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London, UK
Senior designer
at Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo

Wimberly Allison Tong & Goo has an opportunity for a senior designer to join its team in London.

Summary of position

Senior interior designers work in all phases of a project from planning/concept through to construction administration. Extensive knowledge in drawing preparations, product resource organisation and knowledge of CAD documentation are key components of the senior designer’s role. This position has responsibility for rendered plans and section elevations, detailing and translating concept design into building assemblies for full design process during all phases. Senior interior designers are called upon to complete technical research and review and provide feedback for organisation of specification manuals for interior finishes, furnishings and accessories. This role requires substantial knowledge in architectural contract preparation, liability and fee calculations as associated with related projects. This role requires the ability for creativity, foresight, maturity in design judgment when anticipating and solving design comparatives. The senior designer serves as the primary contact with clients and consultants as well as vendor negotiations.

Job requirements

BA (Hons) in interior design or interior architecture (or equivalent) education and eight to ten years’ related experience in designing large interior projects including urban and resort hotels is required. International travel may be required.

Required skills:

  • extensive experience and ability in the use of AutoCad, Revit, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel
  • extensive experience and ability in interior design and graphic design concepts such as, but not limited to, hand sketch case work, vignette scenes, hand colouring, rendering interior drawings, area take offs and shop drawings
  • extensive proficiency and understanding of FFE Quantity Matrices
  • extensive proficiency and understanding of imperial and metric measuring and drawing
  • extensive proficiency and understanding in creating profiles and construction interior details, including millwork and casework
  • must have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable in interfacing with clients, consultants, vendors and internal staff
  • the ability to coordinate, delegate, give feedback and mentor subordinates regarding their work and professional development
  • the ability to take on a leadership role with subordinates and project team
  • the ability to understand and implement complex concepts, practices and procedures within the interior design field
  • extensive knowledge of translating design concepts into building assemblies

Major responsibilities include but are not limited to

Through proper utilisation of staff, team and resources the senior designer position has project responsibility for the following:

  • interior space planning
  • imagery identification
  • furnishing layouts
  • freehand sketches/detailing
  • furnishing, colour and material boards
  • product resource and research for specifications
  • rendered plans and elevations
  • cost estimating
  • coordinates project teamwork with staff and related consultants
  • furniture, fixtures and accessories specifications
  • Shop Drawing review
  • client presentation skills
  • construction administration for interior detailing
  • construction administration for furniture fixtures and accessories
  • purchase order review
  • familiar with hotel design programs, operators design standards and general rules of thumb
  • will perform other project and duties as assigned by the manager

Salary: Undisclosed
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