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Current Job Postings

Cuningham Group - Interior Designer - Posted 6.23.17

Cuningham Group Job Description

Interior Designer

 

Date:  June 19, 2017

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

Design Students Welcomed!

RSP Architects - Interior Designer - Posted 4-25-2017

Do you believe design can improve lives? That it can increase productivity, engage employees and promote wellbeing? All at the same time? We do. RSP Architects is looking for creative, smart, problem-solvers to join our team. Our ideal candidate is passionate about design, particular about the details and craves collaboration.

Interior Designers lead and collaborate on interiors projects at RSP. An Interior Designer is responsible for protecting the public health, safety and welfare while creating functional and aesthetically pleasing interior environments. They support the lead designer on multiple projects by collaborating on design, product sourcing, presentation preparation, and documents and specification production for various project phases. Interior Designers are responsible and accountable to the Principal-in-Charge or Project Manager for successful projects that deliver quality interior design, meet RSP profit goals and result in a happy client.

Responsibilities include:

  • Meeting the goals and objectives of their projects as approved by the Principal-in-Charge and/or Project Manager
  • Meet all aspects of contract requirements set by the Project Manager
  • Support the design vision and efforts
  • Support all interior aspects of project delivery
  • Building new and future “trusted-partner” relationships in support of successful project delivery
  • Through their example and guidance, are a resource for encouraging their team members’ professional development

What we’re looking for:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in Revit a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of systems furniture
  • Understanding of building codes
  • Ability to create a space plan
  • Experience in proactively communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to travel frequently within the metro area

Education and Experience:

  • 3 years at a corporate architectural firm
  • Professional Interior Design Degree from a CIDA school preferred
  • Experience working in professional interior design studio preferred
  • Completed academic internship required

To apply, please visit http://rsparch.com/career/interior-designer-msp/

Intereum - Interior Designer/Architectural Products - Posted 4-25-2017

Interior Designer / Architectural Products – Join a top Twin Cities Workplace

Plymouth MN 55441 USA

Intereum, located in Plymouth, is Minnesota’s sole certified Herman Miller dealer and a top distributor of Maars movable walls.  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 or architect to join our movable wall 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, clients and construction professionals to develop creative design solutions, generate proposals, construction drawings and 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, accurate site dimensions and budget
  • Stay current with modular wall and millwork products, commercial interior design solutions and trends
  • Present creative design solutions to clients
  • Produce modular wall 2D and 3D drawings and renderings accurate to site and building details
  • Collaborate with clients, architects, general contractors and internal team members, staying involved from project inception through constructions
  • 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 with interior design, wall drawings and floor plans.   Experience preparing shop/construction drawings, working with general contractors and knowledge of modular wall products is highly desired.   A degree in Interior Design or Architecture and intermediate to advanced skills with AutoCAD is 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: modularwall@redseat.com.   For more info, call Red Seat direct at (612)-405-2574.  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.

Intereum - Design Director - Corporate Interior Design Team Leader - Posted 4-21-2017

Design Director – Corporate Interior Design Team Leader

Plymouth MN 55441 USA

Intereum (www.intereum.com), located in Plymouth, is Minnesota’s sole certified Herman Miller dealer. We specialize in delivering environments that inspire work, learning and healing by designing, furnishing and equipping interior spaces.  Our corporate, healthcare and education design teams, together with our modular walls and AV solutions division, make Intereum a leading force in office, healthcare and education space solutions.  What sets us apart is our awesome and hard-working team members who are dedicated to providing best-in-class service in our industry.  For three years in a row, we’ve been recognized as a Star Tribune Top Workplace largely due to our team members.

