Senior Interior Designer - Multifamily Residential/Hotels

  • Hickok Cole Architects
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Jul 11, 2019
Full time

Job Description

Is Hickok Cole what's next for you?

We're a forward-focused design practice connecting bold ideas, diverse expertise, and partners with vision to do work that matters to our clients, our communities, and to us. We're also a sociable group who like and know how to have fun. You'll find us hanging out at weekly happy hours, hosting quarterly parties, playing beach volleyball, volunteering in our community, and celebrating each other's birthdays, babies and weddings.

Most importantly, we're always on the lookout for inspired people to inspire us. Are you curious about the future of our field and eager to help drive it? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and rise to a challenge? Are you a self-starter that can work independently, knows when to ask questions, and is comfortable collaborating with a team? Good, you've come to the right place.

What we are looking for
  • Interior Designers or Architects with 8-10 years of experience as Senior Designer or Senior Project Manager in Multifamily Residential and/or Hotels
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design or Architecture
  • Exhibits design and technological sophistication, and is self-starting, energetic, and creative
  • Excellent Revit, SketchUp, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Microsoft Office skills
  • Ability to contribute to AND lead a team through the conceptual, schematic, design development, construction documents, specifications, construction administration, and FF&E phases
  • Extensive IBC, ADA, and FHA code/accessibility knowledge with ability to apply information to detailed construction documents
  • Proficient in quality control reviews
  • Coordinates between architect, mechanical, electrical, structural, plumbing, and lighting consultants
  • Manages project timelines, schedules, resources, and project budget
  • Resolves complex technical/design issues and provides guidance to team and consultants
  • Participates in and leads team discussions on technical and other project related issues
  • Maintains client relationships while multi-tasking/working on multiple projects
  • Ability to select material finishes
  • Organizes and leads photoshoots of completed projects
  • Leads and mentors younger staff
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Valid work permit (USA)
What we prefer
  • LEED and/or WELL accreditation
  • NCIDQ Certification or Architectural Licensure
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Bluebeam, Deltek, PlanGrid, Newforma, and FF&E procurement software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates leadership and experience with broad, cross-disciplinary project teams
  • Experience in client interaction and experience in a fast-paced, high design environment
  • Experience in construction document preparation, bid review, construction administration and field observation in renovation and new development/ground-up large scale projects
  • Strong knowledge of Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia codes and IBC building codes and regulation
What we offer
  • Health & Dental Plan
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Gym membership discount
  • Weekly office happy hours
  • Opportunity to pursue passion projects through our iLab Micro-grant Program
  • Lunch and learns for career development and licensure maintenance
  • Community volunteering and outreach opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities through our many committees
Qualified applicants should address their CV, portfolio in PDF format (3MB max.), letters of recommendation, and queries for this vacancy to: Robert Holzbach, Director of Staff Operations.