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Mid-weight interior architect/designer
at Gunter & Co

Gunter & Co is seeking a mid-weight interior architect or interior designer to join its team in London.

Gunter & Co, founded in 2014 with a team of fourteen, are currently offering an outstanding opportunity for a midweight (minimum four years’ experience) for a full-time, permanent position. You will be working from our Battersea studio for the first six months after which there will be a hybrid of three days working in the office and two days working from home.

This is a full-time position with an immediate start.

Key skills:

  • AutoCAD
  • SketchUp
  • Photoshop
  • Outlook (for email and diary management including calendar function)
  • Microsoft Office including Excel, Word
  • Photoshop and InDesign
  • excellent level of written and spoken English is key

Responsibilities

You will be working on two to three projects from start to completion including all interior architectural research, concept designs and interior architectural presentations, alongside a senior interior designer. Part of a larger team, you will work on your day-to-day tasks within a small team of two to three designers.

You will be carrying out the following core tasks:

  • creating mood boards and concept designs
  • researching and creating presentation for all interior architectural fixtures and finishes
  • CAD for RCP, GA’s, elevations and room plans
  • SketchUp drawings for joinery designs as well as full rooms including panelling, windows and full interior architectural detailing – this is a key skill
  • presenting to clients, overseen by the senior designer and design director and/or founder
  • carrying out site visits to oversee construction progress
  • FF&E research, presentations and bespoke designs

If you would like to be considered for this position, you must have the following qualities:

  • have a modern design outlook, we’re looking for someone with a fun and creative design outlook and original ideas – our clients are looking for a luxurious eclectic style
  • must be a creative, passionate and diligent interior designer with a keen eye for detail and a thorough way of working, being organised is a key part of the job
  • be technically minded – do you know the difference between a partition and a party wall? Our clients love our team because they don’t just know how to design but how to get things built and aren’t shy from asking a plumber what the logic is behind the position of the pipework for a WC – this level of technical skill is something we encourage you to know
  • professional communication skills to keep suppliers in check and maintain procedures to keep suppliers and clients accountable for their commitments – good organisation and friendly communication skills are very important. If you’re shy of picking up the phone and chasing people, this is not the job for you
  • having a good capacity to think on your feet and be commercially minded
  • have good math skills
  • good knowledge of suppliers and experience in sourcing interior architectural hard finishes and fixtures  from a wide spectrum beyond Chelsea Harbour
  • on-site construction experience liaising with suppliers and contractors and ensuring that design intent and quality are maintained to a maximum level
  • formal training in architecture or interior architecture, this is not an FF&E-only role
  • be open to working as a team, we all do random ad-hoc tasks like writing Christmas cards once in a while

Perks of the job:

  • occasional paid overseas trade fairs
  • 25 days holiday and bank holidays
  • additional Christmas holidays (two to three days) at the director’s discretion
  • over and above bonus
  • up to 15% discretionary bonus scheme
  • two early leaves per quarter (two hours earlier than normal EOD)
  • flexible working hours; you can start between 8 and 9.30am and finish respectively, e.g. if you start at 8am you can finish at 5pm, if you start at 9am you finish at 6pm
  • private health insurance

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send your CV and portfolio via the ‘apply for job’ button below.

Note, Gunter & Co does not intend to provide visa sponsorship for this role.

Salary guide for mid-weight designer is £33,000 to £43,000 depending on experience.

We highly welcome applications from an architectural background with no previous interior design experience. We won’t consider applications from FF&E-only designers.

www.gunterandco.com

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

This position is only available to applicants based in the United Kingdom