TITLE: JSD Designer
February 7th, 2023
STATUS: Full-time, on-location (headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI.)
REPORTS TO: Senior Designers

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide support for senior designers on all Jean Stoffer Design (JSD) interior selections
  • Manages communication with clients, senior designers, procurement and cabinetry specialists, and manufacturers/vendors in a fast-paced team environment
  • Fosters positive relationships with clients, senior designers, and other team members to create a smooth design process as a reflection of JSD
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Designer Responsibilities:
    • Select initial furniture and decor
    • Diagram selections using AutoCAD & Google Drive spreadsheets
    • Present selections to senior designers for approval
    • Create presentations with approved selections
    • Present selections to clients in a compelling way
    • Process necessary documentation to price and place the orders
    • Keep an organized record of all documents in client files
  • Oversee aspects of assigned JSD projects
  • Manage communications with JSD senior designers and clients on furniture and decor, making any necessary client revisions, and offering suggestions and solutions to senior designers based on design changes or client needs.
  • Seek out and develop new sources for furniture products that align with the JSD aesthetic.
  • Correspond with customers regarding their custom orders and regularly update customers on backorders.
  • Provide custom quotes to customers when needed.
  • Supervise and coordinate material, furniture, and accessory deliveries, creating solutions and processes to effectively and efficiently coordinate multiple JSD projects.
  • Assist the senior designers in styling for reveals of the Established Home, JSD video and photography shoots and other special events.

Experience, Skills and Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Skilled AutoCad drafter
  • Knowledge of, and experience in design, with a focus on furnishings
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and a self-starter
  • Great eye for detail, proportion, and a well-honed ability to create aesthetically pleasing designs using JSD standards
  • Established ability to manage multiple priorities and clients in a fast-paced business environment
  • Experienced in high-end client services
  • Professional and polished communication and customer service skills; in person, on the telephone, or in writing
  • Willingness to grow in the position and take on additional responsibility, as required
  • Ability to excel in a situation where teamwork is the rule
  • Proven ability to relate with excellence to people from a wide range of backgrounds, values, ethnicities, cultures, and ages

Depending on qualifications
Please send a resume and cover letter to Julia Fletcher