Interior Designer Job Description Sample
Our Nationwide Global Buildings Design team consists of 2500 professionals focused on leadership in technology, process innovation, and sustainability. Jacobs ranks #1 in the Engineering/Architecture, Construction Management, and BIM-Engineering categories; and is also leading Engineering Design firm in the Healthcare, Data Center, University, Government and Corporate Commercial sector. We provide award winning planning, architecture, interior design, engineering, construction management, program management, and design-build of new buildings; as well as expansion, renovation and refurbishment of existing facilities for public and private sector clients. Our collaborative approach allows us successfully deliver fully integrated professional services for a broad range of clients and project types worldwide.
This is a great opportunity to join Jacobs Global Buildings (GBNA) Interiors Studio. You will utilize your commitment to design and superior customer service to provide a platform that will broaden your career. As a Project Designer you will work independently as a project designer on smaller projects or may work under the direction of the Senior Project Designer on larger ones. Assists in setting assignment objectives and work is reviewed for adequacy and accuracy. Participates in the implementation of the project process including programming, space planning, conceptual design, design development, and construction documents. Interacts with external personnel and clients on significant matters.
Expert 3D conceptual skills with the ability to communicate design ideas and direction.
Collaborate on commercial interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, construction documents while conforming to budgets and schedules.
Experience managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.
Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs.
Promotes firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution and sustainability.
Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field from an accredited school Required
Six plus years' experience in a corporate design environment required
Expert computer skills to include Revit and AutoCAD as well as knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp Required
Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills Preferred
At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.
Dewberry Architects is a nationally recognized architectural, engineering and consulting firm. Its national presence has allowed us to serve a wide variety of clients throughout the country. Currently we have an opening for an Entry level Interior Designer with demonstrated expertise in Government, Corporate Commercial and Healthcare building types to join our Fairfax, VA office.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate they are able to collaborate on single or multiple interiors projects under the supervision of a registered interior designer for all phases of design. Assist with generation and documentation of programmatic and visioning requirements. Develop and update space plan concepts. Select and coordinate FF&E, color palettes, material selections, furniture systems and specifications. Provide project team coordination for the drawings, specifications and materials. Prepare contract documents and interact with consultants, contractors, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives. Review work of consultants for coordination purposes. Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and samples and assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.
Required Skills & Required Experience
Bachelors of Interior Design and/or Architecture degree from an accredited University is required.
Prior relevant experience in an Interior Design Firm is preferred.
Ability to obtain State license and a NCIDQ certificate is required.
Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit (BIM), SketchUp and other modeling programs.
Proficient in Creative Adobe Suite applications specifically Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials and specifications.
Strong visualization skills to communicate design ideas.
Understanding of all phases of interiors projects, including programming, design, documentation and construction administration.
Some technical knowledge of building codes, construction materials, and construction techniques and willingness to be mentored on these items.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required
Knowledge of sustainable design principles and interest in obtaining LEED Accredited Professional or Green Globes credential is preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
A design portfolio demonstrating interior design experience will be required.
At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.
Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.
Designingand creating comfortable and functional environments that represent client'slifestyle, taste and budget. Be a professional Design Consultant through theuse of the La-Z-Boy In-Home Design program and drive top line sales through theuse of selling principles including approach, rapport building, needs discovery,customized portfolio presentations, answering objections, closing, follow-up,after sale service, and continuing contact with all previous and potentialcustomers. Strive to create long-term relationships that will lead to increasedsales and profitability.
Schedule professional home consultations topresent customized room designs, including sample fabrics, furniture, tablesand accessory recommendations as well as the benefits of a professionalinstallation service
Executeand champion the In-Home Design process per company guidelines
Responsible for creating grassrootsopportunities to increase the overall performance of the In-Home Design Program
Accurately complete order information, collectdeposits and fees, keep orderly customer records, and research customerpayments and deliveries
Responsible to support design related functionsin the store and maintain an up to date customized portfolio including beforeand after pictures of previous In-Home design projects.
Considerableindependence is required for the In-Home Design process
Consistentlyachieve established In-Home program sales goals.
Team with Store Manager, Sales Managers and
Associates to promote the In-Home Design program and drive overall store sales
Maximizestore promotions, marketing initiatives, and grassroots programs
Maintainstrong knowledge of features and benefits of existing and new product line
Meetestablished goals as set by management
Meetand greet customers that come into the store
Ensure that each La-Z-Boy customer has aninformative and positive experience by using good customer service skills andknowledge of products
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For over 35 years, PBK Architects has been a leader in architectural and engineering design solutions across the United States. We are constantly seeking the brightest and most talented minds to be part of our award winning firm. Here at PBK, we pride ourselves in providing the best in class programmers, planners, architects, engineers, and consultants to offer top notch customer service. We strive to make a positive impact for future generations with our actions today. Here's your chance, are you ready to make a difference?
If you've got a keen eye for design and always have your finger on the pulse of industry trends, then we want to hear from you. Our firm is interested in hiring an experienced Interior Designer. This challenging and fast paced position will require a personable candidate with experience in designing interiors of educational, healthcare or large scale corporate facilities, drawing, sketching and preparation of design presentation drawings.The Interior Designer will be part of a collaborative team of Engineers, Architects and Designer. The successful candidate will provide design team leadership in all project phases from initial development to completion and assist in the design and documentation of interior spaces.The candidate must have the ability to create design concepts and continue the development through all design phases. It is mandatory that this candidate have experience in the selection of furniture systems and specifications for the systems as this will be one of the primary responsibilities of the Designer. The candidate should also have experience with public procurement laws in the State of Texas. The candidate should have extremely strong inter-personal skills, strong graphics skills, be an effective presenter of ideas and concepts, possess knowledge of interior finishes and trends and be completely dedicated to client service. Aggressive, client oriented personalities with an aptitude for progressive design will succeed in this position.
Please submit your design portfolio along with your resume when applying or you will not be considered for the position.
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience
Must have at least a Bachelor of Architecture or Interior Design (must be FIDER accredited)
Experience with furniture, signage, artwork and window treatment selection and specification is a must
LEED AP preferred
Interior Designer, registered in the State of Texas (TBAE)
Educational and Healthcare experience preferred
Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Photoshop, SketchUp, InDesign and V-Ray
Production of finish color boards
Interior Finish Materials selections and specification
Project photographs to be creative and design oriented
Strong devotion to customer service. Ability to work well under pressure, juggle and prioritize multiple projects and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines
This is an excellent opportunity for professional growth and career advancement within our progressive architectural firm. We offer a highly competitive salary and benefits package. An aggressive, client oriented personality with a knack for creative problem solving will succeed in this position.
PBK has built a client base of more than 200 clients, a list that includes school districts, university systems, hospital systems and Fortune 500 corporations. PBK offers employees competitive wages, health care and 401K matching along with numerous opportunities to become involved in extra-curricular activities and organizations established through the firm. PBK has established a culture that has led to the firm being named to the list of "Best Places to Work."
DescriptionFor over 75 years, Nebraska Furniture Mart has been a leader in providing affordable home furnishings to the Midwest area. Our motto is to improve people's lifestyles with quality services and products, and we are positive that our employees are the drivers behind our success. Nebraska Furniture Mart employs staff members who are dedicated and passionate about their work.
A career with us includes great opportunities for growth and advancement, day and evening shifts, competitive pay, and fantastic benefits. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to become a part of our winning team. Duties for this position would include:
SUMMARY: Plans, designs, and furnishes interior environments of residential and commercial buildings by performing the following duties.
Offer full-service Interior Design services to our customers:
Confers with client to determine style preferences, lifestyle choices, the scope of the project, investment plan, and other factors which affect planning interior environments.
Provide in-home design services to assure accurate measurements are taken, look at traffic patterns, floor coverings, natural lighting, furniture and accessories needs, and make window treatment suggestions. Integrates findings with knowledge of interior design and formulates environmental plan to be practical, esthetic, and conducive to intended purposes.
