Interior Designer

Nashville, TN

Goodwyn Mills Cawood (GMC) is one of the largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms in the Southeast, with offices located throughout Alabama, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee.

GMC has an opening for Interior Designer to support on-going projects in Nashville, TN. This position is responsible for providing interior design services supporting commercial architectural projects (Educational, Hospitality, Healthcare and Municipal facilities).

Essential functions and responsibilities include:

  • Attends client planning meetings; presents plans and information to customer for review and approvals
  • Schedule and assign tasks to other internal teams in a clear manner, process scopes of work or contracts in coordination with sales, and report on project statuses and budgets
  • Conducts field measurements
  • Inventories existing product and produces as built drawings/specifications.
  • Conducts in-depth programming and produces program report; interviews clients, research workplace requirements, and analyzes space/furniture needs
  • Develops and presents block and space plans and gains customer approvals
  • Develops plotting, printing, color boards, etc.
  • Develops construction documents and specifications on finishes and furniture
  • Review design and content changes to ensure they meet GMC standards
  • Document control, contract scope review and maintaining records of the project for both current and future use
  • Overseeing installing the design elements and furniture
  • Assists with punch list review with project managers
  • Assists in the writing and presentation of design proposals and contracts
  • Maintains detailed and extensive project documentation, including records of all key decisions, phone conversations, approvals and signoffs, and notes from all project planning meetings
  • Manages adherence to project schedule, project budget, design task completions and quality of design work
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external clients

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from four-year college or university in Interior Design
  • 2+ years’ proven interior design experience
  • Computer skills required: (Microsoft Office Suite; Revit; Rendering software minimum)
  • Expertise in layout, color, lighting, materials selection and installations
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite or other design programs
  • Knowledge of industry best practices, ADA Codes, building materials and construction details
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Experience delivering consistent, exceptional customer service
  • Sharp eye for quality assurance and an attention to detail
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to adapt with changing business needs

Travel requirements:

  • Local job site travel as needed per project
  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at anytime with or without notice.     

Other Requirements:

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at anytime with or without notice.     

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About GMC

We are a regional firm with national experience located in 22 offices throughout the Southeastern United States.  We believe in community, collaboration, and using the power of creativity and hard work to make a difference.  Whether designing schools, parks, hospitals and other commercial developments, or providing clean water, safe streets and restoring resilient environments, GMC takes great pride in serving our communities through the transformative work we do. Every project is guided by the foundational concept that communities are built by people, not companies, and we strive to serve our communities with quality, integrity, creativity and care. One of the Southeast’s most comprehensive multi-disciplined firms, GMC is equipped to provide all of the services associated with architecture, interior design, civil engineering, environmental services, landscape architecture, planning, transportation engineering, geotechnical engineering, electrical engineering, surveying and disaster recovery.