Technical Designer

Interested in working with Rumor Designs? We are now hiring a technical designer to join our design team! We are a small interior design firm offering competitive wages and a flexible work environment.

Job Description

This person is an integral part of the team, as they are responsible for the physical and visible design presentations from concept to permit. This person is self-motivated, methodical and highly organized. With a minimum 2 years of construction technical work experience preferred, this person will help develop the digital look and feel of our in-house documents and drawing standards going forward. We strive to continually improve and clarify our drawings over time to maximize communication between clients and the trades. This position is mostly in the office, however site visits will be required from time to time. Continuing education is encouraged and financially supported by Rumor Design when deemed appropriate and relevant.

Personal Qualities

• Able to “Lead and Follow” in a collaborative environment.

• Commitment to Outstanding Design Solutions and Exceptional Client Service

• Excellent organizational skills, communications skills, the ability to multi-task, and most importantly, the ability to work well in a team.

• Possess an all-star attitude, and naturally elevate the spirits of people around you

• Exceptionally organized with a fanatic attention to detail – nothing slips past you!

• Love the challenge of solving complex problems within constraints (space, time, budget)

• Ability to efficiently manage project hours

• A quick thinker who can adapt and rapidly shift gears as needed

• Have an excellent work ethic and only turn off the lights when a job is done

• Love to learn and can practically teach yourself how to do anything

Responsibilities Include

• Working from hand drawings or rough sketch-up or CAD files to develop fully comprehensive documents.

• Comprehensive understanding and technical operation of Revit, AutoCAD. Auto CADLt, Sketch Up. Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator or In-Design, and any rendering activities are a bonus.

• Ability to produce and understand requirements for technical documents and files that need to be submitted to planning department for permitting of remodels and/or minor additions.

• Ability to meet deadlines established by the designers and help designers determine extent of drawings required, parameters needed in order to avoid over drawing in some cases.

• Understanding project needs and drawing goals, asking questions to clarify or improve communication.

• Hourly tracking and client billing is required, training provided.

• Responsibilities may evolve as needed.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 3-5 years contract design experience

  • Proven technical ability (AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp or other 3D rendering software)

  • Experience in 20-20 Designer and Podium preferred, but not required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently in a team environment

  • Detail orientated with excellent organizational skills

Please Submit

Cover Letter + Resume + Portfolio

TO Valerie@rumordesigns.com