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Current Job Postings

HMA Architects - Interior Designer

Posted:

1.17.19

Position:

Interior Designer

Organization:

HMA Architects

Description:

 

HMA is looking for an Interior Designer to collaborate with and enhance our team of professionals. We are a progressive architectural firm with over 30 years of outstanding architectural services. Joining the HMA team would give you the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects including: office, healthcare, multi-family housing, religious and hospitality.

As a team member we can provide you with a flexible work schedule, 20-40 hours per week, as it fits your needs. Candidates should demonstrate initiative and the ability to contribute design ideas, concepts, and of course flair with the team. Focusing on innovative design solutions, client service, and HMA procedures, will nurture the exposure to our experienced team approach.

Ideal candidates should possess the following qualifications & skills:

  • ●  Professional degree in interior design, or related discipline
  • ●  Registration preferred
  • ●  2+ years of experience in commercial interior design and/or project management
  • ●  Experience in all phases of a project, from programming through construction. This includesfurniture planning, finish selection, construction documentation and project management
  • ●  AutoCAD
  • ●  SketchUp and Revit proficiency, helpful
  • ●  Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • ●  Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • ●  Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • ●  Participate in client presentations
  • ●  Meet with product representatives
  • ●  Maintain sample libraryWe offer a competitive salary based on skill and experience. Our benefit package includes paid vacation and holidays, 401(K) plan, pre-tax Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts and dental coverage.Please visit our website for more information.http://www.hmarch.com/

    Qualified candidates should email a letter of interest and resume to:

    Trish Brintlinger t.brintlinger@hma-archs.com

Pope Architects - PT Student Interior Design Internship

Posted:

1.14.19

Position: 

Student Intern Interior Design

Organization:

Pope Architects

Description:

We are seeking a second or third year Interior Design Student Intern to work with our Interior Design team in a supporting role. This position is temporary and part-time during the school year, a minimum of twelve hours per week. Working with our design team will give you the opportunity to collaborate on projects with other designers, use Revit/AutoCAD in the preparation of documentation, and communicate with product representatives. Someone with a positive attitude, passion about interior design, and a desire to learn and grow would be the ideal candidate for this position. The position has an immediate placement. Possibility of position working into the Summer along with increased hours.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Assist interior designers with development and documentation of design solutions
  • Maintain the interior design material library
  • Aid with the production of presentation boards
  • Create digital interior renderings

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Works well both independently and in a team setting
  • AutoCAD and Revit knowledge required
  • SketchUp and Photoshop knowledge required
  • Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed, as well as determine and manage priorities with guidance

Education and Experience:

  • Working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, 2nd or 3rd year student preferred

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, Commercial, Community, Senior Living, and Multi-Family Housing customers nationally. 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 – www.popearch.com AA/E.O.E

Contact:

Please forward referral resumes to Karen Oldenborg in Human Resources or email to koldenborg@popearch.com.

RSP - Marketing Production Designer

Posted:

1.11.19

Position: 

Marketing Production Designer

Organization:

RSP Architects

Description:

Marketing Production Designer – Do you thrive on the energy of a fast-paced environment? Does helping teams win new clients through thoughtful design excite you? Do you bring a sense of calm to the office that builds confidence with your colleagues?

Our marketing team is looking for an experienced Production Designer who can contribute to making sure our client pursuits run smoothly and breed success. Our team operates like an internal agency and is charged with building strength across the firm’s market segments. You will collaborate closely with our marketing coordinators, and internal project team, telling visual stories through proposals, interview presentations, qualifications pieces and whatever else assists the firm in winning work. Our Production Designers have a strong design aesthetic and are committed to a high level of performance and creativity with a do-whatever it takes attitude. Ideal candidate has industry related experience and/or passion for architecture and design.

Learn more at http://rsparch.com

Contract Office Marketing - Sales Support / Showroom Management / Operations Management

Posted:

1.11.19

Position: 

Sales Support / Showroom Management / Operations Management

Organization:

Contract Office Marketing Inc.

Company Overview:

Our mission is to help people within the contract furniture industry find success.  As independent manufacturers’ representatives, we bring our manufacturers to market by educating sales and design teams on their furniture solutions while aiding in marketing exposure and customer support in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.  We partner with architect and design firms, commercial furniture dealers and end users, providing solutions for the evolving workplace.

