Interior Designer

  • Full Time
  • Tigard/Portland, Oregon
  • Posted 4 weeks ago

PKA Architects

Petersen Kolberg & Associates (PKA) is a regional architectural firm located in Portland, Oregon with a strong focus in the healthcare industry and a wide client base. We are currently seeking a full-time interior designer to join the PKA Interiors studio. We are looking for a creative and energetic individual who has a passion for architecture and design and who also desires to be a part of a collaborative, integrated team. The position requires superb communication skills, the ability to take ownership and drive project process, and the ability to thrive in a team environment.


Job Description and role

·         Work with the team to help develop ideas and finish concepts with mentoring opportunities

·         Design and documentation of graphic project elements such as digital modeling using Revit, Photoshop, Sketchup, etc. to produce graphic design concepts and presentation documents

·         Preliminary space plan and furniture plan development

·         Adapt to a range of various tasks including rudimentary interior design assignments to collaboration with project design and developing construction documents

·         Participate in researching finish materials and maintaining a current materials library

·         Preparation of finish specifications



·         Bachelor degree in Interior Design

·         Strong graphic design skills and artistic abilities including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and InDesign

·         Experience with Revit, Bluebeam, Sketchup, AutoCAD and other modeling programs

·         4+ years of experience in Commercial Interior Design or at an Architectural firm

·         Experience with the design of healthcare environments

·         Basic understanding of architectural design, interior design, and construction principles

·         Experience with the production of design and construction documentation including specifications

·         Experience with the research of materials and applications for both interior and exterior of buildings is desirable

·         Experience in the selection and specification of FF&E required

·         General knowledge of relevant building construction codes & standards [FGI, OAR, ADA, etc] and other regulatory requirements

·         Strong verbal, written, and graphic communication skills


Other Qualities

·         Flexible and Proactive

·         Ability to multi-task and thrive with the ability to organize tasks efficiently

·         Collaborative and adaptive with team members and tasks

·         Creative problem solver

·         Detail-oriented


PKA Architects offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401(k) plan, profit sharing, and paid time off (PTO).