We seek an experienced Design Director to lead our Corporate Interior Design team.  This leadership position is an excellent opportunity for a design manager who excels in communication, organization and team development in a dynamic environment.  Day to day our Corporate Team Design Director closely collaborates with our Healthcare/Education Design Director, works with our sales department on client presentations, administers budgets and workload, and manages a talented team of Designers.  Specific duties include:

Management

  • Represents the corporate design team at operations meetings
  • Works closely with Healthcare/Education Design Director on resource sharing, cross-departmental initiatives, outsourcing requirements, and other design needs
  • Manages the design budget, analyzes sales projections, oversees project invoicing, deploys design resources and manages team assignments
  • Monitors design hours, budget and timeframes on all projects

Sales & Marketing

  • Represents corporate design department on major corporate sales proposals
  • Creates and presents design estimates, quotes and contracts for large or complex projects; reviews estimates, quotes and contracts ensuring appropriate terms, price and scope

Personnel Development

  • Recruits and hires the best Designers, facilitates training and professional development, coaches and provides direction to design team members and conducts performance reviews
  • Assures maximum staff productivity through prioritizing and coordinating staff schedules and negotiating deadlines to meet client requests/needs.

Process, Quality and Customer Satisfaction

  • Facilitates continuous quality improvement of design processes and procedures
  • Ensures all design procedures and performance, accuracy and productivity standards are implemented  and met
  • Coordinates the interaction between design, sales and operations to develop and maintain the highest quality of service to customers

Highly qualified candidates are experienced interior designers with recent team leadership or design department management experience.  We seek a collaborative, highly organized and polished team leader and communicator for this key position.  Strong design skills including CAD proficiency, prior experience developing and managing RFPs and budgets, and polished presentation skills are required. Our highly productive team of employees 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.

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: director@redseat.com.   For more info, call Red Seat direct at (952)-405-2574.  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.

RSP Architects - Interiors Project Manager - Posted 4-13-2017

Do you believe design can improve lives?  That it can increase productivity, engage employees and promote well-being all at the same time?  We do.  RSP Architects is looking for creative, smart, problem-solvers to join our Corporate Workplace Team.  The 40 members of our Corporate Workplace Team work with Fortune 50 corporate clients to deliver dynamic work-spaces across the globe.  Our ideal candidate is passionate about design, particular about the details and craves collaboration.  You also speak “corporate” and know how to translate a company’s mission into space.

Our national design team is a group of problem-solvers focused on providing some of the firm’s biggest clients with design solutions that address their needs across vast, complex real estate portfolios. This team of project managers, architects, interior designers and technicians specialize in delivering tenant improvement projects with flexible, thoughtful and innovative solutions in a very high-energy and fast paced environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Managing the design delivery of corporate tenant improvement projects across the U.S.
  • Managing high profile, corporate client relationships
  • Developing scope and fees for individual projects
  • Managing staff, project scheduling, work authorization, budgeting and quality control
  • Leading a full service project team by working across all aspects of the design process – including project initiation, programming, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, and construction administration
  • Hire and management of consultants

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must possess strong customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand multiple agendas and create solutions that work for all parties
  • Competency to prioritize effectively and adjust work accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Adept at dealing with multiple projects ranging from simple to very complex
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to travel in the United States

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design or Architecture from an accredited school
  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience required
  • Minimum 2 years project management experience
  • Experience working with corporate clients nationally is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint

http://rsparch.com/career/interior-project-manager-msp/

RSP Architects - Project Interior Designer (Corporate) - Posted 4-13-2017

Do you believe design can improve lives?  That it can increase productivity, engage employees and promote well-being all at the same time?  We do.  RSP Architects is looking for creative, smart, problem-solvers to join our Corporate Workplace Team.  The 40 members of our Corporate Workplace Team work with Fortune 50 corporate clients to deliver dynamic work-spaces across the globe.  Our ideal candidate is passionate about design, particular about the details and craves collaboration.  You also speak “corporate” and know how to translate a company’s mission into space.

