Jobs

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Current Job Postings

Shea, Inc.

Interior Designer

Posted 12-2-2016 – More information ▼

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.

Parameters, Ltd.

A & D Manager

Posted 11-22-2016 – More information ▼

Job Brief

The A&D Manager will develop working relationships with key personnel within targeted architectural, design and real estate firms creating awareness, increasing knowledge and gaining acceptance of our products and services. This person will identify, develop, and secure new business opportunities and successfully transition this business to assigned Parameters' Account Managers.

General Job Description

Create and maintain credibility, visibility and excitement about Parameters brand.

Represents our market by working closely with the A&D market and end-user customers to make sales presentations, sell Parameters products, and solve problems.

Prepares annual business plan, including identification of key A&D firms, target clients aligned with each firm, prioritization of target accounts, and strategies to develop each account, working collaboratively with relevant A&D firm to increase market share.

Develops and maintains thorough understanding of Parameters' product lines and competitive products to ensure most up-to-date product knowledge.

Applies working knowledge of A&D community and contacts to influence specifications.

Develops, coordinates, and hosts Parameters-sponsored and partner-sponsored events for A&D community and key clients; includes working evenings and/or some weekends to represent Parameters to A&D community.

Hosts engaging speakers in market on relevant industry topics to educate design community, including Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits.

Participates in local professional design organizations.

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

Studio Hive, Inc.

Interior Architect/Interior Designer

Posted 11-22-2016 – More information ▼

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.

General Office Products

Sales Administration Supervisor

Posted 11-17-2016 – More information ▼

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

Witthus & Associates

Sales Representative

Posted 11-17-2016 – More information ▼

Witthus & Associates is adding a team member to their dynamic sales organization in Edina, MN. Seeking a full time commissioned sales professional for Minnesota, including the Twin Cities, North Dakota and South Dakota markets. Candidate will need to have a focus on customer experience and building professional relationships within accounts and manufacturers.

Ideal Candidate

  • Contract furniture or related sales experience.
  • Able to work in a team environment effectively and productively.
  • Ability to self-manage time and priorities effectively and efficiently.
  • Ability to problem solve, anticipating, analyzing, diagnosing, resolving problems & complications that may arise.
  • Attention to detail achieving thoroughness & accuracy when accomplishing tasks.
  • A commitment to customer satisfaction (external and internal customers), maintaining positive outlook.
  • Presenting & communicating effectively to individuals and groups.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide product specifications, quotations and proposals to dealers, designers and customers.
  • Schedule and present new products to designers, dealers and customers.
  • Assist with product research, pricing and lead-time information.
  • Work independently in situations that are fast-paced.
  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Maintain and update literature and finish materials.
  • Coordinate delivery of product demos and maintain inventory.
  • Customer/Contact management database to be maintained and current.
  • Organize vendor visits.
  • Position requires ability to travel to and from customer locations without restrictions.
  • Overnight travel: 30-35%.

Required Experience

  • BA/BS degree preferably in business, interior design, or related discipline, or equivalent in working experience
  • Experience in the design industry preferred
  • Minimum of 2-5 years' experience in the contract office furniture environment in Dealer Sales, Interior Design, Manufacturers Representative or Design Industry
  • MS Office proficient

Job Type: Full-time, Commissioned

Please contact Rick Witthus at 952-938-4344 or email rwitthus@witthus.com

Flad Architects

Interior Designer

Posted 11-8-2016 – More information ▼

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

General Office Products

Marketing Coordinator

Posted 11-8-2016 – More information ▼

Minneapolis
Part-Time/ Hourly - Professional

Are you looking to grow your marketing career in a fast-paced environment?  Do you see yourself as part of a dynamic team?  Join our team at General Office Products as a Marketing Coordinator!

GOP is a full-service, commercial furniture provide and 2016 Steelcase Platinum Partner award recipient.  As a privately held company for 53 years, we are a reputable, customer focused leader in the contract interiors industry.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator to assist our sales team in providing services to our corporate, healthcare and higher education clientele.

Essential Functions:

  • Generates and assists in creating all types of customer proposals and presentations for the contract sales team.
  • Develops and edits sales/marketing collateral including "look-books" and PowerPoint templates.
  • Supports sales leadership in their goal of creating an enhanced customer experience.
  • Assists with planning and implementation of customer and market influencer events.
  • Elevates GOP brand by improving and maintaining company website, and showroom sales tools.
  • Creates and distributes relevant, industry related marketing collateral (newsletters, email templates, etc.).
  • Maintains and updates GOP end user and influencer contact database.
  • Meets with new vendors to determine viability and schedules rep updates as necessary.
  • Participates in Steelcase and/or peer group led community of practice calls and meetings.

