Interior Designer

Posted on: Jun 03, 2022

Woodard Properties, a locally owned property management and development company based in Charlottesville, Virginia is seeking an Interior Designer to join our team.  This person will assist with designing new construction of commercial and residential buildings, as well as designing and managing large-scale and small-scale renovations for existing properties.  This person must be a self-motivated team player who enjoys problem-solving in a dynamic environment.

The position responsibilities include:

  • Create and modify floor plans, elevations, and sections (interior and exterior)
  • Create drawings and renderings to communicate ideas
  • Calculate square footage (for lease pricing, marketing materials, property acquisitions, property financing, etc.)
  • Source and purchase materials – research, pricing comparisons, soliciting quotes, and making purchase decisions in the best interest of the company
  • Assist with designs for enhancements to building exteriors
  • Stage model apartments
  • Prepare City applications and presentations for Building Permits, Special Use Permits, Board of Architectural Review, road/public parking/sidewalk closures, etc.
  • Understand the basics of construction phasing
  • Coordinate with vendors and our Project Team Supervisor to choose maintenance-friendly fixtures
  • Communicate ideas clearly verbally and visually, through email and in-person
  • Create and maintain a positive relationship with vendors and City of Charlottesville employees
  • Conduct various other office responsibilities, e.g., timesheets and purchase coding

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Degree in interior design
  • 2-5 years of experience preferred but not required
  • Experience in computer drafting (AutoCAD or Revit)
  • Familiarity with building codes (IBC, ADA, ANSI, NFPA, and more)
  • Experience using Photoshop, InDesign, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently as well as part of a team with a variety of backgrounds

Established in 1981, Woodard Properties is a customer-centric company that fosters teamwork, personal growth, and continuous learning in a positive, smoke-free work environment. We also practice open-book management and teach and encourage employees to think and act like owners. Our benefits package is exceptional, offering competitive pay, bonuses, paid time off, insurance plans, 401K, educational opportunities, and much more! 

If our values resonate with you, please email , with the subject line “Interior Designer”, your resume, design portfolio, and a custom message that includes:

  • Why you are interested in joining our team
  • Your salary expectations – salary range is ($50K-$75K based on experience)