Elk Recruitment

Lead Designer

Position: Lead Designer

Location: Dublin

Salary: Neg DOE

The Job:

The Lead Designer will be responsible for the co-ordination and management of the design team both in-house and those subcontracted.

Lead Designer Responsibilities:

  • Provide project design management and design coordination including managing the design team and sub-contract/supply chain design.

  • Participate and contribute to the mobilisation of projects

  • To identify and request at early stages of design the required information we must have to progress its design, procurement, manufacture & installation

  • To keep our clients and in-house project teams informed of changes to the scope of work as they arise

  • To communicate difficulties experienced in the design process with the contracts manager & the project team that will affect our programme of works

  • To provide design solutions & material specifications & quantities tailored to our production

  • Good understanding of specifications, applicable standards and codes

  • Planning/scheduling, meeting deadlines

  • Liaise with the team, clients, suppliers and external consultants and attend project design workshop meetings

  • To assist and mentor less experienced designers in our methodologies & systems

  • Provide design and technical support to the site team

  • To focus on our company objectives for each project

  • To use our company procedures in a positive and proactive manner to achieve the correct end result for the project

  • Report directly to Design Manager

  • Work with Team Leaders

Lead Designer Requirements:

  • AutoCad 2D proficiency a necessity

  • AutoCad 3D

  • Excel & Word proficiency a necessity

  • LogiKal

  • Inventor

  • NavisWorks

  • Revit

  • SolidWorks

  • Leadership

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

  • Flexibility

  • Initiative

  • Highly Organised, Time Management

The Company:

Aluminium glazing and cladding company in Ireland providing their clients with a full range of products and services to enable their visions become reality, including stone, terracotta, ceramics, aluminium, glass, stainless steel and a variety of other materials.


  • Ongoing Training

  • Competitive Salary

  • Career Development

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, send your CV today and one of our consultants will contact you in complete confidence.


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