JUNIOR TO MIDDLEWEIGHT DESIGNER
Interview Cut Off Date - 15th June 2017 - Start Date: Early July
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, confident, and extremely organised, with a great memory, and an eye for detail. They will have lots of ambition and drive, be extremely smart in appearance, and have an excellent eye for colour coordinating and putting great schemes together, as well as a great eye for dressing and styling show homes.
Anyone applying should have at least 1 years’ experience of actual interior design work after graduation and preferably more, and be happy to join a small organisation. They will be working closely with the director as well as with a small team and sometimes on their own. Hence a highly competent and responsible person is required for this position.
The applicant will ideally have had some experience of working on their own design projects as they will at some point be required to run their own projects in the future.
Applicants should have excellent organizational skills, good clear communication and listening skills, a friendly and professional telephone manner and be willing to learn and do new things, be hardworking, dedicated and loyal, able to work under pressure, use their own initiative, and be able to give personal contribution into the growth of the business. Excellent written English and literacy skills are essential.
A strong proficiency is required in Auto Cad, Photoshop, and Sketch-up, this is essential. Knowledge of rendering software and others will be a bonus.
Applicants must be experienced and competent in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point.
The applicant will also need to drive and own their own car. Experience in driving a van will also be a bonus.
A good understanding and experience in measuring and quoting for curtains and blinds will be a bonus, and numeric literacy is also important.
The selected applicant will be required to; draw up detailed CAD plans, and elevations, pull together schemes, source items, finishes and furniture for projects, work within client briefs, budgets and deadlines, input client projects and other data into our design software ‘Studio Designer’, take detailed notes on site and at client meetings, manage diaries, book consultations, write reports and schedules of works, order furniture, deal with marketing and advertising, deal with contractors, clients and furniture companies, help with market research, undertake general admin work, organise PR with local press, and help to dress show homes.