Simeone Deary Design Group seeks Design Assistant Intern!
Located on the Magnificent Mile in Chicago’s Gold Coast, Simeone Deary Design Group is a small women’s owned business that develops timeless environments and concepts for the hospitality industry including hotels, spas and restaurants, as well as high‐end residential clients throughout the United States and abroad.
Simeone Deary Design Group’s philosophy rests solely on the belief that there is no substitute for great design. Uncompromised artistry is the core mission of the firm and although the mediums may differ, adherence to developing a conceptual vision for each project serves as a driving force in everything they create. This focus on conceptual design, coupled with a genuine dedication to the client is what sets Simeone Deary apart from other firms.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, creative, computer‐savvy Interior Design Assistant/Intern. The internship will provide a motivated design student an opportunity to gain creative and technical experience in the field of interior design. The intern will be exposed to a variety of interior design experiences including furniture/finish selection and specification, interior drawings and interior renderings by working closely with Interior Designers on design projects.
Our internship includes a dedicated intern management team to provide direction and guidance; challenging and exciting projects and work assignments; social activities to build intern community and professional development; and the opportunity to experience our everyday life at Simeone Deary Design Group.
SDDG does not pay relocation fees or provide a living stipend.
Duties and Responsibilities
•Develop and maintain interiors library, file incoming product literature and update price lists.
•Schedule and meet with vendors and suppliers.
•Assist in developing construction documents, writing specifications and preparing final designs and specifications within budgetary restrictions.
•Assist in the development of finish schedules as needed.
•Assist with design reselections and present options to designer.
•Assist with collecting and organizing data, specifications, pricing, presentation materials and other documentation.
•Collaborate with other disciplines and interface with Design Team.
•Perform necessary 2D rendering work for presentations.
•Perform necessary CAD drafting work for projects.
•Knowledge of AutoCAD 2009 or later, Photoshop/InDesign CS4 or later and Microsoft Office.
•Must be pursuing a degree in Architecture/Interior Design.
•Internship or Interior Design work experience preferred.
•Ability to self motivate for individual and team results .
•Strong organizational and time‐management skills, ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple tasks while adhering to deadlines.
•Strong interpersonal and creative problem solving skills in interactions with associates. Capable of dealing constructively with diverse personalities.
•Demonstrated attention to detail.
•Good communication and customer service skills.
If you are interested in applying, please email a resume and work sample to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 11, 2011. You may address your cover letter to Dear Hiring Manager