WorkSpace Interiors is seeking a creative Interior Designer to join our team! We are an established and growing office furnishings and facility services provider, and a multi-year Steelcase Premier Partner Dealership. We work from inception to occupancy with our customers. We value innovation and collaboration that will continue to provide outstanding results and service to all clients. Do you have an ability to collaborate with clients and sales staff to bring about inventive and successful solutions? If so, we encourage you to apply for the Interior Designer position in our Chattanooga and Knoxville, TN location.

The Interior Designer will provide design services to customers, including site and inventory verifications, programming, space planning, typical development, finish & material selection, installation drawings and specifications. You will work closely with sales, account managers, project managers and customers to ensure conformance to customer requirements, high quality implementation and customer satisfaction. Develops thoughtful furniture applications that support client culture and help drive organizational success.

Responsibilities and Duties

Design Process:

  • Works collaboratively with sales and clients to develop creative furniture solutions that support project needs
  • Attends customer planning meetings; presents furniture concepts and information to customer for review and approval
  • Reviews site; conducts field measurements and plan-to site adherence checks
  • Verifies existing inventory/product; produces as-built drawings/specifications
  • Conducts programming by interviewing customers/end/users and produces reports.
  • Develops and presents block/space plans
  • Selects, develops and presents finish and material selections to customer
  • Develops finished working drawings for specification and installation; validates plans against construction, electrical and A & D drawing set

Departmental Practices:

  • Provides design budgets for projects; maintains daily timesheets; manages actual time against budgets
  • Maintains detailed project documentation including records of key decisions, approvals and sign-offs and notes from customer/internal meetings
  • Manages adherence to project schedule and budgets
  • Communicates regularly on assignment status
  • Ensures complete and accurate plans/specifications are order ready
  • Maybe required to conduct organizational interfaces with; client, A&D firms, contractors, project managers, sales, sales administration, internal operations personnel and installation crews

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD and CET. Basic Revit proficiency
  • Intermediate PC skills including Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word
  • Solid interpersonal skills; ability to communicate (both oral and written) effectively and professionally with both internal and external customers
  • Possess solid knowledge of best practices for furniture design
  • Possess solid furniture product knowledge; able to learn and apply new product knowledge in a timely manner
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and follow through
  • Possess a strong customer service focus and commitment
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Works well under pressure; excels at multi-tasking and prioritizing work flow
  • Must be able to work independently or as a team player

Level of Education/Training/License: Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)

Experience: Interior Design: 3 years’ (required). Dealership or manufacturer experience preferred.

Benefits

Company Provided:

  • Health Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(K) with Company Match
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Paid time off

Available Company Benefits:

  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

COVID-19 considerations

“Candidates will be required to show proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations may be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable law.”

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