Design Director. London. Up to £100K

Job overview

Working on 5-6 projects at any one time, the Design Directors role is to provide creative design solutions from the initial brief to pitching to the client and handover of the project.

You will achieve this by working closely with the Sales and Pre Con team and be partnered with a Technical Designer who will produce the drawing packages.

Duties:

  • Take, interpret and develop the initial client brief 
  • Strategise within the internal project team (sales, pre con, workplace consultants, contracts) on how to approach and win projects 
  • Produce and present client pitches in a very competitive environment 
  • Work with the allocated Technical Designer /Architectural Technician through-out the project 
  • To keep abreast of any design trends and changes/upgrades etc. in software necessary to be at the cutting edge of creative design development 

Skills:

  • Proven track record with D&B experience (preferable) or from a consultancy background 
  • Commercial office interiors experience essential 
  • Must have a proven track record of winning and working on projects 20,000 sq ft plus 
  • Experience of working on projects c£1m+
  • Ability and proven track record of pitching and winning work in a competitive situation 
  • AutoCAD, PowerPoint, Photoshop skills (essential)  M-Colour, Sketch Up, InDesign (preferable)

Personal Attributes:

  • Creative, passionate about design & delivery 
  • Proactive, dedicated & ambitious 
  • Confident individual who can take the lead 
  • Passionate and an inspiration to others 
  • Outstanding at presenting/pitching, ability to captivate and take the audience on a journey 
  • Collaborative work style inside and outside the Design department

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