Resources

International Interior Design Association

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) is the Commercial Interior Design Association with a global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of Interior Design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day.

www.iida.org

NCIDQ

NCIDQ Certification is the industry’s recognized indicator of proficiency in interior design principles and a designer’s commitment to the profession.

www.cidq.org

LEED

A LEED credential denotes proficiency in today’s sustainable design, construction and operations standards. More than 203,000 professionals have earned a LEED credential to help advance their careers.

new.usgbc.org

WELL

WELL is the leading tool for advancing health and well-being in buildings globally. Register your office, building or other space to leverage WELL’s flexible framework for improving health and human experience through design.

www.wellcertified.com

JOB BOARD

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Contract Furnishings, Inc. -Designer, Denver

For 18 years, Contract Furnishings, Inc. has been a successful, growing company, specializing in commercial, government, healthcare and hospitality furnishings. We live a core value of understanding our customers well enough to support the success of their businesses and help them accomplish their goals.

 

Contract Furnishings, Inc. is hiring a designer in support of our continued, strong business growth. Competitive salary and benefits offered for all positions. Come work with us! Email resume and interest to careers@contractdenver.com.

 

Designer

The successful Designer candidate will provide quick, accurate furniture layouts and pricing using product knowledge, technical skills, AutoCAD and 2020 Software. This position will follow the project from concept to completion. Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Attend Client Meetings
  • Space Design/Planning/Programming
  • Field Verify Site Dimensions
  • Finish Selection and Schedules
  • Design Board/Proposal Presentations
  • Establishing typical layouts and configurations
  • ADA, BIFMA, HIPAA and BOMA Core Knowledge
  • Complete furniture installation drawings
  • I AM IIDA

    Katie Cavallo

    Why are you a member of IIDA?:
    It is my tribe! IIDA was the group I didn’t know existed and was so excited when I found the organization.

    What does interior design legislation mean to you?:
    Elevates our profession, creates a platform for designers to work to their fullest intent.

    What gets you the most excited about design?:
    I love that design can solve problems in ways people don’t always think about. Design unites and clarifies solutions and space.

    What project have you worked on that you are most proud of and why?:
    The Preacher’s Son restaurant in Bentonville, Arkansas. It was amazing, challenging and was nominated for a James Beard Award for design. It’s as beautiful of a space as the food is delicious!

  • I AM IIDA

    Paul Vanderheiden

    Why are you a member of IIDA?:
    I enjoy the opportunity to connect with new people in the industry and find encouragement from the personal relationships I have developed.

    What does being a designer mean to your life?:
    Design is an opportunity to facilitate positive changes in the lives of people. Personal fulfillment flows from this practice of helping others to create a space from which they can flourish and find their own success and fulfillment.

    What is your personal mantra?:
    Action cures fear.

    What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?:
    Photography

  • I AM IIDA

    Tina Turner

    Why are you a member of IIDA?:
    I wanted to be more connected to our industry and to feel a sense of community with others who are passionate about the built community.

    Favorite IIDA event:
    Golf Tournament if the weather is nice….Or BEST, I love seeing all of the entrants.

    On a typical Saturday where can we find you?:
    During the day, spending time with my family, enjoying all Denver has to offer. Evenings usually bring friend time exploring a new bar or restaurant.

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