Contract Office Marketing is looking for a member of our team who wants to jump in, head-first, into the world of contract furniture.  Our goal is to hire an individual who is dedicated to helping set our company up for success in this fast-passed industry by managing our showroom, aiding in daily operations management and assisting our manufacturers’ representatives.

We rep cool products, and have fun doing it!

Position Description:

We’re looking for a dynamic, high-performing person with an associate’s degree or equivalent industry experience in design, customer experience, client relations, showroom management, or related field.  The ideal candidate possesses strong skills in communication, organization, and self-motivation.  Additionally, flexibility, positivity and being a team player will be key.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Collaborate with Reps to assess needs for the week – this is dynamic and will vary
  • Manage showroom inventory – furniture samples, fabric samples, literature and more
  • Assist in customizing presentations based on audience
  • Committed to excellence and accuracy in work and attention to detail
  • Build upon industry awareness and knowledge of our manufacturers
  • Thrive on change while remaining highly organized, optimistic and coachable

What You Bring to the Team:

  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience in design, customer experience, client relations, showroom management or related field.
  • Positive and Outgoing – ability to interact socially with a diverse audience on a regular basis
  • Organization and Prioritization – days can be fast-paced and unpredictable
  • Technically savvy and skilled in Microsoft Office, Power Point, Outlook and more
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to grow within your role
  • Be a team player!

Why Contract Office Marketing?:

The contract furniture industry is evolving and it’s an exciting time to join our team.  With over 30 new product launches coming in 2019, we’re in great need of finding “The One” who can help us bring this vast array of product to our market.  Every day is unique and often filled with laughter.  We engage with our customers as if they were our family.  We enjoy having fun while getting our work done.  We are an independent, family owned small business with over 30 years of industry experience.  Our crew comes to work each day because we genuinely care and love what we do.  We intend to continue growing and we can’t wait for you to join us!

In addition to our daily responsibilities, there are ample opportunities to engage in events or project planning with our local IIDA Northland chapter with events like MinneCon, Fusion, and FAB, a super-cool fashion show featuring textiles and materials from the industry.

The Perks

  • Flexibility when you need it – vacation + personal time, too!
  • Potential for a bonus at year-end and optional 401K contribution following annual review
  • Dynamic, collaborative and evolving work environment
  • Opportunities for growth within your role with our team
  • Cell phone allowance

How to Apply

Send your resume, 3 references and cover letter to sales@contractofficemarketing.com

Contract Office Marketing is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law.  Contract Office Marketing is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment and retaliation.

Flad Architects - (Madison, WI) - Interior Designer

Posted:

1.8.19

Position: 

Interior Designer

Organization:

Flad Architects

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for articulating and communicating the client’s vision, goals and objectives by leading the development and documentation of the project’s interior design.
  • Collaborate with internal team members, other disciplines, consultants, and vendors to align interior environments with the exterior for a unified and cohesive design.
  • Research materials and concepts and use in-depth knowledge of products to develop a strong project palette. Work with design team on technical issues influencing interior design concept development.
  • Responsible for Revit documentation for all interior design related project items including millwork, walls, ceilings, floors, etc.). Provide project team coordination for finish plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction.
  • Manage implementation, coordination, and installation of interior design concepts on schedule and within budget.
  • Participate in client presentations and project meetings, preparing presentation materials to communicate these concepts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or Architecture required.
  • Minimum seven years recent and relevant interior design experience with an architecture or interior architecture firm required. Ten or more years experience preferred. Experience in one of Flad’s market segments preferred.
  • Beginner Revit knowledge required; have at least one year Revit experience in an academic or professional setting. Understands how Revit works, but may not have completed a project from start to finish.
  • Has made edits to existing drawings, models, etc. Intermediate Revit knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with SketchUp, Lumion, and Enscape preferred.
  • Professional registration, NCIDQ certification, and LEED accreditation preferred.

Interested candidates are asked to submit samples along with their resume.

Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/rz5zfjbbgg2h9x53

RSP - Project Interior Designer

Posted:

1.2.19

Position: 

Project Interior Designer

Organization:

RSP Architects

Description:

Project Interior Designer – Our team is currently looking for an experienced Project Interior Designer who will be responsible for interpreting, organizing and executing the conceptual design of a project.

RSP - Interiors Project Manager

Posted:

1.2.19

Position: 

Interiors Project Manager

Organization:

RSP Architects

Description:

Interiors Project Manager – Our team is looking for a leader; an Interior Project Manager that is responsible and accountable for successful projects that deliver quality design, meet RSP profit goals and result in a happy client. They oversee the scope, design, schedule, budget and management of an interiors project.

Schmidt Goodman Office Products - (Steelcase Dealer- Rochester MN) - FT Interior Designer- Commercial

Posted:

12.13.18

Position: 

Interior Designer (commercial)

Organization:

Schmidt Goodman Office Products

Description:

Our exciting fast-paced commercial office furniture dealership business is growing!

We’re seeking a dynamic, self-motivated, creative, team player with strong presentation and design skills for an Interior Designer who will create spaces to inspire people.

  • Furniture product positioning, design development, discovering client needs, schematic design, 3D renderings, creating and coordinating material selection/boards, inventory, site measuring, presentations, installation documents and budgeting/quoting are daily duties.

–      Applicant should possess a strong design point of view, be strong at multitasking, critical thinking, collaborating and selling ideas.

  • Participate in key project meetings including, primary, quote finalization, pre-order, pre-installation and punch meetings.
  • Daily use of CET (Configura Extension Tool), Hedberg, PowerPoint, AutoCAD and related programs to create floorplans and presentation documents.
  • Present yourself in a professional, positive, team oriented manner.

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design

AutoCAD and CET/Configura Experience

Commercial Office Furniture Dealership experience

 

If interested, send resume and cover letter to Interior Design Manager, Tracey Fogarty.

info@schmidtgoodman.com

 

Parameters, Ltd. - Account Manager

Posted:

12.9.18

Position:

Account Manager

Organization:

Parameters, Ltd.

Description:

As a passionate and self-motivated Account Manager you will partner with and ensure the long-term success of our customers and industry related influencers. Account Managers will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with a portfolio of customers and connecting with key business executives and stakeholders.  They are a liaison between customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs. The Account Manager is responsible for driving sales within their existing client base while taking on new customers to grow the business. The Account Manager is the funnel for which all information will be provided to our customers.  This position requires participation in vendor updates and attending networking, marketing or educational events, which will include early mornings and evenings, as necessary.  Account Managers are responsible for learning and understanding the product capabilities of our key manufacturers and presenting this information to our clients.  The Account Manager is a direct reflection of Parameters and must present themselves in a professional manner.

General Job Description

Business Development:

  • Work with Director of Sales, Business Development and Marketing to find and close new business.
  • Collaborate with team on responses to RFP’s and other possible new working relationships.
  • Prepare and lead presentations to prospective clients.
  • Develop a plan to win.

Account Management:

  • Be a leader in a fast paced, ever changing environment.
  • Understand and manage client/outside influencers expectations of timelines.
  • Be able to manage all deadlines set by clients and outside influencers.
  • Deliver results in a 40+hour work week environment.
  • Operate as the single point of contact for all matters specific to your customers.
  • Identify potential sales and business opportunities within the account and work with the team to develop the opportunity.
  • Retain and further develop certain house accounts as assigned.
  • Meet annual sales quota.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships.
  • Creatively think quickly to help clients develop a vision or solution.
  • Know the products you sell so that you can effectively suggest solutions.
  • Participate in manufacturer training and updates to maintain product knowledge.
  • Key participation in client presentations.
  • Work with other internal team members to communicate intent and scope of project.
  • Communicate with design and install teams by effectively utilizing necessary programs.
  • Involve Project Designer and other team members in relevant meetings.
  • Work with team members to refine typicals, value engineer and to create necessary specifications.
  • Review CAP 20/20 and ProjectMatrix specifications and import into CORE to create proposals and orders and work directly with Project Coordinator as needed.
  • Review installation quotes with Account Coordinator and Service Manager.
  • Review project/client orders on a regular basis with team members.
  • Review manufacturer’s orders with Account Coordinator to ensure timely delivery and installation according to the project or client schedule.
  • Time management- understanding and executing key initiatives required to complete a project.
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise on projects and work with client or team to resolve.
  • Conclude projects to ensure that all punch list items are addressed, resolved and closed out.

