Design Research Assistant

Martin Brûlé Studio Martin Brûlé Studio Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Fri, Dec 17 '21Posted on:

Martin Brûlé Studio is looking for a design research assistant assistant to support and work closely with the internal Creative Team to efficiently execute projects within deadline constraints. 

The ideal candidate should have a high-level knowledge of high-end furniture, antiques, fabrics, and decorative arts. Knowledge of art and galleries is a must. Candidates must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and creative.


  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Principal Designer, as well as the Design Team, to help meet design intent
  • Control the New York studio's overall calendar and that of the Creative Director 
  • Organize the Creative Director's schedule and meetings
  • Assist the Creative Director in communicating his vision
  • Research and source furniture, fabrics, lighting, antiques, and relevant interior finishes/materials for review
  • Conduct research on design and art history and maintain the active library for the studio 
  • Stand as the first point of contact to the New York studio's showroom in Brooklyn 
  • Stay on top of timelines and priorities as part of a cross-functional team and collaboratively meet tight deadlines
  • Organize, manage, and maintain studio material libraries (both physical and digital)


  • Bachelor or technical degree in art history, interior design, interior architecture, or a related field a plus
  • Ability to request information and quotations from vendors when needed
  • Demonstrate a highly organized and systematic approach 
  • Ability to communicate with clients
  • Presentation tools including Adobe Suite and basic office software like Microsoft Office a plus
  • Ability to work in person in New York five days a week
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of New York design resources & FF&E - furniture, fabrics, flooring, wall coverings, vendors, artisans, custom furniture, window treatments

* Salary & benefits dependent on experience

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