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Job Opportunities

Interior Designer

Caribbean Lifestyles by Eloise Gonsalves, a boutique and rapidly expanding interior design company in the Caribbean focusing on both residential and hospitality interiors is seeking a Designer willing to relocate to an idyllic island. Candidate must be highly organized, a self-starter and have the ability to move projects forward independently. They must also have an excellent work ethic, a trained eye and the ability to think strategically. You will collaborate with the design team to produce impactful designs that reflect the colorful, high-end work of the firm and capture and promote our company vision of bringing more beauty and tranquility to the Caribbean.

Apart from a willingness to jump into the ocean at the end of a hot sweaty day, while working on a beachside resort in flip flops and a sarong, the job description, and job requirements include the following:

Daily Responsibilities

  • Project development and design direction
  • Collaborate with team members to launch projects
  • Use feedback from other designers to improve
  • Identify possible job opportunities for the company
  • Researching and shopping for all materials fabrics, finishes, products
  • Obtaining various price options for items
  • follow up on ordered samples making payments and returning samples where required
  • Follow up on shipments and making sure all documents are sent on time to the freight forwarders and brokers.
  • Help start accounts with main design houses in the U.S.
  • Help create design boards
  • Assisting with project installations
  • Interact with clients and keep them informed and abreast of all stages of the project
  • Attend trade shows/markets with designer
  • Maintain a very well organized and functional showroom and reference library
  • Add new catalogs and samples while purging discontinued and outdated catalogs
  • Maintain vendor information in file cabinets to ensure information and pricing lists are accurate and up to date
  • Keep binders updated
  • Assist with phones, when needed
  • Assist with keeping Houzz, Facebook, and Pinterest up to date and current.

Job requirements

  • 3+ years interior design experience
  • AutoCAD, floor plans, elevations, and detailed drawing skills, any 3D software experience
  • Interest in growing the business, honing your skills and taking on increasing responsibility
  • High degree of creativity and personal sense of style
  • Strategic thinker who pays attention to details is very organized and is capable of pitching creative ideas.
  • Punctual and discreet and with a strong sense of integrity
  • Self-motivated with an ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work collaboratively with team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills
  • MS Office/Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop.