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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Project Designer Position at Furniture Marketing Group

Full time Project Designer position available with Haworth’s largest, global contract furniture dealer. For those who are interested in this position, please contact Gina Luck at gluck@wave-fcm.com or 214-556-4714.

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.  Estimates material requirements, costs, and presents designs for client review, approval and implementation.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  A Bachelor's degree (BA) from a four-year college or university or a minimum of 2-years related work experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and algebra.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Monday, November 28, 2016

NCIDQ FUNDAMENTALS EXAMINATION (IDFX ONLY)



NCIDQ FUNDAMENTALS EXAMINATION (IDFX ONLY) IS NOW OPEN TO:
4TH YEAR BACHELOR DEGREE SEEKING INTERIOR DESIGN STUDENTS
NEW GRADUATES
& EMERGING PROFESSIONALS
BEFORE EARNING WORK EXPERIENCE.

Looking to jump start your career? An ideal way to standout to prospective employers is by demonstrating you are solidly on the path toward professional certification. You can do that by taking the IDFX ONLY exam.

And, as an added benefit, IDFX ONLY approved applicants are given a special IDFX ONLY timeline of 4 exam windows (which begins immediately following their application approval) to successfully take and pass the Fundamentals Exam. Passing IDFX ONLY scores will remain valid while you earn the required work experience necessary to finish the certification process by passing the Professional (IDPX) and Practicum (PRAC) sections of the exam.

Full information on the NCIDQ Examination and Certification and detailed instructions on applying for IDFX ONLY or the NCIDQ Examination in its entirety can be found on the website: www.cidq.org

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Part-Time Librarian Intern

lauckgroup is an interior architecture firm with offices in Dallas, Austin and Houston. We are a firm with approximately 50 full-time staff and work regionally, nationally and internationally. lauckgroup’s work focuses on high touch projects with a hand crafted design approach. Projects are highly detailed and require integration of multiple consultants, furniture and architectural elements. Project size and scope vary from 5,000 to 1,000,000 square feet.

Location: Based in Dallas office, requiring coordination with staff in all offices (Dallas, Austin, Houston)

Position Summary
Student interns will have the opportunity to work in an interior architecture firm with registered architects and interior designers. Library maintenance and vendor relations will be the main functions of this position.
• Rotate new products and keep products up to date
• Schedule library updates with reps
• Schedule product presentations
• Update contact list as needed
• Refiling of materials
• Manage and update discontinued items
• Reorganize library sections as needed
• Assemble finish binders
• Organize ZERO LANDFILL in fall / spring – research other recycling opportunities

Skills gained from the position:
• Gain an understanding of materials in the commercial design market.
• Learn to differentiate products by project type, aesthetic and durability. Product applications for a variety of design sectors such as: corporate, tech, higher education, law and hospitality applications.
• Network with others in the design community
• Attend CEU’s

Compensation
$12/hour
Paid parking

Please send your resume to:

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

IIDA Texas Oklahoma Chapter Scholarships & Grant

Please visit the following website for an opportunity for students to apply for tuition reimbursement, study abroad scholarships and a grant. All award submissions are due by November 18, 2016.



Monday, October 10, 2016

ART Building After-Hour Access (Note: Accessible with ID CARD ONLY)

From October 10th, CVAD will activate the swipe card readers on the exterior of the Art Building. CVAD students, faculty and staff will have the ability to swipe into the Art Building for after-hours access.

Weekdays After-Hour starting at 11 pm (ART Building)
Weekends After-Hour starting at 10 pm (ART Building)

The Art Building will have a building monitor scheduled to work weekdays from 5pm – 11pm and weekends from noon – 5pm. Another Building monitor will be scheduled to work in the Welch St. modular until 10pm during weekends. That monitor will provide support to the Art Building as needed. The ART building will automatically lock after the building monitors shift and access will only be granted through the swipe card readers.

Students, to be granted access to the building you must be enrolled in a CVAD course. Also, if you are a returning student and your UNT ID card is older than 5 years you may need a new UNT ID card. Please visit Student Accounting and University Cashiering Services at the Eagle Student Services Center to receive a new UNT ID card.

How to get your UNT Student ID card
1. Go to the 1st Floor of the Eagle Student Services Center on the Denton Campus. ID Systems is located at the Student Accounting office, room 105.
2. Provide us with your UNT EMPL ID Number (8 Digit Number that students can locate online at my.unt.edu by clicking on "Student Center" and then "Demographic Data" under the "Personal Information" section). Let us know which card works best for you.
3. Students selecting the Standard Card will have their picture taken and will receive their ID card.

CVAD Students, faculty and staff that are unable to swipe into the building after-hours next week with a current UNT ID card will need to visit the key shop on campus. The key shop is located on the NE corner of Sycamore Hall and can only be accessed from the exterior of the building. The key shop will verify that the magnetic swipe on the back of your ID card is coded correctly. The key shop hours are Monday – Friday 8am-5pm.

The following rooms will remain locked after the posted hours or last scheduled class.
• CVAD Computer Lab Classrooms (last scheduled class)
• CVAD Main Computer Lab (posted hours)
• Woodshop (posted hours)
• Metals and Jewelry (posted hours)
• Art Education Room 322 (last scheduled class)
• Gallery Room 113 (posted building monitor hours)
• FabLab (posted hours)
• Photo Documentation Room 314 (posted hours)

Tyler York
Facilities Resource Manager
College of Visual Arts and Design
University of North Texas

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Havertys Furniture Entry Level Positions Available

Havertys Furniture focuses on space planning, fabric selection, accessory trends in residential interior design. Available positions are full time and entry level as immediate openings in Ft Worth, Mesquite, College Station, and San Angelo. Contact Madison Lynn for other potential openings. Recent Design Graduates would qualify. ASID preferred, not required. Responsibilities are to use Havertys room planning software and merchandise to provide Havertys Customers and Sales Associates with design services. Skills for candidate are initiative, dependable, and looking to use creativity with 8-12 customer projects a week. 40 hours a week. Flexible schedule is driven by customers’ needs. Base pay plus bonus on delivered sales.

Our customer is a design oriented customer. To service that customer, our company has one to two designers in our stores to partner with our Sales Associates to provide house calls and in store appointments. Our company is always looking for talented and creative individuals to join our team!

Send resume, cover letter, and portfolio to MLynn@Havertys.com

Madison Lynn, Western Region Design Manager
Havertys Furniture
770 Gateway Blvd.
Coppell, TX 75019