Interior Designer

Fairfax, Virginia
Mar 19, 2018
Apr 23, 2018
Full Time

Dewberry Architects is a nationally recognized architectural, engineering and consulting firm.  Its national presence has allowed us to serve a wide variety of clients throughout the country.  Currently we have an opening for an Entry level Interior Designer with demonstrated expertise in Government, Corporate Commercial and Healthcare building types to join our Fairfax, VA office. 




The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate they are able to collaborate on single or multiple interiors projects under the supervision of a registered interior designer for all phases of design. Assist with generation and documentation of programmatic and visioning requirements. Develop and update space plan concepts. Select and coordinate FF&E, color palettes, material selections, furniture systems and specifications. Provide project team coordination for the drawings, specifications and materials. Prepare contract documents and interact with consultants, contractors, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives. Review work of consultants for coordination purposes. Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and samples and assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination.

Required Skills & Required Experience



  • Bachelors of Interior Design and/or Architecture degree from an accredited University is required.

  • Prior relevant experience in an Interior Design Firm is preferred.

  • Ability to obtain State license and a NCIDQ certificate is required.

  • Proficient in AutoCAD, Revit (BIM), SketchUp and other modeling programs.

  • Proficient in Creative Adobe Suite applications specifically Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.

  • Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials and specifications.

  • Strong visualization skills to communicate design ideas.

  • Understanding of all phases of interiors projects, including programming, design, documentation and construction administration.

  • Some technical knowledge of building codes, construction materials, and construction techniques and willingness to be mentored on these items.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is required

  • Knowledge of sustainable design principles and interest in obtaining LEED Accredited Professional or Green Globes credential is preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • A design portfolio demonstrating interior design experience will be required.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report.  These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.

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