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Designer Assistant

Date: Dec 9, 2018

Location: Alys Beach, FL, US, 32461

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc


From the moment one views the iconic butteries and towering palms lining the center of our beach town, there is an unrivaled sense of escape. Alys Beach is carefully crafted to celebrate the public realm of streets, parks, pedestrian paths, and great civic buildings in a manner reminiscent of the world’s most beloved seaside towns. In recognition of the strong draw of the sea, our streets orient to the beach, guaranteeing views to the Gulf and cooling sea breezes.

Alys Beach is a groundbreaking community located along the Gulf of Mexico on Florida’s panhandle coast, six miles east of Seaside on Scenic Highway 30A. Planned by Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company, Alys Beach is a Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) whose architectural vision has its roots in the style of Bermuda architecture and in the courtyards of Antigua, Guatemala, the colonial capital of Central America.

Alys Beach is in the early stages of town building. Our purpose is to evolve along with your family, maintaining the timeless traditions of sustainability and the highest standards of design and construction. Come join us in creating a special place to live, visit, relax, and play.

Job Summary

Alys Beach is seeking an entry-level designer or intern architect with a well-rounded computer skill set who is interested in working in a team environment to aid in design support with an established, stable, and growing construction team. This is a brand-new position with Alys Beach Construction located in Alys Beach, FL working in the job site.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide support and assistance for principal designers, project managers, and field superintendents
  • Readi and redline plans with thorough comprehension of how pieces of a design fit together to create built environment
  • Generate purchase orders and oversee installing the design elements
  • Generate visual aids to be used by Alys Beach Sales and Marketing departments
  • Communicate with architects, subcontractors, and team members for changes in construction process
  • Work with the design team in developing schematics, construction documents, and details
  • Coordinate post construction photo shoots with the Alys Beach Marketing Department
  • Research and development with suppliers on market trends, new products, and sustainability efforts
  • Pricing, purchasing, ordering, and tracking of products as needed for jobs with supervision
  • Create specification packages and work with budgets for estimating/pricing for construction

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and/or Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from accredited school or comparable degree with minimum 5 years experience
  • 1-2+ years of experience working full-time in a team environment
  • Computer skill set to include Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe
  • Graphic design and sketching skills
  • Skill set to include architectural/computer knowledge for drafting, plan review, and construction methods
  • Experience in redlining architectural plans including floor plans, elevations, and RCP’s
  • Drafting and plotting skills in AutoCad or comparable program (*portfolio submittal required)
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time in an office environment

Essential Job Functions

  • Drafting and plotting in AutoCad
  • Redlining architectural plans including floor plans, elevations, and RCPs
  • Preparing designs and sketches for presentation
  • Drafting and plotting in AutoCad or comparable program


Preferred Skills

  • Ability to listen and provide input within the parameters of the required programming
  • Student/Professional Memberships in AIA, ASID, IIDA, and/or NCIDQ
  • Experience with working on a team and streamlining internal communication
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Google SketchUp or comparable 3D Modeling Program
  • Strong dedication and self-driven personality with the ability to focus and meet tight deadlines

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Panama City

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