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3D DESIGNER/INDUSTRIAL/RETAIL FIXTURE DESIGNER

Chandler, Inc k

Saint Paul, MN

Jun 9
Job Description

The 3D Designer is responsible for all creative for a specific group of accounts to include staff supervision and work production. Will plan, develop and execute original creative projects. Provide leadership, motivation and conveys the vision to staff while maintaining a hands-on and flexible approach to managing deliverables and deadlines. Collaborate with account teams to assure appropriate creative strategies, adequacy/accuracy of input, schedules, budgets, production support, necessary reviews, and client presentations.

Design and Documentation

• Defines and documents client goals and requirements in terms of scope, schedule, and budget for the project

• Specify and document project materials and details

• Prepares Design time estimate and partners with Account manager in communicating estimate to client

• Establish & maintain strong working relationships with other creative team members.

• Takes ownership and ensures quality in all creative work

• Keeps abreast of industry trends and changes in retail design

• Anticipate work needs.



Communication and Process

• Communicate with all team members, and review that design intent is maintained through the manufacturing process. This includes but is not limited to, delivery, productivity, quality, cost and safety.

• Communicate with Engineers, Shop Personnel & Project Managers to develop, maintain and oversee best practice building methods for projects.

• Contributes to the team environment by coordinating with peers, resolving conflicting priorities and doing what is best for Chandler and our clients

• Follows company processes and works toward improvements through the development of efficient business processes

Design Project Management

• Overseas design process on assigned projects that may include; 3d Designers and Graphic Designers.

• Monitor to ensure that project team members are adhering to client budgets and meeting timeline milestones.

• Determines schedule, budget, procedures, and potential risks for project completion

Client Relations

• Manage day-to-day relationships with clients and numerous internal stakeholders.

• Solicit New Business opportunities, Identify and cultivate potential new customers and new projects with existing customers, suggest new projects, i.e. generate more business with existing customers.

• Communicate with client to understand design needs and propose design solutions.

Project Completion

• Completes each project on time and to Chandler standards. Is willing to do what it takes to maintain Chandler reputation and exceed client expectations

• Reviews and ensures quality and completion of all design project documentation

• Confirms delivery of final product. Follows-up with client to ensure client satisfaction



Requirements
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• BA Degree in exhibit / Interior / Industrial Design

• 5-7 years of experience in 3D design field

• Experience working in a client facing role



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

• Expertise in using 3D design software, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign (Solidworks Preferred)

• Solid knowledge of materials, technologies, construction techniques in industry

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• The ability to take initiative with limited direction and oversight

• Advanced organizational skills

• Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

• Excellent problem solving skills and high attention to detail

• Exceptional customer service skills

• Ability to work under pressure in a tight deadline environment

Application Details

For Questions, please contact Kim Manske at 651-389-5969

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Chandler, Inc

Chandler’s in-house design team offers a variety of services that are competitive with leading design and advertising agencies. They will take your visions and translate them into tangible retail fixtures or branded environments that are designed to elevate brands and sales. Our talented designers work closely with our in-house engineering group to offer; not only a design that is appealing, but which is also efficient and functions within your environment. Once the initial design is worked out, we provide conceptual design options, with design refinements, as the project develops. The final drawing or prototype is approved before heading to fabrication. Coupled with Chandler’s in-house fabrication capabilities for millwork, painting, simple metal, consolidating and kitting, allows Chandler to execute high-end, complex projects time and again, with success. At Chandler, our customers have the advantage.