Senior Architectural Designer (Workplace)

Industrious Industrious Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Sep 23 '19Posted on:

About the Company:

Industrious is the largest premium flexible workspace provider in the U.S. with over 80 locations in more than 40 U.S. cities. Its Workplace Experience platform, which pairs thoughtfully-designed spaces with hospitality-driven services and amenities, has reshaped the concept of coworking into a scalable solution for companies of all sizes and stages. Since its founding in 2013, Industrious has helped thousands of companies scale their businesses while maintaining the highest NPS scores in the industry. For more information, visit

As we shape the future of workplace experience, we’re looking for motivated, thoughtful, and collaborative people who are excited to join a high-growth, warm, and welcoming team.  For more information, please visit

About the Role:

At Industrious, product is everything.

Our product is the experience of our customers, from the moment they learn about us to the day they leave. Our product is the physical design of our spaces, the walls we put up, the breakfast bar in the cafe, the couches in our common areas. Our product is the website people use to find us and the digital tools we provide once they’re a member.

The Product Team is responsible for setting the vision and strategy for our suite of products that elevate the workplace experience and drive business outcomes.  And we're just getting started.

The Senior Architectural Designer (Workplace) will be the product design lead for one of our workplace products.  The Architectural Designer will work alongside our Product Managers, and will be responsible for the product roadmap and vision.  You will report to the VP of Product and will work collaboratively with the Industrious management team and cross functional teams in Design and Construction, Real Estate, Sales & Marketing and Executive Leadership.  The Senior Architectural Designer will connect frequently with customers to understand their pain points, set a longer term product design vision and be responsible for delivering architectural design solutions that can be rolled out by our Design & Construction delivery teams.

Who You Are:

  • You are an experienced workplace designer with a demonstrable passion for building user-centered spaces and experiences
  • You are a communicator and leader, able to share your design concepts and vision clearly and convincingly
  • You are adept at prioritization, even in the face of multiple conflicting or ambiguous inputs
  • You are a creative problem solver, using insights from customer research, competitive intelligence, and internal data to propose design experiences that directly address customer and business pain points
  • You are excited to solve product challenges that merge digital technology and physical design and you are driven to work at the cross-section of those domains

What You Will Do:

You will:

  • Serve as a product expert, working closely with stakeholders and customers to create innovative design solutions from concept to completion
  • Lead meetings with internal / external team members and project stakeholders to define key goals and objectives
  • Develop conceptual drawings, diagrams and presentation proposals that clearly articulate customer requirements, design approach and project concepts
  • Lead initiatives and special projects, as required, in support of departmental and business objectives
  • Provide thought leadership in the area of design strategy through knowledge sharing, participation and facilitation to help evolve the workplace, people within it and the technologies used
  • Help us grow an incredible product culture


  • Senior Interior Architect or Interior Workplace Designer with a degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience with a range of different interior project sizes and program types - especially workplace
  • Experience with all phases of interiors and construction projects, including programming and conceptual design, construction documents, detailing and project management
  • Professional architectural degree, B. Arch or higher, US Registered Architect a plus, LEED AP a plus
  • Extensive knowledge in programming, project planning and design with the ability to create effective solutions meeting universal design and building code requirements while incorporating design strategies
  • Ability to switch between tactical execution, high-level strategic planning and innovation sessions with internal and external partners
  • Expert in requirement gathering, program development, capacity planning and solving complex programmatic challenges


  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Excellent visualization and rendering skills
  • Strong leadership and relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of building codes, ADA requirements
  • Knowledge of building materials, detailing, construction means and methods, related engineering principles and sustainability
  • Excels at problem solving with excellent analytical, quantitative, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Process oriented and capacity to assess and shift priorities as required in order to ensure deadlines are met
  • Excellent knowledge of and skills in utilizing Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Excel and Google Drive system


In addition to our incredible team, there are lots of other fun reasons to work with us.

  • Daily breakfast, snacks, coffee, tea, and drinks at all Industrious locations
  • Health care, including vision and dental
  • Learning & development grant
  • 401K plan
  • Smart casual dress code
  • Generous vacation time
  • Paid parental leave
  • Team outings and annual company-wide offsite

Industrious in the News:

Industrious is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal treatment of all employees and applicants without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.

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