Commercial Interior Designer

Suddath Companies

Jacksonville - Forsyth, FL

Jacksonville - Forsyth, FL, US
Jacksonville - Forsyth, FL
30+ days ago

The Suddath Companies is a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services.

Responsibilities include design, space planning, layout, and specifications of commercial office furniture and systems products. Coordinate and implement detailed space plans to address customer space requirements within allotted time and budget constraints in support of all sales and marketing efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Consult with sales team on the layout, design and space planning of furniture specifications for client offices. Travel to client’s location to field measure layout.       

Perform programming, space planning, furniture selection, layout, product pricing, design and selection of fabrics and finishes, including as-built drawings, block plans, space plans and finished working drawings for specification and installation.

Material & Color Selections- Furniture: Research, Selection & Specifications.

Accurately apply applicable discounts and create quotes for client’s approval.

Provides professional customer interface by attending client planning meetings to determine furniture needs and develops solutions to meet these needs.

Offers technical design and creative consultation to customers by answering both routine and highly specialized questions regarding furniture systems.

Coordinate, develop, and review proposed project designs and construction plans. Prepare presentation material including color finish boards.

Review job site in order to perform accurate measurements. Will do plan-to-site adherence checks.

Validate plans against construction, electrical engineering and Architect & Design (A&D) drawing sets.

Develop project specifications, double check specifications against plans, verify specifications against plans, assure specifications are ready for order entry (CAP/SIF file), and manage changes and revisions.

Prepare installation drawings for field personnel. Coordinate electrical locations.

Provide on-site job inspections comparing construction drawings to final build-out.

Work with installers to ensure installation meets customer specifications; complete punchlists.

Job Skills Required:

Experience with product knowledge, furniture design and furniture specification software -CAP

Knowledge in space planning, typical development and input of systems furniture layouts into AutoCAD via, CAP (20/20) or other relevant specification tools

Working knowledge of applicable building codes, ADA regulations

Computer literate (AutoCAD 2014-16, Cap2020, Giza, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop and SketchUp).

Strong customer service skills with a desire to go above & beyond to assist others. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Detail Oriented and ability to work with mathematical concepts.

Ability to multi-task, prioritize & initiate action in a timely manner.

Ability to demonstrate initiative and to work with minimum supervision

Ability to travel as needed


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree from 4-year college or university required. Interior Design degree from an accredited university preferred.  Minimum two to three years professional experience in the office furniture/interiors or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience preferred.  Knowledge of systems furniture and experience in customer interaction.

Use your current and previous experience to find new opportunities on the road to success. At Suddath, we’re committed to helping our employees flourish and reach new heights.

About the Company

Suddath Companies

At Suddath, we take moving personally—understanding that all cargo is precious and every step matters. A family company, born and bred in Jacksonville, Florida, we’ve grown from one spirited entrepreneur with a cart and two mules to a global company that moves people, businesses and products anywhere a truck, jet plane or cargo ship will take us. Our determined team flexes across the spectrum of industry offerings, owning both the 30,000-foot thinking and the boots-on-the-ground tactics needed to transport people to the other side of opportunity.

Suddath employs more than 2,000 people worldwide, has locations throughout the U.S. and operates in more than 150 countries around the world.

To learn more contact us at 888-799-5033 or visit our website, listed below.

2,500 to 4,999 employees
Transport and Storage - Materials
Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, Vacation/paid time off, 401K, Employee Referral Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Prescription Drug Coverage, Gym Memberships, Long Term Disability, Medical, Dental and Vision