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London, UK
Junior interior designer/architect
at Purple Design

Purple Design is seeking a junior interior designer or interior architect to join its London studio.

Our studio

We are a small dynamic studio which prides itself on being easy to work with. We work on prestigious residential interiors. Our attention to detail is fastidious and our interiors are finished to the highest quality.

We are looking to work with a diligent and creative interior architect/designer on a prestigious grade 2 listed residential project due for completion spring-summer 2021.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • assisting the design director with design concepts proposals
  • producing accurate AutoCAD plans and elevations; room layouts, light and power and finishes
  • producing rendered drawings for presentation
  • producing digital design presentations using Adobe InDesign/PowerPoint
  • assisting with the development of material palettes
  • producing and coordinating schedules for FF&E and various interior schedules
  • managing the purchase and manufacture of detailed bespoke furniture and lighting pieces
  • ensuring all FF&E related deliveries are on-site when scheduled
  • assist with the installation of FF&E and dressing on completion
  • liaising with suppliers and sub-contractors
  • establishing new and maintaining existing relationships with manufacturers and suppliers

Your key skills and experience:

  • degree in interior architecture or interior design
  • minimum of two years’ experience as an interior architect/designer preferably at a high-end UK studio
  • knowledge and understanding of UK residential sector suppliers and manufacturers
  • experience in sourcing, scheduling, procuring and managing FF&E
  • excellent presentation and communication skills
  • competent in preparing CAD drawing packages
  • comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • must be able to manage time efficiently and work to tight deadlines
  • reliable, honest, organised, detail-driven with a high level of initiative
  • focused with ability to work independently
  • generally, a friendly and positive person who is easy to work with
  • fluent in English

Must be fluent in:

  • AutoCAD (essential)
  • SketchUp (essential)
  • 3D modelling and rendering
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign (essential)
  • Office 365
  • hand-sketching

Application guidance

If this role excites you and what we’re looking for sounds like you, please send a single PDF file containing your CV and three-four examples of work to include drawings and documents that you have created, together with a covering letter describing why you think you are the right person for us.

Please note:

  • please only apply for the position described above including level of experience
  • applicants must have the right to work in the UK
  • if successful you will be invited to undertake a software skills test
  • no recruitment agencies
  • please submit your application using the ‘apply’ link below

Your application will be automatically discounted if you do not meet the application guidance criteria.

Please note that due to the number of applications received, we cannot get back to everyone. If you do not receive a reply from us, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful

  • Applications have closed.