Design Assistant

OVERVIEW

The ideal candidate will be extremely detail oriented, enthusiastic, hardworking and zealous about the design process. They will work closely with the design team to provide project support. Responsibilities will include:

  • Project administration: request quotes, pricing, samples from vendors, ordering and paying for items for clients, creating proposals for clients, preparing client presentations for meetings, purchase orders, requesting CFAs and placing fabric reserves, and picking-up/dropping-off samples

  • Project management: workroom communication and visits (upholsterer, seamstress, showrooms, etc.)

  • Collaborate on client site visits, provide measuring, sample drop off

  • Collaborate on final client installs, furniture, and accessory layout

  • Provide office administration support: keep sample library tidy, accepting deliveries, FedEx/UPS shipments for the shop

  • Attend client meetings, providing note-taking, and general support of colleagues

WHAT WE’D LIKE TO SEE

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in interior design or other relevant degree

  • Minimum of one year experience in a design-related industry

  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment

  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a flexible and often-changing work environment

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Excellent skills in all aspects of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

    *Compensation based on experience

JOB TYPE Full-time

EXPERIENCE 1 year in interior design

EDUCATION Bachelor's degree

LOCATION Chicago, IL

WORK AUTHORIZATION United States

APPLY Please email your portfolio to careers@sashaadlerdesign.com. We may not reply to every application we receive, but we will do our best.