Interior/Architectural Designer – Cape Town

 

Do you have style, flair and other first-rate skills? We’re on the hunt for an energetic and sophisticated, mid to senior Interior/Architectural Designer. The successful candidate will join the team at a leading company that specialises in large scale residential & commercial projects both locally & internationally. We’re looking for someone highly skilled in AutoCAD, who is driven and committed to producing and promoting excellence in Design.

 

Responsibilities
Include but are not limited to:

  • Attending client & contractor meetings in terms of briefings, presentations, minutes and subsequent follow up.
  • Doing site evaluations and measured surveys.
  • Development of Concept Design and the preparation of Concept design into detailed design and the full working drawing packages based thereon.
  • The preparation of council drawing package and documentation.
  • Co-ordination of Engineer’s details into drawing packages.
  • Joinery design development and detail drawings.
  • Issuing and administration of project documentation.
  • Meeting with contractors and suppliers to brief them on the drawing packages and schedules for construction purposes.
  • Attending site to give setting out & construction detail advice and ensure compliance with the issued drawing package.
  • Attending regular meetings with contractor to inspect and facilitate the works.
  • Preparing and issuing Practical; Works & Final completion lists to the contractor.
  • Preparing ‘As Built’ drawing packages.

  

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Bachelors Degree or other recognised tertiary qualification in Interior Design, Architecture or related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Interior Architect/Designer
  • Highly proficient and skilled in AutoCAD (ESSENTIAL) and SketchUp (nice to have)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).
  • Basic working knowledge and understanding of Photoshop and Adobe.
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to excellence in design, design execution
  • Able to demonstrate advanced understanding of the architectural design process and integration of interior architecture with the ability to develop interior design element components
  • Able to manage own multiple complex projects through all phases from proposal through to construction
  • Ability in drawing up costings, schedules and other project documentation
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction efficiently with confidence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Talented at building positive client relationships
  • Highly organised with an eye for detail
  • Ability to manage time and work to deadlines.
  • Adaptable and able to work within a developed organisational
  • Keen interest in following international design trends with respect to both interiors / architecture and product design.
  • An overall interest in other facets of creativity such as art, sculpture, fashion and film.
  • Well-versed at handling client presentations

 

On application please attach your CV, portfolio PDF and/or link to portfolio.

City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
Level: Mid-Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Reference Number: #Chris1721
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