Interior Designer III

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Human by Design

Life at PE:

Perkins Eastman is a global design firm with expertise that covers all aspects of the built environment. With studios in 24 locations globally, we design for people, to enhance the human experience and leave a lasting and positive impact on people’s lives and the world we inhabit.

Perkins Eastman embodies a highly collaborative, team focused culture. We are a design oriented, convergent firm in which our professional roster consists of architects, interior designers, planners, urban designers, graphic designers, construction administration specialists and several other professional disciplines.

The Opportunity:

Perkins Eastman has an immediate need for a Senior Technical Interior Designer. This ideal candidate will work closely with other designers and architects on the project teams to which they are assigned, to design, document and execute the project through installation. The Interior Designer will participate in envisioning, designing, and documenting interior spaces, as well as FF&E.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops design presentations including rendered plans, elevations and 3D views.
  • Works with the lead interior designer to produce accurate technical and contract documentation for construction of a project.
  • Senior technical leader responsible for code compliance and technical oversight.
  • Leads the technical coordination among consultants (MEP, AV, and Life Safety) as it relates to the interior design scope.
  • Participates in activities related to construction administration, including shop drawings, field observations, response to RFI’s, and punchlist.
  • Participate in client meetings including interviews, visioning sessions, information gathering, and presentations.
  • Designs, directs, and mentors junior staff in the design and documentation of the interior workplace design.
  • Works with team on graphics, documentation and coordination of interior elements, including selection and coordination of FF&E with furniture vendors.
  • Attends site meetings with owner, consultants, and contractor inclusive of interior architecture and furniture installation, as necessary.
  • Reviews architectural and furniture installation plans and shop drawings for content and accuracy and ensure that they are fully coordinated with all pertinent consultant drawings.
  • Responsible for meeting project deadlines and budget constraints.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year CIDA accredited Interior Design program or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 to 12 years of related industry experience required.
  • NCIDQ certified or pursuing certification preferred or willing to pursue within next 6 months.
  • LEED AP preferred or willing to pursue within next 6 months.
  • Hospitality, Senior Living, Multi-Family and/or Corporate Interiors experience preferred.
  • Self-starter, passionate about design.
  • Collaborative and team oriented.
  • Possesses interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possesses knowledge of building and ADA codes.
  • Strong proficiency with computer-assisted design software such as Revit, Photoshop, Affinity Suite; MS Office; 3D software such as Enscape.
  • Strong communication, organization, time management skills and excellent graphic presentation skills.
  • Ability to produce and coordinate a complete set of construction documents for permit and bid.

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.