Senior Designer (including FF&E) - Hospitality

8 November 2019

Location - London
Salary - £45,000 - £55,000
Job reference - R6947

Seeking an all-round designer with strong FF&E expertise and focus. 

The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years’ experience working within the hospitality sector and should be able to demonstrate a proven ability to run small to mid-size projects or as part of a team on large-scale projects. 

Impeccable taste levels combined with strong technical skills and FF&E background are essential. 

Must have experience of delivering projects from concept to site installation, with extensive experience of liaising with and overseeing the procurement agent. 

Key responsibilities: 

• Creative direction (developing ideas/concepts, bringing ideas to the project) 

• Manage, source, select and production of interior design and FF&E on a variety of project types including hotel, restaurant, residential, etc. 

• Travel internationally to assist in presentations or site assistance may be required. 

• Coordinate and work with the team in the development of overall initial design concepts & palettes 

• Prepare schemes and sample boards to include, all fixed finishes, furniture finishes, fabrics, and accessories 

• Prepare detailed specifications/spec books 

• Design bespoke furniture and prepare furniture detailed drawings where applicable 

• Develop necessary and appropriate budgets required for the assigned project 

• Assist procurement agents with all value engineering of furniture and fabrics, & public area quantities 

• Management of all project control samples with team 

• Review shop drawings and follow up on all manufactured items 

• Contact with client/consultants/vendors on all FF&E matters and attend site meetings 

• Researching new fabrics and suppliers 

• Produce / check all FF&E documents/schedules produced by others to ensure accuracy 

• Work closely with the team to ensure all FF&E documentation/information is coordinated throughout detail design packages and layouts 

• Overseeing and supporting other members of the FF&E team 

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