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Lead Interior Designer - Surrey

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  • Location South East England
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £40,000 - £45,000 + performance related bonus
  • Ref 8562
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A rare opportunity for an experienced Interior Designer to join a thriving multidisciplinary practice of 18 staff and 3 offices and help them develop their interiors division. You will run your own projects and have sole responsibility for all interior briefs from concept through to completion. Benefits include a competitive salary + performance related bonus.

Working from several studios across the country, this successful Architecture practice has a backbone of high-end residential and domestic projects, accumulating in excess of 130 projects a year. These commissions range from £350,000 – £2million in contract value, and include extensions, refurbishments and new builds within London, Oxford, Surrey and along the South Coast.

Each of their offices remain interactive with one another, using skype as a form of regular communication, and meeting as an entire team on a regular basis both for training and social events including race days, treasure hunts and fun competitions.

With their client-focussed philosophy and a strong ambition to expand the company and spread in to new sectors and disciplines, they are now looking for a driven Interior Designer to help them develop their in-house Interior Design department.

Role & responsibilities

Working on high end residential schemes alongside the Project Architects, you will take complete responsibility for your own interiors projects and will develop & oversee these from design through to completion.

Main tasks will include:

  • Developing design and client presentations
  • Pitching projects and assisting client meetings
  • FF&E research & proposals
  • Producing technical packages, detailed drawings & joinery specifications
  • Site supervision and coordination
  • Liaising with clients, contractors and suppliers on and off site
  • Working on FF&E scheduling, specification and procurement
  • Managing several projects across all stages and at one time

Required Skills & Experience

  • 4+ years’ experience in the UK
  • Strong background working as an all-rounder on high-end residential projects
  • A highly creative nature and a keen eye for detail
  • Good technical knowledge and abilities
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering own projects
  • Excellent knowledge of materials, finishes and suppliers
  • Confidence and experience liaising directly with clients
  • In-depth commercial & industry knowledge
  • Business focused; knowledge of the financial side of projects is necessary
  • Ability and willingness to travel between offices and project sites
  • Knowledge of ArchiCAD preferable but training will be provided

Salary & Package

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a basic salary between £40,000 – £45,000 depending on experience plus performance related bonus and a pension starting April 2017.

Soft Benefits

The practice prides themselves on their friendly and enjoyable work environment. Eloquently located on the waterfront, you will often find the Director paddle-boarding home after a successful day at the office; and nearby, the local pub provides the perfect hub for after work drinks and team celebrations.

Other benefits include:

  • Regular CPD
  • Regular social activities
  • Perkbox account (variety of perks and discounts in shops, restaurants, cinema, etc)
  • Excellent transport links with the nearest train station to the Surrey office, just a ten-minute walk away

If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be considered for this fantastic opportunity, please forward your CV and portfolio ASAP to gaby.montero@hunterdunning.co.uk or call 01243 779789.

Ref: 8562

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