Ginny Macdonald | CAREERS
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Part Time Junior Designer/Admin Assistant



Downtown Los Angeles



The Junior Design Assistant will work alongside the design team on all project related tasks from concept to final installation


• Assist design team on multiple large scale projects through all phases: concept through installation

• Liaise with clients, contractors and vendors to help implement the design

• Assist to maintain project schedules and project binders

• Request quotes, write proposals, place and track orders, and prepare project status and financial reports

• Maintain excel spreadsheets and other documentation regarding budget, client purchases and marketing efforts

• Serve as Client liaison for sending proposals and tracking proposal approval and payments

• Source furniture, fixtures and equipment aka FF&E

• Oversee and expedite custom furnishings orders

• Approve CFAs

• Manage returns and/or replacements for damaged or unused items

• Prepare project-meeting agenda’s and materials. Attend client meetings and take proficient meetings notes for design team

• Create and update furniture plans and elevations

• Assist in developing presentations

• Assist with social media

• Bring new and interesting ideas to the table


• Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field from an accredited school or 1 – 2 years work experience in the field

• Knowledge of computer packages -Adobe Creative Suite. G-Suite, specifically spreadsheets and AutoCAD or another CAD program i.e. Vectorworks, SketchUp, Revit

• Understanding of social platforms including Instagram, Pinterest and WordPress

• Knowledge of Ivy is an added bonus

• Own a laptop with above programs installed

• Must be dedicated and quick to learn and pick up programs

• Great ability to multitask and work independently as well as in a team

• Demonstrate the need for open and direct communication both verbally and in writing and possesses leadership ability

• Skilled at researching finish materials and knowledge of their required applications as well as installation requirements

• Ability to help haul heavy samples and small furniture items during presentations or installations.

• Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials, colour selections, and specifications

• Reliable car with US driving licence and willing to travel and run errands

• Knowledge of Los Angeles Design Stores and the Pacific Design Center


The role is part time with the potential to lead into full time. Compensation is determined based on experience.

Please submit your resume and work examples with a cover letter telling us more about you to

Ginny Macdonald built-in dining nook with patterned midcentury pillows
Ginny Macdonald Design, Traditional house with cream English Roll arm sofa