Furniture designers will design items of furniture, this could be bespoke individual pieces working as a self employed craftsman or as part of a larger team producing furniture for the mass market.
A degree, BTEC or HND in furniture design or a similar related subject would be beneficial but entry without a degree may be possible through an apprenticeship.
- Good drawing skills
- An eye for detail
- Practical abilities
- An understanding of computer aided design (CAD)
- Commercial and market awareness
- Good communication skills
- Patience and adaptability
- Self motivated
£17,000 to £25,000