Senior FF&E Designer - Hotels

40000-50000 per annum
01 Sep 2021
29 Sep 2021
SM 53738
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Job Functions

This London-based design studio creates award-winning interiors within the hospitality and residential sectors, and they are now looking for a talented senior FF&E designer to join their hospitality team.

The successful candidate has to develop the FF&E concept in conjunction with the project principal and project manager and maintain the programme and budget under the direction of the project manager. The senior FF&E designer is responsible for coordinating the FF&E information to ensure accurate integration into the architectural documentation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with project manager and client to develop schematic FF&E design, based on project criteria (brief), programme and budget.
  • Participate in presentations and ensure the format is compatible with client standards.
  • Develop and maintain FF&E budget.
  • Develop FF&E specification for documentation.
  • Direct and review purchase order process to ensure completeness and accuracy (as required).
  • Serve as principal contact with purchasing agent.
  • Review samples, strike-offs, etc for compliance with specifications and design intent.
  • Direct and review furniture and installation plans for content and accuracy and ensure that they are fully coordinated with architectural and other consultant drawings.
  • Co-ordinate selection and presentation of artwork and accessories (purchasing if required). Co-ordinate FF&E installation with all parties involved.
  • Work with job captain and project manager throughout project to help formulate staff work plan, task assignments and allocation of fees.
  • Be familiar with the project contract and contractual responsibilities as they relate to FF&E in all phases.
  • Co-ordinate with project manager in producing finishes schedules.
  • Attend and review site installation of all FF&E items (depending on project requirements).
  • Direct education of junior FF&E design staff in office standards, policy etc.
  • A basic knowledge of AutoCAD is desirable.
  • Prepare task assignments for assistant designers.
  • Allocate and adjust FF&E budget in co-ordination with client and project manager.
  • Review and modify if necessary all specifications, schedules, purchase orders (where required) and installation plans for accuracy and design intent, and request changes as required.
  • Review interior architectural plans in conjunction with the project manager to ensure conformity with FF&E design

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Interior Design or related field.
  • Proven years of experience in an FF&E-focused role within luxury hospitality/hotel design.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Extensive supplier knowledge in commercial market.
  • Passionate about FF&E and in tune with market and what the trends are or up and coming.
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD and Adobe CS.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a world-class studio, delivering award-winning interiors that are completed to the highest of standards.

All applications must be submitted with CV and portfolio.

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