Senior Interior Designer

S9 Architecture S9 Architecture Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 18 '22Posted on:

S9 Architecture is seeking a highly motivated Senior Interior Designer to join our team of professionals who are committed to creating aesthetically beautiful spaces which are also meaningful in terms of social and urban impact.

The Senior Interior Designer executes on exceptional design skills to successfully represent our design approach, as well as market and maintain excellent client relationships. This role offers the opportunity to lead interior design on commercial workplace and residential projects, as well as lead junior staff and oversee design and project financials. This position is highly collaborative and requires working with clients, project managers, architects, and others on multiple projects through all phases from proposal through construction.


  • Lead interior design assignments from conceptual through project completion.
  • Build, nurture, and foster new client relationships.
  • Work closely with Principals to promote our design approach and philosophy.
  • Lead interior projects, including programming, client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, and management of budgets and schedules.
  • Be an integral part of the growth and success of interior design at S9.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and satisfy clients with a design approach and ideas.
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, exceed goals, and provide high quality service to clients.
  • Create and conduct client presentations. 
  • Keep projects on budget and on schedule.
  • Estimate material requirements and preliminary costs.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of relevant design experience in interiors.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Interior Design or Architecture.
  • Excellent design skills.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and relationship management skills.
  • Current knowledge of resources and trends in design.
  • Strong experience with contract management, RFPs, and bid documents.
  • Successful track record coordinating work efforts of junior staff.
  • Strong client presentation skills

A portfolio of work demonstrating and documenting independent work is required. Please attach a portfolio if you wish to be considered.

Who We Are:
S9 Architecture is a team of 70 designers dedicated to giving form to our client’s pragmatic needs with a unique design approach rooted in “modern contextualism” and inspired by urban narratives. Rejecting pre-conceived ideas and stylistic preoccupations, each design solution is informed by programmatic, physical, environmental, economic, and contextual forces. We believe our projects are part of a larger whole, acting as glue that helps bind and enhance their context for human experiences.

Our work is primarily centered in the New York City area with projects in San Francisco, Boston, Washington DC, Atlanta, Charlotte and Canada, as well. We strive for high-minded design in everything we do and across all project typologies which currently include: residential, office, adaptive reuse, urban design, commercial, and mixed use.

S9 Architecture is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  We offer full benefits including: health benefits through United Healthcare, company matched 401(k), reimbursement and mentoring for AREs, yearly performance reviews and an ok soccer team..


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