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree in marketing or related field.
  • Exceptional computer skills with a high proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written, communication and decision making skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Exhibits a strong sense of urgency and enjoys working in a team environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Previous experience and knowledge of the contract furniture industry.
  • Proficiency in Bluebeam and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Experience with digital marketing and/or event planning.

Our newly renovated facility provides an innovative, exciting work environment!  We offer comprehensive retirement/health benefits, as well as competitive compensation.
Interested candidates who meet the qualifications can submit their resume, cover letter and any additional documentation by using the form below.
General Office Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit Your Resume

Studio BV

Designer

Posted 10-11-2016 – More information ▼

Studio BV is seeking a 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. 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. 2-5 years' experience preferred.

Send to
Betsy Vohs
betsy@studio-b-v.com

BWBR

Interior Designer

Posted 10-4-2016 – More information ▼

BWBR, one of the largest and oldest firms in the Midwest providing architectural, interior design, and planning services, is looking for an Interior Designer to join our office in St. Paul.

We're a firm of mission-driven individuals who enjoy working on complex projects for organizations in the health care, higher education, high tech, recreation, office and secure environment markets. You would add to our culture by bringing an innovative, inquisitive, and collaborative spirit that views design as both a tool to help our clients achieve their goals and an outcome that helps our clients stand apart.

As the ideal team member, you will bring creativity, professionalism, and energy to the position. Working in an environment that encourages collaboration requires an individual with a positive spirit who can juggle multiple priorities and balance both short-term deadlines with long-term projects.

Desired attributes include:

  • Ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Excellent planning and design skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience and interest in a variety of building types
  • Proficiency in Revit documentation required
  • SketchUp knowledge beneficial
  • Related undergraduate degree and 2 to 5 years of experience

BWBR pays close attention to individual strengths and is committed to continually fostering growth opportunities for our staff. Our size offers the opportunity to be engaged in small projects as well as large and complex building types in our core markets. We offer a comprehensive benefits program as well as a profit sharing and 401(k) salary deferral plan.

We believe a healthy work culture is a culture that promotes health and wellness beyond your work. The diverse and dynamic interests of those who work here provide opportunities, both organized and impromptu, for individual pursuits and exploration.

BWBR offers a vibrant, professional office setting in the Lawson Commons Building in downtown, conveniently served by multiple bus routes and offering various parking options. With an office of more than 150 people, we provide a work environment designed to engage, empower, and enhance both those we work for and those we work with.

EEO/W/M/Veteran/Disability

If interested, please apply online at: http://www.bwbr.com/careers/

Rypen

Merchandising Content Specialist

Posted 10-4-2016 – More information ▼

Rypen is a furniture and lighting design firm that is looking to fill a part-time opportunity (30 hours a week) in updating and adding merchandise and content to our retail website, www.rypen.com. You will be working with our merchandising lead to continually update and add products to our growing retail website. If you're interested in or familiar with home design and furniture, detail-oriented, organized, and motivated to be a big part of a small team, Rypen may be just the place for you!

Our studio and showroom is located in the arts district in NE Minneapolis. We like to have fun, work hard, and create a great online shopping experience for our customers and designers.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Update product specifications and standard Rypen copy for new and existing products on our retail website.
  • Proofread and perform quality assurance checks to ensure published content is clear and accurate.
  • Collect and sort product data into an easily digestible format.
  • Remove discontinued products from all areas of the retail website.
  • Work to keep publishing deadlines for the timely release of new products.
  • Participate in merchandise meetings to discuss and present new product details and sales events.
  • Work with other departments to clearly and consistently communicate product updates and additions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, English, or related area or an equivalent amount of experience.
  • Ability to stay organized and work under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • Preferred creative writing experience is a plus.
  • Confidence and familiarity in creating digestible content in an appealing format.
  • Previous experience in data-entry and QA.
  • Ability to work independently while still functioning in a team and inter-departmental environment.Familiarity or interest in furniture and interior design is a plus. You'll be learning a lot about home furnishings and accessories!
  • Rypen is a growing company! We are looking for someone with the desire to grow and expand within this role and with us.

Interested in working at Rypen and participating in the world of interior design while expanding your skills and growing along with our company? Send along your cover letter and resume today to trevor@rypen.com, subject line "Merchandising Content Specialist".

Storlie Company Inc.

Sales Representative

Posted 9-28-2016 – More information ▼

Outstanding opportunity to join leading Minneapolis furniture distributor.
Seeking a proven sales representative to travel to our well established dealer base throughout the Midwest.

