Associate (10+ Years of Experience Required)


JOB SUMMARY

 

The Associate Designer evaluates, selects, and manages multiple design teams in a self directed manner in all aspects of the interior design process within an established budget, schedule, site and

programmatic requirements. The ideal candidate will provide structured and effective leadership to maintain a positive studio environment while serving as a primary point of interface with clients

and project stakeholders.

 

EDUCATION

 

Bachelor/ Master’s Degree from a CIDA accredited Interior Design program or NAAB accredited Architecture program

 

QUALIFICATIONS

o   Minimum 10 years of experience in broad range of hospitality and residential Interior Design

o   Current registration with NCIDQ or state architectural licensing board strongly preferred

o   Experience with LEED® projects, LEED® AP certification preferred

o   Expert knowledge of construction materials, Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) specifications/providers, particularly as applicable to the hospitality industry

o   Knowledge of building codes, standards and building systems and structures

o   Broad experience with the entire project lifecycle, through post‐occupancy

o   Experience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teams

o   Experience maintaining and developing long lasting client relationships

o   Professional verbal and written business communication skills

o   Proficient in AutoCAD, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, and Project

o   Knowledge of SketchUp and Revit is desirable

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

o   Assists senior management in leading the design studio and providing comprehensive project management

o   Reports directly to senior management and contributes to the general direction of the firm

o   Identifies studio project and staffing needs and assists in development of the firm

o   Supervises and mentors design staff and provides career development

o   Manages design direction for review by senior management and implementation by project teams

o   Oversees the selection of FF&E materials, space planning and programming developed by Senior Designer

o   Responsible for quality control for schematic design, design development and construction documents, and FF&E specification phases prepared by design teams

o   Maintains existing client contacts and actively builds new client contacts and industry relationships

o   Acts as client contact for project management and contractual related items

o   Leads client presentations and meetings with senior management, sometimes without

o   Participates in industry events, forums, and conferences as required

 

Please submit resumes to resumes@simeonedeary.com.