senior interior designer / project manager


Job Description:

Significant design and leadership opportunity with an expanding and growing dynamic interior design firm. Candidate should have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of diverse professional interior design experience.  Preferred candidate should possess strong conceptual design skills that can be translated successfully throughout the implementation process all the way to final installations.  Collaborative spirit and a passion for design excellence is a must.  This is a long-term opportunity to play a leadership role within an established design firm with plenty of growth opportunity. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to construct a feasible FFE budget, perform product research, submit detailed quotes to vendors and enter FFE specifications for Director of Procurement.
  • Development of schedules for construction relating to interior finishes, lighting, plumbing, hardware and appliances.
  • Ability to read, review and assess documents provided by architects and engineers. 
  • Ability to review and redline interior construction documents and shop drawings.
  • Ability to draw key design elements in CAD or by hand for others to implement.
  • Ability to execute and oversee design presentations in digital format as well as physical sample boards.
  • Ability to coordinate design intent between multiple entities including client, contractor, consultants, etc.
  • Ability to lead and manage client meetings with or without contractors, architects, engineers and consultants present.
  • Ability to perform regular site visits and be actively involved in the construction administration phase.
  • Possess great time management skills with the ability to delegate necessary work and manage team members to meet deadlines and stay on budget.
  • Review all work for accuracy before each submittal.
  • Work with other offices to resolve document coordination and production.
  • Maintain open lines of communication and management with the client, contractors, consultants and team members through all phases of the project.
  • Ability to accurately document and communicate time spent on each phase of the project for client billing.
  • Observe professional ethics.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Interior Design or equivalent.
  • 5 to 7 years professional experience working in the hospitality design industry and/or high-end residential.
  • Proficiency using AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Photoshop.
  • Working knowledge of the FF&E process from Schematic Design, to Design Development, to Installation.
  • Ability to learn computer programs for FFE and time entries such as Studio Designer.
  • Knowledge of interior finishes and materials.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


Preferred Skills but not Required:

  • 3 or more years of professional AutoCAD experience and 2 plus years of professional Revit experience.
  • Knowledge of SketchUp and Podium.
  • Drafting ability and construction document set implementation.
  • Presentation quality 3D or 2D rendering ability using Adobe products, Revit, Podium or other.
  • Experience in healthcare design and/or continuing care retirement communities.
  • Able and willing to travel for out-of-state projects.
  • NCIDQ certification or interest in acquiring NCIDQ certification.


Benefits Joining Our Team:

  • Full benefits including vision, dental and health insurance coverage.
  • 401k program.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.
  • Salary based on experience.
  • Collaborative team environment and mentorship.
  • Administrative support staff.
  • Annual individual allowances for CEU opportunities.
  • Plenty of growth opportunity.


Electronic copies of resume and samples of work can be sent to Salary based on experience. No phone calls please.