Intermediate Designer
AvroKO - New York, NY

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The Designer acts as an AvroKO team member under the direction of the Senior Designer, with limited oversight. He or she is a team member in the design of a project from its definition and delivery of the design from conceptualization, through development, coordination, documentation and execution in the field.
This is a project specific role.

The Intermediate Designers core responsibilities are:

  • As part of the team, prepare designs to meet the clients program, quality objectives, project constraints as well as AvroKO’s brand of design, with limited supervision required
  • Provide FF&E research, selects, budgeting and design presentations including mood boards, quick 3D hand sketching, and In Design presentations.
  • Assist on the development of the whole design of the project according to the design intent and Senior Designer directives.
  • Reviewing documents to ensure they incorporate the design intent.
  • Assist junior designers.
  • Represent AvroKO and the design in consultant coordination meetings.
  • Participate in design coordination within AvroKO i.e. between architecture, FF&E and graphics, and between Owners consultants and AvroKO.
  • Coordination with vendors and manufacturers.
  • Part of the team creating and delivering presentations based on AvroKO’s deliverables standards for presentations and contract documents.
  • Provide the production and delivery of quality and timely sets of contract documents being drawings, FF&E specifications, sample boards, budgets and reports as proscribed by the contract.
  • Responding to RFI’s and interpreting the contract documents to ensure the design intent is met.
  • Reviewing submittals, substitutions and field conditions for conformance with design intent.
  • Attending and reporting on field visits.
  • Conducting punch lists reviews
  • Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction.

  • Bachelor of higher degree from accredited university in Architecture, Interior Architecture or Interior Design
  • Minimum of over 3 years post graduate experience – excluding internships.
  • Outstanding design and conceptual sensibility.
  • Demonstrated professional experience in
    - Producing graphically coherent, well organized presentations using Adobe Creative Suite
    - Preparing drawings for all phases and especially managing design development and construction documents using AutoCAD
    - Sourcing, presenting and specifying FF&E selections.
    - Hospitality projects being hotels and restaurants.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic hand sketching skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and give and take direction.
  • 3D visualization skills such as sketch up, 3DS Max and V-Ray
  • Strong hand sketching / illustrating skills.
  • This is a full time position – though applicants willing to work on contract are preferred.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US.
  • New York residents only (we don’t cover relocation costs)

This is a four-month freelance position with the possibility of full-time employment at end of contract. Immediate start required.

Please email your resume, portfolio samples and salary expectation in PDF format (file size less than 5MB) to .

No phone calls please – we will only respond to qualified candidates. - 21 months ago - save job