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Interior Designer

Posted Wednesday, January 4

Organization

InUnison Design

Location

Minneapolis

Description

Summary/Objective: The Designer position is responsible for creating beautiful, functional spaces for commercial, hospitality, small health care settings, and large scale residential projects.

The Designer’s key responsibilities include visualizing and sketching design plans as per client goals, sourcing products and materials, determining costs and inspecting construction to ensure alignment with design specifications are met. Expected to comply with regulatory environment around inspections and building codes.

The Designer will be part of a collaborative team and will provide design leadership in all project phases from initial development to completion and will assist in the design and documentation of interior spaces.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Manage design project from concept to completion, working closely with the client to determine goals and requirements.
2. Determine cost of completion and project requirements in the budgeting phase.
3. Collaborate with architects, builders, mechanical and structural engineers, and other members of the project team to create and implement a design plan.
4. Set a timeline for the completion of an interior design project.
5. Delineate project specifications including materials and furnishings to be used, such as flooring, furniture, lighting, plumbing fixtures, and wall finishes.
6. Source materials and products included in plans.
7. Ensure the interior design plans comply with building codes and inspection regulations.
8. Finalize plans using CAD applications to varying degrees of detail as required by the project, including design plans, floor plans, electrical layouts, and information needed for building permits.
9. Create “mood boards” to sample your design vision.
10. Obtain client approval for interior design plan and cost estimate.
11. Place orders for all supplies and materials.
12. Oversee installation of the design elements.
13. Debrief with client after project completion to ensure that goals were achieved, and the project was done to the customer’s satisfaction.
14. Creating presentation materials (renderings, boards, presentations), as well as presenting to the client.

Education and Experience:
1. 5-10 years working experience in design of interior spaces (consultations, renovations, space planning, and new construction) in commercial and some residential design.
2. Expertise in space planning, color, lighting, materials selection, custom furniture and all installations.
3. Excellent portfolio of previous work.
4. Superior artistic and creative talent, imagination, sourcing, and eye for design.
5. Exceptional communication, presentation skills, and self-aware.
6. Ability to think creatively about the use of space, color, and movement and draw on other artistic mediums for creative inspiration. He/she will also be effective communicators with the ability to persuade in while communicating a design presentation.
7. Excellent team collaborator and leadership is necessary.
8. Ability to clearly communicate a vision to non-design-oriented people.
9. People and client centric. 10. Energetic; works well in a fast paced and up beat office atmosphere.
11. Passionate and has a love for art and all things design.
12. Attention to detail and an aptitude for visualization.
13. Strong project management skills.

Interior Designer Requirements:
1. Bachelor’s degree in Interior design, Interior Architecture, or related field.
2. National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), Certification in LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) preferred or In process of obtaining.
3. Portfolio of design work.
4. Project management experience.
5. Experienced with computational design.
6. Highly creative, imaginative, and artistic.
7. Excellent communication skills, especially in regard to communicating an artistic vision.
8. Proficiency in Revit, Enscape, AutoCAD, Illustrator, SketchUp or similar design software.

If interested in this position please send resume, cover letter and portfolio to Ailee Nelson at Ailee_Nelson@comcast.net

Contact

Ailee Nelson

Ailee_Nelson@comcast.net