Designer 2, Interiors

San Francisco, CA

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 play a pivotal role in our San Francisco studio.

Essential Function:

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. 

Responsibilities:

  • 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 clients 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 with preparing, reviewing, and evaluating 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 and 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

Education / Certification / Experience Requirement:

  • 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 4-7 years of experience are required for this position.
  • Experience coordinating project resources, including project consultants.
  • Proficient knowledge of Revit, SketchUp, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • 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
  • Technically-minded.
  • 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 hr@rmw.com, referencing the position title on the email subject line. No phone calls, please. RMW architecture & interiors is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.