Designer I - Junior Designer

New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Mar 2 '23Posted on:

ELMO STUDIOS is a New York based architecture and interior design firm specialized in high end residential, hospitality, commercial and cultural projects. 
We approach each project from a conceptual framework. We use this framework as a device to abstract our preconceived notions about a project and arrive at a formal and aesthetic language that feels both unique and elevated. 

We are looking for a Designer with 1-2 years of experience in architecture and/or interior design to join our team. 
We are a young office looking to grow. We believe in cultivating talent. The role will offer exposure to multiple projects in different stages of development. We are a design driven practice pursuing aesthetic expressions that are both deliberate and intelligent. 

Education and Previous Work Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited university. 
  • Master’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited university. 
  • 1 - 2 Years of experience working in high end Residential, Hospitality, Commercial and/or Cultural Design Projects.
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the US. 

Skills and Competencies:

  • Acute Design Sensibility. Strong and curated knowledge of current design trends, products, and relevant precedent projects.  
  • Candidate must be able to communicate and represent both clearly and efficiently different design concepts and ideas for projects. 
  • Fluency in the following software: Revit, Rhino, AutoCAD, Vray, Enscape, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.  Capacity to produce photo-realistic renderings is a plus. 
  • Strong Knowledge of high-end specifications, fixtures, and interior furnishings
  • Must be very organized in all aspects of the job. Strong sensibility in graphic representation will be carefully considered. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the initial concept and development phase of a project through sketches, 3D visualization, and precedent research.
  • Produce graphic representation to illustrate design intent (both 2D and 3D)
  • Record as-built conditions and construct 3D models for design and rendering purposes. 
  • Assist in the production of architectural documentation in Schematic Design, Design Development and Construction Documentation. 
  • Assist in the production and design of custom furniture and millwork. 
  • Research, procure and specify appropriate architectural products, fixtures and furniture. 
  • Lead the purchasing and procurement of FF&E across multiple projects. 
  •  Assist in managing and overseeing design related consultants: Structural, MEP, Lighting and Landscape. 
  • Review and answer RFIs, Submittal and Shop Drawings for projects under construction. 
  • Contribute to the standardization and systematization of core processes and workflow throughout the design process. 
  • Position will be hybrid. Candidate must be able to attend meetings in person in New York City. 

Application Information and Instructions:

  • Please send Resume and Portfolio to with subject “Designer I Application: First Name Last Name – March 2023”. 
  •  Applicants will be required to complete a brief Practical Exercise as part of the application process. 

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