Junior Interior Designer & Procurement Assistant

We are currently in search for an experienced and dynamic Junior Interior Designer & Procurement Assistant to join our London Office

Role & Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of drawings, presentations, and material specifications.
  • Assist with InDesign presentation and photoshop visualisations.
  • Assisting in the creation of quotations and sales orders.
  • Assisting with AutoCAD Drawings, furniture plans and elevations.
  • Attend and assist installations on an ad hoc basis to provide assistance.
  • Attend all supplier meetings.
  • Design and develop elements on projects under the guidance of a Project Leader.
  • Develop knowledge of Studio Howes systems and processes.
  • Ensure all invoices are entered accurately and on time and that all credit terms are adhered to and VAT invoices are regularly inputted onto the system.
  • Obtain pricing and details on products as directed and order samples.
  • Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Proactively provide design support and sound administrative assistance to the design team across projects as required.
  • Provide admin support to the team, typing minutes, liaising with suppliers, and inputting data.
  • Assist with the ordering for all projects, including furniture, fabrics, bespoke items and furnishings. Make sure order confirmation/invoices match the purchase orders and flag/resolve any queries with the supplier.
  • Resolve all queries raised by suppliers whilst liaising with the purchasing and/or design team.
  • Setting up and maintaining excellent presentation of the studio display fabrics and samples library.
  • To assist with social media creation.
  • Update projects on a line-by-line basis ensuring all notes are current and the project is running on time. Report any potential issues affecting installation dates to the procurement and designs team.
  • Work closely with Studio Howes trusted suppliers and nominated storage units to ensure all goods are delivered within the required time frames.
  • Work to agreed timescales.

Knowledge & Skills

  • 1-2 years of professional design experience.
  • Design Degree or Design Diploma from a recognised Interior Design School/Higher Education.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Some knowledge of FF&E suppliers.
  • Relevant experience in working on elements of design projects with guidance and direction.
  • Working knowledge of 2D computer drawing skills (AutoCAD or Vectorworks) and 3D drawing aids (SketchUp).
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office and working experience on Macs with Adobe Creative Suite.


  • A hard-working, conscientious and highly organised approach with an eye for detail.
  • An enthusiastic and positive approach with a high degree of motivation.
  • A strong team player and ability to interact with the design team and interface with suppliers.
  • An enthusiasm for continual learning and a drive to progress and learn.
  • An appreciation for the Company’s ethos and ways of working.


To apply please submit a covering letter with your CV and a link to your portfolio to the email below Applications will not be accepted without submitting a portfolio