Our team is currently looking for an experienced Project Interior Designer. The Project Interior Designer is responsible for interpreting, organizing and executing the conceptual design of a project as well as utilizing creativity, foresight and judgment to meet project requirements and objectives through project completion, as well as leading and collaborating with the team in all phases of an Interiors project including: programming, schematic design, design development, construction documentation and construction administration.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Fiscal Responsibility: responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of their projects as approved by the Principal-in-Charge and/or Project Manager
  • Contract Management: responsible to meet all aspects of contract requirements set by the Project Manager; and also work with marketing to prepare proposals and interview strategies
  • Design: leads and/or executes the design vision and efforts
  • Project Delivery: responsible for all interior aspects of project delivery
  • Relationship Management/ Business Development: responsible for building new and future “trusted-partner” relationships in support of successful project delivery
  • Leadership: through example and guidance, act as a resource for encouraging their team members’ professional development

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign, SketchUp and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated understanding of FF&E selection and specification
  • High level of space planning skill
  • Highly skilled in preparing design and presentation documents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Professional Degree in Interior Design
  • Minimum of 5 years Interior Design experience in a commercial architectural/design firm preferred
  • NCIDQ/CID Required

http://rsparch.com/career/project-interior-designer-msp/

BWBR - Interior Designer - Posted 4-13-2017

BWBR, one of the largest and oldest firms in the Midwest providing architectural, interior design, and planning services, is looking for an Interior Designer to join our office in St. Paul.

We’re a firm of mission-driven individuals who enjoy working on complex projects for organizations in the health care, higher education, high tech, recreation, office and secure environment markets. You would add to our culture by bringing an innovative, inquisitive, and collaborative spirit that views design as both a tool to help our clients achieve their goals and an outcome that helps our clients stand apart.

As the ideal team member, you will bring creativity, professionalism, and energy to the position. Working in an environment that encourages collaboration requires an individual with a positive spirit who can juggle multiple priorities and balance both short-term deadlines with long-term projects.   

Desired attributes include:

·         Ability to thrive in a team environment

·         Excellent planning and design skills

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Excellent organizational skills

·         Experience and interest in a variety of building types

·         Proficiency in Revit documentation required

·         SketchUp knowledge beneficial

·         Related undergraduate degree

·         Entry level to 3 years of experience

BWBR pays close attention to individual strengths and is committed to continually fostering growth opportunities for our staff.  Our size offers the opportunity to be engaged in small projects as well as large and complex building types in our core markets.  We offer a comprehensive benefits program as well as a profit sharing and 401(k) salary deferral plan.

We believe a healthy work culture is a culture that promotes health and wellness beyond your work. The diverse and dynamic interests of those who work here provide opportunities, both organized and impromptu, for individual pursuits and exploration. Click here to learn more about our culture.

BWBR offers a vibrant, professional office setting in the Lawson Commons Building in downtown, conveniently served by multiple bus routes and offering various parking options.  With an office of more than 150 people, we provide a work environment designed to engage, empower, and enhance both those we work for and those we work with.

EEO/W/M/Veteran/Disability

If interested, please apply online at: http://www.bwbr.com/careers/

McDonald - Remodeling Sales/Design - Posted 3-27-2017

Sales/Design Person
McDonald Remodeling is looking for a professional sales associate to join our team.

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the construction business (This is not an entry-level position)
  • Effective communication and attention to detail
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Confident in their design skills when working with a diverse clientele

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and develop sales leads, nurturing the prospect through the sales process, and closing sales
  • Facilitate design options with clients
  • Deliver sound estimates
  • Maintain a positive relationship with clients, sub-contractors and partners

We offer a very competitive base salary plus commission. If you’re interested in joining our award winning company with a successful team of dedicated craftsmen, email your resume to info@mcdonaldremodeling.com or call 651.554.1234 with questions.

Parameters, Ltd. - Account Manager - Posted 3-27-2017

Job Brief
We are looking for a passionate Account Manager who will partner with and ensure the long-term success of our customers.

You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with your portfolio of customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders.  You will be a liaison between customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs.

 

General Job Description

Business Development:

  • Work with Business Development Manager to find and close new business.
  • Collaborate with team on responses to RFP’s and other possible new working relationships.
  • Prepare and lead presentations to prospective clients.
  • Develop a plan to win.

