Junior Designer/Architect

Margaret Sullivan Studio Margaret Sullivan Studio Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Apr 25 '22Posted on:


Margaret Sullivan Studio (MSS) is seeking a diligent, passionate Junior Designer with education and experience in architecture, interior design, urban planning, service design or community engagement to join our dynamic studio. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and is a critical thinker with a user-centered, human-centered approach who focuses their work through the lenses of community, placemaking, social justice, and design thinking.


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture, interior design, urban planning, or service design
  • A minimum of 2-4 years of professional experience, including documentation and familiarity with all phases of the design process
  • Proficient in CAD, Revit, Sketch-Up, Microsoft Office, Google Suites, and Adobe Creative Suites with a talent for distilling and communicating complex ideas in a clear and powerful manner
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, design thinking, and user-centered approach to design
  • Strong graphic design and writing skills
  • Excellent “people skills.” You will be co-facilitating a series of staff and community engagement workshops in the Studio’s upcoming master facility planning work among other client-facing tasks.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required. We currently have clients across the United States including Washington, Delaware, California, Utah, and Wisconsin and travel may be required for client and community meetings (pending National COVID-19 safety guidelines).

We enjoy a shared positive attitude, curiosity, and mission-driven desire to design equitable communities.  

Margaret Sullivan Studio is an award-winning full service design firm focused on working  with forward-thinking civic and cultural institutions. We envision, program, and design educational and cultural institutions for the 21st century. Our Studio is a national leader in developing new models for public libraries and works with some of the most important public library clients throughout the country.

MSS is a Women-Owned Business based in NYC and is committed to attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration, creativity, and all styles of thinking to succeed. We prioritize building a company and a community where all people thrive and are inspired to do their best work every day. MSS is an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or other legally protected characteristics.

We look forward to hearing from you.

To learn more about what we do, visit us:


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To apply, tell us how you re-imagine public spaces post-COVID and send us your resume, references, and portfolio  highlighting what you’re passionate about! (It is important that you  submit your cover letter, resume, and portfolio as a single PDF no larger than 5MB to

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