• LocationDoncaster
  • Salary£32k - £36k
  • Closing Date19th August 2022

A fantastic opportunity is available for an experienced Middle Weight Interior Designer to join an exciting and progressive business.   We are a growing design, build and reactive maintenance company specialising in the hospitality and leisure sectors and we need someone to work as part of our award winning Design department at our head office in Doncaster.

The ideal candidate will be passionate, creative and comfortable working on a variety of projects either alone or as part of a team.  We have a wide range of clients including some large and well-known names but we also have small independent customers so we can offer the chance to work on a broad spectrum of projects. We offer lots of options for training and development and as such this is a fabulous opportunity for a Designer who wants to develop and evolve in their field. ​We are known for our innovative, professional and seamless service and the ideal candidate will share our commitment to delivering our clients vision.   As we work nationally, and occasionally internationally, some travel and overnight stays will be required.

Main duties and skills required

  • Attending project briefing meetings with new & existing clients.
  • Working to a written or verbal brief, which details how each individual space will be used.
  • Preparation of concepts, mood boards, preliminary and final designs, and development of detailed design pack.
  • Professional presentation of proposals to clients.
  • Ability to advise clients on all technical aspects of a design project.
  • Produce drawing packs including details using AutoCAD (or similar)
  • Produce presentations and visuals using INdesign & Photoshop (or similar)
  • Produce F,F & E schedules using Xcel (or similar) and manage procurement of products.
  • Managing projects efficiently, within schedule and within budget in close co-operation with project team to help deliver projects on time.
  • Site visits to attend meetings or carry out surveys as required by line manager.
  • Developing detailed designs and choosing materials and products with commercial suitability for projects.
  • Work efficiently to tight deadlines and manage your own time effectively.
  • Mentoring and assisting junior designers, whilst also supporting the senior team
  • Building and growing existing and new client relationships.
  • Proven experience in dealing with clients, contractors and other suppliers in a highly professional manner..
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Complete timesheets weekly & expenses on a monthly basis.
  • Complete and instruct designers Risk assessments as required.

Overview

As a middle-weight designer you will be proactive, self -motivated and use your initiative whether working alone or as part of a team. You will need to manage your workload effectively and have the ability to prioritise your workload. You will be comfortable working on larger projects with your line manager for support and being a main point of contact for clients. You will have proven experience in running & delivering projects from initial concept to completion and producing a detailed design and FF & E Pack from which the project can be costed and built.

Package and perks

This role is based at our recently refurbished Doncaster office with excellent staff facilities, free parking, free tea & coffee etc.  Our Concorde Culture programme also offers many great perks including free fruit, social events, feast Friday lunch (pizza anyone?), all expenses paid company day out at the St Leger races, Westfield Health membership, all-inclusive team days out, birthday treats and much more.  This position benefits from 20 days annual leave, with additional days awarded for long service, plus bank holidays and also receives paid leave while the business is closed over the festive period and who doesn't love a nice long Christmas break?

This a permanent contract working 37.5 hours and our core hours are 8.30am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. The salary for this position is up to £35,000 per annum dependant on experience and we also offer a company pension scheme.  We offer many opportunities for training, growth and development including bespoke training courses, away days and lunch and learn sessions. We work closely with our teams to help them develop at their own pace and achieve their goals.

Concorde BGW Ltd is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace – we work with a wide range of businesses and individuals that come from all walks of life and so do we.  We employ great people from a variety of backgrounds that share our passion and live our core company values of Pride, Teamwork, Innovation, Clarity and Integrity.  We celebrate diversity and individuality so regardless of your race, age, religion, gender or any characteristic that makes you, you, if you share our values and our enthusiasm for growing our businesses, you will find a home at Concorde BGW Ltd.

If you would like to apply for this position please submit your CV, together with a covering letter and a sample of your portfolio.​

Please send the above criteria to: recruitment@concordebgw.com