Resource Specialist

Are you inspired by the world of design? 

Are you supportive and passionate about building relationships, innovation, research and development?

At Studio Munge, we take great pride in our unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of design, striving to create distinctive experiences for every project we undertake. Our expansive in-house libraries play a pivotal role in our capacity to transform design ideas into tangible realities. As our Resource Specialist, you embody the spirit of collaboration and dedication, as you are responsible for the continuous development and maintenance of our resource libraries, all while providing crucial support to the Studio Munge design team.

Learn more about our design philosophy and if this sounds like a great way to express your multiple talents, join Alessandro and our dynamic collective in designing a better world, one space at a time.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Library Management

– Maintain and organize Resource Library materials, including samples, binders, books, and catalogues

– Seek out future trends, review new products and innovations

– Keep our web-based library current and accessible

– Introduce all new team members to our libraries and their processes

– Work collaboratively with the studio to develop and evolve systems and processes for the libraries

Project Sourcing

– Maintain up-to-date product and market knowledge as well as awareness of industry reference standards and resources

– Assist design and procurement team members with:

– Material sourcing and selection using

– Ordering samples, checking availability and pricing of resources

– Managing sample pick-ups and returns

– Preparations for formal design presentation

– Writing specifications and installation documents

– Engage in the continual development and improvement of documentation, writing specifications and related Studio standards

– Participate in the project closeout process to identify successful materials and vendors

Supplier Relationships

– In collaboration with the FF&E and Procurement Team, maintain relationships with vendors and sales representatives

– Maintain an accurate and current database of sales representatives and vendor contacts

– Provide educational opportunities for the Studio Munge team through relationships with vendors and other external resource

Supplier Relationships

– Organize an educational curriculum for the studio on products and materials

– Educate and mentor the studio on proper specification writing

– Review specification packages issued by Junior and Intermediate Designers in collaboration with Leads

Other

– Assist with any other special projects as required

BENEFITS 

– Direct mentorship from Alessandro Munge and our world-class design team

– Competitive salary based on experience and industry standards

– Additional paid time off during the annual end-of-year studio closure

– Inspiring workspace with free parking

– 24/7 Access to a state-of-the-art gym

– Healthy snack pantry

– Competitive health benefits package

– Open invitation to our regular team-building company events

QUALIFICATIONS

– Be legally entitled to work in Canada – holding Canadian Citizenship, Permanent Resident status or a valid work permit

– Demonstrated experience in the design field; a Degree/Diploma in Interior Design is an asset

– Strong knowledge of design trends, material applications, construction and design methodologies, as well as manufacturer-supplier assessment

– Awareness of and experience using a variety of internal and external research and product resources to seek out future trends, review new products and innovations

– Strong understanding of appropriate product usage & codes

– Possess strong vendor relationships and contacts within the architectural and design industry

– Experience working in partnership with Interior Designers and FF&E experts and coordinating with external consultants

– Upbeat, positive attitude, and regular contributor to a great place to work culture

– Ability to work independently

– Outstanding interpersonal skills and demonstrated collaborative approach to your work

– Proven capacity to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to manage priorities, adapt to changes, and learn quickly

– Must be able to lift 15 to 20 pounds on a regular basis

– Computer literacy, internet research capabilities, and cataloguing skills

SOFTWARE SKILLS

– Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

– Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

– Experience with AutoCAD is an asset

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