Director of Interiors - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Coral Gables
United States

United States of America - Florida, Coral Gables

Job Summary

AECOM’s Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. AECOM’s teams are leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects.

We are actively seeking a talented Director of Interiors for immediate employment in our Coral Gables, FL office.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


Provide strategic vision & daily administration

Development & execution of goals, business plan & profitability

Work to support brand messaging

Maintain action plan for projects & conduct regular review sessions

Supervise production of drawings & documents, oversee design quality control

Manage fee proposals & workload projections

Work with PM's to identify budget & schedule constraints, support project profitability

Oversee the implementation & quality of the documentation of the design

Understand & enforce conditions of contracts & understand scope & seek appropriate additional services

Ability to think strategically, implement change, enforce policy & resolve conflict


Mentor by coaching, growing & developing design teams & individuals

  • Responsible for performance development, prepare & deliver staff evaluations & determine workload allocation

Lead interviews & recruiting of professional staff & build appropriate staff levels

Encourage staff exploration & innovation to achieve design excellence & continual improvement to achieve design ideas & concepts

Keep abreast of new technology, materials, methods & developments in the field

Maintain membership & activity in industry organizations and be an active member of the community

Seek out speaking engagements, writing of thought leadership articles/publications

Promote design culture internally/externally inclusive of outreach via social media, publications, events & conferences

Business Development

Development & execution of the marketing strategy at the local & regional business unit level collaborating with leaders

Lead development & strategy of individual pursuits including proposal development/response, fee preparation, interview preparation leadership, presentation development, team selection, coaching & client follow through

Identify business opportunities & grow current client relationships including early interaction

Ensure positive client, consultant, contractor & jurisdictional satisfaction, grow our presence in the market

Coordinate with marketing to submit for industry awards


Experience in design, design development & project leadership for all projects

Strong knowledge of FF&E, interior finishes, lighting, signage, color & materials

Thorough understanding of work plans, schedules, staffing & budgets, resulting in profitably

Create & maintain strong working relationships with clients

Thorough knowledge of sustainability, integrated design & LEED guidelines

Knowledge of BIM

Preferred proficiency in: Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup & InDesign graphic software

Strong organizational, interpersonal & communication skills - both verbal/presentation and written

Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills

Respond to changing demands

Strong leadership and team building skills

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture required

  • 15+ years of experience with large Interiors or Architectural firm, with at least 10 years as Senior Level Interior Designer; design and/or project management experience for Commercial Interiors required

  • Registered Interior Designer or Architect with current license required

Preferred Qualifications


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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 225598BR

Clearance Required 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.