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Current Job Postings

Job State: MN
Job City: Minneapolis
Job ID: REA000219
Company Name: Target
Job Title: Sr Designer | Store Planning
Job Description:
With general direction, assumes responsibility for design, approval, coordination and implementation for all projects assigned. Projects may include concepts, new stores, remodels, special assignments, quality assurance checks, and/or prototype updates.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Sr. Designer, you'll take the lead as you...

  • Assume responsibility for design, approval, coordination and implementation for all projects assigned with general direction. Projects may include concepts, new stores, remodels, special assignments, quality assurance checks, and/or prototype updates
  • Design, produce, and document Feasibility, Schematic, and Design Development documents for all projects. Coordinate plans/documents with Target India for in a timely manner. Manage assigned projects from conception through the construction implementation phases.
  • Facilitate the development of project scope, schedule milestones and costs with Construction, Architecture, and other Target Properties team members
  • Adhere to CAD and design standards
  • Create and maintain accurate numerical data on all projects
  • Coordinates, collaborates and maintains strong relationships with partners (architecture, engineering, procurement, operations, construction, merchandising, presentation, marketing and finance) to develop scopes, schedules and cost estimates.
  • Strong understanding of and advocacy for Target Brand and Store Design Aesthetic. Strong ability to leverage trend information and inspiration to develop clear and compelling direction and designs.
  • General understanding of the business (financial impacts).
  • Create and present projects throughout the project lifecycle to project teams, leadership and/or enterprise partners. Comprehend the nuances of both what was said and how it was said; synthesizes complex information, communicating the appropriate amount of details.

Requirements

  • 4 Year accredited degree (interior design or architecture)
  • 4-6 Years relevant experience (retail preferred)
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and project management skills
  • Strong analytical skills in relation to programming, space allocation and planning.
  • Manual drawing skills to develop preliminary solutions to design problems, individually or in a team environment.
  • High proficiency in CAD or Microstation and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work well with others, while thinking strategically and conceptually.
  • Self motivated and high level of accountability to coordinate multiple projects, develop and adhere to schedules, prioritize workload, work in a fast paced, challenging and continually evolving environment.

Apply URL: https://track.talentbrew.com?jobmediaid=178434&typeid=1

Job State: MN
Job City: Minneapolis
Job ID: REA00021I
Company Name: Target
Job Title: Designer | Store Planning
Job Description:
With general direction, assumes responsibility for design, approval, coordination and implementation for all projects assigned. Projects may include concepts, new stores, remodels, special assignments, quality assurance checks, and/or prototype updates.

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As a Designer, you'll take the lead as you...

  • Assume responsibility for design, approval, coordination and implementation for all projects assigned with general direction. Projects may include concepts, new stores, remodels, special assignments, quality assurance checks, and/or prototype updates
  • Design, produce, and document Feasibility, Schematic, and Design Development documents for all projects. Coordinate plans/documents with Target India for in a timely manner. Manage assigned projects from conception through the construction implementation phases.
  • Facilitate the development of project scope, schedule milestones and costs with Construction, Architecture, and other Target Properties team members
  • Adhere to CAD and design standards
  • Create and maintain accurate numerical data on all projects
  • Coordinates, collaborates and maintains strong relationships with partners (architecture, engineering, procurement, operations, construction, merchandising, presentation, marketing and finance) to develop scopes, schedules and cost estimates.
  • Strong understanding of and advocacy for Target Brand and Store Design Aesthetic.Strong ability to leverage trend information and inspiration to develop clear and compelling direction and designs.
  • General understanding of the business (financial impacts).
  • Create and present projects throughout the project lifecycle to project teams, leadership and/or enterprise partners.Comprehend the nuances of both what was said and how it was said; synthesizes complex information, communicating the appropriate amount of details.

Requirements

  • 4 Year accredited degree (interior design or architecture)
  • Retail design experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational and project management skills
  • Demontrated skills in relation to programming, space allocation and planning.
  • Manual drawing skills to develop preliminary solutions to design problems, individually or in a team environment.
  • High proficiency in CAD or Microstation and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work well with others, while thinking strategically and conceptually.
  • Self motivated and high level of accountability to coordinate multiple projects, develop and adhere to schedules, prioritize workload, work in a fast paced, challenging and continually evolving environment.

