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NOW HIRING 85% Remote Senior Interior Designer – SF Bay Area

We’re looking for a star member to join our fun and hardworking team as a full-time Lead Interior Designer. This position includes working from home and travel to client sites in the SF Bay Area (SF and Oakland).

Coddington Design is an innovative and progressive interior design firm that believes the interior design process should be fun and efficient for both our staff and for our clients. Our clients inspire us daily and it is our true privilege to design the homes that support their amazing lives. Some of our favorite clients have included kick-ass Hollywood producers passionate about bringing female voices to the silver screen, female founders, charitable women who give freely of their time and money, stay at home moms who teach their children values of kindness and generosity, working moms who get up early to enjoy baking in their gorgeous kitchens or crushing it on the Peloton.

Ideal candidates will have interior design project management and client-facing experience, be self-motivated with an ability to keep projects moving with minimal supervision, excellent verbal and written communication skills, precision and attention to detail, proactive with a strong willingness to “figure it out” if you don’t know something, and also a willingness to “wear many hats” within our small but mighty company.

This position is interviewing immediately, with a flexible start-date. Salary range is $90,000-$120,000 and we have generous PTO benefits with the ability to work on your own schedule as projects allow. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate who wants to join a progressive, collaborative, and friendly work environment.

Our team is committed to collaboration, transparency, high standards, function and beauty, a strong work-life balance, and diversity. We believe in justice, equity, inclusion, and anti-racist behavior and practices and we encourage Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, LGBTQIA+ and those who hold other marginalized identities to apply.

COMPETENCIES & EXPECTATIONS:

  • Experience in and able to lead a design project from beginning to end, including client presentations, design development and implementation, review construction documents, procurement and inspection, and installation.
  • Experience in and able to independently source custom furniture, fabric, finishes, lighting and decor
  • Experience in and able to draft detailed AutoCAD plans for construction and installation
  • Is articulate and competent with clients and always prepared and organized for client meetings
  • Can comfortably and professionally interact with clients, vendors, workrooms, architects and contractors
  • Manage client expectations and communicate with clients effectively and consistently
  • Able to create accurate, error-free proposals, PO’s and invoices in Studio Designer, including complex custom upholstery and window treatment proposals
  • Manage furniture purchasing timelines and deliverables
  • Manage construction timelines and deliverables
  • Work efficiently and be proactive, identify problems before they occur
  • Comfortable working with high net worth clients
  • AutoCAD, Photoshop and rendering software desirable

DESIGN DUTIES:

  • Lead all phases of the design process and client meetings with competency, organization, and creativity while adhering to company and project goals
  • Work with clients to determine initial goals and needs for the space to be designed
  • Confidently run large scale projects with senior level architects and experienced builders
  • Create, review and approve furniture plans, elevations, construction and shop drawings in AutoCAD
  • Collaborate with clients to select materials, furnishings, and decor that will meet their needs and tastes without pushing your own design aesthetic
  • Determine and maintain project timelines
  • Create and approve client budgets with accurate cost estimates, client proposals, PO’s, and invoices in Studio Designer
  • Maintain weekly project updates for clients
  • Oversee the installation of materials, furniture, and other design elements
  • Ensure client satisfaction by visiting the project upon completion with the client; resolve any complaints or concerns
  • Maintain current knowledge of trends and materials, techniques, and other developments in interior design.
  • Attend weekly Zoom team meetings
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years experience in a high-end residential design firm. Interior design degree not required but is ideal, depending on work experience
  • Project management and client-facing presentation experience
  • Previous design management experience
  • Self-motivated with an ability to keep projects moving with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Precision and attention to detail
  • Proactive with a strong willingness to “figure it out” if you don’t know something
  • Willingness to “wear many hats” within our small but mighty company
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Studio Designer, and Google Drive, including Sheets, Docs, and Slides.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and use of a car or other reliable transport.
  • Must reside in Oakland or San Francisco Bay Area

Interior Design Assistant

90% Remote position
San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay, Peninsula, SF, Marin)

In this role you will support the Senior and Lead Designers with all aspects of the design development process for projects – furniture plans, sourcing, procurement, client presentation preparation, site visits and project installation support.SF Bay Area, generous PTO/holiday benefits. Full time position.

