Company Name

COUPAR

Role

Design Assistant

The design assistant role at COUPAR is a key role within our organization. As the design assistant, you will be working closely with the design team to implement the project design in collaboration with the Principal and Lead/Managing designers. This role assists in all aspects of the design process from sourcing FF&E, developing schedules, processing work orders, developing client presentations, working in AutoCAD and some administrative responsibilities.

Job Summary:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all project information in Basecamp with daily updates
  • Assist with product sourcing and presentation preparation
  • Gather detailed information and quotes for preparation of accurate design proposals
  • Create and prepare proposals for client submission
  • Assist Associate and Lead Designers with various design and administrative tasks related to all phases of high-end interior design from initial planning through to project completion
  • Develop and prepare client presentations through the use of Powerpoint
  • Develop AutoCAD plans, including but not limited to, floor plans, furniture plans, elevations, sections, and reflected ceiling plans
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of products and materials available on the market
  • Maintain and develop vendor database and accounts
  • Assist with sample return and materials library organization
  • Assist Design Team with Studio WebWARE/Studio Designer input and tracking
  • Organize and maintain client FF&E binders
  • Communicate professionally and clearly with clients, reps, vendors, and installers
  • Maintain excellent organization of project files, samples, and orders
  • Track assigned tasks, appointments, and correspondence with detailed follow-through to reach completion
  • Coordinate and assist with onsite project installations, which may include picking up and returning supplies, managing supply inventory lists, and creating and managing deinstallation punch list
  • Proactively engage in the design process by managing up to Design Associate and Lead Designers

Requirements:

  • Qualifications
  • Degree in Interior Design
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience within an Interior Design internship or assistant level role
  • Resourceful
  • Self-starting
  • Detail oriented
  • Positive attitude with an eagerness to grow both professionally and personally
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the overall design process
  • Highly productive and organized with thorough attention to detail
  • Multitasking extraordinaire
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Effectively communicates with the team and vendors
  • Ability to work efficiently, both as a team and independently
  • Ability to troubleshoot when faced with roadblocks
  • Professional demeanor and sound judgment
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Strong understanding of visual layouts utilizing Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite
  • Knowledge of Studio Webware is a plus
  • Having access to a vehicle is a plus
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Contact
Please submit your cover letter and resume to Coupar (Resumes without a personalized cover letter will not be considered.)
at
jobs@couparconsulting.com