Interior Architect/Designer

Job Type

Design and Technical


High Wycombe

Contract type

Permanent - Full-time

We are looking for a talented interior architect, with both creative and analytical skills, to help us make a big difference to the homes we build for our customers.

As a customer centric business, responding to what our customer wants is critical.  In this exciting new position, you will have a key role in our product development cycle, as well as helping develop our customer service and sales strategies.  The role is in our central design and technical team where you will work closely with the design director and product development team.  You will also work with other head office functions; sales, customer service, procurement, production and health and safety, as well as external consultants and the 24 regional business units.

What you will do:

The role has three key areas of responsibility:

Customer insight: 

  • You will help gathering and analysing customer insight to ensure continuous improvement of the design and specification of our homes and our customer offering in general.  This may be through formal research, regular feedback from customers and visiting sites to speak with sales staff. 

A curated customer offering: 

  • Using the analysis from the customer insight you will assist our internal and external designers develop and maintain a carefully curated customer offering.  This includes the spatial design of our homes, components such as the bathrooms and kitchens, and the specification and design of other internal fixtures and fittings.  Further work will include helping maintain a set of customer options that are of value to the customer and effective for the business. 

Presentation of our homes: 

  • To work with central sales and marketing and our external interior designers to develop a TW show home design guidance to present our show homes to the best advantage

What you will have:

An interior architecture, design or other relevant design qualification, to degree level
Experience of residential interior design, either volume or bespoke, and will be able to demonstrate both a creative use of space and specification of fittings and materials.
Commercial awareness and analytical skills
The ability to forge and maintain excellent relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.

What we will offer you:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.

Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more.  Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team. 

We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.

Closing Date

Thursday 25th July 2019