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Current Job Postings

General Office Products

Interior Designer

Posted 8-30-2016 – More information ▼

Interior Designer
Looking for a position to grow your design career? Interested in a new challenge in a fast-paced, exciting work environment? Want to work with amazing clientele?
…Join our dynamic design team at General Office Products!

GOP, a Steelcase Platinum Partner furniture dealership, has an exciting opportunity for a qualified Interior Designer. Now celebrating our 53rd anniversary, we are a reputable, design-focused leader in the contract interiors industry. We offer substantial design services for our corporate, healthcare and education clientele. The primary role of an Interior Designer is to support our sales staff by utilizing your expertise in design, concept development and space planning, through a consultative team approach to build client relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with dealership sales and clients to determine project scope, product selection and present design concepts
  • Develop space plans, typicals and renderings
  • Create detailed furniture specifications
  • Check plans for accuracy and compliance with local codes/ADA requirements
  • Fabric and finish selections
  • Manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Ideal Skill Set:

  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to manage projects and adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable and progressive with technology
  • Great team player
  • Self-directed with a high level of initiative

Requirements:

  • Degree in Interior Design, with 2-3 years of commercial design experience
  • Proficiency with AutoCad and/orRevit
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Dealership experience preferred and working knowledge of Steelcase systems furniture
  • CET Designer (3D rendering software) knowledge a plus

Our newly renovated facility provides an innovative, exciting work environment! We offer an exciting performance bonus plan, comprehensive retirement/health benefits, and the technology and work environment that promotes mobility – as well as competitive compensation.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications can submit their resume, cover letter and additional documentation through our website at http://www.gopco.com/career/interior-designer/

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

Elness Swenson Graham Architects (ESG)

Interior Designer

Posted 8-26-2016 – More information ▼

Elness Swenson Graham Architects (ESG) is an award winning design firm with a national practice in urban residential, hospitality, workplace environments, higher education, branding and graphic design. Since the company's founding over three decades ago, ESG has helped clients create environments for community, business, and leisure by providing holistic, creative solutions to complex problems. The company's mission is to enrich the built environment beyond architecture and buildings; to deliver the superior, the timeless, the memorable and the unique; and to design environments that capture the human spirit and uplift our lives.

ESG currently has an opening for a talented Interior Designer with a minimum of five to seven (5-7) years of professional experience, competent in covering a wide variety of tasks centered on the interior design process through all phases of design documentation, from conceptual design through construction administration.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaboration with interdisciplinary team on multiple projects and project types.
  • Involvement in entire project process, from programming through design and into construction.
  • Development of finish plans, drawings, details, models and construction documents.
  • Development of furniture budgets and specifications.
  • Development of client presentation materials.
  • Coordination of product reps, furniture dealers and other project consultants.
  • Assistance with project proposals.

Qualifications:

  • Interior Design Degree
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of Interior Design experience in commercial architecture and construction field
  • Highly motivated, excellent time management and ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of commercial design
  • High level of conceptual creativity, innovative thinking and problem solving
  • Ability to provide efficient and elegant design solutions
  • Strong graphical and presentation skills (proficiency in REVIT, Adobe Creative Suite, 3D Modeling Software)
  • Ability to have a solid working relationship with clients and internal teams

If you meet the minimum qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply with your cover letter, resume and project samples.
Contact:
Andrea Larson
andrea.larson@esgarch.com
612-373-4606

Progressive Architecture

Interior Designer

Posted 8-26-2016 – More information ▼

Who We Are.
Progressive Architecture - White Bear Lake, MN

Progressive Architecture is a collaborative, design focused Architecture and Interior Design firm located in White Bear Lake MN. Progressive has provided numerous clients with a wide variety of project types for the past 28 years.

We try to make the workplace as flexible as possible to our employees, we recognize that people have a personal life.

You
We are looking for a full-time energetic, Interior Designer / Interior Architect with five to ten years of experience. You will be involved with all phases of building Interior Design and assisting in Architecture as well. You will have many "hats" while working with us. We have cleaning days, planting days in the spring, and even once in a while we will do other things such as install blinds or ?? whatever.

