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Current Job Postings

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.

Interior Designer – Pope Architects

Posted:

6.11.19

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 Multi-Family Housing/ Senior Living

              

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.

iSpace Environments – Brand & Marketing Coordinator

Posted:

5.16.19

Position:

Brand & Marketing Coordinator

Organization:

iSpace Environments

Location:

Minneapolis, MN

Summary:

This position is responsible for executing Brand & Marketing tactics as determined by the Sr. Marketing Team. This person should be an innovator who welcomes disruption, demands, creative excellence, demonstrates enthusiasm in social media, holds a strong interest for graphic design and is a team collaborator. The goal of their role is to provide:

  • Assists Marketing leadership to achieve strategic marketing plans of product and service offerings.
  • Researches, analyzes, and monitors demographic factors to enhance daily objectives.
  • Acts as champion of brand purpose and promise, as well as the customer experience.

 

Why Work at iSpace Environments?

We’re an inclusive and dynamic group of Professionals with Personality. Our set of six Core Values keep us on track to help our clients and partners achieve the best in work and learning environments. iSpace Environments is an agile company, born on the philosophy that people will carve their own path and it’s our job to support them. Below are the six core values that our team embodies:

 

  1. EXCELLENCE: We challenge our ideas so that the result is thoughtful & extraordinary.
  2. INTEGRITY: Dependability, empathy, and honesty define our relationships both internally and externally
  3. EXPERTISE: We continue to refine our skills to always be relevant & resourceful
  4. CREATIVITY: We commit to being imaginative, inventive and authentic in solutions
  5. WORK ETHIC: We recognize that one choice impacts another in projects & within our environment
  6. FUN: We value a culture that is positive, fresh and collaborative

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prepares showroom for guest visits by managing signage, collateral and other marketing opportunities: agendas, takeaways, interactive components, presentation needs etc.
  • Assists sales team in the coordination of catering, showroom set up and greet of guests.
  • Accessorizes and styles showroom mock-ups as necessary.
  • Manages key social media platforms including Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook and Pinterest.
  • Produces creative content including written, simple photography, basic video and other media for social media posts.
  • Coordinates event entertainment including music, performers and guest speakers.
  • Collaborates with marketing team to create promotional material for each event.
  • Assists members of the Business Development and Sales Team to create cohesive, on-brand proposal responses using custom design template.
  • Works with outside vendors to order and maintain promotional items and marketing collateral.

 

You’re Pretty Great at These Things: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.

DESIGN – Designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.

INNOVATION – Displays original thinking and creativity. Meets challenges with resourcefulness. Generates suggestions for improving work. Develops innovative approaches and ideas. Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.

ANALYTICAL SKILLS – Collects and researches data. Identifies data relationships and dependencies. Synthesizes complex or diverse information. Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

PLANNING/ORGANIZING – Integrates changes smoothly. Plans for additional resources. Prioritizes and plans work activities. Sets goals and objectives. Uses time efficiently. Works in an organized matter.

QUALITY – Applies feedback to improve performance. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Displays commitment to excellence. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Monitors own work to ensure quality.

COMMUNICATIONS – Exhibits good listening and comprehension. Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form. Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally. Good presentation skills. Keeps other adequately informed. Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

 

You’ve Got the Creds: (Requirements)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

  • Completed Bachelor’s Degree; A 4-year Degree in Graphic Design, Communications, Marketing or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 1-3 Year experience in graphic design & Marketing; or related design experience.
  • Some design experience is required.

 

COMPUTER SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, Advanced knowledge of PowerPoint.
  • Intermediate experience working Adobe Creative Suite required.

 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Strong interest for the built-environment, especially in Furniture, AV, and Architectural Products.
  • Motivation for storytelling, specially regarding the health and efficiency of workplace design.
  • Strong communications skills; including listening, writing, presenting, and speaking on the phone.
  • Comfortable with contacting prospective business leads.
  • Flexible, adaptable and open to others’ ideas.
  • Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills with results -orientation.
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level is usually moderate.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

 

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

iSpace is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer.  iSpace recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities.

 

Benefits:

 

  1. Medical Benefits
  2. Dental & vision insurance
  3. 401K with a 50% employer match on the first 6%
  4. Section 125 plan
  5. 15 days of Paid Time Off effective 90 days after employment
  6. 8 paid holidays

 

Please direct inquiries and submit resume at careers@ispaceenvironments.com

DSGW Architects – Interior Designer (entry level)

Posted:

5.10.19

Position:

Interior Designer (entry level)

Organization:

DSGW Architects

Location:

Minnesota

Description:

Our practice is based in multiple offices in Minnesota, but our design work takes us to great locations throughout the US.  We have been practicing for over 80 years, which means our spectrum of talent is highly experienced, creative and diverse. Our design is focused on hospitality, education, healthcare, multi-family residential and work place.  Our culture nurtures creativity, respect, collaboration, independent decision making and impeccable integrity.  We are currently seeking a full-time entry-level Interior Designer to join our team, so if we just described your guiding principles, we’d love to hear from you!

