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Stantec Senior Interior Designer in AUSTIN, Texas

Senior Interior Designer - ( 240000BU )


Ranked the #1 architecture and engineering firm by Building Design Construction for the last decade, Stantec is recognized as an industry leader by Architecture Record, ENR, Interior Design magazine, and more. We offer employee groups that provide support and opportunity for our diverse workforce to grow and develop. Our efforts were recognized when Forbes magazine named us one of America's Best Employers for Women.

Our Buildings practice keeps people at its heart, recognizing that our shared journey forward is shaped by the meaningful and responsive places we design. From iconic designs to monumental groundbreakings, join us to bring transformational building solutions to life. Every day we apply our expertise, creativity, and passion to propel communities into the future—join us!

Your Opportunity

Join a Top 10 global design firm in our Texas buildings practice that provides Interior Design, Architecture, and Buildings Engineering services with a long history and deep commitment to the education sector. Our Austin, Texas office is seeking a senior Interior Design professional to join our interdisciplinary team.

The primary role of the Senior Interior Designer is to interpret and translate the needs and desires of a client as well as any architectural direction set forth into a cohesive interior design solution with limited guidance and supervision. This process may involve the production of drawings (2D/3D), and written material to support the conceptual direction of interior design and FFE. This individual may be required to present their ideas in formal and informal settings with a willingness and desire to hear and respond to constructive feedback. An individual at this level in their career is expected to perform their role within the standard of care acceptable to their peers in the industry. A Senior Interior Designer is expected to work collaboratively with the architectural team, conceptualizing, developing, and documenting varying aspects of the interior design of a project, including but not limited to space planning, interior architecture, lighting, interior materials and palette, specifications and FFE.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Advocate for design excellence and creativity within the practice of interior design both internally and externally.

  • Collaborate between offices to support multiple project teams while maintaining the established project design vision.

  • Participate in interdisciplinary teams.

  • Engage team in dialog on design and ensure design process is followed.

  • Investigate technology to improve efficiencies.

  • Communicate openly and honestly, with respect and courtesy.

  • Share knowledge with team members, clients, and partners.

  • Anticipate client needs to consistently deliver excellent client service.

  • Solicit input from team members and seek guidance to address challenges.

  • Ambassador and steward of the firm’s portfolio of work.

  • Follow established standards, policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Comply with professional ethical standards and codes.

  • Engage with a professional organization outside the firm that contributes to the visibility of the firm.

  • Clarify expectations and encourage accountability.

Team Leadership

  • Inspire, manage, and retain a team of professionals, and attract new talent to the team.

  • Set the tone for a collaborative culture that strives for design & technical excellence.

  • Provide leadership, advocacy, and mentorship for the interior design team.

  • Make recommendations regarding the future growth of the interior design team.

  • Collaborate with other interior design team leads in Texas on design culture, standards, team development, and project opportunities.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Able to engage in and advance creative and critical thought.

  • Produce design at a level that would be perceived externally as excellent.

  • Hand sketch and communicate concepts and ideas to others effectively.

  • Offer and receive criticism and respond appropriately and professionally.

  • Inspire confidence and garner trust and respect with the project team and with clients.

  • Provide a balanced approach and good judgement.

  • Review own work for accuracy and completeness to meet project budget and schedule.

  • Scale process, design, and effort to various roles on the project, the needs of the project, and other conditions.

  • Interpret sketches, drawings, codes, building program and other similar material.

  • Exhibits maturity and cultural awareness internally and externally.

  • Integrate the design principles that impact the human experience of interior spaces into all projects.

  • Knowledge of building construction systems, constructability, materials, and industry associated standards.

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, Newforma, recent modeling software.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Interior Design or related field is required.

  • Licensed Interior Designer is preferred.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience is preferred.

  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP is preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee. Duties and responsibilities of the position may change based on active and available contracted work.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. #DesignYourPlace

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-Texas-Austin

Organization : BC-2140 Buildings-US Texas

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jan 23, 2024, 9:13:40 AM

Req ID: 240000BU

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans