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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Planning Support & FF&E Coordinator at Cushman & Wakefield in Plano

Cushman & Wakefield in Plano is looking for a Planning Support & FF&E Coordinator. The position is to assist and direct the services required to implement furniture changes within the office spaces and to support the Planning team.

Please visit the link for more detail:

Cushman & Wakefield
6300 Legacy Drive
Plano, TX 75024 
www.ericsson.com

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Sherwin-Williams Student Design Challenge

The Student Design Challenge from Sherwin-Williams is available and entries are accepted through March 15, 2018. It is about a color rendering(s) of an interior space: residential or commercial. First-place cash prize of $2,500.  Details Here: http://www.swstudentdesign.com

Monday, February 12, 2018

Facilities Design Intern - Summer 2018

Southwest Airlines Co. is looking for a Facilities Design intern to assist project managers in management of projects, including expansions, renovations and new build out of airport facilities. Duties could include space planning, travel to project locations, doing field measurements, taking photos, communicating to customers, and documentation related to the project.

Please visit the link for more details:

Friday, February 9, 2018

Part-Time Position at Street Lights Residential in Dallas

Street Lights Residential is seeking a paid part-time assistant as an immediate need. This position involves turning around residential units in our project “The McKenzie.” This project is located off Knox & 75. It is under construction and will not be finished until July 2018. Street Lights Residential is real estate development firm specializing in multifamily residential living.  

Qualification:
ID degree or working towards ID degree, design background, detailed oriented, great organizational skills, design knowledge, no certifications required.

Send resume to Desmond.

Desmond Shotwell
Warranty Manager
Street Lights Residential
3102 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 800
Dallas, TX 75219
214-420-8747

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

JCI Hiring Entry Level Interior Designer

JCI (Jones Commercial Interiors) is currently hiring for an entry level Interior Designer position in Dallas, TX (tenant development for commercial design).

This challenging and fast paced Interior Designer position will require a personable candidate with a four year Degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture from an accredited university with 1-5 years’ experience in the Interior Design field. The candidate must be proficient in AutoCAD and have the ability to create design concepts and continue the development through all design phases. The candidate should have extremely strong inter-personal skills, have the ability to multi-task, work in a team environment, become self-sufficient, and possess knowledge of basic ADA/TAS and building codes. JCI offers a team oriented atmosphere, provides a creative environment and strives to be completely dedicated to client service.

Health, Dental & Vision Benefits - Flexible Hours – Short/Long Term Disability Benefit – NCIDQ Scholarships – Charity Involvement - Mentoring

Email Resumes to the below:

Tiffany Perez
Director of Operations
3900 Willow Street, Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75226
O: 972.690.3400 Ext. 118

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

CVAD Student Project Award Fund

This award fund has been created to fund projects (including materials), study abroad, conferences, presentations, research opportunities, and internships (among other possibilities) that enrich the education and opportunities of CVAD students. Please visit the link to the CVAD Student Project Award:


February 15th: Department of Design deadline for a check to see if all documents are available.

March 1st: Deadline for the final submittal

Friday, January 19, 2018

PAVE Scholarships Available by January 26, 2018

The Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) has two scholarships available for this semester. The mission of the Planning and Visual Education Partnership (PAVE) is to support students studying in the field of retail design and planning and visual merchandising.
Deadline is January 26th, 2018.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

IIDA Student Conference 2018 in Dallas

The 18th annual IIDA Student Conference is being held in Dallas for the first time ever, after 17 successful years in Houston. 

When: January 31st - February 2nd 
Where: Westin Galleria Dallas

Registration closes Friday, Jan. 12th!

All meals are included with registration. There will also be a drawing to reimburse many students' registration fees. All are welcome and encouraged to attend our CEUs and Keynote Speaker Luncheon with Primo Orpilla, co-founder and Principal of Studio O+A in San Francisco. 

Monday, January 8, 2018

Gensler Recruiting Student Interns

Gensler internships provide unique hands-on experiences in real projects, working side-by-side with our design teams and clients. Application deadline is March 16. Please visit their career site.

There are opportunities in the Dallas office. Eligibility requires that these are continuing students: Juniors (must have completed the third year of the program), or the MA’s (must have completed one year of graduate coursework).



Saturday, December 23, 2017

Best Wishes to Professor Cynthia Mohr

Cynthia Mohr, Professor and former Chair of the Department of Design, retires by December 2017 and enters the next chapter for her life.

