Furniture Planner / Designer

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Job ID
2022-2425
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Architecture and Engineering, Architecture/Interior Design, Interior Design

Overview

At Page, we promise design that makes lives better. We’re actively seeking talented people to join an empowered employee environment. Page provides architecture, engineering, interiors and consulting services on large, complex projects around the world. We credit the success of our projects that build communities to the global diversity of our people’s backgrounds and experiences. By following our core values in the delivery of our services, we’ve become – and remain – a vital and respected firm. We’re seeking highly creative, committed team members to help us deliver on our promise of making lives better through design. As our market sectors and services grow, we continuously add new opportunities. Will you join us? 

Responsibilities

The Furniture Planner/Designer will be responsible for activities related to programming, planning, design, and specifications of contract furniture, systems products and other interior furnishings and accessories (FF&A).  This person will develop plans to incorporate the client’s space requirements within the established project schedule and budget. He/she will collaborate with a larger team that includes the client representatives, project managers, designers, architects, engineers, general contractors and furniture vendors and dealer for successful project delivery. This person will provide fit and finish selections and recommendations for client’s FF&A that complement other architectural design elements and finishes.  The Furniture Planner/Designer will make presentations to clients and will communicate in verbal and written form to all team members throughout the life of a project. This person will be involved in projects within following market sectors: Academic, Government & Civic, Corporate & Commercial, Housing & Hospitality, Science & Technology, Healthcare.

 

 

Pre-Design and Programming – Gather client’s needs using consultative skills during interviews, on site visits and meetings with client.  Assist the client in understanding the budget and timeframe required. Prepare presentations for client review and approval.

  • Concept and Schematic Design – Development of innovative design concepts that address the function, work flow, user needs, brand identity and image of the project. Prepare presentations for client review and approval. 
  • Design Development – Space planning in AutoCad and/or Revit and initial selection of furniture product solutions and applications. Prepare presentations for client review and approval.
  • Bid documents - Develop drawings and detailed product specifications including various reports and spreadsheets using the firm’s standards.
  • Bidding & Negotiation – Answer questions from bidders to clarify design intent and ensure bidding correctness.  Assist client in qualifying the bids.
  • Procurement, Delivery and Installations – Remain engaged from order placement to final furniture punch and client move in.

Qualifications

  • 1-4 years' experience required (May be a combination of education and work experience in design and furniture industry)
  • Specific functional knowledge of principles and theories of specialized interior design profession.
  • Skilled in AutoCad, Revit, InDesign, MS Office Suite and other technical design programs
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design (CIDA accredited)

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