Junior Architectural Designer

Standard Issue
Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA
Added on: 22 Apr 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Sep 2023

About us

Standard Issue is a Brooklyn-based design consultancy working seamlessly across multiple design disciplines. We help leading brands and cultural institutions achieve success through innovative design thinking. Our clients include: Brooklinen, Designtex, Flos, Google, Hunter Douglas, Herman Miller, and the Eames Institute.


Working closely under the Project Director, 3D, the Junior Architectural Designer is responsible for realizing exhibitions and installations from concept to production, including construction administration, in collaboration with clients, project management, and other designers at Standard Issue. This includes producing presentation materials, renderings, and detailed drawings as needed from preliminary space planning and budgeting exercises through concept, schematic, and design development phases. In addition to designing exhibitions, this role will be responsible for designing a range of spatial projects as assigned by the Project Director, 3D. A successful candidate will be a collegial and collaborative problem solver who can exercise a wide range of creative strategies.

A successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate with external consultants, particularly fabricators and vendors, in order to realize needs of display and spatial experience. They should have experience creating design documents, familiarity with construction bid packages, custom detailing, and possess the technical and rendering skills (AutoCAD, V-Ray, Rhino, and Photoshop) to develop, present, and test design ideas visually.

Successful candidates will have one to three years of experience in architectural design, exhibition design, or architecture.

B.Arch. or M.Arch. required.


  • Support Project Director, 3D across projects to enhance design and realize exhibitions and spatial designs
  • Architectural design from research and concept through execution/production supervision
  • Prepare design document drawings (floor plans, sections, elevations, and detail drawings), for client reviews, fabrication, and/or construction bid documents
  • Build 3d models and produce visualizations for design and presentation purposes
  • Coordinate fabrication with Project Manager
  • Possess a high level of organization and file management
  • Other duties as assigned

Benefits Details

This position is full-time 37.5 hrs/week and includes access to a full slate of benefits (PTO, sick days, health/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) 4% salary match after 1 year of employment, commuter benefits, summer Fridays).

We currently work on a hybrid in-office/off-site arrangement with employees, however this role would require being onsite at least three days of the work week.

Standard Issue values creating a happy and healthy atmosphere for employees, as well as promoting work/life balance, professional development, and ensuring the supply of unlimited, high-quality coffee.

Salary Details

The salary for this position is approximately $65,000-$75,000 per annum, depending on experience.

How to Apply 

Please email your application to with the email subject line “Junior Architectural Designer”. Your application should include a brief cover letter or email outlining the reason for your application, a portfolio in PDF form or as a link, and a resumé attached in PDF form.

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