Interior Designer, Washington DC

Are you quirky, creative, smart and a little bit goofy? Our award-winning interior design firm is seeking an enthusiastic team player with  commercial interiors experience to join our eclectic group. This is an immediate opening.  



  • Collaborate on commercial interiors projects, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and management of budgets and schedules

  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents

  • Participate in selection of furniture systems and specifications

  • Provide project team coordination for the finished plans, specifications, and material selections required for construction

  • Work with consultants, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives

  • Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and finish samples

  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination

  • Contribute to office activities, initiatives, and learning programs


Qualifications - Ideal candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Architecture or related field

  • 3-6 years of related experience as an interior designer with a focus on commercial interiors

  • Strong knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications, color and materials  

  • Working knowledge of Revit and AutoCad, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite

  • If you know CorelDraw, you will win a special prize and likely be hired on the spot for being a genius that recognizes the superiority over Adobe products

  • Outstanding graphic presentation skills

  • Flexibility to focus on a single client with a variety of project types or multiple, concurrent projects in various stages of development

  • Ability to communicate design ideas and direction quickly

  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and relationship management skills

  • Must embrace cats and tolerate profanity

  • Working knowledge of the check, check plus, check minus system is a plus


bldg is serious about doing exemplary work without taking ourselves too seriously. If this sounds like the ideal scenario to you, now is the time to apply!


Position offers:

- Competitive salary commensurate with experience

- PTO 

- Health Insurance


Job type: Full-time


To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and work samples to for consideration of interview.

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Washington DC, 20008