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London, UK
Interior design lead
at WeWork

WeWork is seeking an interior design lead to join its team in London.

About WeWork

WeWork began in 2010 with a vision to build more than just beautiful, shared office spaces. Today, we offer individuals and organisations access to a desk, an office, a headquarters, or an entire building in hundreds of cities around the world; with over a third of the Fortune 500 companies being WeWork members. We’re building the first global physical platform designed to bring people together. A community, where everyone can belong, because together there is no limit to what we can achieve.

About the role

We’re seeking a designer with at least four years of experience for our interior design studio. The designer will aid in the creation of vibrant co-working environments, collaborative spaces, and special projects ranging from 5,000 – 100,000sf worldwide. Rapid project schedule requires organization, tenacity, and ability to work with others. Periodic travel may be required.

Responsibilities:

  • collaborate with the design manager to define and maintain an on-brand project aesthetic appropriate to the market, neighbourhood, and program
  • collaborate with the project team architect to develop layout(s)
  • collaborate with the design manager to ensure project design intent follows WW brand standards and best practices
  • collaborate with the creative director on design concept/mood and how to successfully implement from concept phase through project execution
  • identify and select products and vendors that meet brand standards
  • work closely with FF&E sourcing lead and logistics lead to generate and manage FF&E project schedules and track FF&E supply chain (lead times, quantities, finishes)
  • substantial involvement during documentation and pre-construction/bidding to convey design intent and finalise the selection of products and vendors
  • substantial involvement during staging and closeout stages to ensure design intent is maintained through project installation

Qualifications:

  • practical experience in high-end hospitality, residential, commercial and/or retail interior design
  • a commitment to delivering outstanding service to high-end clientele
  • reliable, focused, and detail-oriented
  • self-directed with a high level of initiative and a ‘can do’ attitude
  • open to feedback, with boundless amounts of positive energy
  • highly resourceful problem solver and a quick learner
  • ability to work both independently and cooperatively in a fast-paced environment
  • impeccable and concise communication and presentation skills, verbal and written
  • strong time management skills and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • demonstrated ability to consistently meet deadlines
  • high level of comfort working with project schedules (timelines, quantities, prices, SKUs, etc.)
  • Proficient in the following programs: MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and Revit AutoCAD
  • knowledge in space planning a plus
  • AS or BA degree required, with a major in interior design or architecture
  • a minimum of four years of experience
  • must be fluent in English

To apply

Please visit our career site to apply here. Portfolios must be submitted for consideration.

www.wework.com