What we do:

  • Being at the forefront of midwest office furniture distribution
  • Maintaining a multimillion dollar inventory in our warehouse
  • Showcasing our product in the state of the art showroom
  • Strong, well established dealer base
  • World class sales support team

What we're looking for:

  • Professional with minimum of five years selling office furniture
  • Proven above average performance record
  • Prioritize organizational skills
  • Strong time and territory management skill required
  • Must be a sales goal and result driven individual
  • Willingness to travel (MN SD ND)
  • We provide a lucrative compensation package with benefits

Mohagen Hansen

Interior Design – Intern

Posted 9-15-2016 – More information ▼

Description:
Are you an interior design student looking for a fast paced environment to work in as an Intern this year?   Mohagen Hansen is currently seeking an Interior Design Intern to help support their team. This position is available immediately, with the ability to work 8 - 16 hours per week during the school year. The ideal candidate for this position is passionate about gaining experience in the field of interior design, with an ambitious, polite, and positive attitude.  General tasks will include creating detailed floor plans, elevations, etc. using AutoCAD (as needed), direct communication with product dealers, reps, and other vendors, maintenance of the resource library, and providing general support the team with any design or administrative tasks that may arise.

Applicant shall possess the following qualities:  be in progress of completing a Degree in Interior Design, proficiency in AutoCAD is a plus, have excellent oral and written communication skills, highly organized with attention to detail, have the ability to take direction, show strong initiative, innovation, and creative problem solving, be dependable and punctual, maintain a professional demeanor and have sound judgment.

Mohagen Hansen offers a fun, energetic work environment.  If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, please submit your resume and cover letter as a pdf to info@mohagenhansen.com.  

Intereum

Commercial Interior Designer

Posted 9-14-2016 – More information ▼

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 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.

Perkins+Will

Interior Designer II

Posted 9-8-2016 – More information ▼

Position Title: Interior Designer II       Disciplines: Interiors

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 Interior Designer II on the Perkins+Will team, you will:

  • Meticulously support throughout the design process which may include design plans, construction contract documents, elevations and details, reflected ceiling plans, millwork design, furniture layouts, ergonomic dimensions, finish plans, color plans, cost analysis, engineering systems coordination, document checking, schematic design and schedules.
  • Have a passion for developing presentations.
  • Application of basic elements and principles of design including form, scale, color, texture, pattern, light, balance and proportion.
  • Participate in site analysis, including survey of existing conditions and field measurements.
  • Work alongside and understand the functional organization of the project team
  • Keep organized and check your work for accuracy, omissions, and legibility
  • 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 as an Interior Designer II, you should have:

  • A professional degree in Architecture, Design, or related discipline
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Proficiency in Revit, CAD, graphic design, and 3D modeling and visualization software
  • Revit proficiency, strongly preferred
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
  • Ability to collaborate with team members and follow instructions
  • LEED AP or within 6 months of hire
  • Interest in completing your ARE or 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).

Equal Opportunity Employer:
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.

Elness Swenson Graham Architects (ESG)

Interior Designer

Posted 8-26-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

Primary Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

Progressive Architecture

Interior Designer

Posted 8-26-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

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

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

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

Primary Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Software Skills:

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

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

HGA Architects and Engineers

Student Intern - Interior Design

Posted 8-24-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

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

To apply:

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

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

RSP Architects

Interior Designer

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

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

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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

RSP Architects

Project Interior Designer 

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

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

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

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

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

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

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

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

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

RSP Architects

Senior Project Interior Designer

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

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

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

RSP Architects

Interior Project Manager

Posted 8-19-2016 – More information ▼

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

RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

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

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

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

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

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

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

Twin Cities Rep Group

Sales Representative

Posted 8-11-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

Essential Job Functions:

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

Requirements:

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

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

Innovative Office Solutions

Interior Designer

Posted 8-9-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

Essential Functions:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

The Innovative Brand Promise

Expect Response
Expect Reduction
Expect Relief

The Innovative Core Values

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

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

Haldeman Homme Inc

Designer / Space Planner / Project Manager

Posted 8-4-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Website www.haldemanhomme.com

Email resumes to NFerderer@haldemanhomme.com

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

Interior Designer

Posted 8-4-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

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

Cuningham Group is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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

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

Specific duties will include:

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

Must have and display:

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

Cuningham Group Architecture, Inc.

Interior Designer

Posted 8-4-2016 – More information ▼

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

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

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

Cuningham Group is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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

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

Specific duties will include:

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

Must have and display:

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