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FF&E Design Associate (Design)

PALISOCIETY PALISOCIETY Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Mar 18 '21Posted on:
Full-timeType:

PALISOCIETY | FF&E DESIGN ASSOCIATE (DESIGN)

 POSITION PROFILE:

 Palisociety is currently seeking a junior-level Design Associate to function as FF&E Design Associate within our design & development department.

 The ideal candidate has a successful track record of managing all phases of the design process, from concept development to FF&E procurement. This position will have overall project responsibility and oversight in the realm of FF&E: design, quality control, budgeting, and procurement. Individual will work under the direction of Palisociety's Founder/CEO/Creative Director, the Principal of Real Estate + Development, the Design Director, and FF&E Project Manager. Experience in hospitality design is highly preferred.

 As the FF&E Design Associate, this role has critical responsibility:

  • This candidate has an exemplary foundation and understanding of what it takes to move from concept to FF&E procurement, given explicit understanding of deadlines, budgets, and time constraints. 
  • This candidate is a team player who is fluent in organization and accountability, with professionalism and design savvy.
  • The ideal candidate can take initiative without requiring constant supervision, facilitating complete FF&E production + procurement. We are looking for someone who can support our growing company with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Candidates who do not provide work samples and do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Be an integral part of a growing design team to include all interior and technical design creation for Company projects;
  • Bridge creative direction with interior design, brand strategies and budgeting;
  • Assist in the design and procurement of all FF&E (and OS&E, as applicable) for Company projects;
  • Assist in creating interior design drawings and finish and FF&E specification books, as applicable;
  • Coordinate materials sourcing and finish specification selection;
  • Implement our filing & purchasing protocol for FF&E procurement and documentation with strict regulation and attention to detail;
  • Contact vendors/suppliers for all aspects of ordering materials or services: acquiring pricing, lead times, production scheduling, deliveries, and all other pertinent logistics to bring projects to fruition - all of these items are done with appropriate documentation and reporting;
  • Research and reference appropriate construction/design documents in order to accurately carry out procurement;
  • Create design matrix documents to communicate project scopes internally and to Company partners;
  • Assist in installation of all FF&E, OS&E and finish materials as applicable for Company projects;
  • Maintain digital purchase binders, project binders, and specification binders per project, as applicable;
  • Assist with the creation of presentation materials, design concept & inspirational boards as needed;
  • Develop and maintain a materials and finish reference library;
  • Assist with the implementation of design budgets as well as the diligent execution of timelines;
  • Ability to travel for project related purposes, as needed;
  • Perform other design related duties and special projects, as assigned;
  • Keep abreast of new hospitality industry trends that may influence design schemes.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficiency in design communication.
  • Administrative prowess.
  • Proven experience in working on multiple projects at once.
  • Strong organizational skills and be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines consistently.
  • Strong attention to detail and results-orientation.
  • Excellent written, verbal and management communication skills.
  • Ability to handle challenging situations, tasks and time lines with tact, grace and style.
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with other co-workers, departments, and business units.
  • Motivated to generate results.
  • Adaptable.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat and stretch.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time up to four (4) hours.

Palisociety is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Palisociety does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Requirements:

  • Palisociety will only consider applicants that submit a cover letter, professional resume, and work samples.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Adobe Design Suite
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; must be able to work with formulas in spreadsheets
  • 3+ years of related experience, including demonstrated success as an organized and professional interior designer

ABOUT PALISOCIETY:

Palisociety is a fully integrated hospitality company that acquires, programs, develops, owns and operates unique hotels and residences across the country under three distinct monikers: Palihouse, Palihotel, ARRIVE by Palisociety and a collection of independently branded properties. We aim to enhance the lives of our guests and the local community, by creating one-of-a-kind neighborhood-centric places filled with interesting people, friendly staff and trusty service.

Palisociety’s four brands feature 13 hotels and 23 restaurants and bars in current operation. Across the portfolio, five additional hotels are under construction and anticipated to open by Spring 2022, along with a development pipeline of 15 properties in discussion/planning phase. Palisociety properties have been featured on Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List, Travel + Leisure IT List, and more, with accolades from the New York Times, Architectural Digest, Wallpaper* and countless others. Avi Brosh founded Palisociety in 1998 in Los Angeles.

For more information, visit:

www.palisociety.com or follow @palisociety

www.arrivehotels.com or follow @arrivehotels

 

If you have experience and are interested in joining our dynamic hotel design team, please go to the following site to apply:

https://app.higherme.com/jobs/...


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