PROJECT DESIGNER | fluent design


What You Do

A Project Designer at Fluent Design is a person who has the ability to balance the role of a designer with the roles of manager and mentor. As a manager, a Project Designer will be responsible for growth and development within their team, scheduling available team members in conjunction with other Project Designers, and for meeting project timelines and budgets.

Requires comprehensive knowledge of programming and functional analysis, as well as knowledge of space planning principles. Has a full working knowledge of a construction document set. Knows Fluent Design’s electronic project filing standards, project delivery standards, and is able to properly utilize and teach both. Applies design principles in development and preparation of presentation drawings. May have immediate supervision of Direct Reports (e.g., upper level designers, Junior Designers and Interns.  Markets to outside influences to create business. Manages all aspects of a project from original concept imagery through final punch.

Who We Are

Fluent Design is a pioneering commercial interior design company that continually sets the bar for the workplace. We employ an integrated and responsive approach to project design that balances the environmental, economic, and social goals of every client. Fluent promotes a work environment that encourages creative problem-solving and the sharing of ideas through an open office environment and a culture of continuing education. With a portfolio includes more than 300 projects, Fluent’s success is measured by commitment: to our clients, to our employees, and to our community.

Our Culture

We are a progressive company with a culture of embracing new ideas – a company that thrives on providing creative design and top-notch service while acknowledging the real life constraints that face most projects today. We listen to our clients’ project needs, desires, and goals, and respond with a personalized approach to their design. We’re a chill workplace with a living room, canine guests, and a BBQ. We believe in our ability to do any job and do it well. We pay attention. We work together. And we extend these beliefs to our projects and to our clients.

The Right Fit

A person who is detail-oriented, passionate, and a great communicator. Organized and thorough in everything that you do. You are a team player with an upbeat positive attitude that enjoys variety in your everyday work. You are the MacGyver of making things happen and aren’t afraid to create processes where none exist. Someone who thrives on client service and really digs the design process!

Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design or Architecture and a minimum 10 years of experience at an interior design, architecture, or design-build firm.
  • Experience in a variety of interior design projects, with focus on office / corporate interior design.
  • Must understand concepts of programming and how to apply them to various project types.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and AutoCAD.
  • Must have demonstrated experience with Revit, Sketch Up and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • If you’ve actually read through all these bullet points and have been nodding your head and saying, Yes, yes! This is me!, please mention this in your email to us and get that resume sent!

Salary

Commensurate with demonstrated skills and experience.

How to Apply

For consideration, please email a resume and cover letter to info@fluentdesignpdx.com. Be sure to put the title of the position to which you are applying + your name in the Subject: line!

Fluent Design is proud to be an AA/EEO employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to characteristics protected by applicable local, state or federal law, such as race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Fluent Design is WBE + ESB certified.