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Current Job Postings

Bertelson One Source

Commercial Interior Designer

Posted 10-9-2015 – More information ▼

Bertelson One Source – Minneapolis, MN

Our growing 110 year old firm has a full-time position available for a Commercial Interior Designer. We are seeking a hardworking and highly organized individual to provide interior design, general project coordination and administrative support. Candidates must have a degree in Interior Design but we do not require prior experience. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate should possess:

  • A degree in Interior Design with an interest in commercial interiors
  • Proficiency in CAD and the MS Office Suite of programs
  • Willingness to learn Graphics Programs and help our Graphic Design Team as part of a cross functional team.
  • Knowledge of Commercial Furniture Manufacturers including Systems Furniture, Case goods and Educational environments a plus
  • Proficiency in production of working drawings: furniture plans, finish, floor and wall treatment schedules, interior elevations etc.
  • Proficiency in production and presentation of materials including product specifications, floor plans color/finish boards & Power Point presentations
  • Ability to handle multiple design projects, daily tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to work closely with our Customers, Furniture Sales Specialist and Operations Team

Your Duties will include

  • Creating furniture plans, 3D views and color selections
  • Obtaining samples, researching and preparing quotations
  • Ordering products and other general project support tasks
  • Confirming with customers their product orders to assure satisfaction.
  • Assisting Graphic Design Department as needed.
  • Periodic local travel to vendors and client sites for presentations.
  • Enforces company policy and perform our furniture processes to assure customer satisfaction

We offer a competitive and attractive compensation package that includes:

  • Weekly Salary
  • Profit Sharing and generous 401k match
  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance

This entry level position is the first step toward advancement in a company that has a tradition of "promoting from within." When making hiring decisions we evaluate not only the candidates fit for the current job but also their ability to grow and advance within our organization.

Upload your resume to our site or email it to (emailed resumes cannot be bigger then 10MB).

Leo A Daly

Interior Designer

Posted 10-7-2015 – More information ▼

Established in 1915, Leo A Daly is an internationally renowned architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm. Our portfolio includes award-winning projects in 77 countries, all 50 states, and the District of Columbia. The firm currently employs approximately 800 architects, planners, engineers and interior designers in 30 offices worldwide. It consistently ranks in the top largest architecture/engineering and interior design firms in the US, and is listed in BD World Architecture's top 25 global practices.

This position will collaborate with a multi-disciplined team of Architects and Engineers and be responsible for assisting interior design leadership for multiple projects that may be scheduled concurrently to produce high quality interior design projects.


  • Within the team context, assists with design efforts, design presentation, development, and/or construction contract documentation.
  • Applies all appropriate techniques, procedures and criteria in carrying out assignments.
  • Participates in the design process
  • Assists in the development and documentation of a project.
  • Develops greater understanding of the other disciplines within the firm.
  • Works to acquire new technical expertise to enhance their capabilities.
  • Shares expertise with others.
  • Pursues relevant registration in a timely manner.
  • Completes work assignments with a high degree of quality, yet with regard to time and budget constraints.
  • Demonstrates initiative in professional development.
  • Takes responsibility for and checks own work.


  • Technical requirements include high level competency in use of design and production software (i.e., AutoCAD, Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch Up, etc.) and knowledge of MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is also required. 
  • Proficiency in Revit.
  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with individuals throughout the organization and requires a strong team-oriented approach, as well as excellent organization and time management skills. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with project personnel
  • Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Ability to be highly creative and bring abstract ideas into sustainable design
  • Exhibit an enthusiastic and adaptable attitude

Education and License Requirements:

  •  The position requires a degree in Interior Design or Architecture with a minimum of 3 years' experience. 
  • Certified Interior Designer (CID) and LEED accreditation is a plus.

Leo A Daly Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Leo A Daly Company, is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 402-391-8111. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law

Please apply online at

The Furniture Source

Commercial Office Furniture Interior Design Intern

Posted 10-7-2015 – More information ▼

This is a part-time (15-20 hours per week) paid internship. Must be available weekdays during regular business hours. As a design intern for The Furniture Source, you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and gain practical experience in a professional atmosphere.

Duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Work with design staff to design and prepare design documents including space plans, furniture typicals, furniture plans, finish selections, install documents, 3D views and photorealistic renderings
  • Research, acquisition and organization of product content for company website revamp and social media presence.
  • Preparation of sales support documents including product specification, pricing quotes and marketing presentations.
  • Use of AutoCAD, CAP 20/20 Studio Furniture Specification Software, CET Visual Impression Rendering Software, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Organization and maintenance of design finish and marketing materials library.
  • Applicant should be strong at multitasking, collaborating and highly organized.

Preferred Skill:

  • Knowledge of current local codes and ADA requirements pertaining to furniture and space planning.

Required Skill:

  • Proficient in AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite.

Interested candidates who meet these qualifications can submit a resume & cover letter to Troy Ehrman,

Gabberts of Little Canada

Part-time Designer Opportunities

Posted 10-2-2015 – More information ▼

Are you interested in a steady flow of design call opportunities? Looking for a part-time schedule to accommodate family, education, or personal obligations? Gabberts of Little Canada is seeking Associate Designers and Design Consultants. Associate Designers are established Designers with a Design Degree and ASID affiliation is preferred. Design Consultants are usually recent graduates or students nearing graduation who have less hands-on experience. We have a constant flow of clients in need of design assistance and are seeking talented and friendly designers to join our team. This could be a great opportunity for someone nearing retirement who wants to transition to working less hours or extend employment for a few years or a parent ready to reenter the design world. Whatever your situation, if you are a talented designer, we will work with you on a schedule that makes sense. We want each of our clients to have an exceptional shopping experience...if you are passionate about design and assisting people in their quest for the perfect room….we want you!

While we are busiest on the weekends, we also believe in a work-life balance. Part-time designers have the option of having every Saturday or Sunday off; having every/other weekend off; or working both weekend days, if preferred. Schedules are 20-25 hours per week. Unlike many retail environments, we do have set schedules so you can plan your life accordingly and your clients will know when you are available.

We offer a competitive compensation package and part-timers are eligible for our 401k after one year of service. Since Gabberts is part of the HOM Furniture team, you also have access to selling all of the products that HOM has to you can meet the need of every client. Anything you need will be at your fingertips.

If you are interested, please contact Anita Pratt at 651-634-6700 to learn more about career opportunities with Gabberts or email


Interior Designer

Posted 10-2-2015 – More information ▼

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 team of awesome and hard-working individuals, along with a dedication to being best-in-class for 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 entry level or experienced interior designer to join our corporate and education design team. This highly detailed and fast paced position is an excellent opportunity for a designer that excels with accuracy, attention to detail and complexity in a dynamic environment. Day to day our designers work with our sales team and clients to 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
  • Create 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 furniture designers or recent interior design school graduates. We require intermediate to advanced AutoCAD and Revit skills. Our highly productive team of designers share qualities that include: initiative, responsive communication, customer focus, teamwork and excellent time management skills. 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 that is 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: 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.

Horty Elving, a Wold Company

Senior Interior Designer - Healthcare

Posted 9-25-2015 – More information ▼

Horty Elving, a Wold Company is a leading architectural, engineering and planning firm with an excellent opportunity for a talented, creative and innovative interior designer with a passion for healthcare design to join its Minneapolis office.

In this position, you will collaborate with and be an integral part of the architectural team, leading the development of the Interior Design efforts for Healthcare projects. This includes performing all phases of the interior design process from programming and conceptual design development through to construction administration; assisting and participating in data gathering, visioning and implementation of the patient experience. 

Qualified candidates will be:

  • Bachelors' or Masters' degree from an accredited Interior Design program required
  • 8-15 years of experience in healthcare environments, NCIDQ certified is a plus
  • LEED accreditation is encouraged
  • Fluent knowledge of CADD, Revit, SketchUp, Rhino, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, 3DS Max, Microsoft Office and/or other related B.I.M. technology is a plus.

