AECOM Senior Interior Designer in London, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 146355BR

Position Title Senior Interior Designer

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Design + Planning

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - London

City London

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Design + Planning

Our professionals specialize in design, master planning, environmental and ecological planning, strategic planning and economic development. We create implementable solutions that promote sustainable land use and enhance quality of life.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Interior Designer / Job Runner to work in its London-based Interiors team. The role will be to manage commercial office Interior Design projects. Reporting to Associate Director / Design Director and ultimately Head of Interiors.


  • Manage and co-ordinate the internal design team for the project

  • Take full responsibility for the development of the design process and deliverables, and liaise where appropriate with both internal team and external design team(s)

  • Create and drive excellent content for clients with high level Director support

  • Manage multiple projects including taking responsibility for the commercial aspect of projects, resource planning and management.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to be able to convey complex ideas and messages in a simple and clear way

  • Seek out innovation and best practice across all areas of the role – bring new ideas and creative thinking to client work as well as across the internal AECOM Design team

  • Write design proposals with Director support, clear narrative, strong description of services and associated modelling of fees

  • Seek continuing professional development thorough knowledge of and compliance with AECOM procedures and standards

Minimum Requirements

  • Able to demonstrate ability to undertake the above responsibilities

  • Have an Industry recognised diploma or degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture & significant job running experience in interior design on large workplace/ commercial projects

  • Able to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion

  • Able to integrate design requirements with architecture

  • Able to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project, minimum requires as noted above

  • Able to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently

  • Excellent project management and organisational skills

  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information

  • Flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, lifelong learning

  • Responsible, self-assured, motivated and able to take responsibility

  • Willingness to listen and learn from all members of the team

  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team

  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure

  • Able to deal with the management of junior designers on the team

  • Proficient in Autocad and Sketch up

  • Proficient in In-Design / PhotoShop Excel and Powerpoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Job running experience on major workplace / commercial projects.

  • Proficient in Autocad and Sketch up

  • Proficient in In-Design / PhotoShop Excel and Powerpoint

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.