National K-12 Interior Design Leader
Company: DLR Group
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 13, 2021
DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the
most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is the
elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is
appealing, you're at the right place.
The Interior Design team has an opening for a National K-12
Interior Design Leader.
Location: Any DLR Group Office Location
DLR Group is the #1 Education Firm globally. Our brand promise
is to elevate the human experience through design, by empowering
learners through a forward-looking, research-informed design focus
that delivers transformational opportunity and fulfillment for
The Interior Design team is looking for a talented and
collaborative individual to fill the national role of Sector
Interior Design Leader for K-12. The K-12 Sector Interiors Leader
mentors staff through the design process on projects and identifies
the need for technical and on the job skill training. This role
also collaborates with Global Sector Leaders, Regional Sector
Leaders, and national team members to promote integration and
interior value, identify the need to hire and collaborate on the
development of appropriate fees based on scope of work. This role
influences strategy through the development of resources and
process on behalf of the Interiors team.
As the K-12 Sector Interior Design Leader, you will serve as a
leader nationally across all offices. You will be an active
participant in the K-12 and Interiors Forums.At this stage in your
career you have a clear design voice and have developed in-depth
sector-specific knowledge.In this role you will lead project design
efforts, client interactions, and presentations. You will mentor
staff, fostering a work environment that emphasizes mutual respect,
learning, communication, and collaboration. You will work side by
side with the K-12 Sector Design Leader as well as collaborate and
work with Global Sector Leaders, Region Leaders, and sector-based
staff to enable collaborative pursuits and award and execution of
work. Additional responsibilities may include, but not be limited
to participation in interviews, marketing and business development
activities, participation in firm research and development
projects, the development of sector tools and marketing
The successful candidate will
Regionally and/or nationally recognized industry expert,
continually growing expertise and skill sets.
Be a collaborative design team member, leading in
thought-leadership throughout all phases of the design process.
Mentor sector interiors staff.
Promote integration and interior value.
Foster relationships with key leaders.
Monthly presence on Square 1 promoting thought and experiences
of the sector.
Active participation in the sector forum and knowledge share
Set a vision and direction for design concept presentations.
Set a vision and direction for material palettes, reviews and
provides feedback to the team for development.
Have a deep understanding of the research underpinning the
Evidence Based Design solutions adding value beyond the traditional
FF&E support; and work to generate design support tools.
Contribute to the development of Construction Documents and
specifications, may provide a QA/QC role.
Set direction and contributes to the development of Furniture
packages, may provide a QA/QC role.
- Additional responsibilities as outlined by regional or national
Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design?or equivalent.
Professional NCIDQ Licensed.
At least 12 years of experience in the K-12 industry with a keen
understanding of sector standards and practices.
Experience in public and private school planning.
Ability to work both independently and effectively in a
cross-disciplinary team atmosphere and across multiple offices.
Outstanding communication, and interpersonal skills and be an
enthusiastic team player.
Strong leadership and team building skills.
- Strong time management skills.
- Industry involvement in relevant market sector
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