Senior FF&E Designer

The Role:

An award winning and highly respected studio based in London are exceptionally busy and have recently confirmed yet another project for the studio. This means they are searching for an incredibly talented Senior FF&E designer to join their team and work on a fantastic portfolio of projects.

This is an important role for the business and working directly under the Head of Department, you will have the opportunity to spread your wings both within design and people management too.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop concepts in response to create briefs
  • Create and communicate a clear and defined direction for design
  • Provide and make suggestions on availability of suitable FF&E
  • Create boards and layouts in line with concepts
  • Present concepts and sell solutions and ideas
  • Work with team to prepare, schedule and cost all FF&E specifications
  • Negotiate, co-ordinate and liaise with suppliers to ensure the smooth delivery of items on time, in budget and in line with company standards
  • Schedule and communicate all costs and specifications
  • Oversee purchase orders, specification sheets and control books
  • Communicate effectively with team and client regularly
  • Generate alternative solutions, research and meet with new suppliers
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with contractors, sub-contractors and local authorities as required
  • Prepare and submit planning applications, tender documents and drawings
  • Attend client meetings
  • Ensure quality control through site visits and recording progress
  • Ensure final project delivery runs smoothly and that all FF&E and styling requirements are delivered on brief

Key Skills:

  • Degree or equivalent in Interior or Furniture design
  • Proven experience and developed creative ability gained from a related design practice
  • Excellent people management
  • Ability to interpret briefs and present effectively
  • Budgeting and procurement experience
  • Experience in working across at least 3 interior sectors – hospitality, retail, F&B etc.
  • Bespoke experience is essential

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Interior Design
Ref: 00086
Permanent
£40-60k per annum
London

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