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Interior Designer - Senior

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Gensler — Career Opportunities

Interior Designer - Senior

Location: Washington, DC


Senior Interior Designer

Gensler’s Washington, DC location has a worldwide base of commercial clients and is seeking a senior interior designer with commercial interiors experience. As an interior designer at Gensler, you will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence. Gensler’s Washington, DC office was named to The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces 2016 ranking in recognition of our leadership, pay and benefit practices, work-life balance and more.

What you will do:

  • Lead interior design teams on projects
  • Collaborate on commercial interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and management of budgets and schedules
  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents
  • Participate in selection of furniture systems and specifications
  • Provide project team coordination for finish plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction
  • Work with consultants, furniture dealers, product reps, and fabricators to meet overall project objectives
  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination
  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs
  • Participate in business development and marketing efforts

Your Qualifications:

  • 8-12 years of experience as an interior designer, with a focus on commercial interiors
  • Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color and materials
  • Outstanding graphic presentation skills
  • Computer skills to include Revit and AutoCad as well as knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, SketchUp and 3-D Studio Max
  • Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
  • Bachelors degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field from an accredited school

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests.

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities. 

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes.   We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 

Rewards and Recognition

Gensler has been recognized as a leader in the ENR "Top 500 Design Firms” and "Top 150 Global Design Firms", the Architectural Record "Top 150 Architectural Firms", BD+E #1 International Architecture Firm and #1 Green Building Architecture Firm, and the Interior Design "Top 100 Giants". Please upload cover letter, resume and work samples to be considered for this position. 

Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.



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