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Design Assistant

full-time position  | salary is BOE

Skill and Qualification Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience, design related a plus. 
  • Undergraduate degree required. 
  • Highly organized, accurate, and neat in all aspects of the job.
  • Work well under pressure; able to multi-task, prioritize, in order to meet deadlines. 
  • Able to follow through on multiple projects at varying stages. 
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of interior design/decoration.
  • Knowledge of architectural plans, hand drafting and drawing. 
  • Proficient in Studio Webware software a plus.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills with a strong command of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • Work well in a collaborative setting.  Rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job; however, must also be able to work independently and proactively on projects without supervision using tact and discretion.
  • Positive, respectful, mature, reliable, and responsible.
  • Available to work additional hours, as occasionally required to meet deadlines.
  • Vehicle and valid driver’s license required.

Daily Work Responsibilities

  • Assist Principle and Project Manager with identification of furnishings, finishes and fabric palettes.
  • Facilitate vendor communication for sourcing, pricing and proposal documentation.
  • Coordinate required alterations such as upholstery, painting, etc.
  • Prepare detailed client proposals for purchase.
  • Prepare detailed vendor purchase orders and coordinate associated approvals with Principal and Project Manager.  
  • Facilitate moving logistics and installation schedule.   
  • Maintain budget and cost tracking in coordination with client’s expectations.  
  • Oversee timely completion, and delivery and/or installation to project site. This aspect of the job can be physically demanding.  
  • Maintain documentation of project correspondence (clients, vendors, subcontractors, architects), specification selections, finish samples, fabric palettes, and drawings.
  • Prepare powerpoint or word documents for presentation to client.

Design Development

  • Assist with development of custom furniture, furnishings, and lighting. 
  • Coordinate shop drawing review with team members.

Administrative

  • Answer incoming calls, assist with mailings, scheduling, and additional duties as requested.
  • Help maintain sample library; develop resources, edit existing samples and contribute to general order of the office. 

PLEASE SUbmit ALL INQUIRIES & resumes VIA EMAIL : studio@crosbydesigns.net