The Senior Designer is expected to translate the Principal's aesthetic vision into client presentations, communicate project design both verbally and visually, and embody the spirit and professionalism of the firm. The Senior Designer will manage the work and professional development of Design Assistants and Interns, and will work collaboratively with the Project Manager.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include but are not limited to:
Research and develop furniture plans, custom furnishing designs and material schemes that match the client's aesthetic, functional goals and budget
Assist Principal on the design and development of all projects; create drawings, boards, fabric schemes and any relevant items for client presentations
Research and source furniture, lighting, fabrics, wallpapers and interior finishes within project budget and aesthetic
Oversee Design Assistant’s timely and accurate vendor quote process
Create and maintain project budgets
Manage item specifications and Construction Schedules with accurate product information for all furniture, plumbing, appliances, lighting and finishes
Coordinate vendor and installer site visits, workroom visits, and in-person meetings to ensure successful project deliverables
Ensure the project Picture Book is updated with all item tear sheets, customization notes, specifications and drawings
Interface with Operations Manager and Design Assistant to manage item expediting process (vendor to warehouse), adhering to project deadlines
Work with Design Assistants and Interns to ensure all design hours are within billable quotes
Attend client meetings, prepare meeting minutes, create task lists for distribution using Asana
Responsible for approval of Client Order and vendor Purchase Order paperwork prior to client and vendor submission
Manage Client Order design and pricing package submission
Oversee project installation scheduling and coordination
Efficiently manage project Design Assistants and Interns on multiple projects
Degree in Interior Design
Minimum of 5 years interior design experience with 1+ years of experience as a Senior Designer
Experience managing design staff on project teams
Excellent communication and presentation skills, including space planning, hand and digital drafting
Extensive experience selecting and specifying lighting, furnishings, hardware, floor/window coverings, materials, and finishes
Provide top-level innovative design concepts
Experience with managing purchasing and budgets
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator
Studio Designer experience
Work under pressure, produce deliverables and meet deadlines
Current driver's license with reliable transportation
Local candidates preferred, relocation is not offered for this position. No Visa sponsorships.
Studio Bloom is representing Studio Munroe, a full service interior design firm in San Francisco, CA that creates personal and luxurious spaces that embody the belief that a home should be the perfect backdrop for the life lived inside.
Studio Munroe has been featured by House Beautiful, Luxe Interiors + Design, Interiors, Better Homes & Gardens, HGTV Magazine, Good Housekeeping, and more.
This is an exciting opportunity for a creative, detail-oriented, and well rounded Senior Interior Designer to join a collaborative, passionate, and talented design team creating luxurious spaces in the Bay Area and beyond.
This is a full time, management-level position for an experienced, hands-on, positive and reliable Interior Designer to work directly with the Principal on all aspects of design and project management.
*Interested candidates are to contact Studio Bloom (RECRUITING FIRM) directly for consideration. No phone calls, emails or walk-ins to Studio Munroe. Submit your resume, portfolio and cover letter including 3-4 references via Business of Home or directly to firstname.lastname@example.org