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Senior Designer, Environments (8 -10+ Years Experience)

Eight Inc. Eight Inc. Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Jun 8 '18Posted on:
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Senior Designer, Environments - New York
8 - 10+ years experience, Salary negotiable + benefits

Eight Inc. is looking for a Senior Designer of Environments to work in our New York office. This person will be responsible for working directly with both the Principal and Studio Director, developing project designs across our global offices. A Senior Designer will coordinate the work of project teams and consultants, and interface with regulatory agencies as required. In addition, a Senior Designer must be able to evaluate both standard and innovative solutions to design issues, confirm code compliance, and make recommendations. This person will be responsible for managing design presentations, preparing implementation documents, and gauging the progress of the project schedule.

Responsibilities

  • Design for a variety for clients requiring a broad range of experience
  • Collaborate with studio directors and fellow designers to take a project from initial idea to final output
  • Define and develop Schematic creative concepts according to creative brief requirements and the client's objectives
  • Participate in Design Development and prepare concepts for client presentations
  • Prepare fully coordinated Construction Document sets with junior designers
  • Be flexible in design and able to take direction, feedback and observations with a positive attitude
  • Be able to work and liaise across all departments to produce the best response to creative briefs
  • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Report to and review work with the Principal and Studio Director

Qualifications

  • A degree in Architecture or similar field
  • 8 to 10 years of professional experience in a Design or Architecture office
  • Previous Senior Designer title, responsibilities, and demonstrated experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe CS (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Proficiency in Rhino and Cinema 4D a plus
  • Exposure with multidisciplinary design projects
  • Ability to produce conceptual designs
  • Strong technical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to new and complex situations
  • Must have the ability to effectively present ideas (both verbally and visually)
  • Be flexible in design and able to take direction, feedback and observations with a positive attitude
  • Design curious – must be passionate, observant and self-motivated

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About Eight Inc.

Eight Inc. makes extraordinary things that change the way people think, feel and do. Eight Inc. designs for some of the most successful and best loved brands in the world. The company works with global brand giants defining strategies, innovating and designing branded experiences that engage the consumer in relevant, dynamic and meaningful ways. Eight Inc. work crosses traditional disciplines and includes environments, products and communications. This work consistently results in award-winning projects and long-term client relationships such as Apple, Coach, Citibank and Virgin Atlantic Airways.

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