We are seeking a Design Intern to join our team of creative professionals in Naperville, IL.
If you are coachable, outgoing, friendly, a self-starter, and looking to join a team, this may be the position for you! See below for more…
Finished Basement Company is the nation’s largest firm specializing in basement design and finish. RE…REthink REmodel (http://www.rethinkremodel.com) is the upstairs residential remodel division of our firm. We have been specializing in this wonderful niche for over 17 years and look forward to growing our team! Twice voted as one of the Best Places to Work by Professional Builder magazine, we offer a workplace where we:
- Surround ourselves with talented, ambitious, and creative people who get things done
- Are fanatically devoted to customer service
- Are fanatically devoted to our employees
Because our team does what they do so well, we have been featured in numerous local and national publications, including the History Channel show, Modern Marvels. We have busy design centers in Maple Grove, Minnesota, Naperville, IL and Denver, Colorado.
If you were to join our team, you would be working with our award-winning design and construction team creating spaces that become the most fun part of a home. We have been awarded the prestigious national awards, including the coveted Chrysalis award, and local design and construction honors through NARI and home builders’ associations. While some clients like funky design, others prefer traditional spaces. Overall, it’s never the same and always a challenge to create the perfect space… a space that the client loves and a space that sells!
Position Description: Our Interns support our Designers throughout the entire design process. Our Designers provide incredible customer service by working with our homeowners from the initial consultation through space planning and selections, and keeping periodic contact through the project’s construction.
What Our Designers and Interns Do: Our Designers play the central role in the sale of our projects. They work in a team environment creating and designing award-winning basements. They creatively design projects under firm timelines in a highly collaborative team environment. As such, they integrate their designs across multiple departments including estimating and project management.
Our Interns will support the Designer as needed in meeting initially with a homeowner, create an as-built of the space, and thereafter run the future meetings with homeowners wherein they communicate the features and benefits of their designs. Our Designers meet with homeowners in the Finished Basement Company Showroom and in our homeowners’ homes. The Designer’s ultimate goal is to sell their design to the clients within Finished Basement Company’s timelines.
Hours: This role is 20-40 hours per week.
Position Requirements: The successful candidate MUST possess the following:
- Working towards or has a degree in architecture, space planning, and/or interior design.
- CAD experience, Chief Architect experience ideal.
- a current portfolio.
- the desire to learn and execute the Finished Basement Company design process.
- previous experience or ability to thrive in a highly collaborative team environment with fixed deadlines.
- This role is a paid internship or for educational credits.
- No health benefits are available for this temporary position.