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Current Job Postings

Interior Designer – Senior Lifestyle Design

Posted:

3.25.20

Position:

Interior Designer

Organization:

Senior Lifestyle Design

Overview:

Senior Lifestyle Design – The in-house design firm for Presbyterian Homes & Services, the interior design company of Presbyterian Homes & Services, is seeking a full time Interior Designer to join its team.
Senior Lifestyle Design (SLD), in partnership with Presbyterian Homes and Services works collaboratively designing new senior living communities and renovating existing communities for Presbyterian Homes and Services and for other organizations around the country.

Responsibilities:

  1. Attract more residents, provide a more relaxing stay, and increase building’s overall appeal by establishing the design directives, assisting with or leading the preparation of the Design, and writing project specifications by meeting with Clients/Project Owners. Prepare all Contract Documents and Specifications for art, accessories, furniture/upholstery, finish, and window treatments in accordance with the design directives. Draft Space Plans & Finish Plans, and field measure areas within project where measurements are necessary. Present/sell Design Concept by describing the character, function, and aesthetic of a project. Update the Libraries: Catalogs, Draperies, Upholsteries, Flooring, Wallcovering, Cut File in Design and Purchasing.
  2. Ensure high quality and productive relationships with outside vendors and clients. Contract installers for carpet, wallcovering, laminate/cabinetry work, furnishings, and artwork, including the initial walk through, writing contractors specifications, and collecting installation bids. Review and evaluate the implementation of projects while in progress and upon completion as representative of and on behalf of client.
  3. Demonstrate good stewardship of available resources. Assist in monitoring the budget and verify accuracy of final Design Specifications compared to final project budget.
  4. Ensure latest and best products by meeting with product representatives and researching new products. Provide rep review updates for the design department. Research appropriate vendors for best value and pricing. Keep Project Managers informed of needed supplies for presentation boards, drafting, or general office supplies. Coordinate and monitor progress of final interior finishes and furnishings throughout the design/build process.
  5. Promote continuous self development and growth. Exhibit technical competence in the field by being familiar with and ensuring compliance with regulations and established best practices. Maintain current knowledge of community resources and organization and industry policies and practices. Use discretion and independent judgment to compare and evaluate possible courses of action and decision-making.
  6. Support the integration of Christian Culture in the community; reinforce the Christian heritage and culture through communication and education systems; support the work of on-site chaplains and spiritual program; recognize the importance of spiritual matters to residents and employees.
  7. Other areas as identified to support aligned goal setting and achievement as driven by the Director of Interior Design.

Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in interior design.
  • 5+ years of work experience required; healthcare design experience, strongly preferred.
  • Certified Designer or working toward Certification, preferred.
  • Proven ability to project manage multiple project deadlines.
  • Proven success in building and maintaining key relationships and meeting strategic goals.
  • Competent in Design Development with specifying appropriate products for the client’s needs.
  • Must have flexibility, personal integrity, and ability to work effectively with residents, coworkers, family members, visitors, and the general public.
  • Ability to write accurate and specific specifications.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency including Microsoft Office, AutoCad, Revit and other common computer programs.
  • Must be a team player, willing to take directions and accept responsibility for meeting specified objectives.
  • Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work within specific timelines.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language to communicate with all customers.

About PHS:

Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS), based in St. Paul, Minnesota, is a non-profit, faith-based organization providing a broad array of high quality housing choices, care and service options for older adults. 6,400 employees serve 25,000 older adults through 45 PHS-affiliated senior living communities in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa, and through Optage® home and community services. Established in 1955, PHS has earned the reputation as an innovative leader concerned with promoting independence, vitality and well-being for those they serve.

We believe employees are the most important resource in our ministry and we are committed to an environment where employees are valued and empowered to make a difference. With a strong commitment to grow our employees from within, the development opportunities with us are virtually unlimited. We offer competitive wages, opportunities for advancement, ongoing training, and incredible benefits like education assistance and nursing loan forgiveness.

If you have a desire to honor God by enriching the lives and touching the hearts of older adults, consider answering the call and join our team.

https://careers-preshomes.icims.com/jobs/14412/interior-designer/job

Interior Designer – Cuningham Group Architecture

Posted:

3.19.20

Position:

Interior Designer

Organization:

Cuningham Group Architecture

Description:

Cuningham Group, an award-winning architecture firm with 8 offices around the world, is seeking a highly creative Interior Designer for our Minneapolis office. We are looking for a motivated, inventive individual committed to high quality, hospitality-style design to join our team.

 

This is an atypical role that it requires an extreme level of artistry, innovative ideas, and three-dimensional thinking. Successful candidates will be responsible for leading interior design on multiple projects by collaborating on design, product sourcing, preparing presentations, material and FF&E selections/specifications, construction
documents and consultant coordination.

 

This is a great opportunity to regularly ‘think outside of the box’, exploring unique and sometimes fantastical hospitality-style designs. It’s also a great opportunity to build a lasting relationship with an exceptional group of design and construction professionals. How often do you find a job opportunity that is truly about forging lasting relationships and continued creativity with a client who appreciates your imaginative work? You will get to be a part of a special client relationship with a team that focuses on quality and sometimes fanciful design decisions.