Apply URL: https://track.talentbrew.com?jobmediaid=178422&typeid=1

We are seeking a well-organized professional for a part time sales assistant and customer support position. 4 days a week, apx.30 hours.

Requirements:

*Basic knowledge and understanding of the Commercial Furniture and Interior Design Industry. Interior Design as well as textile experience is not necessary but would be very beneficial for this position.

*Must be a versatile, self-motivated and innovative individual who pays close attention to detail.

*Superior communication and interpersonal skills.

*Excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills.

*Proficient in Microsoft Office, Powerpoint and Excel.

*Eager to stay current on Industry trends

Responsibilites

*Customer service

*Maintain showroom sample inventory

*Create Furniture and Textile displays for Interior Design Firms

*Prepare materials for sales presentations

*Sales opportunities in MN as well as outer areas of our sales markets

*Showroom maintenance and organization

*Deliver and order samples for customers

*Some travel is required, 1-2 day trips. Approximately 4-6 times a year

*Create marketing materials

Contact:
wendy@architex.biz
952-933-1332# 2

OPENING FOR AN INTERIOR DESIGNER

Great opportunity with an outstanding company!
Looking for a position to grow your design career? Interested in a new challenge in a fast-paced, exciting work environment? And interested in working with an amazing clientele? …join our dynamic design team at General Office Products! 

GOP is a leading Steelcase furniture dealership with an exciting opportunity for a qualified Interior Designer.  As a privately held company for 54 years, we are a reputable, design focused leader in the contract interiors industry.  GOP offers substantial design services to our corporate, healthcare, and higher education clientele.

Primary Role:

  • Support sales staff, utilizing your expertise in design, concept development & space planning, using a consultative team approach in building 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 Sets:

  • 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 3-5 years of commercial design experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCad and/or Revit
  • 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 office environment!  We offer an exciting performance bonus plan, comprehensive retirement/health benefits, technology & work environment that promotes work mobility and competitive compensation.

Interested candidates who meet the qualifications can submit a resume & cover letter to HR@gopco.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Are you committed to design excellence?
Do you thrive in an environment of collaboration?
Do you have a passion for sustainability?
Do you show a high degree of creativity and entrepreneurship?
If yes, join us in changing the world through design!

As an ID III on the Perkins+Will team, you will:

  • Evaluate, select, and apply advanced design and technical methods, with responsibility for project assignments including programming, design development, production and coordination through construction documents
  • Understand the architectural design process and integration of interior design concepts with ability to lead and develop design element components
  • Develop and produce construction documents and detail sketches; execute red-marked revisions
  • Provide programming and space planning analysis and area calculations
  • Work independently and alongside team to meet project constraints of budget and schedule
  • Develop, prepare, and coordinate presentation materials
  • Be involved with coordinating contractors, consultants, and vendor assignments
  • Collaborate with and may mentor junior staff
  • Utilize your rock star technical skills in Revit and other design application software
  • Work hard, play hard, and learn a lot along the way!

To join us, you should have:

  • A professional degree in Interior Design, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit strongly preferred
  • Experience in all phases and aspects of a project
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
  • Licensure or interest in completing your NCIDQ exams

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a resume and work samples. Include your resume and a compact, representative sample of your work (no larger than 4MB) and submit here: http://perkinswill.com/careers/index.html

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

About Perkins+Will

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

Commercial Interior Designer - Join a top Twin Cities Workplace

Plymouth MN 55441 USA

Intereum, located in Plymouth, is Minnesota's sole certified Herman Miller dealer.  We deliver environments that inspire work, learning and healing by designing, furnishing and equipping interior spaces to businesses. What sets us apart is our awesome and hard-working team, who are dedicated to providing best-in-class service in our industry.  For the second year in a row, we were voted by our employees to Star Tribune's Top Workplaces

We seek an experienced interior designer to join our Commercial Interior Design team.  This highly detailed and fast paced position is an excellent opportunity for a designer who excels in communication, attention to detail and complexity in a dynamic environment.  Day to day our designers work with our sales team and clients to develop a creative design solution, generate proposals, detailed floor plans and product specifications.   Specific duties include:

