Interior Designer at StudioSIX5

Posted on: 06/03/2022

Location: Austin, TX (ON-SITE)

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### Job description About Us: We are an Austin-based interior architecture and design firm specializing in multifamily, student housing, hospitality and senior living projects. Our firm creates exceptional interior environments that celebrate life for our communities throughout the United States, and we seek only the most talented individuals who want an opportunity to grow professionally and enhance our practice and the lives of our residents. About You: You are a bright, talented professional with a desire to be in a creative and collaborative design firm. You are the best in your field. Individuals in this position will work within a fast-paced environment, so the ability to handle pressure, stay organized, and multi-task is important. You also have a strong sense of self-accountability, high attention to detail, and sound judgment. You have significant demonstrated experience in developing and managing projects. Position Summary: The Interior Designer researches and develops approved conceptual project designs in compliance with best practices, design feasibility and production standards for all project phases. This position also provides approved design documentation for construction. This role delivers clarification of design and makes modifications during project construction phase as required. The Interior Designer ensures that the aesthetic of all spaces aligns with overall project design intent. This role develops all presentation materials for client meetings, assists in presentations, and works closely with the Design Coordinator to ensure graphic standards are met. The Interior Designer is also responsible for meeting all project milestones as set forth by the Design Coordinator and Project Design Manager. Measures of Success: • Designs meet the project requirements and senior ergonomic standards, and the construction documents align with StudioSIX5 standards. • Presentation(s) are cohesive and design intent is clearly communicated to the client. • Well documented drawings result in minimal requests for clarification. Duties/Responsibilities: • Attends weekly meeting with Design Team as scheduled. • Effectively monitors project tasks, deadlines, and reports progress to Design Coordinator. • Communicates daily with Design Coordinator on project performance as needed. • Develops plans and interior architecture in the direction communicated by the Project Design Manager and Design Coordinator. • Makes all finish and furnishings selections that align with project design parameters. • Ensures furniture plans meet project and senior ergonomic requirements. • Develops and assists in client presentations. • Ensures presentation graphics meet StudioSIX5 standards. • Effectively and accurately documents drawings and answers detailed design related questions. • Follows and maintains systems for managing workflow as directed by Design Coordinator. • Attends project furnishings installations for final accessorizing and punch list. Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: • Demonstrates ability to work independently or as part of a team and is an avid learner. • Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to follow a task to completion. • Ability to be proactive and maintain a positive attitude with a resourceful approach. • Must be able to work with urgent deadlines, multiple priorities and multiple team members. • Advanced computer skills to include AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, Bluebeam, Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel) and Adobe Creative Suite is required. Experience / Education: • Experience as a Design Team member or Design Intern in an Interior Design/Architectural firm is preferred. • Experience in Senior Living, Hospitality, Multi-Family and/or High end Residential is preferred. NCIDQ certification and licensing is preferred. • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture from a CIDA accredited program is required. Complexities and Conditions of Employment: • This position handles and maintains proprietary highly confidential employee, financial and company information. The utmost care must be taken to assure confidential information and documents are always secure. • This position requires 20% travel nationwide. • This position requires occasional nights, weekends, holidays, and after hours' availability. • This position requires a current and valid driver's license. Compensation, Benefits and Perks: We are committed to creating a benefits program that is not only competitive, but flexible and responsive to the changing needs of our employees. We are proud, as part of our total compensation philosophy, to offer the following benefits to regular, full-time employees: • Medical, Dental, Vision, AD&D and Life, Short-Term Disability, Accident, Cancer and Legal Insurance • 38-hour workweek with Half-Day Fridays • Hybrid work model; flexible to work from home and in the office several days a week • Paid Time Off and 8 major paid holidays • Paid Parental Leave • 401K Retirement Plan with match • Bonuses • Professional development, education and training • Paid covered parking • Monthly team Building, happy hours, and other social gatherings Hours: • Minimum of 38 hours per week • Some evening and weekend may be required as needed StudioSIX5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information about us, visit www.studioSIX5.com or Like Us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter.