The successful candidate will join our interior design and technology team to help deliver innovative design solutions using CAD drawings, presentation graphics, interior materials and textiles, and other media for a range of clients and sectors in Hong Kong and the region. His/her focus will be on generating creative solutions within an assigned project or projects and assisting in their development. The role will usually allow the candidate to carry through projects to execution, entailing technical resolution of conceptual ideas, with support from more senior design teammates.
He/she will have a higher diploma or undergraduate degree in Interior Design from an accredited institute or university and 3-5 years practical experience in the design/detailing of commercial or retail interiors. He/she must have some working experience in the region.
The candidate must be a self-motivated team player with experience and interest in modern design, participating widely in broader processes.
A passion and/or experience in interdisciplinary creativity will be a plus. The position will allow the right person ample scope for career growth and professional learning.
To promote and produce design excellence in every area of the firm’s endeavours, taking responsibility for specific design decisions under the supervision of the Senior Designer(s) and Directors
To develop and lead projects assigned to you to successful completion, having demonstrated a well-documented understanding of overarching project issues and their detailed resolutions
To communicate directly with clients, contractors, landlords, building management officers and others, taking responsibility for these interactions to lead to successful project delivery [This process is sometimes, but not always, led by a Project Manager or Senior Designer.]
To liaise with Project Managers, Senior Designers and the team to deliver integrated solutions, especially in support of One Space’s interior & technology synergies
To champion the One Space methodology and to mentor Junior Designers and Design Assistants towards continuing learning and professional growth
Creativity, with an emphasis on integrated, requirements-driven design solutions
Lateral-thinking and problem-solving skills, with an emphasis on innovation
Critical thinking and good judgement in assessing alternatives
Self motivated, organised and able to work under deadline pressure
Proficiency in the language and rhetoric of design and architecture, and able to work iteratively and harmoniously within our team of designers and technology specialists. Good communication and interpersonal skills.
A willingness and ability to learn and teach others in design and technology
Proficient in AutoCAD, MS Office, Sketch-Up, Adobe Creative Suite. Use of 3D Studio Max and BIM (Building information Modeling) will be an advantage
Fluent in Cantonese and English; Mandarin is an advantage
Can produce original conceptual ideas and engages in creative problem-solving
Communicates ideas openly and thrives on collaboration
Enthusiastic, reliable and eager to learn
Work experience requirements
Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in interior design or a related field
Good understanding of construction detailing and materials
Experience in preparation of interior working drawings
Candidates with lesser experience would be considered as Junior Designer role
One Space is an energetic, multi-disciplinary design firm well-known in the region for our innovative, integrated design solutions for high-profile commercial, retail and residential interiors and buildings. We have been featured widely in design, lifestyle and mainstream media.
One Space was founded by a licensed architect responsible for several complex buildings in Europe and Asia, and the ex-regional CTO of a major Wall Street investment bank. Our team is fueled by talented designers and highly specialised financial market technologists who thrive on creative cooperation.
One Space is now seeking highly motivated, hard-working, team-orientated people to join our growing company. We are currently busy with a number of high-profile projects demanding passion and energy to bring them to fruition, and with newly arising opportunities in several sectors.