- Work with clients and sales team to define project goals and objectives
- Gather project scope of work, schedule and budget
- Evaluate furniture options thru block plans and typicals
- Stay current with commercial interior design solutions and trends
- Present creative design solutions to clients
- Produce furniture 3D drawings and renderings
- Create overall furniture floor plans, shop drawings and final specifications
- Prepare installation documents
- Review and ensure all specifications and plans are accurate for order entry
- Maintain accurate project documentation and timesheets
- Assist in final project walk thru / punch list

Qualified candidates are experienced commercial interior designers.  We require intermediate to advanced AutoCAD proficiency. Revit and SketchUp skills desired, but not required.  Our highly productive team of designers share company core values that include: Positive Can-Do Attitude, Quality Driven Throughout, Do the Right Thing, Continuous Improvement, Responsive and Plays Well with Others.  This collaborative position combines technical design with internal and external client management, requiring polished communication skills in managing expectations.

Intereum offers an employee-focused workplace, hosting monthly all-employee get-togethers and quarterly outings.  Our philosophy toward continuous improvement and an engaged leadership style that encourages creativity and empowerment, make an enviable environment poised for continued growth.  We offer a competitive industry salary and full benefits.  Interested applicants please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat.  Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process. Forward resumes to: intereum@redseat.com.   For more info, call Red Seat direct at (651)-317-9211.  We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days. 

Intereum is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Intereum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Interior Designer - Healthcare Market - Join a top Twin Cities Workplace

Plymouth MN 55441 USA

Intereum, located in Plymouth, is Minnesota's sole certified Herman Miller dealer.  We deliver environments that inspire work, learning and healing by designing, furnishing and equipping interior spaces to businesses. What sets us apart is our awesome and hard-working team, who are dedicated to providing best-in-class service in our industry.  For the second year in a row, we were voted by our employees to Star Tribune's Top Workplaces

We seek an experienced interior designer to join our Healthcare Interior Design team.  This highly detailed and fast paced position is an excellent opportunity for a designer who excels in communication, attention to detail and complexity in a dynamic environment.  Day to day our designers work with our sales team and clients to develop a creative design solution, generate proposals, detailed floor plans and product specifications.   Specific duties include:

- Work with clients and sales team to define project goals and objectives
- Gather project scope of work, schedule and budget
- Evaluate furniture options thru block plans and typicals
- Stay current with commercial interior design solutions and trends
- Present creative design solutions to clients
- Produce furniture 3D drawings and renderings
- Create overall furniture floor plans, shop drawings and final specifications
- Prepare installation documents
- Review and ensure all specifications and plans are accurate for order entry
- Maintain accurate project documentation and timesheets
- Assist in final project walk thru / punch list

Qualified candidates are experienced healthcare interior designers.  We require intermediate to advanced AutoCAD proficiency. Revit and SketchUp skills desired, but not required.  Our highly productive team of designers share company core values that include: Positive Can-Do Attitude, Quality Driven Throughout, Do the Right Thing, Continuous Improvement, Responsive and Plays Well with Others.  This collaborative position combines technical design with internal and external client management, requiring polished communication skills in managing expectations.

Intereum offers an employee-focused workplace, hosting monthly all-employee get-togethers and quarterly outings.  Our philosophy toward continuous improvement and an engaged leadership style that encourages creativity and empowerment, make an enviable environment poised for continued growth.  We offer a competitive industry salary and full benefits.  Interested applicants please forward your resume to our hiring resource, Red Seat.  Red Seat is not a recruiter or employment agency but a contract HR company assisting us in the hiring process. Forward resumes to: intereum@redseat.com.   For more info, call Red Seat direct at (651)-317-9211.  We will confirm receipt of your resume within two business days. 

Intereum is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Intereum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Salary:    negotiated  
Contact Information:    Betsy Vohs   
Contact Phone:    651-335-3455   
Contact Email:    betsy@studio-b-v.com   

Studio BV is seeking a Project Architect to join our team! Studio BV is a multidisciplinary design firm, which affords us the unique perspective of working on projects on varies scales and through myriad lenses. We design to accelerate change in culture, communities and action. We began this studio to remake what a design firm can be. If you want to shift your point of view and rethink the way design is delivered, come work with us. Design Architect will lead teams, work on technical details, engage with clients, contribute to the design and problem solving, and create technical documentation, specifications, construction documents, and construction administration. Full knowledge of architectural principles/practices. Good communication and management skills. Must be a licensed architect. Must have Revit and Adobe CS Experience. Please submit work samples along with your resume and cover letter. 7-12 years experience preferred.

