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Senior Technical Designer

  • Job reference: BBBH4618
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Attractive Package
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job type: Contract

Our client is currently recruiting for a Senior Technical Designer based in their Aldgate office, on a contract basis.

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking a Senior Technical Architect/ Designer/Job Runner to work in its London-based Interiors team. The role will be to manage large commercial office Interior Design projects. The candidate will report into the Associate Director/Design Director and ultimately Head of Interiors.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To take full responsibility for the development of the design process and deliverables and liaise with internal and external design team, contractor and sub-contractors
  • Seeks out innovation and best practice across all areas of the role - brings new ideas and creative thinking to client work as well as across the internal design team
  • Willingness to complete relevant CPD requirements and maintain thorough knowledge of compliance, relating to client procedures and standards

Skills and Requirements:

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities
  • Have an Industry recognised diploma or degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture
  • Able to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion
  • Able to integrate design requirements with architecture
  • Able to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project, minimum requires as noted above
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently
  • Excellent project management and organisational skills
  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning
  • Responsible, self-assured, motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Willingness to listen and learn from all members of the team
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure
  • Able to deal with the management of junior designers on the team
  • Ability to create and drive excellent content for clients with high level Director support
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - able to convey complex ideas and messages in a simple and clear way
  • Ability to write design proposals with Director support, clear narrative, strong description of services and associated modelling of fees
  • Proficient in Autocad and REVIT
  • Familiarity with COBie data in BIM Level 2
  • Proficient in In-Design / PhotoShop Excel and Powerpoint
  • Full knowledge, understanding and application of all UK Building regulations
  • Specification writing, NBS CREATE preferable
  • Minimum of 12 years industry experience in commercial office Interior Design technical and site based duties

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV and ideally with a cover letter.

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