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CLARK | BARNES — Interior Designer – Seattle, WA

CLARK | BARNES is an award-winning, mid-sized Architecture and Interior Design firm in search of an Interior Designer with 4-8 years’ experience.

The Designer will collaborate with senior design staff to provide high quality design solutions in all aspects of a project from initial concepts through construction documentation, furnishings, and accessories installation. Multi-family, hospitality, commercial and retail project experience is especially desirable.

We want you to join us if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design.
  • Four to eight years of experience in an architectural/design office.
  • Demonstrated ability to create design solutions for a variety of project types.
  • Experience in developing presentations, construction documents, project management and furniture specifications.
  • Experience with Client coordination and presentations.
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • A team player that’s highly motivated, a self-starter, detail oriented, with good verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Love what you do and value maintaining a work/life balance!
  • Knowledge of finishes and fabrication installation methods and of furniture/lighting/ fabrics/floor covering /wall covering sources and manufacturers.

At CLARK | BARNES we welcome applicants of all race sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran or other status protected by applicable law. CLARK | BARNES has a comfortable workspace with flexible hours, competitive salary, fun and social co-workers and a pet-friendly office space. We also offer sick leave, matching 401k, and optional AFLAC coverage.

Please send your current resume and portfolio with your application. If you want to include a cover letter, go right ahead, we would love reading it!

CLARK | BARNES | 1401 West Garfield Street, Seattle, WA 98119 | (206) 782-8208 | info@clarkbarnes.com

Posted 9/19/19.


CLARK | BARNES — Junior Interior Designer – Seattle, WA

CLARK | BARNES is an award-winning, mid-sized Architecture and Interior Design firm in search of a Junior Interior Designer with 2-5 years’ experience.

The Designer will collaborate with senior design staff to provide high quality design solutions in all aspects of a project from initial concepts through construction documentation, furnishings, and accessories installation. Multi-family, hospitality, commercial and retail project experience is especially desirable.

We want you to join us if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design.
  • Two to five years of experience in an architectural/design office.
  • Demonstrated ability to create design solutions for a variety of project types.
  • Experience in developing and preparing presentations, design drawings, construction documents and furniture specifications.
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • A team player that’s highly motivated, a self-starter, detail oriented, with good verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Love what you do and value maintaining a work/life balance!
  • Knowledge of finishes and fabrication installation methods and of furniture/lighting/ fabrics/floor covering /wall covering sources and manufacturers.At CLARK | BARNES we welcome applicants of all race sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, veteran or other status protected by applicable law. CLARK | BARNES has a comfortable workspace with flexible hours, competitive salary, fun and social co-workers and a pet-friendly office space. We also offer sick leave, matching 401k, and optional AFLAC coverage.
    Please send your current resume and portfolio with your application. If you want to include a cover letter, go right ahead, we would love reading it!

CLARK | BARNES | 1401 West Garfield Street, Seattle, WA 98119 | (206) 782-8208 | info@clarkbarnes.com

Posted 9/19/19.


OpenSquare — Interior Designer – Ancillary Project Planner  — Seattle, WA

We are OpenSquare. We are innovators who strive to create, deliver and build spaces that engage and empower our clients to work their best. OpenSquare believes that workspaces can be beautiful and inspiring without sacrificing functionality.

Currently, OpenSquare is experiencing a period of continuous growth and we are looking to add an experienced Project Planner or Ancillary Designer to focus on primarily ancillary design projects. If you are a meticulous, career minded individual looking to join a team who is enhancing office spaces around the Northwest, please apply today!

Location: Georgetown/SoDo, South Seattle

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will work closely with clients and client representatives to determine clear project requirements, deliverables, deadlines, etc.
  • You will lead the process of exploration, evaluation and comparison of ancillary products. This includes selection, specification, drawing and budget pricing. Additionally, you will be building a clear understanding with the client for how projects will be delivered.
  • You will resource project workplans through internal and vendor resources and ensure projects have the right resources available to deliver projects on time.
  • You will manage critical site information including as-builts and obtaining and distributing drawings and documents.

Key Qualifications include:

  • 7+ years of experience in interior design, crafting physical/digital experiences. Experience should include a wide range of scales and complexity in all phases of design.
  • An expert level understanding of floorplans and drawing sets, with mid-to-high level expertise in FF&E
  • 4+ years of experience with AutoCAD
  • A great reputation for building and maintaining successful and fruitful relationships with diverse co-workers and clients; and a proven track record of successful projects and satisfied clients
  • Ability to work autonomously within a larger group setting.
  • Bachelor’s Degree Interior Design or Interior Architecture; BFA or MFA desired

Benefits include:

  • 15 days PTO, 9 Paid Holidays, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and some ability to work from home.

