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Design Assistant (Fixed Term) - Kensington, London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £27,000
  • Ref 14659
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Design Assistant (Fixed-Term) Job in Kensington, London

A Design Assistant job is now available in Kensington, with a multidisciplinary studio specialising in luxury residential projects. This is a great opportunity for a designer looking to develop their knowledge and skills as part of a leading team.

The practice is a reputable interior design and architecture studio, with year of successfully delivering exquisite projects in the most affluent parts of London and worldwide. They are looking for a creative Design Assistant to join their team on a fixed term contract basis.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Supporting Mid-Weight and Senior Designers in running and delivering projects
  • Assisting with managing the sample library and the supplier database
  • FF&E Procurement including sourcing furniture, raising purchase orders and chasing suppliers
  • Designing and visualising bespoke furniture
  • Building a network of relevant suppliers, manufacturers and good product knowledge
  • Working on /developing their skills in AutoCAD/ArchiCAD, InDesign, Photoshop, Sketch-Up, Esti-PC and Microsoft Office Suite.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year experience within the luxury residential sector
  • Must be able to quickly and easily learn from the seniors
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to professionally and confidently liaise with suppliers and third parties
  • Must have a good eye for design and great attention to detail
  • Ability to complete tasks independently with supervision from seniors
  • Ability to run FF&E budgets with the supervision of seniors
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Suite, Esti-PC and Microsoft Office. ArchiCAD experience preferred but not essential.

What you get back

  • Salary of up to £27,000 DOE
  • Hybrid work setup
  • Gym on-site
  • Mental wellbeing support
  • Regular social events.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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