Christopher Architecture and Interiors is looking for an experienced, talented Project Designer and Interior Designer to join our Interior Design team in Birmingham, AL. 

Christopher Architecture & Interiors is a luxury, high-end design firm specializing in Custom Residential, Boutique Commercial and Estate & Land Planning. It is our mission to inspire, create, nourish and stimulate a broader appreciation for excellence in design and its importance to individuals and societies. Our award-winning, multi-disciplined staff is uniquely qualified and passionate about creating transformative designs. We are looking for people with passion and commitment to join our Marketing team in supporting all divisions of CAI. 

Project Designer

Candidates must have the following skills:
– Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and/or Interior Architecture
– 3+ years of residential interior design experience
– Produce high-quality project design deliverables in both FF&E and construction documents
– AutoCAD proficiency required; SketchUp helpful
– Organized, efficient and able to work well with others
– Strong professional skills and a positive attitude
– Excellent communication skills

Duties to include:
– Develop design solutions with interior designer
– Assist with project from design concept to completion
– Coordinate internally with project architect, contractor and project consultants
– Research concepts and materials to support the design team
– Conduct site visits, create field reports and disseminate to the team once approved
– Produce construction documents and specifications
– Assist in preparation and participate in client presentations
– Correspond with clients daily
– Assist in the selection of furniture, materials, décor, and finishes
– Work with interior designer to ensure all budget, schedule and client expectations are met
– Travel to remote job sites
– Assist with purchasing, tracking, and scheduling deliveries
– Assist with installations, staging, and photoshoots
– Organize and maintain materials library
– Attend trade shows
– Meet with reps and maintain good-standing relationships

Interior Designer

Candidates must have the following skills:
– Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and/or Interior Architecture
– 5+ years relevant interior design experience
– Project design deliverables in both FF&E and construction documents
– AutoCAD proficiency required
– NCIDQ accredited
– Organized, efficient and able to work well with and lead others
– Strong professional skills and a positive attitude
– Excellent communication skills

Duties to include:
– Define project requirements and develop design criteria with clients
– Undertake design project from concept to completion
– Coordinate internally with Project Architect, contractor and project consultants
– Conduct site visits and attend construction meetings
– Produce construction documents and specifications
– Review shop drawings and submittals for approval
– Co-manage interior design team alongside Project Designer to ensure all budget, schedule and client expectations are met
– Correspond with clients weekly
– Select furniture, materials, décor, and finishes
– Travel to remote job sites
– Be on-site for major installations, staging, and photoshoots
– Attend trade shows
– Meet with reps and maintain good-standing relationships
– Market to new clients and maintain existing client relationships

Please submit a resume and portfolio along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to jobs@christopherai.com with “Project Designer” or “Interior Designer” in the subject line. Please do not send attachments exceeding 5 MB. Responses without a cover letter will be discarded without review. No phone calls, please.