LATEST VACANCY: Product/CAD Designer

Wednesday 1st May 2024 General

Leeda is looking to expand its in-house design team by recruiting a 3D/CAD Designer. Involved with many of the biggest brands in the UK angling scene such as MAP and Wychwood, the Product/CAD Designer will work alongside the existing design team to bring products through from concept to manufacture.

The key day-to-day tasks of this role include:

  • Discussing and research to determine design-based solutions
  • Generating and presenting product concepts to the brand management team
  • Exploring concepts using tools such as CAD modelling, sketching and physical models 
  • Creating specification sheets and 3D CAD models to be sent to manufacturers
  • Communication with manufacturers to resolve issues faced through production
  • Generating computer rendered images and graphics for marketing use

Not only will you be involved in designing across brands, you will present finalised ideas and concepts to your colleagues and internal project managers. You will be a part of an experienced and driven team, where your creative input will be vitally important to the company’s success.

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Experience working with 3D modelling software and Adobe illustrator
  • Exploring concepts using tools such as CAD modelling, sketching and physical models
  • Experience in undertaking design projects from concept stage through to finished product • Knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques including injection moulding

Desirable attributes for the ideal candidate:

  • Experience working with Key Shot and SolidWorks
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite • A degree in a relevant subject (e.g. product design)
  • An interest in angling would be beneficial

The role is a hybrid position, working remotely but with regularly visits to our Milton Keynes HQ for meetings.

Please send your CV with a covering email to, explaining why you think you should be considered for this role; applicants must provide evidence of their work through a portfolio or website link.

Closing date: 31/5/24

To find out more about Leeda and our holding company please visit

Please note that due to the high volume of response expected we will be unable to contact unsuccessful applicants.