Key Reporting/Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to Director of Sales
  • Works with Director of Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Project Coordinators, Designers, Installation Manager, Sales Assistants, Accounting

Key Results Expected:

  • High customer satisfaction.
  • Retention and growth of Parameters customers.
  • Revenue and Profit targets achieved or exceeded.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  At least five years of experience in interior design, customer service, sales or equivalent service sector.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed, with the ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Builds constructive and effective relationships with customers and coworkers.
  • Committed to meeting customer needs in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Listens actively and attentively.
  • Remains calm under pressure.
  • Diplomatic.

Competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Dependability & Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Job Knowledge and Skill Application
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Sales Revenue

Applicants should send resume to: Chris Rose, Director of Sales at crose@parameters.com

Parameters, Ltd.- Account Coordinator

Posted:

12.9.18

Position:

Account Coordinator

Organization:

Parameters, Ltd.

Description:

The Account Coordinator is responsible for the entire sales order fulfillment process. This includes management of customer orders from order entry point through punch list, providing support to sales and design personnel, and accurate and timely service to customers. The Account Coordinator will be an instrumental part of a team typically consisting of the Account Manager and Project Designer and will meet on a regular basis to provide current updated information on orders and project status. The Account Coordinator will meet with installation subcontractors for quotes as well as scheduling projects with the Service Manager.  Additional responsibilities and requirements will include:  coordination with order entry, order management, factory interface, client interface as needed, punch lists and close-out of orders. Solicitation of product information from manufacturers for ancillary project requirements.

The Account Coordinator will participate in vendor product updates and will be required to periodically attend after hour marketing or educational events. The Account Coordinator is a direct reflection of Parameters and must present themselves in a professional manner.

General Job Description

Core Competencies and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to learn and follow key internal and external processes.
  • Able to multi-task many projects at the same time.
  • Collaborate and assist team on responses to RFP’s, to include follow up on ancillary furniture requests and other possible new working relationships.
  • Assist and participate in preparation for presentations and client meetings as needed.
  • Participate in marketing events as needed.
  • Manage repeat customer product orders, key orders and/or parts orders.
  • Interact with customers when necessary or as directed by the Account Manager.
  • Audit order specifications and assist Account Managers by converting CAP or ProjectMatrix into CORE and finalizing proposal preparation.
  • Creatively think quickly to help develop a vision or solutions for the team.
  • Know the products you sell so that you can effectively suggest solutions or alternatives.
  • Manage order change requests with affected manufacturers.
  • Help monitor changes and communicate back to Design Department to maintain accurate records and plans.
  • Communicate with design and install teams by effectively utilizing necessary resources and technology.
  • Assist Account Manager with punch lists, ensuring a timely follow up with client and installation team to assure quick project completion.
  • Work with manufactures to obtain replacement product for the punch list in a timely manner.
  • Manage Field Service Labor requests (FSL’s) and warranty claims.
  • Work with installation contractors to ensure they have all necessary receiving and installation documentation.
  • Monitor manufacturer’s orders to ensure a timely delivery and installation according to the project/client schedule.
  • Be prepared for team meetings with Account Manager and Project Designer.
  • Communicate any discrepancies to Account Manager or other team members.
  • Troubleshoot with team to find best solution to problems.
  • Make sure that all necessary documentation for client projects are stored in Client Files and in CORE file cabinet as needed.
  • Ensure that all punch list items are addressed and resolved.
  • Coordinate Project Close Out meetings with Accounting Department, Senior Management and team members, Information to include status on unresolved issues, additional costs to the project, original signed proposal.
  • Work with Accountant to ensure that orders or projects are to be billed at the appropriate time and that all paperwork is completed for billing.

Key Reporting/Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to Senior Account Coordinator and management.
  • Works with Account Managers, Project Designers, Installation Manager, Sales Assistants, Accounting and Senior Account Coordinator.

Key Results Expected:

  • Get the job done working harmoniously with the team.
  • Documentation is accurate and complete.
  • Show initiative and willingness to contribute.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.  At least two years of experience in interior design, customer service, sales or equivalent service sector.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed, with the ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, InDesign, CAP 20/20, ProjectMatrix
  • Committed to meeting customer needs in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Listens actively and attentively.
  • Remains calm under pressure.
  • Diplomatic.
  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Dependability & Adaptability
  • Initiative
  • Job Knowledge and Skill Application
  • Teamwork and Leadership

Applicants should send resume to David Haines, Owner/Partner at davidh@parameters.com

 

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