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Architectural Products Designer
Summary
Title:Architectural Products Designer
ID:1268
Department:Architectural Products
Location:Boston, MA
Description

Architectural Products Designer

The Architectural Designer functions as a member of the Architectural Products team in supporting project and client needs by performing architectural design functions and developing and maintaining great business relationships with one or more key customers. This position is an integral to the AP department by assisting in creating efficient and effective solutions while supporting client needs and maintaining profitability.

This position will involve:

  • Translating sketches into AutoCAD and Revit based Architectural Product drawings, this includes:
    • Modular Wall drawings, dimensional plans, elevations and details
    • Raised Access Floor drawings, dimensional plans and details
    • Modular Power drawings, with power distribution, branch circuiting
    • Modular Data drawings, with consolidation points, home runs and voice/data outlets
    • Sound Masking drawings, with speaker placement, zoning and wiring diagrams
  • Translate block plans into finished space plan based on predetermined product solutions
  • Help to establish, develop and maintain the desired levels of customer satisfaction for each assigned account
  • Create Estimates and Proposals
  • Create and manage installation documents including customer files, title blocks, layer states/manager and printed communications
  • Specifications checking and document preparation
  • Assist site managers/supervisors in field verifications and preparations for installation
  • Create architectural base plans when one is not available when required
  • Responsible for maintaining and archiving all customer files and electronic documentation
  • Attend project meetings, take notes; Perform site visits as necessary
  • Publish status reports
  • Attends client meetings as needed
  • Engages in sales opportunities with existing Red Thread Accounts as well as prospecting for new opportunities in the marketplace through referrals, networking, associations, business journals, web sites, etc.
  • Performs special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

Knowledge and Skills:

  • BFA/BS/BA degree with Technical Training: Interior, Architectural, Industrial Design or Facilities Management
  • 4+ years of architectural product drafting/design experience with AutoCAD and Revit
  • CET experience a plus.
  • Construction and facilities experience and business knowledge preferred.
  • Knowledge of architectural products portfolio and how it integrates into the construction process a plus.
  • PC Skills: Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Self-directed; takes initiative; resourceful; good problem-solving ability and follow through

Experience:

  • Four+ years design and construction experience preferred. Exposure to architectural products, construction or furniture environment with measurable success, preferably with business-to-business exposure useful.
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