Careers

Cox London is a company of designer makers who create unique pieces of furniture and lighting with an aim to enhance beautiful considered interiors of comfort, serenity and energy.

The studio, founded by Christopher and Nicola Cox both with a background in sculpture, reflects their tastes and inspirations which range from 20th century sculptors all the way back to the Bronze Age. They guide the design and production of every piece, leading an in-house team of specialist artisans.

If you have a love of art and design history and a desire to work in a professional and creative environment then we would very much like to hear from you.

Register your interest in a career with Cox London by emailing info@coxlondon.com

We are currently recruiting for the following:

Sales Manager

  • Role: Sales Manager
  • Brand: Cox London, Furniture and Lighting 
  • Location: London 
  • Hours: 40 hrs per week
  • Contact: Mridula@coxlondon.com

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

The Job

We are recruiting for an experienced Sales Manager who is polished, professional, enthusiastic, collaborative and approachable. They need to be well informed regarding high-end interiors markets and able to provide an outstanding service to clients, exceeding all expectations. The candidate should have a strong background in high-end sales environments such as contemporary art and/or design, ideally selling furniture and lighting which requires a considered project-style approach.

Our clients are looking for quality, individuality and efficiency from our Sales Team in order to make decisions on purchasing, delivered via clear, knowledgeable and beautiful presentations of simplicity and elegance. The position is based in the London Belgravia showroom in the heart of the sought- after Pimlico Road Design District, with weekly visits to our North London workshop. You would work closely with the creative and manufacturing teams to sell quality pieces with artistic merit and longevity. We are looking for ambassadors for the company to champion our work and ensuring what we produce for them fits with the client’s goals.

Duties and Responsibilities Include 

  • – Lead generation and conversion of opportunities exceeding sales targets
  • – Negotiate and build positive relationships, creating lifetime clients for the company
  • – Produce and present client proposals
  • – End to end sales – post sale follow-up WIP and post-sale deliverables
  • – Maintain company data base following all systems and processes
  • – Produce weekly, monthly and quarterly sales reports
  • – Face to face or virtual meetings with clients on and off site while supporting the gallery showroom opening hours including the occasional Saturday scheduling.
  • – Hosting and attending tours of our unique workshops and studios in North London as well as numerous marketing events both internal and external to drive new business.

Skills and Behaviours (essential) 

  • – Outstanding interpersonal, communication and customer service
  • – Strong ability and desire to help clients purchase Cox London designs
  • – Positive, confident and determined approach
  • – Resilience and the ability to cope with rejection
  • – Attention to detail and an eye for design and quality
  • – Commercial awareness and numerical ability
  • – Outstanding IT and Presentation skills
  • – Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • – Reliable, flexible, collaborative and supportive

Knowledge and Experience (desirable)

  • – Client facing sales experience preferably 3 years+ selling products with a price range of £5,000 to £100,000
  • – Knowledge and experience within the high-end interior products sector
  • – Extensive experience in generating new business leads
  • – Qualified experience in account management with proven sales record
  • – Demonstrable high conversion rate of opportunities to orders
  • – Proven sales targets in excess of £1M
  • – High level Photoshop and Microsoft; CRM Software competency

Qualifications (desirable)
BA, MA, BSc or MBA

 

CAD Designer

Role: CAD Designer
Company: Cox Workshops Ltd
Location: London N17
Hours: 40 hrs per week

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture, and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

Cox London seeks to propagate a remarkable interior beauty in the world by unlocking The Nature Within every piece, object, and space – through the eye of the sculptor, the hand of the artisan and the integrity of form, material, and finish. The Nature Within – seeks out the purity, provenance, source and stewarding of the finest natural materials – stone, wood, ore, precious metals, fabrics, glass, ceramics – that give life to every object and interior.

