Senior Designer

Michaelis Boyd Inc. Michaelis Boyd Inc. Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 17 '19Posted on:

Michaelis Boyd is looking for a Senior Designer with 3+ years’ experience to join its practice in New York.

We are an architectural and interior design led practice that works on a wide range of exciting residential and commercial projects in the US, UK and across Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. We are involved in all aspects of design, large or small; including unique architectural schemes, inspiring interiors through to custom furniture and lighting. 

Our ideal candidate will have an excellent design portfolio, experience of running teams and completing complex interior design projects.  This role will be focussed on interiors but will also have exposure to some architectural elements. 

We are looking for someone with an independent, progressive attitude who can think on their feet and design simultaneously.


  • Oversee and develop the Michaelis Boyd design offering/ethos across the studio
  • Manage project teams and be a go to person (or act as support) for more junior team members
  • Understand and monitor project costs and fee proposals etc.
  • Produce schedules and/or FF&E control books, specifying the fabric, loose furniture, decorative lighting, rugs/carpets, finishes, soft furnishings and accessories/artwork
  • Produce a package of detailed CAD drawings for joinery, setting out, co-ordination & lighting layouts etc.
  • Liaise with appointed purchasing agent for enquiries/installation of FF&E items
  • Produce a soft furnishing packages for tender
  • Work closely with clients, guiding them through presentations and signing off the designs
  • Creation of spreadsheets illustrating costs, ensuring the design is in line with clients’ budgets

Required skills:

  • Must have experience managing a team
  • Proven client management skills
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Experience in technical CAD drawing
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) and a CAD drawing package, preferably Vectorworks, Rhino and/or SketchUp

We are looking to fill this role as soon as possible.

Michaelis Boyd is an equal opportunities employer. We offer a competitive benefits package, salary is dependent on experience. Please only apply if you have right to work in the US, as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship. If interested, please submit both your CV and portfolio.

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