Interiors Designer with Hospitality and/or Residential Background (7-10 Years Experience) 9/15/2016

Gensler Seattle, WA

Job Classification
Full Time
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Seattle, WA
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Bachelors Degree
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Gensler is a global design firm, with 46 offices and 5,000+ employees worldwide. Gensler helps clients succeed by focusing on the needs of the people they serve, whether they are employees, customers, sports fans, students, passengers or guests. Founded in 1965, Gensler has deep expertise in design and architecture across 31 practices, including commercial office buildings, professional services, retail, aviation, planning and urban design, entertainment and hospitality, sports stadiums and education facilities. The firm also holds practices focusing on brand strategy, environmental graphic design, mission-critical facilities, and has recently invested in consulting for real estate workplace and sustainable design.

For more information, visit our website ( or blog (, follow us on Twitter (@GenslerOnCities, @GenslerOnWork, @GenslerLfstyle), or like us on Facebook (

Gensler s Seattle office was established in 2000 to provide services in architectural and workplace design to the Puget Sound Region. Our clients include financial services, professional services firms, corporate and regional headquarters, advertising, retail, academia, museums, and transportation.

We are seeking an intermediate level interiors designer with a hospitality and/or residential background to join our dynamic team of 60 professionals in an award winning office!Responsibilities:

* Work with the Design Director(s) and project team(s) on conceptual designs, presentations, design development, and production

* Coordinate with consultants, contractors, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives

* Resolve complex design issues with innovative and practical solutions

* Produce graphic presentations, physical models, 3D renderings, and construction drawings

* Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination

* Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs


* Advanced degree in Architecture preferred, with a rigorous design education

* 7-10 years of design experience, with a background hospitality and/or residential

* Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color and materials

* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

* Outstanding graphic presentation skills

* Ability to develop collaborative relationships across the firm, with clients, and with other key constituents

* Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills

* Outstanding graphic presentation skills

* Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly

* Proficiency in Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, and 3ds Max preferred

* Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and SketchUp preferred

This is an excellent opportunity to pursue your design career in a highly-entrepreneurial environment with an industry leader.

If interested, please submit your cover letter, resume and work samples online.