Paintworks NI are Northern Ireland’s industry leader in painting and decorating.

We offer a wide range of painting and decorating services, both commercial and domestic – specialising in sprayed finishes.

We make it our priority to deliver reliability and quality as standard – and above all, a finish that our client can trust. Our team are highly trained and work to our meticulous quality procedures.

Why Choose us?

Appointing a contractor can be difficult; but at Paintworks NI we are committed to protecting your investments. With our Directors overseeing all the firm’s day-to-day operations, we are with you every step of the way, from consultation to completion. We have a proven track record of delivering the highest quality workmanship, consistently – which is reflected in the long standing client relationships we maintain. 

Meet The Team

Here at Paintworks NI, we are immensely proud of our team.

We enjoy a fast-paced and varied working environment, with the core support of our Directors at the heart of the business.

Our company mantra, ‘Setting Higher Standards’ is the ethos Paintworks NI are deeply committed to at every level of the firm, from Directors to Apprentices.

Gerard Donaghy


Gerard has a vast array of experience in the painting and decorating industry and business management. He oversees the management of all projects. 



Danielle’s background is in business management and customer service. Her key responsibilities include client liaison and heading our office administration.

We are looking for new team members

Paintworks NI believe in supporting young talent in Northern Ireland’s construction industry. If you are currently training to become a qualified painter, or you display an interest in decorating and are willing to learn, Paintworks NI need you!

The successful applicant will learn and develop skills in Painting and Decorating and the understanding of internal and external decorating. The skills and qualities required are:

  • Some painting and decorating knowledge is desirable
  • Punctuality
  • Reliability
  • Willingness to learn
  • Strong work ethic
  • A positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Ability to listen to and carry out instruction accurately

Paintworks NI are always on the lookout for professional and enthusiastic team members. The essential criteria for joining the team as a Skilled Painter & Decorator are:

  • A good work ethic.
  • Must be fully qualified with at least 5 years experience in painting and wallpaper hanging.
  • The ability to work to goals and deadlines.
  • The ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Plastering experience is a bonus.
  • Be enthusiastic and willing to learn new techniques.

It is our desire to employ only top quality staff, and so we are currently seeking a painting foreman with the necessary experience to further enhance our team of quality painters. This position would suit a painter who is currently in a position of responsibility. The essential skills and qualities required are:

  • Trade qualification is desirable, but time served painters will be considered
  • Ability to run contracts and manage staff appropriately
  • Ability to monitor workmanship with integrity
  • Knowledge and practise of Health & Safety guidelines
  • Ability to built relationships with staff and clients alike
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player

We require a self-driven Project Manager to join our team. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years commercial and/or site management experience.

To succeed in this role you will need to be relationship-focused, confident in managing high-performance staff, open to working in an innovative and collaborative team environment with a flexible attitude and a desire to continue learning.

You will work closely with Quantity Surveyors and Site Managers, overseeing the planning, coordination and management of several projects and be responsible for their successful delivery. You will be committed to providing a high quality of service and possess excellent negotiation and management skills, with a focus on the big picture and long term relationships.

A positive approach to work, building relationships at all levels and an ability to work as a part of a team are key.

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