Interior Design Principal - Mixed-Use

A Los Angeles based and international design based firm is seeking an Interior Design Principal to work on their mixed-use projects. You will be responsible to represent the firm with clients and be responsible for the design of projects from inception through construction in conformance with firm expectations for design creativity and quality, contractual project requirements, time schedules and firm financial expectations.
  • Salary: US $150,000-250,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Interiors
  • Job Ref: 50178

About this role

Candidate must be highly talented, passionate and creative, having at least a minimum of 15 years of experience in commercial and mixed-use design as an Interior Design Principle with responsibilities as indicated. Candidate should have a legacy body of their own work that will strongly contribute to establishing market position in Interior Design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish, nurture, and maintain a working relationship with clients
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with clients
  • Review program requirements with Architectural Design Principal and Design Director and establish design criteria for project
  • Initiate the development of design concepts with collaboration with Architectural Design Principals and Design Director
  • Responsible for preparation of design documents that meet project requirements, office and industry standards
  • Organize and prepare design presentations
  • Lead design presentations with clients, governmental agencies and/or potential operators or tenants
  • Oversee and manage all design staff assigned to project
  • Meet project deadlines, schedules and project budget requirements
  • Coordinate work with consultants
  • Promote and lead business development initiatives for Interior Design practice

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Professional degree in Interior Design
  • NCIDQ accreditation preferred
  • Self-motivated and talented visionary designer willing and eager to accept the challenges of small to large scale, complex architectural mixed-use projects and variety of other types of projects that the office is contracted to work on
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead multidisciplinary teams and develop visionary experiential designs, spatial programming, and technical analysis
  • Participate effectively within a collaborative design approach with Architectural Design Principals and design teams
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Passionate and visually effective presentation skills to diverse audience, clients, investors, city and other public constituencies
  • Strong graphic presentation skills, hand sketching ability required
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD software, 3D modeling skills preferred
  • Experience in hospitality, casino, restaurant, creative office, retail and multi-family residential projects
  • Experience in large scale, mixed-use Type 1 projects

Work Environment:

  • Open office work stations
  • Domestic and/or international travel maybe required
  • Some after-hours availability may be required
Talk to Karina about this position

Bio: Karina has been inspired by art, design and architecture since early childhood and her passion for creativity took her to AIU where she obtained a BFA in Interior Design. Karina has now over 15 years' experience within the design industry both in the US and abroad. Wanting to explore something new whilst remaining connected to the industry, Karina joined Bespoke Careers in January 2020 to be part of the interior design team where she draws on her experience and contacts to source the finest available talent.

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