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Monday, September 19, 2016

Three Interior Designers Positions

Company is a Multi-Family Real Estate firm specializing in luxury apartment communities throughout Texas. Positions are in their Dallas office. They are a 1200 person firm located throughout the country. These 3 Interior Design positions are Full-time and available immediately. 

4 year Degree required in Interior Design etc. Experience as a Senior Designer, Junior Designer, Design Assistant or even an Internship are all great backgrounds. 

Please apply directly to me and my contact information is below. I would like a resume and a portfolio link. I will respond to all candidates ASAP. 

Beth K. Findling, C.P.C.
President
(678) 643-5664
find3504@bellsouth.net
corporate-solutions.net

Corporate Solutions

Saturday, September 10, 2016

UNT e-ride Evening Transportation Service

Students are able to request late night transportation between locations on the main campus, Discovery Park, Mean Green Village and Victory Hall campuses by making a call to the dispatcher at 940-565-3014. Please visit the website for more details at  http://transportation.unt.edu/eRide.html

Thursday, September 1, 2016

DeLeo and Fletcher Design hiring An Interior Design Assistant

DeLeo and Fletcher Design in Dallas is hiring for a full time Interior Design Assistant with 2-5 year experience.  

Design Assistant Position Description:
Assist Senior Designer in remodel, new construction selection and furnishings projects:
*Manage and organize initial client meeting notes and information throughout the design process.
*Create floor plans, elevations and design concepts in AutoCAD/Chief Architect/Sketchup
*Create material schedules and organize digital files as well as physical materials per project
*Communicate with vendors, contractors and clients throughout design/construction process
*Create proposals and correspond with client/order entry department to ensure placement
*Assist in selections for construction materials as well as FF&E 
 
Please Contact:
 
Stephanie Nix
DeLeo and Fletcher Design
1703 E Levee St.
Dallas, TX 75207
P: 214.783.3300
O: 214.231.6260

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Wallace Johnson Studio Seeking An Interior Designer or Architect

Wallace Johnson Studio is looking for an Interior Designer or Architect with 3-8 years’ experience to join our team. We are a fast growing firm that produces high-quality, high-design deliverables.  Our primary focus is restaurant, retail, hospitality, and corporate architectural interiors with a new subset of boutique ground-up buildings (approx. 15,000 SF or less) now added to our product offering. Our founding principles revolve around client service and satisfaction while also valuing employee life/work balance. In addition to long-term deliverables, exciting smaller commercial projects provide the rewarding opportunity to see project through from inception to substantial completion in under a year. We highly value each team member's design input and thoroughly encourage individual responsibility throughout the design and production process. 

Our firm provides for extensive growth potential and an opportunity to learn the "ins and outs" of running a boutique architecture firm.  From proposal writing, to generating construction documents, to consultant coordination, to presenting in front of the client - our team members to wear every hat.

Skill Requirements:
Applicants must have the capability to individually generate a full set of construction documents for smaller projects (5,000 SF or Less), as well as individually carry out standard design phase deliverables, from programming through construction administration.
We work mostly in AutoCAD, but REVIT is a bonus.
Proficiency in Sketchup, Adobe CS, and MS Office is very important.
FF/E a bonus but not a requirement.

Qualified and interested candidates should contact Lauren.

Lauren Doan, Project Manager
Wallace Johnson Studio
1903 Anson Rd.
Dallas, TX 75235
P: 214.631.0400 x404
F. 214.522.1175

Monday, August 15, 2016

Carolyn Frani Interiors Seeking Interior Designer

Carolyn Frani Interiors, LLC in Dallas is actively seeking an interior designer. The successful candidate will be work alongside a licensed interior designer, who recently relocated from New York, on corporate interiors, hospitality and residential projects and will perform a broad variety of design assignments. Qualified candidate should have:
  • A degree in Interior Design from an CIDA accredited program
  • Recent graduate -1 years of experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, and some experience with Adobe Photoshop, SketchUP or other 3D modeling and visualization software
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; motivated to learn
The position is part-time with a strong potential to become full time.
Qualified and interested candidates should submit their resume and portfolio to Carolyn.

Carolyn Frani, RID, ASID
4438 Myerwood Lane
Dallas, TX 75244
972-803-6922

Thursday, August 4, 2016

WRA Architects Seeking A Part Time Entry Level Designer

WRA Architects in Dallas is looking for a part-time entry level designer as an immediate need. The company designs K-12 school facilities and has fun, caring and quality work environment. Interior design education is required for qualification. People skills required. Responsibilities of the position are to assist with maintaining finish library, color boards and Revit finish drawings. Between 7AM and 6PM, they work around school schedule. Hourly pay commensurate with experience.

Send cover letter, resume and portfolio to Steve.

Steve Shaffer, Principal
WRA Architects Inc.
12377 Merit Dr.
Suite 1800
Dallas, TX 75251
214‐750‐0077
sshaffer@wraarchitects.com
www.wraarchitects.com

Monday, July 11, 2016

Furniture Marketing Group Seeking Full time Project Designer

Full time Project Designer position available with Haworth’s largest, global contract furniture dealer, Furniture Marketing Group in Plano.  
 

