Intermediate Interior Designer - Los Angeles

Pfeiffer, a Studio of Perkins Eastman Pfeiffer, a Studio of Perkins Eastman Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Mon, Jul 19 '21Posted on:

Pfeiffer, a Studio of Perkins Eastman, is a 40-person architecture, interior design and planning studio that practices nationally with staff in New York and Los Angeles. We have an immediate opening for an intermediate interior designer in our downtown Los Angeles office to work on educational and cultural projects that involve assignments of substantial variety and complexity. If you care to make a difference, are inquisitive, energetic, and a committed professional who is seeking a growth opportunity, please apply.

Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

  • Work closely with senior interior designers to develop inventive and cost-effective design solutions
  • Develop presentation materials, including 3D renderings, sketches, diagrams, layouts, and details that effectively communicate design intent
  • Participate in project meetings and record meeting outcomes
  • Produce architectural design and construction documents and provide content content for architectural specifications
  • Develop finish materials packages and Furniture Furnishings and Equipment (FF&E) packages for projects, including production of furniture plans, researching, selecting, customizing, estimating, budgeting, and producing complete specifications
  • Oversee the firm’s resource materials library, including coordinating & scheduling vendor visits and keeping resources current.

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

  • 6-8 years of relevant experience; prior experience with higher education or similar typologies a plus
  • Strong aesthetic sense, technical understanding, and a solid knowledge of finish materials and products
  • Familiarity with building and life safety codes and their correct application to Interiors work
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills; fluency in English (oral and written communication)
  • Proficiency in BIM (Revit), SketchUp and/or other design related software
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (PhotoShop, Illustrator and InDesign) and MS Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • A degree from an accredited school of Architecture, Interior Design, or Interior Architecture
  • NCIDQ certification, CID and LEED accreditation a plus
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and be living in Los Angeles area

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to manage time well and to achieve deadlines; possess methodical follow-through skills; and have an enthusiastic "can-do" attitude toward all assignments. We are seeking a driven, creative problem-solver, who brings attention to detail, a desire to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment and an interest in professional advancement.

Pfeiffer, a Perkins Eastman Studio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive compensation and benefits package including professional development opportunities, an option of flexible and some remote work if desired, a performance-based compensation plan and 401K.


To apply, please send your resume and portfolio along with a cover letter in PDF format to:, with ‘ID-LA-6-8” in the subject line.

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