• Interior Design Assistant

    Your basic responsibilities will include:

    • Assisting Lead Designers with various project management tasks
    • Provides managerial and secretarial support to the Design team and business
    • Creating budget reports, punch lists, and other related documents and tracking methods
    • Visiting job sites to analyze space availability, design needs and the purpose of the space
    • Reports to Design team on progress, financial status, and other major issues of the project
    • Attending client meetings to understand the design needs and client preferences regarding interior styles and colors
    • Creating initial design sketches, color themes and ideas based on client requirements and space availability
    • Arranging client visits and keeping everyone involved in the project appraised of its progress
    • Managing the clients expectations with firm communication, organization, and regular appointment schedules
    • Provides AutoCAD drawings and updates as needed
    • Works with Lead Designers in order to update necessary paperwork, such as Finish Selection Sheets, AutoCAD drawings, and other
    • Researches and writes accurate specifications for furniture, fixtures, etc.
    • Assists the Design team with creating Specifications
    • Assists the Finance team with entering Specifications into Design Manager, and creating Proposals for clients
    • Manages purchase orders, tracking and deliveries
    • Ability to work on multiple design projects simultaneously, altering priorities when required
    • Manages and monitors the execution of subcontractors’ work
    • Communicates emergencies, mistakes, accidents, etc. in a professional and proactive manner
    • Active in continued education in industry products, technologies, and networking
    • Contributes to office activities, initiatives and learning programs
    • Will be positive, proactive and have passion and drive for their position
    • Possess professional appearance and communication skills at all times
    • Assists with the day to day office operations of a high-end interior design office
    • Communicates, coordinates with design vendors, suppliers and project partners

    Qualifications include:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, Architecture or similar is preferable
    • Experience with furniture procurement software and processes
    • Proficient in AutoCad, Microsoft Suite, and Design Manager
    • Working knowledge of Interior Design project management
    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects and numerous high-end specifications and finishes that are on time and in budget
    • Keen ability to read and understand architectural and ID drawings
    • Experience with Design Manager software a plus
    • Experienced reading construction and architectural drawings, schedules, notes, keys, millwork details
    • Broad knowledge of vendors and resources to expedite appropriate materials for presentations and specifications
    • Develops new solutions and strategies to better the work structure, design process, and client budgets
    • Has excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Is persuasive, influential, and innovative
    • Possess professional appearance and communication skills at all times
    • Mature, intelligent, inquisitive
    • Highly organized and able to multitask
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Strong work ethic with attention to detail
    • Works efficiently under pressure, operate effectively in a fast pace but fun environment
    • Works on own initiative and possess a can-do attitude
    • Collaborates as a team member
    • Flexibility; ability to handle change and last-minute alterations of design or scope due to issues such as: client requests, budget, schedule challenges, economics, and natural disasters beyond our control
    • Available for travel as needed, per project, for site visits, project management, installation, photo shoots, etc

    Benefits:

    • Full time position with future growth potential
    • Competitive compensation based on experience
    • Extremely busy work environment
    • High-end residential Interior Design team with office located on an island
    • Exposure to luxury design
    • Strong company culture focused on design, creativity, and integrity
    • Travel reimbursement
    • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Only the best need apply.