Design Director
Company: Lantz Collective
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 02/08/24
Category: Interior Design
Location: Carmel
Salary: 100-150k
Job Description

Our nationally known design firm is growing rapidly. We are looking for an experienced, talented, and detail-oriented Design Director to join our interior design team. This individual will play a key role in leading the design team, overseeing design projects and timelines, sourcing materials, CAD drawings, and ensuring deadlines are met and each project is a huge success!

• Lead all projects working closely with principal designer, Amanda Lantz
• Develop, inspire, and lead the firm’s design team
• Develop strategic design plans with each projected and oversee timelines
• Manage project scopes and ensure all updates are standardized and organized
• Oversee and execute the full design process, from initial sketch through the start of production
• Work with minor oversight to perform assignments including conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning, and construction documentation
• Attend client meetings to discuss design requirements for new constructions and alterations and discuss project details; participate in team meetings; organize all meeting notes
• Gather necessary measurements, dimensions, and other routine calculations for design layouts
• Perform daily/weekly work in AutoCAD
• Interact with architects and designers to exchange ideas and provide support
• Ensure all vital information and documentation is recorded and maintained throughout each project, communicate effectively and professionally with team, client, vendors and contractors
• Sourcing of building and project materials
• Produce mood, material, and design presentations independently or with minimal supervision
• Ensures that items have been ordered in a timely fashion and are checked in to the desired location, based on project
• Actively participates in installs
• Upholds strong and professional relationships with vendors, clients, and team members
• Provide extensive and rapid-fire knowledge of vendors, materials, and resources to the team

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Design or related field
• 3-5 years of professional senior design experience
• Formulates designs which are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes
• Advanced in AutoCAD
• General home construction knowledge
• Extremely verse in materials, surfaces, furniture systems and specifications
• Extremely knowledgeable with architectural details
• Advanced in developing design concepts
• Background in using design software
• Able to develop or obtain external architectural and engineering resources
• Excellent time and people management, communication, collaboration, and ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines at one time, in addition to work independently
• Able to provide work examples and/or portfolio of personal work experience
• Ability to resolve complex design and communication issues
• Ability to accommodate some regional and domestic travel (minimal)

About our Company

Lantz Collective is a rapidly growing, full-service, luxury interior design firm owned by Amanda Lantz. Together Amanda Lantz and her father, Barry Lantz, have created a partnership that results in a multi-generational design approach drawing from the past and reinventing the present. Their partnership is a brand of togetherness that builds on each other’s strengths.

Amanda Lantz creates inspired lifestyle designs for the most discerning clients across the country. Amanda designs with her client’s personal aesthetic and lifestyle objectives in mind, incorporating luxury brands and layered items from unexpected places. Amanda and her talented design team have two locations: Carmel, IN and Naples, FL.

Amanda and her father, Barry Lantz, have been published in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Luxe Magazine, Traditional Home, Designers Today, Modern Luxury Interiors, and in the Rizzoli book: More is More is More featuring their Kips Bay Dallas 2021 Showhouse Design!


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