Senior Interior Designer - Hospitality

Islyn Studio Islyn Studio Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Sep 10 '21Posted on:

Islyn Studio is seeking a SENIOR INTERIOR DESIGNER who is confident, collaborative and detail-oriented. Applicants should have a minimum of (5) years experience in hospitality design, including completion of at least (1) project from Concept through Construction Administration. Their skill set should include hand sketching, conceptual strategy, drafting CDs and custom furniture in AutoCAD, shop drawing review, project management and team mentorship. This Senior Designer should demonstrate the flexibility to jump in anywhere on a project, to lead and provide support to fellow team members.

Please check out our website at before you send your application.  Applicants should be interested in pursuing our style of work.


  • 5+ years of post-graduate industry experience in hospitality and/or luxury retail design

  • 4-year Interior Design or Architecture degree from an accredited institution

  • Executed several projects from start to finish

  • Experience working across all project phases, Concept through Construction Administration

  • No “FFE-only” or “Residential-only” design background, should have a range of experience

  • Able to compose and manage a complete set of Design Development drawings

  • Experience reviewing and redlining DD-level / CD-level drawings

  • High AutoCAD aptitude is required, Revit experience is a plus

  • Ability to express ideas through hand sketches and 3D modeling

  • SketchUp or Rhino proficiency is required

  • Exceedingly knowledgeable of Interior Design history and the current market; luxury hotels to casual grab n’ go cafes

  • Able to draw and detail custom FF&E and millwork, review shop drawings

  • Specification writing in Spexx, Specsources, Fohlio or similar

  • Excellent leader who demonstrates clear internal and external communication

  • Possessing of a positive attitude, voracious tenacity and a collaborative spirit

  • Desire to be a long-term hire, member of the Islyn team, grow with our Studio

  • Located in Metro NYC area, able to attend office hours and local site visits



Please send your resume and a portfolio, including completed projects and drawing examples to  Attachments not to exceed 6MB.

Emails from new graduates, or that do not include an accompanying resume AND portfolio will not be considered.  Phone calls to discuss the position will not be considered.  Due to a high volume of replies, only qualified applicants will receive a response.  Islyn Studio is an equal opportunity employer. 

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