Commercial Interior Designer – San Francisco

Title Commercial Interior Designer – San Francisco
Job Type Fulltime
Salary $55-80K, DOE + overtime
Location San Francisco, CA

Client Description:  Our client assists companies in designing and outfitting their office spaces.

Position Summary: The Commercial Interior Designer will be responsible for overall completion of design and related tasks for assigned projects.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Performs design and specifications using computer-aided equipment and software.
  • Prepare, develop, and review block and schematic plan specifications and installations.
  • Verify plan specifications and product inventory for client orders
  • Revise and update existing drawings and specifications as needed
  • Obtains client sign-off of final drawings.
  • Act as primary client contact with regard to design-related questions.
  • Work with sales staff to establish design requirements of proposal preparation.
  • Prepare design proposals as needed.
  • Provide consistently complete, accurate specifications.
  • Generate accurate scope of job based on customer expectations.
  • Ensure that furniture plans are code compliant.
  • Participate in project meetings with sales staff and clients.
  • Create graphic representation of design using assigned design software.
  • Is available for installation observation/assistance, and may meet with Project Management staff or outside contractors to review installation drawings and construction details.
  • May work with Project Manager or sales staff to conduct final walk-through and prepare punch list.
  • Enters time worked into database by job/project every week.
  • Attends weekly team meetings (report on status of projects and workload).
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

Essential/Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university
  • 1-4 years of design experience ($55-65K, DOE)
  • 5-7 years of design experience ($70-80K, DOE)
  • Experience and demonstrated skill using Auto CAD, Microsoft Office Suite, 20-20, CAP, and rendering software.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general construction drawings, professional journals, technical procedures, and furniture specifications.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area and volume.
  • Ability to apply the algebraic and geometric concepts involved in design creation.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • The employee must provide proof of valid state driver’s license, and proof of insurance of an operable vehicle.
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