Design Manager. Developer

None Specified
26 Jun 2018
21 Aug 2018
Stephen Glands
Contract Type
Full Time

A luxury residential developer is looking for an Interior Designer or Interior Architect to join them as a Design Manager.

This established team is part of the wider 'in house' professional team that assists in driving the developer's design vision from inception to completion as part of the design team consisting of Architects, Mechanical and Electrical engineering and Interiors.

The Role

The responsibilities within this role would typically include:

Defining the project brief and carrying through the design vison by understanding and aligning project requirements.

Taking ownership of the ID on the project to ensure guidelines of the project brief are met in terms of quality, time and budget.

Acting as custodian of the design at all stages including delivery of the quality in alignment with the brief.

Selecting external consultants

Creating design briefs for the consultant and providing feedback as required.

Liaise with outside consultants and architects for design and material approvals.

Reviewing, critiquing and enhancing space planning and interior designs.

Providing value additions in space planning and design.

Producing innovative as well as functional design solutions.

Ensure drawings and Information flow within the wider design team.

Assisting in resolving programme obstructions and in decision making.

Working closely with operations and external parties to ensure the delivery is in accordance with the quality reputation of the high end developer.

Checking the quality of execution on site, ensuring the delivery meets expectations

Person requirements:

Highly proficient in AutoCad and Adobe Suite.

Demonstrable evidence of freehand sketching skills and hand drawn floor layouts.

Strong design and spatial planning skills.

Excellent knowledge of design detailing and specification, current legislation and design standards.

Outstanding client facing skills.

Experience of leading a team.

Ability to present and lead the delivery of projects.

Knowledge of appointment and contracts.

Experience producing design packages from concept to construction detailing including NBS and the specification documents.

Understanding of design deliverables, production information and project programmes.

UK High end residential experience essential.

Experience working on projects with a minimum of 10+ units.

Strong portfolio and design flair.

Generous salary on offer, comensurate with ability.

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