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Designer - Branded Environments

Herman Miller
Holland, MI
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Designer - Branded Environments-17997

Position Description:

You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Designer - Branded Environments at Herman Miller and make both.

About this Opportunity

Herman Miller's Brand Design Team is seeking an experienced designer to join the 3D Team. The ideal candidate will have an affinity to the Herman Miller brand, be organized in nature, and exhibit a high level of creativity and design execution. You'll need a demonstrated ability to think creatively, solve problems, and work well in a team as well as independently. You should be a problem-solver by nature, investing time in research to have a holistic and compassionate understanding of the problem at hand. You will present your own work with sound strategic reasoning and strong creative rationale. Our preferred candidate has experience working in the Interior Design and/or Exhibit Design field.


As a Designer - Branded Environments, you will be responsible for the design of Herman Miller branded environments, workplaces, global showrooms program, exhibits, and tradeshows in collaboration with senior Design staff. You will generate design solutions that support the Herman Miller brand narrative as well as business strategies and goals. You'll develop designs from concept to completion, ensuring that they reflect workplace and consumer trends and a deep understanding of Herman Miller product applications. You will work in concert with Experience Marketing, Places, Applications, IT, external design resources, and other key internal clients as required by project. You may also report to Creative Leadership working and coordinating with senior Design staff.


What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...

  • Collaborate with consultants to design spaces that conform to federal, state, and local laws and regional building codes.
  • Create design documentation from concept through schematic design, design development, and design-intent drawings.
  • Develop a knowledge of Herman Miller products, materials, and finishes.
  • Follow, contribute to, and maintain Herman Miller Quality Global Brand Standards.
  • Manage the development of documentation for product specifications, colors, materials, and finishes.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
  • Prepare and deliver presentations.
  • Provide design solutions for Herman Miller facilities, showrooms, exhibitions, trade shows, and workplace environments.
  • Provide on-site information to the Project Implementation Team to ensure the installation meets design intent.
  • Refine, test, and revise concepts and design solutions based on feedback from team members, including Creative Directors, Art Directors, and senior Design staff, to arrive at creative solutions that meet or exceed project goals.
  • Research and be knowledgeable of design industry and consumer trends.
  • Review shop drawings for construction/installation, coordinating notes and responses with respective Project Managers and Consultants.
  • Use Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) and related software to produce, manage, coordinate, and assist in the creation of 2D and 3D assets that depict space planning concepts, furniture layouts, and color/material/finish options for all projects as necessary.
  • Work with Brand Design peers to deliver integrated brand narratives in design solutions.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...

  • A Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or a related Design field.
  • Five or more years of experience in Interior Design or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Advanced skills in 2D and 3D CAD software, AutoCAD, SketchUp (and/or 3D Studio Max, Rhino), and the Adobe Creative Design Suite.
  • A work style that is collaborative, self-directed, and initiative-driven.
  • The ability to represent Herman Miller in a professional manner in order to gain a high level of confidence from a diverse group of customers.
  • The ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects from concept to completion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including professional presentation skills.
  • A demonstrated knowledge of the contract furniture industry.
  • The ability to relate to, or an interest in, human-centered design solutions based on workplace trends, and experience with a sustainable approach to design.
  • A willingness and ability to travel as needed to achieve business objectives.
  • A demonstrated ability to effectively use the office automation, communication, software, and tools currently used in the Herman Miller office environment.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.

Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Holland


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