Associate Hotel Interior Designer

Adrem Group
England, London, City of London
Up to £65000.00 per annum
25 August 2018
22 September 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

A London-based, luxury interior design studio in the heart of London are seeking a high end hospitality Interior Associate to work on internationally multi-award-winning hotel, hospitality and spa projects across the globe, as well as high-end residential schemes. This expanding Architectural/Interiors practices ethos is about combining aesthetic perfectionism and boundless curiosity with a team-playing, service-driven attitude.

This is a multi-faceted role which will include managing several projects and a design team. The role will be varied, and you will be required to demonstrate that you have the following experience and abilities.

Management of Project:

  • Confident and professional client facing skills and abilities
  • Generate fee proposals and allocation of time against deliverables
  • Understand project resourcing and forecasting and managing team to deliver to fixed deadlines
  • Manage time and deliverables on projects and coordinate with finance department on invoicing
  • Develop a design from original brief through to completion
  • Run and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Chair and record client and consultant meetings when required
  • Produce and manage design to client's project budget
  • Self-motivated with a clear ability to use initiative & be pro-active
  • Work effectively under the supervision of the directors, heeding direction and advice when given
  • Adapt and respond to clients' requirements as they develop and recognise and manage change when this exceeds scope of services and original brief
  • Work closely with the procurement department ensuring that the correct level of information is provided at the various stages of the
  • Attend weekly project status meetings with directors and report on: progression of deliverables against scope/fee/timeline, resourcing requirements, stage completion against invoicing and any critical issues
  • Maintain design integrity throughout the design development and construction processes
  • Comfortable working to a deadline in a fast paced, busy environment

Management of Team:

  • A team player, but with strong leadership skills and proven ability to manage people effectively and considerately
  • Oversee and develop team members & delegate accordingly, bringing team together to work in the most effective way
  • Identify team staffing and resourcing requirements and assist with the recruitment process and
  • Participate in team staff appraisal system offering mentoring and career development with the assistance/under the direction of the Directors and

Design Process:

  • Take and assimilate a brief, developing it into pitch presentation
  • Under direction of the directors provide the creative lead on assigned projects encouraging team to strive for excellence at all times
  • Monitor teams work, ensuring continuity and compliance with brief and project requirements
  • Produce mood presentations using images, sketches, samples to best communicate ideas
  • Space plan to a clients' brief
  • Sense of scale & the ability to think 3 dimensionally, particularly in relation to project solving
  • Confident presentation skills & design team communication

Production & Specification:

  • Good technical background and the ability to fully understand, produce and oversee every aspect of the technical and furniture drawings, schedules and specifications
  • A good understanding and knowledge of finishes and FF&E and how these are intrinsic to the overall design
  • Ability to oversee and co-ordinate FF&E designers from concept to completed specifications and control books
  • A good understanding of materials and construction techniques
  • Strong co-ordination & communication skills and the ability to liaise with and communicate ideas and solutions with clients, consultants and suppliers coherently through drawings and conversations
  • Maintain quality assurance: monitoring team's work - providing quality checks before issue
  • Competent in all areas of documentation delivery
  • Understand UK regulations and statutory requirements and take responsibility for gaining knowledge of requirements when projects are outside of the UK
  • Understanding of local authority applications and processes


  • Ability to perform all aspects of project running: administration, co-ordination, technical design, drawing production, delivery and site installation
  • Confident and experienced in checking and marking up other consultant's and manufacturer's drawings
  • Site experience at different stages of the construction process
  • Ability to clearly communicate and record ideas and information
  • Confident in attending site meetings and representing the company and client's interests by maintaining design integrity without compromising quality, time or cost
  • IT literate
  • A very good understanding of and competence in AutoCAD
  • Good capability in Excel
  • MAC experience
  • Freehand sketching

If you are interested in hearing more about this Associate Hotel Interior Designer Job, please contact Deborah D'Silva or email or apply online.

Kindly ensure that BOTH your CV and portfolio are enclosed with your application.

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