Our long-standing client is a globally recognised design company specialising in large, luxury branded hotels across Europe, Asia and North America. With prestigious projects in cities such as London, Paris, Moscow and Chicago, this company is truly design-led in their approach, producing industry leading contemporary design and creating some of the finest hotels in the world.
Located in purpose-built offices in London, their large design team has a clear and well-defined structure with excellent career development prospects. Providing a sociable and dynamic environment, this is the opportunity to work in a world-class company at the forefront of hospitality design.
On behalf of our client, we are looking for an experienced Associate Designer to join their management team. This role requires you to inspire, support, manage and lead a large team of designers and ensure the senior designers are adequately resourced to achieve the best possible design outcomes within budget and program deadlines.
The main project-based responsibilities are the day to day running of projects, leading the development of design, co-ordinating design with other members of the project design team and managing the production of the documentation within the office ensuring all documentation and presentations issued are checked. This is a ‘Client facing’ role and the Associate Designer will be involved in the marketing and representation of the company.
The Right Candidate
You will be a capable, driven and enthusiastic designer with a BA Degree or equivalent plus at least 15 years specific industry experience. A proven ability to design, manage and lead a team of designers through all stages of large-scale hospitality projects from concept to completion ensuring they’re delivered on time and on budget, is essential. The Associate Designer will have extensive experience liaising and negotiating with the wider consultant teams involved in delivering large scale complex projects.
Candidates will be understood to have in-depth knowledge of hotels and the hospitality industry from both a functional and aesthetic viewpoint.