Junior Office Designer

How to apply

Please complete the Brent Works registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.

 

 

Job Title Junior Office Designer 
Location
Office’s premises at Park Royal, London
Reference Code
RO0211/ BW535
Contract hours

Full time, permanent - flexible and home working is possible for up to 2 days per week.

Salary £20,000 - £25,000 depending on experience
Number of vacancies

Estimated start date

Will be confirmed at the interview

Application closing date 2 December 2018

Summary

Do you have 3 to 5 years of residential or office design experience?

Are you looking for an opportunity to broaden your skills and step up to lead projects?

Do you have a passion for creating beautiful sustainable offices?

Are you a designer who is committed to reducing environmental impact through your designs?

Do you have a degree or masters in Interior Design or Architecture?


If you answered yes to the above then this opportunity may be the one for you.

A sustainable fit out company who are disrupting the office furniture industry by creating wonderful offices at 80% less environmental impact and half the cost of furnishings made from virgin resources, are looking for an Office Designer with a passion for sustainability, high safety and quality standards who is capable of managing an office fit-out from concept to completion.

You will be joining a great team of talented staff who are very good at their jobs who respect and support each other and you will become part of this supportive system. The company's ambition is to become a successful global furniture and fit-out company though their circular economy business model that is creating positive impact on the world. They design wonderful offices which incorporate re-manufactured office furniture, recycled building products, plants that clean toxins from the air, biophilia and a range of other sustainable features.

We are looking for an Office Designer who has a  passion for creating beautiful, sustainable offices. You may be an Interior Designer, Architect or have a similar background with the ability to take a project from first client meeting to completion. The successful candidate will be responsible for client relationship management, design development, design documentation, and project delivery. This will mean you are comfortable interacting with clients, working with them to identify their office requirements, including colour and design preferences, and then turn these into wonderful, healthy, sustainable offices.

The company will provide a 3 month hands-on training programme to familiarise you with what they do and their design approach. You will learn leading edge biophilic and sustainability design practices from their Senior Designer who has been at the forefront of sustainable design for 20 years and you will also develop your knowledge of sustainable furnishings.

The role and responsibilities

  • Overseeing the entire design and installation of each project from concept to completion, working with our passionate re-manufacturing and installation teams
  • Meeting with prospective clients and understanding their requirements
  • Working collaboratively with clients to designing their offices
  • Creating drawings
  • Selecting colours and fabrics
  • Developing bills of materials
  • Pricing projects
  • Writing proposals
  • Sourcing furnishings, with the assistance of our buying team
  • Overseeing the installation, which will be done by our talented installations team
  • Managing subcontractors
  • Manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Representing the business at events and promoting its services to generate new enquiries

Skills and experience

  • Passionate about creating a more sustainable world
  • Well organised, able to lead multiple projects in parallel while using a structured approach to deliver on every promise
  • Commercially astute with very strong attention to detail
  • Practical and creative, and understands how furniture, flooring, colours and fabrics interact to bring a vision to fruition
  • Comfortable interacting with clients and explaining the logic behind your design
  • At ease working with clients from different sectors such as government, commercial and not-for-profit
  • A degree or Masters in Interior Design or Architecture
  • A valid UK driving licence

Closing Date: 2nd December 2018
CV Review Date: 
5th December 2018
Possible Interview Date: December

Please note that the employer would like you to submit a cover note explaining why you are suitable for this role along with your CV and application.

How to apply

Please complete the Brent Works registration form and email along with your CV to brent.works@brent.gov.uk.

Please ensure you submit the completed form with your CV, or your application will not be processed. The Equality and Diversity Monitoring section of the application is voluntary.