Design Associate I

Employer
Sunrise Senior Living
Location
Mclean, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB OVERVIEW'Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what's right for the resident. For me, that's a big breath of fresh air.' - Sunrise Leader Sunrise Senior Living has an immediate need for a Design Associate I at its corporate office location in McLean, VA (Tysons Corner).RESPONSIBILITIES & QUALIFICATIONS Responsibilities:Learn and understand the Sunrise brand standards and signature design elements and how to incorporate them into the design of projectsLearn and gain an understanding of floor plans and how to produce furniture layouts and space planning within Sunrise signature standardsProduct selection to create and furnish the space including finishes, furniture, accessories, drapery, lighting and other interior elementsManaging reselections of product when necessaryProper management and entry of data into budgets and responsible for lower level approvals of product cost in accordance with predetermined project budgets, and the proper adherence to that budgetManaging daily and weekly task to meet established deadlines for the design team and departmentCreate detailed furniture specifications and fabric/finish selectionsCreate detailed drawing documents for inclusion in design packages for construction and installation of materials and finishesReview of shop drawings and submittals by trades for accuracy to the intended designCompiling of details and specification, use of Excel and acrobat to create installation guides and design presentation using standard templatesData entry into our software systems for processing, and data entry into Microsoft programs for tracking and updating / sharing information for other team membersCommunicate clearly and effectively, with design team and those we design for at Sunrise Senior Living (vendors, contractors, service providers, Sunrise team members, and residents)Working in a design department resources /vendor library to receive exposer to appropriate products in the healthcare field and some organization and ordering of samplesDesigning within the healthcare codes and laws while adhering to brand standardsAttendance and Participation in vendor meeting, department and team meeting, and when appropriate other larger Sunrise CSO meetings, gleaning form them new information in order to better the product or production of the design departmentAbility to participate in some travel (throughout the US and Canada) and assist in installation of products, site assessments, or construction management Qualifications: Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from accredited schoolInterview and portfolio requiredMust be proficient in AutoCADProficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, AdobeUnderstanding of floor plans and how to produce construction documents, furniture layouts and Space planningFamiliar with technical aspects and industry standardsCreativity to design and adhere to varying types of budgetsAbility to combine all selections to create cohesive designs when working in existing conditionsExcellent time management skills as we frequently work on more than one project at a time under demanding deadlinesAbility to work in an open workspace and team environmentHigh attention to detail and organizationAbility to work under pressure of multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment *LI-LH1*CB Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.ABOUT SUNRISESunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise. At Sunrise, you will Make a Difference Every Day We are passionate about our mission - to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest. Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive CommunityThe care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best. Ignite Your PotentialWe believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.