ICE – Designer, San Diego

San Diego 08.07.19

ICE – Designer, San Diego

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  • 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


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.


  • 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 acknowledgments 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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