Hospitality FF&E Designer

Senior FF&E Designer
  • Salary: US $80000-110,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: New York
  • Sector: Interiors
  • Job Ref: 50060

About this role


The Senior FF&E Designer, located in SoHo New York City, provides essential design and/or technical support for the Interior Design Team and works closely with senior staff to shadow and develop design and deliverables for various projects. The Senior Designer position will prepare, update and correct drawings, presentations, graphics; design; CAD design/drafting; furniture, fixture and accessory specifications; furnishing, color and material boards; model making; FF&A sourcing; resource organization; and general computer skills.



  • Assist with concept presentations and verbal presentations as necessary
  • Assist and prepares Furnishing, color & material boards
  • Assist the department with product resource organization
  • Assist the department with sourcing and product research
  • Rendered plans / section elevations
  • Freehand sketches
  • CAD documentation
  • Furniture, Fixtures & Accessories specifications
  • Coordinate with outside vendors
  • Train and mentor the interns in the Interior Design Department
  • Maintain and update the drawing files
  • Assist with Furniture, Fixtures & Accessories research
  • Assist with GC finishes, plumbing fixtures, lighting fixtures, millwork details - specifications and organizing
  • Assist the department with the preparation of graphics and 3D renderings
  • Maintain and organize the design library
  • Assist the office with general clerical support
  • Will perform other project and duties as assigned by the Manager



This position requires an advanced level of initiative and judgment in order to organise and prioritise tasks, workload and projects. Professionalism, courtesy, and tact are required in dealing with clients and colleagues. 

Other requirements include:

  • B.S. or B.A. in Interior Design or Interior Architecture and a minimum of 7 years related experience in designing small to mid-size interior projects including urban and resort hotels is preferred
  • A proficient level of experience in the use of AutoCad, Photoshop, Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • Moderate level of experience in graphic design concepts such as, hand sketch case work, vignette scenes, hand coloring, rendering interior drawings, area take offs and shop drawings
  • The ability to assemble FF&E and finish boards with minimal supervision
  • A proficient level of experience in interior design concepts such as, space planning, furniture, fixtures, and product research
  • Must have excellent customer service skills and be comfortable in interfacing with clients, consultants, vendors and internal staff
  • Must be able to lift a maximum of 50 pounds

Tim Furzer

Bio: Tim studied architecture for both his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at the Bartlett School in London. After moving to New York in 2004 he worked for Leven Betts and 1100:Architect before beginning his own design consultancy, working on a variety of projects from single family homes to exhibition designs and retail environments. In 2019 Tim joined Bespoke Careers as a consultant on the interiors team, applying his extensive knowledge of the architecture, interior design and construction industries in New York City.

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