Interior Design Assistant

  • Ohana Design & Build
  • Park City, UT, USA
  • Jun 25, 2024
Full time Design

Job Description

Interior Design Assistant |   Job Description 

About Ohana Design & Build 

Ohana Design & Build is a custom home-building, architecture, and interior design firm with extensive experience in building luxury homes in the U.S. and abroad. With four offices across the U.S. and Mexico, our team of 100+ skilled individuals offer a full-service design and build process that puts our clients’ needs and perspectives first, from initial concept to finishing interior touches. Ohana Design & Build’s parent company, Ohana Real Estate Investors (Ohana) is a vertically integrated, SEC-registered firm that acquires, finances and develops high-quality real estate in urban and resort markets with nearly $3B in AUM and over $4B in total investments to date. 


Your Opportunity 

Ohana Design & Build is looking for a detail-oriented, multitasking Interior Design Assistant to join our Design Services Team as we continue to expand our presence and portfolio in Park City, UT. The right candidate for the job loves an exciting, project-based environment, and thrives on variety. The Interior Design Assistant must be able to effectively manage assigned tasks and projects through to completion, function independently in a dynamic small office environment and on construction sites, and work collaboratively with remote teammates across different office locations.  

In this role, you will be aiding the Assistant Design Manager with managing multiple interior design tasks and projects on a daily basis. A knack for organization, attention to detail, problem-solving and effective communication is a must. The right candidate is enthusiastic about interior design, capable of efficiently working on both assigned and self-directed tasks to bring projects to successful completion, and is eager to learn. You should be fluent in Autodesk AutoCAD or Revit, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word, and Adobe Photoshop or InDesign.  

An Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or a related field is preferred, but industry experience alone will be considered. At least one year of experience in an entry level design role is required. This position will report to the Assistant Design Manager. Candidate must live near or be willing to relocate to the Park City, UT area.  

Key Responsibilities  

In the role of Interior Design Assistant, you will perform the following tasks based on direction from the Assistant Design Manager and with guidance from Designers and Project Managers.  

  • Use Studio Designer software to enter, verify, and update project data with a focus on FFE including specifications, pricing, and vendor details 

  • Create and modify furniture floorplans and interior elevations in AutoCAD or Revit  

  • Create and modify PowerPoint presentations, utilizing Photoshop and/or InDesign 

  • Use Microsoft Excel to generate and update project schedules  

  • Monitor status of FFE purchase orders and proposals 

  • Complete Work In Progress reports 

  • Attend client presentations , take notes and assist with executing follow-up items 

  • Assist with scheduling client meetings and sending project updates 

  • Attend site visits to help identify areas that need verification and coordinate actual FFE dimensions with final plan, confirm FFE and finish details, meet with vendors, etc.  

  • Assist with budget preparation to include quoting, pricing, negotiation, data entry and proposal generation for all FFE 

  • Order and organize project and library samples, prepare visual support materials 

  • Document all aspects of design process and file data according to departmental standards 

  • Assist with project installations, generate punch list report and follow up to solve all issues 


Qualifications and Traits 

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or a related field preferred 

  • At least one year of relevant project management experience required 

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or Revit 

  • Graphics skills; proficiency in InDesign or Photoshop 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines and manage multiple projects 

  • Proven organizational and follow-through skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and enjoys being part of the team 

  • Ability to understand and execute directives in a clear, concise and timely manner 

  • Ability to break down processes into simple manageable tasks  

  • Ability to remain focused to self-direct day to day tasks to achieve departmental goals 



Salary dependent on experience. Benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, employer-paid holiday and vacation days, 401k matching, discretionary bonus. 


To Apply 

Please send your resume to: 

Anna Pillman 

Ohana is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local law