Interior Design Assistant (Summer Internship)

Perkins+Will

Customer Support Internship

Description

An Architectural Design Assistant provides assistance throughout the building design process, including programming, preparation of design and construction documents, presentation materials, schematic design, design development and contract documents, model building, renderings and construction administration activities under routine guidance.

DESIGN

  • Assists in preparation of drawings for schematic design and design development.
  • Assists in developing design sketches, renderings, models and graphics for presentation materials.
  • Provides design support to project team members, which may include computer modeling, model building and renderings.
  • Compiles data and performs elementary design computations.
  • Adheres to firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and sustainability.


TECHNICAL

  • Assists in preparation of contract documents including details, sections, elevations and schedules.
  • Assists in production of amendments, addenda and bulletins.
  • Performs routine area calculations according to specified standards.
  • May assist in conduction of field observations to monitor progress of construction.
  • Performs tasks according to Perkins and Will Project Delivery Manual.


MANAGEMENT

  • Organizes and plans accordingly to execute tasks.
  • Self-checks work for accuracy, omissions and legibility.

Qualifications for a successful candidate:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Previous internship experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of architectural principles and theory associated with project design and construction materials and methods
  • Knowledge of Revit, 3D computer modeling and graphic design
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)