 

Qualified candidates should submit a resume, portfolio and cover letter detailing their experience.

What You’ll Do:

  • Primarily office-based activity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Some limited travel within the assigned territory (Wisconsin and Iowa)
  • Ability to travel to Canada for training and other Inscape activities (valid passport is needed)
  • The role is expected to be full time (40 hours per week) but an 80% (32 hours per week) schedule could be considered
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, 401k plan and paid PTO.

Responsibilities:

  • Work well in a team environment, reporting to lead designer & collaborating with other staff to meet design
    goals & deadlines
  • Collaborate on conceptual design, then fully develop through various design phases
  • Team up on presentation preparations and computer-generated renderings utilizing Photoshop or other
    software programs.
  • Assist in creating design presentations at regular fast paced intervals.
  • Research, select and specify all furnishings, fixtures & equipment, finishes and lighting.
  • Utilizing Revit, prepare construction documents including technical plans, finish plans, elevations, details,
    specifications and a complete understanding of a drawing set.
  • Establish relationships with team members, consultants and contractors; and coordinate work requests from
    them as appropriate.
  • Be careful & detailed in your work & time management, planning ahead to comfortably meet deadlines
  • Travel for on-site design and coordination meetings will be bi-monthly or monthly for one to three days at a
    time.
  • Be committed to working with team members in multiple locations.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in interior design. NCIDQ certified is preferred.
  • 4-8 years of interior design experience.
  • Experience with hospitality interior design. Themed restaurant, Entertainment or Casino experience is a plus.
  • Fast idea generation with the ability to adjust in real time.
  • Has a passion for following through, from highly creative designs to detailed technical documentation.
  • Broad materials selection and installation knowledge
  • Be a team player
  • Exceptional follow through and the ability to craft a story.
  • Possess good communication skills in all forms.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite required. Experience in Sketch Up, Rhino
    or other modeling programs a plus.
  • Experience with Revit documentation.
  • Flexibility in work schedule. Overtime is

About Cuningham Group Architecture:

At Cuningham Group, we strive for excellence by aligning the skills, talents and energies of a diverse group of people. Our team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture where dynamic, selfmotivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal: great sustainable design.

 

In describing our firm, we like to use words like passionate, collaborative and unpretentious. We can genuinely say that we love what we do, and we provide an environment to have fun doing it! Every day we expect to work hard and laugh often. We are ready to create and innovate. Our shared enthusiasm for design, communication, mentoring, managing, volunteering, teaching (and all things we excel at individually and collectively) allow Cuningham Group to be consistently ranked among the top firms in the industry.

Inscape Product Application Specialist – Schrader-Hernke, Inc.

Posted:

3.10.20

Position:

Inscape Product Application Specialist

Organization:

Schrader-Hernke, Inc.

Company Overview:

Since 1888, Inscape has been designing products and services that are focused on the future, so businesses can adapt and evolve without investing in their workspaces all over again. Our versatile portfolio includes systems furniture, storage, and walls – all of which are adaptable and built to last. We make it simple. We make it smart. We make our clients wonder why they didn’t choose us sooner.

Role:

The Product Application Specialist will support efforts to increase Inscape sales in the market. The role will include technical and product support for Inscape dealers and clients as well as interaction with A&D firms and others that influence furniture and wall decisions. The Product Application specialist will assist in efforts of marketing Inscape and all of our products by building key relationships and helping develop awareness of the Inscape brand through targeted sales activities with the goal of growing generated sales on an annual basis. This role is for someone who likes to be on a winning team.

  • Reports to the Schrader-Hernke ownership team
  • No direct reports
  • Primarily office-based activity
  • Ability to work independently
  • Some limited travel within the assigned territory (Wisconsin and Iowa)
  • Ability to travel to Canada for training and other Inscape activities (valid passport is needed)
  • The role is expected to be full time (40 hours per week) but an 80% (32 hours per week) schedule could be considered
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, 401k plan and paid PTO.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop specifications to support Inscape dealers on new and existing projects
  • Become a product expert that understands the best application and use of the Inscape product portfolio
  • Assist in designing furniture and office layouts that help customers find the best solution for their projects
  • Serve as the primary communication channel between the Inscape factory and the field
  • Develop and nurture strong trust and relationships with key people at Inscape dealerships, target customers and specifiers within targeted A&D firms.
  • Assist and support the marketing of Inscape products with a variety of sales activities: educational updates for designers, lunch & learns, showroom presentations, and other relevant A&D related activities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or associate’s degree in interior design is desirable
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in the contract furniture industry
  • Experience and proficiency with CET and/or CAP2020
  • Strong computer skills and experience using MS Office Products.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills are a must
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Values:

  • We’re committed to continued growth.
  • We’re empowered to drive change.
  • We’re flexible & work together.
  • We’re focused on results.

Questions?

Please contact Jay Schrader at Schrader-Hernke, Inc.
jay@schraderhernke.com
612-889-3290

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