Interior Designer – N. Miami Beach, FL

Interior Designer – high end projects!

Do you get excited being involved in the design of multi million dollar homes?  Do you enjoy providing high end service with your impeccable attention to detail?  If so, read on!  We are an exclusive, award-winning high end interior design firm seeking an Interior Designer to join our team.   Our design philosophy is based on the principles of creativity, innovation, and timelessness. Each new environment created is uniquely tailored to the individual client’s utilitarian and aesthetic needs with service being continued beyond the conclusion of the project.   We have been featured in many local and international publications, national television, and has received much international recognition.

Key Accountabilities:

You will be involved in every aspect of the design process, from initial walk throughs to final walk throughs and everything in between.

Design phase:

  • Assist in the initial scope of work
  • Prepare proposals  with regard to budgetary restrictions and client expectations
  • Work on furniture and finishes presentation
  • Select  furniture and finishes for all projects
  • Plumbing selection, provide Architect with a presentation of the selection for quoting and for them to obtain all specifications and requirements for installation
  • Provide wall finishes plan and specifications for Architects to quote
  • Follow up with Architect to ensure all furniture selections are drawn to scale and up to date in plans
  • Review all drawings for construction and millwork with Architect
  • Meet with Millwork Contractor together with Architect to go over and review together the initial orders
  • Meet with Kitchen and Closet contractors to work on design concept and color schemes
  • Participate in client meetings when required
  • Work with Purchasing Agent on quoting for furniture, fabrics, decorative lighting, accessories, bedding and window treatment
  • Meet with vendors to keep library up to date with new and fresh materials.  Invite Architects as necessary for any construction related items
  • Meet with contractors to prepare for project installations, i.e. bedding, miscellaneous accessories companies, etc.
  • Selection of art and accessories

 

Installation:

  • Receive and place furniture and accessories at final installations
  • Ready the installation for professional photo shoots
  • Liaise and deal with client issues or job site problems as needed
  • Organize furniture, fabrics and window treatment orders in binder
  • Make sure boxes have all samples organized for client meetings
  • Handle any customer service issues vendor and/or client related when others cannot handle the task.

 

Traits required for success:

  • Highly detailed with strong, but friendly follow up
  • Works at a steady and even pace to promote accuracy of your work
  • Team player
  • Patient with repetitive routine
  • Excellent communication skills with clients
  • Collaborative approach with architects and others
  • A supportive, non-threatening leadership style
  • Able to troubleshoot problems independently

 

Skills/Experience and Knowledge required:

Must haves:

  • Minimum 2 years experience with a design firm
  • Ability to run multiple projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge of industry resources
  • High taste level
  • Proficient with MS Office

 

Of value

  • High end commercial and/or residential experience
  • Degree in interior design or related field
  • Bilingual is a plus
  • CAD knowledge is a plus