Senior FF&E Designer
Los Angeles, California, USA
Wilson Associates is looking for a Senior Designer to join our Los Angeles design studio — who will serve as an FF&E team member under the direction of the Project Manager and Design Director.
Background & Skills
Bachelor's degree, major in Interior Design
5+ years of experience in Architecture or Design.
Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment and color coordination.
Knowledge of local material resources preferred.
Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and finish samples.
Support business development and marketing efforts when needed.
Proven experience in FF&E design development and documentation.
Outstanding graphic presentation skills.
Strong Computer Skills with proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop and Microsoft Office Suite.
Must be Autodesk AutoCAD capable.
Works with Design Director and client to develop schematic FF&E design based on project criteria, program and budget.
Participates in presentation and ensures format is compatible with office and client standards.
Develops and maintain FF&E budget.
Serves as principal contact with purchasing agent.
Review sample, strike-offs, etc. for compliance with specifications and design intent.
Directs and reviews furniture plans for content and accuracy and insures that they fully coordinated with architectural, electrical, RCP and lighting plans and other consultants' drawings.
Coordinates presentation of artwork.
Coordinates FF&E installation with all parties involved.
Works with Project Designer and Project Manager throughout project to help formulate staff utilization/work plan, task assignments and allocation fees.
Knowledgeable about contractual responsibilities as it relates to scope of work.
Produce and coordinate finish schedule.
Direct education of Associate Designer staff and Interns in office standards and policy.
Make task assignments to Assistant Designers.
Allocate and adjust budget amounts in coordination with client and Design Director.
Review and modify if necessary all specifications.
Develops schematic design from established project program and client needs.
Translates schematic design into design development drawings for use by production staff.
Helps Design Director maintain continuity of design intent through construction documentation.
Participates in presentations as needed.
Assists in coordination of interior architectural documents with work of consultants and architects.
Prepares interior architectural specifications.
Coordinates staff utilization/ work planning and budget requirements with Design Director and Project Manager.
Contact Human Resources to submit your résumé.