Interior Designers - Federal team

Jul 22, 2024

We are looking for Interior Designers to join our Federal team in Pensacola, FL.


Grace Hebert Curtis Architects (GHC) is looking to add experienced, outgoing interior design professionals to our Federal team in Pensacola, Florida. GHC has a long history of successful projects and repeat clientele in numerous market sectors including healthcare, hospitality, senior living, K-12 education, higher education and athletics, corporate, civic, religious, and industrial. We excel through inter-disciplinary collaboration in a relaxed, productive environment allowing team members to excel using their expertise and talents.


  • Be responsible for space planning, developing, and executing technical documentation including interpreting and organizing project team assignments
  • Coordinate production of schematic, design development, and construction documents in collaboration with Project Manager
  • Perform construction administration duties including RFI’s, RFP’s, change orders, etc.
  • Establish budget, task schedule, and other components of the work plan with Project Manager
  • Work with the project team to envision the design for the project
  • Assemble fabrics, finishes, and selections for review and use in the project
  • Work with the design team to craft the interior architectural envelope to align with the concept story
  • Be responsible for writing FF&E specifications; assembling information about selections, preparing detailed drawings of the furniture for integration in specifications, preparing and issuing of specifications and revisions under the direction of the Senior Interior Designer
  • Work with design and architectural team to prepare drawing sets, and document interior architectural design in construction documents, including floor plans, RCPs, interior elevations, and details.
  • Be responsible for internal presentation of project design materials to senior leadership for review
  • Participate in marketing efforts and may lead presentations to prospective clients
  • Work with engineering consultants through schematic and design development phases
  • Attend site meetings with owner, consultants, and contractor inclusive of FF&E installation, as directed by PM or Senior Designer
  • Work hard, play hard, and dominate the day!

Required Skills

  • A professional degree in Interior Design or Architecture
  • 8 years of experience
  • Proficiency in Revit, 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit strongly preferred
  • Ability to direct and coordinate work efforts of interns
  • Experience in all phases and aspects of a project
  • Familiarity with building codes, specifications, building and engineering systems
  • Understanding of project management process
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative and professional work ethic
  • Licensure preferred or within 12 months of hire
  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4 year CIDA accredited Interior Design program or Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture degree
  • NCIDQ certification or preparing to test; sitting for a test is highly encouraged
  • Possesses knowledge of building codes and the ADA/ABA
  • Strength in interior architectural design
  • Any experience with implementation of design requirements of Army Corps of Engineers, NAVFAC, and Air Force strongly desired, but not required.


  • Employer-paid health insurance, effective the 1st of the month after date of hire
  • Profit sharing bonuses
  • 401(k) plan with an employer match
  • Employer-paid short-term disability, long-term disability, and life and AD&D insurance
  • Other voluntary benefits including vision, dental, accident insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, and supplemental life insurance are available
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program