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Senior Decorator

Pembrooke & Ives Pembrooke & Ives Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Aug 19 '21Posted on:
Full-timeType:

A high-end interior design firm in New York is looking for a Senior Decorator with at least 7 years’ experience to work closely with Junior Decorators, Intermediate Decorators and Studio Directors to lead the project delivery process as a member of the design team. A dependable, energetic individual with a “can-do” attitude and exceptional attention to detail, the Senior Decorator is responsible for leading the efforts of the design team to ensure the successful completion of the project. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow with an organization that is rapidly expanding its operations and discovering new possibilities daily.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Administration:

  • Completes and files correspondence and drawing files.
  • Oversees the organization of the sample library.
  • Creates templates as needed.
  • Weekly time sheet completion.
  • Develops innovative design concepts that are practical, aesthetic, safe and conducive to intended purposes and function, and are reflective of client goals and within project budget. 
  • Oversees the production of client presentations.
  • Leads client meetings/presentations.
  • Reviews meeting notes and reports to project stakeholders.
  • Uses computer-aided design (CAD) to prepare required furniture plans, elevations, custom furniture drawings and lighting drawings required to convey design intent.
  • Sources all FF&E including furniture, window treatments, drapery, fabrics, wall covering, wall treatments, lighting, carpeting, regular painting, decorative painting, decorative finishes, decorative art and accessories.
  • Conducts materials research to produce fully coordinated room schemes.
  • Oversees the production of specification packets and room sheets for presentation to the client.
  • Produces project schedules with key milestones.
  • Oversees the installation of FF&E including arranging furniture, hanging window treatments and artwork.
  • Mentors interns, junior decorators and intermediate decorators.
  • Runs errands as needed.
  • Meets all deadlines for decorating deliverables.
  • Corresponds with vendors to obtain accurate quotes for all FF&E requirements.
  • Negotiates pricing with vendors.
  • Produces project budgets and decorating budgets and tracks expenses against them.
  • Oversees the production of purchase orders and client invoices to ensure timely delivery of project.

Project Deliverables:

  • Oversees the delivery of FF&E items, CFA’s, finish samples and other materials.

 Financial Management:

  • Corresponds with vendors to obtain accurate quotes for all FF&E requirements.
  • Negotiates pricing with vendors.
  • Produces project budgets and decorating budgets and tracks expenses against them.
  • Oversees the production of purchase orders and client invoices to ensure timely delivery of project.

Industry Knowledge:

  • Follows and speaks to current industry trends on space, function, decorative lighting, fabrics, furniture and equipment, etc.

  SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possesses a high taste level and has knowledge of high-end market with the ability to design custom furniture and lighting.
  • Possesses excellent time management skills and is able to handle multiple project deadlines and make decisions in a fast-paced environment to take a project from design concept all the way through installation.
  • Highly presentable, intelligent, confident and discreet with an outgoing, upbeat and confident demeanor.
  • Proactive self-starter who is goal and detail-oriented with exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Proficient in the use AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office programs. Studio Designer a plus.
  • Possess sound knowledge of interior design principles/practices.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design.
  • At least 7 years of demonstrated work experience with Interior Design and/or Architectural Firms. 
 

To apply please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio to: careers@pembrookeandives.com 

 Please do NOT call.

Only decorators with 7+ years of relevant work experience will be considered for this position.


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