Residential Decorative Designer
Company: Roman and Williams Buildings & Interiors
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 05/16/24
Category: Interior Design
Location: New York
Salary: 100-150k
Job Description

Responsibilities would include but not be limited to:

• Sourcing - Vintage furniture and objects
• Sourcing – Materiality (Often includes Research & Development for project-specific materials)
• Coordination - With the in-house Architectural Design Team for all aspects of the decorative scope as it relates to the architectural
• Budgets - Generating and managing a project’s Decorative work in coordination with the budget
• FF&E - Custom FF&E drawing and development
• Procurement - Liase with procurement vendors to uphold and maintain RW’s design intent
• Presentation Production - Working on presentations that include imagery research and composition.
• Presentations - The ability to present internally to Principals & externally to clients
• Spec Management - Documenting Decorative/Finish Specifications, including Materiality Specifications, Door Hardware, Plumbing Fixtures and Fittings, Accessories

Job Qualifications (Required)
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, the Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office
• Strong Communication

Applicants should be able to work with standard computer production programs such as AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft office, etc. CD level interior design production and coordination experience is a plus. Applicants with previous experience in residential decorative work will be most strongly considered; applicants with other relevant experience in Photo/Prop Styling or Production or related Creative industries are welcome to apply.

*FULL PORTFOLIOS SHOULD INCLUDE: Hand Sketches, DD and CD-level drawing Sets, Custom Furniture and Lighting Drawings, Material & Mood Boards for both specific projects as well as those that communicate your own creative point of view, and Imagery of Completed Projects. Please submit with resume/CV.

Job Requirements

Qualities of an ideal applicant would include strong organizational skills, flexibility in multi-tasking, resourcefulness, self-motivation, curiosity, strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to work within a team, and of course great taste. The ideal candidate would be able to think and work at both the broadest and smallest scale of the design process, and to comfortably pivot between the creative responsibilities of the position as well as the logistics.

This position also requires production responsibilities, including a command of the entire creative process and the ability to move at a fast and intense pace. Proactive self-management will also be necessary to establish and sustain momentum and forward motion on the projects. This is an outstanding opportunity for a designer to work on meaningful projects for private clients – which will require the ability to communicate and liase directly with them.

About our Company

Roman and Williams, a high profile interior and architectural design firm in New York City, seeks an Intermediate Level Interior Designer to join us on a variety of interesting and prestigious projects – most specifically on our team-focused, single-family Residential Projects across the country – each with a decidedly unique, creative take.

The backbone of Roman and Williams is a fundamental approach to narrative and an ethos rather than a style – which focuses on the use of interesting and fine materials, coupled with fine craftsmanship to create spaces that can endure changing taste and times. As a designer, you will have an opportunity to bring your voice to this ambitious goal. This position requires a highly motivated interior designer with a minimum of 5-8 years of experience and welcomes applicants with a background in comprehensive Residential Decorative Design.


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