We are now recruiting for a Mid-weight FF&E Designer with 3-5 years’ experience to join our team. We’re looking for someone enthusiastic, with a passion for organization, excellent attention to detail and able to work at a fast pace. Candidate needs to be available to start as soon as possible.

At SMC we work on high-end marine interior design projects, liaising with suppliers and working to a client’s needs and aspirations. Experience in delivering FF&E packages for large-scale commercial projects (e.g., hotels/cruise ships) is essential, as well as impeccable organisational, research and communication skills. Experience or a background in procurement would be a definite bonus.

As an FF&E Designer they will be working at a Mid-weight level within the FF&E Team, will have 3-5 years of demonstrable FF&E experience , be skilled in delivery of FF&E packages on projects. Educated to degree or diploma level with 3-5 years’ post grad experience



Ability to create conceptual designs including the skill of using colour and texture

Some skill in the Adobe Creative Suite and possibly EstiMac or EstiPC

Excellent knowledge of FF&E selection (materials, finishes, detailing and scheduling)

At least some experience in using CAD software

Some knowledge of Studio software would be advantageous

Self-confident and receptive to constructive feedback

Ability to manage your own time well

Demonstrable experience of producing FF&E specifications with costings, materials, finishes, and sanitary schedules

Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual

Exceptional attention to detail



Working at a Mid-weight level within a project, working to time lines and budgets

Attend project/client meetings to be briefed on new projects

Carry out where necessary the procurement of FF&E products

Mentoring and supporting Junior FF&E Designers

Attend project meetings and give input on developing concepts, suggesting suitable finishes and fabrics where applicable

Produce FF&E presentations and packs for client meetings, guided by the Senior FF&E Designer

Nurture relationships with suppliers and suggest new contacts, keep up to date with new advancements within FF&E

Competitive midweight salary dependant on experience

We will only consider applicants who provide CV, portfolio, and salary expectations. Please send applications to amy@smc-design.com, liz@smc-design.com and cc sarah@smc-design.com and include your salary expectations, availability, cv and portfolio, current location and UK right to work

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