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Ghafari Senior Interior Designer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Responsibilities

The Senior Interior Designer, with limited supervision from the Manager of Architecture or Design Supervisor, will lead and assist in executing office and project-related design and technical tasks of moderate to high complexity with particular focus on interior design.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.

  • Lead assignments that are primarily project-oriented with some tasks focused on business development, competitions and awards submittals.

  • Based on project scope, lead or assist a project team from project inception through completion.

  • Prepare conceptual drawings, sketches, schematic and design development drawings and final working drawings.

  • Prepare presentations including design sketches, perspectives and renderings.

  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents.

  • Participate in selection of interior materials and finishes and prepare finish boards, both digital and physical.

  • Participate in selection of furniture, fixtures and accessories (FF&A) and/or equipment (FF&E).

  • Lead or assist in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and samples.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Interior Design

  • NCIDQ certified required

Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in an Interior Design role

  • Experience leading projects

Skills/Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUP and/or other rendering software, the Adobe Creative Suite and MS Office products

  • Knowledge of current building codes and how to apply them to projects

  • Knowledge of industry vendors

Overview

Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. For nearly forty years, we have taken a personal approach to highly technical projects in complex markets. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.

Our full-service, in-house team works together to meet the unique demands of each project. Working side by side, market experts and discipline leaders exchange insights to uncover new opportunities for efficiency. This rigorous collaboration allows us to bridge smart design with precise functionality.

Ghafari was founded on the promise of technological innovation. Today, we are recognized as a pioneer in adopting and standardizing the latest advancements in our field. We aim to remain at the forefront of our industry and create ever-smarter spaces that help clients navigate new demands within their field.

Join our team and work on forward-thinking projects around the world.

Ghafari Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. If you need an accommodation due to a disability in order to use our online system to apply for a position at Ghafari Associates, LLC, you may apply for positions in the following ways:

Connect to our job portal (https://ghafari.jobs)

By fax at 313.436.8624; Attn: Human Resources

By mail at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126; Attn: Human Resources

In person at 17101 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126.

By email at hr@ghafari.com

If there are any questions or additional accommodations that are required, please contact 313.441.3000 for assistance.

It is Ghafari Associates, LLC’s policy not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of a person’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or a protected veteran, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance.

Job ID 2021-1600

Job Location US-MI-Grand Rapids

Category Architecture

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