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Project Designer

McCoy-Rockford, Inc.
Austin, TX 78701
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    216356943
McCoy-Rockford, Inc.

Full Time
Austin, TX, US




All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.



Responsible for providing primary and ancillary support in the planning and designing of commercial interior design projects. Create functional and aesthetic designs that help boost productivity, increase sales, attract customers, or enhance a work space.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Lead intermediate projects with minimal guidance from Sr. Designer, determining scope of work, establishing tasks/hours and staff required utilizing Zoho
  • Plan the use and layout of the space and decorating with color and furniture based on the needs of the client
  • Select furniture and finishes, prepare drawings and presentation packages; estimate time to accomplish tasks
  • May delegate portions of projects and supervise deliverables
  • Field verifies space dimensions, conditions and when applicable, existing furniture inventory
  • Produce design service quotes with assistance from Sr. Designer
  • Partnering with Sr. Project Designer and Design Manager, document specific processes creating useful reference guides; recommend and implement best practices
  • Consult with general contractors, architects and other consultants, as needed
  • Budgets time for projects and delegated work; sets and meets expectations on deliverables; tracks and documents time related to each project.
  • Ability to effectively communicate to stakeholders intent, plans, status, issues, alternatives, solutions, and to resolve conflicts
  • Collaborate with in-house sales, design and operations team and various A&D firms on furniture selections and layouts, while maintaining consistency with client furniture standards
  • Review furniture layouts and specifications to ensure accuracy, consistency with standards and space functionality. Identify issues and resolve.
  • Conduct site visits as necessary
  • Readily share knowledge with designers and other roles on an on-going basis


Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

KEY SELECTION AND SUCCESS FACTORS

WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • Minimum of 2 years of furniture design experience required
  • Moderate design experience in commercial interiors required


EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor Degree in Interior Design from FIDER accredited school.
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within commercial interior furniture planning. Basic understanding of order fulfillment process.
  • Basic understanding of order fulfillment process
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge appropriate to position
  • Willingness to share expertise with others
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit and CET
  • Exhibits coaching and training skills on a regular basis
  • Builds and positively influences client relationships


OTHER/PREFERRED:
  • RID, IIDA license preferred
  • Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within commercial interior furniture planning.
  • Furniture specification experience preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Writer, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to plan, organize and complete work effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to find new and innovative ways to deliver on the customers requirements
  • Excellent customer service skills and communication skills with internal and external customers
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Ability to multi-task and work with many interruptions


WORK ENVIRONMENT: (overtime, travel, physical demands, conditions)

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee occasionally lifts 2-3 reams of paper and customer files, especially during archiving.
  • Weight up to 12 pounds; Height floor to 36 inches; Frequency up to 2 times per week
  • Employee occasionally carries paper from the copy room to fill printer. Weight up to 12 pounds; Distance up to 300 feet; Frequency up to 2 times per week
  • Employee occasionally pushes or pulls an office chair. Force up to 7 pounds; Distance up to 50 feet; up to 1 time per week
  • Employee occasionally climbs main stairs or stairs to warehouse at main location to meet with customers in lobby display area, to access parts in warehouse, and interact with other operational departments. Height 1 flight; Frequency up to 3-5 times per day
  • Employee occasionally walks on level surfaces to: interact with all operational departments, retrieve needed materials, to access lobby display, and attend meetings. Duration 45 minutes per day; Distance up to 1,500 feet per day
  • Employee occasionally stands on level surfaces during interaction with customers and other personal. Duration 30 minutes per day
  • Employee continuously sits using the computer, talking on the phone, processing project paper work, and attending. Duration up to 7 hours per day
  • Employee constantly reaches out during work at desk. Height forward reach waist to chest; Frequency up to 30 times per hour
  • Employee must rarely bend, squat, stoop, or kneel during filing tasks.
  • Employee is occasionally exposed to ambient temperatures in the warehouse.
  • Work overtime as needed.






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Posted: 2023-05-11 Expires: 2023-06-12

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