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Stantec Senior Interior Designer in PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania

Senior Interior Designer - ( 220003WE )


The buildings that make up the landscape of our daily lives seem like permanent fixtures, fastened to a time and place. But what if that didn’t have to be true? What if our built environment — where we live, learn, play, and conduct business — carried us forward instead?

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 buildings practice that provides Interior Design, Architecture, and Buildings Engineering services. Our office is seeking a Senior Interior Designer to join our interdisciplinary team, with a specific focus on our Commercial Sector including workplace, mixed-use developments, and multi-family housing.

Philadelphia is a growing location for our commercial sector, joining established practices in the Washington DC focused on Workplace, Chicago focused on Workplace, and Boston focused on Multi-Family and Mixed Use development. As our commercial practice grows, initial projects and collaboration will include teams in Boston and Washington DC requiring some travel. Long term, we envision a regional approach with multiple offices working collaboratively and seamlessly, leveraging the best team to position, win and design our projects.

As a Senior Interior Designer, you will lead and/or support the design process with clients and projects locally, regionally and nationally as appropriate. A primary role of the Senior Interior Designer is to envision and translate the needs and desires of a client set forth into cohesive interior design solutions. Our multidisciplinary approach encompasses the building architecture, interior design and engineering systems as one cohesive vision and team. An Interior Designer is expected to be an active and collaborative team member, conceptualizing, developing and documenting varying aspects of interior design of a project, including but not limited to space planning, interior architecture, interior materials and palette, specifications and FFE. This process may involve production of drawings(2D/3D), and written material to support the conceptual direction of interior design and FFE. This individual will often be required to present their ideas in formal and informal settings.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with leadership and peers to build and enhance our commercial practice including attracting and retaining team members, mentoring team members, creating an engaging and inclusive culture, establishing a strong focus on design, and collaborating on business plan and strategy.

  • Conceptualize and develop interior design from both a functional and aesthetic perspective in concert with a client’s requirements, budget, and program.

  • Participate in development of the program and other pre-design efforts.

  • Participate and lead visioning workshop discussions and activities with clients to ascertain cultural and practical needs and desires and translate into the built environment.

  • Develop the interior design, material palette and FFE through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, and other visual formats to express the design intent.

  • Present design ideas and solutions to clients.

  • Work with outside and internal team members and consultants to coordinate drawings sets.

  • Ensure design complies with building codes, ADA guidelines and LEED per project type and requirements.

  • Mentors less-senior Interior Design staff.

  • Adherence to Stantec’s required QA/QC process, including design reviews.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the profession and the firm.

Business Development and Client Relations

  • In conjunction with Commercial Sector and Business Center leadership, participate in developing the Commercial sector practice through new client engagement and client retention

  • Regularly seek and identify prospects for business development, pursue opportunities win new projects

  • Maintain and expand relationships with high quality consultants to enhance teams

  • Seek out opportunities to represent successfully in the professional community and to raise the firm’s profile and reputation


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Thorough knowledge and application of accessibility codes and applicable building codes.

  • Thorough understanding of all phases of architectural document production through construction administration and the relationship between drawings and specifications.

  • Demonstrates effective communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Ability to lead guide junior staff and take responsibility for accuracy and completeness of documentation.

  • Ability to participate and collaborate in a project team setting through all phases of document production.

  • Ability to engage in creative and critical thought.

  • Ability to present to client groups and create design solutions that interpret and fulfill the needs of the client.

  • Ability to interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material and communicate abstract ideas (verbal/written).

  • Requires understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, Revit, AutoCAD; Prefer experience with Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUP, Newforma, Bluebeam.

Education and Experience

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

  • Licensed Interior Designer.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience.

  • LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

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. #L2P

Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Philadelphia

Organization : BC-1911 Buildings-US L2P

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Nov 14, 2022, 11:34:43 AM

Req ID: 220003WE

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