Contact Information:    Betsy Vohs   
Contact Phone:    651-335-3455   
Contact Email:    betsy@studio-b-v.com   

Studio BV is seeking a mid-level designer for our team!  Studio BV is a multidisciplinary design firm, which affords us the unique perspective of working on projects on varies scales and through myriad lenses. We design to accelerate change in culture, communities and action. We began this studio to remake what a design firm can be. If you want to shift your point of view and rethink the way design is delivered, come work with us. The designer will work with design team, working on creating design concepts, defining programming needs, conceptual design, schematic design, and design development. Resolves complex technical and design issues, develops design presentations, has extensive visualization skills. Outstanding graphic presentation skills Revit skills are highly valued and a Knowledge of Adobe CS, SketchUp, and 3-D Studio Max Preferred.  Please submit work samples along with your resume and cover letter. 7-12  years’ experience preferred.

Seeking a highly motivated Sales Associate/Designer to join our growing Twin Cities team! This person will work directly with customers to help them select the best products for their projects. In addition to a good sense of design, the best candidate will have a positive attitude and strong work ethic. This person should be detail oriented with outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multiple task. Sharp communication skills, dependability, professionalism and great follow up are important as well. This is a full-time position with some Saturday hours required.

Work Experience Requirements:
-Experience in interior design / home improvement / construction management
-Excellent communication and written skills
-Strong attention to detail and accuracy
-Must have exceptional organizational skills

Job Functions:
-Work directly with consumers and contractors
-Prepare estimates and bids
-Keep work space, warehouse and show room organized and efficient, consistently improving systems
-Answer phones and interact with customers as needed
-Work collaboratively as part of the team

Salary consideration is commensurate with capabilities.
All potential employees will be required to submit to a Background Check. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and list of reference.

Send resume to: lori@capitalgranite.com
www.capitalgranite.com

Position: Part Time Customer Service
Hours: 10AM to 2 PM but somewhat flexible
Entry Level Experience
Computer Skills a necessity.
Compensation: Will depend on experience

Job Description: Assist Architects, Designers, Contractors and Sales Team with their daily needs.
Control and maintain our sample library and warehouse. No Heavy Lifting

Position may become Full Time by summer.

Please contact Gregg Johnson or Angela Motz at
gjohnson@designresource-midwest.com OR
amotz@designresource-midwest.com

SALARY:

$25.01 - $34.86 Hourly

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

DEPARTMENT:

Finance & Property Services

LOCATION:

City Hall, 350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis

VACANCIES:

1

CLOSING DATE:

01/27/17 11:59 PM

POSTING TYPE:

Open to the public

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

There is currently one (1) non-exempt vacancy in the Finance & Property Services Department. Provide technical and administrative support functions in space planning of standard to moderate degrees of difficulty, including furniture design, move management, and architectural design support.

Salary Range: $25.01 - $34.86 hourly
 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide architectural/engineering drafting design services, ensuring compliance with specifications for work, the Uniform Building Code, and accepted standards, using computerized systems.

  • Provide detailed working drawings for office space improvements, including modular furniture design, elevations and finishes.

  • Analyze and make recommendations for customer requests in areas such as furniture systems, signage, seating, appliances and miscellaneous office furniture.

  • Oversee the procurement, vendor delivery and installation, and inventory management of furniture and associated products.

  • Prepare cost estimations, and reports of actual costs for assigned projects.

  • Schedule vendor access to facilities.

  • Approve vendor payments, and prepares charge backs and ensures proper accounting.

  • Handle the disposal or sale of used office furnishings.

  • Act as liaison between City staff in departments being remodeled and City staff and vendors regarding moves and furniture purchases.

  • Create move plans, relocation forms and coordinate moves with City departments and vendors.

  • Coordinate and manage day to day request of changes and alternations to space and furniture including ergonomics and audio visual requests.