Horty Elving, a Wold Company is both team-oriented and employee-friendly and social activities are integrated into our office culture.  We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of some great projects.


  • Works with Architectural team to develop the interior design direction, translating complex programming requirements into schematic design while developing detailed concepts focusing on the patient experience in areas relating to healthcare, senior environments and hospitality.
  • Researches materials and concepts to advise and direct design team on technical issues influencing interior design concept development.
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively and professionally with multidisciplinary team members
  • Utilizes past knowledge and experience to enhance the quality of design.
  • Coordinates the design work of others and ensure integrated and cohesive design.
  • Works within project schedules to prioritize tasks and coordinate the completion of documentation required from initial design phase through final project completion.
  • Reviews material submittals and conduct on-site observations.
  • Coordinates interior design data gathering and document preparation.


Knowledge of:

  • Interior design concepts, materials and furnishings requirements specific to healthcare, senior environments and hospitality projects – includes concepts, practices, standards and principles
  • Thorough understanding of the technical process for large-scale interiors projects with a specific emphasis in the healthcare, senior environments and hospitality sector as defined by the firm.
  • Building materials, specifications and construction techniques.
  • Applicable codes (city, state, federal)
  • Finish materials, FF&E selection and specification, interior design components for millwork/casework and construction detailing.

Skilled with:

  • Excellent graphic skills in order to develop high quality concept sketches and renderings.
  • Excellent technical, graphic and communication skills

Candidates should email their resume, cover letter and work samples to: .

For questions, contact Emily Leininger
Horty Elving, a Wold Company
505 E. Grant St.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 332-4422

General Office Products

Interior Designer

Posted 9-21-2015 – More information ▼

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 52nd 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


  • Degree in Interior Design, with 3-5 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

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

Art Force

Associate Art Consultant

Posted 9-18-2015 – More information ▼

Business Title: Associate Art Consultant

Hiring Location(s): Minneapolis, MN

Job Category: Full time (32 to 40+ hours per week)

Hire Type: Hourly rate of pay with potential for incentive

Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to work in the art/design field and be part of an entrepreneurial creative team!

Ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's degree in Art History, Fine Arts, Design, Architecture or a similar field and previous customer service and project management experience. Candidates must possess great organizational and project skills as you support the art consulting team and complete creative solutions projects that align with the clients' image and objectives. We are looking for candidates that have a strong desire to expand their knowledge base and consulting skills in the art/design field. This is an entry level position that will evolve into a Sales position. Experience with and being active in social media/networking/marketing is strongly preferred, as are demonstrated computer skills. Ideal candidates will also have the ability to multi-task and handle multiple/competing demands and help the team meet our goals as well as our client's goals.

Art Force is an emerging growth venture based in the NE Minneapolis Arts District and is the #1 arts based employer. Since inception in September 2009 we have delivered more than 25,000 pieces of artwork to hundreds of institutional clients in 40 states. We would love to have you on our team!


Please send a resume and cover letter to Art Force, Attn: Sharon Gray or email your cover letter/resume to Attn: Sharon Gray

Visit our website at

Archimea Interior Design Services, Inc.

CADD Technician

Posted 9-15-2015 – More information ▼

Archimea Interior Design Services, Inc. is currently looking for a CADD Technician to join our team. We are a small and energetic interior design firm focusing on commercial tenant improvement projects and are looking for the following:

CADD Technician


  • Support a Project Manager on several projects at a time and occasionally work directly with a client


  • Utilize knowledge of construction techniques
  • Develop and draft Space Plans and Construction Drawings


  • Architectural Technology degree
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in an architectural or commercial interior design business
  • Understanding and working knowledge of building codes
  • Personality: consistent with a small team environment, detail oriented, highly motivated, quality driven,
    service oriented, professional


  • A flexible hourly position based on 3 or 4 days per week to achieve a work/life balance
  • Paid time off
  • 401K
  • Profit sharing.

Please apply with an email response to No phone calls or agencies please.

