Design Assistant


Firm Name: 
Wheelhouse Design
URL: 
www.wheelhouseaustin.com

 

Do you enjoy working in a fun, open, engaging setting with a small team? Are you the detail master that can hold a team together? Do you want to put your top-notch organizational superpowers to good use at an established and growing business? Then we might just be perfect for each other!

 

About Us

We love design. We are passionate about reshaping spaces. What drives us is the opportunity to make a difference… one space at a time.

We consistently provide unique solutions, through collaboration and an iterative design approach. By intentionally crafting the spaces in which we work, we facilitate creativity and support the relationships that occur within them, regardless of the scope of work.

 

About the Position

As Design Assistant, you will perform a wide variety of creative, design-driven duties, developing and implementing support systems for the Design team. You will be responsible for assisting in verifying as-built conditions on site, translating field-verified dimensions into base plans in AutoCAD; space planning and elevation layouts; dimensioning and adding critical notes to drawings and documentation supplied to General Contractors; 3D massing studies in SketchUp; assisting in creating client presentations for finishes, fixtures and furnishings for a variety of design styles; maintaining the internal materials library, and picking up / returning samples as needed; assisting during installations, including shopping for accessories; and helping the Design Team prepare for meetings and client presentations both on and off site. In doing so, you’re the Rock Star that supports the Design team!

 

About you

  • 1-2 years (or more) experience working in the design field
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and SketchUp
  • Excellent computer skills and software skills: Microsoft Suite and Google Suite
  • Self-directed, highly motivated, and reliable. Excellent organizational skills and the ability to excel at details, multi-tasking and working under pressure.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; good communicator with excellent people skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to carry out oral and written directions, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Previous experience with task and project management software a plus.
  • Demonstrated efficient time management practices.
  • Located in the Austin area (workspace located in South Austin)
  • Potential for full-time employment, based on project load (starting part-time at 20 hours, and up to full-time at 32-40 hours per week)
  • Has a valid driver’s license, car insurance and a reliable personal vehicle

So, what’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits & Paid Holidays, available once full-time status is achieved
  • Personal Time Off
  • The opportunity to come in on the ground floor of an established and growing studio, be an essential part of a small team, and make a huge impact on the success of the business.

Please send your resume and/or portfolio to info@wheelhouseaustin.com

 

www.wheelhouseaustin.com