an experienced multi skilled developer who has a passion for development and web design . The successful candidate must be comfortable implementing:
• HTML
• jQuery
• PHP
• CSS
• MVC Frameworks (Laravel 5.x etc.)
• CMS (WordPress etc.)

You will ideally have previous experience using,
• LESS
• Linux Server Management
• Composer
• Npm
• Version Control (GIT)

• SEO Experience would be advantageous

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3D Creative Lead (Exhibitions/Events)

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

An opportunity has arisen to join a multinational creative agency with a number of offices across the world as 3D Creative Lead.

This role will work closely with internal stakeholders and freelancers reporting directly into the commercial director, turning initial briefs into completed customer engaging experiences, ensuring clients’ visions are maintained and projected in the creative outcome.

You will;
• Develop high levels of creativity in concepts and designs across the spectrum of projects;
• Address the views of others at the design stage without compromising the creative idea;
• Understand the clients’ needs and brand values when working on briefs;
• Ensure all work meets the company’s standards resulting in winning and maintaining customers, with accurate records of work undergone to support quality control;
• Understand the designs standards of competitors to ensure ours is sustained and exceeds that of competitors;
• Attend events and exhibitions to feedback the current industry trends and creative ideas to ensure we remain competitive in our 3D designs;
• Work to budgets and review project time and costs to become more effective in our work;
• Liaise and meet with clients and internal meetings to present designs, from pitching through to delivery;
• Plan own workloads, as well as working with the Studio Manager in distributing work appropriately;
• Continue to develop latest techniques and tools to produce creative work;
• Be proficient in studio software such as Vectorworks and Cinema 4D;
• Guide and mentor junior members of the creative team, providing inspiration and guidance to result in high quality, competitive outputs.

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Creative Designer (Exhibitions/Events)

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

Our client is looking for creative minds to deliver exciting projects in the events / exhibitions industry.

• The candidate must be able to conceptually deliver strong ideas, and is required to produce designs through sketches, cad, or other software programs.
• You must be able to convey an understanding of manufacturing techniques in order that the ideas you come up with can be made, within brief and to a budget.
• The design role will require a free thinking, creatively focused individual who is self-motivated in getting the job done.
• You will be responsible for realising your own concepts, through own work and have the support of a strong team on occasions.
• The creative designer should be able to converse with suppliers/installers and to our own internal project management teams in specifying finishes and be responsible in retaining design integrity.
• The candidate must have good presentation skills conveying their ideas both internally with the agency and when facing clients.
• Creative input across a breath of disciplines, including digital when creating designs or concepts for interiors, exhibitions, large events, product launches.
• This opportunity is for a true imaginer who welcomes the challenge and enjoys the getting it done.

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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