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Current Job Postings

Interior Designer – Pope Architects

Posted:

8.15.19

Position:

Interior Designer

Organization:

Pope Architects

Description:

Seeking a creative individual with a broad knowledge of Interior Design concepts.  This person is comfortable working in a team setting with an emphasis on Commercial/ Community project types.  Individual will collaborate with the design team to provide clients with high quality design solutions, solid documentation, and exceptional customer service.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with project team on development and documentation of design solutions
  • Interior space planning
  • Selection and specification of interior finishes
  • Coordination and specification of interior furniture
  • Prepare design presentation materials, including renderings
  • Prepare construction documents using Revit
  • Attend client/project interviews
  • Manage project interiors, preparing design and construction documents with a clear understanding of the needs of the client and of the project scope, schedule and budget

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works well both independently and in a team setting.
  • Strong graphic and presentation skills.
  • AutoCAD and Revit knowledge required.
  • Sketchup or 3D experience is a plus.
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.

Education and Experience:               

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, CID a plus
  • 5+ years of experience in Commercial/Community project types

About Pope Architects:   Located midway between Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN we are an architectural and interior design firm focused on the design of Healthcare, Senior Living, Corporate Office, Mission Critical, Industrial, Retail, Education and Worship projects. We are unique, fun, hard-working and energetic, and we enjoy making our environment a welcoming place for clients to visit and an enriching place for staff to work.  We believe in doing great work and having fun while doing it.  To learn more about our firm please visit our website.  AA/E.O.E

Contact:  Please email referrals or resumes to Sandra Buehler in Human Resources at sbuehler@popearch.com.

Interior Designer – Alliiance

Posted:

8.12.19

Position:

Interior Designer

Organization:

Alliiance

Description:

We are seeking a creative, energetic interior designer who is passionate about design to join our Multi-studio practice. Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited interior design program with 3-8 years of experience. NCIDQ Certification desired. Professional growth opportunities are available in multiple practice areas.

Our interior designers work in conjunction with the project team; establishing design concepts and creativity solving functional, finish, and spatial project requirements.  Interior designer involvement continues throughout the project duration to conceive and evolve the interior design.  Strong communication skills and the effective use of graphic and visualization tools are essential.  Participation in business development activities and design presentations in collaboration with other project leaders is likely.

The Interior Designer will have the day-to-day responsibility for the interior design aspects of the project including:

  • Communicate design issues and decisions related to the project
  • Participate in project presentations to the client and others as required
  • Work closely, on a day-to-day basis, with the design lead, Sr. Interior Designer, and other team members
  • Develop and document the programming and space planning requirements
  • Research, select, and integrate appropriate finish and material selections that comprise the overall design palette of the project
  • Research, select, and specify appropriate furniture, fixtures and equipment for the project and assist the client with the procurement
  • Develop and review the interior design aspects of the project throughout all phases of the project
  • Meet established project budgets and schedules
  • Effectively utilize technical software and graphic tools; with required proficiency in Revit, SketchUp and AutoCAD, and competence in Adobe Creative Suite applications
  • Participate in firm-sponsored training and professional development activities

Please submit cover letter and resume to Stuart Stephens at careers@alliiance.us.  Portfolio excerpts or electronic links are also welcomed.  Alliiance is an AA/EOE Employer. www.alliiance.us. We thank you in advance for your interest!

Interior Designer I – Perkins&Will

Posted:

8.12.19

Position:

Interior Designer I

Organization:

Perkins&Will

As an Interior Designer I on the Perkins and Will team, you will:

  • Collaborate and assist throughout the design process which may include basic design plans, construction contract documents, elevations and details, reflected ceiling plans, millwork design, furniture layouts, ergonomic dimensions, finish plans, color plans and schedules
  • Assist your team with programming and space planning to assess client and project needs
  • Have a passion for developing presentations
  • Application of basic elements and principles of design including form, scale, color, texture, pattern, light, balance and proportion.
  • Work alongside and understand the functional organization of the project team
  • Keep organized and check your work for accuracy, omissions, and legibility
  • Utilize your rock star technical skills in Revit and other design application software
  • Work hard, play hard, and learn a lot along the way!

To join us as an Interior Designer I, you should have:

  • A professional degree in Architecture, Design, or related discipline
  • Proficiency in Revit, CAD, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software
  • Revit proficiency, strongly preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • Ability to collaborate with team members and follow instructions
  • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
  • Interest in completing your ARE or NCIDQ exams

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples. Include your resume and a compact, representative sample of your work (no larger than 4MB).

