• Posted on Jul 30, 2018
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Job Title: Playground Designer

Reference: AJ0633

Company: Kompan UK

Based in: Milton Keynes

Contact email: [email protected]


Playground Designer – Milton Keynes KOMPAN is the world’s No. 1 playground supplier. We develop, produce and market an extensive range of playground equipment that covers all age groups. Our playgrounds are designed from the ground up to improve childhood health and learning and all of our products offer compelling design, high play value, uncompromising safety, unique innovation and long-lasting quality. In addition to playgrounds, KOMPAN is today also an innovation leader in outdoor sport and fitness where we apply our 49+ years’ experience in making exercise attractive to all.

We have a dynamic team of playground designers creating innovative, imaginative and bespoke play spaces and sport & fitness areas. Due to customer demand we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, committed and talented designer / 3D Visualiser to join us in going forward to a bright future.

You will be responsible for taking projects through the full design stage, from designing and costing the playground and on to producing 2D/3D visualizations and presentations, ready for the area sales managers, the customers, and public consultations. You will work as an individual, but at the same time collaborating with a team of eight designers and twenty area sales managers to produce work to the highest possible standard.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Liaison with sales team on project briefs
  • Preparation of imaginative concept plans and illustrations.
  • Production of detailed AutoCAD layouts and image boards
  • Pricing of playspace equipment, surfacing and installation
  • Creation of 3d Models and exciting renders using 3DS Max
  • Often coordinating multiple projects simultaneously

KOMPAN’s UK office is based in a modern building in a green area close to Milton Keynes town centre and train station.

Do you have what it takes?

  • You have a creative eye with the ability to freehand draw
  • You have a design related degree, e.g. Landscape Design, Game design, Product Design,
    Illustration etc.
  • You are proficient in Autocad & 3DS Max (or similar) and have experience in Adobe Creative Suite and Vray.
  • You have, a minimum of 2 years, experience in play or another design industry.
  • You are a team player with an ambition to learn and develop new skills
  • You are sociable, helpful, with a can do attitude and a positive outlook

Salary is negotiable, dependent on experience …

If you are interested in joining our happy band of designers, please submit a short letter of application along with a condensed CV as well as examples of your best work, maximum of 5 at A3 size in pdf format. KOMPAN is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all to apply. Send your applications to [email protected]

No agencies please.