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PROJECT MANAGER

The Role

  • This is an excellent opportunity to develop and grow within a highly skilled and dedicated team working on exciting and challenging projects in the UK and abroad.
  • Helping to manage between 5-12 projects of varying size at any one time, typically with 2-9 months lead times
  • Production of GANTT charts for each project. Monitor, track and report key milestones to ensure that all deliverables are on schedule.
  • Working with the Managing Director and Finance Manager to ensure that an accurate resource forecast is completed and maintained bi-weekly.
  • Daily meeting to plan tasks with the Production Manager.
  • Daily management of the supply chain, supported by the Business Administrator.
  • Close contact with all customers; designers, contractors and suppliers.

Prerequisites

  • Formally trained and or have proven experience in Project Management roles using Microsoft Project or equivalent.
  • Competent with Microsoft Office suit of programmes and document/record keeping.
  • Smart appearance, good diction and telephone manner, methodical work ethic.
  • Must work well under pressure.
  • Driven to be a proactive member of the team in ensuring delivery of their responsibilities.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experience in delivering multiple/ portfolios of projects.
  • Competent in AutoCAD and/or AutoCAD Inventor would be an advantage.
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills.
  • Very competent communicator with both colleagues, customers and suppliers.
  • Driven to be a proactive member of the team in ensuring delivery of their responsibilities.
  • Have an understanding of construction and an interest in glass and design.

Salary & Benefits

Starting salary of £25,000 per annum + NEST pension contribution

If you are relocating, assistance is available

Working Hours

Monday – Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £25,000.00 /year


STUDIO ASSISTANT WITH GRAPHIC DESIGN SKILLS

Full-Time 8am-5pm

£18,000 PA Starting Salary

This is an exciting opportunity to assist our Creative Director in designing glass installations whilst also gaining hands-on glass working experience in our studio.

With this role, you will be responsible for creating graphic designs for our sales team to present to clients, and for our studio to use as a template for glass manufacturing. As workflows dictate, this role will be split between the office and the studio teams meaning you will also gain hands-on glass working experience.

With a varied portfolio of luxury clients, you will be involved in the design and manufacture of glass installations for projects such as royal palaces, super-prime private residencies, 5-star hotels, and superyachts located in the UK, Continental Europe, and the Middle-East.

The ideal candidate

This role would suit someone who is outgoing, creative. The ideal candidate will be both proficient with design software (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) and interested in rolling their sleeves up and getting involved with studio work.

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Required to be proficient in Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Useful to have knowledge of AutoCAD and InDesign.
  • A working use of Microsoft Office (Word, Office, Excel).
  • A passion and enthusiasm for design.
  • Initiative and strong time management skills.
  • An ability to work alone to complete tasks whilst also appreciating when to refer to management for advice.
  • A willingness to pull together as a team, going above and beyond to deliver on projects.

What We Offer

You will be joining a family-run business with a close-knit, friendly workforce, established in 1986 and based in Hambleton. We offer the chance to develop and grow within a highly skilled and dedicated team, whilst delivering unique, exciting, and often challenging projects in the UK and abroad.

  • Nest Pension Scheme
  • TOIL (Time-off-in-lieu)
  • Support, Training, and Guidance

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £18,000.00 /year


Freelance Studio Technician

As Daedalian continues to grow and win new contracts, we occasionally need to employ experienced and talented freelance artists with a keen eye for detail to work alongside our in-house team for short periods (1 week – 3 months). We are able to organise short-term lodgings for these staff member within the local area and their salary is negotiable, dependent on experience.

We are looking for freelance artists who are skilled in the following techniques: Bevelling; Bonding; Casting; Etching; Fusing; Gilding; Intricate Cutting; Kiln Forming / Slumping; Mould Making; Laminating; Painting; Polishing; Sandblasting; Silvering.


Internships

Daedalian Glass Studios founder, Davia Walmsley is a strong believer in contributing towards the community of skilled European artisans by providing internships to students / recent graduates wishing to gain experience. All interns are paid a fair wage – we do not exploit those seeking entry to the industry – and we are happy to organise accommodation as necessary.

Previous interns have traveled from as far away as Germany and the Czech Republic to gain experience and some have returned for multiple years during breaks from formal education. Part of the reason for this is that while interns work under the guidance of experienced glass artists, they are allowed to work on real projects and perform meaningful tasks.


 

Apply

To enquire about an opportunity, please email your CV and cover letter to: careers@daedalianglassstudios.com. If you wish to discuss further, telephone +44 (0)1253 702531.