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Senior Project Designer

McLean, VA, USA | Jones Lang LaSalle

  • Industry:
    Real Estate
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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We’re JLL—a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We shape the future of real estate for a better world by using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities. As a Fortune 500 company, we help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. We have nearly 300 corporate offices across 80 countries, with a team of more than 93,000 individuals and believe a diverse and inclusive culture is one where everyone succeeds. That’s why we’re committed to creating an environment where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential.

With us, you’ll have a chance to innovate with the world’s leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You’ll also make long-lasting professional connections and be inspired by the best. We’re focused on opportunity and want to help you make the most of yours. Achieve your ambitions—join us at JLL.

Job Description Summary

Big Red Rooster, a JLL Company, is seeking a Sr Project Designer specializing in commercial architecture / interior design to join our team. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, efficient, quality-focused and able to work in a team atmosphere, as well as independently, as required. The candidate should also have excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with clients, the organizational skills to be able to manage time efficiently, prioritize tasks, and be able to handle multiple deadlines. Person will be involved in the development of architecture Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Document drawings on various small to large scale projects. Office workspace and space planning experience in corporate environments is required.


Collaboration directly with the client working at the client’s office.

Collaborates with JLL occupancy planners.

Collaborates with JLL Architecture team

Collaborates with JLL Design team

Mentors a team of CAD Technicians

Uses AutoCAD to produce detailed architectural construction documents for multiple roll out locations

Collaborates with Project Managers/Project Architect to capture accurate information in compliance with design and code requirements.

May have business correspondence and interact with clients

Participates in the design phase.

Participates in the site survey and due diligence phase.

Development of the Schematic Design drawings.

Development of the Design Development drawings.

Development of the Construction Documents.

Recognizes potential problems and recommends solutions

Reviews (with Project Manager) any adaptations needed to allow design fit within existing structure.

Ensures compliance with applicable codes, standards and client requirements

Maintains required documentation of all projects and drawings generated

Ensures proper back up procedures are carried out to reduce lost data

Monitors quality, accuracy and consistency of documents, details and any graphics

Assists in the development of standards that will ensure document quality and accuracy


Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design is preferred, or certification with experience

5+ years’ experience in commercial space planning and construction documentation required. Must have previous experience developing construction documents for corporate office environments

Proficiency in the application of architectural design standards, practices, techniques and concepts

Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup

Revit experience is a plus

Solid time management skills

Strong organization skills

Excellent communication skills

Demonstrated ability to maintain required performance level in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and deadlines

Must have exceptional standards for quality and a strong attention to detail

Must be able to work autonomously, as well as within a team

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