Furniture Designer at Firat Building Materials, Kado, Abuja (FCT).

Firat Building Materials is Nigeria’s leading supplier of top construction/building material and services. Our building products are made from the highest quality raw material to ensure your projects, commercial or residential meets your demand while projecting an elegant structure that will last longer.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Furniture Designer

Location: Kado, Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • Furniture Designers are responsible for designing and creating different types of furniture from a basic concept or idea
  • They design using sketchpads, computer software, or a combination of both
  • Furniture Designers often create original prototypes from their initial design and are usually involved in selecting fabrics, colors, and the woods, metals, or plastics used to create furniture pieces.

Duties and Responsibilities
Furniture Designer job description should contain a variety of functions and roles including:

  • Generating sample designs using computer-aided design (CAD), card models, sketches or hard prototypes;
  • Using software packages such as Autocad, Inventor, Solidworks and Photoshop;
  • Discussing designs with clients for custom ordering or with manufacturers;
  • Preparing detailed final designs;
  • Keeping informed about design trends and developments;
  • Studying, researching and planning various styles of furniture design;
  • Evaluating issues such as pricing and fixing costs, fashion, purchasing, safety, materials and manufacturing methods and techniques;
  • Using various tools to complete projects from raw materials to finished furniture items;
  • Attending workshops, seminars and training on various types of manufacturing and furniture design. Organising plans and schedules with respect to the availability of resources;
  • Selecting suitable materials, which might include wood, metal, plastic and textiles;
  • Liaising with craftsmen or production department staff, such as production managers, marketing staff and design engineers, about the process of construction or manufacture;
  • Finding ways to improve furniture items already manufactured;

Requirements / Skills / Qualifications
Furniture Designer job description should include these common skills and qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’ Degree in Architecture or Fine Arts with a concentration in Furniture Design and Space Planning
  • Minimum of 1-year experience
  • Drawing and design skills
  • Manual dexterity
  • Knowledge of market trends
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Creativity.

Application Closing Date
15th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.