San Francisco

Senior Interior Designer – Workplace

Woods Bagot is a People Architecture company placing human experience at the center of our design process to create and deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people actually use space.

About the role

The role will be based in our San Francisco studio and will assist Principal’s and other Project Leaders to deliver projects with high quality design outcomes for our clients.

This position requires a strong all-rounder, with high level conceptual design skills supported by your extensive experience on commercial workplace projects. You will have a proven track record of managing project programs and leading a team.

This is a career growth opportunity to be a key influencer within your specialist sector, at a studio, regional and potentially global level. You will gain valuable experience working alongside our Principal’s and other Project Leaders and share your knowledge and experience to empower junior and mid-level team members.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead bids and submissions for potential projects, competitions, and new clients
  • Contribute to strategic business planning for Interior Design sectors (workplace specific)
  • Lead interior design teams to develop concept designs through to practical completion
  • Prepare space planning, test fitting and schematic design schemes for commercial interior design projects
  • Prepare design development presentations and documentation
  • Liaise with engineering services and specialist sub consultants
  • Manage bid/tender documentation package including drawings, schedules and specifications
  • Manage construction documentation package including drawings, schedules and specifications
  • Must be able to be hands on with documentation as required.
  • Contribute to the culture and development of the interior design team.

About you

As the successful candidate you will have experience working with a collaborative, creative and resourceful team. You have specialized experience in the design and construction of architectural projects.

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • 8-15 years’ experience (or equivalent) working in the Interior Design field
  • Hold a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design; Interior Architecture or Architecture.
  • Demonstrate exceptional skills in concept design and narrative development
  • Experience in writing bids and submissions
  • Demonstrate experience in strategic business planning, contributing to writing business plans
  • Stakeholder engagement and ability to lead client meetings
  • Ability to write and manage project programs
  • Proven experience delivering profitable projects
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Lead and mentor junior staff
  • Technical knowledge
  • Ability and confidence in dealing with clients and consultants
  • Familiar with USA building regulations and standards
  • InDesign and Photoshop skills
  • Revit skills highly advantageous
  • Hand sketching skills desirable

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and portfolio in a combined PDF document via our Senior Interior Designer – Workplace LinkedIn Job Post. Due to LinkedIn file restrictions we recommend including a link to your portfolio. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. All personal data collected by the Company will be kept confidential and only used for recruitment purposes. We do not accept unsolicited resumes or names from agencies.

Mandatory requirementsit is an essential requirement that at the time of applying for this position, applicants must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Inspiration. Innovation. Inclusiveness. We are Woods Bagot.

Woods Bagot is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

At Woods Bagot, we are committed to creating an environment where difference is celebrated, valued and respected, practices are equitable, and our people feel like they belong. We accept that none of us is smarter than all of us. We believe building a diverse workforce is the foundation to creativity and innovative design – it is only by working together that we can realise the potential of our people, clients and communities around us. Through our inclusive leadership and our truly global studio network of strategists, experience designers and scientists, you will find your voice and have the support and flexibility required to bring your whole self to work and build an exceptional career.