Our design team is expanding! We are looking for a dynamic and strong Interior Designer to join Shift. Interior designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials.
They read blueprints and must be aware of building codes and inspection regulations.
KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :
1.1. Involved in search for and bid on new projects.
1.2. Determine the client’s goals and requirements of the project.
1.3. Consider how space will be used and how people will move through space
1.4. Sketch preliminary design plans, including electrical layouts.
1.5. Specify materials and furnishings, such as lighting, furniture, wall finishes, flooring, and plumbing fixtures.
1.6. Prepare final plans, using computer applications.
1.7. Create a timeline for the interior design project and estimate project costs.
1.8. Place orders for materials and oversee installing the design elements.
1.9. Visit after the project to ensure that the client is satisfied.
1.10. Work closely with architects, structural engineers, mechanical engineers, and builders, to determine how interior spaces will function, look, and be furnished.
1.11. Read blueprints and must be aware of building codes and inspection regulations.
1.12. Excellent knowledge of computer-aided design (CAD) software
1.13. Produce designs, plans, and drawings for construction and installation. This may include floor plans, electrical layouts, and plans needed for building permits.
1.14. Draft the preliminary design into documents that could be as simple as sketches or as inclusive as construction documents, with schedules and attachments.
2.1. Be proactive and use good judgment when dealing with challenging situations.
2.2. Act with professionalism and integrity.
2.3. Be transparent in your motives, methods and expected results.
2.4. Own mistakes and share your knowledge to prevent a repetition of the same error within your department or division.
2.5. Conduct business honestly & fairly.
2.6. Keep sensitive information confidential.
2.7. Follow through on commitments.
2.8. Work well both autonomously and within a team.
2.9. Display a positive, approachable attitude.
2.10. Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently.
2.11. Ability to listen, communicate (written and verbal), and follow-up effectively with all clients / customers.
2.12. Ability to work independently, be a self-starter, and energetically approach tasks assigned.
QUALIFICATION & KNOWLEDGE
3.1. Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
3.2. BS degree in Interior Design or similar
problem-solving skills; computer skills; multi-tasking abilities; integrity, honesty.
3.6. Proven working experience in decorating interior spaces (consultations, renovations, space planning, and new constructions)
3.7. Expertise in layout, color, lighting, materials selection, custom furniture, and all installations.
3.8. Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, 3D Max, Illustrator or other design programs
3.9. Excellent portfolio of previous works.
3.10. Creative talent, imagination, and eye for design
3.11. Communication and presentation skills
3.12. Project management skills