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Interior Designer - International Design Firm

Job Title: Interior Designer - International Design Firm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Los Angeles
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Salary: $70,000 - $90,000 USD depending on experience
Start Date: Immediate / ASAP
Reference: IDLX-LA
Contact Name: Juliet O'Halloran
Contact Email: juliet@savvycreativeglobal.com
Job Published: April 22, 2019 22:11

Job Description

International luxury interior design firm with offices in London, New York and LA is currently recruiting for a highly creative, innovative Interior Designer with 5+ years experience in high-end hospitality and residential design projects to join their expanding Los Angeles Studio. With strong conceptual design skills, including space planning, interior design & detailing, and a strong grasp of high-end materiality, you will be completely familiar with the interior design process from pre-design through design development, material research and selection and bespoke FF&E, through VE process and construction administration and closeout phases. You will be comfortable working autonomously as well as closely with a team of skilled designers and technical architects. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an office that has a casual corporate culture with a collaborative team approach.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture with 5+ years post-grad experience
  • Completion of luxury residential or luxury hotel projects in the US from beginning to end
  • Ability to create and develop conceptual designs
  • Experience of multi-unit developments and also the construction administration side, marking up shop drawings etc.
  • Advanced skills in Photoshop, InDesign and freehand sketching; Sketch Up is a plus
  • Knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling)
  • Experience in drawing custom furniture via hand sketch and/or AutoCAD
  • Experience in an FF&E procurement program or similar
  • Good knowledge of US building & ADA codes; and hospitality & commercial grade material requirements pertaining to fabrics and finishes
  • Self-motivated and good team player able to work quickly and efficiently in an organized manner
  • Self-confident, receptive to constructive feedback
  • Proven experience in dealing with suppliers and contractors
  • Solid network of high end/luxury product vendors
  • Fully competent to oversee FF&E specifications of all soft and hard materials/finishes, and project schedules: plumbing fixture, finish, lighting, door hardware, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual
  • Excellent attention to detail

Responsibilities:

  • Managing projects efficiently, within schedule, budget and client and/or brand parameters
  • Managing and briefing design team on live projects
  • Mentoring junior and intermediate designers
  • Managing the procurement of FF&E products
  • Building and growing existing client relationships