Junior Designer

Pembrooke & Ives Pembrooke & Ives Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Aug 19 '21Posted on:

A high-end interior design firm in New York is looking for an Junior Designer with at least 2 years’ experience to work closely with Intermediate Designers, Senior Designers, Project Managers 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.



  • Maintains and files correspondence, drawings, shop drawings and approved finishes.
  • Assists in organizing the sample library.
  • Weekly time sheet completion.

 Project Deliverables:

  • Assists in the production of client presentations under the guidance of senior team members.
  • Attends client meetings/presentations.
  • Prepares meeting agendas and ensures accurate meeting notes are taken and reported to team members.
  • Involvement in all phases of the design process including programming, schematic design, design development, construction documents, and some involvement in construction administration.
  • Renders conceptual design ideas and prepares 2D and 3D presentation/design drawings.
  • Sources and researches materials, finishes, fixtures, appliances and equipment appropriate to the project and produces corresponding schedules and spec books to capture the information.
  • Estimates material requirements and preliminary costs.
  • Supports the Construction Administration phase responding to RFI’s, CO’s, and reviews shop drawings.
  • Attends on-site visits and field reviews, provides direction to outside contractors and vendors, under direction of senior team members.
  • Meets all deadlines for design deliverables.
  • Uses computer-aided design (CAD) to prepare required floor plans, layouts, elevations, electrical plans, lighting plans, reflected ceiling plans, sections, sketches and details required to convey design intent.

Industry Knowledge:

  • Follows and speaks to current industry trends on space, function, decorative lighting, fabrics, furniture and equipment, etc.


  • Possesses a high taste level and has knowledge of high-end market.
  • 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 designers with 2+ years’ experience will be considered for this position.

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