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Interior Design Associate - Commercial  Columbia, MD  Posted: 5/13/2024
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We have an outstanding career for opportunity for a Design Associate and Portfolio Manager to join a leading Company located in the Columbia, MD surrounding area.

The Design Associate supports all phases of design ensuring high standards are upheld including service delivery and design integrity while creating value for our assets and company. Responsible for participating in the execution of strategies that support leasing activities and their related tenant space improvements; executing design projects in a broad range of use types for commercial office spaces, collaboratively through design, maintaining the quality of our real estate assets and applying standards appropriate to each portfolio and market, successfully partnering with corporate and external resources to execute the work, incorporating sustainability strategies into each project and continually striving to improve the overall quality of the customer's experience.

Job Responsibilities: 
  •  Ensure conceptualization, documentation and execution of design for innovative,  sustainable commercial office spaces that meet or exceed project objectives and customer needs and while adhering to prescribed schedule, budget and high-quality parameters.  
  • Collaborate with co-workers as well as industry experts to continually determine best practices for functional and impactful workplace environments as well as lasting office industry trends.
  • Ensure integrity of space, suite, floor, building, and overall portfolio level square footage through application of BOMA standards.
  •  Provide portfolio and task level design and project management utilizing departmental and consulting design resources to successfully execute projects.
  • Resolve workflow, resource, design, and other technical issues between all parties. 
  • Actively incorporate innovative design solutions, creative charetting, research and technical development into workflow.
  • Ensure that project status and performance data are accurately and effectively communicated, captured and reported to stakeholders. 
  • Ensure methodology and documentation utilized for communications and reporting are performed in alignment with values, branding, Delegation of Authority (DOA) and document retention guidelines.  
  • Effectively report this information up and across the organization as well as to project stakeholders, customers and consultants outside of the organization.
  • Work with the design team as well as industry experts  to document, manage and maintain accurate as-built information the, providing integrity of  and access to the building and component level information necessary to effectively  execute design and property operations-related services 
  • Maintenance of accurate as-existing building plans.
  • Actively support and ensure compliance with BIM/CAD project standards and procedures.
  • Adhere to as well as participate in the development and maintenance of data and file management standards and guidelines related to design services.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned. 
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of process improvement.
  • Provide assistance to other departments with special projects as required. 
  • Represent company culture and promote the company to potential tenants at meetings and industry events. 
  • Participates in and supports design related professional organizations and community outreach events.

Basic Hiring Criteria: 
  • Bachelor/master's degree in Interior Design or Architecture from a CIDA or NAAB accredited program.
  • Continued education as related to sustainable design practices. 
  • Continued education as related to technological tools, means and methods of work production and communication.
  • 3-5 years of post-graduate professional design-related experience within the commercial office industry.
  • Knowledge and or experience with Building Owners Management Association (BOMA) square foot standard application a plus.
  • PC proficiency to include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook,  etc.) and web-enabled applications. 
  • Proficient working knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD required
  • Preferred ability to work with additional design/graphic programs in support of design, including but not limited to Sketch-Up, Adobe Creative Suite, PDF editor, etc. 
  • Ability to easily adapt to new and changing technology platforms.
  • Excellent customer service capability with both internal and external customers as well as various levels of professionals.
  • Ability to work independently, in a team environment and interact across an organization. 
  • Skilled in the visual and verbal communication of design.  
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (i.e. adapting to communication styles of others and clearly communicating goals and objectives.). 
  • Demonstrates a high degree of organization, planning, creativity, judgment & time management.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to support assigned portfolio.

Job Requirements

Minimum Security Clearance:

No Clearance


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