Intermediate Designer

New York City Office

We are seeking a talented Intermediate Designer with 5+years’ experience to join our dynamic New York team. As an Intermediate Designer, you will play a key role in conceptualizing, designing, and executing projects ranging from corporate interiors, mixed-use and landlord/building architecture. This position offers an exciting opportunity to work on a variety of projects, collaborate with experienced professionals, and contribute to the growth and success of our firm.

What is Required  

  • 5+ Years Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture is required
  • Proficiency in Revit, AutoCAD, graphic design, and 3D modeling & visualization software
  • Experience in developing test fits from a list of requirements or program
  • A portfolio showcasing conceptual design work, including workplace transformation projects
  • Fulfillment of IDP hours strongly encouraged
  • Actively pursuing NCIDQ certification
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication skills are essential

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

Your Responsibilities

  • Play an active role in the design process, collaborating with the project team to develop design elements from concept through design documentation and construction administration
  • Conceptualize and communicate unique design concepts and solutions
  • Ability to develop test fits from a list of requirements/ program document
  • Develop, prepare, and coordinate presentation materials with project team members
  • Effectively communicate design intent through sketches, renderings, drawings, details, and specifications
  • Produce space plans, furniture plans, elevations, sections, joinery/millwork details; conceptual and finished design presentation documentation
  • Develop and produce BIM drawing packages for design review, tendering and construction phases of the project
  • Provide solutions to design problems and generate design alternatives
  • Clearly communicate ideas to team, consultants, vendors, and clients
  • Assist in workplace strategy, programming and space planning analysis
  • Understanding of project budgets and ability to specify products that adhere to budget restrictions
  • Ability to complete accurate furniture and finish specifications which can be used for bidding and RFP requirements
  • Thorough understanding of design requirements needed to produce construction drawings
  • Basic understanding of building codes and ADA guidelines
  • Basic understanding of LEED and sustainability best practices
  • Meet with suppliers and coordinate and educate the design team on new materials, brands and special treatments
  • Track material costs and lead times for project samples
  • Coordinate with Project Architect to ensure design elements are properly integrated into the construction documents and design intent is met

What We Offer

  • Salary Pay Range:  $65K – 80K USD
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Hybrid work model
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement within the firm
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment
  • Exposure to a diverse range of projects
  • Continuing education and training opportunities
  • Access to the latest design software and tools

How to Apply

Join our team at Spectorgroup and help us shape the future of design!

Please submit your resume, portfolio, and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are a strong fit for this position by clicking the ‘Apply’ button below.

Spectorgroup is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of a protected category, class or status.

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