Design Manager

Are you the new designer within acoustic ceilings and wall solutions?

Your new company
Kvadrat Soft Cell A/S manufactures and installs textile interior solutions with unique acoustic properties. The performance and aesthetics of the products has made Kvadrat Soft Cells the preferred choice of many architects and designers for acoustic ceiling and wall solutions. The Copenhagen design department works with product development and large, complex projects including concert halls, conference facilities and new retail concepts. Kvadrat Soft Cells creates fully customisable, high-performance acoustic panels characterised by aesthetic excellence and exceptional versatility. In addition, offering end-to-end project support, delivered by a global network of specialists who have been specially trained in architecture and design.

Your new role
On behalf of Kvadrat Soft Cells, Hays is looking for a Design Manager with a sense of quality, project and design management experience and a particular interest in architectural detailing and construction. You will have direct reference to the Design Director and therefore become a member of a team of architects, project leaders and designers. Within a workshop environment you will work on idea-generation, prototyping, design and production. You will co-operate with colleagues from other internal teams and countries alongside external consultants and partners. You will also have contact with the production units all over the world. In cooperation with project management the position will require you to be responsible for the successful completion of projects. It is crucial that one through dialogue with stakeholders and architects is focused on producing a high-end product, that will secure the quality, documentation and implementation of high-quality products.

What you’ll need to succeed
The preferred candidate possesses an educational background as an Architect, Constructing Architect or as an Engineer. You possess a minimum of five years of relevant experience, and are therefore holding valuable knowledge and a proven track record within production and stakeholder engagement. You are familiar with Design work in multiple scales and can show convincing examples of your work. Additionally, you are used to working in an environment demanding high quality results. It is required that you can communicate in English at a high business level. Furthermore, you have experience in working with several 3D applications, for example Rhino and Revit, experience with Solidworks or Inventor would be preferable.

What you’ll get in return
Kvadrat are dedicated to pushing the aesthetic and technological boundaries of acoustic solutions. Reflecting this, Soft Cells acoustic panels set the benchmark for sustainability, flexibility and durability. Soft Cells are used in numerous visionary architectural developments all over the world. These include: The Royal Danish Library, Oxford University, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Rolls-Royce and Microsoft. Therefore, you will be a part of a fast growing and agile international organization where ambitious work environment, cross-functional collaboration and knowledge sharing is key.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role, forward a copy of your CV and cover letter in English and in one document. If you have any questions you are welcome to contact Senior Recruitment Consultant Rune Gjetting at +45 2689 3124


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Thu Jan 31 11:59:59 GMT 2019
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Hays Specialist Recruitment A/S, Kongens Nytorv 8, DK-1050 København K, 1050 København K

Telefon: 26893124

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