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Spokane, WA 

Posted 9/15/20

PROJECT DESIGNER 

Contract Design Associates

Contract Design Associates, CDA, is an established full‐service commercial furniture dealership serving eastern Washington, northern Idaho and western Montana. CDA provides solutions from Herman Miller products including a significant collection of industry leading product lines. CDA develops modern environments for customers to work, learn, heal and live. 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

Support sales account managers through the development and presentation of space planning, design systems and freestanding furniture specifications. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

∙ Work with and follow direction of account manager. 

∙ Determine proper product application and generate layout, typicals and budget estimates based on scope of work. 

∙ Prepare drawings, renderings, selection of color, materials, and finishes and/or sample boards and present design concepts to Account Managers and to clients. 

∙ Produce complete, accurate specifications and drawings using current software, planning guides, standards and procedures. 

∙ Perform double plan checks before order entry. 

∙ Review order acknowledgements after order is placed. 

∙ Finalize and generate all necessary drawings and project documents required for installation. 

SKILLS REQUIRED 

∙ Proven competency in AutoCAD, Revit and space planning 

∙ Be creative and problem solve 

∙ Create accurate specification drawings to show the overall product concepts and solutions

∙ Ability to work in a team environment and individually 

∙ Demonstrate excellent written and communication skills 

∙ Strong attention to details, strong organizational, time management and math skills

∙ Work in a fast pace environment, work well under pressure and meet deadlines; manage multiple projects

∙ Represent CDA in a professional manner, maintain positive attitude, be self‐motivated 

PERFORMANCE 

Teamwork, Coordination, Organization, Time Management, Technical, Focused, Detailed, Customer Service, Positive, Dependability, Self‐Motivated, Integrity, Fast Pace, Confidant

Education: Four‐year Interior Design degree or equivalent required  

Location: Missoula, MT 

Position: Full time 

Salary: DOE 

 

If interested, please contact:   

Gwen Guenzel 

gwen@cdainteriors.com

Boise, ID 

Posted 10/26/20

INTERIOR DESIGNER 

GGLO 

 

The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative design firm with offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Boise, seeks a curious, creative and team-oriented Interior Designer for our growing Boise location. 

We are an innovative firm designing buildings, landscapes, and interiors that weave together a vibrant mix of uses to embrace the communities in which we work.  Our dynamic team of interdisciplinary professionals crafts solutions for our clients by asking the right questions, diving deep into understanding their needs and the context of our projects, and by pursuing new ways of thinking about the future. We are recognized in the design community for the quality and thoughtfulness of our work, and for being focused on outcomes that build healthy communities and cities.

About The Role

The primary function of an Interior Designer at GGLO is to design and develop the interiors of multiple project types and scales, applying design and technical knowledge, in a systems-thinking approach.  This role actively collaborates and participates in design discourse and critiques with the team, expressing design ideas and solutions using a variety of design technology tools.  You express your ideas through hand sketching, material palette curation, digital modeling, and rendering in client and Principal facing communication.

 

What You Have (Requirements):

 

  • 8 - 10 years of Interior Design experience working with diverse clients and project types

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture from a CIDA accredited University

  • NCIDQ or working towards certification

  • LEED AP, WELL AP or other sustainability accreditation, or working towards accreditation

  • Working knowledge of project types in our core markets

  • Experience with all phases of design, concept through construction

  • Ability to express design ideas through design narrative and graphic communication

  • Ability to think three-dimensionally to understand and solve complex design issues

  • Demonstrated systems-thinking approach to interior design, demonstrated through programming, space planning, interior development, materiality, and FF&E

  • Ability to express design ideas and solutions through hand sketching, digital modeling, and rendering using our design technology tools, including Rhino, Revit, and Enscape

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft OS

  • Ability to work in a team environment, on multiple projects assigned in multiple offices

  • Willingness and ability to travel for project-related responsibilities

 

Successful GGLO Interior Designers:

 

  • Have a steadfast desire to engage with the interior design industry, both locally and nationally, and explore it fully

  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to constant learning and investment in their own professional development

  • Have a passion for innovation and beauty in their work

  • Actively contributes knowledge, skills and expertise to advance the design work

  • Apply critical thinking through every step of the design process

  • Demonstrate high-quality communication skills in all forms - drawing, writing, speaking, artistic expression, research and more

  • Align with GGLO’s design philosophy and beliefs, with commitment to applying GGLO’s design philosophy and approach to the work  

  • Demonstrate agility and ability to work across multi-disciplinary teams, to think though spaces from the inside-out and the outside-in

 

What does this mean for your career?  Our employees are a talented mix of individuals who embody every aspect of an integrated practice, who are catalysts for community through an integrated, research-based approach with sustainable design competency as a prerequisite.  We offer the opportunity to align your long-term career goals with a variety of projects and clients while working with Principals from multiple markets. We want your energy, creativity, and thirst for transforming great ideas into built reality! 

