Intermediate Interior Designer

Ovadia Design Group
Location: New York, USA
Added on: 26 May 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 June 2024

Ovadia Design Group is growing! We are an award-winning New York City-based full-service interior design and architecture firm. We are innovators and creatives – curating evolved spaces and breaking the boundaries of design, each project characterized by spaces in which are inviting and intentional. Our collaborative spirit fuels our dedication, as we understand that the finest spaces are born through a fusion of diverse perspectives and shared expertise. We bring diverse passion and unique creativity to life to high-end residential, commercial, and hospitality environments.

Intermediate Interior Designer

The role of an Intermediate Interior Designer is integral to the success of our interior design projects. IDs are well-rounded individuals who has both the ability and experience to work from the concept phase through installation. They will be able to take ownership of the projects they are working on, while still being guided by the Studio Leader. It is imperative that Intermediate Interior Designers be skilled planners, designers, and project managers to be successful in this position, an ID must have a positive, can-do attitude and be eager to learn and grow professionally.

Required Credentials 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design
  • 5-7 years’ experience in residential Interior Design and Project Management
  • Experience in project management
  • High level of knowledge of the interior design market and FF&E
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe Suite, Microsoft office
  • Proficient in related design software, such as Photoshop Sketch Up
  • Knowledge of furniture specifications
  • Must be able to commute to office

Required Skillset

  • Develop, bespoke, and innovative design sense
  • Intermediate level understanding of the construction process
  • Intermediate level understanding of different trades, how they interact, and the order of operations when multiple trades are involved
  • Growing aptitude to lead a job-site meeting with multiple stakeholders (eg. contractors, sub-contractors, clients, junior designers)
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Consistently poised and timely customer service

Required Traits 

  • High sense of responsibility and good teamwork spirit
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, motivated, and self-starter
  • Flexible, able to pivot between competing responsibilities without getting flustered
  • Initiative, desire to take ownership of their projects, even if they come into pre-existing projects at varying stages



Intermediate Interior Designers will assist work on the development of the design concepts from initiation through completion. They will contribute to the technical components of the design by evaluating floorplans, developing furniture plans, and elevating the design details. They will source materials, furnishings, artwork, and lighting. They will attend shopping visits, review and mark up renderings, draw sets alongside the project drafter, and assist with the presentation and pitch of the design to the client. They should be able to contribute to the meetings they attend.

Project Management

Intermediate Interior Designers must come highly prepared to all design meetings, both internal and client facing. They must assist with, and at times take the lead, with client communication and customer service. They will contribute to pricing, ordering, scheduling and installation of materials alongside the Purchasing Team. They will ensure all pricing is within budget, assist with client sign offs, and approve proposals and purchase orders.

What We Offer

  • PTO and Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision options covered 75% by company
  • 401(k)
  • Pretax commuter benefits
  • Access to robust employee assistance program (EAP) offers counseling with local, licensed, certified counselors
  • Great savings through LifeMart for travel, electronics, family care, wellness, home & auto, and more!
  • A strong, and growing company culture, including fun team building events
  • Summer Fridays

Please submit your portfolio to be considered. If you are a self starter who is passionate about design and leading a dynamic Team, we would love to hear from you. Join us as we take our brand to new heights!

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