If you have other interests or strengths that you feel would help out. Let us know. We would welcome any additional strengths or interests that you may have.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design of projects thru all phases of design: Programming thru Construction Observation
  • Collaborate and communicate with other team members thru the design process.
  • Strengthen the initial design thru material, and finish selections.
  • Strengthen the initial design thru Design Development.
  • Ability to communicate and produce Construction Documents
  • Attend meetings thru the process.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Interior Design
  • Design experience with a minimum of 5 years
  • Professional four year Interior Design Degree
  • Commercial experience
  • Basic knowledge of building codes.
  • Highly creative
  • Strong comprehension of good design
  • Ability to communicate concepts thru graphics and presentation skills.
  • Flexible
  • Professional Work Ethic.
  • FUN !

Software Skills:

  • Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Suite - products, MS Office, etc.

If you are interested please send us your resume and portfolio to:
smower@progressivearch.com
Or Call 651 292-1061 and ask for Scott.

HGA Architects and Engineers

Student Intern - Interior Design

Posted 8-24-2016 – More information ▼

We have an excellent opportunity for a student who wishes to gain hands-on experience in an architectural/engineering/interior design environment as a paid student intern. 

Responsibilities will include working closely with team members on specific projects with the potential to be involved in a wide range of project-related work including assisting designers with space planning, interior detailing, 3D modeling, finish and material research, presentation materials and boards and maintaining the resource library.  

Requirements: Must have completed three years of a 4+-year interior design program, preferably CIDA accredited. Students must also have working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) Revit and 3-D software (SketchUp, 3ds Max, etc.). Preference will be given to those with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.

To apply:

  • Submit a resume in PDF format indicating degree program, anticipated degree completion date, and GPA.
  • Attach a work sample of not more than 6 pages. If you are including group projects in your portfolio, please indicate your role on the project. 

HGA is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered without discrimination with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other statuses protected by state, local or other applicable laws.  This policy extends to all aspects of employment, including recruitment and hiring.

RSP Architects

Interior Designer

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

Do you believe design can improve lives? That it can increase productivity, engage employees and promote wellbeing? All at the same time? We do. RSP Architects is looking for creative, smart, problem-solvers to join our team. Our ideal candidate is passionate about design, particular about the details and craves collaboration.

Interior Designers lead and collaborate on interiors projects at RSP. An Interior Designer is responsible for protecting the public health, safety and welfare while creating functional and aesthetically pleasing interior environments. They support the lead designer on multiple projects by collaborating on design, product sourcing, presentation preparation, and documents and specification production for various project phases. Interior Designers are responsible and accountable to the Principal-in-Charge or Project Manager for successful projects that deliver quality interior design, meet RSP profit goals and result in a happy client.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Fiscal Responsibility- Interior Designers are responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of their projects as approved by the Principal-in-Charge and/or Project Manager
  • Contract Management- Interior Designers are responsible to meet all aspects of contract requirements set by the Project Manager
  • Design- Interior Designers support the design vision and efforts
  • Project Delivery- Interior Designers support all interior aspects of project delivery
  • Relationship Management/Business Development- Interior Designers are responsible for building new and future "trusted-partner" relationships in support of successful project delivery
  • Leadership- Interior Designers, through their example and guidance, are a resource for encouraging their team members' professional development

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience in Revit a plus
  • Demonstrated understanding of systems furniture
  • Understanding of building codes
  • Ability to create a space plan
  • Experience in proactively communicating with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to travel frequently within the metro area

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 3 years professional interior design experience preferred
  • Professional Interior Design Degree from a CIDA school preferred
  • Experience working in professional interior design studio preferred
  • Completed academic internship required

To learn more about RSP Architects, please visit our website at www.rsparch.com. To apply, please visit www.rsparch.com/careers

RSP Architects

Project Interior Designer 

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

A Project Interior Designer is responsible for interpreting, organizing and executing the conceptual design of a project as well as utilizing creativity, foresight and judgment to meet project requirements and objectives through project completion. Lead and collaborate with the team in all phases of an Interiors project including: programming, schematic design, design development, construction documentation and construction administration.

