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Senior Designer

Company: Insidesource
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The -Senior Designer -provides design services for Insidesource internal project team, end-user clients, A&D, and external project partners including programming, space planning, product layouts, finish selections, product specifications, installation documents, and/or inventory data for new and existing furniture. Ensure that accurate plans, specifications, conformance to client's requirements, customer satisfaction, and high-quality project implementation are achieved for all assigned projects. Essential Duties and Responsibilities for a Senior Designer: (included but not limited to:)

  • Ability to work on large complex projects with accuracy and minimal errors
  • Participate in mentoring training and ongoing process improvement for the design department
  • Manage contract designers' overall deliverables, accuracy, and hours
  • Final spec checker for design and sales team
  • Plays a major role in the marketing of design services to clients, participating in major sales presentations as the representative of the Design Department
  • Evaluates design estimates and quotes done by department staff; ensures appropriate terms, price, and scope are accurate on the contracts
  • Attend internal meetings, client meetings, and construction meetings with account teams
  • Track and record all project hours and account for revisions/change orders.
  • Perform research on product solutions and make recommendations
  • Develop design packet including final product/finish selection for client review and approval
  • Assist Sales/NBD/Bid Team to define project design approach and furniture solutions for projects assigned by Design Supervisor
  • Work with Marketing Team to create design development tools in support of sales and business development activities
  • Provide complete drawings and detailed furniture specifications - from block plans, to typical development through installation documentation and punch list completion
  • Create 3D drawings to finalize selections and obtain client approval
  • Create design binders and client standards binders as necessary
  • Perform on-site architectural field verifications and update AutoCAD/CET floor plans as needed
  • Follow all formats for graphic standards as provided by Design Manager and Design Team standards Skills/Knowledge Required
    • AutoCAD 2018/CET experience required and CAP 2020 Worksheet preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, Sketch-Up, web-support applications
    • Strong knowledge of the interior design field and current practices
    • 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 commercial furniture vendors, 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 written and verbal communication skills (including grammar, spelling, and proof-reading)
    • High attention to detail and a keen eye for interior design, finishes, space planning and graphics
    • Strong presentation skills and ability to facilitate design development, activities with client and client's project team. Ability to present using live design in person or over zoom type meeting.
    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and collaborative work environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal dealership sales, project management, account coordination, procurement and operations/installation groups, client, contractor, and subcontractor trades, A&D firms, electricians and clients IT group, etc.

Keywords: Insidesource, San Francisco , Senior Designer, Professions , San Francisco, California

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