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London, UK
Senior designer
at Mehrai Design

Mehrai Design is looking for a senior designer to join the team based in London.

The role requires a minimum of six to eight years experience working in commercial, hospitality and high-end residential interior design projects.

Responsibilities

Running projects from concept to completion at ALL levels of design and production including:

  • understanding MD’s project deliverables to ensure the company meets its contractual obligations
  • driving the project’s design program, using their in-depth knowledge of design timelines and deliverables
  • understanding the client brief for the project and implementing it into the concept design
  • understanding the contractual obligations between the designer, contractor and the client
  • taking responsibility for the production of all drawings for the project, including full construction, legal and planning drawing packages
  • producing high-end professional client presentation boards and booklets
  • understanding of overall project costs
  • suggesting appropriate materials and finishes, using the individual’s vast experience and knowledge of different suppliers
  • knowledge of furniture, lighting, ironmongery and sanitary ware manufacturers and their suitability for the project
  • feasibility and commercial viability of the design
  • knowledge of sustainability and environmental design
  • leading all design site visits and meetings with contractors, consultants and clients
  • understanding the project health and safety procedures and ensuring the correct documentation is complete

Other responsibilities:

  • CAD abilities
  • researching and engaging new suppliers and manufacturers; keeping the team updated with any new materials, lighting, ironmongery and sanitary ware products
  • mentoring junior members within the team

Experience

  • experience in either hospitality and/or residential design with extensive experience running jobs

Knowledge, skills and abilities

Knowledge:

  • good knowledge of UK building regulations
  • comprehensive understanding of construction technology
  • a high level of knowledge of joinery, detailing, furniture and construction is imperative
  • awareness of current style trends/industry
  • 3D spatial awareness

Skills:

  • an extremely high level of AutoCAD is a must
  • very good knowledge of SketchUp
  • understanding of REVIT
  • proficiency in Photoshop
  • good knowledge of Google Drive (presentation)
  • good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • strong free-hand sketching abilities

Abilities:

  • passion for creativity
  • eye for colour/materials
  • good managerial skills
  • work well under pressure & to timelines
  • work well independently as well as part of a team
  • problem-solving/creative solutions
  • pragmatism
  • good initiative

Please submit a CV and portfolio samples using the ‘apply’ link below.

www.mehrai.design

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