SLD

Sarahliz Lawson Design, Inc.

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SLD is looking for individuals with a passion for design and a commitment to customer service and professional
growth. Our work is centered around collaboration, reflection, creativity and authenticity. To be considered for the positions below please submit a cover letter, resume, portfolio, and a PDF with 10 images that reflect your
aesthetic to careers@sarahlizlawson.com.

Senior Designer/Project Manager

Position Description

The Senior Interior Designer / Project Manager works closely with the Principal and is responsible for all aspects of interior design and project management, including establishing and monitoring the project budgets and schedules, managing client and contractor communication, guiding project teams, and monitoring fees. The ideal candidate has a strong track record of managing all phases of projects, coordinating project teams, and overseeing project performance. Strong organization, collaboration and communication skills are a must.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead design development efforts. Develop design concepts and details from schematic design phases
    through construction oversight phases
  • Project management as it relates to all phases of high-end design from initial concept planning through
    project completion
  • Develop, update and monitor project timelines, construction schedules and deliverables
  • Keep all parties informed of significant details and events. Maintain continual communication with
    Principal and project team regarding project and client details. Manage all client engagement and
    correspondence
  • Manage, track and update project budgets and reports, and complete projects within budget and on
    schedule
  • Develop, review and redline construction documents. Review shop drawings
  • Prepare and maintain all interior design plan documents such as finish schedules, specifications,
    templates, schedules
  • Manage day-to-day workload of Jr. Designer. Review monthly time billing
  • Oversee preparation of furniture proposals and proposal design packages for submission to clients

Required Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience in interior design or architecture or 4+ years experience in commercial design with an
    interest in residential design
  • 3+ years experience in Project Management
    – Degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture
  • Proficient in SketchUp, ACAD, Photoshop, In-Design, Adobe Creative Suite and other design programs
  • Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple competing priorities simultaneously, without losing
    sight of key goals
  • Ability to drive teams/decisions through ambiguity
  • Professional and persuasive communicator who is comfortable communicating with clients, contractors
    and vendors
  • Meticulous attention to detail, highly organized and the ability to multi-task effectively while remaining
    accurate and consistent in all paperwork and data management
  • Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks
  • Pro-active, positive “can do” attitude with eagerness to grow professionally and work within a small team
  • Passion for thoughtful design
  • Knowledge of Studio IT or Studio Designer Software a plus

Junior Interior Designer

Junior Interior Designer

The role of the Junior Interior Designer is to support the Studio by assisting the team in a wide variety of
responsibilities from proposals to installation. This position is a vital contributor to the studio workflow.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Principle and Project Managers with various design and administrative tasks related to all
    phases of high-end design from initial planning through project completion
  • Assist Sr. Designers with preparation of Proposals and Proposal Design Packages for submission to clients
  • Track and coordinate all reserves, CFA’s, lead times, inspections, deliveries, and installations
  • Support the principal and Project Managers in the preparation and maintenance of interior design plan
    documents such as floor plans, elevations, schedules, specifications, templates, and shop drawings
  • Run errands, keep storage and resource library organized

Required Qualifications

  • Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture Degree
  • 2-4 years experience working in high-end residential or hospitality design
  • Proficient in SketchUp, ACAD, Photoshop, In-Design and other design programs
  • Demonstrated skills in project management and with strong organizational skills and comprehensive
    follow-through
  • Professional and persuasive communicator who is comfortable communicating with clients, contractors
    and vendors
  • Meticulous attention to detail, highly organized and the ability to multi-task effectively while remaining
    accurate and consistent in all paperwork and data management
  • Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks
  • Pro-active, positive “can do” attitude with eagerness to grow professionally and work within a small team
  • Passion for thoughtful design
  • Knowledge of Studio IT or Studio Designer Software a plus

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