At Perkins and Will we believe that inclusion spurs creativity, and that innovation is born from an engaged culture of diverse people + ideas. By moving beyond barriers and stereotypes of gender, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, medical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status; we are committed to building an organization that reflects the diversity of the communities and clients we serve

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Perkins and Will is an equal opportunity employer and supports talent from diverse backgrounds that bring experiences, viewpoints and solutions that best serve our clients, community and enrich our work environment. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and active duty wartime, campaign badge veterans or Armed Forces service medal veterans are encouraged to apply. EOE/M/F/V/D

About Perkins and Will

Perkins and Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935. We are all about creative collaboration with a design focus. We believe that great design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities. We are socially conscious and entrepreneurial, always striving for the best solution with the least impact on our communities. We are a learning organization, pushing for research based design and investing deeply in the professional development of our staff. We are architects, interior designers, urban designers, landscape architects, consultants, and branded environment experts who approach design from all scales and perspectives. With hundreds of award-winning projects annually, Perkins and Will is ranked as one of the top global design firms. To learn more, visit www.perkinswill.com.

Interior Designer – Pope Architects

Posted:

6.17.19

Position:

Interior Designer

Organization:

POPE ARCHITECTS

Description:

Seeking a creative individual with a broad knowledge of Interior Design concepts.  This person is comfortable working in a team setting with an emphasis on Multi Family/ Senior Living projects.  Individual will collaborate with the design team to provide clients with high quality design solutions, solid documentation, and exceptional customer service.

Responsibilities includes

  • Work with project team on development and documentation of design solutions.
  • Interior space planning.
  • Selection and specification of interior finishes.
  • Coordination and specification of interior furniture.
  • Prepare design presentation materials, including renderings.
  • Prepare construction documents using Revit.
  • Attend client/project interviews.
  • Manage project interiors, preparing design and construction documents with a clear understanding of the needs of the client and of the project scope, schedule and budget.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Works well both independently and in a team setting.
  • Strong graphic and presentation skills.
  • AutoCAD and Revit knowledge required.
  • Sketchup or 3D experience is a plus.
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design
  • 3+ years of experience in Healthcare

              

About Pope Architects:   Located midway between Minneapolis and St. Paul, MN we are an architectural and interior design firm focused on the design of Healthcare, Senior Living, Corporate Office, Mission Critical, Industrial, Retail, Education and Worship projects. We are unique, fun, hard-working and energetic, and we enjoy making our environment a welcoming place for clients to visit and an enriching place for staff to work.  We believe in doing great work and having fun while doing it.  To learn more about our firm please visit our website.  AA/E.O.E

Contact:  Please email referrals or resumes to Karen Oldenborg in Human Resources at koldenborg@popearch.com.

Senior Interior Designer – BKV Group

Posted:

6.17.19

Position:

Senior Interior Designer

Organization:

BKV Group

FIRM:

Boarman Kroos Vogel Group (BKV Group), founded in 1978, is a full-service architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, engineering and construction administration firm with offices located in Minneapolis, Chicago, Washington, DC and Dallas. Collectively we represent a practice whose expertise is cross-disciplinary and team-focused; and offers our clients a design-oriented approach to create thoughtful architectural solutions. Knowing that our ultimate responsibility is to our clients, we design and provide services that satisfy the needs of each client’s building program, schedule and budget. With each project, our firm continues to grow in breadth and depth, responsiveness and flexibility. As creative design professionals we engage our clients in the process of creating enduring designs that enhance our environment. Our practice focuses on multi-family, corporate, hospitality, government and higher education project types.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will be an interior designer with 10+ years of experience working in an architectural / interior design firm. Previous experience working on hospitality, multi-family housing or corporate work is preferred. Qualified candidates must have a BS/BA in Interior Design from a 4-year program. Certified Interior Designer (CID) License and registration required. Candidates must have the ability to work within a collaborative environment, have excellent written and oral communication skills, ability to work on several projects simultaneously and exhibit strong graphic skills. Computer skills required include Revit and Microsoft Office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.:

