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Design Associate

Job Summary:

The right person for this role displays initiative and contributes in a significant and visible way to every phase of the design process, from initial concept to installation. You must enjoy thinking on your feet, taking responsibility and be interested in career growth. This role assists in all aspects of the design process from sourcing FF&E, developing client presentations, working in AutoCAD, communicating with both vendors and clients, budget management, and installation coordination.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Adapt to any creative styles as needed while maintaining visual consistency and brand identity for client presentations
  • Identify, select and specify products and vendors that meet the Client/Principal’s brand standards
  • Development of FF&E package from initial design concept through product specification
  • Source and specify materials, furniture, art, and accessories
  • Participate in client presentations and project meetings, preparing presentation materials to communicate these concepts
  • Keep detailed meeting notes, task lists and calendars on multiple projects
  • Keep design leadership apprised of project status and issues
  • Understand and maintain the Principal’s vision through all aspects of the design process
  • Maintain accountability and compliance on all Basecamp processes
  • Proactively engage in the design process by managing up to Lead Designers and Senior Project Managers
  • Review and approve Design Proposals for the Principal’s approval

  • Update and maintain project budgets
  • Coordinate and assist with onsite project installations
  • Execute styling vision of Lead Designer for photoshoots and client reveal
  • Follow up and execute open items post installation


  • Qalifications
  • Degree in Interior Design
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience working for high-end interior design firms
  • Resourceful and self-starting
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Multitasking extraordinaire
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Proactive and interested in career growth beyond the role
  • Shows a strong sense of style and creative problem solving
  • Ability to work both as a team and independently, taking direction with minimal supervision
  • Ability to efficiently manage time, meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills required
  • Professional demeanor and sound judgment
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and developing detailed floor plans, furniture plans, elevations, sections, and reflected ceiling plans
  • Strong verbal and graphic communication skills, excellent client relationship skills and ability to work with a diverse team of designers
  • Good understanding of product sourcing process and industry resources
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks Online and Studio Webware is a plus
  • Having access to a vehicle is a plus
Please submit your cover letter and resume to Coupar (Resumes without a personalized cover letter will not be considered.)