Join our team

 
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We’re looking for someone brilliant to join our team as Design Studio Assistant. 

Our design studio is a growing part of our business that drives projects into the workshop. We need someone who is enthusiastic and a fast learner with diverse skills to help us fulfil the varied and fantastic commissions we are lucky to undertake.

Primarily, we need someone with a good eye for design. We’ll be asking them to work directly with Brogan and Sebastian to design bespoke and customised pieces of furniture and interior architecture. Our Studio Assistant needs to be highly personable (i.e. can answer the phone like a warm human) and be highly organised. Once designs are done we would like you to assist in getting them out to the client for sign off, into the workshop for production and finally leaving us for delivery. It’s important the new studio assistant is adaptable like the rest of our team and is willing to help out in most areas of a small and exciting business.

Our Design Studio Assistant would be based at our showroom, studio and workshop in Woolwich - SE18 5NR - from Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 18:00. Pay dependent on experience. Send a CV, portfolio and a few lines about why you’d like the job to studio@sebastiancox.co.uk. We are a very busy small business so please allow us some time to review and respond to applications.

The job:

  • Designing independently to a brief using SketchUp and Layout
  • Designing collaboratively with Brogan and Sebastian using SketchUp and Layout
  • Compiling timings to calculate profitability of jobs using Numbers 
  • Assisting with pricing new work and compiling quotes 
  • Communicating with clients via email and phone
  • Communicating with shippers and suppliers via email and phone
  • Communicating with the workshop to ensure projects are on schedule
  • Managing occasional orders from the online shop

The desired skills and experience:

  • Design background 
  • Interest or understanding of making with wood
  • Interest or understanding of sustainability
  • Organisational skills
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Love of dogs
  • Mac literate
  • SketchUp and Layout (essential)
  • Keyshot (desireable)
  • Fusion 360 (desirable)
 
Brogan Cox