Advises client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings, color schemes, and color coordination.
Selects products and make design presentations to clients for approval. Presentation includes floor plans, furniture, lighting, art work, area rugs, wall décor and window treatments with drawings or illustrations, also estimates material requirements and costs.
Orders furnishings, art works, area rugs and accessories.
Assist NFM customers in determining needs and providing product information while meeting or exceeding all Minimum Acceptable Standards for the department:
Circulate the sales floor and approach customers in a timely manner. Follow greeting requirements.
Qualify customer needs. Based on the customer's responses, suggest products that will meet their needs. Inform, demonstrate and educate the customers on features and benefits of the products.
Efficiently manage the sales process. Point out advantage of add-on-products. Handle and overcome objections. Close sales. Provide necessary point-of-sale information.
Follow the sales floor guidelines with each and every customer. Follow exit requirements. Reinforce purchase decision.
Accurately enter orders into the system. Handle customer service issues as authorized.
Follows up with customers after delivery.
For benefits details, please see www.nfm.com/careers.
Applicable pre-employment testing required.
RequirementsEducation and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or a related field preferred.
3-5 years of retail sales experience. ASID membership preferred.
Broad range knowledge of furniture and furniture styles preferred.
Valid driver's license, insurance, and acceptable driving record.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints/renderings and documents.
Ability to work night and/or weekends based on business needs.
INTERIOR DESIGNER POSITION SUMMARY:
This position requires assisting the RegionalMerchandising Manager with detailed space planning and specification packagesfor Regional Welcome Home Centers and Model Homes. The position requires anability to be multi-task oriented, self-sufficient, dependable, ability to copeunder pressure, maintain good judgement, eager to learn and have a professional,supportive attitude.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complete CAD drawings (including space plans, specificationsand elevation details) for Welcome Home Centers and In-House Model Homeprojects
Assist in the specification and purchasing effortsfor all WHC and In-House Model furniture as requested by the MerchandisingManager and Director
Attend Design Presentation meetings, frame walksand final model walks
Purchase, track and maintain inventory of ModelFurniture
Assist in managing vendor invoices for processingand payment
Assist Merchandising Manager and Director onspecial design projects as necessary
Assist with designing, space planning, providingdetailed specification packages and implementation of furnishings, graphics,etc. for Corporate and Divisional offices as needed
Manage project costs and provide final budgets toMerchandising Manager
Coordinate with Merchandising Assistant on deliveryand installation schedules of Model Furniture
Attend model installations
Stay abreast of current design trends andpractices; attend industry trade shows as needed
This position outlines the basic tasks andrequirements for the position noted. Itis not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the associates
Perform all other duties as assigned
EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Six (6) to eight (8) years of Interior Design experiencepreferred
High school diploma or GED required
Basic understanding of California Building and ADAcodes preferred
Experience with purchasing and/or accountingpreferred
Must possess initiative and be highly motivated
Intermediate skills in CAD, Photoshop, In-Design, MicrosoftOffice (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) on Macintosh platform
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-pacedenvironment
Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining aprofessional attitude
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Copes well under pressure and can acceptconstructive feedback
Unrestricted Motor Vehicle. Moderate Regionaltravel (including overnight trips and flights) may be required
Strong organizational skills
Strong work ethic
Accept constructive feedback
Position requires the ability to occasionally bend,stoop, reach, lift, move and carry office materials and supplies weighing 25pounds or less. Finger dexterity isrequired to operate a computer keyboard.
Purpose / Objective
The overall objective and purpose of the Interior Designer is to understand, organize and execute the conceptual design of a project for all design phases through project closeout. Please also refer to the Interior Design Project Manager Job Description which outlines Construction Administration duties and responsibilities required once a project reaches the stages of project closeout.
No direct reports
Contractors / Sub Contractors
Areas of Responsibility / Tasks
Areas of responsibility and tasks include, but are not limited to the following:
Active member of in-house design/creative team
Assists in the design direction for each project (new construction, renovations, cap ex, etc.).
