Intermediate Interior Designer

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Posted 4 weeks ago


SmithGroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15 offices in the U.S. and China. We employ research, data, advanced technologies, and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challenges. Our specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spaces. We are deeply committed to our promise to Design a Better Future – for our clients, communities, and employees. Are you ready to help us get there?

We are in the unique position of having multiple significant healthcare commissions for institutions shaping the landscape of next-generation healthcare that offer career-shaping leadership roles and experiences for dedicated and emerging professionals.  The work includes large-scale hospital expansions for academic medical centers and leading community healthcare systems as well as mid-to large-scale ambulatory surgery and specialty care environments.  These projects offer opportunities to gain experience working in Big Rooms and partnering with contractors and trade partners through design.

The San Francisco office of SmithGroup is looking for an Intermediate Interior Designer to join our team.  This role can be fulfilled remotely.

​Working with us, you will:

  • Be a key participant in developing next-generation holistic designs for healing and safe environments for patients, families, physicians, and staff across a spectrum of healthcare project-types.
  • Be an interior-focused architect or designer with strong conceptual design skills.
  • Work with senior interior designers to further design concepts and develop materials for presentation and implementation.
  • Prepare, coordinate, and complete contract document packages.
  • Create graphics and presentations materials.
  • Participate in client meetings and presentations.
  • Consult with manufacturers, research and evaluate FF&E, materials and products.
  • Assist in managing project scope, schedule, production, and quality within fee parameters.
  • Assist in construction administration including responding to RFI’s, preparing sketches and addendums, and visiting the construction site to gather information and/or prepare punch lists.
  • Be responsible for meeting project deadlines and budget constraints.

An ideal candidate has:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or equivalent.
  • Minimum 6 years of related experience required.
  • Architectural or Interior Design registration preferred.
  • LEED AP preferred.
  • Proficiency in Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and AutoCAD programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform work involving independent judgment and to act as project coordinator and leader.
  • Ability to produce and coordinate a complete set of construction documents for permit and bid.
  • Experience in selecting materials, finishes and colors for healthcare environments.
  • Experience in preparing furniture bid packages.

Only candidates who meet these requirements will be considered.

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SmithGroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also promote a healthy work/life balance for our staff which includes an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays), as well as hybrid work options that give our team the flexibility to work within our vibrant office culture or remotely, as needed.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

SmithGroup is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or arrest/conviction records.