Project Designer, Retail Design


Ware Malcomb is hiring an Project Designer, Retail Design in our New York City, NY office!

The Project Designer is a highly creative, ambitious and experienced Interior Designer who is interested in helping set the aesthetic standard on multiple projects and product types. This role works closely with Senior Designer in creating and coordinating projects across all east coast offices to support our corporate interiors projects.  The qualified candidate will have great communication skills, proven client relationship skills with experience designing multiple projects with little direction.

Project Designer qualifications:                      

  • 7+ years of experience working on retail design projects.
  • Experience includes a full range of interior design services, including generating overall interior design concepts, formulating design presentation strategies and making presentations.
  • Experience performing programming, space planning, furniture selection, layout, product pricing, design and selection of fabrics and finishes.
  • Experience selecting interior materials, colors, and finishes through project-relevant research as relates to new trends, codes and product. Coordinate with overall project design in multiple media types, including panel boards.
  • Successful track record developing ongoing client relationships and determine clients’ project goals.
  • Experience developing and documenting furniture selection and specifications and create FF&E budgets.
  • Ability to interpret and incorporate abstract concepts into concise, accurate drawings and details.
  • Must be very detail oriented with a good understanding of drawings and millwork. 
  • Basic knowledge of building regulations and safety codes.
  • Proficiency of AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite required. 
  • Knowledge of Revit preferred.
  • Experience conducting site visits when needed to review construction progress and ensure project accuracy.
  • Experience in construction administration tasks such as reviewing and processing submittals related to interiors.
  • Experience working with project team in correctly documenting design.
  • Experience with following projects from inception through construction in order to maintain design quality and intent.

Ware Malcomb is an international design firm offering integrated services throughout the world.  Founded in 1972, Ware Malcomb offers planning, architecture, interior design, civil engineering, branding and sustainable design services to diverse clients.

Ware Malcomb offers the best of both worlds, a small office supportive and nurturing work environment with large company amenities and resources which provides amazing opportunity for internal growth.  Ware Malcomb offers a whole life balance, health-focused company culture, competitive salary and overall benefits package.

**Must be legally authorized to work in the United States**

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