Are you familiar with a multinational office supply retailing corporations that helps business customers make more happen by providing a broad assortment of products, expanded business services and easy ways to shop?
Ektello is looking for a savvy and trendy candidate to join our client’ s team!
- Promotes the sale of interior design services through consultative process in the sales cycle with supporting research and business case information.
- Provide consultative design services including but not limited to producing 2D/3D drawings, specifications, and finish selections throughout the project opportunity.
- Presents solutions to sales and client as required and coordinate work with internal clients.
- Provides oversight and review of design related to specification checks, code reviews, and coordination of details related to the project management requirements.
- Mentor Interior Designer I.
- Participates in industry organizations to represent the company within the Architecture and Design markets as well as Real Estate and Facilities markets.
- Pre-Design and Programming: Using Consultative Design Skills, Interpreting customer needs through interviews, on site visits, meetings with client, assisting the client with scope clarification, budget development, project timeline expectations, project phasing, long range strategic design planning and the integration of design services with other consultants.
- Conceptual and Schematic Phase: Creative and innovative design concepts that address user needs, work flow, brand identity, budgets, timeframes, integration of existing products, typicals and furnishing standards, building finishes and the integration of a cohesive design statement. Familiar with local and national codes and ADA.
- Design Development: Space planning, furniture product selection and specification and application in AutoCad, Cap, Visual Impressions and other software tools as available. Moderate / advanced level of product specification and application knowledge.
- Specifications and Quoting: Provides furniture specifications in form of CAP Worksheet.
- Remain engaged throughout sales cycle up to order placement; providing project record keeping and storage of design document at project conclusion.
- Coordinates and attends all meetings and appointments timely.
- Participates in CEU’ s and training as made available.
- Must demonstrate a high level of thought leadership, design strategy and an overall understanding of the workplace.
- Specific understanding and application of theories or principles of commercial interiors and business in general.
- Skilled in design oversight and review relative to codes, prevailing laws, and constructability.
- Excellent verbal and written skills; providing presentations at local, state & C-suite levels as may be required.
- Ability to work well under pressure, balance and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines.
- Skilled in AutoCad. Additional skills in Cap and other technical design programs preferred.
- Membership and active participation in any of the following professional organizations, IIDA, ASID, AIA, AAHID, IFMA.
- Human relations skills required to motivate and influence internal and external clients.
- Training and Coaching Skills to assist as needed with Interior Designers I.
- 4 Year Interior Design Degree (CIDA accredited) OR
- 2 Year Interior Design Degree (CIDA accredited)
- 4-6 years post education work experience in the Design and Furniture Industry
- Membership and active participation in key Interior Design professional organizations such as IIDA, ASID, AIA, AAHID or IFMA.
- Ability to identify and distinguish colors.
- Ability to travel local, long distance and/or overnight.
- Traversing, bending and stretching to measure and evaluate spaces.