Junior Interior Designer
Company: Parkes & Lamb Interiors
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 04/24/24
Category: Interior Design
Location: Nashville
Salary: 50-100k
Job Description

Parkes & Lamb Interiors is seeking an experienced interior designer with a minimum of 5 years of experience in high-end residential design.

We are interested in proactive and organized candidates with an eye for detail and strong understanding of high-end design. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated problem solver who keeps projects on track by anticipating the next steps and proactively addressing challenges. 

As a junior designer, you will be involved in every stage of the design process and assist with managing the technical, creative, and administrative processes under the guidance and creative direction of the principal designers.

We aim to train you to grow in proficiency and confidence so you can eventually transition into a senior designer role and work directly alongside principal designers on projects.

-Assist in executing high-end design and build projects
-Create space plans, construction documents, elevations, millwork, cabinetry details, technical documents, specification schedules
-Assist in pricing and creating proposals
-Review purchase order details with the studio manager
-Manage project installation timelines, help coordinate delivery and installation schedules
-Site visits to measure/photograph existing spaces
-Source fabric, furniture, fixtures, finishes, tile
-Assist in project scheduling, timelines, communication
-Produce detailed drawings and specifications for construction and installation
-Coordinate with vendors, contractors, tradespeople
-Maintain and organize project files, presentations, pricing documentation, meeting notes
-Participate in client meetings to communicate design concepts effectively and take notes
-Collaborate with principal designers to translate design concepts/drawings into actionable plans
-Gather samples, run errands as needed, and assist with general office duties
-Anticipate potential roadblocks and proactively implement solutions
-Foster positive relationships with clients and team members

Job Requirements

-Ability to execute design tasks independently and anticipate the next steps in the design process.
-In-depth knowledge of sourcing furniture, materials and finishes that fall in line with the project budget and aesthetic.
-Able to effectively develop and communicate design concepts.
-Understanding of space planning principles.
-Experience with project management and high-end construction projects.
-Excellent written and graphic communication skills.
-Able to prioritize duties and work effectively.
-Ability to juggle numerous projects at different stages while keeping all projects organized and progressing. 
-An eye and appreciation for timeless details and an overall thoughtful and authentic design aesthetic.
-A can-do attitude and a solutions-oriented approach

About our Company

Parkes and Lamb Interiors is a boutique interior design firm founded by friends Blair Parkes and Susan Lamb based in Nashville, Tennessee. PLI's distinct aesthetic creates interiors that are timeless and refined yet effortlessly personal. Through their unique design approach, PLI develops a comprehensive plan suited to each individual project resulting in beautiful, comfortable interiors that reflect their clients' tastes, interests and lifestyles.

Parkes & Lamb Interiors works on projects across the Southeast, ranging from decorating, renovations, new construction jobs and frequently teams up with builders and contractors. Through our unique strengths and perspectives we work to create spaces that blend new and old, high and low, modern and traditional styles on all budgets.


Alex Kelly
Office Manager

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