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Senior designer/design lead
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Ben Thompson is hiring a senior designer/design lead to join its team in London.

Senior designer/design lead

Full time- from the beginning of March 2024

We are looking for a creative, thoughtful and proactive designer to lead interior and FF&E design stages of projects from conception through to installation, alongside the project lead. You will be working as part of a close team that provides earnest support and assistance, mentoring the mid-weight and junior members of the team whilst being guided by Ben Thompson’s associate team.

We are looking for an individual who feels aligned with the studio’s aesthetic and ethos.

Qualifications and skills:

  • degree or equivalent in interior design/interior architecture
  • seven plus years’ relevant experience
  • working knowledge of Vectorworks, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • passion for FF&E with vast knowledge of suppliers, products and finishes
  • evidence of managing and delivering key milestones through all work stages
  • strong experience in bespoke furniture design
  • good understanding of the procurement process to work closely with our procurement team
  • understanding of project programmes and deadlines as well as a financial understanding of project costs and budget awareness
  • excellent client management skills
  • fluent in spoken and written English
  • ability to work in the UK

About Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson is a London-based design company specialising in interior design, architecture and brand creation. Founded in 2011 by British designer, Ben Thompson, Ben has over fifteen years’ experience within the high-end residential and hospitality sectors, including five years as studio director at Studioilse.

Most recognised for designing the award-winning hotel Heckfield Place, the growing team is quietly delivering a diverse range of projects across the globe with a particular focus on understanding and reinvigorating rural estates; re-establishing or reinventing existing buildings as an important part of the process.

The studio’s signature aesthetic is one of understated elegance and effortless design, resulting in a lightness of impact that subtly speaks of the people and places at the core of the projects. Ben Thompson projects are distinct for their breadth of scope, encompassing not just architecture and interior design but also place-making, brand-creation and experience-building.

Ben Thompson offers a four-day working week and this role is studio-based three days per week based in their West London studio.

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Salary: Undisclosed
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