Head of FF&E - Leisure Hospitality

55000-65000 per annum
11 February 2019
11 March 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

A multidisciplinary design agency in east London, specialising in the leisure and hospitality sectors are seeking a head FF&E designer to work alongside the directors, leading the design team to deliver beautiful high-quality interiors.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contributing to, and overseeing the production of conceptual design ideas, undertaking of research and development of schemes and contributing to the overall design process.
  • Sourcing and purchasing of presentation materials, and other products or samples as necessary, in the preparation of sample boards, client information issue or other contractual submissions.
  • Overseeing and selection of materials, furniture, light fittings, carpets, fixtures and fittings and other finishes or materials.
  • Overseeing and production of FF&E presentations digital and mood / material boards.
  • Producing schedules, specifications, sample boards, control books and any other relevant documentation necessary to fully illustrate and identify schemes.
  • Liaising with supplier, manufactures and contractors.
  • Travelling abroad and in the UK as necessary or required for meetings, research, site visits and inspections and other company business.
  • Joint and collective responsibility for maintaining and keeping the product and sample library up to date with relevant materials, finishes and product information.
  • Adopt and encourage an atmosphere of continued personal development for yourself and studio design staff.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience the luxury hospitality, leisure or marine sector.
  • Experience leading and nurturing a team of designers.
  • FF&E Management of multiple design projects from concept to delivery.
  • Ability to develop creative design concepts with technical and commercial awareness.
  • Proficient in FF&E scheduling, knowledge of Spexx advantageous.
  • Knowledge of fire regulations for FF&E relating to commercial properties.
  • Ability to work with demanding clients and time frames.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of commercial suppliers of FF&E, fabrics, materials and finishes.
  • Ability to work in a team and take instruction.

If you're up-to-date with current trends within the industry and are enthusiastic about driving key concepts into realised projects, then please do get in touch with your CV and portfolio.


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