In her 40 year academic career, Professor Cynthia Mohr has taught in Oregon, Kansas and Tennessee before coming to the University of North Texas in the fall of 2003. Certified as a professional designer by the NCIDQ, her professional work is varied and includes experiences in both residential and contract design. As an educator, her research focuses on the interaction of design, culture and pedagogy. Professor Mohr has a strong commitment to study abroad experience for students. She has organized and led annual spring break trips to Europe and study abroad courses to the United Kingdom, Italy, and France. At UNT she was instrumental in the creation of the first formal student/faculty exchange for the College of Visual Arts and Design with Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at the University of Dundee in Scotland. More recently she established a formal exchange with Thomas More University in Belgium and is in process of developing new exchanges for CVAD students with two universities in the United Kingdom.

She is a professional member of the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) serving that organization as Regional Chair, editor of both the Innovative Teaching Manual and the online version of the E-Record, Collaborative Coordinator for Teaching, and Director of Teaching. She served as IDEC President – Elect 2014-15 and President 2015-16. Professor Mohr received the Presidential Award as recognition of her contribution to the IDEC in 2017.

Thanks for her dedicated contributions to the Department of Design in the College of Visual Arts & Design and best wishes for her new journey!


Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Project Designer Position at Furniture Marketing Group

The Wave Division, part of the FMG family of companies, is looking for a full-time Project Designer for their Plano, TX location.  The Wave Division supports large corporate accounts with multiple locations and complex facility needs. FMG, our parent company, is Haworth's largest, global contract furniture dealer. We are a 2nd generation family owned company looking for the right person to join our team.

SUMMARY:  A Project Designer plans, designs, and furnishes interior environments of commercial spaces.  Responsibilities include interfacing with sales people and/or clients to determine purpose and scope of work, creates and maintains time schedules, develops furniture typicals and standards, participates in client presentations, and works with corporate account inventories. Integrates findings with knowledge of interior design and formulates plans, renders schematic designs, working drawings, product specifications and ideas in the form of drawings or illustrations. 

REQUIREMENTS:
• A degree in Interior Design
• 1 - 5 years experience in design industry
• 1 - 3 years experience in commercial furniture dealership preferred
• Proficient in AutoCAD. Knowledge of Canvas and Project Matrix software is preferred.
• Thrive in a fast-paced work environment
• Have a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and be self-motivated
• Working knowledge of accessibility codes
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
• Detail oriented
• Exceptional customer service skills

Please contact Gina Luck at gluck@wave-fcm.com if you have any interest.

Wave
6100 W. Plano Parkway, Suite 1400
Plano, TX 75093
Haworth website: http://www.haworth.com/

Monday, December 11, 2017

Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford Seeking Part-Time Intern

Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford in Fort Worth is looking for a part-time intern for Spring semester 2018. It is a paid internship with minimum $9/hour. 12-20 hours a week and we are willing to work with student’s needs and schedules.

Qualifications:
Pursuing Degree in Interior Design

Responsibilities:
Working with the Interior Designers in the studio to support their work load
Working in the library, re-filing samples, ordering samples, researching finishes and materials, etc.
Assembling finish boards for presentations
Assembling project finish manuals
Minimum AutoCAD exposure and possible use of Photoshop and Sketch Up

Skills:
Microsoft Office skills Required
AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch-Up skills preferred
Excellent written, oral, and graphic communication skills
Displays consistency, dependability, reliability, accuracy, along with high attention to detail and client focus

Email Tami with a digital copy of resume and portfolio.

Tami Bopp
200 Bailey Ave, Suite 200
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
817-302-0640

Thursday, November 30, 2017

VLK Architects Houston Seeking Interior Design Interns

VLK Architects Houston office will be accepting Interior Design interns. Interns will assist will all aspects of our projects from putting together colors schemes and working on presentation boards to helping out with construction documents. Ideally, we would like those who are interested in applying for an internship to be at least a junior within the program. We will work with the student’s schedules but would like to keep the internships consistent with the school semesters; Spring, Summer, Fall.

To apply students will need to send a resume and portfolio to Erin Rose, erose@vlkarchitects.com and Charles Johnson, cjohnson@vlkarchitects.com

References and good academic standing are a plus. Our goal is to help students who are passionate about Interior Design learn more about their chosen field, as well as, getting to know the future Interior Designers out there.

VLK Architects is a great firm with branches in Fort Worth, Houston, Austin and Dallas. Our main focus is education K‐12, however we do work in the commercial and corporate markets as well.

Erin Rose, ASID, IIDA, RID #11726
Interior Designer
V L K | A R C H I T E C T S
o: 817.633.1600

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

IIDA Student Mentoring Program

The IIDA Student Mentoring Program will match design students (mentees) with mentors – interior design professionals, manufacturer representatives, dealers, and interior design educators – for one day of job shadowing.

