Jobs

The following opportunities have been posted by employers in the region served by the Northland chapter of IIDA. These postings have not been edited or verified. Contact the person listed for more information about a posting.

 

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Current Job Postings

Business Systems and Equipment

Manufacturers Representative Sales Associate

Posted 6-30-2014 – More information ▼

Business Systems and Equipment, a well-established, respected office furniture and systems manufacturers representative group, is seeking to expand and enhance coverage in the Minnesota market. Seeking responsible, motivated, self-starting, candidates for a sales position calling on the dealer community representing specific market segment products. Some responsibility for calling on the A&D community as well. This position requires enthusiasm, attention to detail, ability to build relationships and responding quickly to a changing and fast paced environment. 

Other requirements include:

  • High organization skills pertaining to planning, preparation and presentations
  • Motivation to learn product lines quickly
  • Good computer skills
  • Industry knowledge beneficial, but not necessarily required
  • Design background beneficial, but not necessarily required
  • Maintain represented lines resource files at dealers
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. as in demonstration samples

Contact Pat McKenzie
pat@ginorth.com

Studio Hive, Inc.

Interior Architect/Interior Designer

Posted 6-17-2014 – More information ▼

Studio Hive, Inc. is seeking an Interior Architect or Interior Designer with 6 -10 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/Create 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 6-10 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 work samples. Include work samples that reflect your commercial interiors design & planning experience.  Work samples and resume shall be bound together as a single PDF, labeled with your name and a maximum file size of 2MB.   All qualifications are to be sent to sbjork@studiohive.com.

Ramsey Engler Ltd

Interior Designer

Posted 6-2-2014 – More information ▼

Ramsey Engler Ltd, Interior Design and Project Management Firm, is seeking person with 5+ years' experience in Contract and Residential Design. If you have Top, current AutoCAD and related computer skills in Excel, Photoshop, InDesign, to be able to create Proposals/RFP's, and to work on Contract Projects to include multifamily, office, etc., please send us your resume and portfolio PDF's or website link.

Independent Contractor, Part Time, flexible – can do some outside CAD and Presentation Documents. We need to balance face-time with telecommuting.

This could work into full time based on your goals and our workload.

Excellent work environment and team.

Contact: steven@ramseyengler.com
Send resume - and portfolio examples PDF

Gensler

Project Architect

Posted 5-16-2014 – More information ▼

The Gensler Minneapolis office is seeking a Project Architect with 8-12 years of experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide project team leadership in coordinating execution of design intent into the construction documentation, specifications, and throughout construction administration
  • Manage project timelines, schedules, resources, consultants and project budget
  • Resolve complex technical/design issues and provides guidance to team and consultants
  • Participate in and lead team discussions on technical and other project related issues
  • Prepare and ensure accuracy of technical documents

Requirements:

  • 8-12 years of experience in architectural practice
  • Architectural Registration required
  • Demonstrated leadership and experience with broad project teams
  • Experienced in client interaction
  • Strong Revit experience, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, Excel, MS Office, and other 3D sketch software.
  • Demonstrated experience in construction document preparation, bid review, construction administration and field observation
  • Must be able to multi-task, be a team player, possess a can-do attitude, be a self-starter
  • Strong knowledge of State of Minnesota, IBC building and Minneapolis codes.
  • Professional Degree in Architecture
  • LEED accreditation is preferred

In order to be considered for this position, you must upload work samples or your portfolio to your application. http://www.gensler.com/#aboutus/careers.

Candidates who do not provide work samples AND do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Gensler

Project Manager

Posted 5-16-2014 – More information ▼

The Gensler Minneapolis office is looking for a Project Manager with minimum of 10 years experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Implements one or more projects through the management of project teams.
  • Negotiates fees and contracts for projects.
  • Manages scheduling, budgets, staffing, project set-up with sub-consultants, vendors and contractors.
  • Tracks financial performance of project.

Qualifications:

  • Professional degree (Master or Bachelor) in Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited program.
  • Knowledge of building codes and structures.
  • Interiors/Workplace/Facilities management experience (10+ years) in all phases of projects through post-occupancy.
  • Extensive knowledge of architectural principles/practices.
  • Good communication and management skills.
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Word and Excel, AutoCAD, Revit a plus.

In order to be considered for this position, you must upload work samples or your portfolio to your application. http://www.gensler.com/#aboutus/careers.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must upload a portfolio to the attachments section of your application.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Gensler

Intermediate Interior Designer

Posted 5-16-2014 – More information ▼

The Gensler Minneapolis Office is seeking an intermediate Interior Designer.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform interior design assignments that include conceptual design, schematic design, design development & construction documents
  • Provides design support for completion and execution of design projects
  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents
  • Participates in selection of FF&E color palettes & material presentations, and generate specifications
  • Develop 3D renderings and images of design ideas
  • Design documentation in all phases of the design process including construction documentation phase

Requirements:

  • 8 years minimum of relevant design experience in interiors
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, 3-D programs, SketchUp and other modeling software programs
  • Proficient in Creative Adobe Suite applications specifically Illustrator
  • Bachelors' Degree in Interior Design or Architecture from accredited school
  • Certification or state licensed is a plus
  • Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials and specifications
  • Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas
  • LEED accreditation is a plus

In order to be considered for this position, you must upload work samples or your portfolio to your application. http://www.gensler.com/#aboutus/careers

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please upload work samples or a portfolio to the attachment section of your application. Applicants who do not submit portfolio materials and meet these qualifications will not be considered.