RBC Tile & Stone

Architectural Sales Representative – Interior Finish Products

Posted 8-28-2015 – More information ▼

We are seeking an Interior Finish Sales Professional.  This is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for interior design with the drive to sell. You will work with the top Architects and Designers in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area as well as key clients in outstate Minnesota and North Dakota. RBC Tile & Stone is a market leader and highly respected distributor in the tile and stone industry that covers the major markets of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Milwaukee, Des Moines, Omaha, Kansas City and St. Louis.  The company has been in business for over 50 years.  You will be working with the finest products in the industry, quality people and a customer service staff known as the best in the business. 


  1. Sales lead management - use established lead source programs to identify upcoming business opportunities.
  2. Call on and work with commercial and residential architects and designers, along with key residential dealers focusing on growing existing commercial and residential business.
  3. Work closely with quality people and build lasting relationships.
  4. Presentation of products to customers.
  5. Manage current customers to provide solutions and seek additional sales opportunities.
  6. Prospecting for new business opportunities.
  7. Develop a sales territory plan with goals and activities.
  8. Approximately one week travel per month.

Candidate Profile:

  1. Interior design degree preferred.
  2. Two years of sales experience preferred.
  3. Proven track record in identifying, building and expanding new sales opportunities.
  4. Experience in selling higher end, higher quality products.
  5. A combination of past experience helpful in these areas:
    1. Business development
    2. Building trades
    3. Architecture and design
    4. Interior finish products
  6. Computer skills required
  7. Must have initiative, motivation, tenacity and adaptability.
  8. Must be able to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization.
  9. Strong relationship building and communication skills.


  1. Salary and Bonus (based on experience).
  2. Travel Expenses Paid.
  3. Excellent Benefits Package.
  4. 401(k) retirement plan with company match.
  5. Expenses paid that relate to job.

Please send resume to and visit our website at

Parameters, Ltd.

Business Development Manager

Posted 8-26-2015 – More information ▼

Job Brief

Parameters is seeking a candidate that is a strong sales-driven professional who understands the customer and will spend the majority of their time developing strategic customer relationships and growing the sales funnel.

You will be responsible to develop, and grow sales revenues in the our market place.  Principle responsibilities include generating sales revenues to ensure consistent year-over-year sales growth.
The person in this position will collaborate closely with other company personnel to accomplish personal and company revenue targets.

General Job Description

Business Development:

  • Develop annual selling objectives in conjunction with the overall company's sales plan to enhance sales growth, overall account penetration and development of the market.
  • Identify and interpret customer requirements to best match Parameter's product portfolio viability.
  • Meet and communicate regularly with Partners to review accounts and progress toward monthly, quarterly and annual sales target.
  • Report regularly on sales forecasts, new market and product opportunities and competitive threats.
  • Keep informed of significant market and industry trends, and competitive positioning in relation to these trends.
  • Pursue new market opportunities and ways to improve sales profitability by exploiting competitor weaknesses. Identify new and innovative approaches to selling Parameters portfolio of products and services.
  • Create and manage key customers, buying influencers and manufacturer representative's relationships.
  • Continue developing a sound working knowledge of all present and future Parameter's products and services within the portfolio and their application to various vertical markets and segments
  • Manage expense allowances in alignment with achieving the greatest return on time and investment for the company.
  • Attend industry related events, trade shows, applicable associations and manufacturer events.
  • Work with marketing and internal project teams to develop account strategies to win.
  • Transition new accounts to Account Managers. 

Key Reporting/Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to David Haines and Lauri Bolin
  • Works with project teams, including Account Managers, Account Coordinators, Marketing, Design and Installation.

Key Results Expected:

  • Meet or exceed target sales quota to be reviewed on an annual basis.
  • Increase Parameters visibility in the market place.
  • High customer and team satisfaction.

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.  Requires at least five years' experience in business development, marketing or communication.

Knowledge and Skills

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


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

Send resumes to David Haines at

Design Within Reach Inc.

Studio Lead – New York, NY

Posted 8-10-2015 – More information ▼

The Studio Lead will work closely with the Studio Proprietor to ensure consistency in messaging overall studio results. In the absence of the Proprietor, the Studio Lead will provide leadership and support to the studio team. The Studio Lead will also be responsible for generating sales and providing exceptional service to all customers consistent with the Design Within Reach mission.

