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Product Designer

Megan Grehl Megan Grehl Diversity Badge Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Nov 3 '20Posted on:
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Megan Grehl is an international design collective founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 2014. The practice specializes both in architectural and interior design, with experience ranging from boutique commercial spaces to bespoke residences.  Our work has been featured in Architectural Digest US and China, ELLE Decor, and as a winner on Bravo's Best Room Wins design competition show.  With projects located internationally, we have work in New York City, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Shanghai, Italy, and the French Alps.  Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies and high-end private clients to hoteliers and restaurant owners.  To view our work, visit us at https://www.megangrehl.com.

Our firm is gaining success quickly since we started in 2014, so this is a great opportunity to rise with us as we grow. We are seeking a designer who has strong graphic design skills, product design skills, and project management experience.  You must have an entrepreneurial mindset, be able to work independently, and have the ability to thrive in a small office setting. 

Technical Qualifications

  • At least 2 years experience in Interior Design / Interior Architecture (Residential Projects and Product Design) 

  • Degree in Product Design, Interior Design or equivalent 

  • Extremely proficient in SketchUp, Rhino, AutoCad, and Adobe Suite. Any additional 3D model software is a plus (Revit, Maya, etc)

  • Proficient in 3D rendering including Enscape and VRay (Lumion is a plus) 

  • Strong graphic design skills and proficient knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop and illustrator.

  • Strong product design skills - strong knowledge of materiality and detailing.

  • Strong drafting skills and knowledge of construction details

Personal Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills (Additional language speaking is a plus)

  • Excellent time-management and follow-up skills

  • Professional phone manner and email drafting skills

  • Ability to work under pressure and multitask 

  • Independent attitude 

  • Must have legal work status in the United States. 

Experience Required in:

  • Project management

  • Managing deadlines and budgets

  • All phases of the Design Process – From Pre-Design through Construction Documents and Construction Administration 

  • Client presentations

  • Procurement

All candidates considered for this role will be required to complete 3 screening tests.  These 3 tests will take roughly 16 hours (or 2 working days) to complete.  They will cover the following areas:

  • Technical SketchUp and AutoCad proficiency

  • Graphic design and layout abilities using Adobe Suite

  • Product design knowledge related to materiality and detailing

Perks of the Position:

  • Direct interactions with design principal and clients

  • Personal style consultation for client presentations

  • Travel to job sites

  • Annual team bonding trip (Covid-allowing)

 

This is a full-time position with salary commensurate with experience and studio structure. The team is currently working from home for the foreseeable future, but the candidate needs to be available in the NYC and/or Miami area to make site visits.  Please email cover letters, CVs and portfolios in PDF form only to info@megangrehl.com.


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