Interior Designer (Space Planner)

Ghafari
Dearborn
Interior Designer (Space Planner)

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Job Description

The Planning Team is responsible for the creation of the Global Workplace Standards and to ensure adherence to the standards. The Planning Team meets with customers to ascertain their needs, and provides detailed floor plans and direction to the project management team to implement. Planners engage in the following activities:

Initial customer meetings
Programming scope and development in adherence with the Global Workplace Standards
Test fit space plans
Detailed space plans
Furniture plans
Interior finish plans
Develops and executes migration and phasing plans for relocation and sequencing based on the physical space requirements
Establishes project goals and objectives, including but not limited to, schedule and budget parameters.
Attends meetings with Business Division representatives and facilitates discussion/programming of space requirements (headcount/growth, allocations, adjacencies, special support needs).
Follows deviation process if applicableThe Planning Team coordinates and provides input to the following teams:
DCT Finance
DCT Engineering
DCT Project Management
DCT Cost Estimating
IT Project Management
Audio Visual
Signage vendors
Furniture dealerships
Architects and Engineers
Property Management
Move Team
Change Management
Communications
CAD
Qualifications
5+ yrs in the industry, specifically experience in space planning, furniture selection and finish plans
Technical skills include: AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft office Suite
Understanding of building codes a plus
Programming and scope development of space a plus
Overview
Ghafari Associates is a leading architecture, engineering, consulting and construction services organization with a long-standing history of client focus, quality design and technological innovation. With offices in North and South America, the Middle East and India, Ghafari serves a diverse client base across a variety of technically intensive market sectors. The firm distinguishes itself as an operations-focused practice with experienced management leadership, expert technical resources and an impressive portfolio of projects. Regardless of project size or complexity, we follow an integrated approach to deliver solutions that synergize building systems and operations.

Ghafari was founded on innovation, and is recognized as a pioneer in adopting the latest technologies in real project applications. That tradition continues today. Our 3D building information modeling (BIM) experience, combined with our expertise in integrated and lean project delivery and high definition laser scanning capabilities, is transforming the industry.

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