Senior Interior Designer

Position Summary:  A Senior Designer is responsible for producing high-quality project design deliverables in both FF&E and construction documents. A Senior Designer can work on any/all phases of development including Pre-Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration. He/she reports to the Project Manager on tasks and deliverables and works directly with him/her to ensure the facilitation of a project’s completion on-time, on/under-budget, and meeting SME Solutions’ quality standards.


  1. Lead the development of interiors for multiple projects.
  2. Prepare and review detailed implementation document sets (floorplans, elevations, details, specification schedules, specification sheets, etc.).
  3. Generate project documents and schedules, managing the procurement packages for complete FF&E solutions from concept through installation and closeout.
  4. Collaborate with the project team to ensure accurate drawings and database information.
  5. Work as an integral member of an integrated project team through all project phases. No planning is done in a vacuum and must be coordinated with the project manager.
  6. Collaborate in managing projects to satisfy requirements from a budget and schedule perspective while delivering a quality work product.
  7. Actively invest in the professional development of staff through mentoring, motivating, performance management, and career planning.
  8. Extremely proficient in interpreting and applying local building codes, healthcare client standards, and ADA guidelines.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  1. Proficient in MS Office and SharePoint.
  2. Strong verbal and written communication skills particularly with furniture reps and vendors.
  3. Proactive in reaching out to client personnel for needed information. Willing to enforce deadlines.
  4. Advanced skills in Revit, AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu
  5. Advanced knowledge of FF&E in a healthcare environment.
  6. Strong graphic and visualization skills to communicate design ideas.
  7. Strong presentation skills.
  8. Flexible and willing to work extended hours, weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary during project activations.
  9. Able to work independently on tasks, but also as a member of the project activation team.

Education and Experience:

  1. Accredited professional degree in Interior Design, Architecture, related field, or equivalent work experience.
  2. NCIDQ Certification for at least 10 years.
  3. 10 years experience in commercial or healthcare facility design. DOD or VA preferred.
  4. Solid experience in Revit and BIM360 in an architectural or interiors field is required and additional experience in AutoCAD is preferred.
  5. Demonstrated experience in healthcare operations and related furniture, fixtures, casework/case goods, and signage, and be able to translate requirements into design/ construction/installation documents Familiarity with construction documentation, and shop drawings.
  6. Experience working with furniture and equipment vendors.
  7. Comfortable working remotely as a team member.
  8. Travel Requirements: Work from home. Travel required up to 50% of work time during project activations, orientations, and training.

To apply for this position, please email resume to [email protected]