Interior Architect Assistant / Interior Design Assistant

Summer Thornton Design Inc. Chicago, IL

Job Type: Full Time/Part Time

Years Experience: 0-4

Open Date: 04/26/2018 Close Date: 06/30/2018

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist the Principal & Designers in overseeing large-scale, long-term design projects from concept through installation for high-end residential, hospitality, and boutique commercial projects

Assist in the drawing & development of comprehensive design plans & construction drawing sets including sourcing, floorplans, elevations, etc

Collaborate with outside consultants and project partners including Architects, General Contractors, Craftsmen, & more

Drive project progress through timeline management and vendor expediting

Maintain strong relationships and communication with clients and vendors

Prepare proposals for product & labor

Prepare materials & organize presentations before client meetings

Interpret and help bring-to-life the design vision for clients

Design custom furniture, cabinetry, textiles and more to achieve the design vision

Create finish schedules and coordinate construction with architects/builders

Contact vendors for pricing & samples

Organize materials for client presentations

Accessorize & style rooms for photo shoots

Marketing Assistance

Office tidying & organization as well as resource library maintenance/organization

Pick-up and return unused product & samples as required

May require up to 10% travel out-of-state

Seamlessly transition orders and contractor-management to Project Management group at firm

Materials to Submit: CV/Resume, Portfolio, Salary/Pay Requirement, and any other relevant information

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