A highly successful and coveted interior design practice based in Chelsea is seeking a design associate to lead and deliver high-end residential schemes as well as assist in the development of practice's brand.
- Understand and contribute to the ambitions and values of the practice and will have the appropriate skills and creativity to drive them forward in a productive manner.
- Have an outstanding eye for design, an ability to quickly understand and embrace the brand's style and ethos to stylistically and practically direct the interior design team accordingly.
- Able to understand a client brief, have the ability to produce immaculate design presentations and have outstanding communication skills when presenting to clients.
- Able to identify risk factors and catch problems early and to have a solutions based approach.
- Responsible for all work production by the interior design team, assuring it meets the practice's high standards.
- Inspire and drive the interior design team and work flow of studio, with a non-egotistical and hands-on approach.
- Lead and manage client relationships.
Skills and Experience
- Relevant residential experience in a leading / award-winning London design practice.
- Proven experience leading / mentoring an interior design team.
- Posses a strong worth ethic and commitment to deliver outstanding luxury interior design projects.
- Have an excellent eye for design, experience leading the stylistic direction of projects and able to produce immaculate design presentations.
- Proven track record of setting up and successfully managing high value and complex ff&E budgets.
- Extensive expereince in bespoke luxury furniture and joinery design.
- Have an established network of relevant suppliers and manufacturers
- Superior communication skills, verbally and written.
- Proficiency of AutoCAD. SketchUp and EstiPC are advantageous.
The is an attractive role for a designer who is looking to take the next step in their career, taking ownership of designs and inspiring a team of designers to produce the highest quality projects within a dynamic environment. Looking to interview immediately, apply now with your CV and sample portfolio.