intern/junior architectural designer

studio ssam studio ssam Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, May 24 '21Posted on:

Studio ssam is looking for a junior architectural or interior designer with one to three years of experience to join its practice in New York.

Position type: junior architectural or interior designer, full-time or part-time, hours flexible

Experience: one to three years

Desired skills

Great eye, strong design sensibility and industry knowledge. Excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills. Experienced in AutoCAD, SketchUp, InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop, physical modelling. Revit desired but not required. 


Studio ssam is an international design collective founded in Brooklyn, New York, in 2018. The practice specializes both in architectural and interior design, with experience ranging from boutique commercial spaces to bespoke residences.  As part of our studio ethos we seek to support people of colour as well as those with families who need flexibility in their working environment. 

We are seeking a junior designer to join our practice in New York. You must be inquisitive, curious, and self-motivated, have an entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to thrive in a smaller office setting. Enthusiasm to bring new ideas to the table as well as follow-through as highly valued. Emphasis on residential design. If you have previous experience in construction management and dealt with contractors and vendors a major plus.  

Personal skills:

  • excellent writing, speaking, and presentation skills in English

  • excellent time-management and follow-up skills

  • excellent communication skills with team and clients

  • professional phone manner and email drafting skills

  • independent attitude

  • flexible and can easily pivot from task to task

  • willing to travel if necessary


Experience in:

  • residential architecture

  • project management

  • NYC Department of Building and Landmark Commission filings

  • furniture and product design is a plus

  • material boards

  • managing deadlines and budgets

  • construction documents

  • client presentations

  • procurement

  • construction administration and management a plus


  • dependent on experience

Follow up with:

  • portfolio, resume

  • tell us why you’d like to work for us

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