Jill Soffer Design is a contemporary interior design company focusing on luxury interiors and sustainable design practices. We are a boutique firm based in Santa Monica, CA. Proximity to our office is necessary for F2F collaboration.
We are currently seeking a candidate with a BA or MA degree in architecture from a top-rated school and 3-5 years minimum professional experience with high-end residential projects, custom furniture design and fabrication. A practical knowledge of green building practices and sustainable materials is required. Candidates must have a passion for design, excellent interpersonal abilities, strong communication and organizational skills and enjoy working in an intimate studio environment.
Work collaboratively with Principal on interior plans, elevations and 3D modeling of rooms and furnishings
Produce design and construction documents
Collaborate on custom furniture drawings and construction
5 years experience in residential design
Very computer savvy with 3-5 years of heavy experience in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, Adobe Suite, 3D presentation software and Photoshop
Solid understanding of architectural and furnishings materials (wood, tile, stone, metal, textiles, leather). Knowledge of how to detail plans, elevations, construction details, site elements, lighting and interior components of a project
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Effective with clients, contractors and suppliers
Proficient with MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Pro-active, collaborative attitude and a working method that organizes tasks on written lists and establishes clear priorities for daily, weekly and monthly tasks
Advanced working knowledge of the custom fabrication process
Familiarity with contemporary styles, trends and products, with the intent to move beyond what’s current
Strong attention to details and accuracy
This is currently a contract position, with eventual possibility for full-time employment or collaboration.
To apply, please send:
A brief cover letter expressing your interest in our firm and giving an overview of your architectural and design experience in all past roles
Résumé clearly outlining past experience and responsibilities