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Jacobs Project Designer - Experienced in Dallas, Texas

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we challenge what is currently accepted, so we can shape innovation and lasting solutions for tomorrow. As you grow in your career you will increase your independence with the support of the team.

As a Project Designer in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas office in you’ll contribute to a team member, leading small project efforts as well as working with a senior designer on larger-scaled projects to develop interior environments that enhance organizational performance and achieve the client’s business objectives utilizing best practices and creative design solutions. You’ll use your 2D and3D conceptual skills to communicate design ideas and direction, including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, construction documents, and construction administration while conforming to budgets and schedules. In addition, the candidate may support the global Workplace Performance Strategy team to promote knowledge driven design grounded in people, space, and work performance.


  • Works independently as a project designer on smaller projects or may work under the direction of the Senior designer on larger efforts

  • Assists in setting assignment objectives and work is reviewed for adequacy and accuracy

  • Contribute to the development of new ideas, techniques, and standards

  • Participates in the implementation of the project process including workplace strategy pre-design services including, survey and utilization data analytics, visioning and employee engagement focus groups, development of benchmarking, space types and real estate and space metrics, detailed programming, space planning, conceptual design, design development, and construction documents

  • Interacts with external personnel and clients on significant matters

  • On smaller projects, may have responsibility of meeting with clients bringing back objectives to team

  • May assist with training and managing less experienced design staff

  • Has knowledge of construction administration

  • Has considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments

  • Assists in the pursuit of new client relationships and projects

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • At least 6 years of applicable professional experience, with a focus on corporate / commercial projects

  • Bachelors or higher-level degree from an accredited school of interior design or architecture

  • Working towards or has interior design certification

  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCAD and 3D visualization tools required

  • Strong graphic presentations skills with proficiency in Creative Adobe Suite applications

  • Familiarity with design process, including FF&E related tasks

  • Capability to work in a team setting with good collaboration skills

  • Solid presentation abilities

Please provide a portfolio or portfolio link

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience in a corporate design environment

  • Involvement in Philadelphia professional organization(s)

  • NCIDQ, LEED, WELL and/or Fitwel Certification(s)

We are excited to bring someone on to the team that embraces and joins in with promoting the firm and project goals of excellence in design, execution, and sustainability. Doing all of that and embracing our commitment to live inclusion every day and enabling diversity and quality globally. For us, this means creating a culture of belonging where we all thrive by embracing all perspectives. An inclusive culture with many perspectives through diverse backgrounds allows us to leverage knowledge, leadership, and connection to bring forth opportunity, creativity, and growth.

At Jacobs, we’re partnering across the globe to create the best project outcomes by maximizing the design, digital technology, and support capabilities of our Global Integrated Delivery (GID) teammates. By joining Jacobs, you’ll commit to supporting and engaging with these teams, as we work to build a company like no other.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.