Midweight Design Consultant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Product & Digital

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £38000.00 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophia Broad

  • Job ref:

    BBBH35977

Do you want to join one of the UK's largest integrated furniture and workplace design companies?

We have a brand-new opportunity for a Design Consultant to join a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions. The role will offer hybrid working which includes being based part-time in the studio in the design heart of London.

You will be integral to delivering smarter, healthier & sustainable projects for leading organisations. You will be liaising with clients, senior project account managers and marketing, with direct access to leading insight & research.

What would you be doing?

  • Proactively look for opportunities & be active in the industry network.
  • Continuously adding value for new, plus existing clients and grow the remit in the business.
  • Work independently and/or with a wider project team in preparing and develop interior concepts, drawings/ space plans, 3D visuals, space analysis and other documents relating to the design.
  • Manage workflow requests and quality processes.
  • Liaise closely with the wider team to allocate resources effectively.
  • Be client facing, from initial pitches to project delivery.
  • Support client opportunities, develop design responses & support proposals/project content.

What is the client looking for?

  • A 2:1 degree or better, ideally in Interior/ Furniture Design or Architecture.
  • Minimum 10 years industry experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including good storytelling, a positive, can-do attitude, and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • A brand ambassador who can provide great customer service to internal and external customers.
  • Good interpersonal skills to ensure team members understand and become engaged with, company and client processes, plans and initiatives.
  • An advanced user of Adobe Photoshop, Indesign and Microsoft Office, AutoCAD,Sketchup. pCon (https://pcon-planner.com/en/) would be highly advantageous.
  • Excellent understanding of current best practices and trends in the workplace & strategic design consultancy.
  • An interest in sustainability, with extensive knowledge of the workplace furniture market.
  • Interest &/or a qualification in Workplace Consultancy &/or Change Management with a demonstrated track record of delivering transformational client projects.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme.
  • 25 days holiday plus 1 extra day for your birthday
  • Pension scheme.
  • Life insurance.
  • Employee discounts and benefits scheme that includes options such as cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, private health care.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Commitment to continued professional development with internal and external training courses as well as support for further job-related education.