Create cohesion amongst all aspects of a design project. Ensure the details are correct and that the vision is being turned into reality. Bridge the technical and creative aspects of the project.
OPERATIONS: Designer reports directly to Design Director. Designer works closely with Senior Designer and Purchaser throughout project. Designer assigns tasks to and works closely with Design Assistant and Interns.
DIVISION TASKS: - Submit monthly cc expense reports - Weekly input of hours into Studio - Audit and evaluate current systems - bring suggested improvements to Design Director - Contribute to weekly design meeting - Interview and manage Interns. This includes on boarding, weekly tasks, and exit interview - Help keep office and kitchen tidy - Abide by social media rules and client conduct (last page) - Source new vendors - Meeting with vendors to learn about new product and foster relationships - Attend vendor meetings - Submit all travel expenses into Studio - Help contribute to social media content (Pinterest, Instagram, etc)
PROJECT TASKS: - Help pin for and attend pre-client proposal meeting - Take notes during all client meetings and post to Basecamp - Organize project samples after each client meeting - Work with Senior Designer to create general budget and timeline - Report general budgets, project timeline, and project milestones to Design Director - Work with Senior Designer to brainstorm schematic design and space planning - Manage all custom pieces and associated quotes through production - Work on all CAD drawings, renderings, and elevations, upload to Server/Basecamp - Source furnishings and materials within general price points - Keep an eye on project budgets and deadlines - Foster relationship with client and contractor(s) - Regular communication with contractor via Basecamp (re: updates, changes, timelines, etc) - Communication with clients about site visits, subs, deliveries, etc - Working knowledge of building codes, ADA, and commercial restrictions - Keeper of Master Presentations (materials and furniture) - Keeper of contractor spec sheet - Keeper of final CAD plans - Accurate item input into Studio for Bre to purchase from with quotes and details - Create project room lists in Studio - Assign Design Assistant To Dos via Basecamp - Assign Interns To Dos via Basecamp - Attend install day - Attend Final Walk through - Attend Photo Shoot Day - Project audit with design team and purchaser at the conclusion of each job