Associate Designer
Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, USA


Reports to
Senior Designer
Project Manager

Required Travel

Position Summary

Wilson Associates is looking for an Associate Designer to join our Los Angeles design studio.

Background & Skills

Bachelor's degree.

0–3 years of relevant design experience; can produce a portfolio to exemplify strengths; knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials, and specification. Experience in hospitality design is preferred.

Technical Skills
AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite.

Essential Functions

  • Knowledge of local material resources preferred.

  • Collect material requirements and costs, and prepare presentation on design for client to review.

  • Subcontract fabrication, installation, and arrangement of carpeting, fixtures, accessories, draperies, paint and wall coverings, art work, furniture, and related items under supervision of Senior Designer.

  • Render design ideas in form of paste-ups or drawings.

  • Participates in development of presentation material and helps maintain graphic quality and content.

  • Participates in client presentations/meetings through design development, then as required the design fulfillment phases.

  • Creating graphic presentations.

  • Assist in producing finish plans, specifications, and material selection under supervision of Senior Designer.

  • Select or design, furnishings, art works, and accessories.

  • Strong organization, communication and relationship management skills.

  • Provide design support on interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development and construction documents.

  • Prepares FF&E design based on approval of Project FF&E Designer by client.

  • Prepares preliminary budget based on established design direction.

  • Participates in selection of FF&E color palettes & material presentations, and generate specifications. Secures samples, products, etc.

  • Knowledge of local material resources preferred.

  • Support client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.

  • Assist in preparation of finish schedule, finish notebooks, and specification books.

  • Prepares architectural design based on approval of Project Architectural Designer.

  • Maintains records of time/tasks on a regularly scheduled basis.

  • Graphic organization of drawings on a per sheet basis.


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