Head of Design

3 days left

Recruiter
Blayze Group
Location
Reading
Salary
£80000 - £100000/annum
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Design | Reading | £80,000+

Blayze Group are working exclusively with a Workplace Design & Build company in Reading who are looking for an experienced Head of Design to join their team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with proficient Design & Build sector knowledge to join a studio and take ownership of the Design language, creating innovative concepts, leading a team and winning key business relationships for our client.

As a key appointment for the business, you will have progressed through a Workplace Design & Build company and developed a reputation for a strong design ethos and excellent communication skills with internal and external stakeholders. Furthermore, you will be a natural leader with a strong understanding of what motivates your team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
In this role, you will:

* Develop design language of the studio
* Manage a team of Designers and CAD Technicians
* Coordinate work schedules with the Project Director
* Oversee and be responsible for the signoff of all studio work
* Deliver client presentations and pitches
* Confident at managing multiple projects
* Deliver projects on time
* Have strong communication skills and able to work collaboratively
* Assist with presentation material and presentations

RELATED JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS:
The following requirements are essential to this position:

* Degree level candidate
* A minimum of 5 years UK Workplace Design experience in a Design & Build studio
* Management experience
* Proven track record of winning business
* Excellent software knowledge of AutoCAD and Adobe Packages
* Able to clearly communicate your drawings
* Excellent 2D and 3D Technical drawing ability
* Astute attention to detail
* A portfolio that communicates your experience of the above
* Right to remain in the UK

This is an ideal role for someone with Project and Team Leading experience who is looking for a step up, or a Design Director looking for a move into a highly creative environment. To apply for this role please email your CV and project samples to Linus Hornsey-Pennell on our Design desk