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Creative Designer

Company: Clarity Personnel    Location: Wakefield
40hour week 8.30 to 5.30
Salary Negotiable DOE
Company Profile
Our Client is the number one live events production destination in Europe, featuring five rehearsal studios, over ten events businesses, and the UKs only Live Events Production University Centre.
The Role
The Designer prepares detailed fabrication-assembly drawings, bills of materials and procurement cut sheets for individual project elements based around stock assets or concert touring, live events, art sculpture or commercial projects
The Designer´s work is administered by the Studio Managers, but they are expected to work individually and interface directly with other managers, fabricators, third party engineers, vendors, and clients
Key Responsibilities
Create the detailed fabrication and assembly drawings, bills of materials and cut sheets for final review
Create the basic element geometry model for review with design managers, then update as requested
Prepare early conceptual concept renderings to aid in client sales and project/asset development efforts
Meet with Studio Managers for handing off and brainstorming the preliminary concepts into detailed design phase
Work with Studio Manager to confirm or revise the design hours estimated for each individual project element
Gather and compile all project information required to responsibly design the element, highlighting the missing items
Research stock or purchased component and material availability, vendors, and pricing
Collaborate with co-designers to ensure proper interface with other show elements, and no voids or overlaps in scope
Oversee the development and testing of functional scale or full size prototypes
Update drawings as requested by management, production, third party engineering, or client feedback
Distribute documentation to fabrication, machining, purchasing, project management, third party engineers, and health-safety
Support fabrication, testing, and installation issues and troubleshooting, including possible on-site support
Generate final as-built documentation for finished project element or asset
General Responsibilities
Actively follow all company employment, fire, health, and safety policies
Potential overtime when required
Attend staff meetings and training as required
Maintain sound housekeeping standards and always represent the company in a positive manner
Any other ad-hoc duties as may be required
Adhere to filing and drawing management guidelines

Skills and Educational Background Experience:
Basic knowledge of structural and mechanical manufacturing components and fabrication techniques
Sound organizational skills for success in a fast-paced, creative work environment
Good communication and interpersonal skills for a collaborative workplace
Solid computer proficiency in AutoCAD 3D and Microsoft Office, Solidworks or Inventor a plus
Mechanical or Structural Engineering Degree
Entertainment Technology Degree/ Stage Theatre
Architecture Degree
Product Design Degree
Extensive industry experience equivalent to a degree e.g. Stage Theatre, Special Effects, TV& Film
22 days holiday+ Bank Holidays
Pension + Life Assurance
Profit Share + Reward Scheme
Voluntary Health Cash Plan