Interior Design Lead (Onsite Los Angeles, CA)




Multiple Locations

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    Position summary

    or entire projects (depending on scope) and liaise directly with clientele and consultants.

    This role is in the Los Angeles, CA area.

    What you'll do

    -Leads project team through design and delivery process, including comprehension of scope deliverables and partners with project management and technical leads on a variety of projects

    -Take a lead role in coordinating with client, contractor, and consultants

    -Manage workflow and production of deliverables

    -Take a lead role in programming, space planning, and design activities

    -Research, recommend and select appropriate finishes, fixtures, and furniture

    -Clearly communicate design concepts and conduct client presentations in a variety of formats

    -Utilize BIM technology in development of 3-dimensional models, documentation, and coordination

    -Prepare and or/coordinate project design documentation

    -Lead construction document coordination, review and quality assurance including coordination with consultants, contractors, and other trades

    -Participate in construction administration, including review of RFIs, submittals, and site visits to ensure accuracy

    -Prepare workflow for junior team members and identify development opportunities, delegates tasks effectively.

    -Assure project team stays within client's project budget and works within the project fee.

    -Participate in project marketing and interviews

    Education Completed (Min.)

    • B.A. or B.F.A. in Interior Design from Council for Interior Design Accreditation curriculum OR Professional degree from a program accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) or the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB)

    Education Field of Study

    • Architecture or Interior Design

    Certificates and/or Licenses

    • Architectural / Interior or in process

    What you'll need

    • 9+ Years experience

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, English comprehension and spoken English. High degree of efficient communication and maintaining excellent client expectations.

    • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

    • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.

    • Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or groups of stakeholders.

    • Ability to work independently and autonomously to solve problems involving multiple options.

    • Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.

    • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.

    • Advanced graphic and presentation skills

    • Understanding and application of design principles, theories, furniture trends and innovations, color and materials

    • Resilient and able to work fluidly from team collaboration to independent work.

    • Solution focused at all times towards successful project and client outcomes.

    • Ability to write reports, compile and give presentations to the client, colleagues and stakeholders.

    • Ability to work successfully under pressure in a fast-paced environment on projects and with teams located in different time zones.

    • In-depth knowledge of business office and design tools including Revit, Bluebeam, CAD, Adobe CC, Word, Excel, Outlook.


    CBRE carefully considers multiple factors to determine compensation, including a candidate's education, training, and experience. The minimum salary for the position is $100,000 annually and the maximum salary for the position is $120,000 annually. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE's applicable benefit program.

    Equal Employment Opportunity: CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

    Candidate Accommodations: CBRE values the differences of all current and prospective employees and recognizes how every employee contributes to our company's success. CBRE provides reasonable accommodations in job application procedures for individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance due to a disability in the application or recruitment process, please submit a request via email at [email protected] or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

    NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.


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    Why you should apply for a job to CBRE:

  • 65% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.