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Canfield Business Interiors

Contract Interior Designer

Posted 5-13-2014 – More information ▼

Canfield Business Interiors
Sioux Falls, SD


Position opening: Contract Interior Designer

Canfield Business Interiors is a full service interior design and Haworth Best In Class office furniture dealership located in Sioux Falls, SD. We have been "Making Space. Better" for more than 30 years, not only regionally but nationally. Our team offers a full range of office space expertise including sales, design, product specification, project management, delivery and installation. We have extensive experience in the Corporate, Financial, Healthcare, Government and Higher Education markets.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

  • Gather program information with client to determine factors affecting the planning of interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, purpose and function.
  • Develop and coordinate detailed design concepts with that support the client program information and preferences.
  • Demonstrates understanding of the architectural design process and integration of interior design concepts with ability to develop design element components.
  • Design, select, price and propose furniture and finishes as required to fulfill client needs.
  • Render design ideas in drawings and use AutoCAD and related software to produce needed documents.
  • Work closely with sales assistants and project managers to ensure accurate specifications.
  • Conduct site visits during and following projects to monitor adherence to proposed plan.
  • Work closely with internal team members to ensure effective and efficient client experience

Requirements:

  • Professional Degree in Interior Design from accredited school
  • Two years relevant design experience in interior design and/or furniture dealership preferred
  • Strong design portfolio
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and 3-D rendering programs, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
  • Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials and specifications a must
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas
  • Willing to offer strong opinions in a fast paced and supportive atmosphere
  • Ability to thrive with autonomy

Canfield Business Interiors offers a full benefit package to include Health Insurance, 401K Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Interested Candidates should mail or e-mail a cover letter and resume to:

Canfield Business Interior
402 W. 9th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Attn: Lenae Liddiard, President
Email: lenaelid@canfieldco.com
Phone: 605-274-8120

Hannaher's / Gaffaney's

Project Designer

Posted 5-8-2014 – More information ▼

Hannaher's is a Steelcase Dealer in the Fargo market looking to have a qualified Interior Designer join our healthcare team.  Hannaher's offers design services to a variety of clientele including Corporate, Education and Healthcare accounts.

Hannaher's is looking to fill a Project Designer position with the following qualifications:

Project Designer

  • Interior Design degree from an accredited University.
  • Minimum 2+ years' experience, NCIDQ preferred.
  • Experience with Systems and Contract furniture.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Experience with CAP2020 and CET Designer preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of LEED and EDAC.
  • Experience with completing bid specifications and request for proposals.
  • Proficiency with creating and communicating complete color and material schemes applicable to healthcare environments.
  • Completion of schematics, project budgets, specifications, order preparation and installation drawings.
  • Basic project management skills to include order management and coordination and installation details, preparation and follow-up.
  • Candidates should be detail-oriented and have accountability to provide complete and accurate specifications.
  • Proficiency in multi-tasking with multiple projects at various stages, and have the ability to re-prioritize based on immediate requests for information and deadlines.

Hannaher's/Gaffaney's is a Steelcase Platinum Partner dealership.  We have a renovated showroom featuring the latest products from Steelcase.  Hannaher's Inc. is a full-service dealership providing flooring, window-treatments, technology and furniture solutions to our clients.  Full Benefits package including: Health Insurance, 401K Plan, Flex Plan, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Interested Candidates should mail or e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:

Hannaher's Inc.
Attn: CharRae Chwialkowski
Director of Design
4324 20th Ave. S.W
Fargo, ND  58103
701.277.7222

Visit our website @ www.hannahers.com

Brownsworth Incorporated

Facilities Space Planner / Interior Designer / Project Manager

Posted 5-7-2014 – More information ▼

Company Description:
Are you looking for VaRiEtY?
Brownsworth Incorporated has been providing value-based office interior design, and furniture installation services for large to mid-size corporations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul market since 1971.  We are an established and growing company located in the NW Metro looking to add to our team.

