Interior Designer

SmithGroup
Detroit
Interior Designer
Job Type: Full-Time
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent
Experience: 5-8 years

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Job Description

SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future – for our clients, communities and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?

The Detroit office of SmithGroup is looking for a Interior Designer to join our team. SmithGroup has been named one of Southeast Michigan’s Top Workplaces by the Detroit Free Press for nine (9) consecutive years!

Working with us, you will:

Manage projects, including negotiating project scope and fees, job production and quality, and lead construction administration efforts.
Prepare, coordinate, and complete construction document packages.
Consult with manufacturers, research and evaluate FF&E materials and products.
Research information and create graphics for inclusion in marketing proposals and materials.
Serve as a resource on interior design issues to others in the office, as well as oversee the design work of others to ensure integrated and cohesive design.
Lead client presentations and visioning sessions to develop programs for clients.
Be responsible for meeting project deadlines and budget constraints.

An ideal candidate has:

A bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent.
Minimum 5-8 years of related experience.
LEED AP preferred. Architectural or Interior Design registration preferred.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign programs.
Demonstrated ability to perform work involving independent judgment and to act as project coordinator and leader.
The ability to produce and coordinate a complete set of construction documents for permitting and bidding on projects.
Technical competence and proven experience in schematic design through construction
The ability to contribute and participate in an interdisciplinary team environment.

SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also promote a healthy work/life balance for our staff which includes an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays), as well as hybrid work options that give our team the flexibility to work within our vibrant office culture or remotely, as needed.

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