Metropolis Design Group, in its 25th year of business, is a well-established firm providing both commercial and residential interior design services throughout the Twin Cities and surrounding metro area. Located in a sunny 1920’s storefront in Southwest Minneapolis, we provide a highly creative, boutique design atmosphere for both employees and our clients, in a great neighborhood. Our firm specializes in corporate and multi-family housing projects, and residentially, kitchen and bath design. Additionally, we are also a wholesale source of furnishings and fabrics for our end users.
We are currently filling a part time interior design position. The flexibility and freedom that a part time position has to offer should be desirable to all candidates applying. Candidates should be highly motivated and enjoy working both autonomously, as well as part of a team. Candidates should enjoy and have experience working directly with homeowners, business owners, developers, architects, general contractors and vendors. Understanding and experience with taking a project from start to finish, including programing, drawings, specifications, documentation, and project management, is crucial for this role.
about the position
The following criteria are must-have’s:
-2-4 years industry experience in a design role
-A CIDA or FIDER accredited degree in Interior Design
-A high proficiency in drawing, construction documentation and
3D modeling using REVIT
-Firsthand experience in preparing construction documents (commercial and residential) including all types of drawings, documentation, and specification
-The ability to work within budget parameters
-A reliable car for traveling to client appointments and vendors
The following skills are highly desired:
-Residential Interior design experience
-Field Measurements and Drafting floor plans
-Furniture layout experience for both commercial and residential furnishings and floor plans
-Working knowledge of the following: lighting placement and specifications; general electrical and plumbing systems; custom cabinetry, carpentry and millwork design and construction; architectural specialty finishes/specification; furnishings and fabrics, performance criteria
-Firsthand experience from the initial customer experience through final construction and implementation
-Excellent time-management skills
-Library organizing, sample returns, and occasional participation in window displays
-An affinity for fresh popcorn! Because we enjoy a lot of it!
What you can expect
- Position is Part Time: 20-30 hours/week, Tues, Wed, Thurs preferred but flexible
- Position may become full time over time
- Not a work-from-home position
- Offering a competitive hourly wage in clean, distanced working environment
What working on our mdg team is like:
Believing strongly that all creative endeavors are unique and special, our vocation as designers places problem solving and the entire client experience premier in all we do. We believe when you do what you love, great results are much more likely to come about. We like to have fun, rolling up our sleeves and working hard when we need to, and at the end the day enjoying the satisfaction in knowing we have brightened the world in some small way-be it the tranquility of a warm embracing home or a dynamic, energy-filled work environment for fellow hard-working individuals, while all the while, growing as both designers and individuals through exploration of ideas and unique client experiences. If you share in these philosophies and are excited about your next career move we’d love to hear from you!
Applications maybe be sent via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org