A Project Interior Designer is an integral part of the architectural and interior design team. Project Interior Designers are responsible and accountable to the Principal-in-Charge or Project Manager for successful projects that deliver quality interior design, meet RSP profit goals and result in a happy client.

We are seeking a Project Interior Designer to join our National Design Team.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Fiscal Responsibility– Responsible for meeting the goals and objectives of their projects as approved by the Principal-in-Charge and/or Project Manager
  • Contract Management– Responsible to meet all aspects of contract requirements set by the Project Manager. They also work with marketing to prepare proposals and interview strategies
  • Design– Leads and/or executes the design vision and efforts
  • Project Delivery– Responsible for all interior aspects of project delivery.
  • Relationship Management/ Business Development- Responsible for building new and future "trusted-partner" relationships in support of successful project delivery
  • Leadership– Through their example and guidance, are a resource for encouraging their team members' professional development

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated understanding of FF&E selection and specification
  • High level of ability to create a space plan
  • Highly skilled in preparing design and presentation documents
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Highly skilled in performing field verification
  • Able to produce 3D renderings to articulate design concepts

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Professional Degree in Interior Design
  • Minimum 5 years Interior Design experience preferred
  • NCIDQ/CID Required
  • LEED accredited preferred

To learn more about RSP Architects, please visit our website at www.rsparch.com. To apply, please visit www.rsparch.com/careers.

RSP Architects

Senior Project Interior Designer

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

If you thrive in a fast-paced, energizing and collaborative work environment we want to hear from you. RSP is looking for an innovative, thoughtful and experienced Interior Designer to join our Interiors Group.  We are a growing team of design professionals with a wide array of project types.  The group project types include: Corporate interiors & office tenant improvement, Entertainment and Hospitality, Science and Technology and Government / Military.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in all phases of an interiors project including programming, space planning, design development, construction documentation & construction administration
  • Independently manage multiple projects and tasks
  • Introduce new design concepts and workplace strategies to corporate clients through industry research and a working knowledge of techniques and products used in commercial environments
  • Review work of, coach and mentor Interior Designers
  • Provide solutions for detailing of custom features
  • Present design concepts, materials and furniture to clients
  • Develop and manage FFE budgets and schedules

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in Interior Design from an Accredited Program
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience working on medium to large-scale corporate office projects
  • Considerable experience in space planning and systems furniture specification
  • Ability to provide design review and direction to design teams
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Understanding of commercial building codes
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite required
  • Experience using Revit and Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • NCIDQ accreditation required, LEED AP preferred

To learn more about RSP Architects, please visit our website at www.rsparch.com. To apply, please visit www.rsparch.com/careers.

RSP Architects

Interior Project Manager

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

Do you believe design can improve lives?  That it can increase productivity, engage employees and promote well-being all at the same time?  We do.  RSP Architects is looking for creative, smart, problem-solvers to join our Corporate Workplace Team.  The 40 members of our Corporate Workplace Team work with Fortune 50 corporate clients to deliver dynamic work-spaces across the globe.  Our ideal candidate is passionate about design, particular about the details and craves collaboration.  You also speak "corporate" and know how to translate a company's mission into space.

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Managing the design delivery of corporate tenant improvement projects across the U.S.
  • Managing high profile, corporate client relationships
  • Developing scope and fees for individual projects
  • Managing staff, project scheduling, work authorization, budgeting and quality control
  • Leading a full service project team by working across all aspects of the design process – including project initiation, programming, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, and construction administration

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Must possess strong customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to understand multiple agendas and create solutions that work for all parties
  • Competency to prioritize effectively and adjust work accordingly to meet deadlines
  • Adept at dealing with multiple projects ranging from simple to very complex
  • Exceptional problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to travel in the United States

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design or Architecture from an accredited school
  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience within a commercial architecture firm required
  • Minimum 2 years project management experience
  • Experience working with corporate clients nationally is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, PowerPoint

To learn more about RSP Architects, please visit our website at www.rsparch.com. To apply, please visit www.rsparch.com/careers.

