Interior Designer (Level II or III)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 2 months ago

Bassetti Architects

Bassetti Architects is a vibrant firm of talented and inspired individuals with offices in Seattle and Portland. We design projects that fall under four primary categories: civic, historical, cultural, and most frequently education. We are passionate about fostering healthy learning environments that support the unique emotional needs of students. Our designs focus on sustainability, equity, community, and flexibility. Each building that we design is a unique reflection of the client’s needs, but always incorporates a rigorous community engagement process.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Interior Designer in our Seattle office. The ideal candidate is passionate about architecture, has a strong design sensibility, and appreciates the process of articulating design through presentation, documentation and construction process.

Responsibilities

  • Generate design concepts and space planning solutions.
  • Produce project presentations and documentation to support design concepts.
  • Develop specifications and coordinate with construction documents.
  • Manages the furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) selection and procurement.
  • Coordinate documentation work with project team and consultants.
  • Work collaboratively with architectural staff to develop design concepts and meet deadlines.
  • Experience mentoring junior interior designers.
  • Periodic travel to our Portland office for project coordination.

Level II Specific Expectations (6+ years of experience)

  • Review and comment on the technical specifications.
  • Design, prepare and present interior color and materials to the client.
  • Collaborate on the design and assist with the presentation of environment graphics to the client.
  • Review and provide comments on cost estimates and other consultants reports or documents.
  • Coordinate documentation with project team and consultants.
  • Assist the construction administration team which can include interface with owner, contractor, and consultants.

Level III Specific Expectations (8+ years of experience)

  • All items listed above.
  • Generate in collaboration with office specifier, review and comment on the technical specifications.
  • Provide technical leadership for interior design portions of large complex projects.
  • Design, prepare and present interior color and materials on the most complex projects.
  • Collaborate with Graphic Designer and present environment graphics to the client.
  • Review and provide comments on cost estimates and other consultants reports or documents on the most complex projects.
  • Coordinate documentation with project team and consultants on the largest and most complex projects.
  • Assist the construction administration team which can include interface with owner, contractor, and consultants.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or other advanced degree in Interior Design from an accredited institution.
  • Certification as IIDA licensed interior designer is encouraged.
  • 6+ years of experience in interior design for institutional or commercial projects or a closely related design industry role.
  • Experienced Revit user. Enscape experience is a plus.
  • Photoshop and InDesign experience preferred. Excel experience required.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Capacity to manage several projects at the same time.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, organizational, and analytical skills.

The Firm

  • We promote a spirit of inclusion.
  • We work together and play together.
  • We encourage volunteering among staff members.
  • We celebrate innovation.
  • We have multiple offices.
  • We offer competitive compensation and benefits including a 401(k) retirement plan, medical and dental insurance, short and long term disability insurance, life insurance, and an FSA plan.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer that supports diversity and mentorship.

Qualified candidates should submit a PDF including a cover letter, resume, and work samples via email to HR@bassettiarch.com.

Please visit our website for additional information about our firm, www.Bassettiarch.com.

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