Archinect

Designer

Insidesource Insidesource Employer:
San Carlos, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Apr 15 '22Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Job Summary

Collaborate with Strategic Accts Account Management team to represent the technical and/or the creative design process in meetings, presentations, and strategic selling scenarios. Contribute to company-wide peer group meetings focused on trends, project reviews, and development of best practice

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Including but not limited to:

    • In collaboration with the Account Management team, identify the scope of work and design intent/approach
    • Assist Account Management team in developing project design approach and identify furniture solutions for assigned projects
    • Create and update design development packages (including multiple product options per area, fabric/finish coordination/selection, lead time sensitivity, and budgetary/price point observance) for assigned projects
    • Perform onsite architectural field verifications/dimensions and update floor plans (via AutoCAD/Revit) as needed
    • Align ancillary furniture specifications and counts to technical design drawings for accuracy and consistency
    • Review vendor shop drawings to ensure correct integration within project space and adherence to design intent prior to client review and approval
    • Generate thorough, accurate, and timely final product specifications (including stated lead times and freight/shipping costs) for proposal creation including final review of specifications to ensure accuracy and adherence to original design intent
    • Seek out new trends in workplace design, changes in building codes and product design to be disseminated throughout the Design Department
    • Technical Design
       
    • In collaboration with Account Management team, identify the scope of work and design intent/approach
    • Generate space plans and test fits for furniture layouts
    • Provide occupancy and furniture piece counts
    • Maintain current AutoCAD/Revit backgrounds and updates as needed
    • Application and/or generation of furniture symbols/blocks/families in AutoCAD/Revit
    • Identify dimensioned power/signal placement locations on furniture layouts and room types
    • Generate numbering plans applying industry standards or customer designated nomenclature
    • Generate thorough, accurate, and timely final product specifications for proposal creation including final review of specifications to ensure accuracy and adherence to original design intent
    • Provide complete drawings and detailed furniture plans throughout the project life span – from block plan to typical development to installation documents
    • Perform onsite architectural field verifications/dimensions and update floor plans (via AutoCAD/Revit) as needed

Skills/Knowledge Required

    • AutoCAD and Revit proficiency required, and CAP/CAP Worksheets experience
    • preferred
    • Proficiency in applications: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Adobe
    • Suite, Sketch-Up, SmartSheet, Bluebeam, Google Sheets, Dropbox
    • Strong knowledge of the interior design field and current practices
    • Ability to read and interpret floor plans
    • Knowledge and understanding of applicable building codes, ADA regulations, National Electrical Code, etc.
    • Strong knowledge of workplace trends (aesthetic, ergonomics, technology integration, workplace culture, etc.)
    • Strong working knowledge of Insidesource furniture vendor partners, including features/benefits, pricing, application and assembly, specification options, and nomenclature
    • Understanding of contract furniture processes, including specification development, order preparation, project management, order management, and delivery/installation
    • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent graphic design capabilities and design eye
    • Strong presentation skills and ability to facilitate design development activities with
    • client and client’s project team
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Ability to thrive in the fast-paced and collaborative work environment
    • Ability to multi-task and manage workload to achieve project deliverable deadlines
    • Ability to responsibly interface with: client, client’s A&D firm, electrician, client’s IT group, etc.
    • Ability to responsibly interface with dealership sales, project management, account coordination, order management, and operations/installation groups

Experience/Education Required

    • BS/BA Degree required from a FIDER/CIDA accredited program
    • AutoCAD and Revit certificate and experience
    • 2+ years interior design and/or furniture dealership experience
    • Strong knowledge of ancillary furniture resources
    • 2+ years furniture space planning experience required
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