Account Management:

  • Operate as the single point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers.
  • Identify potential sales and business opportunities within the account and work with the team to develop the opportunity.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships.
  • Retain and further develop certain house accounts as assigned.
  • Creatively think quickly to help clients develop a vision or solution.
  • Know the products you sell so that you can effectively suggest solutions.
  • Work with other internal team members to communicate intent and scope of project.
  • Communicate with design and install teams by effectively utilizing necessary worksheets.
  • Involve Designer and other team members in relevant meetings.
  • Work with team members to refine typicals, value engineer and to create necessary specifications.
  • Review CAP specifications and import into CORE to create proposals and orders, or work directly with Project Coordinator as needed.
  • Work with installation contractors to solicit quotes and review, as necessary, with Installation Manager.
  • Monitor manufacturer’s orders to ensure a timely delivery and installation according to the project or client schedule.
  • Time management- understanding and executing key initiatives required to complete a project.
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise on projects and work with client or team to resolve.
  • Conclude projects to ensure that all punch list items are addressed, resolved and closed out.

Key Reporting/Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to David Haines and Lauri Bolin
  • Works with Business Development, Project Coordinators, Designers, Installation Manager, Sales Assistants, Accounting

Key Results Expected:

  • High customer satisfaction.
  • Retention of customers that buy from Parameters.
  • Revenue and Profit targets achieved or exceeded.

Education and Experience:
At least five years of experience in the office furniture industry is required. Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or equivalent experience.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed, with the ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Builds constructive and effective relationships with customers and coworkers.
  • Committed to meeting customer needs in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Listens actively and attentively.
  • Remains calm under pressure.
  • Diplomatic.

Competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Dependability & Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Job Knowledge and Skill Application
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Sales Revenue

Send resume to David Haines: davidh@parameters.com
No phone calls, please.

CliqStudios - Kitchen Designers - Posted 3-23-2017

CliqStudios is a design studio like you’ve never seen before and you can be a part of it! We are America’s largest kitchen design studio and we manufacture and sell high quality semi-custom cabinets directly to consumers on the internet. We are a fast-growing company fueled with the energy, drive and passion of our employees who believe coming to work should be fun, engaging and profitable.

We are currently seeking a Kitchen Designers to join our Design Studio located in Minneapolis. As a Designer, you will use your designing skills and your creativity to help your customers build the designer kitchen of their dreams.

As a part of your Designer responsibilities, you will:

  • Connect with customers over the phone, through email, and web chat to understand their remodeling needs and guide them through the design and purchasing process
  • Apply your creative space planning and designing skills to create beautiful kitchen designs
  • Create kitchen design presentation packets using 2020 Design Software
  • Advise your customers: answer questions about product, technical specifications, design trends, and space planning
  • Identify and develop sales leads, nurturing the prospect through the sales process, and closing sales
  • Develop a sales pipeline of potential customers
  • Strive to exceed target revenue goals and exceed threshold revenue goals
  • Use your persuasive selling skills to close cabinet sales and suggest cabinet upgrades and accessories
  • Maintain accurate documentation of sales activity and maintain customer records in the CRM software
  • Help build a positive, open culture that encourages and rewards cooperation and collaboration
  • Other duties as assigned

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2 or 4-year degree in Interior Design / Kitchen/Bath Design or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience designing and selling Kitchens and Baths
  • An engaging personality and strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to handle a variety of customer situations with enthusiasm and tact
  • Great organization skills and the ability to focus on multiple projects
  • The ability to see project through from conception to sale
  • Previous use of 2020 or equivalent design software (Revit, Chief Architect, Auto CAD)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Especially Excel and Outlook

Why choose CliqStudios?

  • With us, you won’t have to go searching for clients, they will come to you in the comfort of a design studio!
  • A better place to work: Our team includes experts from many different backgrounds and experience levels. We believe the strength of highly skilled and talented individuals will drive our growth, and we rely on each other, share best practices and encourage collaboration!
  • We are an EOE employer and we offer a fun and dynamic work environment and a balanced work schedule (no work required on weekends).
  • Our salaries are competitive. We offer full medical and dental benefits, paid time off, 401K match, and we are closed on major holidays!

www.cliqstudios.com/careers

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