Your mission as CAD Designer is to uphold this vision by ensuring the materials and processes utilised are drawn accurately and efficiently to ensure best proposals and designs, guaranteeing exceptional quality and worth of investment for the company clients. Reporting to the Senior CAD Designer, you will be expected to design company products to the required standards maintaining excellent quality and efficiency for product manufacturing.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • A comprehensive understanding of materials and processes utilized by the company is essential alongside being able to interpret site dimensions and requirements.
  • Excellent rapport with all stakeholders in the business both in-house, and externally to maintain and develop positive and professional working relationships.
  • An eye for detail, finish and form and be able to maintain efficient safe database administration.
  • Ability to produce technical manufacture drawings and client proposal drawings/imagery.
  • Manufacturing knowledge, specifically of Cox processes such as lighting manufacture and fabrication of metal furniture using materials such as glass, bronze, brass and steel and stone.
  • Create custom drawings from the standard product range and develop bespoke designs or new products.
  • Produce comprehensive product drawings for manufacturing.
  • Preparation of client drawings and interpret client architectural plans.
  • Checking approved prototypes against technical manufacturing drawings.
  • Drafting of accurate and detailed installation guides.
  • Liaise with manufacturing department to ensure client briefs and expectations are fulfilled and understood.
  • Maintain company design database.

Skills and Behaviours (essential):

  • Analytical, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Fluent spoken and written English, with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to produce detailed reports to help determine whether or not contracts for customisation of company designs & bespoke projects are awarded or company products are manufactured.
  • Flexible and a can-do positive attitude.
  • An understanding of the importance of discretion.
  • Smart, calm, kind, professional and diligent.
  • Demonstrates passion and imagination

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection, including: Auto CAD, 3ds Max, Fusion 360, Inventor Professional.
  • Rendering: Blender, Keyshot, or similar.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator.
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

Qualifications:

  • BA(Hons) Product Design, Architecture or comparable

 

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CAD Engineer

Role: CAD Engineer
Company: Cox Workshops Ltd
Location: London N17
Hours: 40 hrs per week

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture, and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

As the CAD Engineer you will be responsible for supporting the Design Team in creating full product drawings, components, supplier drawings and Client proposals across our standard product range and custom and bespoke projects. In addition, you will be responsible for product development and improvements to our standard product range. Running regular meetings with production, identifying, and realising any issues with current design/manufacturing to maximise our production capabilities, guaranteeing exceptional quality and worth of investment for the company clients. You will work within the Design Team collaborating with the Production Team to ensure that manufacturing drawings are clear and fully translatable to the shop floor. You will oversee Vault and maintain a smooth running of data input to enable easy accessibility to released drawings by rest of the company.

We would expect you to use a variety of software to produce designs quickly and efficiently. During your time with Cox, you will receive training and support to help you further develop and fully understand the house style . You will be line managed by the Head of Design and Estimating and work with teams across Cox. You will be required to input and advise on the engineering of Cox London products, advising on technical aspects such as FOS and load bearing as well presenting workable solutions to improve products.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Create full drawing packages from the standard product range and develop bespoke designs or new products as directed by the Creative Director for our clients.
  • Oversee development of standard product drawings and components and ensure filed within Vault correctly, maintaining the company design database
  • Providing technical support to both the Senior CAD Designer and CAD technicians to ensure all drawings are to Cox standard.
  • Liaising and leading organised discussions between Production and Design team to ensure constant product development and improvements.
  • Checking approved prototypes against technical manufacturing drawings.
  • A comprehensive understanding of materials and processes utilized by the company and our suppliers is essential such as lighting manufacture and fabrication of metal furniture using materials such as glass, bronze, brass and steel and stone
  • Translate specifications and co-ordinating instructions into detailed accurate manufacture drawings for all pieces.
  • Drafting of accurate and detailed installation guides to lead installation teams on projects.
  • Excellent record keeping of work to date on product development.

