31 days annual leave
Enhanced company pension scheme
Summer and Christmas Company Party
Parking at office
(salary is dependent on experience)
Internal Number: JDE4
Homeplay are a multi award-winning luxury home technology integrator and we’re looking for a Junior Designer (Residential Technology) to join our team.
Working under our Head of Design, and with support from the rest of our team, you’ll be helping us with the increased workload generated by our award-winning Home Technology Experience Centre in Sunbury on Thames.
Your day will be fast moving and varied, assisting the designers with load schedules, patch panel layouts, engraving schedules, checking pricing on designs and much, much more.
In time as you gain experience you’ll be able to move on to system schematics, cinema design, acoustic design and all kinds of other challenging areas, working towards your CEDIA ESC-D qualification.
About the Job:
You’ll be based at our design studio in Sunbury-on-Thames, which is part of our award winning Home Technology Experience Centre.
Working exclusively in the high-end residential sector on some truly amazing properties, you’ll be working within an exciting and broad range of disciplines including home cinema and media rooms, lighting design and control, audio/visual systems, security systems, furniture design and much more.
Obsessed about delivering amazing customer service
Focussed on designing beautiful home technology solutions that are simple and reliable to use
Only as good as our last project
Believe systems, discipline and repetition are the key to quality
Work like crazy to create raving fans of our business
Pleased to invest in the tools and training necessary to help us do the best job we can
Making sure we have fun while we’re doing all of the above!
If this sounds like a role and a culture that you will thrive in, then please email your CV with a cover letter and your answers to the following three questions:
What companies do you admire and why?
What will your old boss say about you?
Apple or Android?
Please note your application will not be reviewed without a cover letter and answers to these questions. However, we promise that if you take the time to write a cover letter and answer these questions, we’ll take the time to give you feedback about your application.
Below is a list of desirable (but not essential) skills, however the most important thing is that you’re smart, curious, keen to learn, hardworking and have an aptitude for computer aided design software.
2D and 3D AutoCAD
Experience in interior architecture
Excellent organisational and time management skills – must be able to balance multiple projects in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
Experience in audio/visual systems
Experience in lighting design
D-Tools System Integrator
Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
A degree or excellent written and verbal communication skills
A ‘can-do’ attitude and keen to figure out problems on your own
Fascinated by technology
Curious and keen to learn
Confident talking to all kinds of people, regardless of their age/status
Appreciative of a good debate, even with your boss
Pedantic about details, accuracy and organisation
More interested in fixing problems than figuring out who’s to blame
Paid for your own stuff through a part time job as a teenager
We’re proud of the professional, fun and exciting working atmosphere we’ve created at Homeplay and we believe it’s one of the best places to work in the home technology industry.
Regardless of the role, everyone who works at Homeplay shares the following values:
Responsiveness - we’re quick to deal with issues and we don’t let them fester
Always learning - nobody knows everything and we strive to learn something new every day
Honesty - we don’t hide mistakes, we own up to them and we put them right
Teamwork - if someone needs help, the team pulls together to make sure they get it
Creativity and Initiative - don’t wait for someone to tell you something needs doing, if you think it will make things better - do it