Our client is a reputed company specializing in high end, large projects worldwide. They are looking to welcome a very creative, talented FF&E Designer for their UAE office.
Key Criteria required for the role:
5 years minimum experience in the Hospitality Design Sector working with leading Design Consultancies / International brands in Dubai as a FF&E Designer.
Excellent communication skills in English.
Good understanding of operational requirements gained through exposure to premium hotel / restaurant operators.
Good product and technical knowledge of FF&E items.
Good skills in space planning, color matching, detailing.
Knowledge of suppliers, manufacturers and products available internationally.
Good interpersonal relations to enable positive and productive communication with client and ascertain design goals required from initial briefing.
Ability to lead overall design concept in conjunction with the Design Director.
Awareness of importance of Programme and ability to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Ability to work on several projects concurrently.
Ability to work well in a team.
Ability to always meet deadlines.
Attending all client meetings from initial briefing onwards.
Participate in development and maintenance of programme.
Preparation of conceptual design and master planning for initial concept presentation.
Production of full FF&E presentation boards and finishes boards for client presentation.
Preparing sketch details and supervise production of all CAD drawings.
Preparing specifications for all FF&E and finishes.
Client presentations and attending all client meetings.
Participation in pre-qualification and approval of manufacturers and suppliers.
Review of all manufacturers and suppliers shop drawings, finish samples, prototype samples etc.
Co-ordination with appointed consultants and specialist sub-consultants such as lighting, graphics, landscaping etc.
Supervision of installation of the FF&E - ensuring the implementation of design intent is maintained along with the desired quality of finish.
Accessorizing the project throughout.
Contribution to project snagging report.
In turn, our client offers a competitive, tax free salary plus a comprehensive package given separately such as medical insurance, gratuity (end of service), free parking, annual air ticket to home country and annual leave.
If you meet the criteria listed above, please apply only once with a copy of your CV by pressing the apply button to be considered. We receive many applications so if you do not hear from us within 5 days, please consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.
*Where we indicate a band of PQE for a role, this indicates how long we would expect an interior design professional to take to gain the level of experience required in an appropriate context. It does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE who can demonstrate that they have acquired the relevant experience.