Head of Interior Architecture, High-end Residential Studio, West London

  • Permanent
  • London

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A high-end residential studio, specialising in both UK and international projects, is seeking a Head of Interior Architecture with strong team management skills. The team deliver bespoke solutions to the highest quality, and so are looking for an individual with a passion for interior design and industry experience in super prime high-end residential.

Head of Interior Architecture, High-end Residential Studio, West London

Permanent

Salary Guide: £65,000 – £75,000

Summary of Head of Interior Architecture role

A high-end residential studio, specialising in both UK and international projects, is seeking a Head of Interior Architecture with strong team management skills. The team deliver bespoke solutions to the highest quality, and so are looking for an individual with a passion for interior design and industry experience in super prime high-end residential.

Head of Interior Architecture Job Description:

  • Collaborate with HR to efficiently manage the Interior Architecture team, overseeing project programming, resource allocation, and ensuring high-quality work output
  • Motivate and mentor team members to proactively address project issues and manage performance; fostering a culture of problem-solving and innovation
  • Ensure timely project delivery, develop, and maintain detailed project schedules, addressing challenges and changes during execution
  • Manage resources and project budgets effectively, keeping documentation up to date
  • Stay current with IA design decisions, coordinating with FF&E and Procurement to meet project deadlines
  • Maintain oversight of LH design standards, principles, and processes for quality assurance
  • Review technical packs for quality and company standards before submission
  • Conduct regular check-ins to ensure work aligns with design specifications
  • Communicate IA team’s design solutions effectively, ensuring consistency from concept to completion
  • Monitor and help to grow client relationships and communications
  • This role would be for someone legally eligible to work in the UK

Skills Necessary for this Head of Interior Architecture role:

  • A recognized interior design or architectural qualification
  • A minimum of 15 years of working experience in interior design or architectural practice, with a focus on high-end residential projects
  • Strong experience in client-facing roles, including meetings and correspondence throughout the design and construction processes
  • Leadership experience in managing teams of Seniors, Mid-Weights, and Junior Interior Architects
  • Practical knowledge of executing design intent, with a deep understanding of construction methods
  • Experience in developing and producing design packages from concept to tender and construction detailing
  • Proactive approach to leading design work within the studio and effective communication with clients and contractors
  • On-site and project management experience, overseeing projects from concept to completion
  • Awareness of commercial aspects of projects to assist senior management
  • Project coordination and timeline management skills
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, with preference for experience in Vectorworks
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, and familiarity with Mac usage is preferable

About the Company:

  • Competitive salary
  • Periodic company salary assessments based on discretion
  • Performance-driven annual bonuses at the company’s discretion
  • Eligibility for pension contribution upon successful completion of probation
  • 25 days of annual leave, inclusive of Bank Holidays, and a full day off on your birthday
  • Office closure during the Christmas to New Year period
  • Additional annual leave accrual based on tenure
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme provided by Health Assured
  • Eye test vouchers for employee well-being
  • Flexible hybrid working options
  • Enjoy a positive and supportive work environment within a diverse and sociable team.

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