University of Missouri - Design Services
Position: Interior Design Assistant
Contact: Cyndi S. Curnutte
Phone: (573) 884-6425
MIZZOU is looking for an interior design assistant who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to work in the Design Services group. The Campus Facilities-Planning, Design & Construction team of architects, engineers, designers, construction managers, and trades professionals collaborate with a variety of stakeholders to provide environments in classrooms, offices, laboratories, and health care facilities. Projects frequently include FF&E and finish selections, graphics, wayfinding and signage, furniture planning, purchase, and installations. Job Description: Provide support to a senior interior designer, interior designer and interior design associate. Create and prepare color schemes and preliminary plans for interiors; select appropriate furniture and finishes for interior projects. Assist in providing cost estimates. Develop renderings and color presentations of interior design packages and meet with clients. Assist in developing project designs, construction documents, specifications and bid documents for design projects; conduct project/materials research to determine quality and appropriateness for future installations. Assist in observation of work of outside Vendors in the installation of equipment, flooring, furnishings, wall and window treatment, etc. for compliance with contract documents. Assist in performing contract administration tasks [suck as field observations, submittal review, prepare responses to questions, supplemental instruction, etc.] Exhibit proficiency with Auto Desk AutoCad software. Collaborate with other Campus Facility and University stakeholders; understand and apply campus standards for building systems and components.
Due Date: 10/26/2018
St. Louis, MO
Position: Director, Interior Design, St. Louis
Contact: Kathleen Armbruster
The purpose of this position is to recruit, manage, and develop interior design direct report staff. Additionally, this position will fill the role of a Senior Interior Designer, fulfilling project assignments and working to develop new business for the firm. Business and client development in the local market area and management of client relationships. Negotiate contracts and ensure compliance. Ensure assigned projects are successfully managed to client's satisfaction. Attend major quality reviews as voice of client. Present work to client at major milestones. Provide leadership to design team with vision and oversight; maintain close contact with interior design staff to ensure production and project quality. Monitor the manpower loading process to ensure effective distribution of workload among interior design staff. Establish and implement necessary communication strategies for the improvement and awareness of design issues across all departments. Ensure each staff member understands the established QA/QC process and that all projects comply with the requirements. Responsible for recruiting and retention of interior design staff. Responsible for performance management for all direct reports. Meet with each direct reporting employee annually to set employee goals and develop a measurement process to assist each employee in the attainment of those goals. Provide input based on employee performance to determine appropriate compensation levels. Review and approve time records and expense reports for Interior Design staff. Represent company to clients, peer organizations, and business associates. Confer with clients and multidisciplinary personnel on overall project goals and objectives. May be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Due Date: 08/31/2018