A Mid/Senior Interior Designer, Prestigious Commercial FF&E Projects

  • Permanent
  • London

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A multi-award-winning Studio is looking for a Mid/Senior Level FF&E Interior Designer to join their team on prestigious commercial projects.

A Mid/Senior Interior Designer, Prestigious Commercial FF&E Projects

Salary Guide: £35,000- £40,000

Quick Summary of this Interior Designer Role

A Mid/Senior Interior Designer is required to join our dynamic studio in London. You will be joining an amazing team and have the opportunity to work on prestigious commercial FF&E projects for high-profile clients across the globe. We are a multi-award-winning studio with an extensive portfolio of luxury hotels, restaurants and bars. Knowledge about the hospitality sector is key.

We are looking for an FF&E designer who shares our passion and vision on luxury bespoke interiors and has an exceptional eye for detail. You will also be driven, motivated and possess a can-do attitude to create beautiful spaces for our clients. You would be working in our FF&E department, together with the rest of the studio team of interior designers and technicians. You will be responsible for running and handing over fast-paced commercial projects, often within a very tight time frame in addition to working on existing large-scale projects at various stages. We do not procure, which allows for more creativity in producing bespoke FF&E items.

This is a full-time position and is studio based.

Job Description for this Interior Designer Role

  • Designing and sourcing FF&E from concept through to finished details
  • Creating FF&E specification schedules and materials boards
  • Sourcing exceptional object, art, antiques and artefacts
  • Building relationships with suppliers, sourcing and researching new suppliers
  • Designing furniture joinery sketches/drawings
  • Preparing FF&E cost documents and reviewing quotations where required
  • Reviewing and approving shop drawings
  • Reviewing, commenting and approving prototypes and samples
  • Producing client presentations
  • Managing FF&E budget if required on projects
  • Responsible for value engineering FF&E items when needed
  • Attending site meetings and assisting in the process of reviewing the project
  • Liaising with contractors and suppliers to ensure FF&E is delivered on time and within budget
  • Overseeing styling and installation of projects
  • Lead projects from concept to completion
  • Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign and AutoCAD
  • Minimum five plus years of relevant experience in luxury hospitality projects
  • Degree/diploma in interior design or equivalent
  • English fluency required
  • Responsive, self-motivated and team player with great solution-finding skills
  • Passion for design, detailing and fabrication
  • Client-facing externally and managing team internally
  • FF&E material and furnishing proposals including specification and coordination

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary for this Interior Designer Role

  • Exceptional communication skills with clients, the wider consultant team and within the studio
  • Proven experience in project management
  • Ability to establish logical action plans to complete work and provide sound solutions within deadline and budget constraints
  • Ability to perform efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to coordinate a team of people where required to work towards a common goal
  • In-depth knowledge of materials, products and suppliers
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in interior design
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in luxury commercial interiors and in a similar role
  • High proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe software for the production of drawings, mood boards and presentation material, knowledge in any 3D rendering software is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative in identifying and resolving problems utilising sound judgement and reasoning skills
  • Has a flexible approach to work and is willing to assist the wider design team when needed
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills, must be able to stand up for our design throughout the process without losing the final vision
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Must have legal rights to work in the UK

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