Twin Cities Rep Group

Sales Representative

Posted 8-11-2016 – More information ▼

Established and thriving independent manufacturer rep. group of mid-market commercial furniture seeking a Sales Representative to join our team.

Candidate must be proactive, enthusiastic, resourceful and creative in searching for new business while servicing and maintaining existing client base. The candidate must possess the ability to work efficiently and productively with a variety of audiences, be detail oriented, an excellent communicator, highly organized, be able to work independently and have excellent follow up skills.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Review and analyze accounts regularly to identify additional sales opportunities and maximize sales in assigned territory.
  • Achieve sales objectives as defined by management.
  • Develop thorough product knowledge through day-to-day selling activities, research and participation in vendor training.
  • Visit customers regularly to meet with managers, associates and designers to ensure all represented products and collateral are current.
  • Educate clients on represented product lines via in-person and on-line presentations.
  • Prospect new and inactive clients to optimize sales productivity.
  • Actively participate in showroom events, including event preparation.
  • Participate in maintaining the showroom.
  • Follow established administrative procedures.
  • Some travel required.

Requirements:

Bachelor degree with at least 2-3 years sales experience in a showroom, interior design or relevant field. Proven track record of achieving and/or exceeding sales goals. Ability to negotiate and close deals. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Computer proficiency with working knowledge of all MS Office programs. Contract furniture industry experience preferred.

To apply to this position, please send your resume to twincitiesrepgroup@gmail.com.

Innovative Office Solutions

Interior Designer

Posted 8-9-2016 – More information ▼

Job Title:  Interior Designer
Department:   Furniture
Status:  Full Time / Exempt
Reports To:  Furniture Manager                 

As an Innovative Office Solutions furniture interior designer, you are at the heart of our value proposition.  Our customers need your creativity, your unique way of solving problems, your ability to persuade them toward the most beneficial solution and your fluency in the technology that makes solutions come to life.  Your projects will progress through three distinct phases.

Essential Functions:

  • Discovery:
    • Work with Account Executives to sell smaller jobs or work as a part of larger team with Furniture Specialist & others on bigger, more complex jobs.
    • Encourage Account Executive use of work orders
    • Assist Account Executives in appointments and tours
    • Assist Account Executives as needed with site measurement and inventories
    • Articulate the benefits of using one product over another.  Be able to apply this knowledge to solve problems.
    • Budget pricing
    • Help fellow designers maintain the design library & stock appropriate tools.  Order samples as necessary.
    • Build and maintain working relationships with vendors and vendor representatives
  • Solutions:
    • Problem solving through design and product selection
    • Design and space planning
    • Create Customer Presentation using InDesign software
    • Keep open lines of communication with Account Executives to ensure project success
    • Drawings and specifications
    • Project Renderings
    • Obtain installation quotes as needed
    • Navigate contracts to quote the best available pricing to the customer.
  • Selection:
    • RFP response documentation
    • Final Pricing
    • Working knowledge of MBS-Dev to be able to import XML file and verify accuracy.
    • Installation documents
    • File completed projects
  • Team Work:
    • Openly exchange ideas and opinions with co-workers and ask for help when needed
    • Work with walk-ins to select furniture.
    • Work inventory into furniture proposals whenever possible
    • Prioritize work load and have a customer first attitude
    • Maintain a positive attitude and overall communication
    • Other Duties As Assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and aptitude for computer systems including:
    • MBS-Dev
    • Microsoft Office Products
    • AutoCad
    • CAP / Worksheet / 2020
    • Visual Impressionsmark
    • InDesign
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative, team environment.
  • Work well under pressure and achieve deadlines.
  • Have problem solving abilities.
  • Ability to record and work with detailed information accurately.
  • Have strong persuasive and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate both written and orally.
  • Must be reliable and prompt.
  • Must be computer literate.