Responsibilities include:
Sales Generation:

  • Meet or exceed personal and Studio sales goals  
  • Expand the customer's connection to the brand by increasing email sign-up in the studio  
  • Prospect for new business on a weekly basis utilizing company programs and tools  
  • Use product information and design knowledge to show and explain merchandise features and benefits
  • Help customers in a courteous, knowledgeable, and genuinely interested manner
  • Suggest additional items based on assessing customer needs  
  • Close the sale, writing a quote and following up with customer
  • Assist in the coordination of hosting a minimum of 4 design related events per year and extending DWR's reach and involvement in the local design community
  • Handle all merchandise returns and customer problems/complaints in a positive manner
  • Enter customer orders according to company policy and procedure  
  • Product knowledge: develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Design Within Reach products
  • Read all communication and materials on product forwarded from corporate offices
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for design, including designers and the design industry  
  • Attend studio meetings, share information amongst peers and utilize the web and catalog


  • Assist in maintaining the Studio's design and housekeeping standards
  • Assist in floor and fixture changes
  • Receive process and ship product as necessary  
  • Utilize the visual standards guidelines to ensure studio meets company standards at all times
  • Maintain a clean work space, back room and restroom  
  • Support basic maintenance of the studio (light bulb replacement, painting)
  • Loss prevention: practice awareness of and compliance with loss prevention and safety procedures  
  • Contact Proprietor or Area Manager should any internal or external loss prevention or safety situation arise or be suspect  
  • Working relations: work well with customers, fellow associates and corporate contacts  
  • Take initiative to fulfill customer needs in a timely and appropriate manner
  • Cooperate with fellow associates and promote a positive team spirit  
  • Follow company policies and procedures including attendance, personal conduct, dress code and employee discount
  • Communicate constructively and objectively with corporate offices when resolving customer issues


  • 3-5 years previous sales experience preferred
  • Degree in design or architecture preferred
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to identify customer needs and problem solve, to understand and explain product features and benefits
  • Design Savvy
  • Retail Experience
  • Experience with a POS system and proficient with MS Office software and web navigation
  • Able to routinely move objects weighing over 20 pounds, and to understand and properly use a hand truck, carpentry tools, ladders, and other basic materials required in merchandising the Studio
  • Attention to detail and outstanding problem-solving skills

 Design Within Reach is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/veterans/disabilities).

Apply Here:

Atmosphere Commercial Interiors

Sr Interior Designer

Posted 8-5-2015 – More information ▼

Atmosphere Commercial Interiors (formerly Target Commercial Interiors), a subsidiary of the Omni Workspace Company, is currently seeking a Sr Interior Designer to join their Planning and Design team in the Minneapolis MN office. Atmosphere Commercial interiors is one of the nation's largest dealers of Steelcase office furniture with offices in MN, AZ, WI and IL.

Primary Function
Creates design solutions and specifications for all or part of projects as assigned by the Design Manager or a Design Lead. Project scopes may range from a small, single office layout to large complex projects in the following vertical markets including, but not limited to corporate, education, healthcare, hospitality and sports facilities. Work to assure that all projects result in a win for the client and a win for Atmosphere Commercial Interiors.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Project Work

  • Assist or act as lead Designer on assigned projects.
  • Develop functional and creative design solutions that meet the client's requirements, aesthetic and budget.
  • Apply knowledge of design trends, code requirements and appropriate product applications when developing design solutions.
  • Research product solutions.
  • As required by the project, execute any or all phases of the design process including, programming, schematic design, design development and contract documents.
  • Create computer generated design documents including design intent drawings, space plans, furniture typicals, furniture plans, installation documents and rendered images to communicate and document design solutions.
  • Create computer generated furniture specifications.
  • Ensure accuracy of all drawings and specifications prior to presenting to client and/or placing an order.
  • Participate in key project meetings from project conception to project completion.
  • Participate in responding to bids and RFP's.
  • Provide and manage to key milestone dates.
  • Meet project deadlines and keep accurate records of working time for internal job costing.
  • Act as back up for other Designers when needed.
  • Mentor Associate Designers and Interior Designers.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Client Interface

  • Lead the effort in preparing and participating in consultative selling engagements and marketing efforts.
  • Lead the effort in preparing and giving client presentations.
  • Lead the effort in presenting design contracts and additional service contracts.
  • Lead the effort in preparing and presenting insights and applications for clients.

