FormRoom - Junior Designer

The job holder will be responsible for assisting the design team, as well as running their own design projects. This will cover project related design as well as designing for our company’s marketing output.

The role will support the design team, both in an individual way – helping the designers with their projects where necessary, and in a wider sense; to include (but not confined to) tasks such as to maintain and develop our design and sourcing library’s, as well as to keep up to date with industry news. There will also be an element of support for the marketing team, helping them to create designs for marketing purposes.

There will also be opportunity for the job holder to work on their own projects. This will involve being responsible for developing designs from the client’s initial brief and producing designs that will inspire and delight the client given constraints of time scales, budgets, manufacturing possibilities and appropriate materials.

They should be able to deliver on time, on budget and to the required standard quality.

The role will liaise with the rest of the design and project management teams (and our manufacturing partners where appropriate) to ensure that the design is accurately interpreted.

This role reports to the Senior Designer.

Activities, Duties and Key Tasks

  • Attending client meetings to take new design briefs and brainstorm ideas

  • Participating in internal/external Creative Workshops

  • Helping to gather and collate research for development of Insight and Strategy

  • Hand sketching up concepts and creating mood boards

  • Creating final rendered visuals to a high standard

  • Creating scaled technical production drawings

  • Sourcing of materials, manufacturing partners and suppliers required for assigned projects

  • Maintaining project manuals and specifications; sample libraries; regularly visit our partners to keep up-to-date with their latest methods, materials and processes

  • Keeping abreast of industry challenges and trends to offer expert solutions to clients’ needs

  • Conducting and documenting site visits

  • Designing marketing material for our in-house promotions

Health, Safety and Maintenance

  • Be responsible in the workplace, looking after your own health, safety and welfare to ensure the health, safety and welfare of others

  • Attend and contribute at weekly team meetings and project meetings, following up any actions as a result

  • Always keep your timesheets up to date so that the Company can create effective Project Profitability reports

  • Be responsible for your own health safety and welfare and to ensure the health, safety and welfare of those working on your project

  • Ensure your own competency levels by requesting appropriate training

Person Specification - Technical 

Required Experience: 

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, C4D, CAD & hand sketching skills Retail architectural/interior experience —Essential

  • Hospitality architectural/interior experience —Highly Advantageous

  • Knowledge of Insight & Strategy experience —Highly Advantageous

  • Knowledge of Brand Identity experience —Advantageous

  • Knowledge of Digital Marketing —Advantageous

  • Excellent knowledge of materials and manufacturing (industry specific) —Advantageous

Qualifications: 

  • A degree/similar qualifications in an appropriate field —Essential

  • First Aid at Work Certificate —Advantageous

Person Specification – Personal: 

  • Ability to contribute to a team effort —Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal skills —Essential

  • Strong creative and/or architectural skills —Essential

  • High level of attention to detail —Essential

  • Highly efficient and organised —Essential

  • Advanced Presentation skills —Advantageous

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills —Advantageous

  • Strong Planning and problem-solving skills —Advantageous

  • Initiative and self-confidence —Essential

  • Language skills (Mandarin/Arabic/Spanish/French/German/Russian) —Advantageous

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Hospitality architectural: 1 year (Required)

  • Brand Identity: 1 year (Required)

  • Insight & Strategy: 1 year (Required)

  • Adobe Creative Suite: 1 year (Required)

  • Retail architectural: 1 year (Required)

  • Retail interior: 1 year (Required)