The Innovative Brand Promise

Expect Response
Expect Reduction
Expect Relief

The Innovative Core Values

Keep It Simple
Own It!
Learn—Teach—Grow
Be Honest and Humble
Just Communicate
Inspire Smiles

To apply, please go to:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=adphr&jobId=11664&lang=en_US&source=CC962451
Equal Employment Opportunity                                    7/2016

Haldeman Homme Inc

Designer / Space Planner / Project Manager

Posted 8-4-2016 – More information ▼

The Perfect Fit
You are part artist, part visionary, part engineer and part computer tech wizard, all rolled into one through use of DIRTT Environmental Solutions. You can take a clients' needs and ideas and guide them from concept to factory order, using your strong design background and pushing 21st century tools to the limit in the name of building better client solutions. You will keep things moving smoothly from the time the order is accepted through to the last site check when the project is complete, protecting your interests and making sure what you asked for is delivered. You are driven by a commitment to outstanding customer satisfaction and possess a strong team spirit. If you are a self-motivated, creative thinker committed to delivering best in class service to provide innovative, creative, and sustainable workplace solutions to our customers, we'd love to hear from you.

The Culture
An ESOP company, founded in 1924, Haldeman Homme offers total facility solutions and our mission is to improve the lives of the people we serve. Our clientele include contractors, architects, commercial environments, health care facilities, colleges and universities. Whether we are outfitting your laboratory, gymnasium, classroom or commercial office, our dedicated team is working to exceed your expectations.

The Job
The DIRTT Project Manager & Technical Designer is responsible for, among others, the following duties:

  • Interpreting design solutions for end users & designers and creating technical specifications;
  • Managing project installation to ensure its completion to the highest standards;
  • Consulting with architect & design firms to review design interpretations;
  • Collaborating with construction subcontractors and other stakeholders for coordination and understanding of scope documents;
  • Reviewing site plans for critical dimensions and logistics;
  • Preparing installation quotes;
  • Review all production information and drawings for accuracy;
  • Understand the scope of work on site and know all the details of a project;
  • Stay in close touch with onsite personnel including the general contractor and subtrades;
  • Manage submittals to the factory and schedule punch list items;
  • Understand all local code requirements including construction, millwork, power and networks;
  • Ensure DIRTT solutions are installed to our specifications and quality standards;
  • Understand that a DIRTT project is not a product installation. Working with DIRTT should be an innovative and unique experience for every client, from initial education through to final walkthrough.

Project Manager / Technical Designer assets and attributes
The ideal candidate can effectively manage these responsibilities because the skills they bring to the table include:

  • A high sense of urgency, able to execute on tasks efficiently and calmly when multitasking and quick thinking are required;
  • A self-motivated and entrepreneurial nature: a problem solver;
  • An aptitude with technology and willingness to learn;
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills that let them work closely with all project stakeholders as well as DIRTT teammates, to manage expectations and ensure the client's experience is a positive one;
  • Strong organizational skills and a mind like a steel trap so they remember the details of each project and scope of work;
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in building construction or construction management, or a technical diploma in engineering or architecture;
  • Three to five years of construction, architectural or related experience;
  • Previous knowledge of DIRTT's solutions including its layers and how they work together, as well as an understanding of how DIRTT is installed, would be an asset.
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Office, AutoCAD™, and an enthusiasm for learning new software programs;
  • A valid driver's license, a clean driving record, and a reliable vehicle are required for travel throughout Minnesota.

** Haldeman Homme Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer**

Website www.haldemanhomme.com

Email resumes to NFerderer@haldemanhomme.com

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

Interior Designer

Posted 8-4-2016 – More information ▼

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., an international design office, has staffing needs in the areas listed below. Our work environment is relaxed and informal; the commitment to architecture and design is passionate and pervasive.

We are a full service design firm delivering architectural design, urban design, landscape design, interior design and brand design in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits, support towards licensure, and work in an open environment overlooking the Mississippi River.

Cuningham Group strives to align the skills, talents and energies of a diverse group of people to bring about a project that surpasses the expectations of the client. This team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture.

Cuningham Group is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Interior Designer
Cuningham Group Minneapolis is seeking qualified candidates, with 3-8 years of experience, to support the Design team.