  • Experience working with stakeholders on planning and project issues, ensuring customer satisfaction at all levels.

  • Provide support for project managers on construction of new facilities and major remodeling projects:

  1. Assist in assessment phase of site selection.

  2. Research planning and zoning requirements.

  3. Conduct survey and verification of existing conditions.

  4. Create project specific documentation as assigned, including requests for proposals; budgets; reports; and presentation materials.

  5. Provide drafting services, including audit of outside party plans to verify compliance with standards.

Working Conditions: Normal office setting.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor's degree in interior design, architecture, or equivalent.

Experience: Three years of related experience. 
 
Licenses/Certifications: Valid driver's license.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Selection Process: 
An evaluation of related education/experience/responses to Screening Questions, and/or an oral exam, etc., may be utilized (100%).  The right is reserved to limit the number included in any phase.  Work simulation exercises, candidate assessments, etc., may be utilized as part of the interview process.

Background Check:
The City has determined that a criminal background check and/or qualifications check may be necessary for certain positions with this job title.  Applicants may be required to sign an informed consent form allowing the City to obtain their criminal history and/or verify their qualifications in connection with the position sought.  Applicants who do not sign the informed consent form will not be further considered for the position.
 
Drug / Alcohol Testing:
All job applicants must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol test once a conditional offer of employment has been made.  Applicants will be required to sign a notification and consent form prior to undergoing drug and alcohol testing.  Applicants who do not consent to undergo drug and alcohol testing will not be required to do so and the City will withdraw the conditional job offer, resulting in the job applicant no longer being considered for the position.

This position is represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

The eligible list created for this exam will expire three (3) months after being established.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Equivalent combinations of education and highly related experience in a similar environment can qualify an individual for this position.

  • Ability to multi-task and service multiple clients; excellent quality control on projects by observation, meetings, written communication, and personal contact.

  • Ability to work effectively, independently and as part of a team.

  • Problem solving and strong work coordination skills.

  • Ability to make complex calculations and measurements.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong knowledge of modern drafting techniques including computer assisted drafting with AIA layering; and HVAC, electrical and mechanical systems drafting.

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local building and life safety codes; and Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations.

  • Knowledge of space planning, including systems furniture plans and specifications and of move processes.

  • Knowledge of ergonomic design principles for furniture.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Outlook and AutoCAD.

 

 

 

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
http://www.minneapolismn.gov/jobs

250 South 4th Street
Room #100
Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2282
human.resources@minneapolismn.gov

Position #2016-00510
SPACE COORDINATOR - PROPERTY SERVICES
JL

Applications are due by January 27, and can be submitted online here: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/minneapolismn/default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1620301

JOB TITLE: Account Executive (Healthcare)
STATUS:  Full-Time Exempt Sales
DEPARTMENT: Sales
HOURS:  M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm,
REPORTS TO: VP of Sales additional hours as needed.
LOCATION:  St. Louis Park

Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, exciting work environment?  Do you enjoy building new relationships and searching for new business opportunities?  Do you love to be connected and leverage technology to help you reach your goals?

General Office Products, a reputable, design-focused leader in the contract interiors industry is currently seeking a highly creative and ambitious person to strategically promote furniture solutions and services to the healthcare market.  The primary role of an Account Executive is to generate revenue by developing relationships with end users and market influencers, as well as, ensure an outstanding customer experience from the initial design process through project completion. 

