Interior Design Team Leader - Healthcare, Science & Technology

EwingCole EwingCole Employer:
Philadelphia, PA, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 22 '18Posted on:

Job Description:

We are seeking an Interior Design Team Leader for our Philadelphia office. The Interior Design Team Leader position entails leading the interior design effort of large and small-scaled projects and supervising all the interior designers in the team. The Interior Design Team Leader has obtained and is maintaining their NCIDQ certification. The designer is responsible for developing conceptual design and evolving these concepts with the selection and detailing of finish materials and furnishings. This position coordinates its work with other disciplines in the production of drawings and construction documents which fulfill the design concept, meet the client's expectations and the firm's goals of design excellence, financial viability and quality service. The Interior Design Team Leader position reviews all interior design work in the team and receives technical, budgetary, managerial and design guidance on critical issues, new concepts and policy requirements. 

Job Duties:

  • Schematic Design and Design Development
    • Conduct / verify programming with clients (as required by project)
    • Work with the project manager and the architectural project designer in creating interior environments which serve the client’s needs and responds to their desired spatial needs, image and aesthetic
    • Develop code compliant designs
    • Develop fundamental design reports
    • Select appropriate finish materials and furnishings
    • Prepare furniture budgets
    • Develop presentation materials including 3d renderings
    • Lead interior design presentations to the client
    • Participate in the projects’ design review presentation
    • Collaborate with lighting designer to develop lighting concepts and initial fixture selection
    • Coordinate work with other disciplines
    • Supervise and mentor less experienced designers in above tasks
  • Construction Documents
    • Work with the design team in articulating design principles that help govern the detailing phase of the project
    • Execute and enhance the design intent while preparing the construction documents
    • Develop millwork design and details
    • Work with the engineering disciplines and architecture to insure a consistent development of the project towards the design concepts established in earlier phases.
    • Develop project and furniture specifications and other technical requirements of projects
    • Participate in submittal responses, shop drawing review and construction site visits
    • Prepare interiors and furniture punchlists
    • Work with the technical team in preparing construction phase design directives
    • Supervise and mentor less experienced designers in above tasks
  • Marketing
    • Assist market segment leaders and the marketing department in the preparation of design documents and presentation materials
    • Participate in interviews for potential project work
  • Departmental Duties
    • Mentor less experienced designers
    • Work with project managers and team leader to assign work to interior design staff
    • Assist in the development and maintenance of presentation and documentation standards
    • Participate in the quality assurance process for documentation
    • Conduct design reviews of projects in the team
    • Assist in the recruitment and interviews of potential employees
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested

Job Requirements:

  • BFA or BS in Interior Design. 
  • Minimum of fifteen years of design experience.   
  • Outstanding design skills and the ability to collaborate in the design of interior architecture. 
  • Polished skills in client design visioning sessions and presentations. 
  • Complete knowledge of interior architecture detailing.
  • Full understanding of the finish materials and furnishings utilized in healthcare and science & technology spaces and related sustainability concepts. 
  • Ability to mentor less experienced designers. 
  • Proficient in Revit 2016, Word, Excel, Photoshop and PowerPoint. 
  • Knowledge of three dimensional rendering programs such as SketchUp, 3ds Max & Revit.  
  • Demonstrate all aspects of responsibilities listed above.

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