  • Scope / Schedule/ Budget:  Reviews project budget with Project Lead or Partner at start of project.  Develops PMP to align tasks to be completed with available budget.  Communicates scope and budget to junior Interior designers on the project.
  • Vision:  Develops Visioning / Branding package for client to establish aesthetic direction and Interior Design Concepts for the project.  Designer to communicate vision through use of imagery, renderings and concept designs.  Communicates Visioning package to project lead for review.
  • Programming:  Meets with client/project lead to determine program requirements. Designer works with client to understand function, equipment, ff&e and any other factors that will affect the planning of the project interiors.
  • Space Planning:  Works with Project Lead to determine scope of plan development.  Uses program knowledge to develop functional, innovative environment that will enhance the experience for the occupant.
  • Finish and Materials:  Advises client on appropriate finish and material selections and implements an overall design palette that support the aesthetic goals, budget and functionality of the project.
  • Furniture/Artwork/FF&E:  Specifies appropriate furniture, artwork and accessories.  Assists owner in procurement of furniture as required.
  • Coordination: Responsible for communicating design intent of project interiors with other disciplines.
  • Construction Documents:  Oversees production of documents for bidding.  Coordinates with other disciplines for quality assurance, technical accuracy and completeness.  Reviews work of junior interior design staff on project for quality assurance.  Coordinates with Project Lead to finalize scope of Interiors Construction documents.
  • Presentation materials:  Develops 3D renderings, rendered elevations and floor plans to communicate design to owner.  Reviews presentation materials with Project Lead prior to submitting to owner.
  • Maintains appropriate records and files on assigned projects.
  • Maintains a free flow of communications with the Project Lead and other staff members relative to the activities on assigned projects.
  • Develop and implement a personal development program that will insure future personal growth and development within the Firm and the industry.

 

With excellent benefits, competitive salaries and constant opportunities for growth, BKV Group gives you the tools to realize your creativity.  If you have an interest in working with a diverse group of talented design professionals, creating exciting environments, enjoy collaboration and challenges, we’d like to talk with you. Please submit your resume and portfolio tohr@bkvgroup.com. Please indicate desired location and position.

Formica Corporation – Architecture & Design Specialist

Posted:

6.13.19

Position:

Architecture & Design Specialist

Organization:

Formica Corporation

Summary:

As the global leader in the manufacturing and marketing of decorative surfacing materials, Formica Corporation offers its customers the best performing products in the industry. We have an outstanding opportunity for an experienced professional to be based in Minneapolis, MN as the A&D Specialist.

Covering Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota and Iowa, the A&D Specialist is responsible for lead generation, A&D customer development/leadership and ultimately gaining specifications within their assigned geographic area. The A&D Specialist will be part of the local market team driving specifications and properly using Salesforce to manage projects, along with their assigned Inside Sales partner.

Specific Roles/Responsibilities

  • Act as key member of larger specification team within the assigned geographic area
  • Work closely with Territory Managers to track & close specified projects
  • Engage support from the A&D Manager who will align needs for tools with Formica marketing
  • Act as part of the market team with A&D Manager, Territory Managers, Region Sales Manager, Area Segment Manager, Inside Sales, Distributor Reps and Distributor A&D Reps
  • Provide interaction with local distributor branches to facilitate project tracking, execution of A&D initiatives and distributor specification representative coaching

The primary objective for this position is to manage the architectural and design specification process and will be responsible for specifications generated through the territory that might be built Locally, Nationally or Globally. The incumbent will be expected to create awareness for the Formica brand and products within the architectural, design and specification communities.  He/ she will obtain specifications for Formica’s family of products, identify high value projects in the planning stages to target for sales, assist Formica personnel in bringing those projects to close and assist/ educate applicators, installers and dealers relative to the beneficial use of Formica branded products. This role will communicate and collaborate with the sales organization to ensure promotion of Formica’s brand and products resulting in revenue creation. Support Territory Managers at the dealer level to increase sales of Formica products. Work with the Marketing organization to develop promotional tools. Collaborate with Customer Service Representatives.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience selling architecturally specified products
  • Background in building products industry preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation/ demonstration skills
  • Knowledge of computer systems/ programs
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage time
  • Demonstrated sales ability
  • Knowledge of local/ regional markets preferred
  • Ability to travel including overnights.

We offer an excellent compensation package to include base salary, bonus and company car as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please visit our Career Center at http://www.formica.com/en/us/careers.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/Disability/Vets

Only qualified individuals (those who meet the fundamental qualifications) will be considered as applicants for this position. Applications will be accepted for a minimum of 3 business days from the date of the initial posting.

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