Technical Design Manager - Retail Design

This well established and growing Retail Design Agency work with many globally recognised brands and now need a Technical Design Manager to head up the development design team.

SALARY: £45,000 - £55,000

LOCATION: Northampton

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Wellingborough, Milton Keynes, Leicester, Rugby, Kettering, Market Harborough, Corby,

JOB SPECIFICATION: Technical Design Manager - Retail Design

As the Technical Design Manager in this established retail design agency, you will have a varied role including hands on 3D Technical Design (using Solidworks) along with managing and developing existing designers. You will also work closely with the MD / Owner and other senior Directors / Managers to ensure the output of work is to brief and budget.

This role has a lot of potential giving you the opportunity to quickly become a big cog in the machine. Having honed your skill set from a technical design or development design background you will have ownership of the company technical output.

We want someone who will be the right hand person to the Owner MD and be pinnacle in driving the business forward through exceptional technical/development design.

Dealing with work flow and also ensuring the freelancers are working seamlessly with the team is a top priority. Alongside this, imparting knowledge and building a strong design solution that ensures existing clients are maintained and new clients choose you over the competition is paramount!

REQUIREMENTS: Technical Design Manager - Retail Design

In order to be successful for the Technical Design Manager role we are looking for the following skills and experience:

· Proficient in the use of Solidworks with a strong portfolio of 3D Designs
· Experience across Retail Design, Furniture Design or FF&E is essential
· Proven Management experience of leading a successful design team
· Client facing skills and the ability to fully understand and interpret client briefs
· Superb communication skills both written and verbal
· A hands on approach to working and managing
· A passion for design and a willingness to work towards goals


A retail design agency who work with many globally recognised brands and retailers, they have seen organic growth and have a great reputation to work for.


The sky is pretty much the limit! We want an ambitious Technical Design Manager who wants to be part of a company that are expanding and this role could see

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: 3D Designer / Development Designer / Solidworks / Technical Design/ Design Manager / Design Team Leader / retail Design

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Glen Brooke quoting Technical Design Manager - Retail Design and reference GGB15082 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683317 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.