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We are currently recruiting for a Mandarin speaking Interior Designer to join the Harrods Interior Design team on a 12 month FTC.
About the Role
As an Interior Designer, you’ll assist in delivering a wide range of luxury projects from concept design through to FF&E selection and the production of detailed design intent information and presentations.
You will be responsible for tracking the production of all drawings and other information required by the architects and contractors. You’ll be carrying out detailed and accurate drawing packages in line with Client Brief and Senior Designer guidelines also monitoring the budget for each project.
Your day to day will also include:
- Assisting the Senior Designer in the running of large Luxury Residential Projects
- Manage your own smaller scale projects
- Creating mood boards and presentations for said projects
- Monitoring the budget for each project
- Working closely with the Procurement Team to ensure products are specified and projects are delivered on time
- Creating and maintaining the installation schedule
As an experienced Interior Designer, you will have previous experience working on High End Luxury Residential Projects. Throughout your career you will have managed multiple projects (both in London and Internationally) and supported your design team in delivering these inline with client expectations, budgets and deadlines.
You’ll possess great knowledge of Interior Architecture & Design as well as FF&E products, finishes, their fabrication techniques and operational applications. Possessing not only design flair and creativity, you will also have excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail.
The ideal candidate will also:
- Be Mandarin speaking
- Be confident in using Adobe, AutoCAD, SketchUp and Microsoft Office
- Be proactive in their approach
- Be flexible and willing to adapt to changing priorities
- Be professional and well presented
- Be able to manage stakeholders from junior to senior level
- Be a strong communicator
- Be able to travel domestically and internationally when needed (site visits, installations etc)
As the world’s luxury emporium, we deliver a magical, memorable experience for customers. This makes us uniquely challenging for creative minds, to protect and grow our brand demands extraordinary composure, creativity and commerciality. Harrods’ global brand offers uniquely exciting challenges, and we nurture a supportive environment where creativity, resilience and commercial awareness make anything possible. By reporting into the Senior Designer, you’ll be part of Harrods Interior Design team.
Our Promise to You
We pride ourselves on challenging conventional thinking and making the impossible possible. If you share our positive approach, this is a career move that will open doors for you. You’ll gain experience across the business while working at the heart of a fast-paced and prestigious team.
In return you’ll receive an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, eligibility for a competitive bonus, 25 days’ holiday, and your birthday off, up to 33% in-store discount (including across our food hall and restaurants) and a season ticket loan.
At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes, and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.
If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or follow us on Instagram @togetherharrods
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