Design Assistant

Charleston, SC
Assist Project Managers end-to-end on high-end design projects.

Three years of CAD experience necessary. 

Spearhead purchasing process through requesting vendor quotes, inputting specs in Design
Manager, creating proposals, creating purchase orders, and obtaining order confirmations, updating budget tracker and tracking orders.

Ordering and organizing samples for projects.

Assist with installations and organizing deliveries.  The assistant designer is responsible for completing the punch list at the end of installation.

Organize and maintain resource library and materials
Prepare for client presentations: obtain pricing, order samples, print presentation materials and assist with furniture plans, prepare elevations and shop drawings (along with PM) for client design projects.

Organize and manage client projects in Design Manager, Dropbox, and binders.  Ensure all budgets, proposals, spreadsheets and documents are up-to-date.

Generate and update construction schedules based on Principles selections.  Create schedules for appliances, plumbing, hard finishes, cabinet hardware, lighting & paint.

Attend all site visits and client meetings.  Create meeting notes and send to team after.

Execute all installations alongside PM.

Responsible for friends & family requests