Senior Designer

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere
  • £50000 - £55000/annum Plus Package USD / Year
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000/annum Plus Package


One of my SME London based clients is actively seeking to add a new Senior designer to their fast paced and expanding team. This is a company that has seen a huge amount of success over the last 12 months. They now regularly winning projects that can exceed well over £1 million for some highly recognized companies.
The role will be varied and challenging; you will be required to work across several briefs to create compelling and original design work for our potential future clients’ needs. You will need to be able to use your initiative to work without close supervision and reach tight deadlines, both alone and part of the wider design team.
Key Objectives
* To work as an integrated and compelling member of the creative pitch team, supporting, assisting and learning from other designers in order to create outstanding design solutions which fulfil our potential client’s needs and stretch their imaginations.
* To use all your sensory skills to consistently produce very high quality creative responses to our clients’ briefs.
Key Responsibilities
* To manage up to 4 projects at any one time.
* To space plan using AutoCAD
* To take client briefs and document for the project team.
* To present design solutions to clients either on your own or as part of an integrated team
* Production of presentation montage boards, ensuring good liaison and co-ordination for the designs that you are responsible for, with other team members specification details and budgets.
* The presentation of design requirements interpreted as design schemes in the format of presentation boards, montage boards and visuals to support the sales team’s successful award of projects and retention of clients.
* To consistently learn, to visit exhibitions, furniture show and product launches
* To develop the use of Photoshop and other electronic presentation media within the business
* To be budget aware when creating a design
* To openly share your views with the wider team and participate in the success strategy of the business
Required Skills and Experience
* At least 5 years of relevant experience as Senior Designer
* A strong working proficiency in AutoCad, Photoshop, Sketch-up and InDesign
* Skills in showing ideas through hand sketches preferred, or the use of Sketch Up to express ideas to collaborate with visualisers and precontracts
* Creative skills that are focused and can work to tight deadlines in a fast-paced industry
* Working towards specified fit-out and furniture budgets
* Understanding of how design concepts can be translated into technical packages
* Some knowledge of the legislative issues within the industry
* Confident personality, with team player attitude
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
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