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Interior Design Jobs : Job Listing

Job Title:Designer
Job Listed By:Friant
Address:1980 West Ave. 140th
San Leandro, California, 94577
Job Listing Number:#3373
Salary: -
Salary Comments:Salary commensurate with experience
Job Location:SF Bay Area
Categories:Office Furniture, Cad/Drafting, Commercial

Job Description:Summary/Objective

The main focus of a Designer is to work with our customers to complete accurate drawings and specifications to support sales efforts. Daily responsibilities will include reviewing incoming requests, validate for completeness, clarify with Customer when needed, check completed project files for accuracy and then delivering completed project files to our Customers and Sales Teams within a very strict timeline.

In addition to creating project files this position will be responsible for other projects including but not limited to the list below. The ideal candidate will have at least one year of Design, Project Coordination or Project Management experience as the role requires a very careful eye for detail and thorough completion of all job tasks within strict deadlines.
Experience with Commercial Furnishings preferred but not required.


o Create 2D, 3D, color renderings and specifications (BOM) using Auto CAD and 2020 CAP software.
o Clearly communicate directly with Customers and Sales Teams when clarification is needed, using product knowledge to identify appropriate solution.

Product knowledge resource:
o Develop thorough knowledge of our products and understanding of application (training will be provided)
o Answer product questions from internal and external Teams via email and phone calls (training and resources will be provided)

Typical library development:
o Work with Design Manager to create generic typicals based on popular configurations requested by Customers to keep our typical library current with customer trends

Special projects:
o Communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally with customers and coworkers
o Work with Product Development to identify areas for improvement to 2020 catalogs, pricelists, installation manuals and other tools managed by Product Development.
o Other tasks and projects as assigned by the Director of Product Development

o Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
o Ability to learn quickly and retain and apply knowledge
o Experience communicating with customers clearly and diplomatically
o Must be a team player
o Must be able to adapt to a fast paced environment with a high volume of work flow

Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be seated at a desk.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Preferred Experience
PMP Accreditation
Systems Furniture experience and familiarity in any role

This position has no supervisory responsibilities
*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Please DO NOT contact about other services, products or commercial interests.

If you are not currently qualified or available, please share this announcement with other Interior's Professionals. This may be the new opportunity they are seeking.
Preferred Education:

o High school diploma
o AA or combination of experience and education
o One year of Design, Project Coordination or Project Management experience

Computer Skills:

o Auto CAD
o 2020 CAP

About Friant
Friant is a nationwide leader of creative workspace with a passion for value innovation making well-designed, premium workspaces more accessible and affordable than anyone else. From custom conference tables to upholstery, our local manufacturing facility is busy year-round creating Friant products for the office furniture marketplace. Our 150,000 square foot wood and fabric shop housed at our San Leandro, CA headquarters is outfitted with modern equipment and skilled wood and fabric workers.

The organization and its people pride themselves on respect and teamwork to consistently achieve goals and deliver a flawless product a product that has the power to transform the happiness and productivity of businesses