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Interior Designer

Application Reference Number: 0240
Function: Technical
Location: Battersea, London
Position Type: Temporary - 14 Month Fixed Term Contract 
Application End Date: 12/02/2021
Job Purposed: Producing interior design schemes internally encompassing base build elements and FF&E; furniture, finishes and fittings whilst working within the required budget and time scales for Berkeley St Edward.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Assist and manage the design process from concept through to completion.
  • Produce sample / mood boards for materials selection and presentation, log and record information for ordering process.
  • Produce communal area / apartment / houses / marketing suite interiors schemes to budget.
  • Co-ordinate and present bespoke service for specific developments.
  • Schedule all finishes, fittings and furniture for each development as necessary.
  • Schedule all base build materials and specification for developments as necessary
  • FF&E layouts and budget allocation where applicable
  • Assisting the project teams with key interior design drawings to coordinate with design detailing and / also FF&E layouts.
  • Set up and maintain samples and furniture library while sourcing new suppliers and products.
  • Liase daily with the Interior Design Manager to ensure project drivers are being achieved. To liaise with the interior design manager and carry out the following; Site layout/ initial feasibility
  • Interior design specification.
  • Initial proposals of finishes for agreement prior to further detailed development at a working drawings stage.
  • Preparation of finishes/mood boards including sample selection and ordering.
  • Furniture layouts and spatial planning.
  • Lighting design and layouts.
  • Consider junctions of different materials, sequencing how different looks for different rooms and spaces will merge.
  • Identify any long lead-in items early on and schedule accordingly into the ordering process.

Technical Competencies:

  • Ideally, 3-4 years experience within the interior design industry - property developer experience is a bonus
  • CAD literate (AutoCAD or Vectorworks) / Photoshop / Excel / Sketch Up / Microsoft Office
  • Experience in designing and coordinating varied Interior design styles and fit outs from concept through to installation
  • Teamwork - able and willing to engage actively with colleagues whilst being collaborative and forward thinking 
  • Has a clear focus on exceptional customer service

Person Specification:

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook 
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • An effective leader, motivator and mentor
  • Flexible and reliable
  • Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Tolerant, and determined
  • Team player
  • Empathic communicator, able to see things from the other person's point of view
  • Well-presented and business like 

Please note our standard working hours are 8am until 5:30pm Monday to Friday.

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