Interior designer/FF&E architect

Mangera Yvars Architects
Location: London, UK
Added on: 28 Dec 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 May 2024

Mangera Yvars Architects is seeking for an interior designer/FF&E architect to join its team in London.

Mangera Yvars Architects is a dynamic and innovative design firm specialising in commercial and hospitality projects. With a commitment to creating exceptional spaces that seamlessly blend functionality and aesthetics, we are seeking a talented interior designer/FF&E architect to join our team.


FF&E and OS&E expertise:

  • demonstrate proficiency in the selection and specification of furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) and ooperating supplies and equipment (OS&E) for commercial and hospitality projects
  • stay updated on industry trends and emerging materials to enhance the quality and uniqueness of our designs

Autonomous project management:

  • take ownership of the FF&E and OS&E components within the projects, working independently and collaboratively with the interior design and materiality team
  • manage the entire procurement process, from initial concept through installation, ensuring timely delivery and within budget constraints
  • detail drawing skills, to develop furniture layouts but also joinery and furniture shop drawings

Collaboration and communication:

  • collaborate closely with the broader design team, architects and clients to integrate FF&E selections seamlessly into the overall design vision
  • effectively communicate design concepts, material selections and FF&E specifications to internal teams and external vendors
  • production of mood boards (presentation and physical samples)

Budget management:

  • develop and manage FF&E and OS&E budgets for each project, ensuring cost-effective solutions without compromising quality and design integrity

Vendor relationships:

  • cultivate and maintain strong relationships with vendors, manufacturers and suppliers to stay abreast of product availability, pricing and innovations

Quality control:

  • implement rigorous quality control measures to ensure that all FF&E and OS&E items meet the highest standards of design excellence and functionality


  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design, architecture or related field
  • experience in FF&E and OS&E selection and management for commercial/hospitality projects
  • proficient in industry-standard software such as CAD, BIM, 3D Modelling Software and Adobe Creative Suite
  • strong project management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects concurrently
  • excellent communication and presentation skills
  • knowledge of local and international suppliers and manufacturers
  • a keen eye for design, colour and texture
  • familiarity with sustainable and environmentally conscious design practices is a plus

How to apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume, portfolio and cover letter detailing their relevant experience and why they are a great fit for this position. Please send your application via the apply for job button below with the subject line “Interior Designer/FF&E Architect Application – (Your Name).”

Mangera Yvars Architects is an equal-opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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