Interior Architect / Designer

The Collective The Collective Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Oct 24 '18Posted on:

About The Collective: At The Collective we are redefining the way people live in cities across the world through a customer centric approach to developing, designing and operating buildings, and an insatiable ambition to positively impact people’s lives at a meaningful scale.

In the last 18 months we’ve transitioned into a global business, with offices and upcoming projects in the US and Germany, providing a total of 5,500 co-living units under development. In order to fund this growth we’ve raised over £500 million in capital, and our gross assets are now valued at in excess of £1 billion.

We're looking for highly motivated, switched on and down to earth individuals that are willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever it takes to be the best in their field, challenge the status quo and deliver high quality results.

About The Role:

We are seeking an Interior Architect to join our growing in-house Interior Design Team. This is an opportunity for a designer to join our expanding in-house design team and have the opportunity to be instrumental in delivering the Collective’s vision in the US. The Interior Architect will assist in the design of exceptional vibrant, community focused spaces, worldwide and report directly to the Architectural Lead in the US.

We are seeking a passionate and high caliber individual with exceptional creative vision, design flair, leadership qualities, and a deep desire to influence the way people feel in and experience our spaces. They should have experience of managing a team and approaching design in a holistic and experiential way, with the awareness to coordinate interior finishes with architecture, lighting, sound, smell and space activation. Hospitality and residential experience in the US is beneficial. This role would suit a confident and dynamic individual with precision in execution and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • A successful candidate should demonstrate drive, focus, reliability, great organization, creativity, the ability to challenge conventions, confidence, a passion of the development industry and a collaborative approach to their work
  • Excellent design skills and creative flair.
  • The ability to keep up with an entrepreneurial led, fast moving and constantly changing environment. Their high level of initiative should lead to a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Can meet strict deadlines and work to budgets while maintaining quality and consistency.
  • Resourceful problem solver and quick learner.
  • Impeccable communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written.

Desired Experience

  • 5 + years in the Design & Development Industry, preferably in the hospitality, residential, retail or entertainment sectors.
  • Proficient in Autocad, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp and Vectorworks. Rhino and Revit experience beneficial.
  • Experience managing interior projects, preferably with experience in in-house design teams for a globally renowned brand.
  • Ability to manage multiple external consultants and stakeholders.
  • Must espouse strong and efficient decision-making skills.
  • This will be a New York based position but must be willing and able to occasionally travel nationally and internationally.

Please submit resume and work samples to with the subject heading Interior Designer / Architect US.

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