Our Designers are responsible for creating functional, thoughtful, and site-specific design for a wide variety of Common Desk locations. From space planning and creating design development packages to furniture procurement and color and materials selection, the Designer role spans multiple functions.
Produces CAD space plans, design direction presentations (DD1), design development packages (DD2), and design stories for each location. Assists in casting vision for FF&E selections, art and plant direction, and interior and exterior signage design.
Collaborates with the Head of Design to ensure project design intent follows Common Desk brand standards and best practices and maintains an on-brand project aesthetic appropriate to the market, neighborhood, and program.
Meets with sales reps to identify and select products and vendors that meet brand and financial design standards.
Creates and presents packages to communicate design intent when appropriate.
Oversees and assists in on-site field verification.
Reviews and collaborates with architects on construction document sets to ensure design intent is effectively communicated.
Contributes throughout the construction administration process by attending site visits, reviewing submittals, and approving shop drawings. Value engineering efforts that find creative solutions to retain the Common Desk brand.
Assists team with installation of furniture, fixtures, and art during project launch.
Work with Community Managers in assessing their spaces and suggesting remodels, furniture arrangements, and staging.
Maintain material’s library with assistance of Junior Designer.
Coordinate with Senior Designer on CAD Standards and organization.
You will collaborate with and report to the Head of Design, ensuring project design intent follows Common Desk brand standards and best practices.
You will ideate to produce creative, thoughtful approaches to new location design direction and development.
You will be flexible to work additional hours, as needed.
You will mentor and supervise the Junior Designers and/or Interns.
You will maintain overall design vision and adhere to the Design team’s goals.
You will execute design deliverables to ensure timely delivery of projects.
You will ensure Common Desk’s mission and values are lived out each day as the business scales and grows.
You will foster a workplace that enables all employees to contribute to the company to their fullest potential.
You will work strategically and make decisions with confidence and tact.
You will communicate clearly and effectively to internal Common Desk departments, ownership groups, clients, contractors, architects, and vendors.
You will have a passion and commitment to the business.
You will be a self-starter, dependable, and solution-oriented.
You will operate with understanding, active listening, patience, empathy, and kindness to members and Common Desk staff alike.
You will have a willingness to learn. We share feedback, we get feedback, and we operate in a culture of being open-minded to grow.