Junior/Intermediate Interior Designer

New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Jan 8 '18Posted on:

Medium-sized architecture & design firm is seeking a practiced Junior to Intermediate Interior Designer with 2-5 years’ professional experience. Successful candidates will have excellent design skills, be familiar with the interior design process including interior architecture, furnishings planning, budgeting and scheduling, and furnishings installation. Vendor, consultant and client correspondence experience is essential. This position will require excellent communication, presentation, organizational and time management skills, as well as the ability to work independently on multiple projects in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Candidates should have a demonstrated enthusiasm for environmental stewardship, and will be able to capture the vision of our firm.

The ideal candidate must meet the following qualifications:

  • 2-5 years professional experience
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Experience working on multiple interiors projects: high-end, multi- and single-family residential and/or hospitality/commercial experience preferred

Job responsibilities include:

  • Interior design and project management from the design phase through installation
  • Knowledge of specifications and procurement of furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) and architectural/interior finishes
  • Comfort in working independently; demonstrates professionalism in dealing with a variety of clients as well as vendors
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and organized, with strong graphic and communication skills
  • Client interaction including attending meetings and showroom visits
  • Developing and maintaining a furnishings budget, preparing and tracking furniture orders
  • Sourcing decorative finishes, specifying furnishings and fabrics
  • Coordination with furniture vendors, including design/management of custom furniture fabrication
  • Preparation of furniture plans, design elevations and detailed custom furniture drawings
  • Interfacing with the internal architecture team
  • Computer skills should include AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, SketchUp. Revit and 3D Max a plus.

COOKFOX Architects is a New York City studio dedicated to a vision of integrated, environmentally responsive design. Guided by a passion for design excellence and a belief in the collaborative process, COOKFOX seeks out select projects that fundamentally re-think how buildings interact with people and the natural environment. Starting with intensive research, we seek to understand each project in its natural, cultural, and contemporary context, so that our work may express the ideals and identity of a given client, time, and place. Inspired by concepts such as biophilia and biomimicry, we are pursuing architecture & design that restores and regenerates the urban environment.


Please submit resume and portfolio along with a cover letter outlining your suitability for the role to with “Junior/Intermediate Interior Designer” in the subject line. Please do not send attachments exceeding 4 MB. Responses without cover letter will be discarded without review. No phone calls, please.

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