Now seeking: Graduate 3D Design Intern

This is a brilliant opportunity for someone who genuinely cares about their work to join a dedicated and award-winning team who are leading a quiet revolution in kitchen design. We are looking for a design graduate who shares our commitment to using exceptional, recycled materials, brilliant design and true craftsmanship.


An eye for detail, a commitment to doing your best and an ability to learn new things quickly will all be required. In return you will be learning from and contributing to a highly talented team in an easy going and supportive environment.


What is the job?

You will initially be working alongside the existing 3D designers to translate paper designs into 3D models and designs for customers. As you become more familiar with the system and products you will quickly progress to being responsible for full computer designs. Alongside this core responsibility you will be expected, like everyone, to get involved in a variety of administration or hands-on tasks.


paper kitchen plans

Typical activities include:

  • Translating 2D paper-based designs into 3D models

  • Rendering designs with various finishes ·Outputting photo-realistic renders and accurate plans to feed into customer presentation, workshop and site operatives

  • Amending designs to meet customer requests and presenting them back to customers

  • Answering calls from customers and suppliers ·Pricing up of quotes, materials and ordering

What type of person are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who has good knowledge of 3D design (CAD) tools – ideally Solid Edge, although training can be provided if you only have experience with Solidworks or similar software. It would also be an advantage to have experience of a rendering package, ideally Keyshot. You are most likely to be a Design graduate who has an interest in furniture, wood, cabinetry or kitchen/interior design. Just as important as your technical skills though will be your friendly, honest personality and real eye for quality.



The successful candidate for this role will:

  • Have a design degree (or similar)

  • Have an eye for detail, quality, and elegant design

  • Be a proficient user of 3D design (CAD) tools such as SolidWorks or ideally Solid Edge

  • Have experience of rendering software, ideally Keyshot

  • Be keen and willing to learn

  • Be a great team player, able to integrate and contribute to this close team

  • Share our commitment to high quality work

  • Be a pragmatic person who is able to find solutions to problems

  • Be physically fit and mobile

  • Be flexible to work additional hours at evenings or weekend during very busy periods

  • Be a self-starter who can see what needs to be done and take responsibility to get on with things


It would be a bonus if you had any of the following, but don’t be put off it not!

  • A degree in furniture design of similar

  • A driving licence

  • Experience of using Solid Edge

  • Workshop experience

What are all the practical details?

Starting salary: £16,500 per annum (with potential for progression after 6 months)

Location: 3-5 Edgedale Rd, Sheffield S7 2BQ

Start date: 16/09/19

Length of internship: Six months, with a view to securing a permanent role

Video Interview: 04/09/19 – 08/09/19

Final Interview Date: 10/09/19 – 11/09/19

The successful candidate for this role will also demonstrate a commitment to Sheffield Sustainable Kitchens’ company values (“ECO-SHEF”):  Extra Mile, Collaboration, Originality, Sustainability, Happy & Hardworking, Ethics, and Friendly.



To apply for this role, please send a CV and a covering letter to Emma Griffiths ([email protected]), before 23:59 on the closing 01/09/19.

If you have any questions, please email on the address above or ring on 0114 250 9078.


If it’s not for you – can you think of someone this job could be perfect for? If so please do forward the details on to them!


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