Senior Interior Designer - Retail Giants

A global design and build agency, specialising in retail design and fit out is on the lookout for a Senior Interior Designer / Account Manager. Work with leading brands and clients alongside an easy-going bunch who share your passion for retail design.
  • Salary: A$80000-95000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Interiors
  • Job Ref: 58059

About this role

This practice is synonymous with retail and food and beverage design in Australia. An established, global firm, the studio is known for both their flagship stores and retail roll out for some of Australia's largest retail brands. They are looking to welcome an exceptional Senior Interior Designer for a 6 month maternity cover contract, that will likely be able to extend into a permanent role. If you're looking for a career shift towards a predominantly client facing role with a close-knit, no nonsense, easy-going and friendly interiors team, then this is the position for you!

Lead exciting and big brand accounts, while working closely with Associates, Senior Interior Designers and Project Managers 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage key client F&B and Retail portfolios
  • Produce creative and conceptual ideations
  • Liaise with clients, attend meetings, QC documentation, invoicing, forecasting and budgeting. 
  • Liaise with external consultants, certifiers, local councils 
  • Directing requirements for design, build and project management
  • Travelling to client sites / offices
  • Work on front-end retail design phases where needed 
  • Brief and provide mark ups to documentation and rendering team 
  • Being the ‘go to’ person for entire project

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Interior Design or related discipline
  • 5+ years experience with a design / documentation focus
  • Experience in and passion for the retail / hospitality sector in a similar position with a focus on client-facing and project delivery within the both realms
  • ArchiCAD skills mandatory 
  • Understanding of technical documentation and BCA/Australian standards mandatory
  • Exposure to a variety of retail, food and beverage project scales
  • Demonstrated front-end client facing and pitching experience
  • Strong communication skills, organisational skills and high attention to detail
  • Creative, collaborative and easygoing approach

Benefits & Culture

  • Create exciting and inspired retail environments
  • Work with a leading brand and clients
  • Enjoy a true balance between work and life
  • Collaborate with an easy-going bunch who share your passion for retail design
  • Be rewarded and acknowledged for your good work
  • Central Melbourne City location
  • Flexible workplace with the ability to divide your working week between home and the office

Ella Friedrich

Bio: Ella brings over 8 years’ experience in the Design/ Built Environment Industry, which is underpinned by a Diploma of Interior Design and a Bachelor of Design, majoring in Architecture from Melbourne University. She’s worked on a diverse range of projects in Architecture and Interior Design, including Retail, implementation of education masterplans, Wayfinding, prolific cultural projects and high-end Residential projects. Ella delights in forging connections with people and is now excited to be able to merge her love of connection, people and design to bring together Melbourne’s creative Interior Design studios with talented designers!

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