February 19, 2021

Interior Designer

Washington, DC - Corporate Office
As a result of a growing, diverse client base, McKissack and McKissack is seeking an experienced interior designer with a strong background in FF&E and Corporate Interiors for our Washington, DC office. Candidate will join a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.

McKissack & McKissack is a national architectural, engineering, and construction services firm that has earned a strong reputation for consistently delivering results on high profile government and commercial projects. Our organization is guided by a passion for excellence and we are committed to innovation, collaboration, and delivering superior results that meets and exceeds the needs of our clients. We offer a well-balanced corporate culture that embraces diversity, nurtures professional growth, rewards hard work and promotes having fun doing it. McKissack & McKissack seeks individuals to join our growing organization who have excellent academic and/or work experience, integrity, and client-focused attitudes.

What You Will Be Doing:
•    Collaborate on Corporate Workplace oriented interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, and design development
•    Collaborate and participate in the selection of furniture, fabrics, equipment, lighting, and specifications
•    Produce millwork/furniture drawings and details, which meet various and specific program requirements while also representing an overall design concept
•    Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents
•    Provide project team coordination for the finished plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction
•    Work with consultants, fabricators, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives
•    Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and finish samples, when necessary
•    Assist in managing client expectations, team communication, and consultant coordination
•    Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs

What We Are Looking For:
•    6 - 10 years of related experience as an interior designer with a strong background in corporate interiors
•    Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color selections and material selections and specifications
•    Outstanding graphic presentation skills
•    Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple projects in various stages of development
•    Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly
•    Ability to work with different project teams, across multiple offices
•    Knowledge of life safety codes and requirements
•    Strong leadership, organizational, communication and client relationship management skills
•    Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Sketch-Up preferred
•    Revit skills are highly valued
•    Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or Architecture

What We Offer:
McKissack & McKissack offers a generous benefits package including:
•    Medical Insurance
•    Dental Insurance
•    Vision Insurance
•    401k
•    Company-paid holidays
•    Vacation and Sick Leave
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Life Insurance
•    Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance
•    Commuter SmartBenefits
•    On the Job Training and Professional Development

McKissack & McKissack is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

McKissack & McKissack is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer


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