Senior Interior Designer (Napa County)

Hawkins Interiors
  • Full-Time
  • Napa

Website Hawkins Interiors

Hawkins Interiors is a busy Interior design studio located in Napa, focusing on high-end residential projects and wineries. We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Interior Designer who shares a love of design as much as we do. The Senior Interior Designer will join our small team and will be working with the Principal and Design Director on multiple projects. The position will also involve assisting the Principal and Design Director as needed. At the moment, our team is working parttime in the office and parttime from home [connected on projects using video calls, phone, texts and email].

 

Responsibilities

Responsible for design, presentation, and drafting on high-end residential and hospitality/winery interior design projects. Works in a team and may work directly with the principal or design director to plan, design, and furnish interiors.

•         Experience managing people and teams, including coaching and training.

•         Ability to work independently and collaboratively in an active studio environment

•         Ability to balance multiple projects and deadlines.

•         Lead interior design assignments that include conceptual design, schematic design, design development & construction documents/ specifications / purchasing in collaboration with junior staff

•         Develop and deliver graphic presentation materials and design documentation for interior design,
including presentations and materials samples.

•         Research, select, and document the overall interiors package – writing specifications and purchase orders.

•         Concept/style development & Color palette development

•         Interior finish material selection – Furniture and fabric selection

•         Assist with design/remodel process – sourcing, implementation and installation

•         Fixture and equipment selection

•         Interface with vendors, sales representatives, craftspeople. Correspond with vendors regarding orders and order follow up as well as sample requests

•         Create budgets, proposals, schedules

 

Requirements

Must be highly proficient in:

·        AutoCAD, MS Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign

·        Interior Design degree preferred

·        at least 10 years of professional design experience

·        knowledge of SFDC, design and furniture industry essential

·        able to begin working remotely; might have the option to work onsite in Napa in the future

·        have a reliable car that can be used for work, auto insurance and a valid driver license. Mileage reimbursed.

·        must be able to lift, push, pull and transport design materials up to 40 lbs.

 

Essential

•         Strong design sense & Excellent presentation skills & preparation

•         Solid drafting and computer skills

•         Strong written and oral communication skills

•         Adaptable, & with strong time management, organizing and problem-solving skills

•         Works well on multiple projects simultaneously

•         Creative problem solver & effective in getting things done

•         Strong work ethic and integrity

•         Attentive to details, accurate and reliable

•         Independent self-starter and also team player

•         Works well collaborating and being supportive in a team environment

•         Calm under pressure

 

Bonus

•         Experience with high-end residential design and wineries

•         Studio webware; Studio Designer, SketchUp

•         Google Docs Spreadsheets

•         Positive attitude and sense of humor a big plus!

If interested please submit your cover letter, resume, portfolio and any links to your work to elisabeth@so-arch.studio.

Compensation: hourly based on experience and skill set

Benefits: Medical / dental / vision, paid holidays, PTO

Employee type: a full-time position

To apply for this job email your details to elisabeth@so-arch.studio