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Current Job Postings

Daybreak Interior Design - Design Assistant - Posted 7.11.17

Daybreak Interior Design is a residential design studio seeking to fill following position:

Design Assistant

 

  • Full time position
  • Assist with all aspects of interior design, design documentation and project administration
  • Keep library materials filed and updated
  • Assist with marketing tasks
  • Interior design degree from an accredited college program and experience with Revit software required

 

Please send resume to kristen@daybreakinteriordesign.com

 

Kristen Mengelkoch

Cuningham Group - Interior Designer - Posted 6.23.17

Cuningham Group Job Description

Interior Designer

 

Location:  Minneapolis

 

Cuningham Group, an award-winning architecture firm with 10 offices around the world, is seeking Interior Designers in our Minneapolis office. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, portfolio and cover letter detailing their experience to: HR@cuningham.com.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Cuningham Group Architecture is seeking a mid-level interior designer who is enthusiastic and independently driven within a very collaborative work environment.  Creativity is a must and experience within the field of education/not-for-profit is requested.  We do offer services to several other market segments so project diversification is a plus.

 

SPECIFIC TASKS

  • Strong Concept Design Development including programming, space planning, design concept and 3D spatial development
  • Schematic and Design Development
  • Construction Documents not limited to finish plans and specifications
  • FF&E budgets, selections and specifications
  • Construction Administration
  • Project, client and team management and leadership
  • Coordination with consultants
  • Project fee budgets
  • Marketing proposals and interviews

 

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-15 years of related experience as outlined under “Essential Duties” above
  • CID or NCIDQ certification
  • Proficient in Revit, including 3D modeling
  • Must also be comfortable in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
  • Comfortable working in a friendly, yet dynamic work environment
  • Knowledge of codes, products and materials relevant to project types

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW

At Cuningham Group, we strive for excellence by aligning the skills, talents and energies of a diverse group of people. Our team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture where dynamic, self-motivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal: great sustainable design.

 

In describing our firm, we like to use words like passionate, collaborative and unpretentious. We can genuinely say that we love what we do, and we provide an environment to have fun doing it! Every day we expect to work hard and laugh often. We are ready to create and innovate. Our shared enthusiasm for design, communication, mentoring, managing, volunteering, teaching (and all things we excel at individually and collectively) allow Cuningham Group to be consistently ranked among the top firms in the industry.

 

Benefits and salaries are competitive. Cuningham Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Rypen - Design Specialist - Posted 6.15.17

Rypen is a furniture and lighting design firm seeking to fill a full-time Design Specialist position in our growing company based here in Minneapolis. This mid-level position will work to develop new business relationships through prospecting, referrals, hosting events and lunches in our exciting new showroom, visiting and presenting to architect and design firms, networking and cold calling. This sales role will work with retail clients and the Design Professional community, promoting many exciting products and services to ensure client satisfaction from execution of sale through project completion.

 

Rypen is fast-paced and requires someone who is flexible, easily approachable, highly organized, possesses strong analytical skills, and is comfortable working with multiple teams, customers, partners, and management.

Our studio and showroom is located in the arts district in NE Minneapolis. We like to have fun, work hard, and create a great online shopping experience for our customers and designers.

Key Responsibilities:

– General customer service and project management

– Develop solutions that satisfy the client while promoting products and services

– Identify ongoing sales opportunities

– Qualify client needs, budget and time constraints

– PR / marketing / event planning

– Trade show representation and execution

– Some travel is involved and expected with this role

 

Requirements:

– Excellent written and oral communication skills

– Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills

– Ability to multi-task and to work both independently and as part of a team

– Extremely dependable and willing to see things through

– A loyal and trust-worthy contributor to the team

– Bachelor’s Degree or one to two year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

– Experience or ability with sales, customer service and CRM tools

– Knowledge of mulitiple manufacturer’s product and application, proven sales ability and general understanding of business practices, pricing and discounting

– Must be assertive, flexible, detail oriented, personable and have a strong sense of urgency

– Must be self-motivated and have strong interpersonal skills and ability to successfully present products, services, and develop professional relationships.

– Good attitude!

 

Compensation & Benefits:

– Competitive compensation

– Healthcare Benefits

– Flexible vacation and sick days

– Work environment that emphasizes collaboration, community, fun, and creativity

– Relaxed dress code

– Discounts on shopping!

 

Job Type: Full-time
Reply To: careers@rypen.com

Intereum - Commerical Interior Designer - Posted 6.09.17

Commercial Interior Designer – Join a top Twin Cities Workplace

 

Plymouth MN 55441 USA

 

Intereum, located in Plymouth, is Minnesota’s sole certified Herman Miller dealer.  We deliver environments that inspire work, learning and healing by designing, furnishing and equipping interior spaces to businesses. What sets us apart is our awesome and hard-working team, who are dedicated to providing best-in-class service in our industry.  For the second year in a row, we were voted by our employees to Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces.

