Intermediate Designer

Overall Responsibilities
To execute most phases of the production of a project with supervision from Project Leaders and Design Director. Has a basic understanding of current LTW Design goals and expectations. With the guidance of a Design Director or Project Leader, able to understand the client and operators requests, needs and desires and has the ability to follow through on them within the context of producing a LTW design. Has the ability to mentor Junior Designers.

Key Areas of Responsibility
Concept
•    Collaborate in the development of concept design through planning, sketching, rendering.
•    Select directional images, and finishes.
•    Review with Project Lead, Design Directors and/or Partner.

Schematic
•    Acquire and coordinate samples from vendors.
•    Formulate furniture direction.
•    Further develop concept design with sketches, thumbnails, plans and the creation of specialty finishes.
•    Refine finish selections
•    Review with Project Lead, Design Directors, and/or Partner.

Design Development
•    Flush out and refine the approved design language into buildable drawings.
•    Assist in any information the FF&E Designer may require.
•    Review and implement design specifications with the FF&E Designer, re: FF&E, hardware, plumbing, and architectural finishes.
•    Coordinate with outside project consultants such as lighting, MEP, Structural, Signage, kitchen consultants etc, as necessary to complete a well-coordinated project.
•    Review with Project Lead, Design Directors and/or Partner.

Construction Documents
•    Work with Project Management in the development of specialty custom built items.
•    Develop a complete drawing package, including detailing, elevations, and plans as per LTW Office Cad Standards.
•    Compilation and finalization of all FF&E pieces with sufficient information to pass through to the Specification Department.
•    Develop a small drawing package including full design intent of all millwork and custom furniture as per LTW Office Cad Standards.
•    Continue coordination with outside project consultants such as lighting, MEP, Structural, Signage, kitchen consultants etc, as necessary to complete a well-coordinated project.
•    Review and implement necessary changes and additions with the FF&E Designer, re: FF&E, hardware, plumbing, and architectural finishes.
•    Review with Project Lead and Design Director.

Construction Administration
•    Provide sufficient information when requested by the Project Management team in the development of budgets.
•    Answer vendor/contractor’s questions.
•    Review Shop Drawings and Submittals
•    Provide site clarifications when necessary.
•    Review with Project Manager, Project Lead and Design Director.

Mentoring Entry Level Designers
•    Share and pass on design knowledge to Junior designers.

Consults with
•    Design Director, Project Lead, Senior Designers, Other Intermediate Designers, Junior Designers, Resource Team and Support staff

Qualifications (necessary skills and experience required)
•    At minimum an Associate’s Degree in a related field of Design (Interior design, Architecture, Industrial Design, Fashion design, etc.)
•    2+  years of work experience necessary.
•    Adequate knowledge of the Interior Design Profession.
•    AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch up and Black and white hand rendering skills are necessary for the position.
•    Additional 3D software skills are an asset

How to apply
Email your application with attached CV and portfolio to [email protected]
Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.