Senior Designer – Facades (4391)

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Job Detail

  • Consultant Luke Chaplin
  • Type Full time
  • Product Sector Building Envelope / Build Systems
  • Benefits Contributory Pension Scheme + Benefits
  • Vacancy id 4391
  • Salary Details £45K £55K

Job Description

One of the UK’s foremost Façade and Architectural metalwork specialist sub-contractors.  The company has accumulated a wealth of technical knowledge and expertise as materials, systems, standards, and regulations have progressed. Their design processes have fully embraced the digital age with their aluminium factory being fed digital step files to operate machinery.  They have become one of the 1st choice sub-contractors in the London marketplace.

Job Role  

Our Client is looking for a Senior Designer with extensive knowledge of graphic design, styles, and techniques, also have experience in implementing marketing campaigns. Ultimately, an excellent Senior Designer to ensure that the design team promotes the vision of the company through high-quality graphic content.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • You need to be hands-on and self-motivated as well as confident in your approach and have the ability to articulate and visualise your ideas.
  • Manage expectations of stakeholders and provide, where possible, accurate estimations of timings on projects.
  • Oversee all design projects, from conception to delivery.
  • Aim to have broad commercial awareness of each brand and their customer.
  • Line management for junior team members.
  • Work closely with the brand and marketing teams, building strong relationships.
  • You will work closely with the sales team, preparing and presenting highly creative content and working on multiple design concepts at any one time.
  • Great experience with AutoCAD
  • Excellent typography skills.


  • Understanding of User Interface design and the design process.
  • Confident enough to know when they are right – and when they are wrong.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
  • Extensive experience in adobe creative suite including illustrator and photoshop.
  • Conceptual design thinking.
  • Experienced in leading projects, large and small, from start to finish.
  • You will work closely with the sales team, preparing and presenting highly creative content and working on multiple design concepts at any one time.
  • A compelling presenter, able to sell ideas and pitch to clients.
  • Great experience with AutoCAD.
  • Excellent typography skills.
  • Detail-oriented and ideas-driven.
  • Curious, multidisciplinary, and eager to learn.
  • Must have an outstanding portfolio of modern work.
  • Ability to develop their own ideas into full presentations

 Required Professional Competencies:

  • Leading the organisation: managing change, managing politics, influencing others, taking risks and innovating
  • Setting vision and strategy: understanding and navigating the organisation
  • Technical skills: proven skills in working with Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PPS, OS); Value-added technical or business skills.
  • Planning and organising: orchestrates and implements a clear, efficient, and logical approach to work and manages assignments, objectives, and time; gives priority to service-affecting problems.
  • Management of Time and Priority Setting: manage both one’s time as well as others’; demonstrate self-discipline, control interruptions by moulding the behaviour of others who have varying priorities, and being time-effective and time-efficient.
  • Attention to detail: ensures quality in work delivered; has a critical eye on your work.
  • Thinking Clearly and Analytically: determining valid premises arriving at logical conclusions from them, separating fact from hearsay, unwarranted assumption, and false inferences, applying inductive and deductive logic appropriately, culling of logical fallacies, invalid premises and conclusions based on insufficient information.
  • Problem-solving: Identify barriers that prevent achieving goals and standards. Involves the application of systematic sets of procedures to eliminate and reduce the problem origins and causes. Distinguishes between problems, symptoms and indicators, inputs, and outcomes, gathering and assessing evidence relating to causes and plotting a decision matrix and eventually choosing and recommending the best options.; is direct and assertive.

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