Senior Designer Job Description


Overview/Positions Summary
Works both independently and in collaboration with clients, Knoll, A&D firms, internal team and other industry partners to develop creative interior space solutions and coordinate work efforts. Serve as leader & mentor to project teams and colleagues. Lead the design process from concept to finish.


Key Accountabilities

  • Work on both client facing and internal projects across many business markets

  • Capable of managing multiple projects and engagements

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to convey design concepts and solutions to clients

  • Analyze RFP/bid packages to determine our best product solutions

  • Collaborate with Marketing team on visual content for RFP/bid packages

  • Fluency on systems and ancillary furniture

  • Produce furniture block plans, test fits, space plans

  • Publish detailed drawings, finish palettes, furniture specifications, three dimensional drawings, color renderings, installation drawings

  • Develop finish documents for each project for client review and approval

  • Perform field measurements, core locations and inventory product

  • Generate, organize and maintain CAD files following standards

  • Assist team with spec checks or audits for other designers to ensure accuracy of work, finishes and product application

  • Attend vendor presentations, product training, and industry events as required

  • Track and monitor project hours


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design

  • 5+ years of design experience

  • NCIDQ certification is a plus

  • Direct report to Design Services Manager

  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail.

  • Works well independently and collaboratively

  • Be an optimistic, knowledgeable and creative problem solver

  • Must be cooperative and accommodating, with the ability to work with and learn from others

  • Exceptional customer service skills, team player mentality

  • Willingness to work on everything that comes your way

  • Excellent work ethic and accountability

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, CAP 20/20, Visual Impressions, BlueBeam, Harvest, CET Designer

  • Appreciation for Interior Design principles, to include: texture, color, form, function, materiality balance, rhythm, repetition, scale, proximity, and symmetry

  • Knowledge of building codes, ADA, egress & occupancy regulations

  • Can easily draw/sketch by hand to communicate ideas efficiently


Comprehensive benefits plan includes medical coverage (HMO or PPO), dental coverage, short and long term disability insurance, 401(k) plan, flexible spending accounts along with paid vacation, sick time and holidays.

Please submit your resume to info@ori.com.