Senior Hospitality Designer

One of London's coolest design practices delivering timelessly elegant projects is seeking an all-round designer with strong FF&E expertise and focus, to work mainly on hospitality projects.  
  • Salary: £32000-40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Interiors
  • Job Ref: 48792

About this role

The ideal candidate will be experienced in working within the hospitality sector and should be able to demonstrate a proven ability to run small-to-mid-sized projects or as part of a team on large-scale projects. Impeccable taste levels combined with strong technical skills and an 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. Immediate start preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creative direction (developing ideas/concepts, bringing ideas to the project).
  • Manage, source, select and produce interior design and FF&E on a variety of project types including hotel, restaurant, residential, etc.
  • Travel internationally to assist in presentations - 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.

Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Bespoke furniture design.
  • Pro-active, confident and inquisitive.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must show a positive attitude and leadership skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Must be productive, flexible, and team-oriented.
  • Must be detail oriented and thorough.
  • Must take initiative and ownership.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of both traditional and contemporary style of
  • interior materials, furnishings, accessories and artwork as well as strong knowledge in sourcing FF&E and finishes.
  • Fluent English - spoken and written.

Meghan Du Toit

Meghan Du Toit

+44 (0)207 24 24 909

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