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AECOM Interior Designer in Southfield, Michigan

United States of America - Michigan, Southfield

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly motivated Interior Designer for our Detroit, Michigan office. It is an opportunity to apply your talents to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects in an environment committed to excellence in innovation, technical quality, and client service. Primary market sectors served from the Denver office include: Federal, Civic, Municipal, Higher Education and Mission Critical.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy, and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture in a dynamic, interactive, and creative work environment.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with design leaders to initiate overall design strategy and design approach for projects

  • Help lead charrettes and generate multiple comprehensive design ideas for clients and design team

  • Develop design concepts in two and three dimensions

  • Evaluate and synthesize programming information

  • Develop test fits and space plans that meet the requirements of the program

  • Develop finish palettes and present them to the team and client

  • Communicate design through appropriate media to the team and client

  • Maintain line of communication and collaborative working relationship with leadership

  • Provide consistent and timely communication of project information with clients and project team

  • Elevate design thought and awareness in studio and inspire others to succeed as creative thinkers and innovators

  • Assist in management of quality control and team performance for interiors projects

  • Assist in managing existing client relationships and develop new project opportunities

  • Assist in preparation of project proposals

  • Participate in business development efforts

  • Stay connected and involved in professional organizations (design, construction, real estate, etc.)

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Architecture or Interior Design and four (4) years of related interior design project experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of related interior design project experience

  • Demonstrated success as a project designer on a range of interiors project types

  • Experience with large scale complex interiors projects

  • Experience with all project phases including pre-design through construction administration and project close-out

  • Knowledge of contract interiors FF+E market including manufacturers and dealers

  • Experience documenting FF+E specifications including budget and procurement administration

  • Experienced in building and maintaining new client relationships

  • Participation and leadership in professional organizations, speaking engagements, and involvement in education through mentoring of design students

  • Assisting with maintaining resource library vendor contacts and relevant content with staff

  • Self-starter, leader, manage and mentor multiple project teams

  • Detail and process oriented, yet open to change and motivated by innovation

  • Ability to coordinate design with specialty consultants including MEP, technology, security, AV, etc.

  • Working knowledge of building codes, ADA, standards and building structures

  • Experience in developing and reviewing construction documents

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Teams, REVIT, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch-up, Enscape or other 3D modeling software

  • LEED Accreditation / Well certification (AECOM requires accreditation or certification of at least one within 12 months of employment)

  • Great communicator with excellent verbal and written skills

  • NCIDQ Certification

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248748BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.