Designer

Design · Campbell, California
Department Design
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation DOE

A Designer is accountable for producing high quality project design deliverables in both material and construction documents. They are able to work on any and all phases of a project including Pre-Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents and Construction Administration by assisting in and independently facilitating a project’s completion on-time, on or under budget, and with high standards.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Technical & Construction Documents:

  • Knows CAD standards and applies them
  • Mock-up elevations from drawings, with accuracy
  • Thorough and accurate reading of red-lines
  • Notes revisions on drawings and specifications
  • Can produce door & window schedules
  • Able to produce floor plans and layouts skillfully
  • Can read a set of plans and understand details expertly
  • Has the ability to site-measure with little to no assistance
  • Able to sketch something quickly in order to show ideas and concepts
  • Able to input sketches into Vectorworks, draft elevations, manipulate floor plans, dimension, annotate, create schedules, tag finishes, create electrical plans, finish plans, paint plans, and update title blocks
  • Able to update and complete final selections and bids in Builder Trend


Material Specification Requirements:

  • Source materials and specifications based on client feedback
  • Can interpret what is needed by carefully listening and understanding client expectations
  • Save images and spec sheets to Google Docs and BuilderTrend
  • Contact vendors, order samples, get lead times, collect & document pricing
  • Organize all aspects of the specification process - answering questions, sending emails, selecting materials, etc. 
  • Research and sourcing - cataloging vendors and resources
  • Complete project close-out details, documentation, storage of records
  • Prep for Contract signing
  • Know how to produce material palettes according to Woodcliff standards
  • Knows how to source products and understands their uses and pricing tiers
  • Selects appropriate products that capture the look and feel, as well as the durability and pricing that meet the client’s vision and budget
  • Shows good eye for color and materials
  • Looks for fresh ideas rather than suggesting pieces that just “work”
  • Demonstrate comfort at exploring new ideas in design
  • Demonstrate a good eye for scale and balance, color and material relationships in both architecture and FF&E


    Personal Traits & Professionalism:

    • Works efficiently and at a brisk pace
    • Works independently for extended periods
    • Can change directions quickly without getting too overwhelmed or bothered
    • Seems comfortable with the pace and pressure of the office
    • Takes initiative to move forward on assigned tasks confidently while working independently and competently
    • Able to skillfully negotiate around roadblocks and obstacles to follow through and complete tasks on schedule and within budgeted hours
    • Acts with professional level of conduct and behavior at all times
    • Has good communication skills i.e. articulates concerns, alerts others to problems
    • Looks for solutions when confronted with roadblocks
    • Shows enthusiasm for work
    • Stays up to date and educates self on industry standards
    • Stays as needed to complete tasks at hand to meet critical deadlines
    • Consistently checks own work for accuracy and completeness
    • Introduction to Reps and product knowledge
    • Flexible and open to new ideas and feedback, whether it’s positive or constructive
    • Shows willingness to learn new ideas and processes
    • Able to write professional correspondence in email and speak politely and confidently

     

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    • Location
      Campbell, California
    • Department
      Design
    • Employment Type
      Full-Time
    • Minimum Experience
      Experienced
    • Compensation
      DOE