We’re Hiring – Senior Interior Designer

Team Occa is currently hiring a self-motivated, talented & commercially experienced senior interior designer / interior architect to deliver striking interior design projects for well-known global hotel groups and private clients.

Occa Design Studio is an innovative, full-service architectural-interior design studio specialising in hotel, private residential, and workplace interiors, delivering interior architecture & design solutions for clients throughout the UK, Europe, and the UAE.


Occa Design Studio

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled interior designer/interior architect with +8 years of commercial interior design experience to join a dynamic and ambitious team.

As a Senior Designer, you will be responsible for producing high-quality designs, working from initial concepts and presentations through to specifications,  technical drawings, FF&E packs and construction documents.

You will organise the design team; work with suppliers; travel to site and liaise directly with clients & contractors, managing every step of the design process to deliver successful projects on time and on budget.


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Team Occa works regularly with global hotels groups and their franchisees on large-scale branded projects, along with private developers on smaller boutique properties. We also enjoy working on select, high end private residential projects and contemporary workplace jobs.

You’re a dynamic and enthusiastic designer who knows the industry well, you regularly follow developments and trends in hotels, residential & workplace interiors and are passionate about your work.

You are innovative & commercially aware and will consistently bring fresh thinking and inspirational design ideas to our projects.

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You are a wonderful team player and aren’t phased by tight deadlines. You blend design and commerce effortlessly and have seriously strong planning & organisational skills - excelling under pressure and making things happen.

We can't wait to meet you!

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Key Knowledge | Abilities | Skills:

  • a recognised diploma or BA in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture
  • a minimum of 8 years post graduate commercial interior design experience
  • full of initiative - a creative, passionate & innovative designer
  • a broad range of skills across initial concepts to fine detail and technical design
  • strong IT skills including AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign and MS Office
  • expansive knowledge of materials & finishes across the FF&E supply chain
  • experienced in shop-fit & case-good design
  • excellent presentation skills
  • excellent communicator with strong client/contractor relationship skills
  • confident representing Occa Design at project & client meetings
  • a leader with the skills required to mentor junior team members and manage projects
  • proven project planning, team management, and motivation skills
  • effective at  planning & monitoring teamwork and providing feedback
  • knowledgeable and experienced in the operation of hotels & hospitality design
  • strong construction knowledge
  • confident and experienced working with contractors and delivering technical details
  • commercial understanding with budgeting skills and experience


If this sounds like you and you want to find out more about the role, email hello@occa-design.com with your CV and we'll get in touch.

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