An international leader in creating exquisite and livable residential and hospitality interior projects, Slifer Designs is always interested in meeting talented people who would like to join us. Our team includes professionals in the interior design and interior architecture and hospitality divisions. We also hire sales associates for our retail store – a formal design education helps, but is not necessary. Our warehouse and distribution teams also include staff, drivers, and installers with expertise providing “White Glove” service.

Design Associate

Design Associate:
Job Summary:

Primarily responsible for supporting one or more designers on multiple design jobs. Meetings with clients are required on most projects. Tasks include ordering furnishings and fabrics, installing jobs at project completion, reconciling budgets and final bills and coordinating with service and delivery teams. Depending on the location of design job, some travel may be required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Accurate and efficient completion of all stages of design process, including product specification, drawing, order placement, price and delivery verification, receiving merchandise and installation.
• Design job implementation and administration: clear delegation and management of support systems including warehouse, purchasing, and support staff; accurately gauge and communicate to team members the time required to complete tasks.
• Space planning, including accurate drawing of furniture, room layouts, etc.
• Prepare visual aids of fabric and furniture specifications for client proposals/meetings. Must be able to clearly communicate design intent.
• Excellent written documentation of job process, including keeping a job file for each client, including a signed contract, copies of all purchase orders and work orders, correspondence, etc.
• Develop and maintain broad knowledge of sources for fabrics, furnishings, and contract labor. Build relationships with showroom representatives, suppliers, contract labor sources, etc.
• Keep designer, purchasing department and accounting informed of all critical changes to a job or order.
• Write, schedule and ensure completion of work orders for storage and delivery of merchandise.
• Prepare accurate time records for billing to jobs.
• Assist designer in preparing and updating the budget and billing monthly.
• Assist designer in pulling fabrics and product sheets for client presentations; assist designer in client meetings as required and professionally represents Slifer Designs.
• Accompany designer to job sites to measure space, check and review status of construction.
• Maintain consistent communication with receptionist when off site.
• Run errands as required to accomplish any of the above.
• Show an active interest in advancement and improvement of skills.
• Demonstrate exceptional problem solving skills for clients.
• Communicate professionally and effectively with team members, and when working with professional associates at other firms.

Required Skills & Abilities:

General Training, Education & Experience:
• Bachelors or Associates degree in Interior Design

Specialized Skills in Area of Expertise:
• Portfolio which demonstrates mastery of basic design concepts
• Must have excellent time management skills in order to effectively “juggle” a variety of duties
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to make presentations to and influence customers

Machines, Equipment and Computer Skills:
• Excellent computer skills, including ability to produce computer-generated documents and spreadsheets and basic CADD type drawings; must be able to utilize e-mail and calendaring capabilities; familiarity with a variety of databases helpful
• Must be able to operate standard office equipment such as calculator, copy machine, fax machine, postage meter, multiple line telephone and voice-mail capabilities

Physical Demands:
• Employee must be able to speak and hear, utilize keyboard and calculator devices, travel to various locations, climb stairs and ladders, sit in meetings for long periods of time, lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally, and endure moderate noise level in the typical office environment.
• Employee must be able to see with color vision and depth perception

If you feel you are qualified and interested in this position, please send your resume to hr@sliferdesigns.com; by fax to (970) 926-5489, or by mail to
Slifer Designs, Attn: HR, 216 Main Street, Suite C-100 Edwards, CO 81632.
Slifer Designs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Warehouse/Delivery Driver

Warehouse/Delivery Driver
Slifer Designs seeks Warehouse/Delivery Driver for truck driving and furniture moving. Must be team oriented and enjoy a fast paced environment. Heavy lifting required. Must be at least 21 years old with a clean driving record. Must be able to read, speak and understand English. Excellent pay plus full benefits.

If you feel you are qualified and interested in this position, please send your resume to hr@sliferdesigns.com; by fax to (970) 926-5489, or by mail to
Slifer Designs, Attn: HR, 216 Main Street, Suite C-100 Edwards, CO 81632.
Slifer Designs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.