If you’re a creative, driven Interior Designer or Project Planner who is looking to have direct impact on building a new division, we encourage you to click here to apply today. We look forward to connecting!

Posted 9/13/19


Hightower | Business Development: Education & Hospitality | Seattle, Washington

The Business Developer will work directly with the Director of Global Sales to cultivate a growth strategy in North America to support our Education and Hospitality initiatives. The Business Developer must have the ability to multitask while maintaining complex schedules and managing support. The ideal candidate for this job is resourceful, a good problem solver and organized. Ensuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key to success in this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and connect with key Education and Hospitality influencers to provide solutions and Hightower presence within key accounts.
  • Identify opportunities within rep group markets to grow the Education and Hospitality business.
  • Engage clients and industry influencers in the industry for all strategic marketing milestones.
  • Understand unique messaging of the vertical markets and well versed in trends.
  • Become a market expert internally and externally in Education and Hospitality.
  • Assist in training of new Sales partners.
  • Assist Project Management & Operations teams with additional knowledge to support key accounts.
  • Attend trade shows and design events, forming relationships with: A&D, sourcing groups and end-users.
  • Fluent with our E&I contract and driving sales through this contract with our dealers.
  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in Design, Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Ability to work in multiple platforms: G Suite, NetSuite, PPT, Slack
  • Detail oriented and excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines and priorities

Qualities we love!

  • Can do, innovative attitude
  • Solution oriented with demonstrated ability to problem solve
  • Positive attitude and strong sense of humor to help foster a fun and creative work environment
  • Creative and passionate about design, inside and outside the industry
  • Possesses the confidence and ability to deal with a variety of both creative and executive personalities and temperaments
  • Maintains a good balance of confidence and humility
  • Desire to always keep learning

To apply, contact hr@hightoweraccess.com.

Posted 9/10/19.


Contract Design Associates – Project Designer – Spokane, WA

Contract Design Associates creates places to work, learn and heal. We have been in business since 1980, located in Spokane, Washington. We are Herman Miller Dealer servicing Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho and Western Montana.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Support sales account managers through the development and presentation of space planning, design systems and freestanding furniture specifications.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with and follow direction of account manager.
  • Determine proper product application and generate layout, typicals, and budget estimates based on scope of work.
  • Prepare drawings, renderings, selection of color, materials, and finishes and/or sample boards and present design concepts to Account Managers and to clients.
  • Produce complete, accurate specifications and drawings using current software, planning guides, standards and procedures.
  • Finalize and generate all necessary drawings and project documents required for installation.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Proven competency in AutoCAD, Revit and space planning
  • Be creative and problem solve
  • Create accurate specification drawings to show the overall product concepts and solutions
  • Ability to work in a team environment and individually
  • Demonstrate excellent written and communication skills
  • Strong attention to details, strong organizational, time management and math skills
  • Work in a fast pace environment, work well under pressure and meet deadlines; manage multiple projects
  • Represent CDA in a professional manner, maintain positive attitude, be self‐motivated

PERFORMANCE
Teamwork, Coordination, Organization, Time Management, Technical, Focused, Detailed, Customer Service, Positive, Dependability, Self‐Motivated, Integrity, Fast Pace, Confidant

Education: Four‐year Interior Design degree or equivalent required
Location: Spokane, WA
Position: Full time
Salary: DOE

If interested, please contact:
Gwen Marlow
509‐624‐4200
gwen@cdainteriors.com

Posted 8/12/19


Integrus Architecture – Interior Designer – Seattle, WA

Are you an ambitious Interior Designer looking to join a distinctly innovative and highly creative group? This is a great opportunity to join a team of professionals who are committed to creating meaningful architecture and engaging the communities we serve.

Integrus Architecture is a group of Architects, Structural Engineers, Interior Designers, and Business Professionals committed to an integrated approach toward meaningful and lasting design. By creating buildings that add significant value to the communities in which they’re situated, we hope to make the world a better place – for everyone – to live, to work, and to learn.

What You Do:
The Interior Designer will work on integrated project teams helping to create comprehensive design concepts, presentations, design development and construction documents. You will research, select and specify materials and finishes; create presentation books, boards and materials; and plan and program spaces. You will also communicate with vendors and contractors on a regular basis and manage interior documentation.

What You Have:
• Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design.
• 6+ years’ experience in Interior Design, preferably in education or civic work.
• Working knowledge of building codes related to interior environments.
• Experienced in Revit, SketchUp and/or other 3D modeling programs.
• Experienced in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator).
• Excellent professional writing and communication ability.
• Skilled in Microsoft Office Suite applications.

