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Interior Designer I

Company: GGLO
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Seattle, Washington, 98101, United States
Posted: 2022-04-27
Position Title: Interior Designer I
Company Name: GGLO
Sector: Design
Job Type: Full-Time The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative design firm, seeks an Interior Designer I for our Seattle office. About GGLO GGLO is a design practice for architecture, urban design, landscape architecture, and interior design, founded in 1986. GGLO has built a strong reputation for transformative and contextually sensitive design. With offices in Boise, Seattle, and Los Angeles, we work as a single, collaborative studio focused on connecting people through beauty and innovation. The best interior design solutions invoke a sense of continuity and connection to the broader context, flowing seamlessly across thresholds. Designing at the human scale requires a comprehensive, systems-thinking approach. Our team combines knowledge from multiple disciplines, with a passion for understanding complex systems of human behavior, environmental and technological evolution in the urban environment. About the Role An Interior Designer I at GGLO works closely with senior interior designers and the broader team to develop the design of the interior spaces and the spaces in-between. This person collaborates with interior designers at GGLO to plan, design, coordinate, and document ideas relating to a variety of residential, workplace, hospitality, and urban mixed-use design projects. This is a hands-on role that involves research and expression of design ideas through sketching, diagrams, digital modeling and rendering at the direction of senior designers. Interior designers actively participate in design discourse and critiques with the interior design team, project team, and larger firm during weekly design reviews. GGLO projects include large to mid-size mixed-use project types and re-positioning of existing projects. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform interior design tasks during all phases of the design process, across a variety of project scopes and scales
  • Generate design ideas through sketching, diagramming, and modeling to convey design thinking
  • Develop the design work using a broad range of graphic and technical computer software to express design solutions
  • Incorporate knowledge of current interior design trends into the work
  • Incorporate sustainable design strategies and healthy materials into projects, with an eye toward those that are Climate Positive
  • Prepare design presentation packages to clients and stakeholders
  • Collaborate across multi-disciplinary teams, promoting design thinking from the inside-out and the outside-in
  • Coordinate with the larger project team as directed by senior members of the design team
  • Select FF&E, lighting, material palettes, and art concepts
  • Work with product representatives, furniture suppliers, art consultants, and procurement agents to meet overall project goals About You
    • Outstanding ability to solve design problems in creative ways
    • Outstanding ability to express design ideas three-dimensionally and through design narrative
    • Strong graphic presentation skills to communicate design ideas
    • Ability to communicate design ideas quickly and accurately
    • Working towards an understanding of the relationship between design and constructability
    • Quick learner and critical thinker who thrives when working on multiple projects in various stages
    • Experience with Revit, Enscape, Adobe Suite, MS Office, and InDesign
    • Strong communication and organizational skills
    • Ability to work independently and in a highly collaborative team environment
    • Steadfast desire to engage with the interior design industry
    • Desire to keep up with technical innovations and the evolution of the industry
    • Interest in working toward NCIDQ certification, LEED AP, WELL AP or similar accreditation
    • Interest in GGLO's core markets: mixed-use, multi-family, workplace and/or hospitality projects Requirements
      • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture, or equivalent
      • Some professional Interior Design experience, or equivalent
      • Experience with Revit, Enscape, Adobe Suite, MS Office, and InDesign software
      • Willingness and ability to travel locally for project-related responsibilities
      • Authorized to work in the United States Why GGLO Our employees are a talented mix of individuals who embody every aspect of an integrated practice, who are catalysts for community through an integrated, research-based approach with sustainable design competency as a prerequisite. We offer the opportunity to align your long-term career goals with a variety of projects and clients while working with Principals from multiple markets. We want your energy, creativity, and thirst for transforming great ideas into built reality! We offer a stimulating and exciting team-oriented design environment where our employees are challenged to bring their best creative spirit to their work. Our workplace is respectful and diverse, with teams that thrive on engagement, learning and innovation. We take great pride in working together to deliver the highest-quality design solutions for our clients, and leading innovative design into the future. Additionally, we offer paid licensure and industry memberships, professional development, mentorship programs, and a collaborative, stable environment. Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K with employer match program, time off, transit subsidy, bicycle parking, pet friendly atmosphere, annual Profit-Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees. Please visit our careers page at to apply or click apply below if visible. We look forward to hearing from you! GGLO, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture. PI175772220

Keywords: GGLO, Seattle , Interior Designer I, Other , Seattle, Washington

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