Senior Interior Designer

Pophouse is seeking a Senior Interior Designer with creative and technical experience to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience leading large-scale projects for a variety of commercial clients. With a passion for thoughtful design and a dedication to client satisfaction, this person will be instrumental in combining creativity and technical knowledge to provide design excellence for our clients. Innovative ideas, advanced communication skills, and a positive attitude are required to build and foster relationships with our team and clients.

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01 Responsibilities +
  • Lead the design of large and small scale projects, including pre-design, programming client needs, schematic design, design development, and construction administration efforts
  • Direct and provide mentorship and coaching within project teams to support the growth and development of design team members
  • Develop expertise based on varying scales of work, scope of projects, and phases of design
  • Create and develop overall design narratives and innovative design solutions and drive to execution throughout entire project lifecycle
  • Manage to Pophouse design process and lead design critiques and charrettes with design team and senior leadership
  • Formulate design presentation strategies and lead client presentations
  • Participate in the selection and presentation of furniture, fabrics, equipment, material palettes, and lighting
  • Manage client expectations, team communication, and consultant coordination to ensure all client goals and objectives are met
  • Maintain strong client communication throughout entire design and construction process
  • Manage client interaction and decision-making related to design intent
  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships built on trust with external consultants, vendors, fabricators, and architects
  • Create and communicate clear and attainable project goals, objectives, and requirements throughout entire project duration
  • Accountable for quality and technical standards within the work according to Pophouse standards
  • Accountable to Design Director
02 Skills +
  • Effective listening and coaching skills
  • Ability to develop a strong sense of team camaraderie
  • Knowledge of drawing design techniques, tools and principles
  • Knowledge of construction methodology, materials and manufacturers
  • Knowledge of industry trends and best practices, ability to share with team
  • Proficient task management and project management skills
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and effectively guide the work of project teams
  • Ability to consistently meet deadlines, delegate, and develop next steps within project teams
  • Involvement in industry organizations
  • Advanced written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to drive an innovation mindset and demonstrate thought-leadership within the team
  • Ability to travel periodically
03 Qualifications +
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture from an accredited college or university, CIDA accredited program preferred
  • 10+ years of professional experience in interior design
  • 6-8 years of experience in commercial interiors required
  • NCIDQ Certification, LEED Accreditation a plus
  • Advanced proficiency in AutoCAD and/or Revit
  • Advanced proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • 3D Computer rendering skills (SketchUp, 3Ds Max, and/or other modeling software)
  • Experience in Specifying Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E)
  • Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials, color selections, and specifications
  • Advanced graphic and verbal presentation skills, including hand sketching, required