Furniture Designer

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Industrial Design September 11, 2018 Yabu Pushelberg Toronto, ON, Canada

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Yabu Pushelberg, an award-winning multi-disciplinary design Firm that specializes in the design of high-end hospitality and retail design is currently seeking an Industrial/Furniture Designer for its Toronto Studio.

As the Industrial/Furniture Designer you will assist in the development of furniture, fixtures and products.

Responsibilities:  

Concept/Schematic

  • Sketching, rapid computer modeling and rendering of specific pieces in coordination with Design Teams

Design Development

  • Flush out and refine approved pieces from concept and schematic phase

Construction Documents

  • Producing and assembling complete buildable drawings of selected furniture for presentation, prototyping and production

Construction Administration

  • Work with Project Management in the development of budgets

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Degree or Diploma in Industrial Design or Furniture Design
  • Previous experience in luxury hospitality and retail environments is an asset
  • Proficient in 3D modeling software: SolidWorks or Rhino; knowledge of associated rendering packages and/or plug-ins
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Strong sketching ability, visualization skills and a keen sense of proportion
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes, materials and techniques
  • Hands-on experience building furniture and products
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Pro-active and able to work effectively alone and in a team environment
  • Able to work well under pressure with multiple tasks and deadlines

Please send your resume and portfolio for consideration to: hr@yabupushelberg.com.  Resumes not accompanied by a portfolio will not be considered.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.