We are looking for motived individuals committed to high quality design to join our Live/Work Studio.  Successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the lead designer on multiple projects by collaborating on design, product sourcing, preparing presentations and producing documents and specifications including FF&E.

Specific duties will include:

  • Working in a team environment, always striving towards the common goal of a successful project.
  • Collaboration on conceptual design with the ability to be literal or clever when working on thematic designs.
  • Produce presentations and computer generated renderings utilizing Photoshop.
  • Technical plans and documentation, utilizing Revit.
  • Assist in selection, research and specification of all Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment, Finishes and Lighting.
  • Travel for on-site coordination meetings.
  • Problem solving as an independent and as part of a team.
  • Organizing project bins and producing specific maintenance or specification information to the client or their operations department.

Must have and display:

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design.
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • Team Player Attitude.
  • Must be able to take specific direction while applying common sense and motivation so as not to hold up timelines.
  • Flexibility in work schedule. Overtime is sometimes necessary when working on deadline driven projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite required. Experience in Sketch Up, Rhino or other modeling programs a plus.
  • Experience with Revit in a documentation environment.
  • Desire to further education and obtain NCIDQ.
  • Commitment to sustainable design.

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

Interior Designer

Posted 8-4-2016 – More information ▼

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc., an international design office, has staffing needs in the areas listed below. Our work environment is relaxed and informal; the commitment to architecture and design is passionate and pervasive.

We are a full service design firm delivering architectural design, urban design, landscape design, interior design and brand design in a collaborative, cross-disciplinary environment.  We offer competitive salaries and benefits, support towards licensure, and work in an open environment overlooking the Mississippi River.

Cuningham Group strives to align the skills, talents and energies of a diverse group of people to bring about a project that surpasses the expectations of the client. This team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture.

Cuningham Group is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Interior Designer
Cuningham Group Minneapolis is seeking qualified candidates to support a Design team.

We are looking for motived individuals committed to high quality design to join our Live/Work Studio.  Successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the lead designer on multiple projects by collaborating on design, product sourcing, preparing presentations, material and FF&E selections/specifications and producing/coordinating/quality control of construction documents authored by our firm and our consultants.

Specific duties will include:

  • Working in a team environment, always striving towards the common goal of a successful project.
  • Collaboration on conceptual design with the ability to be literal or clever when working on thematic designs.
  • Produce/collaborate on presentations and computer generated renderings utilizing Photoshop.
  • Technical plans and documentation, utilizing Revit.
  • Assist in selection, research and specification of all Furnishings, Fixtures &Equipment, Finishes and Lighting.
  • Travel for on-site coordination meetings will be weekly or bi-weekly for one to three days at a time.
  • Problem solving as an independent and as part of a team.
  • Coordinate organization of project bins and producing specific maintenance or specification information to the client or their operations department.
  • Participate in staffing issues including workload assessment.
  • Intercept questions/needs/comments from the clients and consultants.  
  • Review of all submittals and requests for information (RFI). 
  • Establish relationships with client, consultants and contractors and coordinate work requests from them as appropriate. 
  • Provide input on budget issues.
  • Collaborate with outside designers to relay standards, coordinate with contractors, review and interpret  interior documents and review their submittals and RFIs prior to processing.

Must have and display:

  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design.  NCIDQ certified is beneficial.
  • Strong Communication Skills.
  • Team Player Attitude.
  • Must be able to take specific direction while applying common sense and motivation so as not to hold up timelines.
  • Flexibility in work schedule. Overtime is sometimes necessary when working on deadline driven projects.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Adobe Creative Suite required. Experience in Sketch Up, Rhino or other modeling programs a plus.
  • Experience with Revit in a documentation environment.
  • Commitment to sustainable design.

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Head of Facilities

Posted 7-28-2016 – More information ▼

The Job
The Head of Facilities is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective operations and maintenance of the physical plants and grounds for the main museum building (439,577 sq ft) as well as several ancillary properties. This position ensures a safe, accessible and welcoming environment for visitors, staff and volunteers and makes certain that building systems are operating at top efficiency for preservation and safe keeping of the works of art. This position is responsible for establishing maintenance standards, policies and procedures for current and any future properties. Creates awareness of and support for sustainability strategies and implements them across the museum. Develops and implements short/medium/long term capital repair and replacement plans.