Please visit IIDA website for more details.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Position By Design Seeking Part-Time/Entry Level Graphic Assistant

Position by Design is looking for a Part-time/Entry Level graphic assistant as Immediate and intermittent need. The firm focuses on commercial work, clubhouses, model homes, VRBO’s. The firm needs an intern or someone part time to help with rendering floor plans for presentations. Knowledge of AutoCAD, Photoshop, Sketch Up, or Chief Architect is a must. This person will be working with Elizabeth directly to rendering drawings- most of this can be done from home but need to come in every once in a while for meetings etc.

Qualifications:
Graphic Ability, No degree required

Responsibilities:
2D Rendering- Not 3D

Skills:
Rendering ability and speed is a must

Compensation:
Hourly or by project.

Digital Resume and Portfolio. Email to Elizabeth.

Elizabeth Falconer, President
11255 Camp Bowie West #105
Aledo, Texas 76008
817-332-3121 x403
Houzz.com search under Pro’s ‘Position By Design’

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Michelle Meredith & Associates Looking for an Intern

Michelle Meredith & Associates in Dallas is hiring an intern as paid position and immediate need. The company is boutique design firm specializing in hospitality. The firm is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, positive, proactive thinking individual. This is a great position for someone dedicated to learning in the field of design. The position will be given a variety of hands on design tasks supervised by senior designers and have the opportunity to attend client meetings etc. with the design team.

Qualifications:
Graduate or senior, junior possibly depending on skill set

Duties:
Design drawings, presentations, concept selections, space planning, FF&E specifications, assisting designers as needed.

Skills:
Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit would be helpful, experience with photo shop and/or indesign for presentations.

Hours:
Flexible but prefer consecutive days if possible

Email resume and portfolio to Michelle.

Michelle Meredith, Owner
5527 Stanford Avenue
Dallas, TX 75209
214.358.3703

Friday, September 29, 2017

Workplace Solutions Seeking Entry Level and Experienced Interior Architectural Designers

Workplace Solutions in Dallas is seeking an entry-level designer and an exceptional designer to join our Architectural Products (AP) Team. The AP Team’s primary focus is to support and increase sales of Teknion demountable wall systems and Architectural Products. The AP Team will establish and maintain business partnerships and provide technical expertise to the Architectural & Design Community, as well as end users. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated designer seeking responsibility with challenging projects in a creative work environment.



Interested candidates should submit their resume by email only to Raquel.

Raquel Sauseda
Director of Architectural Products
2651 N Harwood St. Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75021

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sustainability Lecture by Dr. Lisa Tucker and Dr. Anna Marshall-Baker

UNT Interior Design program hosted a sustainability lecture focusing on the relationship and connections between research and practice on September 22 and 23, 2017 at the Universities Center Dallas. The title of lecture was Sustainability in the 21st Century: Advances in Academia and Practice. It was a great success with the audience from interior design students, faculty, alumni, Advisory Board members and professionals. The lecture was very appropriate and informative especially for our Grad Track students as they progress into the MA Program for Sustainability.

Reception
 
Lecture at UCD
 
Speakers with ID Grad Track Students
From Left: Roaa Andijani, Michelle Johnson, Amie Bowman, Sophia Reza Gutierrez, Dr. Anna Marshall-Baker, Melissa Baz, Nancy Pham, Diep Tran, Sarah Niemeier & Dr. Lisa Tucker

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

TreanorHL in Dallas Hiring Entry-Level Part-Time Designer

TreanorHL is hiring an entry-level part-time designer as an immediate need. The firm is looking for someone who has proficiency in Revit as well as in rendering. Revit required, InDesign, rendering and SketchUp added bonus. Some previous experience in a design office preferred. Tasks would include measured drawings, renderings, some design, BIM modeling. Approximately 16 hours per week. Paid, commensurate with experience

The firm has higher education projects with current or upcoming projects at UNT Denton, Brookhaven, University of Utah and University of Alabama. Projects include master planning, programming, SD-CD.

Resume and digital portfolio to Anita.

Anita Moran, FAIA, Principal
TreanorHL
1700 Pacific, Dallas, TX 75201
469-857-0002

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

CAD Assistant Position

Alexis Pearl Design in Dallas focuses on residential interior design. The company is looking for 1 or 2 part-time CAD assistants on an as needed basis to help with plans and elevations for residential projects. Time is flexible and CAD skills are required

Qualifications:
Interior design student or graduate

Responsibilities:
Assistance with CAD drawings, shopping, and job installation

Please contact Alexis for either a phone or in-person interview.

Alexis Pearl
469-223-2230