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Interior Architectural Designer

  • Location:

    Ipswich

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR400_1631105485

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Interior Architectural Designer
Ipswich
£28,000-£32,000

The Job
To contribute to all aspects of interior design projects from concept through to completion, with the ability to deliver presentations to a high quality standard and work collaboratively within the Architectural team.

Team worker:

Participate as a member of the team supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to develop the business
Work flexibly to support delivery across the service

Customer service:

Deliver great customer service to existing and potential clients
Liaise with clients and other parties
Work collaboratively with other professionals within the company and also with third party consultants/contractors/suppliers
Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries (via face-to-face, telephone, email)
Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to Clients and other practices within the industry
Advise on the design quality and practicality of a project

Business delivery:

Prepare and present concept reports and high quality design proposals to clients
Work around constraining factors such as building regulations, environmental impact and project budgets
Choose materials to be used and the requirements for the project, based on site and environmental criteria
React to and resolve issues which arise during the design and construction stages of a project
Contract Administration including liaison with clients, the wider construction team and third party consultants

BIM roles and responsibilities:

Maintain and receive information into the information model
Configure information for project outputs
Populate the information exchange format for the information model
Production of design outputs related to a discipline specific, package-based or time-based task
Undertake clash detection process and report to design team lead
Produce BIM compliant working drawings and specification

Communication:

Discuss the objectives, requirements and budget of a project
Liaise with construction professionals on the feasibility of potential projects
Work closely with a team of other professionals such as building service engineers, quantity surveyors, project managers and architectural assistants
Maintain good levels of communication with the project team
Travel regularly to construction sites, proposed locations and client meetings
Ensure projects are running according to schedule and budget

Measures of success:

Feedback from team members/ line manager
Contribution to service
Team performance
Service improvements suggested
Customer feedback
Accuracy and timeliness of support
Efficiency of systems and processes
Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
Customer feedback
Director feedback
Feedback from staff and managers
Service delivery performance indicators

It's essential you have:

Strong interior design and drawing skills.
A keen interest in buildings and the built environment.
Excellent communication skills, written and oral, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals.
An understanding of the relationship between people, buildings and the wider environment.
A good understanding and knowledge of technical construction (preferable).
Knowledge of materials, finishes and FF&E with the ability to produce eye catching mood boards (preferable)

How you act:

Professional, friendly and honest - Build good relationships with colleagues and understands the importance of confidentiality
Attention to detail - Able to deliver clear and accurate information
Team worker - You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
Service deliverer - You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
Customer focused - you put the customer first
Shows initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
Well organised - you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
Willing to learn - you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
Flexible attitude - you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service