Job Postings

8-1-17 – Interior Designer and Intern position available at Copperleaf Interiiors, Marietta, OH

Interior Designer

Copper Leaf Interior Design Studio is an award-winning, established interior design and project management firm. We create relationships with residential and commercial clients through actively listening, determining their needs and exceeding their expectations in every way.

Copper Leaf has an opening for an Interior Designer who is a creative problem solver for real world scenarios. The successful candidate will be capable of handling many projects at once, and the abilities to multitask and self-prioritize are essential. We value creativity, collaboration and quality work in our team members

General Purpose

The Interior Designer is responsible for conceiving and creating multiple solutions that address the design, functional and budgetary needs of the client. This will be accomplished by:

· Preparing conceptual design ideas and diagrams, using a working knowledge of design standards and   aesthetics

· Creating construction documents, FF&E development and specification writing

· Managing project schedules on time and on budget

· Collaborating with the project team and client to ensure that the project requirements are echoed in the design and installation

· Reporting to the company President on the daily management of multiple projects

Essential functions

· Produce presentation and construction materials for client, internal staff, and construction and trade professionals

· Formulate specification and pricing documents for materials, interior furnishings and fixtures

· Visit project sites to verify and document existing conditions and to collaborate with project team

· Foster relationships with clients, vendors, and trade professionals through regular communication

· Sell products and services by initiating contact and developing relationships with prospects

· Assist in updating of design library materials

Required knowledge, skills and abilities

· Strong and varied creative portfolio

· Demonstrated ability to complete construction documentation

· Familiarity with building systems, codes and ADA requirements

· Sourcing and coordinating FF&E

· AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Photoshop, 3-D rendering, Chief Architect or similar program

· Strong verbal communication and presentation skills

· Solid understanding of materials and construction processes and details

Required education and experience

Bachelor’s Degree from accredited School of Interior Design and a minimum 3 years’ experience preferred.

This position reports to the company president, and is a full-time, immediate opening with a competitive salary package.

If you are passionate about interior design, committed to excellent customer service and are ready to be a contributing part of a dynamic and fast-paced environment, please submit your resume and portfolio for review to Pamela Holschuh, ASID, NCIDQ # 020049 at 

Interior Designer Intern

The Interior Designer Intern will be working on all aspects of work in the interior design field. This will include design and CAD work as well as FFE. Additionally, the intern will work in the showroom, interact with clients and assist with the resource library.

Specific tasks may include:

· Researching and maintaining interior product knowledge

· Supporting interior designers with project-based and administrative tasks such as researching product information, preparing pricing and creating presentation and construction documents

· Performing product research and development by managing the extensive resource library

· Assisting in conception and organization of customer communications and events

· Generating project documentation such as budgets, estimates, and purchase orders

· Organizing, tracking and communicating multiple project updates with project team and clients

· Creating engaging updates on social media and online forums to promote company brand, products and services

· Maintaining showroom appearance including labeling products, answering phones, greeting visitor

Preferred knowledge, skills and abilities

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Strong computer literacy

· Solid organizational, follow-through and time management skills

· Professional appearance and behavior

· Knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA requirements

· Sourcing and coordinating FF&E

· AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Photoshop, 3-D rendering, Chief Architect or similar program

· Solid understanding of materials and construction processes and details

If interested contact: Pamela Holschuh, ASID, NCIDQ # 020049 at .


Interior Design Planner - Signage

Scope of Position.

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUMC) is committed to improving people’s lives through innovation in research, education and patient care. The Medical Center is committed to working as a team to shape the future of medicine by creating, disseminating & applying new knowledge, and by personalizing health care to meet the needs of each individual.

70% Space Planning, Development, Project Delivery

The Interior Planner – Signage supports the mission, vision and values of The Ohio State University and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center though planning, projects, branding and standards development. Signage and wayfinding are key components of leading edge environments of care, learning and research. This position focusses primarily on signage, while also encompassing interior space planning & programming, space modifications, project initiation, project management, procurement, vendor and installation coordination, branded way-finding, visuals supporting phased relocations and moves, ADA and other relevant compliance recommendations, and estimating support.

The Interior Design Planner - Signage must be proficient in working within a diverse project team concept. Essential skills include proactive and disciplined communication, documentation, leadership, customer service, coordination of multiple projects, and regulatory compliance.

The Interior Design Planner- Signage participates in all aspects of OSUWMC signage and wayfinding planning, design and installation. The planner provides budgetary input for capital project planning, programming, standards and their incorporation into design concepts, procurement strategy, uniformity and clarity in guidelines, project management, vendor coordination, implementation planning and coordination, development and incorporation of best practices, and asset management.

25% Leadership and Vision

The degree of involvement on any specific project varies, within larger project teams of Senior Planners, Construction Managers, and others. This planner is responsible for the development of project scopes, concepts and alternatives, signage solutions responding to branding and environmental graphic frameworks, and collaboration with vendors and associate architects. Once established, project budgets and timelines are monitored for applicable portions of the work. The project role typically includes reviewing project schedules and estimates, design documents and specifications, accountability for signage compliance requirements, procuring signs, negotiating pricing, and supporting temporary construction conditions with signs.

5% Other Department Functions

This position is part of a larger OSUWMC facility planning team focused on guidelines for effective space utilization, space management, and prioritization of potential interior space modifications. Similarly, the planner is part of a larger University team. Coordination of relevant activities is expected with other University entities.

Education and Professional Requirements:

A Bachelor degree is required in a relevant related discipline, including but not limited to Interior Space Planning, Interior Design, Architecture, Graphic Design, etc. We require two years of relevant professional experience in a planning or design firm, college or University, or related vendor organization.

Working knowledge is expected with CAD software, MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, PowerPoint, Photoshop and graphic software packages.

The Interior Design Planner- Signage is a ‘people person’. Excellent communication skills are required, and are essential to positive project outcomes. Project Management experience is desirable, and is experience with bid specifications and purchasing. While professional certification and registration is not required, the applicant must demonstrate a commitment to learning and professional growth. It is highly desirable for the planner to demonstrate an awareness of / experience with issues in the planning and design of clinical spaces within healthcare organizations. Similar awareness and experience is desirable with the planning and design of office and research environments.

To Apply Contact:

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Sara Daugherty 
Research Recruiter
Human Resources Administration Talent Acquisition
660 Ackerman Road, Columbus, OH, 43202
614-293-0289 Office