Reporting / Working Relationships
Engage, communicate and consult with clients, vendors, network dealers, business partners, contractors and other industry professionals to maintain a positive working relationship and ensure flawless execution. Collaborate with all ACI departments to ensure smooth work flow and flawless execution.

Skills and Abilities

  • Self-directed.
  • Learns and advances from experiences and feedback.
  • Owns execution of tasks and demonstrates excellent follow through.
  • Strong team player; achieves buy-in from key internal & external stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; develops and maintains positive relationships internally and externally; strong customer advocate.
  • Communicates and listens effectively.
  • Strategic problem solving and ability to generate new ideas that add value.
  • Manages Execution: Works quickly to get things done; uses resources effectively; detail oriented and high level of accuracy.
  • Drives for Results and fosters a sense of urgency.
  • In-depth knowledge of design trends and code requirements.
  • In-depth knowledge of ACI best practices, product assortment and services related to ACI's business.
  • Proficient at executing all phases of the design process including, programming, schematic design, design development and design intent drawings.
  • Proficient at developing creative product applications using Steelcase products and other manufacturers aligned with ACI.
  • Proficient at using current Design software including AutoCAD, Configura, and Revit.
  • Excellent presentation skills.

Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • 4 year Interior Design or Interior Architecture degree
  • NCIDQ or State certification preferred
  • Dealership back ground preferred
  • 7+ years of industry experience

Apply online:


A&D Consultant

Posted 7-20-2015 – More information ▼

Position Title:  A&D Consultant
Location:  Plymouth, Minnesota
Status:  Full Time – Exempt
Compensation Structure:  Salary + Bonus
Reports To:  VP Sales & Marketing

Position Description:
The role of the A&D Consultant is to identify, form, develop, and maintain long-term strategic relationships with key decision makers within the A&D community and other key influencing groups in order to increase sales.

Success in this role is highly dependent on the ability (1) to win new business, (2) to establish and maintain strategic relationships with key decision makers within A/D firms, (3) to raise awareness of Intereum's products, services, vertical market expertise, and integrated project-delivery capabilities, (4) to position Intereum as a single-source provider of furnishings, architectural and ancillary products that specifically address the needs of individual market segments, (4) to tell the story of Herman Miller and other preferred vendors, and (5) to consistently demonstrate outstanding communication, organization, and listening skills.

Principal Continuing Responsibilities:

1. New Business Development (50%)

  • Identify A&D firms and key decision makers that would likely be attracted to the Intereum brand, business philosophy, and value proposition. 
  • Seek referrals and leads from A&D firms, vendors, industry partners, and others.
  • Routinely scan industry news and trade media to identify potential opportunities.  Maintain awareness of competitors' activities.
  • Work collaboratively with Herman Miller's primary A&D representative.
  • Make cold calls as needed.
  • Participate in internal New Business Development team meetings to communicate leads and opportunities.
  • Develop plans of engagement by identifying points of entry into the firm.  Enlist the support or recommendations of others in naming and contacting decision makers.
  • Secure introductory meetings.

2.  Sales & Marketing Support (15%)

  • Serve on project teams in support of bid or proposal development. Participate in project strategy development and action plans.
  • Research product alternatives and make recommendations.
  • Assist with pricing and budgets.
  • Conduct showroom tours.
  • Review bid proposals prior to submission to ensure quality and completeness.
  • Participate in sales presentations as needed.
  • Provide input and recommendations regarding advertising, direct mail or email communications to target A&D firms and decision makers.
  • Close business.

