Project Designer

Learn more about becoming a Project Designer at Sheridan Group.

Based in West Los Angeles, Sheridan Group is a top-tier commercial furnishings company focused on service excellence in project execution. As a woman owned business, we stand for equality and promote progress. We pride ourselves in providing a people-centered workplace, focused on diversity and inclusiveness. Our team works together, encouraging and learning from one another.

We're looking to hire an experienced designer/specifier to join our dynamic team. If you love creating tailored spaces that align with customer needs, we want you!

Position Title: Project Designer

Job Type: Full time, non exempt.

Location: This is a hybrid position with in-office days working out of our West Los Angeles office.


  • Maintain expertise on the latest office furnishings design and specifications.
  • Have expert knowledge and understanding of ancillary furnishings from various manufacturers.
  • Attend project kick off meetings to review overall project scope with project team.
  • Process architectural CAD files for use in specifying furniture.
  • Create space plans for furnishings.
  • Develop workstation and private office typicals (includes 2-D, 3-D and color renderings).
  • Create specifications based on CAD drawings.
  • Accurate B.O.M. for all workstation and offices.
  • Ensure accuracy of specifications through double check.
  • Ensure accuracy of pricing only for specified product.
  • Provide critical drawing dimensions.
  • Ensure furnishings comply with all space planning requirements (ADA, minimum clearance, etc.).
  • Provide data and electrical dimensions as related to furnishings (outlet, j-box, floor core, etc.).
  • Hold to dimensions as related to furnishings (file alcoves, banquette seating, etc.).
  • Provide installation drawings of specified furniture. Complete with tagged furniture plans, critical furniture dimensions, and detailed notes.
  • Provide ancillary furnishings idea starters and specifications.
  • Obtain accurate quotes from vendors.
  • Provide visual sign off documents for client approval.
  • Attend client presentation or meetings as necessary.


  • Ideal candidate will have experience in the contract furniture industry.
  • Extensive knowledge in specifying systems and ancillary furniture.
  • Well versed in AutoCAD/2020 Worksheet software.
  • Experience using 3-D visualization tools such as CET, Sketchup or other rendering software.
  • Experience with MillerKnoll products preferred.
“Sheridan Group is an extended family and we understand the importance of a work-life balance! When unexpected life events surface, the team works together to accommodate without compromising service to our clients.”
Sheridan Group Cheryl Granat | Sr. Project Designer

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