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Design Engineer, Designer, Industrial Designer, Mechanical Designer, Mold Designer, Product Design Engineer, Product Designer, Product Development Engineer, Sign Designer

Job Description

A Furniture Designer is responsible for creating innovative and functional furniture designs. They work on developing concepts, creating detailed drawings, selecting materials, and collaborating with manufacturers or artisans to bring their designs to life. Furniture Designers often work in teams or independently, depending on the organization or project requirements.

Job Responsibilities
  • Developing furniture design concepts based on client requirements or market trends.
  • Creating detailed technical drawings, including dimensions, specifications, and materials.
  • Utilizing computer-aided design (CAD) software to produce 2D and 3D models.
  • Selecting appropriate materials, finishes, and colors for furniture design.
  • Collaborating with manufacturers, craftsmen, or suppliers to ensure the feasibility of design concepts.
  • Conducting research on emerging trends, materials, and manufacturing techniques.
  • Ensuring that furniture designs meet safety, ergonomic, and quality standards.
  • Making revisions and modifications to design concepts based on feedback and testing.
  • Presenting design ideas and concepts to clients, stakeholders, or colleagues.
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends and developments in furniture design.
  • Proficiency in furniture design software and CAD tools (such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, or SolidWorks).
  • Strong artistic and creative abilities, with a keen eye for aesthetics and detail.
  • Knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, and construction techniques related to furniture design.
  • Ability to create accurate technical drawings and specifications.
  • Understanding of ergonomics, functionality, and user experience in furniture design.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills to convey design concepts.
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills to work with manufacturers, suppliers, and clients.
  • Problem-solving and analytical thinking abilities to address design challenges.
  • Knowledge of sustainability practices and principles in furniture design.
  • Continuous learning mindset to stay updated with industry trends and evolving design technologies.


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