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[JOB] Materials Librarian, ESI Design

ESI Design is one of the world’s foremost experience design firms. As an interdisciplinary team of problem solvers, designers, and doers we work at the intersection of physical, digital and social design.
Whether we are inspiring customer-centric innovation for international corporations or inventing new ways to activate public institutions, our mission is the same — to inspire conversation, collaboration, and action.
We are seeking a Materials Librarian Intern interested in discovering innovative materials and methods that can lead to inspiration and creativity.
Successful candidates will be responsible for:
o Managing and directing implementation and organization of the materials library
o Working with leadership of all disciplines to grow library resources and services to support business needs
o Maintaining, at all times, the highest standards of design and vendor management
o Developing library usage guidelines and procedures for collection development and maintenance, circulation, and research requests from each design group
o Sourcing innovative materials, ordering, cataloging and classifying library
o Coordinating with vendors for in-house as well as off-site presentations
o Assisting Designers in locating resources, answering inquiries and researching information related to specific projects
o Assist with design presentations and material boards
o Organizing and archiving project data and materials
o Undergraduate Degree in industrial design, interior design, or architecture
o Experience in specifying high-performance finishes and materials for commercial projects including exterior and interior architecture finishes and materials; high-end design materials; local, national and international materials sourcing and procurement standards
o Experience in the ordering, sourcing, costs and lead times of contract materials
o Experience in the value-engineering process for contract materials
o Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and InDesign
o Good verbal and written communication skills
o Detail oriented and organized
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