Careers

David Collins Studio enjoys a vibrant team environment, encouraging contributions from all to realise the outstanding projects and service that we deliver to our enviable international client base.

The Studio offers a competitive benefits package including birthday leave in addition to 24 days holiday, £250 annual personal development fund for individual non vocational creative pursuits and a discretionary bonus.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

- Head Of Business Development

- Designers across all levels

- Business support roles

If you would like to apply for a position, please forward your CV and portfolio to
careers@davidcollins.com stating which position that you would like to apply for.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are unable to respond to every enquiry.

David Collins Studio is an Equal Opportunities employer.

David Collins Studio is looking for a Head of Business Development to join our management team.

Building upon our established and enviable client list, your skills in networking and forging relationships will develop new leads and broaden our global client base. You will attend industry events and have your finger on the pulse of the design world.
You will own the BD process and advise the Leadership Team of new avenues and potential growth areas for the studio.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to shape the future of the studio.

If you have experience of a similar role within an architectural or interiors studio, please forward your CV to careers@davidcollins.com

We are currently looking for a Project Designer for our commercial team to work on hospitality and retail projects.

You will assist in the development of projects and inspire your team to ensure that an initial concept is developed and successfully delivered through to the final stages on time and on budget.

Ideal candidates will have solid experience of working in luxury interior design with a good understanding of current trends in hospitality and retail interior sectors.

Managing your team on a day to day basis and being the main client contact; good communication and people management skills are essential as well as an excellent understanding of architectural design, materials and product design.

Responsibilities include: developing and preparing scheme designs, liaising with contractors and clients, generating and contributing to new business.

WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR EXPERIENCED MID LEVEL DESIGNERS FOR OUR COMMERCIAL TEAM TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE ONGOING SUCCESS OF OUR GLOBAL HOSPITALITY PROJECTS.

AS A CREATIVE THINKER, YOU WILL ASSIST THE PROJECT LEADER WITH THE DAY TO DAY DELIVERY OF THE PROJECT, EXPLORING CONCEPTS AND DETAILING.

IDEAL CANDIDATES WILL HAVE SOLID EXPERIENCE OF WORKING IN LUXURY INTERIOR DESIGN WITH AN UNDERSTANDING OF CURRENT TRENDS.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL POSSESS EXCELLENT AUTOCAD AND TECHNICAL SKILLS COUPLED WITH A STRONG TEAM ETHIC AND ENTHUSIASM TO LEARN.

We are currently looking for an experienced office manager to ensure the smooth running of the studio.

A pivotal and varied role, you will have exceptional ict skills and be experienced in liaising with external facilities suppliers as well as organising the day to day running of the office and managing FOH.

We are searching for someone with a keen interest in design but not a designer!

We are currently looking for an experienced Finance Assistant to join our small Finance Team and assist our Finance Manager in the day to day finance function. Ideally, we are looking for a team member who is well organised, proactive and eager to learn. We will also consider study support as part of our competitive benefits package.

Your varied role will be responsible for:

Reconciliation of project costs against project budget

Sorting received supplier invoices, scanning, coding and distributing for approval

Administering company credit card statements and expenses

Coding and posting supplier invoices, credit card statements and expenses into Paprika

Organising, authorising and entering payment runs on bi-monthly basis

Maintenance of banking functions, including depositing cheques and weekly bank reconciliations (including foreign currency)

Management of petty cash on daily basis, chasing up missing receipts, reconciling balance on weekly basis

Organising foreign currency for overseas trips, collecting corresponding expense forms and reconciling currency advances against completed expense claims

Collating and drafting sales invoices to ensure project expenses are recharged on a monthly basis

Responsible for raising monthly sales ledger invoices and review with Finance Manager and Studio Programme Manager

Cost analysis to ensure to correct coding

Filling and copying as required

Management of Accounts email inbox

Assist with Paprika accounting system admin set up and training

Here at David Collins we encourage applicants from any academic design background (Furniture Design, Spatial Design, Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Products Design) to apply to our paid six month internship programme.

The scheme enables graduates to develop their knowledge of the design industry while actively contributing to the Studio.

All applicants should be AutoCAD proficient, be proactive, willing to learn and have a can-do attitude (In Design and Photoshop is an added benefit).

We also welcome applications from graduates with other backgrounds who are interested in undertaking an internship to support our design administration team.