Req ID:  5868

Hong Kong, China

Date:  4 Apr 2024

Design Assistant (Based in Hong Kong)

Job Description

A World of Possibilities with DFS
Become part of DFS and open up your horizons to the world with our unique savoir-faire. Let your passion take you from milestone to milestone; embark on a journey to unlock your full potential. A culture connected by trust and individuality, where luxury, travel and retail combine to provide a truly global workplace experience: start your career in one part of the world and find your home in another. Be part of the LVMH Group and transform from luxury admirer to luxury insider.  Growth opportunities, holistic expertise, and bonds lasting for life. A World of Possibilities – that’s DFS.

What you'll be doing?

  • Reporting to the Senior Design Manager and assisting with all the design work (including floor plan layout drawings), supervising design progress & quality control in design. 
  • Assist on preparation of preliminary design plan and submittal design package for approval as well as any ad-hoc drawing requests.
  • Assist & oversee all design changes and confirmation. 
  • Keep track of all the project files & finalize file content. 
  • Coordinate & liaise with internal and external stakeholders including internal teams, business partners such as department stores, landlords and external consultants (Architects, MEP Consultants & Lighting Consultants) on all design related matters. 
  • Provide relevant design direction to external consultants.
  • Support on overseeing facility projects for the brands.  
  • Support on managing new store openings, closing and maintenance of existing buildings and ensures objectives and deadlines are met. 
  • Assist on the coordination of handover to store operations team. 
  • Assist Senior Design Manager on the comprehensive project opening reports. 

Ideal Candidate

•    Education Background in Architectural, Interior Design, Building Studies or related subjects. 
•    Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Sketch Up, Photoshop & MS Office, PowerPoint applications (Illustrator and other design software will be a bonus.)
•    Business level fluency in Chinese & English (both verbal and written) 
•    Minimum 2-3 years of Design consultant experience 
•    Responsible, Team player, eager to learn, self-motivated & can work under pressure. 
•    Detail oriented with extreme accuracy & precision. 
•    Ability to work cross-functionally in a team environment. 
•    Solid communication skills with both internal and external parties 

DFS is an equal opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy and practice to employ, promote and treat all employees and applicants on the basis of merit, qualifications and competency and to provide all employees with a workplace that is free of discrimination. Employment decisions are based on qualifications such as education, work experience and talent, and are made without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or any other basis protected by law.