RMW architecture & interiors is an innovative, award-winning architecture and interior design firm with a collaborative culture. Our mission is to design engaging workplaces for great companies. We are currently experiencing exciting growth and seek an Interiors Designer 2 to work on a variety of commercial office projects in our San Jose studio.
Responsible for design and presentation drafting on interior design projects, including schematic design tasks and design development. Considering a project’s scope, size, and complexity, an Interior Designer 2 may work independently on small-scale projects or within a larger design team on larger, more complex projects.
Coordinates and assists in the development of the client’s program
Coordinates on program, budget, and schedule for timely and appropriate design development
Develops design alternatives to meet the client’s programmatic requirements
Researches and completes material and finish selections
Develops presentation materials that communicate the design concept(s) to the client
Assists client in the selection of FF&E systems, freestanding furniture, and furniture dealers
Coordinates FF&E specifications and installation as required
Assists construction administrator in reviewing construction for general conformance with the design concept
Assists in preparing, reviews and evaluates cost estimates during Schematic and Design Development phases
Meets with clients to coordinate design decisions
Assists in maintaining the RMW database
Ensures that the project meets general firm goals, standards, and quality assurance, as well as monitors liability exposure
Ability to devise new and multiple approaches to a design problem
Ability to make significant changes to a project with principal review
NCIDQ certification preferred: Professional degree or recognized equivalent
General experience on medium size projects of 25,000 sq. ft. or more with budgets of millions of dollars in construction and FF&E, and 5-7 years of experience are required for this position
Experience coordinating project resources, including project consultants
Proficient knowledge of Revit. Experience in SketchUp, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign desired
Highly creative with the ability to execute high levels of design
Awareness of building codes, materials, costs, and drawing techniques
Problem solver with a strong sense of design, color, and materials
Strong follow-through and attention to detail is required.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and to work within a team structure
Highly effective interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills
Positive attitude with a strong aptitude for learning
For consideration, please email your resume and work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org, referencing the position title on the email subject line. No phone calls please. RMW architecture & interiors is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.