 

Benefits:

We offer a stimulating and exciting, team-oriented design environment where you will be challenged to bring your best creative spirit to your work.  Our workplace is respectful and diverse, with teams that thrive on engagement, learning and innovation.  We take great pride in working together to deliver the highest-quality design solutions for our clients, and leading innovative design into the future. Additionally, we offer paid licensure/certification and industry memberships, professional development, mentorship programs, and a collaborative, stable environment.  Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K with employer match program, transit subsidy, time off, bicycle parking, pet friendly atmosphere, annual Profit-Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees. 


 

GGLO, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture.

To

To apply, contact:

Brianna Mitchell

HR / Hiring Coordinator 

BMitchell@gglo.com

Ankorage, AK 

Fairbanks, AK 

Juneau, AK 

Posted 11/5/20

ACCOUNT MANAGER - ALASKA 

Shaw Contract 

   
Shaw Contract is a global design leader in commercial flooring for some of the world’s most creative and innovative environments. Our vast, sustainable product offerings can be found in diverse markets such as workplace, healthcare, hospitality, education and multi-family dwellings; supporting the spaces in which we work, learn, live, play and heal.

Architecture and Design End User Specialist with specific responsibilities to include daily sales calls on existing customers. Must present products to architects, designers, end users and other users. New end use business development skills are preferred. Additionally, he or she must continually prospect for viable new accounts while developing a key awareness of what is happening in the assigned geography. This territory will cover the State of Alaska.

Responsibilities:

  • Characteristics to include honesty, integrity, hard work, enthusiasm and motivation.

  • Work with architects, designers, flooring contractors, end users, contractors, etc. to select appropriate products for their projects that fit within their design criteria, budget and time frame.

  • Travel daily throughout assigned area to call on existing customers and prospect new customers to solicit business.

  • Manage project from inception to completion including identifying opportunity, product selection, specification, order placement, order tracking, delivery coordination, installation oversight, punch walk/ claim coordination( if necessary), and communication of maintenance program.

  • Must be motivated and comfortable working and supporting a closely knit team environment.

  • Must be able and competent to work with and manage customer base thru CRM (Customer Relationship Management) tool such as Salesforce.com

  • Follow up on a variety of leads from sources such as Dodge, CoStar, networking groups

  • Build relationships with existing and new customers by entertaining such as lunches, dinners or special events.

Account Manager must implement the selling process in the area; they must have the ability to make good judgment decisions. A full understanding of the product line is essential. Furthermore, an understanding of the application that each product serves is critical. The ability to interface/communicate with a diverse group of customers in a friendly and respectable manner is a must. The ideal candidate will possess a flexible personality and be able to communicate clearly to other persons, both orally and in written form. Account Manager must give presentations to architects, designers, and end-users to educate them on the flooring industry and how Shaw Contract brand can benefit them on their projects.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or High School Diploma/GED and 3 years previous industry sales experience required.

Preferred:

  • Education in Design or previous work experience in Design industry to Design firm.

  • Candidate already living within or familiar with the state of Alaska.

  • Proven Local design community and organizational involvement.

  • Commercial flooring experience preferred, commercial furniture and commercial lighting experience also preferred.

  • Experience selling through institutional segments such as end-use, city, state, local governments, healthcare, and education also preferred.

Although our highly-distributed workforce can be found around the globe, Shaw Contract is based out of Cartersville, Georgia in our new highly-sustainable, world-class Create Centre facility, which is home to product development and marketing for our commercial division, demonstrating our commitment to hiring the best talent. We hire humble, collaborative and ambitious people and give them endless opportunities to grow and succeed. Shaw Contract is the commercial design brand for Shaw Industries Group, Inc., a vertically integrated manufacturer that supplies carpet, hardwood, laminate, resilient, tile & stone flooring products and synthetic turf to residential and commercial markets globally. Headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, and with manufacturing in the United States, Mexico and China, Shaw is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. with more than $4.5 billion in annual sales and 23,000 associates worldwide.

 

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