Senior Interior Designer

GGLO GGLO Employer:
Seattle, WA, USLocation:
Fri, Jan 31 '20Posted on:

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The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative design firm in Seattle, Los Angeles, and Boise, seeks a Senior Interior Designer for our growing Seattle location.

We are an innovative firm designing buildings, landscapes, and places that weave together a vibrant mix of uses to embrace the communities in which we work.  Our dynamic team of interdisciplinary professionals crafts solutions for our clients by asking the right questions, diving deep into understanding their needs and the context of our projects, and by pursuing new ways of thinking about the future. We are recognized in the design community for the quality and thoughtfulness of our work, and for being focused on outcomes that build healthy communities and cities.

About the Role

To lead, facilitate and coordinate interior design services with aligned disciplines on assigned projects from project analysis through completion. Take responsibility for production and coordination associated with project(s), including providing direction to the project team.

Professional Knowledge & Responsibility

  • Lead GGLO project design teams to meet the clients needs, quality objectives, project constraints as well as GGLO’s brand of design.
  • Responsible for the development of the whole design of the project according to the design intent.
  • Reviewing all documents to ensure they incorporate the design intent.
  • Represent GGLO and the design for all consultant coordination meetings.
  • Manage design coordination within GGLO i.e. between architecture, FF&E and graphics, and between Owners consultants.
  • Supervise, develop and mentor Designers.
  • Coordinate with the Project Manager in providing services per scope, budget and schedule.
  • Responsible for creating and delivering presentations based on GGLO’s deliverables standards for presentations and contract documents.
  • Oversee the production and delivery of quality and timely sets of contract documents being drawings, specifications, budgets and reports as proscribed by the contract.
  • Lead the GGLO team in performing it’s construction administration
  • Responding to RFI’s and interpreting the contract documents to ensure the design intent is met.
  • Reviewing submittals, substitutions and field conditions for conformance with design intent.
  • Attending and reporting on field visits.
  • Conducting punch lists reviews
  • Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction.

What You Have (Requirements)

  • NCIDQ certification
  • 15+ years of experience working in relevant design firm environment
  • Experience leading design on multi-family and mixed-use projects
  • Knowledge of computer software, including Revit, Rhino and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Proficient in Windows-based programs, Microsoft Office and Windows OS
  • Ability to hand draft and draw freehand
  • Understands and can articulate how to solve unusual or complex issues
  • Ability to provide leadership and creative vision to create successful multi-family design work
  • Experience maintaining client relationships
  • Proven ability to lead multi-family design projects
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Experience working on projects in our core market preferred
  • Experience with Deltek Vision preferred

What does this mean for your career?  Our employees are a talented mix of individuals who embody every aspect of an integrated practice, who are catalysts for community through an integrated, research based approach with sustainable design competency as a prerequisite.  We offer the opportunity to align your long term career goals with a variety of projects and clients while working with Principals from multiple markets. We want your energy, creativity, and thirst for transforming great ideas into built reality! 


We offer paid licensure and industry memberships, professional development, mentorship programs, flexible schedules, remote work, generous time off, ORCA commuter passes, bicycle parking, office bicycles for use, casual dress code, relaxed atmosphere, pet friendly atmosphere, indoor gym, pool, sauna, summer concert series in our outdoor space, and a collaborative, stable environment.  Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, and Life Insurance, 401K with employer match program, annual Profit Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees.


GGLO, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture.

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