AEL Solutions are the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier of innovative commercial furniture and structures for the alfresco market, highly regarded within the hospitality and leisure industry. Through our dedicated Outdoor For Schools division, a unique and fun range of outdoor play equipment has been designed for nurseries, schools and educational establishments, thus promoting healthy physical and mental development for children. Our Retail division offers a range of premium Glatz parasols and outdoor furniture for garden centres and department stores retailing to the public. Working closely with some of the UK’s most popular brands and chains for many years, our reputation has been built on the idea of quality without compromise as we understand the importance of outdoor spaces setting the tone for any bar, public house, restaurant, café or venue.
Some of our customers include:
- Greene King
- J.D. Wetherspoon
- Mitchell and Butler
- Pizza Express
- Pizza Hut
- Pret A Manger
At AEL we are always striving to provide our clients with the best and most innovative ideas for their outdoor environments that are comfortable, welcoming and achieve maximum brand impact.
We are currently looking for a bright and intelligent designer who can prepare sales winning proposals and presentations, through the interpretation of briefs from clients and sales team. This can range from the generation of 2D site layouts and 3D visuals to the design and costing of viable customer specific products.
Provide support for AEL’s manufacturing, installation and delivery teams. Create clear part, assembly and installation drawings, layouts and instructions for use by both internal departments and third party contractors.
Identify, innovate and develop new products to enhance and complement the existing range.
We would look for a successful candidate to have:
- Exceptional attitude, drive and passion for design
- Excellent verbal and visual communication with colleagues and clients
- Ability to work in a high pressure environment to tight deadlines
- Confidence to step up and manage projects and support other areas of the business when required
- 3D visualisation and modelling software (Autodesk3dsMax and Inventor, or similar)
- 2D layout software (AutoCAD, or similar)
- Educated in product design or related discipline to degree level, or equivalent by experience
No two days are the same at AEL and the right candidate with appreciate the variety the work and challenges in the role and relish answering problems with creative solutions.
We look forward to hearing from any candidates looking to join the AEL family.
- Creative Solutions