Senior Designer/ Project Manager - Retail - London - Permanent - £NEG

23 Jan 2013
20 Feb 2013
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Senior Designer/ Project Manager - Retail - London - Permanent - £NEG

Our Client our looking for a permanent Senior Designer / Project Manager to oversee the smooth running of a variety of high end retail projects, ensuring a successful outcome every time.

You will build on the company’s objectives and methodologies and assist in taking the Company forward, whilst maintaining its award-winning design status.


Overview of Role:

• Managing projects from initial brief through production to final implementation and installation.

• Sourcing of materials, manufacturers (in-house and external) and suppliers required for assigned


• Quoting of projects.

• Responsible for setting up and adhering to production timelines ensuring all key dates and

Deadlines are met.

• Ensuring that costs are maintained within set budgets throughout project.

• Monitoring the progress of projects: managing crew and maintaining quality of production.

• Arranging and overseeing delivery and installation of projects on agreed completion dates (on-site where applicable).

• Ensuring effective communication with clients, account managers, crew and suppliers.

• Sketching and creating rendered visuals, as well as technical production plans etc.


Desired Skills & Experience

• Project Management experience (3-5 years minimum in a similar retail environment)

• Advanced Microsoft Excel and Word

• Advanced Photoshop + a 3D package such as Vectorworks

• Adobe Illustrator skills an advantage

• Attention to detail

• Strong client-facing skills and ability to communicate well on all levels

• Highly efficient, organised, a strong planner, problem-solver with great time management /

prioritisation skills

• An ability to manage a large number of jobs at any one time under tight timelines, working under


• Vast knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes associated with our industry

• A degree/similar qualifications in an appropriate field

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing and award winning design studio and take the company to the next level.

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