Vida Design is a full service boutique interior design firm in Portland, Oregon specializing in urban multi-family, commercial and hospitality projects. We are looking to expand our team by bringing on a talented designer who demonstrates an excellent design sensibility, creativity, and has strong technical skills.


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in an architectural/interior design firm

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Architecture or Interior Design

  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office Suite

  • Experience on large scale commercial, multi-family or hospitality projects

  • Experience drafting full scope construction drawing sets

  • An appreciation for collaboration

  • Detailing and construction knowledge

  • Great communication skills

  • FF&E knowledge and experience

  • A passion for the creative process

  • A willingness to get your hands a little dirty

  • The ability to successfully build and maintain relationships both in-house and with clients

  • A professional appearance and conduct who always has a friendly, outgoing approach

  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills

  • The ability to adjust to changing priorities, deadlines and schedules


  • Interface weekly with associate or project manager on project status, scheduling and deliverables

  • Develop project design intent and goals for successful implementation

  • Work closely with team members on design execution

  • Mentor and lead junior designers

  • Ability to oversee the development of a complete set of construction documents, including plans, elevations and details

  • Preparation of FF&E budgets and specifications

  • Participate in the design of custom furniture, rugs and lighting and coordinate with our vendors

  • Ability to collaborate with consultants and partnering architectural firms

  • Oversee sub-contractors and manage on-site installs to ensure beautiful, seamless installations


  • Vida Design offers an incredibly supportive work environment that strives to provide a collaborative and creative culture. We are located in the Central East-side district of Portland, in an industrial building with a great vibe. We have projects throughout the west coast which allows the opportunity to travel. Full time employees are offered health insurance, 401K match, vacation pay and a monthly cell phone stipend.


  • Email with the subject line “Interior Design Position”

  • Submit the following in one PDF file:

  • Portfolio, cover letter, resume.