Senior Interior Designer

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Department: Design/Creative

Office: Home Office

Location: West Springfield, MA

Job Description

Aspen Square Management is seeking an Interior Designer to join our National Design Team and become part of a creative and dynamic team that works closely to achieve the successful renovation and re-branding of multi-family housing assets within the Aspen Square Management portfolio.  As a leader in the Real Estate Investment industry, Aspen has a sixty-year track record of exceptional success in owning and managing apartment complexes nationally.  The company provides a fast-paced, collaborative work environment, the ability to travel coast-to-coast, an autonomous structure, competitive compensation, and full benefits. 

Our National Designers play a crucial role in company success by truly transforming apartment complexes into warm, inviting, and luxurious communities that our residents are proud to call home.  They work collaboratively with our Management and Construction Teams to accomplish company goals and are given the ability to make high-level design decisions.  Our design position provides a unique opportunity to experience both the residential and commercial design worlds in a lucrative and exciting industry.  This is a rare opportunity for a qualified candidate who is looking to build a lasting career in design.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess aesthetic challenges of newly acquired properties with the Management & Operation Construction Teams
  • Design and implement creative temporary solutions as part of the initial re-branding process before major renovations take place
  • Manipulate Architectural As-Built Plans in Revit for Office and amenity buildings undergoing future renovations
  • Re-design all spaces to create an ideal functional layout with modern amenities that will appeal to current and prospective residents
  • Quickly learn the target demographic and region in order to successfully reposition new assets
  • Create Design Specification Packets in Revit (with detailed plans for items such as electrical locations, lighting, & custom-built furniture) for construction teams to use as a guide in conjunction with architectural drawings during property renovations
  • Source and order specialty project materials, furniture, and fixtures through various vendors
  • Install final office/amenity renovation details with the support of the on-site construction teams (furniture placement, artwork/drapery hanging, accessorizing)
  • Assess apartment home finishes for properties undergoing unit remodels (countertops, backsplash tiles, cabinets, flooring, lighting)
  • Design and install full and partial model apartment homes to be showcased to potential renters
  • Prepare and stage properties alongside a team of photographers and videographers during marketing photo/video shoots
  • Exterior design work, including full property paint jobs with on-site crews specifying items such as stonework, new lighting, pool furniture layout & design, and signage design to elevate the overall curb appeal
  • Coordinate with a team of landscape designers to create overall interior/exterior flow

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a design-related field preferred
  • 2-5 years minimum professional experience in design-related field
  • Ability to travel to property sites nationally (1-2 trips per month, 3-5 days out, travel schedule is often flexible)
  • Must reside within a commutable distance to West Springfield, MA
  • Proficient skills in Revit preferred
  • Must be tech-savvy
  • Thrives in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Flexible and can collaborate well within a team dynamic
  • Able to take a hands-on approach during design installations
  • Strong leadership and communication skills for directing on-site teams

Compensation

  • Competitive salary & bonus structure
  • Full benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending plan, 401k retirement plan; paid holidays & vacation time

To Apply:

Submit your resume and cover letter online. Use our optional video feature in the application to introduce yourself and let us know why you would be a fantastic addition to the team.

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