BKV Group is a holistic design firm providing a full complement of architectural, interior design and engineering expertise and services. Since 1978, BKV has grown from a sole proprietorship into a diverse partnership with practice sites in Chicago, Minneapolis and Washington, DC, serving clients regionally and nationwide. An established leader in the practice areas of multi-family housing, government and corporate, we share knowledge across studios and geographies to provide relevant and meaningful solutions that support our clients’ mission. Our clients appreciate our collaborative approach to incorporating proven processes, technologies and best-practices to bring their vision to life.
BKV currently has an opening in our Washington DC office for a motivated Interior Designer with a minimum of 7-10 years of professional experience specific to the multifamily or hospitality market. Applicants must be proficient in a wide range of tasks through all phases of the design process.
Involved in all aspects of project planning from programming, through design documentation and construction
Collaborates and communicates with multi-disciplinary team on a variety of project types
Leads interior program development with the client
Develops Visioning/Branding package for client to establish aesthetic direction and Interior Design concept for the project
Advises client on appropriate finish and material selections and implements on overall design palette that supports the aesthetic goals, budget and functionality of the project
Renders design concepts in the form of 3D renderings, rendered elevations and floor plans to communicate design to owner
Selects or designs and specifies furnishings, art work, and accessories. Assists owner in procurement of furniture as required.
Oversees productions of documents for bidding. Coordinates with other disciplines for quality assurance, technical accuracy and completeness. Reviews work of junior design staff on project for quality assurance. Coordinates with Project lead to finalize scope of Interiors Construction documents.
Four-year Interior Design degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 7-10 years of experience working in a commercial design firm
Applicant must have strong experience in multi-family and/or hospitality design
Professional Interior Design registration/ Certified Interior Designer
Strong graphic presentation skills, proficient in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and 3D Modeling
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Entrepreneurial, creative, and highly motivated individual
Strong relationship building skills with internal teams and clients
If you meet all the minimum requirements outlined above, we would like to talk to you. Please submit your resumé, cover letter and work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer
About BKV Group
BKV Group is a national multi-discipline award-winning firm established in 1978 to provide integrated architecture, engineering, interior design, landscape architecture and construction administration services to public and private clients. We engage clients, value client’s objectives, and develop innovative design solutions to make meaningful contributions to the built environment. Our collaborative approach strives to support our mission of “Enriching Lives and Strengthening Communities.”