We are searching for the best, brightest talent – not necessarily the most seasoned.  The ideal candidate will be hungry to learn, to grow, and to build their business skills through hands-on experiences in a fun, challenging industry.  We offer a highly competitive compensation/benefits package and flexible work environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Business Development:  Builds strong professional networks that lead to future sales opportunities.  Develops relationships with key sales partners such as architecture & design firms, commercial real estate companies, building contractors, etc.  Participates in industry events and appropriately reflects the GOP brand in the community.
  • Customer Relationship Management:  Identifies, approaches and develops trusted relationships with key customer contacts and accounts.  Works closely with clients through each stage of the process to manage expectations and ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Consultative Selling:  Manages sales effort at every stage in a long-cycle sales process.  Identifies customer requirements and ensures proposed solutions meet or exceed them.  Creates selling strategies and advances the opportunity with each sales call. Delivers presentations effectively and closes sales opportunities.
  • Project Leadership:  Leads the team to develop proposals that meet or exceed customer expectations.  Clearly defines deliverables/timelines and delegates responsibility. Follows up to ensure projects are completed on time and to quality expectations.
  • Professional & Product Knowledge:  Continually develops professional selling skills as well as key product knowledge.  Learns Steelcase’s workplace research concepts and builds them into selling strategies.  Seeks out client and industry information to provide forward-thinking solutions to clients.
  • Sales Planning & Administration:  Develops an annual business plan.  Continually updates and utilizes CRM system.  Provides timely and accurate sales forecasts.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Advising Sales Management of activities by a weekly sales or call report and regularly scheduled review meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design, business administration, marketing or a related field
  • Two to three years of related work experience required: commercial office furniture, architecture & design or outside sales
  • Experience working in/with the healthcare industry strongly preferred
  • Excellent written, technical and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Valid Minnesota driver’s license and ownership of a car
  • Good organizational and time management skills

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in the contract interiors industry
  • Familiar with Steelcase furniture solutions
  • Knowledge of Hedberg, Microsoft Office and Social Networks

Interested candidates, please apply at www.gopco.com under our Company tab under Careers or send a resume to hr@gopco.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Title:  Designer
Department:  Design
Full Time

Position Description:
The Demo Group is looking for a creative and detailed oriented Interior Designer to join an established successful team.    This team member plays a crucial role in helping our team provide creative design solutions for our customers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet with Sales to review project scope and development
  • Attend client meetings to assess project needs and begin design solution development.
  • Generate initial furniture solution that includes:  Product recommendations, Furniture Typicals and Renderings, Initial Finish Packet and initial Budget.
  • Create and Generate final furniture design proposal for customer approval.  Proposal documents include:  Product selections, Space Planning, Final furniture floor plan and renderings, furniture specification, and finish packets.
  • Assist sales person in presentation of proposal and obtaining customer approval.
  • Perform a Spec Check on furniture plan, specification and any other crucial documents prior to order entry.
  • Prepare specification files for purchasing.  Includes generating any SIF files for ordering.
  • Participate and assist in pre-install meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 – 4 years working in Contract Furniture Industry.
  • Interior Design Degree        
  • Knowledge and experience with the following computer applications:
    • 20-20 Giza Designer
    • 20-20 Worksheet
    • Visual Impressions
    • Sketch-up
    • Microsoft Office software
    • Microsoft Publisher
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to listen well and interpret accurately customer wants/needs.
  • Possess strong communication skills.
  • Ability to process, interpret and apply detailed information accurately
  • Strong technical expertise in furniture space planning and specification.

Contact:

Deb Rhody
Project Manager
The Demo Group
2015 Silver Bell Rd
Ste 190
Eagan, MN 55122
P: 651-366-6900
F: 651-366-6901

Job Brief
The Account Coordinator is responsible for the entire sales order fulfillment process, including management of customer orders from order entry point through punch list, providing support to sales personnel, and accurate and timely service to customers. Coordinates order entry, order management, factory interface and close-out of orders.

General Job Description

Business Development:

  • Collaborate and assist team on responses to RFP’s and other possible new working relationships.
  • Assist in preparation for presentations and client meetings.

Account Coordination:

  • 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 files 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 worksheets.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Communicate any discrepancies to Account Manager.
  • Troubleshoot with team to find best solution to problems.
  • Conclude projects to ensure that all punch list items are addressed, resolved and closed out.

Key Reporting/Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to David Haines and Lauri Bolin
  • Works with Account Managers, Designers, Installation Manager, Sales Assistants, Accounting

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.
  • Be a team player.
  • 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

Send resume to David Haines: davidh@parameters.com
No phone calls, please.

All phases of Interior Design and Space Planning will be involved daily for office furniture dealership Interior Designer. Sales opportunities are also available.

