Mid Weight FF&E Interior Designer

LOCATION

POOLE

SALARY

DEPENDENT ON EXPERIENCE

CLOSING DATE

31.12.2021

Jigsaw Interior Architecture and Design have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional Interior Designer to work within our talented team. You will have experience in running your own high-end projects from briefing to completion, you will be responsible for ensuring the client is happy at all times and that projects are delivered to the highest possible standards.

 

Role and responsibilities

Work across all stages of interior design projects from initial briefing and quoting, through concepts and procurement to installation/completion

Preparation of deliverables – presentations, concept mood boards, detailed presentations, full quotations, and sample packs

FF&E specification, selection, scheduling, and procurement

Liaising with site contractors, clients, and suppliers.

Travel to sites, suppliers, and clients as and when needed

Running of multiple interior projects under supervision of department manager/senior designer -often across a broad variety of clients/sectors (private residential and for developers, hospitality and commercial)

Attending face to face briefings, site surveys, meetings, and presentations

Understanding of budgets and quotations

Assisting department manager and other designers when required

 

Required skills and experience

3+ years industry experience

Qualification/degree in relative subjects

Previous experience in developments, commercial and/or hospitality design would be advantageous

Strong communication skills, excellent verbal, and written English

Excellent project management skills

Good knowledge of industry standards – (FR, martindale tests etc)

Self-motivating with good time management

Ability to work under pressure

Capability to collaborate, innovate and learn

Team player attitude

Proficient in AutoCAD, InDesign, Photoshop

Excellent presentation skills

Experienced in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Understanding of profit and margins is essential

Excellent knowledge of fabrics

Broad knowledge of suppliers (furniture, artwork, accessories etc)

Detailed knowledge of curtains/window treatments spec/process/manufacturing would be advantageous

Full UK driving license would be desirable

CSCS card holder would be desirable

 

 

What Jigsaw offer to you

Wellbeing package – access to a daily morning ritual (yoga, meditation breathwork), four wellbeing team days throughout the year and discount off select treatments

Selection of teas, coffee, fruit, and biscuits always available in our staff kitchen

Pension scheme

Opportunity to attend trade shows, in UK and abroad

Continued professional development and training

Flexible working and WFH opportunity when possible

 

 

The successful candidate will initially shadow the team manager and other key members to understand the Jigsaw procedures and processes but will be expected to run multiple projects. This role takes guidance from director/manager and involves working as part of a team.

This role is based in Poole, Dorset, however the successful candidate will be required to travel to London and within the UK.

This is a full-time position (40hrs) and all candidates should be eligible to work in the UK.

 

How to apply:

Please submit CVs including references and portfolios to the below email address and we will get in touch with the successful candidates to arrange interviews. Salary to be negotiated based on level of experience and discussed prior to interview offer. Candidates without portfolios illustrating technical development and final photography of own designs will not be considered. No agencies.

Thank you and good luck!

Send your CV & portfolio to [email protected]