Project Designer II

Studio SFW Studio SFW Diversity Badge Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Feb 5 '24Posted on:
$70,000 - $90,000 annually Pay:


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 a professional degree in architecture from an accredited program and have 5-10 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.



  • Works independently on architectural design projects including 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


  • 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 documents

  • Visit job sites for projects for design and construction administration, including meeting with contractors, clients, consultants, etc

  • File and track all incoming documentation from other consultants


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

  • 5-10 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



Please submit your resume, portfolio / work samples, and cover letter to

  • 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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