Senior Interior Designer, K-12

  • DLR Group
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • Aug 01, 2021

Job Description

DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is the elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is appealing, you're at the right place.

DLR Group has an opening for a Senior Interior Designer in our K-12 Studio.

Location: Omaha, NE

In this role you will be working as a part of our integrated design team and are responsible for collaborating on the design of projects from pre-design and programming through construction administration on projects ranging in size and complexity. You will often lead project design efforts, client interactions, and presentations. You will mentor younger staff, fostering a work environment that emphasizes mutual respect, integration, learning, communication, and collaboration. This role is focused on our K12 market with an emphasis on identifying and developing the strengths you bring to the overall team. You will seek-out, and assume, leadership opportunities in your office and region by coordinating and implementing learning-oriented and social activities focused on the K12 sector. You will work collaboratively with clients, contractors, vendors and DLR Group team members to deliver projects.

The successful candidate will

Be a collaborative design team member, leading in thought-leadership throughout all phases of the design process.
Have strong client and time management skills.
Set a vision and direction for design concept presentations.
Set a vision and direction for material palettes, reviews, and provides feedback to the team for development.
Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts
Have strong creative design and drawing skills, graphic and oral design presentation skills, capacity for conceptual design thinking, and 3D design/modeling ability.
Have a deep understanding of the research underpinning the Evidence Based Design solutions adding value beyond the traditional FF&E support; and work to generate design support tools.
Contribute to the development of Construction Documents and specifications, may provide a QA/QC role.
Set direction and contributes to the development of Furniture packages, may provide a QA/QC role.

Required Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or equivalent
Professional NCIDQ Certification
Ability to work both independently and effectively in a cross-disciplinary team atmosphere and across multiple offices.
Outstanding communication, and interpersonal skills and be an enthusiastic team player.
Strong leadership and team building skills.
Strong time management skills.

Preferred Qualifications

8-12 years of experience with a significant portion in the K12 market
Industry involvement in relevant market sector organizations
Proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite
Proficiency with SketchUp and some 3D rendering software
Has an interest in Healthy Materials and sustainable building design

DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

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