Interior Designer

Pophouse
Detroit
Interior Designer
Job Type: Full Time

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Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of contract furniture specification and procurement processes
Knowledge of drawing design techniques, tools and principles
Knowledge of construction methodology, materials and manufacturers
Punctual, professional, and reliable
Highly organized with great attention to detail
Strong sense of urgency and ability to function in a fast-paced environment
Ability to set priorities and work both individually and alongside a team
Ability to consistently meet deadlines and develop next steps within project teams
Knowledge of industry trends and standards
Understanding of manufacturing processes
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to travel periodically
Preferred Qualifications

4-6 years of professional experience in interior design
2-3 years of experience in commercial interiors required
Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture from an accredited college or university, CIDA accredited program highly preferred
NCIDQ Certification, LEED Accreditation a plus
Working knowledge of industry standards and drawing documentation methods
Graphic presentation and visualization skills to effectively communicate design ideas
Knowledge in contract furniture, fixtures, and equipment sourcing, specification, and procurement
Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
3D Computer modeling and rendering skills (SketchUp, 3Ds Max, Enscape, or other modeling software)
Job Summary

Pophouse is seeking an Interior Designer formally trained to focus on commercial interior design and create unique design solutions for clients. This team member is passionate about design and is always looking to push their skills to the next level. They have a range of creative and technical experience, are a highly motivated problem solver, and can manage a diverse project load and client base. They are experts in large and small-scale projects and possess a deep understanding of the necessary steps in each phase to ensure successful project completion.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with senior design staff and leadership to develop innovative design solutions that are reflective of client goals, brand, and culture
Collaborate on commercial interior projects that include programming client needs, developing conceptual and schematic design strategies, space planning, and design development documentation
Participate in design critiques and charrettes with the design team and senior leadership
Participate in the selection and presentation of furniture specifications customized to each client’s scope and budget
Generate material selections and finish plans required for construction
Prepare presentations and graphic renderings of plans, sections, elevations, and 3D views for client meetings
Assist in the creation of project budgets and adherence to the set budget and timeline
Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, and vendors to meet overall project objectives
Participate in job site review and construction administration efforts, including furniture and construction punch list
Report to the Design Director
Who We Are

Pophouse, formerly dPOP, is a design studio located in Detroit, Michigan. Started in 2013, Pophouse is a team of interior, industrial and environmental graphic designers and strategists focused on positively impacting people through design. We know that purposeful design has the ability to change the way people work, live and interact with each other. Leveraging industry research and business intelligence, we create a meaningful strategy that informs our approach to design. Our team translates this design narrative throughout every aspect of our projects, including finishes, space plans, custom furniture, branding, wayfinding, signage and artwork to transform spaces into ones that highlight culture, increase productivity and optimize business outcomes.

This alignment of science and art is what we call Thoughtfully Assembled Spaces.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

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