Systems Furniture Designer
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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/16/2016
Pivot Interiors, Inc.
Costa Mesa, CA
The Systems Furniture Designer performs design and specifications using computer-aided equipment and software. Prepares block plans, schematic plans, fabric/finish palettes, specifications and installation drawings. Edits, revises, and updates changes to existing drawings and specifications. Primary client contact with regard to design-related questions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assumes responsibility for overall completion of design and related tasks for assigned projects.
Works with sales staff to establish design requirements of proposal preparation.
Prepares design proposals as needed.
Provides consistently complete, accurate specifications.
Generates accurate scope of job based on customer expectations.
Develops furniture block plan, space plan, fabric / finish palette, final furniture specifications and installation drawings. Ensures that furniture plans are code compliant.
Performs field measures; product inventory; programming; specification verifications, ancillary product research, etc.; and frequently participates in project meetings as required with sales staff and/or clients.
Works with sales staff or client to review any required design modifications and produces revised drawings and/or specifications based on those modifications.
Creates graphic representation (hard copy) of design using assigned design software. Obtains client sign-off of final drawings.
Is available for installation observation/assistance, and may meet with Project Management staff or outside contractors to review installation drawings and construction details.
May work with Project Manager or sales staff to conduct final walk-through and prepare punch list.
Enters time worked into database by job/project every week.
Attends weekly team meetings (report on status of projects and workload).
Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.
This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities, but position may require supervision of junior design staff members and contractors as project requirements dictate.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Requires a high school diploma or GED plus Bachelor’s degree and up 2-5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Working knowledge of furniture systems and electrical/cabling issues essential. General understanding of building systems and building codes essential. Experience and demonstrated skill using Auto CAD, Microsoft Office Suite, 20-20, CAP, and rendering software.
- Dental Insurance
- Flexible Benefits
- Flexible Work Schedule
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- 401K / Retirement Plan
- Sick Leave
- Vision Insurance