 

We seek an experienced interior designer to join our Commercial Interior Design team.  This highly detailed and fast paced position is an excellent opportunity for a designer who excels in communication, attention to detail and complexity in a dynamic environment.  Day to day our designers work with our sales team and clients to develop a creative design solution, generate proposals, detailed floor plans and product specifications.   Specific duties include:

 

– Work with clients and sales team to define project goals and objectives

– Gather project scope of work, schedule and budget

– Evaluate furniture options thru block plans and typicals

– Stay current with commercial interior design solutions and trends

– Present creative design solutions to clients

– Produce furniture 3D drawings and renderings

– Create overall furniture floor plans, shop drawings and final specifications

– Prepare installation documents

– Review and ensure all specifications and plans are accurate for order entry

– Maintain accurate project documentation and timesheets

– Assist in final project walk thru / punch list

 

Qualified candidates are experienced commercial interior designers.  We require intermediate to advanced AutoCAD proficiency. Revit and SketchUp skills desired, but not required.  Our highly productive team of designers share company core values that include: Positive Can-Do Attitude, Quality Driven Throughout, Do the Right Thing, Continuous Improvement, Responsive and Plays Well with Others.  This collaborative position combines technical design with internal and external client management, requiring polished communication skills in managing expectations.

 

Intereum offers an employee-focused workplace, hosting monthly all-employee get-togethers and quarterly outings.  Our philosophy toward continuous improvement and an engaged leadership style that encourages creativity and empowerment, make an enviable environment poised for continued growth.  We offer a competitive industry salary and full benefits.  Interested applicants please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat.  Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process. Forward resumes to: intereum@redseat.com.   For more info, call Red Seat direct at (651)-317-9211.  We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days.

 

 

Intereum is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

Intereum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

BKV Group - Interior Designer 5-10+ Years - Posted 6.07.17

BKV Group seeks talented Interior Design Professional with 5-10+ years of experience to join our Minneapolis office. The candidate must have well-rounded interior design experience in all aspects of strategic planning, design, documentation, and management with leading edge, commercial/corporate and government clients.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Plans, coordinates and manages the project process for small to mid-scale projects including budget/scope and schedule.
  • Represents the project or practice as the primary contact for client interaction.
  • Confers with client to determine program requirements.  Designer works with client to understand function, equipment, FFE and any other factors that will affect the planning of the project interiors.
  • Develops Visioning package for client to establish aesthetic direction and Interior Design Concepts for the project. Designer to communicate vision through use of imagery, renderings, and concept designs. Communicates Visioning package to project lead for review.
  • Integrates findings with knowledge of interior design and formulates environmental plan to be practical, esthetic, and conducive to intended purposes such as raising productivity.
  • Works with project lead to determine scope of plan development. Uses program knowledge to develop functional and innovative environment that will enhance the experience for the occupant.
  • Advises client on appropriate finish and material selections and implement on overall design palette that support the aesthetic goals, budget and functionality of the project.
  • Renders design ideas in the form of 3D renderings, rendered elevations and floor plans to communicate design to owner. Reviews presentation material with Project Lead prior to submitting to owner.
  • Selects or designs and specs furnishings, art work, and accessories. Assists owner in procurement of furniture as required.
  • Oversees productions of documents for bidding. Coordinates with other disciplines for quality assurance, technical accuracy and completeness. Reviews work of junior design staff on project for quality assurance. Coordinates with Project lead to finalize scope of Interiors Construction documents.
  • Maintains appropriate records and files on assigned projects.
  • Maintains a free flow of communications with the Project Lead and other staff members relative to the activities on assigned projects.
  • Develop and implement a personal development program that will insure future personal growth and development within BKV Group and the industry.
  • Receives project direction from the Project Lead and Interior Design Partner.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year degree BS in Interior Design from an accredited college or university or equivalent.
  • Professional Interior Design registration, licensed (CID).
  • Experience/proficient with Revit, SketchUp, Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Sustainable design experience based on LEED criteria is a plus.
  • Fluent in writing, reading and speaking the English language.
  • Must have ability to write reports and business correspondence. Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients and the general public.

 

With excellent benefits, competitive salaries and constant opportunities for national growth, BKV Group gives you the tools to realize your creativity. If you have an interest in working with a diverse group of talented architects and designers, creating exciting environments, enjoy collaboration and challenges; we’d like to talk with you. Please submit your resume, a cover letter and work samples to hr@bkvgroup.com.

 

EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer

Studio BV - Interior Designer - Posted 5.30.17

Studio BV is seeking a mid-level designer for our team!  Studio BV is a multidisciplinary design firm, which affords us the unique perspective of working on projects on varies scales and through myriad lenses. We design to accelerate change in culture, communities and action. We began this studio to remake what a design firm can be. If you want to shift your point of view and rethink the way design is delivered, come work with us. The designer will work with design team, working on creating design concepts, defining programming needs, conceptual design, schematic design, and design development. Resolves complex technical and design issues, develops design presentations, has extensive visualization skills. Outstanding graphic presentation skills Revit skills are highly valued and a Knowledge of Adobe CS, SketchUp, and Rhino, 3D Modeling Skills Required.  Please submit work samples along with your resume and cover letter. 5-8  years’ experience preferred.

 

Contact Information:    Betsy Vohs
Contact Phone:    651-335-3455
Contact Email:    betsy@studio-b-v.com

Senior Lifestyle Design - Full-Time Interior design Assistant - Posted 5.19.2017

Overview

Senior Lifestyle Design, the interior design company of Presbyterian Homes & Services is seeking a Full-Time Interior Design Assistant to join its team of Designers with specialized experience in designing senior living environments.

Senior Lifestyle Design (SLD), in partnership with Presbyterian Homes & Services works collaboratively designing new senior living communities and renovating existing communities for Presbyterian Homes & Services and for other organizations around the country.

Please consider joining our team in providing compassionate and high quality care and services within a caring Christian environment.

Responsibilities

The primary function of the Design Assistant is to provide services encompassing research, development, and implementation of plans and designs of interior environments, and to improve the quality of life, increase productivity, and protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents in senior living and health care environments.

The Design Assistant works collaboratively with Senior Lifestyle Design staff, Senior Housing Partners development staff, and architectural team members.

Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design.
  • 1-3 years of work experience with emphasis in designing senior living environments.
  • Working towards Certified Interior Designer certification.
  • Competent in Design Development with specifying appropriate products for the client’s needs.
  • Must have flexibility, personal integrity, and ability to work effectively with design staff, development staff and architectural team.
  • Ability to write accurate and specific specifications.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency including AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, and other common computer programs.
  • Must be a team player, willing to take direction and accept responsibility for meeting specified objectives.
  • Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within specific timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

Send cover letter, resumé, and complete job application on the Presbyterian Homes & Services website www.preshomes.org  under the Career tab. Presbyterian Homes & Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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General Office Products - Account Executive - Posted 5-17-17
  • JOB TITLE: Account Executive
  • STATUS: Full-Time Exempt Sales
  • DEPARTMENT:  Sales
  • HOURS:  M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, additional hours as needed.
  • REPORTS TO: VP of Sales
  • LOCATION:  St. Louis Park

 

Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, exciting work environment?  Do you enjoy building new relationships and searching for new business opportunities?  Do you love to be connected and leverage technology to help you reach your goals?

 

General Office Products, a reputable, design-focused leader in the contract interiors industry is currently seeking a highly creative and ambitious person to strategically promote furniture solutions and services to corporate clients.  The primary role of an Account Executive is to generate revenue by developing relationships with end users and market influencers, as well as, ensure an outstanding customer experience from the initial design process through project completion.

 

We are searching for the best, brightest talent – not necessarily the most seasoned.  The ideal candidate will be hungry to learn, to grow, and to build their business skills through hands-on experiences in a fun, challenging industry.  We offer a highly competitive compensation/benefits package and flexible work environment.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Development: Builds strong professional networks that lead to future sales opportunities.  Develops relationships with key sales partners such as architecture & design firms, commercial real estate companies, building contractors, etc.  Participates in industry events and appropriately reflects the GOP brand in the community.
  • Customer Relationship Management:  Identifies, approaches and develops trusted relationships with key customer contacts and accounts.  Works closely with clients through each stage of the process to manage expectations and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Consultative Selling:  Manages sales effort at every stage in a long-cycle sales process.  Identifies customer requirements and ensures proposed solutions meet or exceed them.  Creates selling strategies and advances the opportunity with each sales call. Delivers presentations effectively and closes sales opportunities.
  • Project Leadership: Leads the team to develop proposals that meet or exceed customer expectations.  Clearly defines deliverables/timelines and delegates responsibility. Follows up to ensure projects are completed on time and to quality expectations.
  • Professional & Product Knowledge:  Continually develops professional selling skills, as well as, key product knowledge.  Learns Steelcase’s workplace research concepts and builds them into selling strategies.  Seeks out client and industry information to provide forward-thinking solutions to clients.
  • Sales Planning & Administration:  Develops an annual business plan.  Continually updates and utilizes CRM system.  Provides timely and accurate sales forecasts.

