Haworth Inc.

Space planner/Designer

Haworth Inc. is a privately held, family-owned office furniture manufacturer headquartered in Holland, Michigan, United States. Founded in 1948 by G. W. Haworth, the company designs and manufactures adaptable workspaces, including movable walls, systems furniture, seating, storage, and wood case goods.
Your role as a Designer in our Shared Service Centre will support the Sales teams in Germany, and Switzerland with presentations, mood boards, design concepts, floorplans, layout plans, and 3D design plans plus give them other design-related or quotation support. Your attention to the brief and detail is paramount to the successof the role and the support of the teams your will be working alongside.

  • Location – Graphisoft Park, Budapest

EXTRA BENEFITS

  • Haworth offers many benefits, get in contact to find out more

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITY

  • Provide support to the sales managers in design, specification, scaled design, and space planning in CAD/P-Con (2D drawings and renderings) and presentations
  • Prepare a personalized design concept, in line with the client’s branding guidelines and meet the Haworth high standards
  • Support clients directly or indirectly through Haworth sales managers in developing ideas of future workspace for opportunities/customers at the planning stage of a project through the solution selling model and be ahead of the competitions
  • Attend site visits if required to ensure design concepts for the clients are constructed according to plans
  • Support our clients with idea starters and presentation materials in promoting the products and service solutions to opportunities/customers leveraging Haworth branding
  • Collaborate with Dealers & Partners to create presentable showrooms with design concepts and aligned branding to showcase Haworth and Haworth Collection products and support them as clients in their business opportunities for selling Haworth products
  • Create space planning (2D and 3D) and quotations that meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Have strong knowledge of Haworth products and be able to give suggestions by considering style, price range, discounts, space, and the client requirements
  • Quotation support: Export sales supporting documents with the furniture list and prices from the pCon software
  • Advice and support our customers and sales with upcoming questions related to furniture and design
  • Active participation in continuously improving the team’s processes and their collaboration with the sales teams
  • Various ad-hoc duties assisting where necessary in all departments

REQUIREMENTS

  • English, German and Hungarian fluency is a must verbally and in writing
  • Enthusiastic Team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment
  • Approachable and responsive resource being able to connect with stakeholders on all levels
  • High degree of professionalism and integrity
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and planning skills required
  • IT savvy, professional skills with the entire Microsoft Office Suite and ideally experience with Applicant Tracking Systems: Experience with 3d planning software e.g.: pCon planner, AutoCAD, SketchUp Adobe package – Photoshop (!) InDesign, Illustrator (ideal)
  • Ability to collaborate with different nationalities, personalities, and functions
  • Capability of working independently, taking initiative, and following up on assigned projects
  • Applies an in-depth understanding of how the design team operates to achieve business objectives. A basic understanding is required of the sales-, tender-, installation-, 3rd party purchasing, visualization, and workspace management processes. Basic knowledge of competitors and industry knowledge is required.
  • A university or technical school degree in design, architecture, or a similar field of study, with a minimum of 5 years work experience /Junior- 1+ year, Senior- 8+years/
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, floorplans, and architectural signs
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills and a high degree of professionalism and integrity.
  • Strong customer orientation, understands customer needs
  • Passion for design and furniture • Keen to learn and a mindset for continuous improvement • Understand spaces and requirements for space planning
  • Project management experience in the contract office furniture industry is a plus

CONTACT: Nett Kata – Manager, Design Team Budapest: kata.nett@haworth.com

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Haworth Inc.