Interior Designer II

EwingCole EwingCole Employer:
Irvine, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Sep 13 '18Posted on:

Job Description:

EwingCole is looking for an ambitious and energetic Interior Designer II with 5 years of experience to join and grow within our dynamic Irvine team. The Interior Designer II position entails leading the interior design effort of small-scaled projects as well as assisting a lead interior designer with the design of larger projects.  The Interior Designer II has obtained their NCIDQ certification or is pursuing it (required within 1 year).  The designer is responsible for developing conceptual design and evolving these concepts with the selection and detailing of finish materials and furnishings. This position coordinates its work with other disciplines in the production of drawings and construction documents which fulfill the design concept, meet the client's expectations and the firm's goals of design excellence, financial viability and quality service. The Interior Design II position receives technical, budgetary, managerial and design guidance on critical issues, new concepts and policy requirements.

Job Duties:

  • Schematic Design and Design Development
    • Conduct / verify programming with clients (as required by project type)
    • Work with the project manager and the architectural project designer (and lead interior designer) in creating interior environments which serve the client’s goals and responds to their desired spatial needs, image and aesthetic requirements
    • Develop code compliant designs
    • Develop schematic fundamental design reports
    • Select appropriate finish materials and furnishings
    • Prepare furniture budgets
    • Develop presentation materials including 3d renderings
    • Lead and participate in design presentations to the client
    • Participate in the projects’ in-house design review presentations
    • Collaborate with lighting designer to develop lighting concepts and initial fixture selection
    • Coordinate work with other disciplines
    • Supervise less experienced designers in above tasks
  • Construction Documents
    • Collaborate with the design team in articulating design principles that help govern the detailing phase of the project
    • Execute and enhance the design intent while preparing the construction documents
    • Work with architecture and the engineering disciplines to ensure a consistent development of the project towards the design concepts established in earlier phases
    • Develop project and furniture specifications and other technical requirements of projects
    • Supervise less experienced designers in above tasks
  • Construction Administration
    • Prepare submittal responses, shop drawing review and construction site visits
    • Prepare interiors and furniture punch lists
    • Work with the technical team in preparing construction phase design directives
  • Marketing
    • Assist market segment leaders and the marketing department in the preparation of design documents and presentation materials
    • Assist in the development of fees for proposals
    • Participate in interviews for potential project work
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Science in Interior Design.
  • 5 years of experience with interior design, some of which is in healthcare or science and technology
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, REVIT Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Excellent conceptual skills and understanding of interior architecture.
  • Polished skills in client design visioning sessions and presentations.
  • Complete knowledge of interior architectural detailing.
  • Comprehensive understanding of finish materials and their application.

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