3. Relationship Building: Networking, Promotional Events and Public Relations (15%)
The position will cultivate a broad network of professional contacts by taking a lead role in building networks, spearheading public relations events or coordinating educational activities that are intended to raise Intereum's visibility, reputation, and stature as well as showcasing the company's products, services, and integrated service capabilities.

  • Identify and participate in appropriate networking venues and activities that include, but are not limited to: A&D industry's professional associations, including event sponsorship (Fusion, FAB, & Minnecon), participation in Chapter meetings and forums, and attendance or participation at annual events such as NeoCon. 
  • Coordinate and participate in outreach activities such as educational forums, student mentoring, classes and other relationship building activities. 

4.  Account Management (15%)
The A/D Marketing Manager is responsible for developing relationships with designers who are interested in working with Intereum in the future or with those who routinely recommend Intereum to their clients.  The role is responsible for generating sales by managing the relationship and growing it through regular contact. 

  • Serve in a consultative role.  Position Intereum as a strategic partner in securing new business.
  • Demonstrate a keen understanding of the designer's business, industry, and challenges.
  • Monitor organizational changes or realignments that may impact future recommendations.
  • Increase Intereum's top-of-mind awareness by following a rigorous schedule of contact and follow-up.  Initiate regular status calls and periodic in-person meetings.
  • Secure timely 1:1 meetings on "hot" projects.
  • Generate awareness of new products; conduct new product presentations as needed
  • Coordinate vendor trips
  • Provide pricing for end user accounts as well as A&D internal procurement requests.
  • Prepare quarterly action plans to secure or further enhance key professional partnerships.
  • Close business.

5. Team Activities, Administrative, & Professional Development (5%)

  • Prepare weekly updates for New Business Development Meeting
  • Attend team, department and company meetings
  • Maintain A&D database [monthly]
  • Train on new products offered by Herman Miller and other preferred vendors.
  • Develop forecasts via A&D Project List per firm.
  • Prepare internal documentation as required (e.g. weekly expense reports)
  • Participate in training and professional development activities.

Job Qualifications


  • 4-year college degree
  • Sales experience
  • Minimum two years professional experience in an interior design or architectural firm or related business, or within a commercial office furniture manufacturer or dealership.
  • Knowledge of commercial interior design principles


  • Bachelor's degree in Interior or Architectural Design
  • CID Certified
  • LEED Certified
  • Knowledge of Herman Miller products


  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship-building skills.  Is personable, outgoing and enthusiastic. Able to build personal connections by gaining the trust and respect of others. Able to actively and perceptively listen to others and respond with empathy, tact, and diplomacy. Highly effective when working with target audience, team members, industry partners, and others
  • Strong customer focus.  Highly responsive to customer needs; consistently demonstrates a commitment to achieving the highest level of customer satisfactions.
  • Proven sales skills with ability to close.
  • Superior organizational abilities. Able to effectively manage multiple moving parts by setting priorities, effectively allocating time and resources, and by completing the tasks associated with multiple projects in various stages of the order process. Close attention to details and accuracy in data entry are critical.
  • Strong public relations and communication skills.  Able to communicate effectively in person, by email and telephone with customers, vendors, and colleagues.
  • Effective team member.  Works collaboratively with others.  Makes positive and timely contributions to the team's success in meeting objectives.
  • Presentation skills.  Able to present ideas, proposals and solutions in a thoughtful yet compelling manner. 
  • Problem solver.  Able to recognize and clarify the nature of a challenge, evaluate alternatives, and propose solutions. Able to respond quickly and resourcefully to customer inquiries, requests and concerns.  Demonstrated resourcefulness in identifying actions needed to solve problems.
  • Able to work effectively within a well-defined business process. Understands the importance of adhering to established procedures and protocols.
  • Displays flexibility in approach to job both internally and externally.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite:  Outlook, Work, and Excel.  Highly motivated to learn and to effectively use systems and tools unique to Intereum and the commercial furniture business.

Notice:  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.  Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.

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

Intereum is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status.

Studio Hive, Inc.

