Fernando Rodriguez Studio
Fernando Rodriguez Studio is actively seeking a dedicated, passionate, and seasoned professional with a robust background in interior architecture and design to join our dynamic team. As the studio expands its footprint across residential, commercial, and hospitality projects, we are in search of a creative individual to play a pivotal role in managing and executing design projects collaboratively.
Our dream hire has impeccable taste, an encyclopedic knowledge of art history, strong design industry connections, and heaps of confidence – whether they are presenting ideas, overseeing an important installation, or managing the logistical and financial details of a project.
Project Coordination and Execution:
-Manage and coordinate design projects in collaboration with the design team, clients, builders, and implementation teams.
-Develop and present creative, solution-based concepts through internal visual and verbal presentations for successful project execution and delivery.
-Developing project budgets and cost estimate reports.
Leadership and Collaboration:
-Provide direction and mentorship to the team.
-Work closely with the Principal Designer to manage and lead projects.
-Thrive in a dynamic work environment, capable of handling varied responsibilities and collaborating effectively within the team and with external partners.
-Independently manage designated design projects from programming through completion, depending on experience.
-Produce or oversee the production of schematics, floor plans, elevations, and interior architectural details.
-Develop design intent shop drawings for custom-milled furniture and interior architectural details.
-Prepare project budgets and schedules, encompassing all project elements such as furniture, plumbing appliances, lighting, and finishes.
Qualifications and Requirements:
-Minimum of 5 years of design firm experience
-Bachelor's or Master's Degree from an accredited Interior Design Certified Program.
-High proficiency in AutoCAD and the full Adobe Suite.
-Experience with new development construction projects at various phases.
-Proficiency in Studio Designer preferred.
-Experience with SketchUp or another 3D rendering software is a plus.
-Excellent knowledge of luxury finishes, high-end showrooms, and custom furniture fabrication.
-Basic knowledge of local and national architectural/ building codes, ADA requirements
-Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent follow-through.
-Exceptional communication skills.
-The position may be remote or based in our studio in San Juan, PR.
Salary based on experience.
How To Apply: Include a resume, portfolio, and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this position.
Fernando Rodriguez Studio is a multidisciplinary design firm specializing in Interiors, Branding and Art Direction. Armed with a storied career spanning the worlds of fashion, retail, media and design, Founder & Creative Director Fernando Rodriguez has cultivated an interiors portfolio marked by boundless passion and forward-thinking vision.
Fernando approaches each project with a fresh lens, lending a signature aesthetic while still reflecting the unique energy of his clients. A blend of rich color, impeccable tailoring and curiosities new and old, reveal spaces that capture a shift toward global design. A natural storyteller, Fernando believes each piece has a story.
Based in NYC and Puerto Rico, Fernando and his team have completed projects across the globe, creating turn-key designs in cities like New York, Miami and San Juan. Their work has been featured in Harper’s Bazaar España, Architectural Digest España, Vogue España, The World of Interiors, House Beautiful, and Condé Nast Traveler.
Creative Director and Owner