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Interior Design Lead - Chorley, Lancashire

  • Location North East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Circa £45,000
  • Ref 14529
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Interior Design Lead Job in Chorley, Lancashire

An Interior Design Lead job is now available with a Lancashire based, award-winning architecture practice. This role will suit a creative, natural born leader with a passion for all things design and a track record of working in a similar role within the public sector.

The practice has an ever-growing portfolio of healthcare projects and a team of just under 100 people including designers, architects and technicians. They are currently looking for an experienced interior designer to lead the team, liaise directly with clients and help develop their interior design services.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Leading a team of 4
  • Running/overseeing projects from concept to completion
  • Producing and reviewing presentational materials and drawings
  • Working alongside architects and technical designers as well as wider design teams
  • Bidding for stand-alone ID work
  • Working directly with clients including hosting and running workshops
  • Undertaking research with directors as required
  • Reporting to Directors and senior leadership teams.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 7+ years’ interior design experience with proven experience in a similar, leading role
  • Experience in the public sector. Healthcare experience highly beneficial but not essential
  • Demonstrable experience in managing/overseeing projects from initial brief through to installation
  • Ability to inspire and successfully lead designers whilst working with internal and external teams
  • Confident presenting to and liaising directly with clients
  • Bidding/pitching experience
  • Good technical knowledge and skills
  • Knowledge of Revit, Enscape and Lumion are advantageous but not essential.

What you get back

  • Salary: Circa £45,000, flexible for the right candidate
  • Hybrid set up; 2 days WFH
  • Social events throughout the year, including meals out, walks, family fun days, football etc
  • Weekly online yoga/Pilates classes
  • Regular CPD and training opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Pension scheme
  • 20 days holiday + 3 days closure over Christmas and new year + Bank Holidays.


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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Interior Design Lead Job in Chorley, Lancashire – Your Interior Design Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Gaby Montero Job Ref: 14529) #LI-GM1

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