Interior Designer — Full- or Part-Time

ScavulloDesign - San Francisco, CA

Part-timeEstimated: $59,000 - $85,000 a year
ScavulloDesign is a high-end interior design firm, specializing in residential interior design and architecture. We are committed to thoughtfully creating interiors that tell a story, encourage well—being, and tell the story of our clients. We do this through collaboration, connection, imagination and a lot of heart.

We are seeking an A+ go-getter Designer for 24–30 hours/week. Is that you? You are a seasoned residential Interior Designer/Project Manager with a minimum of 5 years in a Designer role who would immediately have primary design responsibility and work closely with the Principals of the firm. The Interior Designer is responsible for all aspects of the design process from concept through installation, for helping establish and monitor project budget and schedule and for establishing and maintaining good vendor relationships. This position requires a candidate with a strong track record of managing all phases of multiple high-end, residential design projects and ensuring client satisfaction, while overseeing quality control and project financial performance.

The successful candidate is open to learning and to jumping into whatever comes up; has opinions and is not afraid to voice them; is a skilled problem solver; works well with others and knows when to push to get the job done!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Work closely with Principal on conceptual designs and throughout design development
Handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously with minor supervision
Utilize AutoCAD or VectorWorks to develop construction drawings, furniture layouts and lighting design.
Develop custom details
Generate and distribute written documentation as necessary to thoroughly record the issues surrounding all assigned projects
Prepare and update project descriptions, budgets and schedules
Review shop drawings
Review consultants’ work for conformity and design intent
Source and select interior finishes, fixtures, furnishings, fabrics, lighting, hardware, floor covering, window treatments and accessories
Prepare client presentations
Lead project review meetings
Provide regular project status updates to Principals
Maintain continual two-way communication with principals and project team
Attend regularly scheduled project meetings. Visit job site and travel as necessary to complete project tasks. Must own or have sole access to a reliable car. Mileage is reimbursed
Create merchandise proposals, track orders and conduct inspections
Coordinate and execute project installations, photo shoots, etc.

Qualifications & Skills:
Minimum 5 years of experience in Designer role in a residential design firm
Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture, or equivalent
Must have strong technical skills and be highly skilled with construction documents, drafting in AutoCAD or VectorWorks, MS Office Suite (especially Outlook and Excel). Other software a plus: Photoshop, SketchUp, 3-D rendering
Experienced with creating, redlining, and submitting Construction Documents and cabinetry shop drawings
Custom detailing for architectural materials (cabinetry, tile/stone, and furniture) and soft goods (pillows, drapery, bedding)
Knowledge of materials, applications, and construction
Working knowledge of upholstery, drapery and furniture fabrication
Familiar with transitional and contemporary design styles
Takes initiative to propose multiple solutions rather than immediately seeking guidance
In-depth knowledge of local and online showrooms and resources
Strong time management skills a must
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated and ability to work on multiple projects at once
Must be highly organized and care about everything being in the right place
Ability to work in a close team environment, while interacting and working effectively with architects, contractors, clients, vendors, fabricators in a professional and assertive manner
Able to communicate effectively, positively, and productively with staff and colleagues.
Must have a can-do attitude with strong problem-solving skills.
Our firm delivers outstanding design and top-notch client service in a fun, supportive, dynamic, engaging environment. We are an established firm with new ownership, making this an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and co-create with us! Hourly rate is based on qualifications.

Please submit resume, cover letter stating why you are a good fit, portfolio/work samples via email. Reference “Interior Designer Position” on the subject line. No calls please.