Interior Designer/Interior Architect

Posted 7-16-2015 – More information ▼

Studio Hive, Inc. is looking for a junior level Interior Designer/Interior Architect with 2 - 5 years of commercial design 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 client service.  Studio Hive is an Interior focused Architecture firm that works in the following core markets: Workplace design, higher education and sports & entertainment.  Please see our web site:


  • Assist senior designers and project directors with the development of design solutions and technical drawings.
  • Assists with selection and research of project design materials, finishes, furnishing and equipment.
  • Participates in the preparation of contract documents, plans, details and schedules using Revit or Cad, under the direction of a senior team member.
  • Assists with and/or undertakes the selection of furniture, fixtures and equipment.
  • Assist with and/or undertakes the specification writing of selected furniture, fixture and equipment.
  • Works with senior team members to prepare presentation drawings, sketches and renderings.
  • Assists with and/or prepare elements of project schematic/conceptual design, including preparation of presentation drawings, sketches and renderings, under direction of senior team member.
  •  Develop space planning concepts.
  • Develops and maintains an understanding of building codes and how they affect planning and design concepts.
  • Assists senior team members with the preparation of project documents, meeting minutes, schedules and specifications.
  • Contribute to the office by participating in collaborative brainstorms, office activities, and continuing education initiatives


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited school of interior design or architecture
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience as an interior designer or architect in corporate interiors. A focus on workplace design and/or higher education markets preferred.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, Revit, Photoshop, Indesign, and Sketchup.
  • Possess basic space planning skills with an interest in programming and planning.
  • Ability to prioritize oneself in order to meet deadlines and provide high quality service to our clients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to complete tasks accurately and in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Must be able to provide relevant project examples.

Position Type:

  • Full-Time with competitive benefits package and PTO

For consideration, please submit your resume and work samples. Include work samples that reflect your level of experience and process.  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, no phone calls or drop-ins please.  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.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.  Studio Hive, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Studio Hive employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Parameters, Ltd.

Account Manager

Posted 7-10-2015 – More information ▼

Job Brief
We are looking for a passionate Account Manager who will partner with and ensure the long-term success of our customers.

You will be responsible for developing long-term relationships with your portfolio of customers, connecting with key business executives and stakeholders.  You will be a liaison between customers and cross-functional internal teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs.

General Job Description

Business Development:

  • Work with Business Development Manager to find and close new business.
  • Collaborate with team on responses to RFP's and other possible new working relationships.
  • Prepare and lead presentations to prospective clients.
  • Develop a plan to win.

Account Management:

  • Operate as the single point of contact for any and all matters specific to your customers.
  • Identify potential sales and business opportunities within the account and work with the team to develop the opportunity.
  • Build and maintain strong, long-lasting customer relationships.
  • Retain and further develop certain house accounts as assigned.
  • Creatively think quickly to help clients develop a vision or solution.
  • Know the products you sell so that you can effectively suggest solutions.
  • Work with other internal team members to communicate intent and scope of project.
  • Communicate with design and install teams by effectively utilizing necessary worksheets.
  • Involve Designer and other team members in relevant meetings.
  • Work with team members to refine typicals, value engineer and to create necessary specifications.
  • Review CAP specifications and import into CORE to create proposals and orders, or work directly with Project Coordinator as needed.
  • Work with installation contractors to solicit quotes and review, as necessary, with Installation Manager.
  • Monitor manufacturer's orders to ensure a timely delivery and installation according to the project or client schedule.
  • Time management- understanding and executing key initiatives required to complete a project.
  • Troubleshoot issues that arise on projects and work with client or team to resolve.
  • Conclude projects to ensure that all punch list items are addressed, resolved and closed out.

Key Reporting/Working Relationships:

  • Position reports to David Haines and Lauri Bolin
  • Works with Business Development, Project Coordinators, Designers, Installation Manager, Sales Assistants, Accounting

Key Results Expected:

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

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.  At least five years of experience in interior design, customer service, sales or equivalent service sector.

Knowledge and Skills

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


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

Send resumes to David Haines at