We are looking for an outgoing, self-motivated team player with strong presentation skills. Duties will include but not limited to the following:

  • Furniture product positioning, design development, discovering client needs, schematic design, attend client meetings, create material selection/boards, inventory, site measuring, presentations, installation documents and budgeting/quoting.
  • Daily use of AutoCAD, CET, Cap, Publisher, Excel, and related programs to draft and create presentation documents.
  • Present yourself in a professional, positive, team oriented manner.
  • Applicant should be strong at multitasking, collaborating, meeting deadlines and be highly efficient. You must be prompt and helpful on site when requested: measuring, meeting, taking notes, interacting with clients and be a positive advocate for Schmidt Goodman.
  • Mentor associate designers
  • Attend software and manufacturer training sessions
  • Provide and manage time estimates for Design services.
  • Participate in key project meetings including, primary, quote finalization, pre-order, pre-installation and punch meetings.
  • We ask that you have your own transportation to drive to meetings (mileage reimbursement). Our market area is approx. 90 mile radius around Rochester. You must keep a daily calendar and project log and keep track of billable hours.
  • Applicant must have 2 or 4 year degree in Interior Design.
  • Dealership experience a plus.

Send your information and resume to Tracey Fogarty at:
t.fogarty@schmidtgoodman.com

Are you a dynamic individual with sales experience that is looking for the opportunity to be part of an amazing team? Are you a self-starter, with a passion for success and great people skills? Do you excel at making connections with customers? If so, please apply for our Commercial Furniture Sales Representative position.

Our clients range from home and small business owners to large corporations. We specialize in furnishings for healthcare, education, small businesses, and large corporations. We offer an array of Commercial Furniture services including installation, space planning, and project management services.

We believe in providing the best possible service to our clients.

Primary Function
Commercial Furniture sales

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attain, develop and execute approaches to target and successfully win new accounts.
  • Develop recognition in the marketplace.
  • Build a network of relationships that drive leads.
  • Maintain relationships and needs of existing customers.
  • Respond to bids and requests for proposals.
  • Communicate with team to develop solutions
  • Negotiate with prospective clients

Desired Qualifications

  • 3 years of general sales experience
  • Office furniture industry knowledge
  • Success in account relationships and selling
  • Skills in negotiation
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • Design experience desired
  • Negotiation skills

Send your information and resume to Tracey Fogarty at:
t.fogarty@schmidtgoodman.com

Interiors Project Manager
Hennepin County Facility Services
$58,081 - $91,289 annually

Facility Services is seeking a candidate with systems furniture experience for the position of Interiors Project Manager. This candidate will join the Interiors Team who are highly collaborative and committed to their profession. As an Interiors Project Manager, your role will be to manage and coordinate interior projects design, construction, and contract management for our 100 new and existing facilities.

Successful candidates will have a related degree and at least five years of interior design experience, and experience with systems furniture, AutoCAD, and interiors project management. In addition, candidates will have exceptional customer service attributes and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Why join us? Hennepin County is well known for our employee benefits which includes: a generous health, dental, vision and wellness package, a pension plan, paid parental leave, and much more. We value lifelong learning and offer onsite training, tuition reimbursement, and leadership development.

For complete posting and online application, visit www.hennepin.jobs by 5 pm, Tuesday, December 27, 2016. Recruitment Representative: Leanne.Rajtar@hennepin.us 612-348-9045.

Your future. Made here.

Description:           
We are seeking a second- or third-year interior design Student Intern to work with our Interior Design team in a supporting role a minimum of sixteen hours per week.  This position 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.

Start date is January 9, 2017.

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 downtown Minneapolis and downtown 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 forward referral resumes to Sam Buehler in Human Resources or email to sbuehler@popearch.com

Shea, Inc. seeks an Interior Designer with minimum 5 years of experience in the fields of restaurant and hospitality, retail, and corporate/workplace environments to create cohesive, all-encompassing experiences in spaces around the country.

Candidates should be highly motivated, thrive in a collaborative environment, and have excellent time-management skills to balance several project deliverables and deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Applicants should also have strong design sensibilities, and outstanding visual and verbal presentation skills. Primary responsibilities will include development of conceptual, schematic, and design packages, and moving into the production of construction documents under the direction/collaboration of a Design Director, depending on level of experience.

