Adjaye Associates - Interior Designer



Interior Designer

Adjaye Associates is looking for an Interior Designer for our New York studio. The successful candidate will understand the design process through programming; interior architecture; architectural specification; documentation; and furniture, fixture, and equipment (FF&E) specifications. We are looking for someone who has prior experience working in an interior design studio and is familiar with high-end, custom design processes.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Working with the design team to produce furniture plans, elevation drawings, diagrams, and details

  • Assisting with all phases of the project including conceptual, schematic, design development, and construction documents

  • Rendering furniture plans and creating presentations with an ability to create cohesive documents

  • Research and source architectural and interior finishes, fabrics, and furniture

  • Correspond with various industry professionals including showroom representatives, fabricators, vendors, and occasional client correspondence

  • Assisting with furniture purchasing and procurement – providing accurate order details to various vendors

  • Creating proposals, purchase orders, sending vendor payments, and tracking orders

  • Coordinating and attending vendor meetings to review new products

  • Assisting with project installations

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong proficiency in AutoCAD; Revit; Rhino/V-Ray; Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator; and Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

  • Interest and familiarity with space planning, furniture, and materials selection

  • Interest in the civic, cultural and educational sector

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced professional environment and juggle multiple tasks and deadlines

  • Self-motivated, highly organized, detail-oriented, and team player who can quickly adapt when necessary

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree from an accredited Architectural or Interior Design program

  • Minimum 3 years full-time experience working for an Interior Design and/or Architecture firm

  • Experience working with purchasing software such as Design Manager

  • Knowledge of coordinating furniture budgets, finish schedules, and furniture legends

  • Currently resides in New York


If you would like to be considered for a position at Adjaye Associates, please send a cover letter, PDF of your CV and work samples (not exceeding 5MB). Unfortunately due to the high level of applications we receive we can not always guarantee a reply, however we do appreciate your interest. Send materials to uscareers(a)adjaye.com