Design Coordinator

Location
Leighton Buzzard
Salary
£34000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
03 May 2017
Closes
31 May 2017
Ref
00068169
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join a vibrant and innovative design, shopfitting and building company, structured around a successful professional management team, whose breadth of knowledge and experience in the construction industry provides an excellent foundation for the company's activities.

This company has developed an enviable record of providing high quality and consistent production of new and re-furbished projects throughout the country.

Based in Bedfordshire they are geographically well positioned to service their clients up and down the country. Projects from Glasgow to the heart of London have all been successfully delivered to satisfied clients. Their philosophy is simple.

They recognises the importance of excellent workmanship and cost effective solutions. They aim to complete projects on time and within budget using the most up to date and effective construction methods.

They are proud of the high level of service offered by the company, and the ability to sustain this is bolstered by a culture of continual monitoring, review and improvement.

- The ideal candidate must be able to work autonomously, therefore strong design and construction knowledge is essential and you must be capable of producing competent working drawings. Candidates will ideally come from an Architectural Technician or Architect background.
- A strong knowledge of current UK Building Regulations, legislation and NHBC requirements
- Experience working with a range of leading retail brands
- Experience working with residential and construction projects
- An enthusiastic approach to working within a team, with good communication skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines
- Interior design/interior architecture degree essential
- In depth knowledge of materials, furniture, lighting and electrical specifications and design
- Experience in space planning restaurants
- Excellent all round technical knowledge and attention to detail in every aspect, with understanding of relevant building regulations preferred
- A strong portfolio of work showing experience in retail is preferable.
- Ability to 3D visualise designs and interiors; hand drawn or sketch up preferred.
- Confidence preparing mood boards & sample boards and good presentation skills
- Excellent communication skills - able to liaise with contractors, architects, and suppliers with confidence and consideration
- Patience and ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. Must be able to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties, work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.

This is a great opportunity to gain management and client-facing responsibilities and the company offers a generous benefits package including a competitive salary.

When applying for this role please submit your portfolio in the application as well as your CV