|No Weekly E-Blasts During the Holiday Season
The weekly chapter e-blasts will return on Tuesday, January 6, 2015. Until then, we wish you all a safe and happy holiday.
ASID-WI Volunteer Recruitment Socials
Mix, mingle and learn about one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities!
We've planned a informal get together where Board Members and Committee Chairs will be available to chat and answer questions about ongoing or one-time volunteer opportunities. No registration, or rsvp, just show up!
No matter how limited your time, we can put it (and your skills) to good use! What you get in return is networking, fun, friendships and an opportunity to make your mark on our chapter. Start by marking your calendar...
Tuesday, January 6th
6600 West North Avenue,
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
Tuesday, January 13th
Bassett Street Brunch Club
444 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Can't make it, but interested?
Candidates for the Board of Directors
Would you or someone you know be a great leader of the Wisconsin Chapter? If so, I would love to hear from you! Our nominating committee will be meeting in mid January to put together a slate for the 2015-2016 Board of Directors. We are looking for the following candidates:
- President Elect
- Financial Director
- Professional Development Director
- Communications Director
All of these positions are 2 year terms except for President Elect which is a 3 year term. The President Elect for 2015-2016 will serve as the Chapter President for the 2016-2017 board year and Past President in 2017-2018. Descriptions of these positions can be found on our website
If you or anyone you know is interested in leadership opportunities within the Chapter, please email me at email@example.com
Leslie Dohr, ASID
Wisconsin Chapter of ASID
GOLD SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT
STUDENT DEADLINE DEC 19th
ASID Design Award Submissions
The 39th Annual Design Excellence Awards Gala is fast approaching and time is running out to submit your project!
Why should you submit?
1. It is FREE
and easy to enter student projects
2. An ASID WI award is an amazing addition to any resume...go for it!
3. Enter projects from any time frame within your school's interior design program
4. The chance to be recognized for your work in front of peers and WI professional designers
5. You are talented! Show us.
Submittals for students are due December 19, 2014. All entries will be submitted electronically.
CHECK OUT SUBMISSION DETAILS >
Please contact Roxann Bentfield, ASID at 262-955-6212 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions.
SAVE THE DATE- RE-GREEN Workshop on Thursday April 2nd at The American Club in Kohler, WI
The Wisconsin Chapter of ASID has been asked to host the first (new and improved) RE-GREEN Workshop. Mark off your calendars now for this all day event and plan ahead.
This workshop is for designers, architects, contractors, remodelers, and students looking to incorporate sustainable practices into their projects and assist their clients in achieving healthier spaces thru cost effective design/build solutions and products.
Details to Date Below:
- Workshop will cost $ 195.00 and will be limited to the first 50 people who sign-up. Cost includes all materials, workbook, and handouts during the session.
- Registration will be coming in early Spring via E-blast and on the National ASID Website.
- The American Club will have rooms available for you to book on your own if you’d like to spend the night or a weekend in Kohler, WI.
Chapter Partner Events
23rd Annual IREM® Forecast Breakfast
Thursday, January 8, 2015
6:45am to 9:30am
Sign up today! Please click here
for more information and to register!
Spring Revit Class at MATC
MATC will be offering another Introduction to Revit class this Spring that will have a focus on Interior Design.
Class Code: ARCHT 150-600
Dates: 1/28/2015 to 3/18/2015
Times: MW 5:30 - 8:25
for more information.
Interior Designer - Flad Architects
Click here for information and to apply.
Interior Design Job Opening - Peabody's Interiors
Peabody’s Interiors is a full-service interior design firm with a luxury home furnishings showroom that has been in business for over 40 years. We are looking to hire an experienced interior designer with a focus on residential interiors for a full-time position.
- Possess thorough knowledge of high-end furniture lines and material specifications available through Peabody’s resources and the resources at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago and beyond
- Ability to develop, communicate and present design concepts
- Ability to work on multiple projects and one time
- Plan and estimate budgets for projects
- Choose color pallettes
- Window treatment design
- Space planning
- Experience working with architects and builders
- Ability to read blue prints
- Drafting and or CAD skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Proactive with excellent follow-through and initiative
- Computer skills in include Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel)
- Organization and Project Management Skills
- Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
- Minimum 5 years Interior Design experience
Email resume and cover letter to Kelly@peabodysinteriors.com
Interior Designer/Retail Sales – FLOOR360
We are looking for someone who loves design and has a passion to use their skills in interior design and sales to create beautiful spaces for our customers. The FLOOR360 difference is our love for design. Everything we do is about finding inspiring solutions for our customers. Use your proven sales experience to surpass your earning potential. If you have a talent for building great relationships with customers, finding the best product mix for their budget and lifestyle, working with a quality team of fellow designers, then FLOOR360 is the place for you! We currently have one position open in our Madison showroom and one position open in our Milwaukee/Delafield showroom! Retail hours include three Saturdays per month. We look forward to finding talented new team members soon! It could be you! Please e-mail resume and cover letter to Dana at Dpadley@floor360.com.
Sales Professional - Office Furniture Resources (OFR)
Dynamic sales position! Ideal for the recent design graduate who wants to start their career.
