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London, UK
Mid-weight designer
at Studio Isa May

Studio Isa May is hiring a mid-weight designer to join its team in London.

About the studio

Guided by a sense of perpetual curiosity, Studio Isa May approaches interior projects from concept to realisation with a keen eye for details and a deep understanding of design fundamentals. The studio’s interior design projects are not defined by one particular style but tell an intriguing story of the history and content of each project always reflecting the client’s needs. Based in London and founded in 2020 the studio has great experience in creating spaces that are playful, studied and unexpected. The context, the original site, the history and the purpose of the place are the starting points for each project the studio undertakes, thus aiming at creating meaningful spaces.

Required experience:

  • a degree in interior design or interior architecture
  • at least four years’ interior design experience in the high-end residential market
  • full proficiency using Vectorworks, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Suite
  • strong knowledge of both interior architecture and FF&E
  • understanding of project programs and deadlines
  • a good eye for presentation layout
  • strong graphic design skills

Responsibilities of the role:

  •  produce drawings to the highest standard – technical drawings for issue to clients, contractors and joiners
  • confident reading, commenting on and draughting technical plans, elevations, sections and details, as well as designing fitted joinery and bespoke furniture
  • managing incoming and outgoing drawings and filing them immediately according to the established filing system
  • sourcing and procurement of furniture, lighting, artwork and accessories and recoding all details FF&E schedules
  • manage subcontractors to include window dressing, garden designers, upholstery, framing and others as needed on projects
  • requesting shipping quotes and managing the shipping process through to the installation
  • working with contractors and suppliers to ensure the design and quality are executed as per specifications
  • prepare and manage comprehensive project schedules
  • assist in researching, selecting, and collating appropriate finishes, sanitary ware and hardware that support the design
  • competent in taking meetings and site visits without a line manager
  • populate weekly client presentations with mood boards, latest drawings, FF&E presentations
  • helping with project installs, styling and photoshoots
  • support across the administrative aspects of a project e.g.: filing, source suppliers, managing incoming and outgoing drawings and catalogue presentation boards
  • good management skills, establishing internal project timelines, sticking to deadlines and managing workload independently

Start date: immediate
Full-time role: Monday-Friday 9am-6pm
Based: East London office
Annual leave: 25 Holiday days per year plus bank holidays
Salary: based on experience

To apply

Please send a copy of your CV, portfolio and a package of technical drawings via the ‘apply for job’ button below for our consideration. Applications open until 30 April 2024.

Salary: Undisclosed

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