Senior FF&E Designer and Project Lead for Innovative Residential projects

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A South East London Architectural Practice is seeking a Senior FF&E Designer to work on innovative and sustainability conscious designs.

Senior FF&E Designer and Project Lead for Innovative Residential projects

Permanent
Salary Guide: £50,000- £55,000

Quick Summary of this Senior FF&E Designer Role

A South East London based architectural practice is seeking a Senior FF&E Designer with a strong background in FF&E and interior architecture. This opportunity is seeking an innovative and sustainability conscious designer with a least 5 years’ experience in the private residential sector. This is a highly creative and friendly team of 20 that is known for their rigorous research and outstanding projects that range from urban penthouses to rural residential houses within heritage landscape areas. Apply know if you have an exceptional eye for detail and are looking to join an award winning studio!

Job Description for this Senior FF&E Designer Role

  • Lead a team of designers from concept to completion
  • Keep informed of the status of multiple projects
  • Designing, developing, and detailing interiors and bespoke furnishings schemes including case goods, upholstery, textiles, lighting, and joinery.
  • Delivering creative and confident space planning, including planning for furnishings and furniture layouts.
  • Regularly attend meetings with senior associates and director
  • Do client presentations, participate in external meetings
  • Provide strong leadership to design team
  • Managing large and complex FF&E budgets and schedules.
  • Leading the design team to develop and produce all specifications and drawings to a detailed design package level.
  • Be a problem solver and apply strategic thinking
  • Be organised and hands on for final installations
  • Supporting, training and mentoring Middleweight and Junior designers.
  • Understanding project programmes and deadlines, efficiently meeting goals.

Skills Necessary for this Senior FF&E Designer Role

  • Must have 7+ years of industry experience
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in the private luxury residential sector
  • A strong background in both FF&E design and Interior Architecture, with in-depth knowledge of furnishings makers, suppliers, and products – and a high standard of technical ability (designing, specifying and drawing bespoke furnishings).
  • Good financial understanding of project costs and budget awareness.
  • Effective presentation abilities, time management, and attention to detail.
  • Full proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketchup and Adobe CS, bonus if familiar with EstiMAC
  • Confident in delivering projects through concept to completion.
  • Good understanding of FFE design & procurement
  • Highly efficient and proactive management abilities.
  • Proactive, adaptable, and updated on industry trends
  • Must have on site experience.
  • A degree in Interior Design / Architecture or equivalent.

About the Company

  • Award winning studio
  • Hybrid working, 1 day WFH
  • Flexible working hours
  • Christmas closures
  • Cycling scheme
  • Friendly and talented team!

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