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Design Assistant (Residential Interior Design)

NICOLEHOLLIS NICOLEHOLLIS Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Jan 17 '18Posted on:

The position of Design Assistant contributes to the success of NICOLEHOLLIS, Inc. by assisting in general office and design duties, drafting, sourcing, coordinating, filing library and images.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The primary role of Design Assistant is to assist the designers during the design process by gathering required design materials for projects including:
• Fabric samples, lead time, pricing
• Furniture options, lead time, pricing
• Paint and finish options, preliminary color schemes
• Sketches for custom furniture, pillows, accessories
• Compose mood boards, gather relevant images 
• Draft elevations, floor plans and render presentation drawings

Organize and maintain design library:
• Set up meetings with vendors and present new materials to project team
• Research building materials, furnishings and finishes
• Maintain the fabric library, return samples to design center
• Collect relevant images from magazines and books
• Research new products and materials

Prepare for client meetings and other responsibilities as needed:
• Gather and pack necessary materials and organize the meeting agenda
• Write and revise specifications for furnishings
• Create budgets, schedules and specifications
• Type meeting notes, create project binders

SKILLS:
• Degree in Interior Design 
• Minimum of 2 years interior design experience
• Excellent presentation skills, including space planning and drawing
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT 
• Ability to create a set of construction drawings, specifications and schedule
• Ability to create and manage Excel spreadsheets
• Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
• Knowledge of and/or ability to learn time-keeping and billing software
• Experience selecting and specifying lighting, furnishings, hardware, floor/window coverings, materials, and finishes.
• Ability to interact effectively with the design team on multiple projects
• Experience with purchasing and budgets 
• Knowledge of trade resources and vendors

CORE COMPETENCIES:
• Task Focus: Delivers legendary service to clients and vendors that meets and exceeds expectations.
• Ethics & Integrity: Adheres to NICOLEHOLLIS, Inc. values, beliefs, and principles of innovation and excellence in design. 
• Composure: Remains calm, maintains perspective, and responds in a professional manner when faced with tough situations. 
• Personal Learning: Takes personal responsibility for the continuous learning of new knowledge, skills, and experiences. 
• Dealing with Ambiguity: Able to successfully function during times of uncertainty and changing priorities.
• Decision-Making: Makes keen, timely decisions based on a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment. 
• Interpersonal Savvy: Builds effective relationships with all people--up, down and sideways, inside and outside of NICOLEHOLLIS, Inc.
• Results Oriented: Gets results and achieves goals.

To apply for this position, reply back with your resume, portfolio, and professional references. Phone calls or walk-in applications will not be accepted.

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