About you: You are most likely the friend who organizes all the trips. You love spreadsheets and bringing order to chaos. You are interested in furthering your career and motivated to get to the next level. You love to learn and desire to be challenged and mentored.

INTERIOR DESIGN DUTIES:

Assist designers in:

  • Preparing design presentations
  • Furniture plans, elevations and construction drawings in AutoCAD
  • Sourcing furniture, lighting, fabrics as needed
  • Ordering finish & fabric samples from vendors and showrooms
  • Requests for quotes from design center showrooms
  • Source furniture and fabric under direction of Lead Designers
  • Running errands to design center and workrooms
  • Requesting, sorting and returning fabric and carpet samples
  • Creating proposals, purchase orders, invoices and following up on furniture orders
  • Onboarding new clients and closing out clients
  • Take notes during design presentations
  • Assist on installation days and photoshoots

MARKETING AND OPERATIONS DUTIES:

  • Protect owner’s time by screening calendar requests
  • Read and organize owner’s email
  • Review and set rules for owner’s calendar
  • Book travel
  • Organize and respond to all government notices, set up recurring calendar events for annual filings
  • Own and manage the company calendar
  • Confirm internal and external meetings
  • Enter owner’s billable time into studio designer
  • Assist in tracking leads and sales
  • Maintain and update our standard operating procedures (SOPs) and
  • Assisting in managing company culture events
  • Google drive organization
  • Send out client and employee gifts
  • Ask for Houzz and Google reviews
  • Send out customer satisfaction surveys on a regular schedule

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interior Design or Architecture Degree preferred
  • At least one year of residential interior design experience
  • Experience with all the stages of purchasing, from proposals to invoices(or a quick learner!)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self started and motivated – you will be expected to bill 50% of your time to clients
  • Comfortable asking questions if you cannot find the answer
  • Must be professional, organized, detail oriented
  • Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD
  • Good familiarity with Asana, Slack, Google suite, Studio Designer preferred

About Coddington Design

We are a fully remote team – we do not have an office. Most of your work will be performed at home with occasional visits to Oakland, Peninsula and San Francisco. Founded in 2005, Coddington Design is a full-service interior design firm with headquarters in the Bay Area and clients nationwide.

“We are queer/woman owned. Our team is committed to justice, equity, inclusion, and anti-racist behavior and practices. We encourage Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, Queer, and those who hold other marginalized identities to apply.”

To be considered, please submit a resume and cover letter. Thank you for your interest!

About Our Company

Founded in 2005, Coddington Design is a full-service interior design firm with headquarters in the Bay Area and clients nationwide. We’re just as at-home delivering $10M+ turnkey properties as we are partnering with industrious homeowners who want hourly support. Our residential projects are located in San Diego, Hawaii, Tahoe, San Francisco, Oakland and the East Bay, Palo Alto, and Marin. We offer generous vacation/PTO days and paid holidays. We are a collaborative and creative working environment with room to grow for the right person. We have family-friendly policies, we value a work-life balance, and we all work remotely.

THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION – You will be working from home but you MUST reside in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. The position requires travel to work on client projects.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with inspiring values and a real focus on the benefit of others. We care deeply about the work that we do and each other. If you feel aligned with this mission, please apply.

Our Philosophy

Coddington Design is an innovative and progressive interior design firm that believes the interior design process should be fun and efficient for both our staff and for our clients. Our clients inspire us daily and it is our true privilege to design the homes that support their amazing lives. Some of our favorite clients have included kick-ass Hollywood producers passionate about bringing female voices to the silver screen, female founders, charitable women who give freely of their time and money, stay at home moms who teach their children values of kindness and generosity, working moms who get up early to enjoy baking in their gorgeous kitchens or crushing it on the Peloton.

Our team is committed to collaboration, transparency, high standards, function and beauty, a strong work-life balance, and diversity. We believe in justice, equity, inclusion, and anti-racist behavior and practices and we encourage Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian, LGBTQIA+ and those who hold other marginalized identities to apply. 

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