Position Description

Interior Designer - Senior - Hospitality
Gensler Region South Central
Job Location Dallas, TX, US
ID 11480
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Senior Interior Designer-Hospitality

Gensler is a global architecture and design firm grounded in the belief that design strategy optimizes business performance and human potential. Our 5,000+ practitioners networked across 46 offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district, or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Your Role

As a Gensler Senior Interior Designer, you are passionate about your craft and combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. You have exceptional design skills, a background in architecture or design, and a portfolio of innovative design concepts. You are an integral member of the design team who itches to contribute a point of view and craves participation in conceptual thought process and design exploration.  With you as part of our team, interiors have never been so engaging.

What You Will Do

  • Lead interior design teams on projects.

  • Collaborate on hospitality interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and management of budgets and schedules.

  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents.

  • Participate in selection of hospitality furniture systems and specifications.

  • Provide project team coordination for finish plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction.

  • Work with consultants, hotel brands, developers, furniture dealers, product reps, and fabricators to meet overall project objectives.

  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.

  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives and learning programs.

  • Participate in business development and marketing efforts.

  • Negotiates fees and contracts for projects.

  • Manages scheduling, budgeting and staffing.

  • Assures design conforms to contractual agreement with client.

  • Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client relationships.

Your Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience as an interior designer, with a focus on hospitality interiors.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field from an accredited school.

  • Registered Architect or Interior Designer.

  • Recognized in the hospitality industry as a leader in hotel and resort interior design.

  • Strong abilities in managing fees, schedules and staffing.

  • Interiors/Hospitality project management experience in all phases of projects.

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, 3D, Rhino, Grasshopper, and other modeling software programs.

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).

  • Strong knowledge of the design process, Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials, color selections, and specifications.

  • Graphics and visualization skills to effectively communicate design ideas.

  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills.

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities. 

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 

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Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.