Junior Decorator

Pembrooke & Ives Pembrooke & Ives Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, Mar 3 '21Posted on:

A high-end interior design firm in New York is looking for an Junior Decorator with at least 2 years experience to work closely with Intermediate Designers, Senior Designers and Studio Directors to provide development, production support and co-ordination throughout the project delivery process as a member of the design team. A dependable, energetic individual with a “can-do” attitude and exceptional attention to detail, the Junior Decorator is responsible for supporting the efforts of the design team to ensure the successful completion of the project. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow with an organization that is rapidly expanding its operations and discovering new possibilities daily.


Project Deliverables

  • Maintains and files correspondence, drawings, shop drawings and approved finishes.
  • Ensures accurate meeting notes are taken and reported to team members.
  • Weekly time sheet completion.
  • Prepares meeting agendas and ensures accurate meeting notes are taken and reported to team members.
  • Prepares project schedules.
  • Uses computer-aided design (CAD) to prepare required layouts, floor plans, elevations, custom furniture drawings and lighting drawings required to convey decorating intent.
  • Meets all deadlines for decorating deliverables.
  • Prepares client presentations under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Prepares specification packets and room sheets for presentation to the client.
  • Shops for all FF&E requirements including furniture, fabrics, lighting, wall and floor finishes, carpets and window treatments.
  • Supervises installation of FF&E including arranging furniture, hanging window treatments and artwork.
  • Assists in the research of interior trends.
  • Facilitates sample pulls, tracks their delivery, and ensures timely returns as required.
  • Assists in the coordination of deliveries, CFA’s, finish samples and other materials.
  • Assists in the supervision of interns and organizing the sample library.
  • Runs errands as needed.
  • Corresponds with vendors to obtain accurate quotes for all FF&E requirements.
  • Writes purchase orders and client invoices to ensure timely delivery of project.

Industry Knowledge:

  • Follows and speaks to current industry trends on space, function, decorative lighting, fabrics, furniture and equipment, etc.
  • Develops innovative design concepts that are practical, aesthetic, safe and conducive to intended purposes and function and are reflective of client goals and within project budget. 


  • Able to make decisions and communicate in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly presentable, intelligent, confident and discreet with an outgoing, upbeat and confident demeanor.
  • Goal and detail-oriented with exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Proficient in the use AutoCAD, Sketch-Up, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Possess basic knowledge of interior design principles/practices.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design.
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated work experience with Interior Design and/or Architectural Firms.

To apply please email your cover letter, resume and portfolio to:

Please do NOT call.

Only decorators with 2+ years experience will be considered for this position.

Back to Job List...

  • ×Search in: