Interior Architect/Technical Interior Designer
Company: Kathleen Walsh Interiors
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 05/29/24
Category: Interior Design
Location: New York
Salary: 50-100k
Job Description

Kathleen Walsh Interiors, a NYC and Boston-area based residential interior design firm, is seeking an exceptionally talented, experienced, F/T (or 28-32 hrs a week for an exceptional candidate seeking a flexible schedule) Interior Architect or Technical Interior Designer to join us. This position's primary responsibility is to produce accurate and coordinated construction documentation level drawings related to interior architectural design, including highly articulated design detailing of millwork, kitchen and bath design and custom furnishings. The position also requires coordination and communication of FF&E schedules, researching fixtures and materials, site surveys, managing CAD, and participating in regular site visits to report back progress and developments with the team and clients. We problem-solve, find creative solutions and balance aesthetics, budget and aspirations all day long, and are looking for a new team member to dive into the details with us. The position is structured as an in-office role, with flexibility for occasional remote days.

The ideal candidate will be extremely self-motivated and have the ability to work on multiple projects at once, with both technical acumen and creative leadership. The candidate will demonstrate experience with luxury renovations in New York City as well as suburban communities, and be able to speak of their previous involvement in construction. Candidate should have a strong preference for private residential interiors work, for working with a small but skilled team, and demonstrate a desire to share knowledge and continue to grow and learn.

Job Requirements

Requirements for this position are as follows:

-Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
-A minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience
-Strong communication, organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
-Command of AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suites
-A proven track record of leadership and participation in industry events and educational opportunities
-A comfort with working with a small team environment
-A highly professional demeanor

Applicants must:

-Be able to regularly work in our (lovely, brightly lit) Union Square, NYC office
-Be available for occasional work during later or earlier hours as needed, especially at installations
-Be legally able to work within the United States
-Hold a valid, current US drivers license and be able to drive
-Travel to job sites both nearby and in surrounding states

When applying, please email Portfolio examples of design projects, as well as design/construction drawing sets that include all of the following: bath, kitchen, and millwork drawings, as well as design schedules to hiring@kathleenwalshinteriors.com, attn: hiring manager.

Please also include a resume and a cover letter with your desired salary range, and let us know why working with our firm fits into your long term goals.

Salary is commensurate with experience.
For the right candidate, a part time, 28-32 hour/wk position might be feasible.

No phone calls, please.

About our Company

KWI is an award-winning design firm with over 20 years of great work with repeat clients. Our projects primarily lie throughout the NYC and Northeast area, with select work elsewhere when right. We enjoy a leadership role within the design community and are especially proud of our published work, awards and kind mentions. KWI values creativity, nuanced color and materials, beautiful proportions, and elegant, timeless solutions to each client's program. Smart thinking, a passion for design, and pushing ideas far beyond the expected, is expected of all. We appreciate a healthy work-life balance, and a slight obsession with our work (and believe you can achieve both at the same time). Most of all, we sincerely value every appreciative word our clients have to say about our professionalism and considered designs, and work throughout our process to earn every one.

KWI is an equal-opportunity employer.


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