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10.04.18 | KDI Team

 

 

At KDI, We design, furnish, and install—all with a personalized process,

  and a commitment to exceeding expectations.

We are seeking enthusiastic team players to join our growing workforce!

If you are interested, please email hello@kdidesign.com!

 

Job Title: Sr. Interior Designer

Reports to: Principal

KDI is a “boutique” commercial furniture dealership & interiors firm, servicing the Chicago land area & across country, offering the services & products of an efficient, streamlined, dealership centered around the client’s experience.  At KDI we have a strong commitment to our clients, community & our employees. Honesty, integrity & professionalism are our cornerstones & we are seeking a driven individual to join our growing team. If you are looking to grow your career & join a talented group of professionals that are motivated by exceeding expectations, look no further.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Designer on Interior projects and Furniture Specification projects, through all phases of project
  • Lead Presenter, when required, and possess ability to interact with clients and assess needs during meetings and presentations
  • Balance multiple projects (of varying sizes & types)
  • Develop with the project team all required deliverables: finish palettes, drawings, models, images, finish boards and other documents relating to the design
  • Take ownership of project with input and direction from the Design Director and Account Executive
  • Desire and ability to teach/assist new or junior Interior Team members
  • Correspond, when necessary, with external project consultants and other associated organizations or companies (manufacturers, reps, etc.)
  • Seek continuing professional development
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge of, compliance with, and assist with maintaining KDI procedures and standards
  • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of main furniture lines and be able to train others
  • Contribute, or otherwise assist, as required on any Interiors Team project
  • Ability to conduct research into project-related issues and products

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design
  • 5-7 years’ experience in commercial furniture industry
  • Demonstrate professionalism, confidence & poise
  • Maintain NCIDQ certification and other credentials
  • Understand & formulate design decisions and present for discussion
  • Integrate design requirements with architecture
  • Utilize a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project
  • Work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently
  • Take initiative in response to direction or instruction
  • Possess excellent organizational skills
  • Manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information
  • Possess flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning
  • Manage and prioritize tasks and time efficiently
  • Portray self-motivated attitude and able to take responsibility
  • Maintain great interpersonal skills and ability to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Portray excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Work as part of an effective team assisting and supporting team members
  • Show resilient behavior to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritize duties and work effectively under pressure
  • Understand the Designer’s role in the co-ordination and integration of project information and management
  • Understand financial implications of design project: on time and on budget
  • Utilize the following for presentation materials: SketchUp, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visual Impressions

 

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  • Emailhello@kdidesign.com
  • Phone(630) 208-8822
  • Office AddressKDI
    427 North Kirk Road
    Suite #101
    Geneva, Illinois 60134