Designer trainee - architectural, designer, marketing support role

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Premiere Products Corp
 Virtual
Company Location: Coral Gables, FL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Full-time, Paid

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Description

PPC has been in business for over twenty five years. The other entities, A and D Home design and Pedini Miami have been formed within ten and two years ago respectively. Our group of companies are providers of professional design services and fabricators of fine custom woodwork products. Interior finish furnishings, such as custom cabinetry, tops, appliances, European and closed systems closets, vanities, doors, wall units and varied woodwork architectural elements. Additionally, we are the exclusive representative for fine Italian cabinetry and furnishings and other select products. Our target market is the high end luxury residential with select commercial projects being secondary focus. We sell to the trade and call on the A and D specification community to support their usage and specification of our products in their projects. The management team is made up of business, mechanical and electrical engineers as well as designers and architects. We sell our products by giving our end user and pro trade clients total solution design support services, estimation and consultative sales and marketing support. Our sale and marketing people are seasoned industry veterans and have strong relationships in the market place.

We require a hybrid position from a future graduate architect or designer to get involved in the process from begining to end. To first understand the sales cycle and support such efforts at the site, in our showrooms and at the professional architectural and desing offices so as to lend design and value added support by gaining a thorough knowledge of various products for the new or remodling projects. In addition, to be able to estimate projects and analyse the documentation and bid requirements to provide VE solutions under the supervision of head architects and designers and to provide autocad and other program design services to aid in the sales process of the project. The intern must have strong understanding of the fundamentals of architectural and / or design methodologies and construction.

Responsibilities

Create excel client database from project reports.
Call on builders, architects and designers to verify and compile needed data to create bid documentation.
Design basic kitchens and other woodwork elements under the supervision of head designer or sales person.
Learn manufacturer design programs for vanities and kitchens
Learn millwork basics to render designs and formulate bids
Travel - with sales people to job sites... sporadically - for dimensions and/or photographs or verify field conditions.
Provide clerical and showroom support for sales or designers

Requirements

We are looking for someone who is flexible and can perform various tasks within the time period employed as intern. Have a fundamental working knowledge of design programs like autocad, sketchup, 20/20 and 3d modeling programs. A working (preferably strong ) knowledge of computer utilization and posses organizational skill set. Must have adaptable communication skills to converse with clients. Must be a team player with the drive and desire to learn and study new technical and design information and processes. A permanent employment position is available once intern has proven to be valuable to the organization and we see rapid improvement in their willingness to learn and elevate their position and value to the company.

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