Interior Designer (Furnishing Specialist)

Furnishd.
Published
June 5, 2024
Location
Melbourne, Australia
Category
Job Type

Description

About
Founded in 2021, Furnishd is a fast-growing interior design studio based in Collingwood that helps clients discover, curate, and invest in stunning pieces that elevate their space. With a firm belief that great design should be accessible, Furnishd champions design outcomes at an affordable price point that reflect clients' unique essence and cater to their way of life.

We are on the lookout for a talented Interior Designer with 2+ years of studio/industry experience, a natural design eye and a passion for furniture and decoration to join our diverse and passionate team.

Key Requirements

Your responsibilities

Deliver exceptional Interior Design consultation whilst selling creative furnishings solutions to potential and existing clients over the phone, via email and in-person where required and as directed.

  • Participate in exceptional interior design consultation whilst selling creative furniture, object and art curation solutions to potential and existing clients over the phone, via email or in person where required and as directed alongside the senior designer
  • Produce varied and innovative design approaches according to clients' tastes, showcasing your understanding of a wide breadth of Interior Design styles.
  • Ensure project success by communicating with the senior designer and clients to gain an understanding of their lifestyle, design requirements, and budget breakdown to ensure the Design Team makes selections to suit the client’s wants and needs best
  • Create and present suggested design presentations inclusive of joinery design and finishes
  • Developing schedules outlining selections
  • Communicate with relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure a smooth procurement process
  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the design studio, including project management, budgeting, and client relations

Ongoing

  • Ensure strong knowledge of supplier product offerings is maintained to find and specify the most suitable products on the market
  • Work collaboratively with fellow Design Team members to ensure the best outcome for all projects (brainstorming is encouraged!)
  • Utilise a soft, solution-based method of selling designs and concepts with clients throughout each project journey, always with ultimate business goals in mind
  • Adapt to new processes, programs or business objectives flexibly and positively as the business evolves in an agile environment
  • Take the initiative to suggest new ways of doing things where applicable
  • Participate in the creation of social media and digital content with the team
  • Provide designer input and perspectives in other business aspects where required

As our next Interior Designer?

  • Have at least 2 years of relevant local industry experience: A background in a professional interior design studio is desirable
  • Possess an understanding of trends and primary interior design styles/history: Confidently curate furniture, object and art curation solutions according to various style directions
  • Have an understanding of functional residential spatial planning: You recognise the importance and have the know-how to create layouts that are practical for residential living environments
  • Are a confidant and communicator: You can effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with various stakeholders to create an outcome that is aligned with both the client and business needs
  • Are detail-focused: You’re highly organised, with meticulous attention to detail
  • Are genuinely passionate about design: You love everything design/interiors and have a long-term plan of developing a career in this industry
  • Are technically proficient: You have experience with a variety of design software and can confidently adopt new technologies when required
  • Are an influential people person: You possess sales skills with high standards of customer service
  • Are adaptive: You embrace change and thrive in continually adapting environments
  • Are a good cultural fit: You are passionate about contributing to our down-to-earth and positive culture as shown through your work ethic and collaboration with others

How to Apply

How to apply

  • Email us at careers@furnishd.com.au
  • Include the role's title "Interior Designer (Furnishing Specialist) Application" in your subject line.
  • Attach your resume and portfolio to showcase some of your work!

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