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Our success and industry recognition is the result of our team’s amazing work ethic, customer service, and relentless curiosity that drives innovation. Our work is fast-paced and our standards are high. We are many parts that work and learn together, creating forward-thinking solutions for our customers. We cultivate a work environment that is welcoming, fulfilling, personal growth-oriented, safe … and we’ve been known to have a few spontaneous BBQ’s!

Our mission is to use creativity, craftsmanship and exceptional service in every partnership to promote success for our customers, our people and our community.

Please browse our open positions below to find what is right for you. If you are looking for your next career move we want to hear from you!

Contract & Freelance Opportunities

We are proactive about building a network of trusted and reliable contract designers.

Our network is comprised of professionals with interior design, architecture and graphic design backgrounds. Qualified candidates possess the required CAD skill set, demonstrate high-level communication and respect deadlines.

Work Type

  • Roll-out Contractor Bid Sets and Décor Drawings (CAD elevations & plans)
  • Interior Design – interior finish selection, lighting, millwork detailing
  • Environmental / Graphic Design

Compatible software

  • Software knowledge required includes Autocad and/or Revit
  • Graphics software (such as CorelDraw or Adobe Illustrator) and 3D (such as SketchUp)
  • (contract employees must have own professional software licenses)

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Design Project Leader

Overall position description with general areas of responsibility:

The primary function of a Design Project Leader is to support Architectural Design Project Managers (ADPM) in executing CAD or Corel drawings and project tasks, while beginning to manage a client’s portfolio of projects by successfully meeting client program goals, and maintaining design responsibility for all program aspects. This role is directly involved in the design and manufacturing of products and begins to be the primary link between D|Fab, the Account Executive, and the client regarding design and responsible for design efficiencies.  Our Design Project Leaders should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and need to show confidence in their work, yet work with creative and constructive review. Must be proficient in 3D modeling and rendering software.  Knowledge in AutoCAD(required), SketchUp, Illustrator or Corel is needed.

Essential functions of Design Project Leader:

  • Use D|FAB drawing standards and processes
  • Develop décor write-up for estimating projects
  • Communicate directly with clients, architects, and contractors as required, as a project evolves.
  • Oversee multiple individual but related design/décor projects within the client’s program.
  • Begin to strategically plan, manage, develop, implement and oversee projects, deadlines and priorities to ensure timely completion.
  • Meet deadlines given to you by ADPM or other management team members, and to communicate fully when deadlines may not be met. Plan for solutions.
  • Brainstorm / collaborate / problem-solve in a team effort or individually
  • Review or initiate and check décor write-ups for estimating department to use for quoting product. Discussing the scope of work for project w/ Account Executive.
  • Interpret client’s established décor package(s) on a store-by-store basis and make design decisions that stay within the recognized guidelines
  • Expand shop drawing details or generate new details in Corel as deemed necessary for manufacturing on a store-by-store basis
  • Prepare conceptual, construction & shop drawings, finish boards, specifications, etc. as needed for presentation to client
  • Generate take-off quantities and lineal feet of product required
  • Communicate concerns and questions to the client relative to maintaining the design intent of an established décor package
  • Work directly with manufacturing to adjust / modify designs as required once they are in production, and maintain design intent / integrity
  • Maintain and regularly update client’s décor book(s) as revisions occur
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Developed client verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be detailed-oriented
  • Ability to demonstrate a high-level of organization
  • Ability to demonstrate prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Practical knowledge of retail design and architecture, and creative skill set to develop directional signage, graphics and themed interiors
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
  • Basic graphics & signage material knowledge
  • A keen mind that pays strong attention to detail and has the ability to design for manufacturing across a diverse set of projects
  • Strong sensitivity to aesthetics and design intent
  • A compelling interest in manufacturing processes and continuous improvement.
  • Familiarity with precision metal fabrication, extrusions, composites, and woodworking, and acrylics.
  • Knowledge of décor and millwork manufacturing and fabrication techniques, tools and materials preferred
  • Knowledge of graphics production processes preferred
  • 3D design (Corel or Adobe Illustrator): 3 years Preferred
  • Adobe Creative Cloud/Creative Suite: 3 years Preferred
  • AutoCAD: 3 years Required
  • Field survey existing space, gather reference photos, critical dimensions, etc.
  • Possible site visits on local projects during construction to address problem issues as they arise
  • Evaluation of space after Décor is installed, including final walkthrough for punch list items, finish photos, etc.

Working conditions

  • This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop floor.

Direct reports

  • None

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Design Project Manager

Overall position description with general areas of responsibility:

The primary function of a Design Project Manager (DPM) is to manage a client’s portfolio of projects by successfully meeting client program goals, and maintaining design responsibility for all program aspects. This role is directly involved in the design and manufacturing of products and is the primary link between d|fab, the Account Executive, the Program Manager and the client regarding design and responsible for design efficiencies.  Our DPM’s should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, and need to show confidence in their work, yet work with creative and constructive review. Must be proficient in 3D modeling and rendering software.  Knowledge in AutoCAD(required), SketchUp, Illustrator or Corel is needed.

