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Monday, December 9, 2019

Faulkner Design Group Looking for Intern

Faulkner Design Group in Dallas is looking for an intern during the semester as well as the summer available. Please contact Mary if you have questions.


Mary Pat Haines, Designer
Faulkner Design Group
3100 Monticello Ave., Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75205
t: 214.922.8008
direct: 214.389.3336
f: 214.922.0440

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Interior Design Program Received Institutional Effectiveness Celebrity Award

Interior Design (ID) BFA program received the Institutional Effectiveness Celebrity Award by University Accreditation (UA) on November 20, 2019. Institutional Effectiveness (IE) Celebrity Awards is special recognition for Institutional Effectiveness super stars across campus with high peer reviewer scores that deserve our recognition. In other words, ID program demonstrates a strong commitment to institutional effectiveness in student learning and improvement. Please visit the website for more details. 

https://www.unt.edu/story/institutional-effectiveness-awards-ceremony

From Left: Hepi Wachter, Design Department Chair; Phillip Park, ID Program Coordinator; Jennifer Evans-Cowley, Provost

The IE process at UNT is focused on improving the university’s student learning outcomes and services, while increasing student success and institutional quality. Including continuous improvement and innovation as part of the institutional culture ensures that student success and achievement are at the forefront of UNT’s mission. UA manages the Improve database (formerly TracDat) for IE plans, and reports institutional effectiveness to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Benefits of implementing the Improve are two folds for our program. It serves to satisfy the university mission and to meet the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA, formerly FIDER) Standards as well. Our ID BFA program has been accredited by CIDA since 1977. This distinction means the program meets or exceeds strict academic standards for excellence in interior design education.  

Monday, November 18, 2019

RH Dallas Looking For Designers

RH Dallas - The Gallery on Knox is seeking applicants with an Interior Design background to serve as Associate Gallery Designers working directly on projects with Clients or Design Consultants working the showroom floor.



RH is one of the most innovative and fastest growing luxury brands in the home furnishings market place. The careful integration of people, products, ideas and inspiration creates our own unique point of view where the whole becomes more valuable than the sum of its parts. We are excited to open a new gallery on Knox Street next year! We have opportunities available as we expand our leadership, design, sales support and facilities teams.

Please contact Timothy at tmorris2@rh.com

Timothy Morris
Associate Gallery Leader, Dallas
O: 214-520-7255

Friday, November 15, 2019

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation Seeking Entry Level Designer

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (GAC) in Dallas is hiring an entry level designer. GAC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), designs, develops, manufactures, markets, services and supports the world's most technologically-advanced business jet aircraft.


Associate Designer in GAC Dallas

Unique Skills:
All skills required are covered in the job description

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelors degree in Interior Design, related curriculum or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Experience in aircraft interior design or related field preferred. See Other Requirements in job description.

Position Purpose:
Produce flexible, comprehensive, multi-media designs for GAC customers and prospective clients with supervision. Provide design support to the department to ensure business objectives are met. Specify all interior components ensuring all FAA and GAC contractual guidelines are met.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Functions:1. Communicate with Chairmen/CEOs of Fortune 500 companies and high net worth individuals to meet business objectives.2. Represent the GAC Brand with professionalism and instill confidence within the customer.3. Support Studio and Principal Designers to communicate comprehensive and detailed concepts that effectively satisfy client requirements throughout the sales and design definition process and delivery. 4. Assist with status of production of design drawings, material selections and product development to GACs engineering and production departments in a timely manner for completion of contracts to ensure that delivery schedules are met with accuracy. 5. Must be willing to travel extensively worldwide at times, possibly on short notice.6. Initiate and develop quality relationships with clients, operations and engineering management, internal shops, and vendors, to keep clear lines of communication and execute on the client's expectations.7. Support customer completions to produce, maintain, and archive the specification and design package with supervision.8. Develop knowledge of design trends and global cultural influences.9. Provide design support throughout the entire completion process to ensure design quality and fidelity of design execution.

Additional Functions: 1) Assist in maintaining design libraries and showrooms. 2) Concept development of client presentations. 3) Troubleshoot design related issues with other Designers and internal departments. 4) Attend internal and external design reviews. 5) Review all documents for accuracy prior to release. 6) Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements: 1) Understanding of design principles, color theory, and textile and leather production techniques required. 2) Possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office software. 3) Knowledge of FAA regulations relating to interior finish requirements preferred.

