Interior Design Associate

Interior Design Associate

  • Full Time
  • Temporary / Seasonal
  • Truckee
Tahoe Modern
12030 Donner Pass Road #1-526

About Tahoe Modern

Tahoe Modern is looking for an Interior Design Associate to join our growing team in Truckee, CA. In this position you will be working under the lead designer(s) to help with sourcing furniture, building proposals, and leading the purchasing. This is a multi-faceted position, in a small team environment, which will give you the opportunity to have a real influence on the finished product.

We are looking for a candidate who has a good design eye and experience working in a professional interior design organization. The ideal candidate is a critical thinker, problem-solver, fast learner, and an awesome team player. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Gather all relevant onsite (in-home) information, measurements, and notes needed to build a detailed digital mock-up of the property. 
  • Work with members of the team and our clients to develop design proposals
  • Maintain internal design library, source, and sample new products, and manage vendor relationships 
  • Assist with purchasing and tracking. 
  • Assist with on-site installations working closely with clients, suppliers, and contractors to assure all designs and operating standards are being met.
  • Run errands and make deliveries around the Reno/Tahoe/Truckee/ area


Technical Skills 

  • Strong computer skills, willingness to learn new programs, and basic understanding of CAD. (Must be able to quickly and accurately construct and manipulate a floorplan) 
  • Ability to put together top-notch digital presentations 
  • Proficient knowledge of GSuite apps and Adobe suite is required


Interpersonal Skills

  • Proactive: able to easily flag solve, and communicate issues.
  • Must be organized, and demonstrate the ability to direct and lead projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential and must be able to present yourself well with clients and vendors
  • Bring a “can-do” attitude, smile under pressure, and wear a variety of hats that are often required when operating a small business. 

Experience & Requirements:  College-level degree. 1-3+ years work experience performing a majority of the duties listed above, preferably in a design environment. Reliable car with valid CA driver’s license preferred


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