• Posted on Jul 31, 2023
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Job Title: Playground Designer

Reference: AJ0893

Company: Pennine Playgrounds

Based in: Newcastle or Silsden

Contact name: Christina Bell

Contact email: [email protected]

Job purpose:

To design and produce detailed and accurate 2D and 3D drawings, technical specification data sheets, and other relevant documentation for our playground equipment range and play space designs.

Key responsibilities

  • Work closely with the sales and product teams to innovative and functional design solutions that meet the company’s requirements, customer needs, and industry-specific regulations and standards.
  •  Create detailed and accurate 2D and 3D renderings, animations and visualisations to communicate design concepts.
  • Develop technical specification data sheets to demonstrate that equipment meets industry-specific regulations and standards such as BS EN 1176 and BS EN 1177.
  • Liaise with suppliers and manufacturers to ensure that designs are producible and meet the required quality standards.
  •  Price products and designs during the design phase to meet a target GPM.
  • Produce proposal documentation, including design proposals, project timelines, and cost estimates
  •  Continuously improve design processes and practices to increase efficiency and productivity.

Essential requirements:

  • Degree, equivalent qualification or demonstrable industry experience in design, engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in designing playground equipment, outdoor structures, or related products.
  • Proficient in 2D and 3D CAD software such as 3DS Max or similar.
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate technical documentation.
  •  Good communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience in pricing products during the design phase to meet a target GPM.
  • Experience in project management and the ability to lead a team.
  • Knowledge of materials science and engineering principles.
  • Familiarity with graphic design software such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and techniques.
  • Knowledge of industry-specific regulations and standards such as BS EN 1176 and BS EN 1177.

Type: Part-time, permanent

Please email your CV to Christina Bell, MD [email protected]

Learn more about Pennine Playgrounds https://www.pennine-playgrounds.co.uk/