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AECOM Intermediate Interior Designer in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

Our Los Angeles Buildings + Places Studio is a multi-disciplinary design practice featuring professionals in Urban Design, Master Planning, Architecture, Interiors, Landscape Architecture, and Economics. Our projects vary widely in size, type, scope and complexity, and often draw on collaborations with other disciplines within the AECOM family We are looking for a designer who wants to apply their passion and enthusiasm for design in a collaborative and progressive work environment. The designer will be leading with project teams and creating on conceptual and schematic design packages, and assisting with working drawings, supporting RFP responses and interview preparation materials.

The ideal candidate will be a strong conceptual designer, with a passion for problem solving and story- telling. Applicants should have capabilities in 3D modeling and architectural visualization. Candidate must be able to lead a team effort, work independently and help develop the more junior staff.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Build and maintain client relationships through excellent design and service

  • Help coordinate projects with all consultants

  • Able to actively participate in a project from beginning to end

  • Ability to communicate design concept and intent through various media is critical both to internal team as well as with clients.

  • Strong planning ability with communications skills to lead a client thru not only a plan but overall design concept

  • Assists in preparation of designs, quantity calculations, sketches, diagrams, schematic drawings, and final working drawings

  • Maintains conformance with building standards, established architectural practices, and applicable building codes

  • Participates in business development activities through client contact with Leadership and other team members

  • Supervise interns and junior and intermediate designers at all phases of the project

  • Help the team to stay on time and on budget

  • Help in recruiting new employees

  • Responsible for initiating and developing engineering drawings through completion for assigned projects in conformance with the requirements, applicable codes, and design criteria established by the project’s discipline engineers.

  • Under minimal supervision, may develop complex engineering drawings.

  • Applies a solid level of understanding within a specific discipline.

  • Understands codes, permits, and software applications related to the discipline.

  • Fully understands the process of preparing designs and drawings using project specifications and discipline-associated written and verbal instructions in accordance with established design practices, standards, and procedures.

  • Basic understanding of engineer’s process of performing and verifying design calculations to support the overall project design.

  • Fully understands the purpose and use of vendor documents and reviews discipline supplier documents for accuracy. Can also review other discipline’s supplier documents.

  • Fully understands the use of requisitions and the role of materials management, and can review/advise on purchase orders and subcontracts.

  • Collects data on manpower, man-hour, and labor costs requirements for design staff to aid in evaluating the budget.

  • Intermediate knowledge of cost estimating methods and performs material take-offs for the discipline.

  • Intermediate knowledge of discipline’s materials costs and concept of cost analysis and forecasting.

  • Basic knowledge of the project change control process and can identify a potential change.

  • Fully understands the discipline’s equipment and material lists.

  • May provide technical guidance to less experienced design staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 6+ years of related experience

  • Experience in not only space planning and design concept development but also in all phases of the project including predesign through construction administration

  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures

  • Work on multiple projects guiding other team members

  • Experience in programming large clients with groups of varied and competing needs

  • Thorough knowledge of the design process, including FF&E, furniture systems and specifications,

  • color and materials

  • Flexibility to travel within the United States

  • Experience and proficiency with BIM-Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, Photoshop, or other related CADD and 3D type software

  • Working knowledge in the use of computers for making architectural drawings, calculations and 3-D visual simulations

  • Basic knowledge of standard construction techniques and principles

  • Experience working on projects of 50,000+ or large

Preferred Qualifications

  • Corporate interior experience through all phases, including large scale (150,000+ sq. feet)

  • LEED Accreditation a plus

  • RA, NCIDQ or CID preferred or in the process of obtaining

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 216520BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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