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Furniture Specifier/Project Coordinator

Company: A.C. Desk
Location: Mineola
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Provide design services for A.C. Desk's internal project team, end-user clients, A&D and external project partners including product layouts, finish selections, product specifications, installation documents and/or inventory data for new and existing furniture. Ensure that accurate plans, specifications, conformance to client's requirements, customer satisfaction and high-quality project implementation are achieved for all assigned projects.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Including but not limited to:

  • Attend internal meetings, client meetings and construction meetings with account teams
  • Work with account teams to develop a clear understanding of scope of work
  • Prepare budgets, quotes, and contracts
  • Take ownership and accountability for project deliverables
  • Program and manage large complex clients with multiple locations
  • Perform research on product solutions and make recommendations
  • Obtain complete and accurate specification information from manufacturers
  • Develop design packet including final product/finish selection for client review and approval
  • Assist SalesvTeam to define project design approach and furniture solutions for projects
  • Provide complete drawings and detailed furniture specifications - from block plans, to typical development through installation documentation and punch list completion
  • Create 3D drawings to finalize selections and obtain client approval
  • Coordinate outsourced resources as needed and required
  • Perform on-site architectural field verifications and update AutoCAD/CET floor plans as needed
  • Document inventory of existing furniture as required for project scope
  • Electrical placement based on furniture layouts and room types
  • Maintain current AutoCAD/CET backgrounds and update as needed
  • Follow all formats for graphic standards
  • Provide team feedback on specification and product application
  • Obtain detailed information on project phasing to ensure that product arrives as required
  • Perform specification checking and assist Design team with double-checks for projects
  • Review shop drawings from vendors to insure correct integration within project space and adherence to design intent prior to client review and approval
    Skills/Knowledge Required
    • AutoCAD experience required
    • CET experience preferred
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite
    • Strong knowledge of interior design field and current practices
    • Strong knowledge of workplace trends (aesthetic, ergonomics, technology integration, workplace culture, etc.)
    • Strong working knowledge of commercial furniture vendors, including features/benefits, pricing, application and assembly, specification options and nomenclature
    • Understanding of contract furniture processes, including specification development, order preparation, project management, order management and delivery/installation
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills (including grammar, spelling and proof-reading)
    • Demonstrate strong organizational and problem solving skills
    • High attention to detail and a keen eye for interior design, finishes, space planning and graphics
    • Strong presentation skills and ability to facilitate design development, activities with client and client's project team. Ability to present using live design in person or over zoom type meeting
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to communicate effectively with internal dealership sales, project management, account coordination, procurement and operations/installation groups, client, contractor and subcontractor trades, A&D firms, electricians and clients IT group, etc.
      Experience/Education Required
      • BS/BA Degree
      • Interior design experience and/or furniture dealership experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Keywords: A.C. Desk, New York , Furniture Specifier/Project Coordinator, Professions , Mineola, New York

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