6 BURNSALL STREET

LONDON   -    SW3 3ST

T:    +44 (0)20 7801 0761 

 studio@pirajeanlees.com

press@pirajeanlees.com

                      

OPEN POSITIONS:

To apply, please email your CV, cover letter and portfolio in PDF format to: careers@pirajeanlees.com

Due to the volume of applications, we can only reply to successful candidates; we review all portfolios received.

                      

FF&E DESIGNER

Hospitality and residential - Mid-Weight to Senior

 

We are looking for a full-time creative, qualified and skilled FF&E designer with previous strong experience in FF&E for interior design projects, within high-end UK practices.  A designer who shares our interest in materials and details, able to approach each project with a fresh perspective. You will join our creative team, to work primarily on high-end restaurants and bars internationally and secondly on private residential projects. 

 

The responsibilities will include: 

  • Create, develop and manage FF&E projects from conception to completion, collaborating with the project team, including the Interior Designers, Architects and studio co-founders

  • Generate ideas and concept development

  • Ensure integration of FF&E within the interior design scheme through FF&E CAD layouts. 

  • Source new items and vintage pieces 

  • Design, develop and draw bespoke pieces

  • Coordinate with suppliers, manufacturers and purchasing agents

  • Research and sourcing: references, materials, finishes, fabrics

  • Research new suppliers and manufacturers

  • Review budgets, quotes and orders 

  • Review shop drawings, samples and prototypes

  • Prepare and attend client presentations

  • Prepare specification sheets, schedules, costs

  • Assist during delivery, installation and handover

  • Opportunity to research and design for Pirajean Lees Editions

  • Training of Junior FF&E team members

 

The candidates should have the following experience:

  • Degree in Interior Design or Product Design (BA minimum) 

  • 5+ proven years’ experience in FF&E Design, including 2+ years in a similar position

  • Previous employment at a high-end UK based practice, working on hospitality projects.

 

Required skills: 

  • Creative and practical knowledge

  • Strong attention to detail and precision

  • Strong knowledge of the design industry, suppliers, manufacturers, fairs, markets

  • Knowledge of the UK regulations and UK project stages

  • Able to manage relations with clients, suppliers and purchasing agents

  • Efficient project, work and time management

  • Professional, proactive and dedicated approach

  • Excellent presentation and communication

  • Able to work within a team and independently, to tight deadlines

 

Must be fluent in: 

  • Hand sketching

  • 2D: AutoCad

  • 3D: SolidWorks or equivalent 

  • Photoshop and InDesign

  • EstiMac

  • Word and Excel

  • Professional English, French-speaking is a bonus

 

Full-time position. Starting as soon as possible

Salary based on candidate experience

 

                      

INTERIOR ARCHITECT / INTERIOR DESIGNER

Hospitality - Mid-Weight

 

We are looking for a full-time skilled and creative mid-weight interior designer or interior architect. A designer who shares our interest in materials and details, able to approach each project with a fresh perspective, qualified, talented, confident designer, with previous strong experience in restaurant projects, within high-end UK practices. You will join our creative team, to work primarily on high-end restaurants and bars internationally and secondly on private residential projects. 

 

The responsibilities will include: 

  • Create and develop projects from conception to completion, with the senior team and in direct relation with the co-founders of the studio

  • Generate ideas and concept development

  • Develop and detail interior layouts

  • Produce technical drawings packs and tender packages

  • Research and source fittings and materials

  • Prepare schedules of materials and fittings

  • Prepare client presentations

  • Assist with delivery, installation and handover

 

The candidates should have the following experience:

  • Degree in Architecture or Interior Design (BA minimum) 

  • 5+ proven years’ experience in Interior Design, including 2+ years in a similar position

  • Previous employment at a high-end UK based practice working on restaurant and hospitality design

  • On-site experience

 

Required skills: 

  • Creative and practical knowledge

  • Strong attention to detail 

  • Competent in preparing cad drawings packages

  • Knowledge of the UK regulations and UK project stages

  • Able to manage relations with suppliers

  • Efficient work and time management

  • Professional, proactive and dedicated approach

  • Excellent presentation and communication

  • Able to work within a team and independently, to tight deadlines

 

Must be fluent in: 

  • Professional English

  • Hand sketching

  • 2D: AutoCad

  • 3D StudioMax or SketchUp

  • Photoshop and InDesign

  • Word and Excel

  • French-speaking is a bonus

 

Full-time position. Starting as soon as possible

Salary based on candidate experience

 

                      

 

INTERIOR ARCHITECT / INTERIOR DESIGNER

Junior

 

We are looking for a full-time skilled and creative junior interior designer or interior architect. A designer who shares our interest in materials, textures and details, able to approach each project with a fresh perspective. Qualified, talented, confident, with the desire to learn and grow in our team. You will join our creative team, to work primarily on high-end restaurants and bars internationally and secondly on private residential projects. 

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on a range of exciting projects and will be an integral part of the team.

 

The responsibilities will include: 

  • Assist the team with design stages and presentations including conceptual research, image sourcing, hand-sketching, 3D modelling

  • Prepare  presentations

  • Assist the team with drawings packages, ranging from master plans to smaller architectural and joinery interior details

  • Paper filing and recording all project documentation

  • Prepare schedules

  • Research and sourcing: references, materials, finishes and fabrics

  • Research new suppliers and manufacturers

  • Order samples and document / store them within the material library

 

Key requirements:

  • The candidate must have a minimum 18 months relevant experience and can demonstrate an understanding of luxury/high-end hospitality or private residential projects

  • Confident communication skills, ability to present ideas to the studio co-founders and design team and liaise with contractors, consultants, and clients.

  • Strong conceptualisation skills along

  • Knowledge of interior design and furniture design 

  • Competent in preparing cad drawings packages

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Excellent knowledge of design detailing and specifications

  • Knowledge of the UK regulations and UK project stages

  • On-site experience preferable 

 

Must be fluent in (essential):  

  • Professional English

  • Hand sketching

  • 2D: AutoCad

  • 3D StudioMax or SketchUp

  • Photoshop and InDesign

  • Word and Excel

 

Full-time position. Starting as soon as possible

Salary based on candidate experience