- Newly qualified junior designers tend to work alongside more experienced colleagues.
- You'll typically be given responsibility for parts of a project and can also assist with gathering information and putting together 'mood' or 'sample' boards for presentations to clients.
- This can lead to increased responsibility, depending on your performance.
- Specializations and further professional qualifications at Masters or PhD level can enhance your chances of promotion, It's important to build up a portfolio as you progress in your career.
- Typical hours include regular extra hours but not shifts.
- Evening and weekend work should be expected.
- Since the designer's role is often integral to a larger construction and development process, flexibility with working hours is an accepted part of the job
As an interior and spatial designer, you'll need to:
- develop initial ideas and acquire key information about potential projects, discuss requirements in detail with clients (the brief) and set project schedules;
- understand clients' needs and the needs of the people using the building to develop design concepts and establish final briefs;
- consider materials and costs according to set budgets and negotiate project fees;
- conduct feasibility studies for projects;
- research and gather information and photographs relating to the project;
- produce 'sample' or 'mood' boards to present to clients;
- source products, e.g. fittings, furniture, lighting, finishes, decoration and dressing, and provide samples for clients;
- prepare detailed working drawings, designs, plans, models and schemes, often using computer-aided design (CAD) software;
- survey buildings;
- work in a team with other designers;
- supervise work at the design stage and on-site;
- work closely with quantity surveyors to establish costs and work schedules on larger projects, with architects and other design professionals to determine the best use of space, and with manufacturers and contractors;
- identify new business and sell services to potential clients;
- Keep up to date with new developments in the design industry.
In addition, you may also sometimes act as a project manager for the client throughout the construction stage. This can involve coordinating the design on-site and even managing the construction team.
You will need to have:
- a high level of technical knowledge, including CAD and model-making skills;
- good drawing skills, including perspective drawing and spatial awareness;
- creativity and imagination;
- strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to write briefs, promote and explain ideas, and build relationships with clients;
- an awareness of building and safety regulations;
- knowledge of the wider construction and design industries;
- project management skills, including the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines;
- attention to detail;
- organizational and creative problem-solving skills;
- good negotiating and management skills;
- the ability to work in a team with other professionals;
- a flexible attitude;
- Business, finance and marketing skills.
How to apply
Please share 1 min video of yours in professional attire explaining about yourself and dream Kitchen area drawing (area of your choice)
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