The role of a Head of interior design is to oversee interior design staff while completing a variety of high-level creative duties. You will lead an interior design team dedicated to producing functionally beautiful spaces for clients.
- Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
- Experience Level:Senior level
- Experience Length:5 years
Work Location: Nairobi
Reports to: General Manager
Terms: Full Time
About the Company
Our client is a well-established organization offering comprehensive sources for innovative interior solutions. They strive to bring clients a wholesome design experience from the conceptualization of your dream kitchen, inspired bathrooms, wardrobes, and interior spaces.
The role of a Head of interior design is to oversee interior design staff while completing a variety of high-level creative duties. You will lead an interior design team dedicated to producing functionally beautiful spaces for clients. Use your delivery perspective to bring new approaches to the design process and strategy, develop next-generation talent, and help our clients redefine their products and themselves.
Developing overall interior design concepts, formulating design presentation strategies, and providing creative leadership to the interiors team through a variety of project types, this person will be a passionate design leader. Portfolio of this firm, although wide across Mixed-use, Hospitality, Retail, Commercial and Residential, this role offers exposure to high-end, large-scale projects
● Lead the efforts of the creative interior on client projects, developing overall design concepts and design presentation strategies. This individual is key
to managing existing client relationships and developing new ones.
● Lead interior design efforts that include programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning, and construction documentation
● Supervise the generation of finish plans, specifications, and material selections needed for construction
● Work with dedicated KPIs to allow growth in all tangent segments where designers are involved (builders, Commercial, Key accounts).
● Creating initial design sketches, color themes and ideas based on client requirements and space availability
● Getting approval from the client before creating CAD designs and detailed briefs for workers and supervisors
● Provide design support and documentation during the completion and execution of design concepts
● Mentor and provide creative direction to interior design teams
● Act as the primary interior design interface with clients and consultants
● Collaborate with team members and colleagues to promote an inter-disciplinary design approach and philosophy
● Confer with the client to determine factors affecting the planning of interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, purpose, and function.
● Inspect construction work on-site to ensure its adherence to the design plans.
● Arranging client visits and keeping everyone involved in the project appraised of its progress
● Ensuring project completion within the allocated budget and timeline
● Research and follow industry changes, evolutions, and best practices
● BS degree in Interior Design or similar
● Must have at least 5-10 years of experience in a similar senior role.
● Proven working experience in decorating interior spaces
● Experienced with Kitchens, Wardrobes, Bathrooms, vanities, and tiles solutions
● Proven track record of success in maintaining and growing client relationships
● Proficiency in using AutoCAD software to design projects
● Excellent portfolio of past work
● Strong design skills, Creative talent, imagination, and eye for design
● Project management skills
● Strong, persuasive communicator with excellent verbal presentation skills and the ability to communicate complex design concepts to clients
● Highly creative and able to produce concepts and presentations and present with confidence
How to apply:
If interested, send your updated CV and cover letter to recruitment via "Apply Now Button".
Shortlisting will be done on a rolling basis.
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