Senior Interior Designer Job Description

Senior Interior Designer Job Description

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Senior interior designer provides design oversight and recommendations within the GEO over WD+C Americas Standards, including architectural performance, furniture/finishes/equipment, and branding.

Senior Interior Designer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Utilize knowledge of hospitality furniture and technology, and custom furniture and lighting solutions, finishes, materials, color selections, and ID specifications
Produce furniture plans, specifications, material selections and schedules needed for construction documentation independently or with minimal supervision
Participate in the selection of furniture systems and specifications
Specify products and materials
Specify equipment, materials, and supplies required for the completion and implementation of the projects
Create and present materials to executive management for internal and external events
Manage the interior design process for an entire project consistent with project’s program, budget and time constraints
Perform professional architectural design and project management for construction projects
Coordinate project teams in the progress of architectural design and construction drawings, interior design drawings, specifications, schedule, cost estimates and project reports
Develop technical specifications for construction projects

Senior Interior Designer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Senior Interior Designer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: NCIDQ, LEED, AP, CPM, WELL, NCIQD, CID

Education for Senior Interior Designer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the senior interior designer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Design, Education, School of Design, Furniture, Computer, Construction, Industrial Design

Skills for Senior Interior Designer

Desired skills for senior interior designer include:

Building codes
Standards and building structures
Furniture
Interiors and design concepts
Practices and methods
Architectural contract preparation and use
Design process
Furniture systems and specifications
Materials
Revit

Desired experience for senior interior designer includes:

Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) and MS Office Suite is required
Demonstrate strong leadership, communication skills and poise, capable of presenting to senior Business Leaders, Executives and Design Reviews
Wide interest/knowledge of creative industry 9e.g
Develops design concepts
Work with cross functional team to ensure design direction is reviewed and approved by manager
Develop technical standards and a manual of guidelines for design and construction

Senior Interior Designer Examples

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Senior Interior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a senior interior designer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for senior interior designer
  • Execute full design process, from initial sketch through start of production
  • Utilize your experience with all phases of Interior Design project deliverables from Concept Design through Construction Administration to realize a successful design concept
  • Work independently or with minor oversight to perform assignments including, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation
  • Produce mood, material and design presentations independently or with minimal supervision
  • Participate in internal and consultant meetings
  • Train and mentor junior designers
  • Provide extensive and rapid fire knowledge of FF&E vendors and resources to the team
  • Be wildly creative and push the boundaries!
  • Provide leadership skills and team management with a desire to mentor junior staff
  • Assists in marketing efforts and Request For Proposal responses
Qualifications for senior interior designer
  • Excellent time management, communication, collaboration, and the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, in addition to the ability to work independently
  • Excellent time management, communication, organizational, and collaboration skills
  • Skills coordinating Audio Visual and other specialty consultants
  • Prefer at least two (2) years of design experience within the luxury market
  • Must be able to lead a team effort, and delegate work to all team members to enable them to work independently
  • Professional license as an Interior Designer in a state, district, or territory in the United States required
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Senior Interior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior interior designer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for senior interior designer
  • Participating in business development effort
  • Develop and review FF&E specifications and budgets
  • Participation in thought leadership and research initiatives
  • Participate in mentorship and the development
  • Participate in strategic growth and business development
  • Lead interior design assignments that include conceptual through project completion
  • Is responsible for managing the client through the project process
  • Maintain an accurate record (diary) of all meetings and actions
  • Develop design proposals for presentation to the client
  • Support brand quality by reviewing and approving design development documents and ensuring that project coexecution meets brand standards for function, performance and style direction/design
Qualifications for senior interior designer
  • Must be available for overseas travel
  • Normal required travel is up to two-weeks
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop, Sketchup, and 3DStudio are required
  • Expertise in project delivery of the entire project lifecycle
  • Advanced degree in Interior Design or Architecture, with 10 + years of relevant design experience
  • Degree in Interior Design from a CIDA Accredited Program
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Senior Interior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of senior interior designer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for senior interior designer
  • Effectively coordinate internal and external design and engineering resources throughout the entire process of design and construction
  • Develop external engineering resources
  • Work directly with Divisional clients and or facility planners in the programming of their office needs, providing clear documentation of such through a scope document, detailed costs estimate and milestone schedule
  • Plans, designs, and specifies furnishings for interiors primarily for transportation buildings
  • Formulates designs which are practical, aesthetic, and conducive to intended purposes, such as enhancing user experience, moving people, creating exciting and comfortable seating and amenities
  • Leading and monitoring retail, shopping mall and workplace design team
  • Develop Concept, Design Development Tender and Construction Documents
  • You will have 15 - 20 years’ experience working in interior design
  • You will have previous retail/ hospitality project experience
  • Excellent project management skills and previous experience working across multiple projects, dealing with multiple stakeholders
Qualifications for senior interior designer
  • Wide interest/knowledge of creative industry entertainment, product design, fashion)
  • Technical background with understanding of building code and permitting processes, contract document development, contract administration, and mechanical/electrical coordination
  • Registered Interior Designer with IDIBC preferred
  • Corporate interiors experience required
  • Successful track record directing or coordinating work efforts of junior staff, with thoughtful, inspirational and collaborative leadership
  • Have an Industry recognised diploma or degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture & significant job running experience in interior design on large workplace/ commercial projects
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Senior Interior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior interior designer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for senior interior designer
  • You will have great people skills and a love of mentoring younger staff
  • Excellent organisational skills, a can do attitude and be a team player
  • Lead and mentor internal and external designers
  • Create and implement innovative and well thought out design solutions for future interior and exterior truck designs
  • Execute design reviews and attend interdisciplinary meetings with marketing, sales, engineering and manufacturing departments and suppliers
  • Responsible for talent development, budget development and planning
  • Proactively seek new business and maintain relationships with clients and vendors
  • Be a project leader (design, technical, or management) through all project stages
  • Pursue creative design solutions and develop meaningful, quality workplace environments based on best practices
  • Coordinate with in-house design team, necessary estimators, MEP or other specialty consultants or subcontractors
Qualifications for senior interior designer
  • Able to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project, minimum requires as noted above
  • Possesses multiple areas of specialty or expertise
  • 6+ years of experience in high-end Hospitality and Muli-family/Residential Interior Design
  • Ability to accommodate some regional domestic travel (while not critical, valid driver’s license may be required)
  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation or Industrial Design with 2 years of related experience OR an associate's degree in Transportation or Industrial Design with 4 years of related experience OR 8 years of related engineering design experience required
  • Experience in a design department of a global automotive company required
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Senior Interior Designer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of senior interior designer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for senior interior designer
  • Develop concepts and design all aspects of a project and/or components of a project from the architectural interior design to the FFE
  • Program Hospitality client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation
  • Present design concepts to the client and participate in client meetings throughout the life of the project
  • Oversee and/or generate ID drawings, specifications, and material selections needed for construction
  • Execute design studio reviews and attend interdisciplinary meetings with marketing, sales, engineering and manufacturing departments and suppliers
  • Responsible for talent development and planning
  • Display passion and an innovative approach to interior architectural design that combines collaboration, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence in design, design execution, and sustainable principles
  • Think and design three-dimensionally with creative and conceptual skills
  • Integrate graphic communications and brand messaging into the built environment
Qualifications for senior interior designer
  • Experience leading and mentoring others in identifying / resolving complex problems required
  • Able to follow and lead execution on scale and full scale models and CAD required
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills a must with a passion for design required
  • 4-7 years of experience in a design department of a global automotive company preferred
  • Must be fluent in both English and Spanish - please provide your resume in
  • LEED® Accreditation (or must be in the process of achieving)

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