Junior Designer

Workstead Workstead Employer:
Brooklyn, NY, USLocation:
Thu, May 20 '21Posted on:

Workstead, an award-winning, multidisciplinary design firm, has an opening in our Interiors Studio for a creative & motivated designer to join our team. Working with and under the direction of a Senior Designer & Project Manager, this individual will play a key role in the execution of accurate, developed drawings, renderings, and images for presentation, coordination, and construction

Candidates should have at least 2 years’ experience in interiors, and exhibit strong design skills and the ability to contribute to a fast-paced, creative office. They will be responsible for developing design concepts working through the creative & development phases of projects to provide the highest quality of design & service to our clients.


  • Participating in design charrettes to develop and communicate design ideas through sketching, drawing, and modeling

  • Production of Concept, Schematic, & Design Development drawings, sketches, perspectives, renderings, and presentations, including finish and material samples boards and graphic presentations

  • Production of Schematic, Design Development, and Construction Document Level documentation including schedules & specifications as required.

  • Source & refine finishes and materials including fabrics, trims, lighting & electrical fixtures, plumbing fittings & fixtures, accessories, and other items required for the execution of the project’s design vision. 

  • Develop & source physical models and mockups.


  • Professional degree in architecture or interior design

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in an architectural or interior design firm

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop & Indesign, and SketchUp.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the design process, furniture specifications, and products and materials.

  • Location in New York City, and ability to travel outside of the New York area on a regular basis


We are proud to offer competitive benefits and resources to help employees achieve physical, financial. and emotional well-being.  We value our team, and this is one way we support our employees.

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life and AAD&D Insurance

  • Short and Long-Term Disability

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Commuter benefits

  • Auto, home, and pet insurance

  • Merchant discount program


Please submit your resume, portfolio / work samples, & cover letter to

  • Please title your email (your name) | Junior Designer | Application

  • Please include your cover letter in the body of your email

  • Please include your resume & portfolio as an attached PDF

    • Links to dropbox / google drive are acceptable, but please keep file sizes to a minimum to accommodate easy sharing

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