Interior Designer FF&E Assistant

ema. interior design

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP030-02

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Your Role

As an ema. ID FF&E Assistant for Hospitality you are able to coordinate FF&E design based on established concepts, program and budget under the direction of the Senior Designer and/or a Project Designer.


• Work with Design Director and client to coordinate FF&E design package based on project criteria, program and budget
• Participates in presentation and insures format is compatible with office and client standards
• Coordinate and maintain FF&E BOQ, budget.
• Review FF&E specifications for documentation and approval.
• Serve as local contact with purchasing agent for FF&E.
• Reviews sample, strike-offs, etc. for compliance with specifications and design intent.
• Directs and reviews furniture plans for content and accuracy and insures that they are fully coordinated with architectural, electrical, RCP & lighting plans and other consultants’ drawings
• Coordinates presentation of artwork.
• Coordinates FF&E installation with all parties involved.
• Works with Project Designer and Project Manager throughout project to help formulate staff utilization/work plan, task assignments.
• Be knowledgeable about contractual responsibilities as it relates to FF&E in all phases.
• Coordinate with Project Architectural Designer for any changes in finish schedule and FF&E items
• Coordinate decorative lighting.
• Allocate and adjust FF&E BOQ in coordination with client and project Design Director.
• Review and modify if necessary: specifications, details of FF&E items.


The ideal candidate must meet the following qualifications to be considered
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of design.
• 3 – 5 years’ experience with a proven of hospitality project.
• Self-starters with good verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to work well with a team
• Passionate about design and driven towards creative solutions
• You must have first-hand knowledge of industry standard information technology – Auto CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-Up etc.

About the Company

We stayed together because of the legacy we’ve built.

Our objective is simple - we want to elevate your experience.

ema. is a Dubai-based interior design studio, bringing together a team of exceptional talent & experience in the design and delivery of projects in the Middle East.

From luxury + lifestyle hospitality, food + beverage, premium residential and workplace projects, ema's emphasis is on creative excellence, documentation quality, superior project management and timely project completion.

ema. brings together regional and global expertise, meaning that each project includes people on the design team that understand and respect the social and cultural needs of the community they are designing for. Our service offers creative design solutions that are ‘on brand’ giving each project its unique personality.

As a firm, our commitment is to ensure that we are a sustainable practice. With a primary focus that centres around, creative innovation, talent development, maintaining and developing key client relationships and strategically positioning ema. to support and optimise our clients position in their respective sectors.

We work closely with our clients as a creative partner to extend their businesses performance through the power of creativity. ema’s approach to a design challenge isn’t based on whimsy or disingenuous decoration, it’s design that’s strategic and informed through a highly collaborative relationship that respects the client’s experience and knowledge.

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Interior Designer salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 7,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience