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Mid Weight Interior Designer

Company Name: SHH Architecture & Interior Design
Job Title: Mid Weight Interior Designer
Salary: £30,000
Job Location: W6, London

Job description:

SHH are looking for a Mid Weight Interior Designer to join our Residential Interiors Team.

Role Requirement

  • The ideal candidate would have experience in running small to medium scale projects from inception through to completion.
  • Organised and enthusiastic, the interior designer would work in a small team in the residential interior design department
  • They would be expected to drive conceptual side of the design with an extensive source of inspirational ideas and images to enhance the proposed scheme and finalised proposals.
  • The interior designer would also be responsible for compiling the full FF&E cost estimate, writing finishes schedules, fixtures and fittings schedules and presenting to clients with a lead designer.
  • Responsibilities will include liaising directly with suppliers, contractors and consultants to deliver a fully detailed completed project.
  • Expectations will include the smooth running of projects providing timely and efficient support to the lead designers. There should be a high proficiency in producing hand sketches; refined use of Word/Excel based administration and a broad understanding and skills base in a CAD based software package.

Administration and Communication

  • Good verbal/written communication skills.
  • Ability to take control of FF&E cost estimates and ensure pricing and relevant data are up to date.
  • A good understanding of FF&E specification and relevant documentation.
  • The role will involve large amounts of administration but is varied and will involve raising purchase orders, monitoring production schedules, liaising with suppliers, managing budgets and expenses.
  • Ensuring a clear, concise and accurate Documentation/Audit trail.
  • Liaise with Suppliers Accounts departments to ensure all orders are processed and invoices to clients are issued in a timely manner.
  • To be aware of hours spent versus fees allocated for the project.

Project Management Skills

  • Must have the ability to take responsibility for and competently run small to medium sized interior design projects.
  • Ensure that relevant documentation is written and issued in a timely manner to prevent any programme delays to the project.
  • Attend all client and site meetings, taking minutes from these meetings and ensuring the minutes are issued and approved.
  • To attend and take minutes to relevant contractor and consultant meetings – i.e. builders, joiners, lighting designers, AV companies, suppliers and furniture makers. From time to time to confidently attend these meetings in your lead designer’s absence.
  • Assisting in maintaining a tidy and presentable work environment and keeping internal resource libraries (i.e. samples, brochures, completed project portfolios, etc) up-to-date, complete and well organised.
  • Outlining the installation schedule and coordinating deliveries in accordance with that schedule.
  • Must have a problem-solving attitude and be solution driven; 1 problem = 3 solutions to give to your lead designer

Software- Essential

  • In Design
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Excel
  • AutoCAD, Revit or ArchiCAD

How to apply:

Please Email Your Cover Letter and CV to Careers@shh.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 31st March 0019

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