Additional Information
Requisition Number: 147428
Category: Marketing
Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%
Shift: First
Employment Type: Full-time
Posting End Date: 11/19/2019 

Thursday, October 31, 2019

ID Alum Mentor, Zach Weihrich, for Senior Student Projects

On October 24th, Zach Weihrich, CVAD ID alum and Interior Designer with IA Interior Architects in Dallas, visited the ADES 4630 Space Planning IV senior studios to critique the students’ Design Development presentations. Zach and IA have been mentors for our class this semester, providing a site for the class to visit and field inventory, the documentation for their base building drawings, and previous critiques on their tenant development projects. 


Thursday, October 24, 2019

Interior Design Alumni Reunion

The Interior Design (ID) program held an Alumni Reunion during CVAD Grand Opening on October 12, Saturday. It was a great turn out and wonderful event for our alumni, faculty, and students to meet together in our new facilities. Among many activities, the program demonstrated Virtual Reality, showcased our students work, and recognized our outstanding alumni. Thank you all for your participation and support.

Alumni Reunion 

Alumni Reunion 

Virtual Reality Demonstration

Virtual Reality Demonstration

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Natural Selections Design Center Looking for Showroom Coordinator

Natural Selections Design Center LLC in Carrollton, Texas is looking for a Showroom Coordinator as an immediate need. It is a full time paid position with 8am-5pm M-F. Entry level or Experienced.

We are ideally looking for someone full time, we are not opposed to considering individuals who are finishing up their studies. We want someone who intends to be full-time once available, and intends to stay for a long period.

Natural Selections is a turnkey design center offering high-end tile, hardwood flooring, carpet, hardware, and plumbing products. We also offer design services and installation for our products. We primarily service builders and designers but are open to the public as well. We have a single location, and are a family owned-and-operated company.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree – required, preferably Art or Design related

Responsibilities:
Natural Selections Design Center is looking to hire a new Showroom Coordinator! The ideal candidate is energetic, hard-working, and willing to help customers make their homes more beautiful. The showroom coordinator is responsible for creating and maintaining the first impression of our showroom and services, as well as assisting builders, designers, and homeowners in designing spaces and selecting products to make their dream a reality.

  • Trade and retail sales for large and small scale project
  • Product selection assistance and design advice to customers
  • Speak comfortably on the functional and stylistic benefits of products
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients
  • Provide pricing and material information for products
  • Create drawings and supplementary material for installation
  • Communicate with subcontractors to execute design vision
  • Create budget and selection bids for material and installation
  • Client and vendor communications (face-to-face, email, phone)
  • Ability to drive to job sites and meetings
  • Schedule & meet with vendor representatives to learn about new products
  • Showroom Organization
  • Other duties to be assigned as employment role develops
Skills:
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge in AutoCAD (preferred, not required)
  • Written and Verbal Communications
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to work individually and as a team
  • Organized and Efficient
  • Self-Motivated Attitude
  • Multitasking and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Willingness to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Please email digital resume, portfolio, and cover letter at grace@naturalselections.com

Natural Selections Design Center
2525 Tarpley Rd., Suite #120
Carrollton TX, 75006

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Green Material Speaker for Interior Design Students

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, Allison Berry, Architectural and Design Representative, DFW & Austin, with Benjamin Moore & Co., spoke to the Green Materials Interior Design Topics class about sustainability and paints and coatings. In addition to presenting overall concepts, she discussed technical specification categories and the relationship between performance, durability, VOC content, sustainability and material health initiatives.



Monday, October 21, 2019

Sagora Senior Living Looking for Paid Intern

Sagora Senior Living in Fort Worth is seeking an intern as immediate through at least the Fall semester. Sagora Senior Living is one of the top 50 senior housing operators in the United States offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care services. We are looking for compassionate and caring individuals to join our team to uphold our "Residents First" philosophy. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package along with additional company perks. Minimum of 20 hrs. per week. Paid, $12/hr.

Qualifications:
  • Must be working toward a degree in Interior Design
  • Understanding of interior design concepts
Duties:
  • Assist with tasks and responsibilities related to design and decor
  • Administrative support including paperwork
  • Order supplies, furniture, and decor for communities as approved by VP
  • Assist with decor selection and installation for holidays at communities.
Skills:
  • Knowledge of Bluebeam software is a plus.