Skills and Behaviours (essential):

  • Analytical, with excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent time management and multi tasking skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Fluent spoken and written English, with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Flexible and a can-do positive attitude.
  • An understanding of the importance of discretion.
  • Smart, calm, kind, professional and diligent.
  • Demonstrates passion and imagination.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection, including : Auto CAD, 3ds Max, Fusion 360,
  • Inventor Professional. FEA or Ilogic.
  • Rendering: Blender, Keyshot, or similar.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator.
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Previous experience in a similar role

Qualifications:

  • BA(Hons) Product Design, Architecture or comparable

 

Studio Manager

Role: Studio Manager
Company: Cox Workshops Ltd
Location: London N17
Hours: 40 hrs per week

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture, and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

As a Studio Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Design and Estimating teams ensuring a productive and efficient work environment where creative projects can flourish. You will manage administrative tasks, coordinate schedules, and ensure that equipment and resources are well-maintained and ensuring that projects are completed on time. You will be confident in assigning tasks and delegating responsibilities to ensure project deadlines are met and client orders follow through the critical pathway to production.

Your role will manage the flow of correct information to production, ensuring smooth handovers of client orders and complex projects are seamlessly transitioned. You will have experience of creating comprehensive onboarding and internal guides that reflect the departments focus and assign tasks accordingly to maintain relevant documentation

As a line manager we would expect you to be an excellent communicator and be able to foster a positive and supportive work environment, providing guidance and support to team members as needed. Whilst this role is not a creative one, we would expect you to have experience of reading and understanding drawing documents and ensuring drawing packages are full and correct on release. Experience of CAD software is an advantage but not essential.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Track project and client orders timelines and milestones within Design and Estimating and present to Head of Design and Estimating weekly.
  • Troubleshoot issues and resolve conflicts that may arise during quoting and design phase.
  • Ensuring onboarding and internal manuals are up to date and relevant.
  • Liaising and leading organised discussions between Production and Design team to ensure flow of information.
  • Be point of contact for the Design and Estimating team, managing internal queries from the rest of the company promptly and calmly.
  • Ensure data is captured, collated, and filed accurately.
  • Present efficiency and KPI reports for the team monthly to Head of Design and Estimating.
  • Ensure drawing packages have all necessary documents before being released to production.

Skills and Behaviours (essential):

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Calm and confident manner.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Fluent spoken and written English, with excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Flexible and a can-do positive attitude.
  • An understanding of the importance of discretion.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of CAD software is an advantage.
  • Experience of using an ERP system or CRM modules.
  • Proficiency in project management software and office productivity tools.
  • Previous experience in a similar role.

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Experienced Metalwork Fabrication & Welding Technician

Role: Experienced Metalwork Fabrication & Welding Technician
Brand: Cox London, Production
Salary: based on skills and experience
Location: London N17
Hours: 40 hrs per week

At Cox London we design and fabricate individual pieces and limited-edition collections for interior decorators, collectors and private clients. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisans & craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our vision is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

The Job

We are recruiting a Fabrication Technician to join Cox Production Team responsible for the manufacturing of Cox pieces. Each member of this team is expected to be adaptable and inventive, learning and developing the variety of processes and finishes as per the Cox London house style.

You will be expected to fabricate company products to the required standards within specification, in full and on time meeting the costed hours for fabrication.

This technical role is for the fabrication of high end interior products. You need to be and expert in your field with high level experience and knowledge of metal working and fabrication processes, predominantly in brass but also ferrous metals suitable for furniture & lighting manufacture.

We are looking for a reliable hardworking person with initiative, high standards and a professional outlook. The successful candidate will have the ability to maintain our quality service provided to customers by upholding company standards, values and behaviours.

Duties and Responsibilities
Producing high quality furniture and lighting as per the specifications provided ensuring items are produced in full, on time and in spec

Maintain professional and technical knowledge continually improving your skills base

Maintains safe and clean work environment, upholding Company H&S policies

Application of technical processes such as welding tig, mig; silver soldering, soft soldering; metal fabrication in mainly in brass or steel; cutting and preparing materials for fabrication; fabrication of jigs; product assembly including involve the handling of glass, stone or wood; metal polishing; metal chasing.

Knowledge, Experience, Qualifications
Architectural & sculptural metalwork welding (ideally specialising in brass or bronze)

Experienced and/or expert, more than one skills area, coaching and guidance of other team members, high level skills and knowledge gained through training and experience – typically 10 years plus post training.

