A bespoke high-end hospitality, residential and F+B studio is seeking a Senior FF&E Interior designer to join the team to work on high-end residential projects.
Senior FF&E Interior Designer, High-end Hospitality and F+B studio, London
Salary Guide: £50,000 – £58,000
A bespoke high-end hospitality, residential and F+B studio is seeking a Senior FF&E Interior designer to join the team to work on high-end residential projects. Looking for someone to sit within and lead the FF&E team, and who also holds an architectural background or with technical capabilities and knowledge alongside this. You’ll be a vital contributor to this dynamic studio, where initiative and adaptability are paramount. Your role involves orchestrating and overseeing the procurement of furnishings for a diverse range of projects, each differing in scale and style.
- The successful candidate will assume responsibility for intricate design details and confidently lead project initiatives.
- Oversee and mentor mid-weight and junior designers, showcasing strong leadership.
- Adept communicator with client-facing expertise, excelling in presentations.
- Provide support to line managers in client interactions and contribute to business growth.
- Exemplary organisational and time management skills, consistently meeting deadlines and adhering to project programs and scopes.
- Display a keen understanding of budgets, maintaining commercial awareness throughout the design process.
- Design interior spaces, encompassing both permanent architectural details and temporary elements.
- Effectively communicate design concepts, strategies, and material palettes, crafting innovative and cohesive spaces aligned with clients’ creative visions.
- Foster and strengthen relationships with suppliers, contributing to business growth.
- Interpret technical drawings, plans, and blueprints with precision.
- Collaborate with management to ensure successful project delivery across all phases, including design, budgets, programs, drawing packages, schedules, drawing issues, and overall project execution.
- Flourish in this role by showcasing a keen design sensibility and fostering a collaborative team spirit.
- This role would be for someone legally eligible to work in the UK.
- Possess a minimum of 5 years of postgraduate experience in high-end residential Interior Design.
- Proven track record of prior experience in a UK-based high-end residential studio.
- Proficient in SketchUp, with a focus on developing innovative concepts.
- Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop, and InDesign.
- Adept hand sketching skills.
- Extensive knowledge of suppliers, products, FF&E, and finishes.
- Collaborative team member known for a supportive and adaptable approach.
- Skilled in effective client communication and relationship building.
- Exceptionally organized, ensuring seamless project management.
- Seasoned professional, maintaining composure and focus to meet deadlines under pressure.
- Well-educated with strong presentation skills.
- Confident, organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and consistently seeking opportunities for growth and learning.
- A degree in Interior Design is required.
About the company:
- Brilliant social and friendly studio environment
- A great location based in a trendy central part of London
- A young and ambitious studio who are quickly making marks in the high-end interior design industry
- Offering a competitive salary
- Great work-life balance
- Annual bonus