Intermediate Interior Designer

Ismael Leyva Architects Ismael Leyva Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Feb 12 '14Posted on:

Busy firm specializing in high-end luxury residential, commercial and hospitality projects has an opportunity to join our team and grow your career as an Intermediate Interior Designer.

You will work on teams, and independently, on projects ranging from high-end luxury residential, commercial and public. You must have previously delivered projects with simultaneous deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Clear communication both verbally and written are essential to your success. Experience working on projects built in NYC is essential to your success.


  • Work hand in hand with Partner in Charge (PIC) and Project Manager (PM) to ensure timely progression and qualitative aspects of the work.
  • Present pertinent project information to community groups and other organizations on behalf of firm.
  • Attend meetings with project staff, consultants and the construction team when required.
  • Assist the PM in accruement of information necessary to define the scope of the work, including organizing and conducting field surveys, client interviews, producing reports and sketches.
  • Coordinate work of the staff, engineering consultants, and design consultants to ensure that the design objectives are being met.
  • Review contractor’s shop drawings.


  • BArch, March or equivalent degree
  • 7-10 years of professional experience within an office setting
  • Strong design portfolio showcasing diverse project types
  • Development of FF&E schemes, maintain FF&E budgets, and product specifications - REQUIRED
  • NYC Building Code Knowledgeable - REQUIRED
  • Responsive and dependable to meet deadlines
  • Prior experience working with Design Principal and Interior Design Director
  • Advanced Level AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Skills/Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Ability to create 3D renderings in SketchUp
  • Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills
  • Outstanding Graphic skills and ability to create presentation/material boards
  • Experienced with producing drawings from Schematic through Construction Administration


  • Rhino and BIM knowledge
  • 3D SMax
  • ADA code compliance

Employees who demonstrate initiative and talent will have exceptional opportunity for increased responsibility, advancement and professional growth. Competitive salaries, Health and dental benefits, Professional Development Program, along with a friendly and supportive work environment are offered.

Local Candidates only. Please DO NOT INCLUDE personal information on your resume or cover letter, including a picture.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to respond to every submission personally. We will contact you ONLY if your application is selected for further consideration. So, please don't call us. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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