BA, MA or Qualified Apprenticeship in metalworking processes or similar

Please apply here:  Application Form

Patination, Finishing and Wiring Technician

Role: Patination, Finishing and Wiring Technician
Company: Cox Workshops Ltd
Location: London N17
Hours: 40 hrs per week

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture, and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

As a Patination, Finishing and Wiring Technician T3, you will be developing your understanding of metal finishing processes with a natural ability for practical manufacturing processes involved in the finishing of high-quality interior products such as furniture and lighting. Each member of the technical finishing team is expected to be adaptable and inventive, learning and developing the variety of processes and finishes as per the Cox London house style.

You will be expected to work within the tasks provided as per the costs applied to each individual job brief. To be successful in this role, you will need to be self-motivated towards learning new techniques for custom finishes and bespoke orders. Each project assigned to you will be required to be finished within a reasonable time frame and within specification, meeting with the client’s needs and the company’s high standards. Your goal is to maintain a quality service provided to customers by upholding company standards, values, and behaviours.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Practice, learn, develop, and perfect metalwork processes such as required within Cox London workshops, specifically within the Patination, Finishing and Wiring Team.
  • Operate and keep records as required within company HR and Production software systems: Hibob and Emax.
  • Participate in team and inter-departmental meetings, contributing to the conversation with an aim for positive solutions.
  • Attend technical and safety training sessions.
  • Assist with on-site and off-site installations.
  • Employing safe working practices during operation of equipment, notifying the need for repairs.
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and healthy work environment, upholding company H&S Policies.
  • Show respect for company property, materials and consumables ensuring waste is kept to a minimum and shortages reported.
  • Contribute to a happy, efficient, and co-operative production team, fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between teams, departments, and your colleagues.

Skills and Behaviours (essential):

  • Good team work as well as being able to self-manage and work independently
  • Ability to act decisively in a calm and friendly manner
  • Attention to detail
  • An eye for form colour and design
  • The ability to meet targets and deadlines with excellent time management skills
  • An approachable manner and good communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.
  • Masses of flexibility and “can do” attitude
  • An awareness and implementation of health and safety issues
  • Good physical health and a clean and professional appearance.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Technician 3: Learning the role/ less experience, technical skills and knowledge gained through training and experience – up to 3 years. experience post training (aim 10,000 hours to become experienced)

Qualifications (desirable):

  • A professional qualification in manufacturing or art and design.

Or

  • A college certificate in metal work finishing processes, or university degree within arts or other similar qualification.

 

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Art Crating Technician

  • Role: Art Crating Technician
  • Company: Cox Workshops Ltd
  • Location: London N17
  • Hours: 40 hrs per week

 

Cox London are designers and makers of unique sculptural lighting, furniture and artworks of the highest calibre. We are commissioned by celebrated interior decorators, collectors and discerning private individuals worldwide. By nurturing, inspiring and enriching our relationships with our artisan craftspeople, our clients, the communities we support and our partners, our goal is to help shape remarkable interior beauty.

This role requires a meticulous and skilled individual responsible for the careful packing, handling and transportation of high value and delicate artwork and furniture. You will therefore need to have practical skills for the building of protective support structures such as export crating and able to assist with the installation of such items in residential homes as well as show rooms.

This role will at times be client facing so you will need to be customer focused and able to communicate calmly & effectively.

You will be supporting a busy manufacturing and dispatch schedule. Previous experience from within the packaging and transporting of fine art, furniture or custom lighting is required as are excellent team working skills, integrity and attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Careful packing, labelling and condition reporting of client orders for UK or Export
  • Building of wooden export quality crating for the safe transportation of delicate and heavy items
  • Delivery and installation on site of furniture, lighting, and fine art objects
  • Supporting the design and manufacturing team with all logistics and photography
  • Monitoring stock and essential consumables required for the role

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experienced packaging, logistics and installation technician for export shipping of delicate lighting, furniture and/or fine art logistics
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Integrity, focus, reliability, and professionalism
  • Able to deliver on time with accuracy
  • Produces work to the highest standard exceeding client expectation
  • Excellent client communication and team skills

Qualifications (desirable):

  • Foundation degree or higher national diploma; BA or BTEC certificate or similar qualification
  • Full clean UK driving licence

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