In this role, you will…

  • Manage Facilities department in a manner which results in all maintenance, repair and replacement work being completed in best possible way and in a timely fashion within budget.
  • Determine short, medium and long term goals for maintenance, repair and replacement ensuring that work is completed in a timely, proactive and cost effective manner.
  • Manage Facilities component of ongoing construction/remodeling projects for the safety of the collection, visitors and staff and to minimize disruption as much as possible.
  • Ensure the museum is in compliance with all OSHA, City, County, State and Federal standards, as well as any other standards relating to the facilities & grounds including mechanical and electrical equipment. 
  • Supervise the Facilities staff including recruitment, hiring, training, and performance evaluation.

Specific Requirements

  • BS degree or equivalent work experience.
  • State of Minnesota Chief Engineer's License. Refrigeration License preferred.
  • Ten or more years of experience in Facilities management including experience with temperature and humidity controls in a museum setting or similar environment.
  • Knowledge of building codes, property management operations, MPCA, fire/life safety, OSHA regulations and critical systems environments.
  • Experience with green related solutions.
  • Experience managing a department, including staff and budgets.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects as well as day-to-day activities.
  • Proven ability to work effectively and build positive professional relationships with key internal and external contacts.
  • Excellent communication, organization and computer skills.

Who You Are
You are a leader who brings projects to completion on plan, on time and on budget.  You take pride in keeping the building systems running well and the grounds immaculate.  You can effectively lead and manage a team to accomplish facility related goals. You thrive in a busy environment where you have many internal clients and you juggle projects and day-to-day activities. You take ownership in the facilities understanding that the buildings are your top priority and you are willing to respond at all hours to alarms and emergencies to ensure the safety of the collection, visitors, staff and volunteers.
You're good at and enjoy…

  • Boilers, HVAC systems and all things mechanical.
  • Problem-solving to keep building systems running at peak efficiency at all times.
  • Recognizing the value in others' unique perspectives.
  • Knowing your success is directly related to visitor satisfaction.
  • Setting challenging goals and achieving them.

Mia Culture
The Minneapolis Institute of Art is an audience-focused workplace where everyone strives to provide excellent service and cultivate honest and positive relationships. Generosity, agility, emotional intelligence, positive energy, and driving results are the core values that define Mia's culture. Successful employment at Mia includes full embrace and consistent demonstration of these values by all team members.

To Apply
To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter including your interest in the position, what you will bring to the position, and why you are the ideal candidate, and a resume outlining your educational and professional experience to miajobs@artsmia.org.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

NELSON

Senior Designer – Corporate/Commerical

Posted 7-18-2016 – More information ▼

We are seeking a Senior Designer – Corporate/Commerical for our Minneapolis, MN office. The Senior Designer will direct project development and design issues including creative and concept development. The Senior Designer will also participate in all phases of projects meeting including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, furniture specification, and oversight of design intent during CD and CA phases.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate with the Project Manager in consultation with the client to establish project goals and objectives including, but not limited to: design intent, schedule and budget parameters
  • Develop appropriate procedures for gathering, coordinating, and synthesizing the project requirements through interviews and discussions with the client on functional, operational and cultural issues
  • Interpret the program data and prepare/oversee the final report and recommendations and manage the validation process, as necessary for the program data
  • Establish the conceptual design direction as a response to the program requirements and client's goals and objectives
  • Responsible for the development of space plans, which meet the program requirements, client's goals and objectives, building constraints and applicable codes, elevations, sketches, and architectural details that illustrate the design intent and use of materials
  • Responsible for the research and selection of architectural products and systems, finishes and furniture
  • Develop plans, elevations and architectural details that illustrate the design intent and use of materials.
  • Review the construction documents and specifications to ensure that the design intent is being maintained
  • Overview, monitor and manage the production of furniture and equipment contract documents

