Senior Designer
Company: The Office of Charles de Lisle
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 07/09/24
Category: Interior Design
Location: Sausalito
Salary: 100-150k
Job Description

Senior Designer in our Studio, holds the primary responsibility for the successful execution and delivery of office projects from concept to completion.
• Responsible for leadership and management of the design team to ensure the success of all projects.
• Provide mentorship and guidance to junior and intermediate designers.
• Confidently represent and promote our studio brand in all interactions.
• Lead production of all necessary project collateral to effectively sell design concepts.
• Deliver experienced, thoughtful design sketches, 2D and 3D elevations, presentation materials, construction documents, detailed
specifications, redlines, or other essential design documentation for project requirements and construction methods.
• Ensure that strategic project production aligns with design intent and delivers outcomes that meet client expectations.
• Collaborate with architects, consultants, contractors, millworkers, and vendors. Communicate and contribute analytical feedback for
production as needed to meet project goals.
• Participate in site work, client meetings, construction administration, shop drawing reviews, workroom visits, and project
installations. Travel as necessary.
• Organize documents, compile all meeting notes, project drawings, quotes, and project information using office filing standards.
• Oversee proposal and procurement process to meet budget projections and deadlines.
• Strategize, problem-solve, and negotiate within project production to facilitate studio’s design intent.
• Stay up to date with design industry trends, materials and products, design/art/antique fairs, and trade shows.
• Develop and maintain relationships with existing vendors and fabricators and explore opportunities for new partnerships with
makers, designers, dealers, galleries, and distributors.

Job Requirements

• Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in an upper-level design position with a contemporary, residential design firm.
• Extensive knowledge of residential interior architecture and design industry standards.
• Exceptional customer service, communication, and presentation skills - verbal, written, and graphic.
• Strong leadership, technical, management, and communication skills.
• Industry-recognized education/background in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or Architecture.
• Expertise in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite & MS Office.
• Proficiency in Studio Designer software or similar.
• Ability to efficiently design and manage multiple projects and deadlines autonomously.
• Proven ability to negotiate contracts for services, consultants, and contractors.
• Advanced understanding of the methods/process/manufacturing for upholstery, custom furnishings, lighting fabrication, drapery/soft
goods, carpet qualities and installation methods.
• In-depth knowledge and relationships with high-end galleries, sources, and industry trades.
• Experience in sourcing contemporary, custom, vintage, and antique furnishings.
• Passion for collaborative and solution driven design processes.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including health and vision insurance, PTO, 401k and matching. To apply please send a cover letter, resume, design portfolio and references to jennifer@cdloffice.com.

About our Company

The office of Charles De Lisle, an AD100 design firm, is a contemporary, forward-thinking interior design studio. Our goal is to always practice the broadening of our perspectives, be adventurous yet still approach every project with an educated consideration for historical references. We ground our interests in exploration and creativity by providing experienced production and practicing true craftsmanship. Our team thrives in collaboration and mutual growth.


Jennifer Cuddeford
Senior Project Manager

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