Posted on: Mar 15th, 2017

Senior Interior Designer (Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212


DesignGroup, an architecture and design firm has expanded its office by opening a new location in Nova Place, in Pittsburgh's North Shore. We are seeking a high-energy, talented, Senior Interior Designer to join our team of professionals in our new location. This individual will bring fresh perspectives to impact clients’ through design excellence on healthcare, civic, education and library projects.


What will we ask you to do?  

  • Develop three-dimensional design concepts from schematic design through construction documents.
  • Lead the client and internal team members in the following efforts: space planning, sketches and 3D modeling to communicate design ideas, develop furniture bid packages.
  • Apply space planning and test fit planning skills, coordinating interior material finish selections, editing master specification sections, furniture specifications and lighting specifications.
  • Create and coordinate drawings with other disciplines and maintain regular client contact.
  • Coordinate with all project consultants and engineers.
  • Participate in Business Development activities such as networking events and professional organizations.
  • Other duties associated to project interior design.


Why DesignGroup?

DesignGroup has numerous, award-winning projects located throughout the United States. DesignGroup's work is unmistakable, with a balance of stunning contemporary architecture, thoughtful renovations and sustainable building practices. Civic responsibility is integral to DesignGroup’s philosophy; beyond bricks and mortar, the firm is deeply involved in community organizations and its design principals are recognized as thought leaders in design.


If you are looking for a:

  • Innovative and growing firm
  • Creative fun environment
  • Comprehensive total benefits package including:
    • Health & wellness programs 
    • 401(k) plans with company match
    • Flexible work schedule 
    • ½ day on Fridays
    • Professional education and career development
  • And more

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  • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design from an accredited university
  • 6 - 10 years of relevant interior design project experience in the A/E industry
  • NCIDQ certification preferred or willing to attain
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, Adobe Suite, REVIT and Sketch-up.
  • Strong design, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate design ideas through freehand sketching and rendering
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, time management, presentation skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build and maintain excellent interpersonal relationships
  • Ability to initiate and maintain extensive contacts with professionals and officials of other organizations, companies, and government or permitting agencies
  • Ability to work independently on multiple tasks without immediate and constant supervision
  • Skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented, as well as communicate information and ideas in speaking and writing
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