DESIGN ASSISTANT

We are looking for a qualified, hardworking, team player to join the team as a Design Assistant. Below you’ll find more details about the position. If it seems like a good fit, please click the link at the bottom of the page to fill out the job application and submit your resume.

JOB DESCRIPTION

KEY DUTIES

 

The Design Assistant will be responsible for creating project memos and scopes to assist with a Client Project. Therefore, he or she should have knowledge of the following:

  • Check for any new voicemails and/or emails and respond to incoming emails from clients immediately. Measuring, photographing a client’s project, reviewing blueprints for measurements, etc.

  • Ordering: Order memos, fill out order logs, add products to Houzz Pro product library, prepare proposals, and handle all other materials/merchandise associated with a client. Track orders and follow up on them including dealing with any problems that may need resolution. Follow up means be sure that materials have arrived and transition into the fabrication process

  • Document everything client related.

  • Research/Development: Preparing information for presentations/proposals (ie, gathering samples, product research, product pricing [wholesale and retail], requesting information from suppliers, getting quotes from vendors, creating project scopes for client review, preliminary estimating, etc.).

  • Order Processing: Making calls and completing the proper paperwork associated with ordering materials or merchandise for a client’s project. 

  • Assistance with order receiving and tracking, if needed

  • Assistance with submitting claims for damaged items, if needed

  • Work Orders and Scheme Sheets: Prepare and create work orders for subcontractors using Houzz Pro. Include pictures, measurements, and other information that can be accessed from the Client’s Houzz Pro file.

  • Create design boards for clients when necessary.

  • Client Project Review: Reviewing a client’s project specifics with Designer for approval and comments. 

  • Create drawings, floor plans, elevations, etc for client projects as needed.

  • Client File: Responsible for all filing and upkeep of client folders (both digitally and physically), binders and baskets, filing all emails in proper files, keeping Client Digital

  • File organized and up to date on a daily basis so that all current information may be accessed.

  • Coordinate delivery of items and installation day for clients in collaboration with design team.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (ex: PowerPoint, Word, Excel etc.), Office 365 (ex: Outlook, Calendar etc.), Windows 7 - 10 Software, Houzz Pro, Canva, Design Files, Canva, Asana, CAD

  • The ideal candidate will be positive, diligent, dedicated, and consistent. 

  • 3 years of design experience 

  • Experienced with scheduling

  • Degree in Interior Design, or in pursuit of degree in interior design

  • Respectful, mature, reliable, and responsible.

  • Excellent communication skills with a strong command of the English language, both written and spoken.

  • Highly organized, detail oriented, accurate, and neat in all aspects of the job.

  • Works well under pressure; able to multitask, prioritize, and consistently meet deadlines.

  • Able to follow through on multiple projects with both short-term and long-term objectives.

 

BENEFITS

  • Work one on one with growing design firm

  • Wide variety of projects and hands on job training

  • Opportunity for permanent position within company

  • Trade discount for items ordered through Francesca Morgan Interiors

ADDITIONAL

Travel: some travel may be required to local projects 

Office location: Stuart FL

Schedule: M-F HOURS

Classification: 1099