INTERIOR DESIGN ASSOCIATE, Junior or Intermediate (Full-time)

Angela Rodriguez Interiors is an award-winning interior design firm located in the Sarasota area since 2009. We’re on a mission to create remarkable places to thrive: at home, at work, and out in the world. You’ll find the Angela Rodriguez Interiors team in that magic place where wild dreams meet thoughtful planning, where architecture and decor intersect, and where outstanding design meets conscious luxury. Our team specializes in construction-intensive, residential and commercial interior design projects, and we love what we do. ARI is growing, and looking for a junior to intermediate interior designer with a positive attitude and exceptional communication skills to join our team in the role of Interior Design Associate for a mix of custom, luxury residential and commercial interior design projects.

Desired start date: Jan/Feb/Mar 2022

Key duties include:

  • With time and experience, contribute with an increasing level of competency in both creative and technical tasks in all phases of assigned projects, from concept through construction and installation
  • Draft furniture layouts, elevations, and other details for construction documents using AutoCAD software
  • Select options for furnishings, finishes, and fixtures as directed
  • Help develop design presentation deliverables, including material trays, digital collages, and presentation booklets
  • Input and maintain accurate product specification details in Studio Designer software (will train)
  • Assist in coordination of information with clients, contractors/builders, architects, and engineers
  • Research solutions and sources for unique, project-specific challenges as directed
  • Attend meetings and project site visits. Take notes and/or photos, and archive digitally as needed
  • Interface with vendors and sales reps to obtain product information and samples
  • Attend vendor representative presentations and meetings to develop and expand product knowledge
  • Maintain project binders for assigned projects
  • Provide hands-on assistance with project installations
  • Create positive, respectful interactions with other team members both inside and outside the firm
  • Other tasks as assigned

Required qualifications:

  • Professional interior design firm experience (2+ years for Junior, or 4+ years for Intermediate)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design (Associate’s Degree + professional experience will be considered)
  • AutoCAD proficiency
  • Sophisticated design aesthetic consistent with that of the firm
  • Ability to productively receive direction, and to work well with others as well as independently
  • Commitment to delivering outstanding design and thoughtful solutions for our clients
  • Great communication skills, both oral and written
  • Currently authorized to work in the USA

What we’re offering:

  • A positive, supportive working environment
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Excellent benefits package after 90 day waiting period: Health insurance, with monthly premium covered 100%; Paid time off; 401(k) with company matching up to 4% of salary
  • Professional development and mentoring
  • Opportunity to work on some amazing projects together!

Additional details: This is an on-site (non-remote) position. Schedule is full-time, Monday-Friday. At ARI we believe our work should support wellbeing, for our team as well as our clients, so working overtime hours is not a regular part of our culture.

To apply:
Please send your resume, portfolio, and a letter of interest by email to studio@AngelaRodriguezInteriors.com

We look forward to hearing from you!