Interior Project Designer

RDC RDC Employer:
Long Beach, CA, USLocation:
Tue, Mar 22 '22Posted on:

RDC is an award-winning architectural firm with a diverse portfolio of work.  We are currently seeking an Interior Project Designer to support our office in Long Beach, California.  

Position Summary

Designs, manages and performs within a design team in a self-directed manner in all aspects of the Interior Design process including preparation of materials, schematic design, design development, contract documentation, rendering and construction administration activities within an established budget with specific scheduling, site and programmatic requirements.

A Project Designer leads parts of or an entire project and leads project teams in conjunction with the Senior Project Designer/Design Manager and team leadership.



  • Bachelor or master’s degree in interior design or Architecture from a CIDA-accredited or NAAB-accredited program


  • 6 – 8 years; NCIDQ/CID preferred; Hospitality experience preferred

General Skills

  • Strong written communication skills
  • Strong oral presentation skills; able to participate in client presentations and workshops
  • Demonstrates collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Self-directed and motivated
  • Complete comprehensive project tasks efficiently in a prescribed time frame with very minimal feedback / redlines from team leadership
  • Willing and able to manage client and brand relationships
  • Strong experience in directing and motivating design staff within the studio and project teams
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with outside vendors and consultants

Job Required Skills

  • Strong experience with construction materials and FF&E selections/providers
  • Strong experience in project design specifications, construction documentation, production, material selection, shop drawing review and construction administration
  • Strong graphic skills in Revit, InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp
  • Strong knowledge in specification writing (Designer Pages experience preferred)
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of design principals, theories, color, and materials
  • Perform Quality Control exercises on one’s own work as well as the work of other team members
  • Able to manage and complete project tasks in accordance with project schedules, experience in managing and leading successful projects
  • Strong understanding of brand structures and standards, requirements, and project budgets
  • Translate design direction to project team in accordance with team leadership, brand-specific standards, and brand guidelines; direct project team to produce design documents that meet brands’ submittal standards
  • Strong project management ability to plan/oversee day-to-day and monthly tasks and time as it relates to fee established by team leader

For immediate confidential consideration, please submit your resume through our website at

All candidates should have legal work status in the United States. RDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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