Senior Designer

Posted 2 months ago

  • London, Greater London
  • England
  • Permanent, Full-Time
  • FMCG
  • 50,000 - 60,000 per Annum
  • Benefits

Senior FF&E Designer – Global Restaurant Group - £60K + Benefits

Role: Senior FF&E Designer

Location: London

Salary: £50-60K + Benefits

My client is a leading global restaurant group who have a fantastic reputation. Their empire of unique restaurants has given them a distinct edge within the industry, and they are looking for talented individuals to join them to continue their ambitious growth plans.

They are seeking a Senior FF&E Designer to join their team. The successful Senior FF&E Designer will bring passion for design, a keen eye for detail, and a proven track record of delivering outstanding FF&E solutions for a range of projects. The Senior FF&E Designer will play a key role in leading the design process, collaborating with clients, architects, and other stakeholders to create exceptional interior spaces that exceed expectations.

This is an exciting position, perfect for an ambitious Senior FF&E Designer who is looking to join a reputable business who can offer genuine progression opportunities.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead the conceptualisation, selection, and specification of furniture, fixtures, and equipment for various interior design projects, ensuring alignment with client requirements, budget constraints, and aesthetic objectives.
  • Conduct research and stay updated on industry trends, materials, and product innovations to inform design decisions and enhance project outcomes.
  • Develop comprehensive FF&E plans, mood boards, and presentations to communicate design concepts effectively to clients and project teams.
  • Source and procure furniture, lighting, accessories, and other FF&E items from vendors and suppliers, negotiating pricing and managing logistics to ensure timely delivery and installation.
  • Collaborate closely with architects, interior designers, and contractors to integrate FF&E selections seamlessly into overall design schemes, considering spatial layout, functionality, and aesthetic cohesion.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior designers, fostering their growth and development.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of FF&E specifications, budgets, and project timelines, tracking progress and addressing any deviations or challenges proactively.
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and site visits to review FF&E options, gather feedback, and address client concerns or preferences.

The Ideal Senior FF&E Designer Candidate:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in FF&E design, preferably in hospitality for a restaurant or hotel group managing multiple sites simultaneously.
  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design, Architecture, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in design software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, and/or other relevant tools.
  • Strong knowledge of furniture styles, materials, and manufacturers, with a demonstrated ability to select and specify appropriate FF&E solutions for diverse project types and aesthetics.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate design concepts clearly and persuasively to clients and project teams.
  • Proven leadership abilities, with experience leading design teams and managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Detail-oriented with a passion for craftsmanship and quality, committed to delivering exceptional design solutions that enhance the user experience.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, while maintaining a positive attitude and focus on achieving project goals.

If you are interested in having a chat about this role, please forward updated CVs to Mikey at COREcruitment / mikey@corecruitment.com

Role: Senior FF&E Designer

Location: London

Salary: £50-60K + Benefits

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