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or related field and 8+ years' experience in interior design or architecture
  • Certificate or Registration of Interior Designer or certification through NCIDQ preferred.  LEED AP accreditation preferred
  • Proficient with AutoCAD and Revit preferred
  • Professional membership and active participation in Industry Associations ie. IIDA and ASID preferred

NELSON is a global architecture, design, and consulting services firm with offices located across the country. With a client list featuring 40% of Fortune 100 and 500 companies, NELSON is one of the Zweig Group's "2015 Hot Firms" and in the top ten of Interior Design Magazine's Design Giants. For more information on NELSON, please visit our website at www.nelsononline.com.

Please apply through our website at https://www.nelsononline.com/who-we-are/careers/job-openings/senior-interior-designer-dp3.

Medtronic

Associate Facilities Space Planner

Posted 7-8-2016 – More information ▼

SYSTEM TITLE: Associate Facilities Space Planner
BUSINESS TITLE: Associate Facilities Space Planner
JOB CODE: 050310
DEPARTMENT:  MDT Real Estate Operations
Date Last Updated: 6/6/16           

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Associate Facilities Space Planner will support the Design Leads and department Project Managers on design plans and FF&E pricing regarding individual projects.

Responsible for project support activities on global projects and assigned TC MAC projects.  Position will have limited interaction with customers.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support Design Lead and Project Manager on projects by providing space planning and move management to complete move and reconfiguration projects, planning and design coordination, scheduling, pricing and reporting, processing invoices,  project documentation and project close-out following Medtronic Global Space Standards.
  • Coordinate assigned activities with internal and external partner and suppliers.
  • Coordinate with CAD Administrator to update plans and keep database current. 
  • Process project-related purchase orders and invoices.
  • Create workstation signage installation drawings and documentation for obtaining pricing and order placement.
  • Perform FF&E research.
  • Prepare move plans: To/From locations, update move packing instructions on assigned projects.
  • Provide move spreadsheet support to customers to ensure proper completion.
  • Provide on-site move support, and post move activities.
  • Perform field verifications – including walkthroughs for architectural drawing updates and employee location verifications as needed during project(s).
  • Create documentation for furniture RFP's.
  • Assist PM and Functional leads with technical needs including video conferencing installations.
  • Create 3D drawings for client to understand proposed ideas.
  • Create reference plans/documents to support various aspects of a project or facility.
  • Work with manager to update and keep J drive current for Planning and Design team.
  • Work with manager to update and keep Operations Department intranet site current.
  • Create space measurement take-off's.
  • Create fit-plans under Design lead supervision.
  • Coordinate furniture installation – including dock scheduling, building management coordination, management of vendors, security access for assigned projects.
  • Assist in large-scale furniture donations.

Process Tasks:

  • Facilitate communication with Manager and/or design lead concerning budget, project progress and issues.
  • Implement approved standards and processes.
  • Provide Manager with feedback regarding process improvements.
  • Develop innovative solutions to support processes.
  • Ensure efficient, safe, compliant environments.
  • Ensure compliance with project benchmark data and measurements concerning customer satisfaction.
  • Enter project statistics and monitor project financial data in project tracking system.
  • Maintain, organize and archive all project related documents.
  • Monitor internal and external partners and suppliers.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1+ years design/facilities related work experience

EDUCATION REQUIRED: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Interior design or related field.

DESIRED/PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong customer focus and satisfaction
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of project budgets
  • Proficient on AutoCAD systems and all general office applications
  • Strong verbal, written and listening skills
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Independent problem solving
  • Ability to manage internal and external vendors
  • Understanding and use of various collaboration tools including Live-Meeting, video-conferencing, audio-visual systems, conference room management, mobile technology, etc.
  • Participate in peer associations
  • Continuing education on current fire and life safety codes
  • Understanding of Tririga Move Module

PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:  

  • The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description 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 be independently mobile.  The employee is also required to interact with a computer and communicate with peers and co-workers.
  • Work may involve physical exertion in the transporting of various materials or equipment.
  • Work may require sitting or standing for extended periods of time.