Design development (e.g. floor plans, elevations, renderings, material specifications)
Permit sets and Construction Documents (code review & adherence, wall types and attachment details, millwork details, flooring & ceiling details, custom design feature detailing, development of schedules)
Construction administration (e.g. site visits, quality assurance, shop drawings, submittals, RFI’s)
To support senior designer with additional production work and client presentations as needed - design intent/vision images, fixture and finish selections - in each design phase.
To creatively collaborate with the design team and help to conceptualize innovative approaches to each new project.
DESIGN+BUILD is a rapidly expanding organization which fosters and cultivates a culture of innovation and creativity to set themselves apart from their competitors.
As DESIGN+BUILD continues its growth trajectory there is an increased focus on building up our design portfolio and creating impressive projects to establish ourselves as the experts on commercial workspace design in the Portland market. We specialize in tenant improvement workplace projects.
This is a drafting-heavy position and an integral part of the design process from the first client meeting to the end of construction & furniture installation.
The following abilities will be necessary:
Proficiency with Revit, BIM 360, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Enscape, and Adobe
Creative Cloud programs for drafting and presentations
The ability to manage your time to set expectations accurately with team members for deadlines (estimating time for project tasks and prioritizing them with senior designer’s help)
The ability to demonstrate spatial awareness (in other words, understand the relationship between what is drawn and what the end product will be)
The ability to think & design outside the box while fitting within the provided budget and project allowances
The ability to understand constructability of concepts presented or willingness to develop a concept with the internal construction team
With senior designer’s assistance, tailor the design for impact in key areas – the ability to use the entire FF&E allowance/budget flexibly for the highest impact in relation to the client requirements and priorities
The ability to work in a team where priorities are analyzed and switched on weekly and sometime daily basis to accommodate the projects/clients with highest value to the company
What does success look like?
The candidate takes on the responsibility of understanding deadlines and deliverables
The candidate effectively plans and updates the team on their progress towards deadlines and deliverables
Any material created is accurate (in line with expectations for current design phase) and aligns with senior designer and technical director’s expectations
The candidate is passionate and cares about design, and is always researching and looking for new ideas
The candidate has a desire to further their knowledge and education
3-5 years in interior architecture
2+ years in Revit
Proactive & self-driven
Passionate about design
DESIGN+BUILD is a local team of individuals brought together by an intrinsic desire to buck the status quo. We believe design influences human behavior, and workspace design is an imperative tool to engage, empower and inspire people to do their best work.