What We Give:
• A fun, collaborative working environment.
• Employer paid insurance to include medical, dental, vision, life and disability.
• Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave.
• FSA plan with dependent care and transportation options.
• 401K retirement plan, with company match.

How to be successful:
• Quality of Work- when you take pride, it shows!
• Integrity- honesty is the best policy.
• Dependability- your team counts on you.
• Communication- need we say more?

Does this sound like a firm you want to work for? Does our ideal candidate sound just like you? If it does, visit our website to apply: https://integrusarch.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/JobSearch/viewAll. We are looking for great people to join our team in our Seattle and Spokane offices.

Integrus Architecture is an EEO/AAP employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Posted 7/22/19


LMN Architects – Interior Designer – Seattle, WA

LMN Architects is currently seeking outstanding candidates for the position of Interior Designer. Candidates should be passionate about interior design, have a strong design sensibility and appreciate the process of articulating design through visualization and materiality.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in interior and interior architectural design efforts on all project types.
  • Conceptualize and describe design ideas through 3D visualization and hand sketching.
  • Develop space plans and programming documentation.
  • Participate in the preparation of design and construction documents and generate detailed solutions to interior architectural problems.
  • Interface with owners, contractors, and consultants.
  • Organize and prioritize own work efforts.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals, respond to RFI’s.
  • Contribute to team effort through the spirit of collaboration.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in interior design, architecture, or comparable field.
  • Minimum 4-6 years of experience in a firm focusing on similar market sectors.
  • Strong conceptual thinking and 3D visualization skills with use of programs such as Rhino, Revit and Photoshop.
  • LEED certification is desirable as well as demonstration of a strong understanding of sustainable design, awareness of the WELL standard.
  • Proficient with finish materials, specifications, furniture and interior details.
  • Knowledge of building codes and building systems.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and analytical skills.
  • Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize while performing on multiple simultaneous projects.

LMN is an internationally recognized design practice made up of architects, interior designers and planners passionate about design and dedicated to collaboration. We are a single office of 150 people located in Seattle. Our focus is on creating buildings and places that enrich communities and the public realm across a diversity of project types—including education, convention centers, performing arts, commercial mixed-use, high-rise residential and transit facilities.  In recognition of the quality of our work and professional leadership, LMN received the 2016 AIA Architecture Firm Award, the highest national honor bestowed upon an architectural practice. More information on LMN is available on our website at www.lmnarchitects.com.

Qualified candidates should submit a single .pdf (less than 12MB) including a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio via email to LMNemployment@lmnarchitects.com. Please include your name and “Interior Designer” in the subject line.

Posted 2/12/19.


Buffalo Design – Interior Designer – Downtown Seattle

Buffalo Design is a studio of planners, architects, and interior designers working as a team to solve problems and develop fresh ideas since 1986. Our clients appreciate our creative, pragmatic, and appropriate responses for healthcare facilities, libraries, public spaces, and workplaces. We encourage a collaborative, team-oriented atmosphere.

We are seeking an interior designer to be responsible for planning, coordinating and administering projects from start to finish. Most importantly, you must have the desire and ability to develop and maintain strong, long-term working relationships with clients.

Required Education and Work Experience

  • A Bachelor or Master’s Degree from an accredited Interior Design or Architecture program with an emphasis in interior design.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience working in the field of commercial interior design or interior architecture. A background in corporate and/or healthcare design is preferred.
  • NCIDQ certification is preferred
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • LEAN training is a plus
  • Graphic Design skills are a plus

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • A strong design sense with the ability to develop and communicate concepts
  • Ability to collaborate with and direct a team
  • Experience with programming and space planning
  • An In-depth knowledge of products, building systems, and construction methods and the ability to develop detailing for interior elements
  • A basic understanding of building codes
  • Freehand drawing and digital rendering skills
  • Experience developing budgets for furniture and construction and the ability to manage and work within established budgets
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects
  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCad, Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office Suite

Buffalo Design offers a competitive pay and benefits package and an opportunity to grow within the organization. Benefits include employer paid health, dental, and LTC premiums. Buffalo Design is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment.

Submit your resume, cover letter, and PDF work samples to employment@buffalodesign.com.
No phone calls, please.

Posted 1/28/19.


CallisonRTKL – Workplace Interior Designer (9-15 yrs. exp.) – Seattle, WA

CallisonRTKL seeks a senior Interior Designer with experience in project management, to join its’ Workplace practice group located in Seattle. As a senior Interior Designer at CRTKL, you will join a highly collaborative and creative team dedicated to excellence in design and innovative problem solving. The ideal candidate for this position will be organized, detailed-oriented and a self-starting individual driven to succeed.

