Junior Interior Designer

JacobsWyper Architects
Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Added on: 17 Mar 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Sep 2023


The Interior Designer will provide support to the design team.  Successful candidates will be able to manage the design deliverables for multiple projects at a time, coordinating with external consultants as well as the internal production team. This role will work in partnership with leadership to in make sound technical decisions for building design and construction.


  • Conduct and verify programming with clients, as required by project type.
  • Work with the project manager and the project designer in creating interior environments which serve the client’s goals and responds to their desired spatial needs, image, and aesthetic requirements.
  • Develop code compliant designs.
  • Develop presentation materials including 3D renderings.
  • Lead and participate in design presentations to the client.
  • Participate in the projects’ in-house design review presentations.
  • Collaborate with lighting designer to develop lighting concepts and initial fixture selection.
  • Coordinate work with other disciplines.
  • Collaborate with the design team in articulating design principles that help govern the detailing phase of the project.
  • Execute and enhance the design intent while preparing the construction documents.
  • Work with architecture and the engineering disciplines to ensure a consistent development of the project towards the design concepts established in earlier phases.
  • Selecting appropriate finish material, color palettes and furnishings.
  • Develop finish plans, finish specifications, material selections and other technical requirements of the project needed for construction.
  • Select appropriate finish materials and
  • Prepare furniture budgets, as required by client.
  • Prepare submittal responses, shop drawing review and construction site visits.
  • Prepare interiors and furniture punch lists.
  • Participate in interviews for potential project work.


  • Supervise and mentor less experienced designers in above tasks.
  • Supervise and mentor less experienced designers in above tasks (for applicants having 6+ years’ experience.


  • Develop project and furniture specifications and other technical requirements of projects.
  • Decision making, facilities planning, and holding the standards for a premier client. Act as the primary JacobsWyper Architects contact person within this project.


  • 3+ years’ experience in an architectural or interior design office.
  • Ability to survey/measure spaces and create accurate background drawings and/or the ability to direct less-experienced designers on how to do so.
  • Strong knowledge of construction documents and procedures, construction detailing and material application.
  • Solid understanding of building and life safety codes.
  • Proven ability to participate in the design, documentation, and construction administration process.
  • Creativity and strong conceptual design skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to use sound and independent judgement.
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to quality.
  • Able to manage multiple projects.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about design.
  • Team player and ability to collaborate.
  • Listening and problem-solving skills.
  • 2D and 3D design skills.
  • Organizational skills. Able to maintain a clean and orderly work environment.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.
  • An interest or expertise in sustainable design is a plus.
  • Proficient in Revit.
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn Enscape.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Proficient in BlueBeam Revu.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).


  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture.


  • Located in Philadelphia, PA, with travel between Philadelphia, PA, Raleigh, NC and Austin, TX 4 times a year up to 8 as needed.

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