CareerXpress is one of Africa’s biggest social enterprise with a core objective of reducing unemployment in West Africa using digital marketing skills. We partner with organizations with the aim of bridging employability gap in the workplace.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Interior Architect
The ideal candidate is required to:
Create project designs and drawings using sketches and architectural software for presentation
Be skilled in the use of light, color and textures in a space
Draft plans to create or refinish spaces in private homes or commercial buildings with clients' tastes in mind. Each job may require interaction with different clients, additional architects or designers, construction teams and inspectors.
In creating plans for a space, ability to take into account interior construction, lighting and furnishings is very essential. Must be conversant with the federal, state and local building regulations so the designs are up-to-code.
Be part of the building or remodeling process from beginning to end.
At the initial meetings, it is the interior architect's job to listen to the wants and needs of the client and make building suggestions. Ability to also get a feel for the space is crucial.
After the initial consultations, the interior architect drafts design plans. These plans may show placement of walls, windows, doors, plumbing, electrical systems, ventilation, structural accents and possibly furnishings. Ability to use computer drafting programs, such as computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) and building information modeling (BIM), for this step is essential.
Create a timeline for the interior design project and estimate project costs
Place orders for materials and oversee installing the design elements
Supervise all project stakeholders to ensure clientТs is satisfaction.
Skills and Competencies
As a key member of the design team, you must be a strong team player, with great communication and managerial skills
Attention on details
Vast knowledge on wood works and furniture
Must be able to read blueprints, understand building codes, and must be a strong technical designers with experience delivering interior designs to meet brand and operational standards. Advanced skills in Adobe Creative Suite, CAD and Sketch Up are prerequisites
Completion of a Bachelor or Master's level Architecture program
Previous experience in furniture manufacturing or interior design company is an added advantage.