Responsibilities

  • Leads the management and/or documentation effort for Workplace interiors projects of varying sizes
  • Collaborates on all phases of the design process including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and construction document preparation
  • Generates project program documents, schedules, manages the finances and keep the project on schedule
  • Coordinates with consultants to meet overall project objectives
  • Manages client’s expectations, team communications, and consultant coordination
  • Supports business development, marketing efforts and proposal writing
  • Contributes to CRTKL’s office culture, including participation in office activities, initiatives, learning and mentoring programs

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture or related design field from an accredited school
  • 9-15 years of experience as an interior designer or architect, with a focus on corporate interiors
  • Strong knowledge of the design process
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project and Accounting software with knowledge of SketchUp, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Ability to manage a single project 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, both verbally and graphically
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Apply On-line

Posted 1/18/19.


CallisonRTKL – Workplace Interior Designer (4-8 yrs. exp.) – Seattle, WA

CallisonRTKL seeks an experienced Interior Designer to join its Workplace Practice Group located in Seattle. As an Interior Designer at CallisonRTKL, you will join a highly collaborative and creative team, dedicated to excellence in design and innovative problem solving. The ideal candidate for this position will be organized, detailed-oriented, and a self-starting individual driven to succeed.

Responsibilities

  • Participates in the interior design and/or documentation effort for Workplace interiors projects of varying sizes
  • Collaborates on all phases of the design process including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development and construction document preparation
  • Generates project program documents, space planning concepts and 3D perspective views for presentation to the client team
  • Participates in the specification of furniture systems and finish materials for each project
  • Coordinates with consultants, furniture dealers, product reps and fabricators to meet overall project objectives
  • Aids in managing client’s expectations, team communications and consultant coordination
  • Supports business development and marketing efforts
  • Contributes to CallisonRTKL’ s office culture including participation in office activities, initiatives and learning programs

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture or related design field from an accredited school
  • 4-8 years of interior design experience, with a focus on corporate interiors
  • Strong knowledge of the design process, including color and materials, furniture systems FF&E and specifications
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
  • Ability to focus on a single project 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, both verbally and graphically
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Apply On-line

Posted 1/18/19.


Cushing Terrell – Interior Designer – Downtown Seattle

Cushing Terrell was founded 80 years ago on the promise of an integrated and collaborative design approach. Since the beginning, our architects and engineers have combined intellectual forces to carry out one, simple mission: devise thoughtful and efficient design solutions for our clients. Ready to create with us?

Interior design at Cushing Terrell:

Cushing Terrell is seeking an experienced and collaborative Interior Designer with 5-7 years of experience. You will join a diverse team in a warm, welcoming, creativity-driven environment that values sustainability and environmentally responsible practices in our design thinking.

As a designer at Cushing Terrell, you will have a unique opportunity to work on projects throughout the United States in a range of markets, including retail, commercial, and education, among others. You will carry out creative visions to detailed designs using basic knowledge of programming, space planning and construction documentation. You will be called upon to support design work in partnership with talented Architects, engineers, and business professionals across our 14 offices. Our creative process engages our high profile clients and our project teams in achieving highly integrated and successful design solutions.

What we expect you can bring to the table:

  • Comfortable collaborating in all aspects of design, lead project development and project teams from project inception to completion.
  • Provide an out-of-this-world experience for our clients that cannot be replicated anywhere else.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from an accredited college
  • Deep knowledge of contract documents, specifications, knowledge of design, design documentation, national and local building codes, and accessibility requirements
  • A strong understanding of required ratios and proportions for human focused design.
  • Relevant construction observation and construction administration experience
  • Excellent design skills and strong technical proficiency including experience in working in the following platforms: Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite.

We take care of our own:

At Cushing Terrell, we are committed to excellent client service of both our external and internal clients. We’re the heads-down-but-have-fun, people-before-projects kind of firm. We encourage our team members to set big goals, but keep ego out of the office and prioritize an inclusive, supportive, and collaborative work environment.

In Seattle, our office is just minutes away from the epicenter of downtown. We are located blocks away from the Space Needle in a well-appointed building with Class A amenities. We’re surrounded by top notch eateries and a plethora of transportation options. Getting to work is an easy commute from just about anywhere by personal, public, or alternative modes of

transportation. And once you get here, we want to see you succeed! That’s why we also offer educational and advancement opportunities and are committed to the continuing education and mentorship of all our team members!

This position offers excellent pay and a complete benefits package including production bonuses, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, 401(k) savings plan with an employer match, holiday and paid time off, flexible schedules, and an evolving wellness program.

To apply, please visit www.cushingterrell.com, and when you are ready to apply, click the “Join Us,” tab. We look forward to hearing from you!

Cushing Terrell Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, including vets and disabled individuals. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Posted 1/18/19.