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Job: Senior Interior Designer - Store Design & Construction

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Job Description

Art Van Furniture, the Midwest’s premier furniture and mattress retailer and one of America’s top 20 furniture retailers, is growing very rapidly.  Our growth has created an opportunity for an senior designer experienced in retail store interior design and layout. 


In this senior level role, reporting to the Director- Store Design and Construction, you will be in a leadership position within our store design and construction team; responsible for initiating, designing, creating and coordinating interior design projects in conjunction with our store graphic design team, store architects, and brand strategy team.  The goal of this position is to help develop and refine the visual look and feel of our award winning retail store formats.  Other position duties include:

  • Utilizing AutoCAD and other 3-D rendering programs and techniques to create architectural renderings to for use in store design and other architectural projects.

  • Helping to develop floor plans and schematics

  • Sourcing fixtures, props and display elements that support visual merchandising plans and programs.

  • Work with other departments to brainstorm and conceptualize creative concepts and interior store design layouts.

  • Understand, design, and suggest architectural solutions, finish selections, materials, fixture options and interior design techniques.

  • Assist in conceptualizing and implementing creative design elements and concepts.

  • Completing creative projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Mentoring and training junior members of the team.

Skills / Requirements

The position requires:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field (architecture, etc.). Should be a licensed interior designer (ASID certification preferred).

  • This is a SENIOR position, so a minimum of five to seven years interior design experience in retail or commercial interior design (big box preferred).

  • A personality that can work well with diverse groups on stressful, deadline oriented projects.

  • Outstanding verbal/written communication skills.

  • Must be proficient with AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and other 3-D rendering programs and techniques used to create architectural renderings.

  • Must be experienced in Word/Excel.

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

Art Van is an equal opportunity employer who offers a competitive salary combined with an excellent benefits package.  If you are interested, apply on-line at or send your resume to