Italian Interior Designer

Full time
40.000-50.000 GBP
LocationUnited Kingdom Calendar2017-04-12   Full time 40.000-50.000 GBP

We require yet another additional high end interior designer to join our team. This position is for a heavy weight FF & E interior designer to join our team and manage residential high end projects in excess of £2m or multiple medium sized projects from our Chelsea Showroom. We only hire the best and dedicated people. Rewards are high but our expectations are also high. Our projects are based in the UK and abroad so travel is an essential part of this job. Italian mother tongue with excellent English skills including spoken, written and grammar are essential. This position requires a highly organised and professional designer experienced with high end projects capable of working on their own initiative with little guidance. Concepts include classical and contemporary or a mixture within the same project so flexibility is key.

Experience with Estimac ideal but training available, autocad, photoshop required.

Understanding and interpreting our customers requirements for the specification of luxury furniture and lighting, space planning, co ordination with suppliers.

Discretion and a high level of customer service is essential.

Developing concepts and sourcing FF&E items and samples with the ability to enhance and improve the concepts and offer your own suitable ideas to fit within the projects.

Produce digital drawings/plans to demonstrate the successful layout of items specified by the company and already in situ to co ordinating the overall design.

Creating sample digital boards when necessary to aid the progress of your projects.

Researching a variety of materials, products and their application to ensure co ordination and application.

Attending trade fairs for inspiration, meeting new suppliers who can produce to the highest of quality and forging existing supplier relationships. An eye for detail is very important.

Producing precise schedules on spreadsheets to include all costings. Checking specification, suitability, requirements in specific environments. Undertaking the administrative aspects including and up to procurement.

£50k min. Basic £40k, min commission £10k and a discretionary yearly bonus.

Required education:
- Masters

Required experience:
- FF and E / space planning: 3 years

Required language:
- Mother tongue Italian