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Furniture Designer CV Template + Tips and Download

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Ryan Underwood

75 Osborne Road
Chesham
C35 7HW
Mob: 079 6448 8966       Email: ryan.u@live.co.uk

Personal profile statement

I am a skilled, hardworking and creative Furniture Designer with great attention to detail. I have a proven track-record of being able to work on multiple projects and complete the work on time and within budget. My outstanding knowledge of design programs allows me to fully unleash my inner creativity by working on attractive 2D and 3D projects. I also have excellent knowledge of carpentry and upholstery and this, along with my patience and diligence, is always reflected in my final designs.

Achievements

  • Distinction in HND Furniture Design
  • Achieved three A-Levels at grade A

Education

2011 – 2013HNDBurnley CollegeGrade achieved: Distinction

Relevant Modules:

  • Production Technology
  • CAD Design
  • Business Marketing
  • Materials Technology
  • Visual Communication and Presentation

2009 – 2011
Results: Product Design: A I.T: A Business: A
A LevelsWitham Sixth Form

Work experience

Feb 2015 – PresentFurniture Designer         ACE Personnel

Main duties performed:

  • Designing of bespoke furniture – chairs, tables, desks, sofas, beds and cupboards – for the residential, commercial and healthcare markets
  • Meeting with clients to establish customer specification
  • Creating concepts, storyboards and sketches based on the specification
  • Planning and conducting site visits
  • Surveying kitchen space and taking measurements
  • Creating stunning drawings and artworks by hand and on the computer
  • Creating 3D floor plans displaying existing and old furniture units
  • Using scrap wood, metals and stones to create sample pieces or test materials
  • Researching current interior trends to create unique, high-end products
  • Liaising with the Interior Design team on a regular basis
  • Developing functional prototypes and presenting them to the clients
  • Invoicing and ensuring that the work is signed off to the customer’s satisfaction
  • Working under budget considering material costs and availability
  • Working alongside the marketing team to promote upcoming designs
  • Assisting managers with key decision making in the organisation

Nov 2013 – Jan 2015Junior CAD Technician       Express Solutions Ltd

Main duties performed:

  • Working with finalised hand-drawings to create 3D production drawings using the latest Computer Aided Design software
  • Using designs to create estimates of costs and product maintenance
  • Working alongside the engineering team to discuss and develop designs
  • Creating surface models to portray a flat representation of the design, and 3D models to provide a virtual tour and presenting them to clients
  • Attending meetings with various teams and/or customers to present, discuss and amend designs that have been created

Qualifications

  • Level 3 NVQ Furniture and Furnishings – City & Guilds
  • Woodworking Course – Rowden Atelier
  • First Aid – St John Ambulance

Skills

  • Skilled in the use of AutoCAD 2D, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and 3DS Max with a high level of efficiency with digital photography and technical drawing
  • Steady hand and an artistic eye
  • Great sense of self-discipline during independent projects
  • Excellent communication skills in a team and with customers

Hobbies and interests

I like to spend the majority of my free time creating artwork or visiting art galleries. I enjoy oil painting and often retreat to scenic areas to carry out my art projects; here, I also tend to find inspiration for my work in furniture design. Additionally, I enjoy socialising with my friends and family whenever I have some free time.

References

Mr Hank Smith
Senior Furniture Designer, ACE Personnel
Address: 2 Egg Rd, Dorset, DOI8 1DY
Tel: 0777 5688 5468
Email: hank.smith@live.co.uk
Mr Paul Anders
Manager, Express Solutions Ltd
Address: 8 Field St, Leeds, DJ1 7DH
Tel: 0774 4568 7685
Email: paul.a@gmail.com

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Tips

  • Work experience: In order to secure a job as a Furniture Designer you will need to demonstrate on your CV that you have some relevant work experience in this field. It is, therefore, advisable that you dedicate a large part of your CV to the experience you have in this and related fields such as paid employment, education in a design-oriented field, voluntary work and relevant hobbies & interests.

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OVERVIEW

  • SALARY RANGE
    £16.000 – £35.000
  • ENTRY
    Relevant Work Experience
  • WORKING HOURS
    37+ hours per week

Competencies

  • Interpersonal Skills
    Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate and interact with others
  • Customer Service
    Ability to relate to customer’s needs and offering appropriate advice and solutions
  • Analytical Skills
    Making sense of complex issues and proposing meaningful solutions
  • Design Skills
    Producing excellent designs that meet user requirements
  • Creativity
    Finding “better ways” of completing required tasks and coming up with novel designs
  • Precision
    The ability to take  exact and accurate measurements and working with them accordingly

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