Senior Interior Project Designer

RDC RDC Employer:
Long Beach, CA, USLocation:
Fri, Apr 8 '22Posted on:

RDC is an award-winning architectural firm with a diverse portfolio of work.  We are currently seeking an Senior 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 design scope on entire projects in conjunction with departmental leadership team. 



Bachelor / Master Degree in Interior Design or Architecture from a CIDA-accredited or NAAB-accredited program 


8+ years; NCIDQ/CID preferred 

General Skills 

  • Advanced written communication skills 
  • Advanced 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 departmental leadership 
  • Willing and able to manage client and brand relationships 
  • Willing and able to lead one or more project teams 
  • Strong experience in directing and motivating design staff within the studio and project teams 

Job Required Skills 

  • Advanced experience with construction materials and FF&E selections / providers 
  • Advanced experience in project design specifications, construction documentation, design production, shop drawing review and construction administration 
  • Advanced graphic skills in AutoCAD, REVIT (preferred), InDesign, Photoshop and SketchUp 
  • Advanced knowledge in specification writing (Designer Pages experience preferred) 
  • Advanced understanding and knowledge of design principals, theories, color, and materials 
  • Manage Quality Control exercises for project team 
  • Able to manage project tasks in accordance with project schedules; advanced experience in managing and leading successful projects and/or teams 
  • Advanced experience working with project budgets 
  • Advanced understanding of hotel brand structures and standards, requirements 
  • Provide design direction in accordance with brand-specific standards and guidelines and direct project team to produce design documents that meet brands’ submittal standards 
  • Assist in maintaining departmental documentation and standards 
  • Advanced project management ability to plan/oversee day-to-day and monthly tasks and time as it relates to fee established by team leader 
  • Able to communicate and coordinate effectively with outside vendors and consultants 

RDC offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package to include:  medical, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401(k) plan, medical and dependent care reimbursement plans, education reimbursement program and paid time off (PTO).

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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