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Assistant Designer

Assistant Designer for Luxurious Residential
  • Salary: US $45000-55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Sector: Interiors
  • Job Ref: 41646

About this role

About the role:A San Francisco design and decorating firm that designs luxurious and high-end residential homes is seeking an Assistant Designer to join their team. This person will coordinates with Design Principal and Design Team to execute all design decisions, helps finalize design from design development phase through installation phase.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend weekly Design Team meetings.
  • General research and shopping for projects as directed by Design Principal and/or Designer.
  • Assist Design Principal and/or Designer on preparing for all meetings, set up of drawings and all necessary materials.
  • Assist with follow-up meeting procedures: generate and distributing meeting notes,identifying action items.
  • Assist with preparation of color and material boards as needed for presentations; liaison with Librarian in ordering materials for boards. Preparation for client presentations as otherwise required.
  • Distribution of all relevant correspondence emanating from project(s); preparation of written construction schedules, specifications and material reference books; daily filing of all materials.
  • Obtain quotes for standard orders; review for proper lead time, pricing delivery and freight costs; follow-up on information pertinent to specifications and orders.
  • Prepares all proposal packages.
  • Preparation of all job sheets and proposals including written descriptions of item, verify job sheet information and accuracy, obtains approval from Design Principal. Processes purchase orders and expedites, as needed.
  • Get approvals on CFA, finish samples and merchandise from Design Principal and/or Designer. Follow up with PA and Design Principal and/or Designer on outstanding order issues.
  • Responsible for assisting with all day-to-day project management aspects as directed by the Design Principal
  • Responsible for project budget generation and tracking, in coordination with Studio Manager.
  • Responsible for overall maintenance, organization and labeling of client carts and materials samples.
  • Prepares all schedules, work in progress reports and other reports as required by designers.
  • Provide general support to Design Principal and Design Team on executing special assignments.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Degree in Interior Design
  • A minimum of four years’ experience in high-end residential interior design firm
  • Excellent customer service and communications skills
  • Proficient in budget tracking and project management
  • Strong organizational and computer skills
  • Team player who works to ensure team goals are met or exceeded
  • Prior experience working in an interior design firm

Must apply with updated resume and portfolio to be considered.

Talk to Kala about this position

Bio: Kala joined Bespoke Los Angeles in 2017 having previously worked as an interior architect for HKS in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Kala’s corporate savvy transitioned into independent and contract design work with top architects and designers in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. In the interim, she directed the design development and branding for a start-up restaurant in Los Angeles and led collaborations with notable developers in the city. Through it all, Kala has built a vast network and genuine relationships within the industry and her resourcefulness and ability to listen, relate and connect helps her recruit the best talent in Northern California.

+1 (213) 436 0909

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