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Interior Design Assistant

Company: Amrami Design + Build
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Amrami Design + Build is a luxury custom home builder serving the Northshore and Chicagoland areas. Founded over 20 years ago, the firm has grown into one of Chicago's premiere builders, awarded various accolades for its high-quality design and construction work. The firm's in house teams manage all matters pertaining to residential and commercial projects, from architectural drawings and zoning/permitting, to construction management and interior design.

Our firm is currently seeking a highly motivated interior designer to enter as an entry-level assistant to our design team.

Interior Designer/Interior Architect
Number of hires for this role
AutoCAD: 3 years (Required)
Interior Design: 3 years (Required)
US work authorization (Required)
Bachelor's (Preferred)
Full Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist the Principal & Designers in overseeing large-scale, long-term design projects from concept through installation for high-end residential, hospitality, and boutique commercial projects
Assist in the drawing & development of comprehensive design plans & construction drawing sets including sourcing, floorplans, elevations, etc
Collaborate with outside consultants and project partners including Architects, General Contractors, Craftsmen, & more
Drive project progress through timeline management and vendor expediting
Maintain strong relationships and communication with clients and vendors
Prepare proposals for product & labor
Prepare materials & organize presentations before client meetings
Interpret and help bring-to-life the design vision for clients
Design custom furniture, cabinetry, textiles and more to achieve the design vision
Create finish schedules and coordinate construction with architects/builders
Contact vendors for pricing & samples
Organize materials for client presentations
Accessorize & style rooms for photo shoots
Marketing Assistance
Office tidying & organization as well as resource library maintenance/organization
Pick-up and return unused product & samples as required
Seamlessly transition orders and contractor-management to Project Management group at firm
Key Qualifications & Skills:

Minimum 3 years (ideally 3-5 years) professional experience in related field (interior design, architecture, product/furniture design, textile design, hospitality design, etc)
Bachelors degree (or Masters) in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or related field
Impeccable design taste and alignment with Principal's design style and philosophies
strong textile knowledge and use
Strong 2D AUTOCAD & Photoshop experience mandatory. Rendering, hand-sketching, and 3D skills a plus but not required
Ability to problem-solve, try new things, and seek solutions with limited supervisor direction
Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to manage multiple projects with varying timelines and deliverables at once
Teamwork & collaboration-minded
Proactive self-starter - shows both initiative and detailed follow-through/completion
Valid driver's license & transportation (& must be comfortable driving in Chicago)
Strong attention to detail & strong organizational skills
Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Amrami Design + Build, Skokie , Interior Design Assistant, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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