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Qualifications:

• 3-5 years prior related experience in the furniture design industry is required. Commercial furniture design experience is preferred.

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

• Advanced in AutoCAD

• CAP 2020 or other similar design software

• Strong knowledge of the design process including space planning, color and material selection, FF&E, design development, and vendor management

• Strong conceptual design skills employing innovative ideas and materials

• Rendering programs is a plus.

• Previous project experience including a wide range of scales and complexity in all phases of design

Education:

BS/BA/BFA degree in Interior Design, Architectural Design or a similar field is required

Position Purpose & Focus:

The designer will perform a variety of interior design project assignments under the general supervision of a senior designer or sales team, and will work directly with the client representatives. The designer will be a key contributor in all project phases, including the development of creative design solutions, translating them into thorough design documents, and working closely with external key players to achieve a quality-built project. Will collaborate with all departments to ensure conformance to project requirements.

Results/KPIs:

• Independently conceptualize technical and design requirements, client needs, and price points to start and complete project

• Expected to meet all project deadlines and accurate specifications to minimize errors

• Expected to successfully complete any project scope with various furniture systems

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Manages design requests assigned to ensure project deadline is achieved.

• Maintains communication with sales team as it relates to specific projects.

• Completes space planning, furniture specifications, 2D/3D drawings, bill of materials (BOM) and renderings, and concept packages.

• Communicates and oversee outsourced designs as it relates to your projects.

• Efficiently manages personal schedule to accommodate timelines.

• Accurate pricing, research and document preparation

• Completes electrical drawings calling out floor cores, wall outlets, data, etc.

• Completes furniture specification using design software, preparing bill of materials (BOM) for order entry.

• Completes request for proposals (RFP) as needed.

• Generate detailed Installation drawings and review with Project Manager and Installer.

• Performs field measurements verifying field conditions are captured in AutoCAD.

• Attends client meetings as requested by sales team.

• Check select project acknowledgements with Project Coordinators to ensure accuracy.

• Creates punch list orders as needed.

• Continuously receives training with individual manufacturer’s to be knowledgeable of their products and specifications of their products.

Classification: Exempt

Reports to: Director of Design

Success Factors:

• Team-player

• Live the Entrepreneurial spirit

• Create raving fans

• Deliver excellence every day

• Outstanding customer service skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

• Ability to visualize concepts and explain them to others.

• Ability to mentor and train junior designers

• Flexibility to manage responsibilities on a variety of project types or projects in various stages of development

• Collaborative capability paralleled with the ability to work independently

• Analytical thinking using logic to address work-related issues and problems

• Great organizational and communication skills

• Capable of establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships

• Ability to work independently as well as be a liaison between departments

• Able to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish work

• Excellent polite and persuasive communication skills

• High level of attention to detail

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