Multi-faceted Interior Design Studio in Tacoma WA is seeking a Jr or Senior Interior Design Associate. The Junior Associate will focus solely on staging / decorating residential properties for sale. The Senior Associate will focus on both staging / decorating residential properties for sale and conducting interior design services for residential and commercial clients.
Home Staging Duties Include: Helping with the overall design plan, packing, loading, unloading and moving furnishings, and installing the design elements and decorating the spaces. Works with Creative Director and Home Staging Manager to create and execute design plans for homes that will be going on the market for sale. Creates cohesive design looks for an entire house such as living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms, and more; styling the spaces with furniture, lighting, art, and decor.
Interior Design Duties Include: Documenting client meeting notes, measure and create floor plans and elevations, source and create mood boards, draft 2D and 3D designs, conduct sourcing in the field and online, conduct design installations, manage project work lists, budgets, and timelines
Job Requirements: The Junior Associate must have at one year of hands-on interior decorating, staging, or styling work experience The Senior Associate must have at least one year of hands-on interior decorating, staging, or styling work experience, have an interior design certificate or degree, and have completed some form of interior design internship. Both the Junior and Senior Associate Must: Be Proficient in MS Office Applications and Internet proficiency Have Attention to detail and organizational skills a must; with the affinity for being meticulous Have innate design talent with the ability to express and translate creative ideas Be able to juggle multiple priorities and shifting deadlines Have proven relationship building with clients, vendors, and community members Have reliable, personal transportation required for all times of the day and any day of the week; will need to drive to and from vendors locations, job sites, and sourcing destinations throughout the Puget Sound region; Proof of auto insurance required. Have a personal cell phone required to make and accept business related calls, texts, and e-mails Have proven “do-it-yourself” home improvement skills; i.e. understand how to use tools, hang items on a wall, utilize a tape measure, etc. Be able to lift at least 40 lbs individually and up to 150 lbs with a team member; will be lifting furniture, hanging items on a wall, installing hardware, and climbing ladders.
Hours / Days / Schedule: The position is part time, flexible schedule, scheduling and number of hours can be discussed during the interview. An average work week is Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., however must be open to working Saturdays, and earlier and later hours during peak season or large projects.
Salary / Wage / Benefits: Hourly wage is negotiable starting at $14.00 per hour for entry level, and up to $18.00 per hour with more experience and qualifications. Benefits include employee discount on furniture, mileage reimbursement for travel to and from job sites, sick leave, and family medical leave.
To Apply; Please e-mail your resume and cover letter describing why you are a great fit for the position and if you are applying for the Junior or Senior Position