Interior Designer

Gensler - Seattle, WA3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $54,000 - $72,000 a year
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Gensler’s Seattle office was established in 2000 to provide a diverse set of strategic and design services in the Puget Sound region. In our 18 years, we have recruited some of the best talent the region has to offer, and built a balanced team of design professionals with strengths in strategy, management, design, and project delivery. Our project types have ranged from workplace and consulting to architecture and master planning. Our clients include technology companies, developers, professional services firms, higher educational institutions, and professional sports organizations, and our work has received numerous awards from the AIA, IIDA, and NAIOP, among others.

Your Role

Hospitality is an art. Our designers at Gensler craft meaningful experiences grounded in a deep understanding of culture, time, and place. Each environment we create is designed in response to the bigger picture, yet tailored to suit unique brand perspectives. The result is a perfect balance between beauty and functionality. We believe hospitality must be engaging and we strive to create playful environments that surprise and delight all who enter. We look to engage as artists, craftsman, inventors, designers, and entrepreneurs, endowed with endless curiosity and a mindful approach to design. The Seattle office is currently seeking an Interior Designer - FF&E Specialist in Retail/F&B and Hospitality.

What You Will Do

Utilize your experience with all phases of Interior Design project deliverables from Concept Design through Construction Administration to realize a successful design concept
Work independently or with minor oversight to perform assignments including programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation
Produce mood, material and design presentations independently or with minimal supervision
Produce furniture plans, specifications, material selections and schedules needed for construction documentation independently or with minimal supervision
Participate in client and consultant meetings
Effectively communicate design ideas by hand sketching and/or digital graphics
Utilize knowledge of hospitality furniture and technology, and custom furniture and lighting solutions, finishes, materials, color selections, and ID specifications
Independently create material palettes and inspiration image boards
Your Qualifications

Experience in the role described above
Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture from a CIDA or NCARB accredited school.
2+ years experience required
High taste level, excellent color sense, and great passion for hospitality design
Excellent graphic design, organizational, time management, and written and verbal communication skills
Passionate, self-starting, intelligent, dedicated, efficient
Enjoys both taking responsibility and team collaboration
Detailed understanding of FFE design and deliverables
Passion for both the big picture design ideas and the details
Facility with 3D conceptualization (digitally or by hand) a plus
Proficiency in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Revit and Bluebeam are a plus
Knowledge or proficiency of SPEXX software is a plus
If interested, please submit your application materials online. Applications without portfolios will not be considered.

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 to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

We encourage every person at Gensler 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.

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.