A Design Assistant is Needed For An Interior Design Firm In Lekki

We are growing Interior Design Firm based in Lekki, Lagos. We are looking to hire a Design Assistant to assist the Lead Interior Designer in the delivery of design projects from start to finish. The candidate would report directly to the Lead Designer and is required to maintain a great working relationship with all members of staff, clients and contractors.

Key Result Areas (KRAs)

The key result areas of this role are:

DESIGN

  • Documenting client briefs to ensure that the design team has a clear understanding of what the client is looking for.
  • Measurement of existing dimensions in design space on individual projects.
  • Photo design creation and issuance of technical drawings (3D graphic design drawings).
  • Producing accurate CAD drawings including elevations, sections, RCP, layout.
  • Creating space plans.
  • Creating mood boards, sample boards and other presentation material.
  • Material sourcing and selection for furniture, lights, decorations and fittings.
  • Providing artisans with detailed drawings and descriptions to produce bespoke furniture and fittings.

CLIENT SUPPORT

  • Meeting attendance and briefing of the Client relationship Officer.
  • Client support via email and telephone.
  • Follow up with client to ensure design specifications have been met.

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

  • Supervision of site meetings.
  • Follow up on individual design projects.
  • Liaising with Project Manager throughout the project life cycle to ensure vision is delivered.
  • Reporting on project site progress.
  • Preparation of work plan for individual projects.
  • Preparation of regular (weekly) feedback report on individual projects.
  • Management of project themes of cost, quality and time.
  • Quality control in all areas of delivery to ensure that project vision is met.
  • Assist with management of project in terms of cost, quality and time.

THE PERSON

  • Minimum academic qualification of a Higher National Diploma (HND) or Bachelor’s degree in creative arts or design.
  • 2 – 4 years relevant experience, with specialist training in interior design, architecture or a relevant profession.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, time, people and project management skills, as well as knowledge of financial and budgetary management.
  • Proficiency in the use of design software such as Auto CAD, Revit, Photoshop Illustrator, and any other relevant 3D Animation or CAD software.
  • Travel: 50% of the time (As the role demands).