Interior Designer I (3+ years experience)

Morris Adjmi Architects Morris Adjmi Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Sep 19 '22Posted on:

A {Licensed} Interior Designer I / Interior Architect I (IDI/IAI) at MA works under the direction of mid-to senior-level interior designers to generate architectural concepts for interiors such as FF&E planning and selections, special design concepts and requirements, floor plan analysis, condition of building site, integrated structural, mechanical, and electrical components and visual design concepts, including materials. The IDI/IAI is responsible to carry out these design assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques or design and assist in the production of construction drawings, with moderate oversight.

Key Expectations

  • Uphold the MA Guiding Principals in all aspects of work, including internal and external interactions and communications
  • Have the ability and willingness to be flexible, working both independently and collaboratively with the project team, consultants, and contractors
  • Be capable of learning and adapting to new software as required
  • Be a motivated, self-starter open to opportunities to learn and ask for advice; self-evaluate one’s skills, efficiency and where improvement is needed
  • Effectively communicate with team members and organize workload; meet established deadlines
  • Complete tasks with accuracy, precision, and attention to detail
  • Be a clear written and verbal communicator with strong presentation skills

Core Responsibilities

Project Design & Planning

  • Understand the MA “Project Road Map” as well as project schedule and pertinent deadlines
  • Participate in project design and development from concept through documentation
  • Assist team in the preparation of client design presentations (selecting conceptual images, generating 3D views, rendered elevations, material, and FF&E selections)
  • Develop an understanding of what should be included in a client presentation based on the meeting agenda
  • Develop FF&E package and selections
  • Implement design direction based on leadership feedback

Project Administration

  • Maintain project file structure

Project Documentation

  • Support the production of Design Development and Construction Document sets
  • Consistently review work for accuracy; update documentation from redlines
  • Assist with schedules for interior finishes, appliances, plumbing fixtures, and door hardware
  • Correspond with required vendors regarding specifications and pricing

Quality Control

  • Comply with MA Presentation Standards and Project Checklists
  • Research and reference building code and accessibility requirements
  • Have a familiarity with BIM execution plan
  • Archive project emails and maintains standard server file organization
  • Self-check own work

Construction Administration

  • Attend site meetings as an observer as directed
  • Prepare surveys of existing conditions
  • Assist with Field Reports and Punch Lists
  • Maintain proper RFI Logs and Submittal Logs
  • Assist with review of RFIs and Submittals




Professional degree in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Interior Design

IAI: Architect License required

Other accreditations encouraged (NCIDQ, AIA, LEED)


3+ years of related experience


Proficient in 3D modeling using software such as Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, and SketchUp; Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign); Enscape; Procore



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