Sunday, June 19, 2016

D Magazine Internship

Fall internship applications are now open for D Magazine; deadline is July 1. For your reference, D Magazine has many staffers and interns who are UNT grads or students. Please visit the link to learn more: http://about.dmagazine.com/about-us/internship-program/

D Magazine Partners
750 North St. Paul St. Ste. 2100
Dallas, TX 75201

Friday, June 3, 2016

UNT ID Seniors Showcased Projects at HKS

Emma Marland, Carlie McClure, and Carmel Quemado showed off their senior projects at HKS Dallas. The collaborative project completed by Carlie, Emma and Carmel was a “first” for the senior show and was very well received and impressed from the Senior Show and HKS. They have represented UNT very well and we appreciate support from HKS.


(From Left) Emma Marland, Carmel Quemado, and Carlie McClure

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

2016-2017 Laptop System Requirements & Recommended Software for the Interior Design Program

System Requirements:
The UNT Interior Design Program is proud to make use of the most current technology to better prepare students for the professional design career. In order to maximize it, we require a laptop computer for students at the start of their junior level classes. The software programs we use demand more computing power, RAM and graphic capabilities (video cards), because the advanced software that we use changes and updates continuously with a faster manner. In this regard, you may approach to get a laptop with higher performance.

This information is to help students in the UNT ID program understand the laptop system requirements. Among many design software programs recommended by the program, Revit software demands higher system requirements. Obtaining a laptop with the system requirements for Revit is critical to avoid technical hassles.

For your reference, the College of Visual Arts and Design (CVAD) labs are updating AutoCAD 2017 and Revit 2017 during summer 2016 with a Microsoft Windows7 64-bit Operating System.

You can find useful information regarding Autodesk products from the following links. Especially you make sure your laptop meets System requirements for Autodesk Revit 2017 which can be found from System Requirements on Autodesk website link below.

Autodesk: www.autodesk.com/
Education Community Free Software: www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/all

Use of Macs:
Some of the software used in engineering is incompatible with the Apple Macintosh Operating System (OS) and Mac versions of the software are not available. Revit and AutoCAD operating on Mac OS were released in late 2011 though the AutoCAD course in the UNT ID program, which uses these programs on Windows OS only, NOT on Mac OS. Since AutoCAD has long been used on Windows OS in the design industry, operating the program on Windows OS is pervasive and more beneficial to students. Due to the fact that the interfaces on Windows OS and Mac OS are significantly different, learning those programs on Mac OS is fully the student’s responsibility.
It does not mean you need a PC only for Revit and AutoCAD. If you have a Mac PC dual platform, you can run them on a Windows OS.

Free Student Copies of AutoCAD and Revit:
Autodesk website provides free software downloads for students. It includes educational versions of AutoCAD, Revit, etc. Please be aware that CVAD labs are running AutoCAD 2017 (Not AutoCAD Architecture 2017) and Revit 2017 from Fall 2016 with Windows7 64-bit operating system. Please check the Interior Design Blog (untintdes.blogspot.com/) occasionally for updated information. In order to get the free software downloads, go to Autodesk website indicated above.

Recommended Software for the UNT ID Program:
• Autodesk AutoCAD (Not AutoCAD Architecture): Junior year, first semester (Free download available from Autodesk website)
• Autodesk Revit: Junior year, first semester (Free download available from Autodesk website)
• SketchUp: Junior year, first semester (Free download available from Google website; SketchUp Pro is for charge)
Microsoft Office: including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign are useful in design

UNT Bookstore may offer software programs to students with a discounted price. Please visit the bookstore website at http://unt.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBHomePage?storeId=71237&catalogId=10001&langId=-1

Optional Equipment:
External Hard Drive/Flash Drive: Students should diligently save their work and keep at least 2 backups in a separate location from their laptops. In this regard, external hard drives, USB flash drives, or combination of both is recommended to make at least 2 separate backups and transfer files between computers. You may use a flash drive to turn in assignments and others for backups. Importance of backups cannot be over-emphasized. Note: Lost or damaged files of your work are not acceptable excuses for missing assignments.

External Mouse: Operating AutoCAD, Revit, and SketchUP using a touchpad is cumbersome. You are recommended to use a mouse for efficiency.

Printer: Although there are printers available in the CVAD lab, you may elect to have a printer at home. Some of our assignments are in 11x17 format, so a printer that will print up to 11x17 is useful.

What is Revit?
Revit is a full 3D Building Information Modeling program, or parametric Computer-Aided Design program, which allows the user to design, create, and publish contract documents to clients, consultants, and construction management teams in the field. The term “parametric” refers to the process of constructing a virtual building manifested in a 3D computer model where each component is created once thus providing bi-directional manipulation that occurs instantly and universally.

Revit produces a reliable digital representation of the building available for design decision making, design scope, scheduling, high-quality construction document production, and cost estimates. Having the ability to keep information up-to-date and accessible in an integrated digital environment gives students a clear vision of their projects, as well as the ability to make informed decisions faster. Revit can be applied across the spectrum of architectural and interior design: schematic design, design development, construction document, building analysis, visualization, etc.

The 3D visualization capabilities of Revit benefits students in understanding how spaces are put together. Revit allows students to view their designs in 3D, enabling them to clearly identify and solve design problems in the early stage of the design process.

Autodesk has developed three versions of Revit: Revit Architecture for architects and building designers, Revit Structure for structural engineers, and Revit MEP for mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers.