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Oxfordshire, UK
Mid-weight interior architect
at HollandGreen

HollandGreen is looking for a mid-weight interior architect to join its practice in Oxfordshire, UK.

We are a team of architects, interior designers and landscape designers. We combine a valuable heritage with a contemporary vision that transforms bold ideas into truly inspiring buildings and spaces, working collaboratively across all three divisions.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work on high-profile projects from concept through to completion, becoming part of a dynamic, design-led and friendly Studio.

The ideal candidate will have

  • an interior design degree or architectural qualifications
  • experience in high-end residential or hospitality
  • strong design and communication skills
  • previous experience working on a drawing package
  • creative flair and a conceptual approach to design
  • enthusiasm and the ability to show initiative
  • understanding of and experience in delivering projects from pitches to drawing packages
  • strong teamwork and the ability to collaborate, to innovate and to learn
  • solid skills in 2D and 3D package(s) including ArchiCad AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign) Sketchup. Experience in using ArchiCAD is preferred

Role responsibilities:

  • presenting design proposals and managing client meetings
  • working on all interior architecture stages; producing technical packages, elevation, specifications, bespoke joinery and furniture designs
  • working on multiple projects at once
  • producing high quality presentation sheets and schedules
  • communicating proactively with clients throughout a project
  • listening to and taking a detailed brief from other interior designers and clients
  • obtaining costs/materials, which may involve calling/visiting suppliers
  • responsibility for day-to-day studio maintenance i.e., morning and evening routines
  • taking minutes in meetings and managing follow-ups internally and externally

Skills and qualifications:

  • five plus years’ professional experience in the UK
  • excellent creative and design skills; a good eye and passion for high-end interiors
  • strong technical experience and the ability to produce all interior architectural drawings at a high level of detail and accuracy
  • strong client presentation skills with a professional and clear manner
  • highly experienced in working on projects both independently and in teams, from start to completion
  • customer-focused mindset and the ability to work in an agile way in a fast-paced environment
  • experienced in producing contractual proposals for projects
  • outstanding administrative skills
  • good supplier knowledge would be beneficial
  • strong skills in AutoCAD, InDesign and Microsoft Office

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential.

In return we will offer:

  • a friendly and supportive working environment
  • flexible approach to HR, with trust-based flexible working hours driven by allocated tasks and milestones met
  • company bonus scheme
  • CPDs, in-house training and contribution to personal training and development
  • opportunity for role development
  • competitive salary and company pension
  • employee assistance programme and other well-being benefits

HollandGreen is an equal opportunities employer.

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