Mid-weight interior designer

Red Engine
Location: London, UK
Added on: 26 Feb 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 Mar 2024

Red Engine is hiring a mid-weight interior designer to join its team in London.

About us

Hello, we are Red Engine, the team behind the award-winning global brands Flight Club and Electric Shuffle. We’re obsessed with disrupting the hospitality industry by creating and delivering the best possible experience – across all venues, products and brands.

Our central team covers the full spectrum of skills needed to bring each concept to life – from design to marketing, sales to interior design, people and training, to finance, gaming and HR and everything in between. We’re not just a team of people, we are dreamers, artists, rocket scientists, content curators, forward thinkers and the industry’s finest.

With a total of 15 incredible venues throughout the UK, we have ambitious plans, never standing still, we are passionate about developing new and exciting products, which means we’re always growing and looking for passionate people to join the family.

The role

This is a unique opportunity for a freelance mid-weight interior designer to work client-side in a growing team and business. You will be involved in developing interior designs for our new venues in both the UK and overseas for both of our brands.

Our offices are based in Islington which is where is where you will be based with attendance on various site visits around London and the UK as and when required. Candidates will need to have strong technical drawing ability, proven background in F&B projects, joinery packages and FF&E experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • working with our senior designers to develop and deliver design packs for both UK and overseas venues
  • interpreting the project brief and developing concept stages of a project through to construction
  • experience in presenting their own work and ideas to other members of the internal design team
  • working on full technical drawing packages and associated documents under the guidance of senior designers
  • assisting the senior designers and design managers in reviews and approvals of design drawings and documents for construction and fabrication
  • attending design team meetings and reviews, on and off-site as required
  • developing proposals and working with the in-house creative team on the development of signage and dressing for new venues

Required skills and experience:

  • interior design degree or architectural qualifications with at least three years’ experience in the hospitality sector
  • strong technical drawing and design skills with knowledge of joinery, furniture and construction detailing are essential
  • ability to prioritise tasks and deliver in a fast-paced environment across various projects
  • ability to interpret and implement a creative vision and deliver original design concepts/ideas
  • to be able to maintain document control and undertake the completion of all documentation associated with construction projects
  • to integrate with the property team and work closely with the creative team
  • a solid understanding of UK building regulations; additional knowledge of European regulations would also be advantageous
  • highly proficient in Vectorworks plus proficiency in other software (CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign and MS Office); the ability to sketch freehand is an advantage
  • strong 3D Sketchup skills and ability to develop conceptual models of venues to assist key design decisions around layout, bar design, lighting and finishes
  • enthusiasm and the ability to work independently and show initiative
  • good communicator with a creative flair and brand/commercial awareness


To succeed, the role holder will demonstrate our values in everything they do:

  • innovative: our edge is our innovation – we stay one step ahead because we are always looking to invent and improve. We are bold, creative, pioneering and fearless. Got an idea? Share it!
  • passionate: we’re not like other workplaces – there’s no need to hold back here. We’re a full-throttle, high-energy, total commitment bunch, and we throw everything we’ve got into giving our customers the best time possible
  • warm: we’re all about people. A fundamental part of our customers having fun is us being welcoming, hospitable and attentive. We hold the key to their experience!
  • together: we are a family. We work with each other and we support each other; we win together, and we lose together. That means honesty, commitment and responsibility, from all of us.

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