 

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have an AA or BS degree in Interior Design with a CID certification, or a strong desire to get certified.  Experience should be entry-level up to 5 years with strong rendering / graphic skills, including 3-D computer drafting and rendering software (Revit).   The ideal candidate will be able to work in teams and individually on multiple projects, is self-motivated, has a desire to grow / learn from professionals in the industry.

 

Requirements:

  • AA or BS in Interior Design
  • Desire to become CID certified / CID certification
  • 0-5 years of experience
  • Live within travel distance to our Duluth office

 

To apply, please send us:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume / CV
  • Two (2) references
  •  Small portfolio of examples in Revit / rendering
bdh+young Interiors | Architecture – Design Studio | Office Coordinator

Posted:

5.7.19

Position:

Design Studio | Office Coordinator

Organization:

bdh+young Interiors | Architecture

Location:

Minneapolis, MN

Description:

bdh+young is looking for a person with 5+ years of experience in the design industry to manage the Interior Design Studio and overall office environment. This position maintains on-going contact with product representatives to keep Interior Design resources current, provides office management and some administrative support, manages and obtains general office supplies, and maintains housekeeping duties in the Studio and Break Room.  Direct management of staff includes managing Interior Design Interns.

Company/Organization:

bdh+young Interiors | Architecture

Contact Name:

Beth Nordstrom

Contact Email:

resumes@bdhyoung.com

Position Experience Type: 

Interior Design Degree with 5+ years of experience

Job Posting Link: 

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/120229

University of Wisconsin-Stout – Lecturer / Interior Design

Posted:

4.24.19

Position:

Lecturer / Interior Design

Organization:

University of Wisconsin-Stout

Location:

Menomonie, WI

Summary:

Title: Lecturer – Interior Design
Full-time or Part-time, temporary, non-tenure track
Department of Design, School of Art and Design

Appointment Start Date:  August 19, 2019

Appointment End Date:  January 2, 2020

 

The Department of Design within the School of Art & Design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for an open position in the BFA in Interior Design program.  This position is a non-tenure track temporary position for Fall 2019 semester only, that may be filled by one person teaching full-time or two people teaching part-time.  The Interior Design BFA is a CIDA (Council for Interior Design Accreditation) accredited program and is comprised of approximately 130 students.  The Interior Design BFA program aims to: educate professional interior designers through theory, practice and history; to develop articulate practitioners and advocates; to maintain curriculum, programs, and technologies relevant to current directions in society, as well as interior education and research; and to enrich the learning environment and community through sensitivity to social, environmental, and cultural issues.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Undergraduate degree in Interior Design from CIDA accredited program
  • 2+ years of graduate education, teaching, or industry work experience related to interior design
  • Demonstrated experience using digital applications and software (including, but not limited to Revit, Sketchup, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite)

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree in Interior Design or related field OR Terminal Degree such as Ph.D., M.F.A. or equivalent in Interior Design or related field
  • NCIDQ certification
  • LEED Green Associate or LEED Accredited Professional
  • Evidence of teaching potential at undergraduate level

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Teach three studio courses, following National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) guidelines, that may include beginning, intermediate and advanced Interior Design Studio classes.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Contribution to a rigorous learning environment with willingness to use traditional, alternative and digital delivery methods
  • Demonstration of organizational skills, collegiality and the participation in the Interior Design program and department/school
  • Commitment to undergraduate teaching
  • Commitment to working with diverse populations and fostering an inclusive learning environment
  • Providing academic advisement for students and assessment of student learning
  • Participating in course and program assessment
  • Performing other duties as designated by Chair

 

ABOUT THE INTERIOR DESIGN PROGRAM

The Interior Design Program at UW-Stout competes on both a regional and national level, attracting students from around the country and regularly participating in professional organizations such as ASID, IIDA, NEWH, IDEC, and IES.  The program curriculum prepares students for careers in interior design that encompass residential and commercial space planning, lighting design, research, construction documentation and sustainable design.  Students also put theory and critical thinking into action with applied learning projects that scaffold the learning throughout the program’s timeline.  For more information, please visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/programs/bfa-interior-design

 

ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN

The School of Art & Design has over 60 faculty/staff and over 1,000 students, making it the largest public higher education art and design entity in the upper Midwest. UW–Stout has six distinct BFA programs, including Entertainment Design, Game Design & Development—Art, Graphic Design & Interactive Media, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Studio Art, a BS in Art Education, and an MFA program in Design. The School of Art & Design student population accounts for roughly 13% of the on-campus undergraduate population at UW-Stout. For more information, please visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/artdes

 

CAMPUS INFORMATION

The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system—it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights its combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries. UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

 

The university is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, just 60 minutes east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Menomonie is a vibrant town of 16,000, and is surrounded by lakes, streams and woodlands. The community is part of the scenic Chippewa Valley Region, which has a population base of more than 200,000.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.

Facts and data about the university:  http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.

 

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check and the reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

 

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

To submit an application online go to: https://jobs.uwstout.edu/lecturer-interior-design/job/10940344

 

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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