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Draftsperson / Project Designer

Studio SFW Studio SFW Diversity Badge Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Nov 22 '22Posted on:
Full-timeType:

DRAFTSPERSON / PROJECT DESIGNER

Studio SFW, a Manhattan-based collaborative architecture and interior design studio, is seeking a project designer to join our team. Working under the direction of our design principals and project managers, this individual will contribute directly to the design vision and successful execution of a range of residential projects.

Candidates should have 1-3 years experience in residential design, exhibit strong design and organizational skills, and be able to contribute to a fast-paced, creative office.  Specific experience working in the NYC boroughs is a plus. You bring the enthusiasm, we’ll bring the fun.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Production of Conceptual, Schematic, and Design Development drawings; sketches, perspectives, renderings, and presentations; finish and material samples boards and graphic presentations

  • Production of Schematic, Design Development, and Construction Document Level documentation including schedules and specifications as required

  • Source and refine finishes and materials including lighting and electrical fixtures, plumbing fittings, fixtures and accessories, and other items required for the execution of the project’s design vision

 ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Prepare and develop presentations and design documentation

  • Interface with external consultants and design teams to keep projects on schedule and budget

  • Manage project and furnishing budgets

  • Produce and properly file meeting agendas and minutes, project notes, project memos, sketches, and other document

  • File and track all incoming documentation from other consultants

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture; advanced degree is a plus

  • 1-3 years of experience in an architectural or interior design firm

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the design process, products and materials.

  • Knowledge of commercial and/or residential project constructability, project costs, and building code requirements 

  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or similar (Studio SFW uses Vectorworks for 2D drafting), Adobe Photoshop & Indesign, and SketchUp

  • Location in New York City, and ability to travel outside of the New York area on a regular basis

 APPLICATION:

Please submit your resume, portfolio / work samples, and cover letter to jobs@studiosfw.com

  • Please title your email (your name) | Project Designer | Application

  • Please include your cover letter in the body of your email

  • Please include your resume & portfolio as an attached PDF

Links to dropbox / google drive are acceptable, but please keep file sizes to a minimum to accommodate easy sharing

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