Head Designer

  • Hyderabad
  • 10-12 lakh
  • 7-12 years
  • 14 Jul 2015

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering

  • Consumer Durables/ Semi Durables
Job Description

Details are as below:
Accountability: Responsible for end-to-end space planning and designing. Single point of contact for all design related matters in the company.

Major Deliverables:
Work to a brief agreed with a client. Handle client calls and prepare daily report
If need be, visit site to take site measurements before drafting initial design, Maintain proper records of site measurements, layout designs, textures, paints, etc.
Manage entire design team to make sure deadlines are met while adhering to design quality standards
Prepare cost estimates, sketches, layouts, specifications and other criteria pertinent to project development
Make presentations to present complete scope of work to client. Suggest various designs, colour schemes and furniture
Account for cost and availability of materials and safety implications
Give estimated deadlines to reporting manager and supervise the design team to carry out the same
Prepare models/designs/layout of the project and ensure the design is finalised before handing it over to execution team. Make sure design can be manufactured/executed
Supervise the work of senior designers, designers and assistant designers on assigned projects. Review the work done by the designers periodically to ensure timely completion of projects
Carry out research to help develop ideas, considering how the item will look and its practicality/ functionality. Test ideas using models, prototypes and computer-aided design (CAD)
Work closely with other professionals such as production managers, marketing staff and site engineers
Enhance technical knowledge and skills regularly adding value to business. Suggest technological advancements to the management.
Stay informed about design trends and developments using vendors and other sources
Follow standard operating procedures and give inputs to revise them periodically.

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