Elevate the human experience through designTM






Senior Interior Designer

Department: Interior Design
Location: Austin, TX
Job ID: 3048

DLR Group is an integrated design firm with a promise to elevate the human experience through design. This fuels the work we do around the world and inspires our mission to improve the lives of our clients, our communities, and our planet. If this sparks your interest, you’re in the right place.

DLR Group’s Interior Design team has an opening for a Senior Interior Designer in our Austin, Dallas, and Houston offices. We operate within a hybrid work model, supporting flexibility between office time and work from home.

Position Summary

As Senior Interior Designer you will be working as a part of our integrated design team and will be responsible for collaborating on the design of projects from pre-design and programming through construction administration. Additionally, you will collaborate with the Interiors Leader and Region Leader on project design efforts, client interactions, and presentations. You will mentor staff, fostering a work environment that emphasizes mutual respect, learning, communication, and collaboration. This role will pivot between our various market sectors with an emphasis on identifying and developing the strengths you bring to the overall team. Additional responsibilities may include, but not be limited to marketing and business development activities, participation in interviews, participation in firm research and development projects, and the development of sector tools and marketing materials.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a collaborative design team member, providing thought-leadership and expertise throughout all phases of the design process.

  • Set a vision and direction for design concepts and presentations.

  • Set a vision and direction for material palettes, lead internal project reviews, and provide 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.

  • Regionally and/or nationally recognized industry expert, continually growing expertise and skill sets.

  • Additional responsibilities as outlined by regional or national leadership.

  • Contribute to the development of Construction Documents and specifications, may provide a QA/QC role.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in interior design or equivalent

  • 10 years of commercial design experience

  • NCIDQ (or equivalent) license

  • 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 Campus market sector organizations

  • Proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proficiency with SketchUp and/or 3D rendering software

  • Has an interest in Healthy Materials and sustainable building design


DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new builds, renovations, and adaptive reuse projects.

We are 100% employee-owned: every employee is literally invested in our clients’ success. At the core of our firm are interdisciplinary teams engaged in every step of project lifecycles. Our teams champion true collaboration, open information sharing, shared risk and reward, value-based decision making, and proficient use of technology to deliver exceptional design. We are pursuing the goals of the 2030 Challenge, the ME2040, and the SE2050, and are an initial signatory of the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.

Through our values – commitment, creativity, environmental stewardship, fun, integrity, ownership, sharing, teamwork – we elevate the human experience through design, together.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.






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