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Aquila Collection

Aquila Collection - Interior Designer - Green Point, Cape Town

A well established Hospitality and Tourism Company in Cape Town requires the skills of a qualified Interior Designer, a CV containing your experience and qualifications will be required as well as an emailed portfolio of your work.

Essential Requirements:
  • Experience in the hospitality sector
  • Hospitality design experience, and the ability to achieve a luxurious four and five star product with an upmarket atmosphere
  • Advanced in AutoCAD and SketchUp. Twinmotion/Lumion and Revit would be advantageous
  • Must be able to measure and produce accurate as built drawings
  • Production of detail drawings, joinery drawings, lighting and ceiling layouts, bespoke furniture design
  • Good admin skills
  • Excellent artistic ability and conceptual design
  • Should be able to multitask various projects simultaneously, these will be range from hotels, lodges and guest houses to restaurant
  • Be able to provide sketches of your proposed designs for a space
  • You would be required present a mood board, colour schemes, samples, furniture and materials to complement the design, that suits the requirements for function, durability and accessibility
  • Creating a bill of quantities, schedules, and budgets
  • Exceptional negotiation skills of prices on all purchases
  • Must have existing relationships with suppliers
  • Co-ordination with client, architects, builders, electricians, plumbers and others to complete the job in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-pressured environment
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Excellent inter-personal skills
  • Ability to work effectively and independently
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills essential
  • Own transport, laptop and software essential
  • Must be available to travel regularly within the Western Cape and sleep over, in order to conduct site visits.
Applicants need to be Cape Town based with existing supplier relationships

Please click on the email link below to submit your
covering email, comprehensive CV and portfolio link to
You must present a printed version of the portfolio you emailed with your CV at the interview. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted, the most important requirement for this position is a current knowledge of furniture and material suppliers, existing relationships with suppliers, and good price negotiation skills.   
By sending Aqulia Collection your CV and motivation, you will be providing Aqulia Collection with personal information for the purpose of investigating whether you could be considered for an interview. Kindly note that this advertisement does not constitute an employment offer, neither is placement guaranteed during this period of consideration. In addition, by sending Aqulia Collection your CV and motivation, you authorise Aqulia Collection to make enquiries and checks on the information you provided therein. You further indemnify Aqulia Collection against any action consequential upon such enquiries and checks. Aqulia Collection will compile a shortlist from all CVs and motivations received and will invite possible candidates it deems suitable, for an interview. Candidates who may not meet the specific criteria of the position will be advised accordingly. 

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KSA Gauteng Institute for Architecture IID Professions
Established  in 1989 by members of the kitchen industry, the Kitchen Specialists Association is a non-profit company managed by regional committees in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape and overseen by a national committee. The Gauteng Institute for Architecture is one of the oldest architectural organizations in South Africa, founded in 1900 as the Transvaal Institute of Architects.  We are a voluntary association affiliated to the South African Institute of Architects and endorsed by the South African Council for the Architectural Profession.

Our Mission: To serve our members’ interests, promote a better built environment and a greater awareness of Architecture.
The IID is the only professional body representing the Interior Design industry in South Africa. Serving the needs of registered, practicing interior architecture, interior design and interior decorating professionals as well as education institutions and suppliers that provide services to the interior design industry.
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