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Intermediate/Senior Interior Designer FF&E – New York Office

Fogarty Finger Fogarty Finger Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 18 '22Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Fogarty Finger is an award-winning, interdisciplinary design studio dedicated to placemaking within the urban built environment. The firm is headquartered in New York City and has offices in Atlanta and Boston. The firm’s team of over 100 architects and designers delivers complete architecture and interior design packages for residential and commercial projects of every type and size.

Our New York office is seeking a Senior / Intermediate Interior Designer with significant design skills to support the hospitality + corporate office interiors team with a focus on FF&E. We are looking for a detail-oriented, entrepreneurial-spirited, and well-rounded designer. The position entails project management in all project phases from concept through installation, including vendor communication and procurement.

Working with the project team, the right candidate should possess good spatial sense, an eye for detail and a strong ability to communicate graphically. Knowledge of the interior design FF&E selection and specification process as well as the more technical side of design (construction documents, details, plans, elevations, etc.) is required. Candidate must possess a strong ability to switch gears between scales and phases of projects with enthusiasm and work on multiple projects at once. Interest and experience in hospitality and corporate interiors including public amenity spaces is preferred.

Responsibilities will include: 

DESIGN

  • Working with 3D models in Sketch-up + rendering via Adobe Photoshop
  • Collaborate and work well with others in a “studio” environment; sharing ideas + creating a strategy to communicate a successful story
  • Lead with sourcing furniture, fabric, art and interior finishes
  • Lead with designing custom furniture for specific projects 
  • Lead with designing and preparing client presentations using Adobe InDesign
  • Generate furniture plans and elevations in AutoCAD and render in Photoshop
  • Research and maintain relationships with furniture, fabric and vendor/craftsperson sources

PROCUREMENT & INSTALLATION  

  • Request price quotes
  • Create detailed RFP Documents (Microsoft Excel) for bidding out to furniture dealers
  • Request samples and CFAs
  • Confirm with vendors order is correct and expected delivery date  
  • Compile specification books for purchasing agents
  • Participate in onsite installation
  • Continued communication with furniture dealer + manufacturers to ensure 100% project completion and client satisfaction

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • 4-8 years professional experience in the US
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Google Sketch-Up, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to problem solve and work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Interior Design or Architecture degree required 

For more information about the firm visit www.fogartyfinger.com.

 

Submission Requirements:

  • 1 PDF w/ cover letter, resume (with references), and samples of work (both academic and professional). The file must be saved as: “yourname_ffa_senior_intermediate_interior_ffe”
  • Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Submit application to resume@fogartyfinger.com with the subject heading "Senior Intermediate Interior Designer FF&E”.
  • File size must not exceed 5MB.
  • Please no phone calls or walk-ins.

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