Office Furniture Resources (OFR) is currently hiring for the full time position of a sales professional. We are looking for a passionate sales representative to join our team and be a key contributor to our market expansion in Milwaukee. This individual’s main focus will be creating and maintaining relationships with prospects and existing clients, as well as partners in the industries of commercial real estate, architecture, design and facilities.
With the right attitude and execution, our trained sales rep will enjoy unlimited income potential and business growth. Contact Tammy Ellison at email@example.com or 414-353-9725 for more information. www.ofr-inc.com
Architectural Sales Representative – Interior Finish Products - Childcrest Tile & Stone
Childcrest Tile & Stone is seeking an Interior Finish Sales Professional. This is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for interior design with the drive to sell. You will work with the top Architects and Designers in the Milwaukee and surrounding area. RBC Tile & Stone is a market leader and highly respected distributor in the tile and stone industry that covers the major markets of Minneapolis, St. Paul, Milwaukee, Des Moines, Omaha, Kansas City and St. Louis. The company has been in business for over 50 years. You will be working with the finest products in the industry, quality people and a customer service staff known as the best in the business.
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and visit our website at www.rbctile.com.
Interior Design and Sales - Warren Barnett
Ideal candidate will have background in Interior Design and sales.
Work with clients to design or renovate spaces to meet their standards.
- Cultivate in-store traffic into in-home appointments.
- Home appointments.
- Measure rooms to see existing color, pattern, style etc.
- Make presentations in our store of drawn to scale floor plans, furniture fabrics and accessories.
- Enhance the function, safety, and aesthetics of interior spaces
- Select samples, including flooring, carpet, and paint to be approved by client.
- Choose color palettes.
- Read and interpret blueprints.
- Plan and estimate budgets for projects.
- Draw up floor plans and sketches.
- Use computer-aided design (CAD) to create drawings.
- Arrange furniture.
- Follow up with client to ensure design specifications have been met
We sell Thomasville, Drexel Heritage, Henredon, Century, Lillian August, Hickory White, Thayer Coggin, Hancock and Moore, and Warren Barnett furniture brands, as well as the state's largest selection of decorative accessories.
Our store is located in Brookfield a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
This is a unique opportunity, in that we have virtually no turnover of our Design staff.
Health insurance, dental, vision, and disability insurance. Liberal schedule. Employees purchase at cost. Great team culture. 262-790-1111
Studio Account Executive - Design Within Reach
The Design Within Reach Milwaukee Studio is currently looking for a full time Studio Account Executive. The Studio Account Executive is responsible for generating sales and providing exceptional service to all customers consistent with the Design Within Reach mission. If you are a talented sales person with experience and passion for design, please send your resume to email@example.com.
Part-time Freelance - Retailworks, Inc.
Wanted: Part-time Freelance [that could turn into part time or full time employment] AutoCAD draftsperson, SketchUp artist, and production support person for retail-based interior design firm. Must be quick, accurate, and efficient in producing sheet sets of construction documents using AutoCAD 2013 on a Mac operating system. Be able to understand and draw building floor plans, elevations, and details. Strong SketchUp skills are also a necessity. Must be able to draw three-dimensional models with creativity, finesse, and speed. Applicant may also be called upon to assist interior designers with other aspects of design production, including making phone calls, site visits, and general clerical tasks. Hours will vary considerably as projects come and go, from 8 hours a week all the way to 40 hours. Send resume and information to Lyn Falk at Retailworks, Inc. in Mequon, Wisconsin. firstname.lastname@example.org
Commercial Sales Associate - Lexco Tile and Stone
Job Function: Sales ceramic tile
Entry level: No
Job Type: Full time
Location: Milwaukee Wi
Min Experience: 3-5 years
Lexco has excellent opportunity for a motivated, organized individual seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity. This position is responsible for establishing strong relationships with design professionals to market Lexco products, to obtain Lexco specifications through targeted architectural / design firms.
If you are interested in this position, please contact Sam Lemieux, email@example.com.
|IN THIS ISSUE
Thank you to this week's Gold Sponsor:
Protect Your Business with an Insurance Program for Interior Designers
SAVE THESE 2015 DATES
ASID and The Insurance Exchange Inc. have joined forces to offer the premier insurance program designed specifically for interior designers.
to learn about better Insurance offerings for ASID members, which include:
- New business owners insurance
- Healthcare coverage for you and your employees
- Disability insurance
- Personal insurance for your home and auto
- Milwaukee Volunteer Recruitment Social - Camp Bar Wauwatosa
- ASID-WI Board Meeting - Wisconsin Association Management Office
January 13th - Madison Volunteer Recruitment Social - Bassett Street Brunch Club
- WI Interior Design Student Career Day - Madison, WI
- Design Excellence Award Gala - Milwaukee, WI
UPCOMING PARTNER EVENTS
Wisconsin Better Buildings: Better Business Conference
March 11−13, 2015 │ Wisconsin Dells
Residential building and remodeling conference
The economy is recovering, more people are remodeling or building new homes, technology is evolving rapidly and laws are changing. The conference provides a central hub where builders, suppliers, manufacturers, contractors and the industry can find out what they need to know to stay current and ahead of trends. Learn more and register today.
UPCOMING WEB EVENTS
For a full listing of webinars provided by ASID, go to http://asid.webex.com.
ASID | Education Online
Click here for more information.