Holland Tucker, Recruiter
801 Cherry St., Ste. 2400
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-586-2172

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Gallagher Interiors Looking for Design Assistants

Gallagher Interiors is hiring one or two positions: Design Assistant, Freelance Revit, SketchUp, or CAD OR one person who can do both. This is a part time, contract position with the immediate potential to work with a second designer in the Grapevine area for additional hours if needed. Hours are very flexible – can work around your school schedule and some responsibilities can be done from home.

Gallagher Interiors is a full service residential North Texas interior design studio specializing in whole homes and whole rooms. We help people who are relocating, downsizing, upsizing, updating, or building, accomplish their visions for their homes

Qualifications:
Junior or Senior year of ID degree or recent graduate.

Responsibilities:
Assist the principal designer/owner of a successful residential design firm serving interior design clients in Northwest Dallas, Northeast Tarrant County, and South Denton County areas. Work with vendors and showrooms in those areas, as well as in the Dallas Design District. Responsibilities include sourcing product, running errands, preparing estimates, invoices, and placing orders using Ivy software, helping with installations, organization, and communication with vendors, manufacturers and clients. Other duties as needed. Located in a home studio office in Keller with somewhat flexible weekday hours and some limited work at home hours.

Skills:
  • Must be extremely organized, dependable, detail oriented, interested in design and willing be in a support position while learning.
  • Computer proficient in Word, Power Point and Excel and able to learn and utilize Ivy project management software.
  • A design degree or degree in related field is a plus but not a requirement.
  • CAD or Sketchup proficiency a plus
  • Experience in a related field and/or familiarity with the Dallas Design Center and/or fabric, furniture and tile manufactures and showrooms is a huge plus.
  • Must be able to lift over 30 lbs. (to occasionally lift tiles, fabric rolls, etc.)
  • Must have a driver’s license, running vehicle, and insurance
Send resume, references, and a link to portfolio (if online) to hollgall7@gmail.com

Gallagher Interiors
Holly Gallagher
Keller, TX
817-360-3591

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

IIDA Texas/Oklahoma Chapter Scholarships

The IIDA Texas/Oklahoma Chapter has Tuition Reimbursement and Study Abroad Program Scholarships calls open with a deadline of October 31st, 2019 for submissions.

The tuition reimbursment scholarship is available to Interior Design students within Texas or Oklahoma. Applicants must be graduate students or undergraduates in their 3rd and 4th years at a CIDA accredited university. A total of three (3) grants are available, with each grant totaling $4,000.

The study abroad scholarship is available to Interior Design students within Texas or Oklahoma. Applicants must be graduate students or undergraduates in their 3rd and 4th years at a CIDA accredited university. A total of one (1) grant is available, totaling $4,000.

IIDA Scholarships Details at https://iidatxokscholarships.org/

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Preliminary Reviews on Corporate Project – ID Senior Studio Classes

On October 1, the Interior Design 4630 Space Planning IV studio presented their Preliminary Plan proposals to our A & D mentors for this semester, Zach Weihrich, CVAD ID alum and Interior Designer and Matthew Beam, Design Director, with IA Interior Architects, Dallas. IA has been coordinating with our class this fall, providing a corporate office site space, site inventory field trip and base building documentation.

Preliminary Review

From left: Matthew Beam and Zach Weihrich from IA Interior Architects

Thursday, September 26, 2019

NEWH Dallas Chapter Scholarships

NEWH Dallas Chapter is awarding scholarships to students pursuing a major and career objective within the Hospitality industry.
  • Open to students with a major and career objective within hospitality: (interior design, culinary, hotel management, architecture, etc.)
  • Student must be attending college in: Northern Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri or Kansas
  • Apply before: November 1st, 2019
  • Membership is not required but it is free to students + full-time educators
  • Apply online or by email/mail: http://newh.org/chapter-scholarships/
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Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Antique Floors Searching Trainee Sales Person

Antique Floors, Inc is searching for a trainee sales person to join our team. This opening would suit a design student or recent graduate looking for their first position in a design environment.

Email your resume to newjob@antiquefloors.net


Antique Floors, Inc

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

CVAD Grand Opening Celebration

CVAD Grand Opening is scheduled on October 12, Saturday. Please join the celebration and share this with all your classmates and alumni.

CVAD Grand Opening:
1 – 4 pm on October 12 (Saturday)
1201 W. Mulberry St., Denton, TX 76201
Parking is free in Lot 50

CVAD Building

The Interior Design program is located in the second floor of new CVAD building: ART 255, 258, 260, and 265. We are looking forward to seeing you there.