FF & E Interior Designer – Maternity Cover


FF&E Interior designer. Maternity cover with the opportunity to stay on.

The Role: 

  • Working with the creative director, design team and clients to execute their vision.
  • Developing and presenting design schemes, and compiling mood and material boards.
  • Producing detailed presentations and other documents relating to the FF&E design.
  • Building and maintaining good supplier and contractor relationships to ensure projects are delivered to the Retrouvius Standards.
  • Managing the design and procurement process, liaising with manufacturers and suppliers from concept to completion, and ensuring client project deadlines are met.
  • Managing FF&E budgets
  • Managing and coordinating FF&E logistics and installation

The Person:

  • A person with an interest in re-use, salvage and a passion and understanding of sustainability.
  • Natural creative instinct with an eye for detail and colour.
  • Confident communicator, with confidence in front of clients. You will have strong leadership and natural client-facing ability.
  • Confident in managing contractors, suppliers, and a project team.
  • Someone with a proactive nature, great instincts and open to feedback.
  • Unafraid to take responsibility.

The Ideal Candidate Must Have:

  • A degree or equivalent in Creative Design
  • At least 5 years + experience working in the industry or a comparable role.
  • Full proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite & ideally Vectorworks.
  • Broad knowledge of materials, fabrics and finishes and a knowledge of trade costs.
  • Understanding of project programs and deadlines.
  • Understanding of project costs and budget management.
  • An interest in Art, Antiques, Furniture, Lighting and Textiles.
  • Concise communication and presentation skills, verbal and written. They must be fluent in spoken and written English.


Application Deadline: 20th October 2023

Start: November 2023

Location: Kensal Green, London

We would love to hear from you if you think you could be the perfect fit.

Please email a cover letter, CV and portfolio with salary expectations and address FAO: Layla- Maternity cover position and send to:  workwithus@retrouvius.com

We will be in contact if your application is successful.