Responsible for selection and specification of furniture, lighting, interior finishes and artwork.
Prepare design presentations
Coordinating with internal and external resources.
Collaborate with team members to keep multiple projects on schedule and in budget.
Responsible for coordination and quality control of design and construction documents.
Monitor budget and implementation plan for design, construction and procurement.
Manage and monitor vendor and consultant progress throughout entire design and construction process.
Reviews all interior design plans, FF&E specs, submittals and shop drawings prepared by vendor, consultants and in-house design team to ensure compliance with the design concept and documents.
Monitor and manage the vendors work product to keep it within the estimated budget established for each project.
Perform all Construction Administration duties through project closeout as described in the Interior Design Project Manager Job Description.
Tasks include, but not limited to:
Multiple and frequent site visits to review quality of work and assure conformance to design intent
Review and respond to RFI submittals
Review and approve shop drawings and sample submittals
Coordinate drapery installation, artwork locations, install of FF&E, etc. as needed and in conjunction with Procurement department
Interior Designers may be required to work on-site for a period of time to be determined in order to complete project closeout.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA's)
Proficient in AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and Photoshop
Revit experience - preferred
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
FF&E Specification Writing
Ability to hand sketch/draw and produce constructible documents for fabrication/construction
Possess a high level of visual and verbal communication skills
Experienced in the total project process including fee and team management, schedules and budgets
Ability to multi-task, and handle changing priorities
Detail oriented along with the ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in handling a wide variety of activities and multiple priorities
Minimum Qualifications (Education, License, Certifications, Experience)
Bachelor's degree in Art, Interior Design, Architecture or related field - required
ASID / NCIDQ certified - preferred
Minimum of 5 years of successful and relevant interior design experience - required
Minimum of 2 years of Interior Design experience in Hospitality industry - required
Experience within luxury brand/markets - preferred
Furniture and fixture design experience - preferred
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit, stoop, bend and crouch on a daily basis.
Push, pull, and lift up to 30lbs on a weekly basis.
Reach with hands and arms, use fingers to handle or feel.
While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to travel by foot, car, bus, airplane or other means of transportation which require sitting, waiting and standing for long and short periods of time.
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Position Purpose: Partner with the sales team to provide design services for all phases of a project including programming, schematic design, design development and specification of furniture and materials.
Research and select appropriate furniture product for project requirements
Space plan, specify and generate quote
Perform site verifications
Consult with customer on design aesthetic
Produce complete set of installation drawings prior to the onset of project installation
Generate quotes including current list pricing with discount structure
Attend weekly Design Team meetings prepared to discuss workload
Attend vendor meetings and trainings
Proficient in using AutoCAD and Microsoft Office Suite
2020 CAPStudio experience preferred
Above average oral and written communication skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
Above average planning, organizational and time management skills
Ability to manage multiple projects under strict deadlines
Maintain a positive and collaborative attitude within a team environment
Ability to present in front of a large group
Balance a full workload and establish priorities and deadlines
Education and Specifications:
- Bachelor's degree in Interior Design
Employment Duration: Full Time
Job Function: Design
We value innovation, taking risks and boldly going where no company has gone before. We believe you're either striving to get better or allowing yourself to get worse - there is no such thing as staying the same. The power of innovation comes from leveraging the creative minds and spirit of all our people, at all levels of the organization. We embrace those people who have the courage to put forth new ideas and breathe new life into our company. Innovation is at the core of what we do.
We are designers, not decorators. That distinction means that we look at a project in the context of the entire space, or the whole, rather than as parts or components. RH designers understand the art and science of lifestyle, environment and taste to create a functional, beautiful and personal space. We provide luxury design services for the reimagining of one room or an entire home, anywhere in the world. Our designers embody the RH lifestyle and a sense of personal style, polished appearance, refined taste and a discerning eye for luxury.
Associate Designers play an integral role in providing design services to walk-in clientele within an RH Gallery. They will work in collaboration and under the mentorship of the Gallery and Lead Designers. They are innovators with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for establishing and fostering relationships.
