Senior Retail Interior Designer

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New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 20 '22Posted on:

A leading architecture and interior design firm is looking for a senior interior designer to join their Retail Studio. A collaborative team of designers and architects delivering design excellence and value for retail projects across the globe. Focusing on five key areas, their work includes department stores, specialty stores, food and beverage, shop-in-shops, health and wellness, and landlord services. They are hiring a Senior Designer in New York City who will excel within the company’s entrepreneurial culture and is excited at the prospect of growing their thriving Retail Studio. If you are ready for a dynamic environment where you can make an impact on the future of retail, we encourage you to apply.


* Attend business presentation. Assist in scripting presentations.
* Interface with client throughout design phase
* Oversee design team
* Develop preliminary programs of requirements
* Develop space standards
* Develop test-fits, schematic planning, program analysis and basic code analysis
* Prepare design scope budget documentation and budget analysis
* Develop 3-dimensional design concepts including lighting and FF&E
* Coordinate design requirements with client, consultant and project team
* Organize, prepare and attend design presentations
* Select, present and specify furniture, finishes, and accessories. Lead furniture showroom tours.
* Prepare furniture bid documents and analyze responses
* Review furniture dealer specifications
* Coordinate design development package for construction documents, including equipment. Specifications and profile sketches of all special construction and millwork details.
* Assist in reviewing engineering documents to ensure compliance with design intent
* Assist in construction bid analysis and value engineering
* Review shop drawings / submittals for design intent
* Periodically visit project site during construction

Skills and requirements:

* BA in Interior Design required.
* 10+ years of experience in retail design.
* Experience in High end Hospitality or High End Residential projects.
* Expert proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite.
* Knowledge of local vendors would be highly beneficial.

This role is based in New York City and will require you are able to commute to the office daily. The salary for this role is between $125,000 – $160,000 depending on experience.

To apply, please send a portfolio (10mb max) and resume to

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