Essential functions of design project manager:

  • Communicate directly with clients, architects, and contractors as required, as a project evolves
  • Oversee design standards on multiple individual but related design/décor projects within the client’s program.
  • Work with Program Manager and possible Project Manager to bring projects in on time, to cost, to specifications, and to client’s quality expectations.
  • Define and discuss project scopes with program teams
  • Brainstorm / collaborate / problem-solve in a team effort or individually
  • Work with Studio Management to facilitate the coordination of other program needs with available resources.
    • Coordinate and assign work when/if team is available.
  • Review or initiate and check décor write-ups for estimating department to use for quoting product. Discussing the scope of work for project w/ Account Executive.
  • Communicate with the account executive, and act as an in-house design liaison for account executive and client
  • Interpret client’s established décor package(s) on a store-by-store basis and make design decisions that stay within the recognized guidelines
  • Expand shop drawing details or generate new details in Corel as deemed necessary for manufacturing on a store-by-store basis
  • Prepare conceptual, construction & shop drawings, finish boards, specifications, etc. as needed for presentation to client
  • Generate take-off quantities and lineal feet of product required
  • Communicate concerns and questions to the client relative to maintaining the design intent of an established décor package
  • Assist PM, OPM and Installation manager as needed during install phase (ex. review site photos of problems, work out problems w/ installers via phone calls)
  • Work directly with manufacturing to adjust / modify designs as required once they are in production, and maintain design intent / integrity
  • Maintain and regularly update client’s décor book(s) as revisions occur
  • Other duties as assigned by a manager or supervisor
  • A sense of humor and zest for life is an additional plus.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Excellent client verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to project manage and be detailed-oriented
  • Ability to demonstrate a high-level of organization
  • Ability to demonstrate prioritization and problem-solving skills
  • Practical knowledge of retail design and architecture, and creative skill set to develop directional signage, graphics and themed interiors
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings
  • Basic graphics & signage material knowledge
  • A keen mind that pays strong attention to detail and has the ability to design for manufacturing across a diverse set of projects
  • Strong sensitivity to aesthetics and design intent
  • A compelling interest in manufacturing processes and continuous improvement.
  • Familiarity with precision metal fabrication, extrusions, composites, and woodworking, and acrylics.
  • Knowledge of décor and millwork manufacturing and fabrication techniques, tools and materials: 2 years Required
  • Knowledge of graphics production processes: 2 years Required
  • 3D design (Corel or Adobe Illustrator): 3 years Preferred
  • Adobe Creative Cloud/Creative Suite: 3 years Required
  • AutoCAD: 3 years Required
  • Site Visits May be required
  • Field survey existing space, gather reference photos, critical dimensions, etc.
  • Possible site visits on local projects during construction to address problem issues as they arise
  • Evaluation of space after Décor is installed, including final walkthrough for punch list items, finish photos, etc.

Working conditions

  • This position requires some evening and weekend hours.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop floor.
    Direct reports
  • None

Submit Resume

Design Project Assistant

Do you have experience creating multi-material products? Do you want to learn? You would learn about
and assist in creating design and decor products out of a variety of materials including, MDF, plywood,
acrylic, solid surface, sheet metal, aluminum extrusions, laminate panels and much more.

Overall position description with general areas of responsibility:
The primary functions of a Design Project Assistant are to support Architectural Design Project Managers &
Leads in executing CAD drawings and project tasks, and to develop knowledge of manufacturing, materials
and write-ups.

Essential functions of Design Project Assistant:
Assist Design Staff w/ tasks
• Interpret client’s established décor package(s) on a store-by-store basis and make design decisions
that stay within the recognized guidelines
• Assist designers with conceptual drawings, finish boards, specifications, etc. as needed for
presentation to client
• Develop complete drawing sets to include:
o Cover sheets with décor materials list and color key
o Interior elevations with décor, finish notes and details as required
o Develop plans for overhead décor, flooring, lighting and soffits
o Building & décor section cuts as required
• Generate take-off quantities and lineal feet of product required
• Color boards and presentation materials
• Assist designers with color matching
• Assist designers with copies, distribution of production drawings, and errands as required
• Coordinate product/material request forms, and send them to clients
Computer Skill Development
• Increase knowledge of drafting, graphic and office software suites
o 3D design (Corel or Adobe Illustrator)
o Adobe Creative Cloud/Creative Suite
o AutoCAD
• Adjustment of redlined drawings
Develop knowledge of Manufacturing Processes & Materials
• Learn to use D|FAB drawing standards and processes
• Develop décor write-up for estimating projects
• Expand details or generate new details as necessary for manufacturing on a store-by-store basis
• Prepare master detail drawings for roll-out programs
• Learn to handle roll out programs to assist sales staff with processing orders.

Introduction to Design
• Development of concept presentations and quote write-ups for signage and small retail spaces,
including elevations.
• Communicate w/ sales staff to execute design and presentation.

Site Visits – (may be required)
• Field survey local existing spaces, gather reference photos, critical dimensions, etc.
• Possible site visits on local projects during construction to address problem issues as they arise
• Evaluation of local space after Décor is installed, including final walkthrough for punch list items,
finish photos, etc.

Working conditions
• This position may require some evening and weekend hours.
• Safety glasses must be worn at all times when working with team members on the shop floor.

Direct reports
• None

Submit Resume