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FF&E designer
at Nebihe Cihan Studio

Nebihe Cihan Studio is hiring an FF&E designer to join its studio in London immediately.

This is a unique opportunity for an individual with excellent design, specification and delivery skills to join a dynamic, ambitious and growing Chelsea-based interior design team working on high-end projects in London and abroad.

Main tasks and responsibilities to include the following:

  • designing and sourcing FF&E from concept through to finished details
  • creating FF&E schedules
  • sourcing vintage and antiques
  • working with wider team in the spatial planning and design of each project
  • building relationships with suppliers, sourcing and researching new suppliers
  • producing furniture, upholstery and joinery drawings for pricing using AutoCAD
  • pricing FF&E items and reviewing cost proposals
  • reviewing and approving shop drawings
  • designing custom furniture and producing furniture drawings for pricing
  • reviewing, commenting, approving prototypes and samples
  • producing client presentations using Adobe InDesign
  • managing FF&E budget
  • responsible of value engineering FF&E items when needed
  • attending site meetings and assisting in the process of reviewing the project
  • liaising with contractors and suppliers in order to ensure FF&E is delivered on time and on budget
  • liaising with design and purchasing teams to ensure FF&E is in line with client expectations and to budget
  • overseeing the procurement of all FF&E and taking responsibility for purchase orders, specification sheets and deliveries
  • overseeing installation of projects

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • design talent
  • proven experience in project management (budgeting, scheduling etc)
  • ability to establish logical action plans to complete work and provide technically sound solutions within deadline and budget constraints
  • ability to perform efficiently in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • exceptional time management skills
  • ability to differentiate the needs of different styles and looks based on project brief and deliver those styles
  • in-depth knowledge of materials, products and suppliers
  • undergraduate or graduate degree in interior design
  • minimum of four years’ experience in high-end residential interiors and in a similar role
  • high proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe softwares for the production of drawings, mood boards and presentation material, knowledge in any 3D rendering software is a plus
  • ability to work independently and take initiative in identifying and resolving problems utilising sound judgement and reasoning skills
  • has a flexible approach to work and willing to assist the wider design team when needed
  • strong communication and negotiation skills
  • excellent written and spoken English
  • experience in using Studio Designer or a similar FF&E scheduling software
  • must have legal rights to work in the UK

Please only apply if you have a strong portfolio in high-end residential interiors. Candidates must be based in London and expect to work out of our Chelsea studio. This is not a remote position. Submit your application via the ‘apply for job’ button below.

www.nebihecihan.com

Salary: Undisclosed
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