Interior Designer ll

Populous Populous Employer:
Kansas City, MO, USLocation:
Mon, Jun 27 '22Posted on:

Populous is a very unique practice with a focus on design experiences.  We design the places where people love to be together. This is our singular purpose.  We use the power of design to transform neighborhoods, revitalize cities, build relationships and connect people to being part of something bigger. We’re a global specialized design firm with local roots in 9 cities across the Americas.  Populous offers the best of both worlds: the resources and impact of the design giants and the tightly-knit atmosphere and growth opportunities of smaller firms.
WHY we design
To amplify the joy in shared moments.
HOW we do it
+ Architecture + Interior Design + Event Design + Landscape Design + Master Planning + Urban Design + Graphic Design + Product Design
WHAT we look for
+ Entrepreneurial spirit + Down to-earth nature + Trendsetting ideas + Unyielding passion + Adaptability + Curiosity + Vision + Energy + Culture enabling
Do you have the following traits?
Goal Oriented: Driven, persistent, tenacious
Optimistic, proactive, confident
Observant & Analytical
Self-starter who thrives in competitive situations
Adept at managing multiple, changing, quick-paced, time-sensitive projects
The preferred candidate will have an interest in working in a dynamic and collaborative global design environment with a diverse range of public assembly building types; including the design of sports venues, convention centers, E-sports venues, hospitality environments, community buildings and transportation facilities.
We are seeking a passionate, creative, engaged, and technically proficient Interior Designer II to join us in a dynamic and collaborative design atmosphere. Applicants must possess exceptional design and technical abilities.

  • Ability to work within a dynamic, creative environment, providing design and documentation in all aspects of the interiors process, in a variety of media formats.
  • Creative design thinking, spatial and environmental design ability, branding development, story creation, and graphic design sensibility are required.
  • Possess strong conceptual design, organizational, presentation, and technical expertise.
  • Ownership of multiple concurrent projects, resilience to switch gears quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Confidence and comfort interacting with clients, participating and leading presentations, meetings and collaborative sessions.
  • Ability to quickly earn trust, build partnerships, and direct large consultant teams.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to give and take direction.


  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Deep passion for design.
  • Hospitality experience is preferred.
  • Superior visual, written and spoken communication skills to express concepts in ways that are captivating.
  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a demanding environment.
  • Proficiency in Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Rendering experience, computer and freehand.
  • Strong sketching and freehand drawings skills. Ability to create quick sketches to convey/sell an idea is critical.


  • Travel will be required.
  • Overtime may be required.

Populous offers a competitive salary, bonus and benefit packages, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k, flexible spending accounts, paid time off and continuing education benefits.  Populous is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran or status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable Federal, State or Local law.
No. 1 Most Innovative Company in Architecture by Fast Company
One of the 50 most innovative companies in the world for 2022 by Fast Company
No. 1 AEC firm in convention and conference facilities sector by BD+C
No. 19 Architecture Firms of 2021 by Architectural Record
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