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Interior Design Technician

Posted Wednesday, August 4

Organization

Kaas Wilson Architects

Location

Minneapolis

Description

Job Summary: Kaas Wilson Architects is looking for someone who is passionate about construction drawings. In this newly created role, the Interior Design Technician will create, with direction from the architectural and design team, accurate and complete construction drawings to convey the interior design intent of the project, all while adhering to relevant drawing, building code, and company standards. Additionally, the Interior Designer will be performing some coordination with outside design firms independently while managing the relationship and communication between the firms.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None Duties/Responsibilities: Collaborate with the design team, architect, designer, builder and client to understand the design intent of the project, materials used and translate into a construction drawing set Develop a positive working relationship with the clients and outside interior designers. Take initiative, problem solve, collaborate and communicate effectively with the design team. Interface and coordinate project details and deadlines with architects and interior designers from within KWA or outside firms that are providing interior design services.

Develops construction documents for bidding under the supervision of the project lead. Manage the project documentation process from start to finish for interior design scope of projects. Coordinates with other disciplines for quality assurance, technical accuracy, and completeness. Coordinates with the project lead to finalize scope of Interiors Construction documents. Maintains a free flow of communications with the Project Lead and other staff members relative to the activities on assigned projects.

Develop details that meet the design intent and are buildable in the field. Create sets of interior drawings with Revit that accurately and clearly describe the design intent, materials, and technical components of the design, including any necessary revisions during the bidding and construction process. Self-check work for accuracy, completeness, and legibility. Prepare accurate finish specifications and documentation for project finishes, furniture, and light fixtures under the direction of the interior designer/design team. Ensure drawings are up-to-date, complete, and vetted by senior designers. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities: Excellent problem-solving, organizational skills and motivation to learn. Precision and extreme attention to detail are crucial. Demonstrated ability to produce construction documents for commercial or multi-family projects, including but not limited to floor plans, reflected ceiling plans, finish plans & schedules, interior elevations and sections/details for interior millwork/cabinetry. Excellent time management, and ability to balance multiple priorities and projects to efficiently meet deadlines under pressure.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills – works to keep the entire Interior Design/Arch/Client team informed and aware throughout the process. Professional and polished demeanor. Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software. Proficient in Revit and can import/export files with CAD. Basic understanding of building codes and inspection regulations related to interiors.

Education and Experience: 3+ years in an interior design/architectural firm working on construction drawings or related experience preferred. Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field. NCIDQ Certification preferred. Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods sitting or standing at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. Must be able to distinguish between colors.

Contact

Human Resources
(612) 879-6000
HR@KaasWilson.com