Job Description:
As a Facilities Planner/Designer, you will use your detail orientation and organization skills to provide design, specification and coordination of furniture projects.  Your product knowledge will constantly be pushed and your projects will have shorter (weeks not months) turnaround times as you initiate, develop and execute space planning and design for multiple corporate clients.  Other responsibilities include:

  • Preparing detailed installation plans, product specifications and spread sheets for new and existing office space and furniture
  • Ensuring design and space allocations meet client's standards
  • Working with Sales and Operations to create accurate proposals
  • Researching finishes and parts requirements to ensure project completion
  • Developing and coordinating project budget and furniture procurement
  • Communicating and coordinating with installation vendors, move, technology and related vendors.
  • Updating and maintaining AutoCAD drawings

Basic Requirements:

  • Interior Design degree or experience equivalent
  • Minimum of 3-5 yrs Corporate Interior Design/ project management experience
  • AutoCad and Microsoft Office proficient
  • Good organizational and communication skills (written, oral, interpersonal)
  • Knowledge of ADA requirements and building codes
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects
  • Attention to detail and ability to do what is necessary to get the job done
  • Knowledge of systems furniture and ability to create and re-utilize systems furniture  inventories

Preferred Requirements:

  • NCIDQ certification, Minnesota CID license
  • Experience with CAP Studio and CAFM systems

APPLY:
Interested candidates should send resume with cover letter to:
Bruce Koehn
Vice President/General Manager
Email: bkoehn@brownsworth.com
Brownsworth Inc. offers full benefits including medical, dental, and life insurance, 401k and paid vacation and holidays. For More information, please visit our website: www.brownsworth.com.  Brownsworth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Alternative Business Furniture

Interior Designer

Posted 5-1-2014 – More information ▼

Company Profile:
We are a full service office furniture dealership in the Minneapolis, MN area.  We launched in 1993, and have grown organically to over 60 employees.  We offer a full range of office space expertise; from sales, design and product specification to delivery, installation and project management.  We possess a dedicated and experienced staff, and boast a strong presence in the Healthcare, Corporate and Government fields.  As well, we emphasize environmentally responsible green solutions for our customers, and offer fully remanufactured workstations to bolster this theme. 

Job Description:

  • Confer with client to determine factors affecting planning interior environments, such as budget, architectural preferences, and purpose and function.
  • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.
  • Assist in coordinate with other professionals, such as contractors, architects, engineers, and plumbers, to ensure job success.
  • Review and detail shop drawings for use in our remanufacturing department.
  • Select or design furnishings, colors and accessories.
  • Render design ideas in drawings, and use computer-aided drafting (CAD) and related software to produce needed documents.
  • Conduct site visits and measurements to ensure needed information.
  • On site walk through during and following projects to ensure interior plan realized.

Requirements:

  • Two years minimum of relevant design experience in interiors
  • Proficient in Excel, AutoCAD and 3-D programs. SketchUp and other modeling software programs a plus
  • Proficient in Creative Adobe Suite applications specifically Illustrator a plus
  • Bachelors' Degree in Interior Design or Architecture from accredited school
  • Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials and specifications a must
  • Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas
  • LEED accreditation is a plus.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Willing to offer strong opinions in a fast paced and supportive atmosphere.
  • Ability to thrive with autonomy, and find practical solutions that work for both customer and company.
  • Be curious and passionate about what you do.

Offer:

  • Completive salary above that offered by our competition for the right candidate (We pay based on merit as well as experience).
  • 401K with company match that exceeds the industry standard.
  • Opportunities to grow and follow your passion for success.

Contact
Please forward your cover letter and resume to:  ronb@altbusfurn.com


Ditty Rehkamp

Sales Support/Resource Coordinator

Posted 4-24-2014 – More information ▼

Company Info: Small furniture rep firm in Plymouth specializing in products for the commercial and healthcare industries. We offer a fun, fast-paced work environment with the goal of providing extraordinary customer service to the architectural & design community and numerous furniture dealerships over a 4-state area.

Job Description: Flexible part time position to provide support to the sales team and showroom manager. Looking for a candidate with great organizational skills but ability to multitask and adapt quickly to changing priorities and schedules. Must enjoy meeting new people to form professional relationships and be willing to pitch in as needed to accomplish a variety of tasks. Initially a minimum of 24 hours per week with potential for additional hours and responsibilities as the company grows.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Resource Library:

    • Update and register catalogs to ensure all resources are current
    • Keep all product literature and finishes stocked and organized

Furniture Sample Inventory:

  • Update and maintain sample inventory records
    • Arrange for sample repairs, transfers, and deliveries

    Administrative Support:

    • Order supplies for office (i.e. paper, inks, pop etc.)
    • Answer phone when needed
    • Update and maintain ACT customer contact database
    • Facilitate marketing emails and mailings

Showroom Manager Assistance:

    • Process and track warranty claims
    • Assist with small quotes
    • Fulfill literature requests
    • Interact with clients for basic product inquiries

Position Requirements:

  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Word, Excel, & PowerPoint. Experience in CAP/GIZA, Sketchup, and other specification or design programs are not mandatory but would be a plus.
  • Motivation and ability to learn quickly and develop a working knowledge of our products
  • Enthusiasm to engage with customers by phone and in person
  • Ability to be self-directed in determining task priorities and anticipating needs to keep the office running smoothly
  • High organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Flexibility in adapting and responding to unexpected circumstances in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and drive work van for occasional sample transfers

Contact:
Peg Ditty
pditty@dittyrehkamp.com