Senior Designer (Lancaster)


: $64,820.00 - $105,150.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Position Summary

Responsible for developing and documenting color & material schemes, furniture selections, artwork & accessories. Work as a team member under the direction of the Design Director and Project Manager

Essential Functions

Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment and color coordination

Work with Design Director and client to develop FF&E design based on project criteria, program and budget; participate in design charrettes

Strong working knowledge of local material resources

Proven experience in FF&E design development and documentation

Outstanding graphic presentation skills

Participate in development of presentation material and help maintain graphic quality and content; participate in client presentations

Develop and maintain FF&E budget

Create specifications documenting all FF&E. Revise and adjust as necessary throughout the course of the project

Serves as day-to-day contact with client s purchasing agent

Create furniture plans and fully coordinate with architectural, electrical, RCP and lighting plans and other consultants' drawings

Coordinate presentation of artwork & accessories program

Participate in the construction administration of projects. Review submittals, strike-offs, finish samples and shop drawings for compliance with specifications and design intent

Coordinate the installation of FF&E with all parties involved

Produce and coordinate finish schedule

Knowledgeable about contractual responsibilities as it relates to scope of work.

Guide and mentor junior design team members throughout all phases of the project.

Manage work flow and deadlines with team. Make task assignments to junior staff.

Skilled in time management and contribute to financial success of projects

Helps Design Director maintain continuity of design intent through construction documentation

Coordinate with interior architectural team members in the preparation of construction documents and interior architectural specifications. Assist in coordination of interior architectural documents with the work of consultants and project architect

Support business development and marketing efforts when needed

Participate in professional organizations

Background & Skills

  • Education: Bachelor's degree, major in Interior Design
  • Experience: 8+ years of experience in Architecture or Design
  • Technical Skills: Strong computer skills with proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign & Photoshop), writing custom FF&E specifications, MS Office

Amount of Travel Required: 25-40%

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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