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Studio assistant
at Johnson Naylor

Johnson Naylor currently has an opportunity for a studio assistant to join its London studio. 

Johnson Naylor is an interior architecture and design practice based in Clerkenwell, London. Founded by Brian Johnson and Fiona Naylor, we have developed a reputation for delivering inventive, contextual and elegant design. Working from first principles our approach is collaborative, rational and open.

We are looking for a studio assistant to provide support to the design teams and assist the studio manager in the day-to-day running of the studio. The role requires an energetic, friendly, helpful and proactive individual who is used to using their own initiative, and able to prioritise and multitask effectively.

Key tasks

  • managing incoming calls, emails, studio diary and meeting room
  • coordinating couriers, taxis, deliveries and post
  • monitoring and purchasing PPE equipment, stationary, first aid equipment and consumables
  • travel arrangements and bookings
  • updating the Johnson Naylor website and blog
  • creating and compiling credential presentations and pitch documents using InDesign
  • binding and printing of presentation documents
  • adhoc project related tasks
  • organising CPD presentations and lunch if required
  • arranging and coordinating studio trips (local and international)
  • organising monthly studio catch-ups
  • managing of our FileMaker database
  • credit card reconciliations, checking and logging invoices
  • maintaining coffee machine and other studio equipment
  • arranging cards and cakes for staff birthdays and other occasions
  • general housekeeping around the studio to ensure it is organized, tidy and well stocked
  • assisting in health and safety and security management
  • other ad hoc tasks assisting the studio manager and partners

Key skills

  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • strong attention to detail
  • computer literate with strength in using Macs (InDesign skills preferable)
  • friendly, organised and punctual person with a flexible and professional approach


£21,000 – £24,000 dependant upon experience

This is a full-time position, 9.30 am-6pm and is a support role so does not require the skills of an interior designer.

Please submit your cover letter, CV and salary expectations using the ‘apply’ link below.