If that's you, and you love our work at Spoon and Stable, Butcher & the Boar, Camp Smile, Lunds & Byerlys, or Macy's, we'd love to talk to you. We're a top-to-bottom design firm doing everything from creating concepts and logos through architecture and interior design, and we work and play hard, always putting our client relationships first to design beautiful, functional, and innovative spaces.

Send cover letter, samples, and resume to heathers@sheadesign.com. No phone calls/agency calls please. Shea is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Brief

Studio Hive, Inc. is looking for an Interior architect or Interior Designer with 6 – 8 years of commercial interior design/interior architecture experience to join our team.  At Studio Hive, you will join a creative and collaborative architectural and design team dedicated to innovative problem solving, quality design and superior client service.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate on the design of interior environments for corporate, higher education and hospitality interiors projects. Responsibilities include programming, space planning, concept design, design development and client communications.  
  • Experience in the preparation of construction documents a plus.
  • Finish and material selections, knowledge of local material resources
  • Participate in selection of furniture, furniture systems and specifications
  • Work with consultants, contractors and fabricators to meet overall project objectives and participate in the construction administration of projects by reviewing finish and material submittals
  • Assist the project team and project manager in managing client expectations
  • Contribute to the office by participating in collaborative brainstorms, office activities, and continuing education initiatives

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of interior design or architecture
  • Minimum of 6 – 8 years of related experience as an interior designer or in architect with a background in corporate interiors. A focus on workplace design and/or higher education markets preferred.
  • Strong planning & design skills
  • Ability to work in team environment with good collaboration skills
  • Strong knowledge of the overall design process from programming through construction administration, including furniture, furniture systems, color and materials.
  • Basic building code and ADA knowledge
  • Presentation abilities, must be able to communicate design ideas and direction
  • Proficiency in the use of AutoCad, photoshop, and Sketchup.  Revit and Indesign preferred.

For consideration, please submit your resume and relevant work samples. Work samples and resume shall be bound together as a single PDF, labeled with your name and a maximum file size of 2MB.  As part of your submittal please prepare a cover letter that identifies your years of relevant experience, strengths, and highlight examples of how you meet the above listed qualifications.

All qualifications are to be sent to sbjork@studiohive.com. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. 

Studio Hive, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Studio Hive complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

JOB TITLE: Sales Administration Supervisor                                   
STATUS: Full-Time/Exempt
Administration/Managerial
DEPARTMENT: Sales Administration
REPORTS TO: Vice President of Sales
HOURS: M-F
SUPERVISES: Sales Support Team
LOCATION: St. Louis Park

Essential Functions:

  • Establish and implement consistent expectations and polices regarding sales support, customer service, communication and sales administration capabilities and procedures.
  • Develop and apply consistent order entry and order processing policies and procedures.
  • Work interdepartmentally to ensure all sales administration procedures and policies are communicated, understood and followed throughout the organization.
  • Develop and track goals and new programs in order to elevate the performance of the sales support team.
  • Work with vendors on process improvement and to resolve major sales/warranty problems.
  • Keep abreast of industry developments in customer service and sales administration - recommend changes in company activities when appropriate.
  • Hire, train, review performance, distribute workload and recommend compensation of sales support team.
  • Distribute, collect and analyze results from annual and on-going customer surveys.
  • Participate in Steelcase and/or peer group led community of practice calls and meetings.
  • Act a sales coordinator as needed.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Advise Sales Management of activities and regularly scheduled review meetings.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, communications or related field.
  • Minimum of three years in a sales administration role with a successful track record.
  • Exceptional computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent written, communication and people management skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment while managing several tasks at once.
  • Demonstrated high level of personal integrity and business ethics.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of the contract furniture industry.
  • Two years previous Supervisor or Lead experience.
  • Knowledge of Hedberg Data Systems.

Interested candidates, please apply at www.gopco.com under our Company tab under Careers or send a resume to hr@gopco.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Title: Interior Designer
Company Name: Flad Architects
Location(s): Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53711

  • 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.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-10 years of interior design experience with an architecture or interior architecture firm required; experience in one of Flad's market segments preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in interior design required.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and Sketch-up required. Beginner Revit knowledge required; have formal Revit training in an academic or professional setting. Intermediate Revit knowledge and experience with 3D rendering software and Adobe Photoshop 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/yzn92zbgrz