 

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Advising Sales Management of activities by a weekly sales or call report and regularly scheduled review meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design, business administration, marketing or a related field
  • One to two years of related work experience preferred: commercial office furniture, architecture & design commercial real estate, construction, or marketing
  • Excellent written, technical and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license and ownership of a car
  • Good organizational and time management skills

 

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in the contract interiors industry
  • Familiar with Steelcase furniture solutions
  • Knowledge of Hedberg, Microsoft Office and Social Networks

 

Interested candidates please email us at hr@gopco.com or go to our website at www.gopco.com

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Shea, Inc. - Interior Designer (corporate) - Posted 5-17-17

Shea, Inc. is looking to fill two interior design positions—one hospitality-focused, and one more focused on corporate work. Candidates should be highly motivated, thrive in a collaborative environment, and have strong time-management skills, excellent design and presentation skills, and the ability to multitask.

 

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be the interior designer on multiple projects and collaborate with the design director on design, work on product sourcing, preparing presentations, material and FF&E selections/specification, production of construction drawings and work with the project manager/project architect on construction administration tasks.

Specific duties will include:

  • Working in a team environment, always striving towards the common goal of a successful project
  • Initiation and collaboration on conceptual design and design development
  • Produce technical plans and documentation, utilizing Revit and/or Auto CAD
  • Lead and assist in selection, research and specification of all furnishings, fixtures, accessories, finishes and lighting
  • Produce/collaborate on presentations and computer generated renderings, utilizing Revit or Sketch Up and Adobe Suite.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design. NCIDQ certified is beneficial.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to collaborate
  • Team-player attitude
  • Must be able to drive specific direction to self and a team while applying common sense and motivation so as not to hold up timelines
  • Flexibility in work schedule. Overtime is sometimes necessary when working on deadline-driven projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite required. Experience in Sketch Up, Revit or other modeling programs a plus
  • Experience with Revit in a documentation environment

 

Send cover letter, samples, and resumé to heathers@sheadesign.com. No phone calls/agency calls please. Shea is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Shea, Inc. - Interior Designer (hospitality) - Posted 5-17-17

Shea, Inc. is looking to fill two interior design positions—one hospitality-focused, and one more focused on corporate work. Candidates should be highly motivated, thrive in a collaborative environment, and have strong time-management skills, excellent design and presentation skills, and the ability to multitask.

 

Job Description:

Successful candidates will be the interior designer on multiple projects and collaborate with the design director on design, work on product sourcing, preparing presentations, material and FF&E selections/specification, production of construction drawings and work with the project manager/project architect on construction administration tasks.

 

Specific duties will include:

  • Working in a team environment, always striving towards the common goal of a successful project
  • Initiation and collaboration on conceptual design and design development
  • Produce technical plans and documentation, utilizing Revit and/or Auto CAD
  • Lead and assist in selection, research and specification of all furnishings, fixtures, accessories, finishes and lighting
  • Produce/collaborate on presentations and computer generated renderings, utilizing Revit or Sketch Up and Adobe Suite.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design. NCIDQ certified is beneficial.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willingness to collaborate
  • Team-player attitude
  • Must be able to drive specific direction to self and a team while applying common sense and motivation so as not to hold up timelines
  • Flexibility in work schedule. Overtime is sometimes necessary when working on deadline-driven projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite required. Experience in Sketch Up, Revit or other modeling programs a plus
  • Experience with Revit in a documentation environment

 

Send cover letter, samples, and resumé to heathers@sheadesign.com. No phone calls/agency calls please. Shea is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Architex and Lou Reid + Associates - Sales Assistant/Customer Support - Posted 5-9-2017

This position would be perfect for an organized professional or student looking for a flexible part time position in the contract interior design industry. We are a manufacturers rep firm looking for a sales assistant/ customer support position, 4 days a week, apx. 25-30 hours.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate would be organized, flexible, self motivated, interested in the commercial interior design industry, have basic computer skills and a great attitude!

Job responsibilities include: showroom organization, ordering and distributing samples, create social media and marketing materials as well as displays and textile schemes.

We look forward to your inquiry, for more information please contact:

Wendy Reid
wendy@architex.biz
952-933-1332 #2

Arc-Com - Sales Assistant - Part-Time - Posted 5-2-2017

Arc-Com’s Sales Representative, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota,is seeking a part time assistant (approximately 25-30 hours per week)to help her with customer service and responsibilities related to commercial textile and wallcovering sales.  This Individual will work from their own home and should be located in Minneapolis.  Hours are flexible.

Requirements:

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the Commercial Interior Design Industry.
  • Must be a versatile, self-motivated individual who pays close attention to detail.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.
  • Eager to stay current on industry trends.
  • Excellent computer and technical skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service- Respond to customer questions, pricing and quote requests, samples requests.
  • Maintain and follow up on sample requests.
  • Create textile displays for Interior Design firms.
  • Create marketing materials.
  • Create email blasts and social networking posts on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Troubleshoot issues with computer, tablet, phone, and printer.

For additional information contact:

Becky Zimmerman
email: bzimmerman@arc-com.com
c: 952.892.5179

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