FF&E Designer


FOCUS OF THE ROLE:


This is a project production role - focused on supporting the day to day delivery of the project

REPORTS TO: Project Designer or Senior Designer Overseen day-to-day by Mid Designer

DIRECT REPORTS: None

MEETING INVOLVEMENT: Internal team meetings

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 2 years in Interior Design role (includes internships)

DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support designers to prepare, schedule and cost all FF&E specifications
  • Support designers in the creation of specification sheets and purchase orders
  • Assist in the generation of control books
  • Support designers in the sourcing and obtaining of relevant information on materials and products to ensure that items are fit for purpose, and meets the budget and lead time as required
  • Proactively participate in internal team meetings and brainstorms; explore and discuss creative concepts at appropriate stages in the project
  • Assist other team members in the development and preparation of design schemes
  • Attend site visits with senior team members, taking notes; assist with any FF&E or styling requirements during the final visits
  • Attend internal review meetings and assisting with any issues as they arise - Support across the administrative aspects of a project e.g. filing, sourcing suppliers, manage incoming and outgoing drawings, catalogue presentation boards, purchase orders, specification sheets, schedule creation and maintenance.



ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES DESIGN MANAGEMENT
Creative Process Focus: Providing support to senior team to ensure that project concept is delivered
Design Process Involvement: Drawing and design production for all stages. Internal design administration Studio Design
Ethos & Values: Understands the studio core design values Design Communication: Able to communicate ideas clearly using hand sketching and a range of visual tools
Research Skills: Researches internal project options and from existing sources independently and understands how design decisions are developed into deliverables at different stages
Time Management & Productivity: Ensures timesheets are completed weekly Delivers to deadlines given by the team accurately and efficiently Communicates in good time if work is at risk of not meeting a deadline
VE / Cost Management: Beginning to understand how cost impacts on design value and understands how to investigate cost savings
Brief & Expectations: Actively works to understand the brief and its requirements Quality control: Understands the standards required and is responsible for the quality of own work produced
Software: AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketch-Up, InDesign