Intermediate Designers


Spectorgroup’s New York City office is seeking Intermediate Designers with 5+ years of experience working in an architectural or interior design firm. Experience in project types ranging from commercial office interiors, mixed-use and landlord/building architecture is preferred. Intermediate Designers are responsible for providing design and production support for all phases of the design process from conceptualization through project completion.

What is Required  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture is required.
  • Ability to design and document in AutoCAD and Revit is required.
  • Fulfillment of IDP hours is strongly encouraged.
  • Actively pursuing NCIDQ certification.
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication skills are essential.

Qualified candidates must include an online or PDF portfolio with their application.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide design and production support to project team leaders (including, but not be limited to, drawing, modeling, material gathering, etc.).
  • Ability to conceptualize unique design concepts and solutions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate design intent through sketches, drawings, details, and specifications.
  • Accurately compile client presentations under the direction of the team leaders.
  • Update the Senior Designers, Design Directors, Job Captains, Project Architect/Project
  • Coordinator and Project Manager at regular intervals as established at the onset of the project or as requested by team leaders.
  • Understanding of project budgets and the ability to specify products that adhere to budget restrictions.
  • Assist the Lead Designer/Project Manager with furniture, material, and lighting research.
  • Ability to complete accurate furniture and finish specifications which can be used for bidding and RFP requirements.
  • Thorough understanding of furniture bid documents and policies/procedures of managing the bid process.
  • Under the supervision of a Senior Designer, Project Architect/Project Coordinator, Design Director, or Project Manager, Intermediate Designer must be able to effectively communicate with GC/CM and sub-contractors through the construction process to ensure design intent.
  • Thorough understanding of requirements needed to complete construction drawings.
  • Basic understanding of requirements needed to accurately perform site verification and core plan updates in AutoCAD.
  • Perform REBNY, BOMA or other area calculations under the supervision of the Principal, Project Manager or Project Architect/Project Coordinator.
  • Proficient in drafting plans and details.
  • Basic understanding of Building Codes and ADA guidelines.
  • Basic understanding of LEED and Sustainability best practices.

TO APPLY please send your resume and portfolio to Be sure to include the “Intermediate Designer – NYC Office” in the subject line.