We believe RH is one of the most innovative and fastest growing luxury brands in the home furnishings marketplace. We believe our brand stands alone and is redefining this highly fragmented and growing market. Our ability to innovate, curate and integrate products, categories, services, hospitality and businesses with a completely authentic and distinctive point of view, is a powerful platform for long-term growth. We evolved our brand to become RH, positioning our Company to curate a lifestyle beyond the four walls of the home. Our unique product development, go-to-market and supply chain capabilities, together with our significant scale, enable us to offer a compelling combination of design, quality and value that we believe is unparalleled in the marketplace.
Live Our Values: People, Quality, Service and Innovation
Provide a luxury experience for the RH clientele through RH Design Atelier services
Qualify and educate potential design clientele on services offered by the RH Design Atelier
Master and execute the RH Design ethos for residential interior design
Provide design expertise and execute small scale design projects
Support with large-scale projects in partnership with the Gallery Design Team
Educate and qualify gallery clientele on RH Design Atelier services
Foster close partnerships with Gallery Leaders and the Gallery Design Team
Produce brand appropriate design presentations; communicating design concepts, space planning and product selections
Own all phases of the client experience from consultations through delivery and site visits, as assigned
Ensure fiscal goals are achieved
Represent the RH lifestyle brand through communication, personal appearance and professionalism
Maintain a strong interest in the luxury and design industry
Support the visual and quality standards within the Gallery
Art, Architecture or Interior Design and relevant experience preferred
1 - 3 years of interior design or relevant experience preferred
Professional portfolio required
Leadership experience preferred
Hands-on interior installation experience preferred
Experience within a design firm or high-end furniture and luxury retail preferred
People and relationship driven
Strong leadership skills
Strategic and mental agility
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency with Mac Operating System, IOS devices, Microsoft Office and Google Applications
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, and other related space planning/rendering programs preferred
Strong artistic skills, including hand rendering and sketching capabilities preferred
Ability to lift and mobilize small to medium items up to 25 lbs. while utilizing appropriate equipment and techniques
Ability to maneuver effectively around gallery floor, stock room and office
Position entails prolonged standing, twisting, stooping, kneeling, squatting, bending and climbing
Licensed to drive preferred
Ability to travel locally or out of state
The Interior Designer provides support for brand standards, interior and exterior design, finishes, and furnishings. This position interfaces with architects, designers, and suppliers to support the brand standards, and to ensure a consistent implementatio acrossall properties. This position also provides support internally for prototype drawings and specifications.
Duties and Responsibilities
Produce documents that apply standards to operating and development hotel interiors and exteriors, i.e. floor plans, elevators, furnishings, color palettes, finishes, and details.
Review, recommend, and document alternate specifications submitted for operating and development hotels.
Works with Brand Standards Design Manager to review, comment, and coordinate architectural plans, specifications, and design submittal reviews for franchise developer, and PIP support of development and operating hotels.
Works with Brand Standards Design Manager to review, comment, and coordinate conceptual site plan review for potential franchise development projects.
Develops relationships and works with Procurement Manager and Brand Standards Design Manager to manage external suppliers and consultants to keep the brand current with design trends and operational functions.
Provides and maintains specifications and drawings make them available in an organized manner.
Creates design presentations and conceptual renderings.
Manages product research and makes recommendations for furniture, fixtures, and material selection specifications, coordinating with Procurement, Operations, and the Brand Standards Committee
Creates specification sheets for materials selected.
Works with brand Standards Design Manager to communicate with hotel owners and representatives, builders, subcontractors, suppliers, and design and architectural professionals.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience required
Minimum of 1 year or related experience
Competent in AutoCAD or Revit (preferred), Sketch-Up, InDesign, and Photoshop
Proficient with computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Office
Excellent organization and time-management skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to creatively problem solve as it relates to space planning
Posseses creativity and innovation
Has an open and flexible attitude
Posseses excellent time management and organizational skills
Has accuracy in their work and a great attention for detail
Posseses a strong understanding of finishes and furniture and applications of such
Some travel will be required
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as
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