Junior Designer

New York, NY
Extell Development Company
extell.com

The Company:

Founded and headed by Gary Barnett, Extell Development Company is a nationally acclaimed real estate developer of residential, office, retail and hospitality properties, operating primarily in Manhattan and other premier cities across the nation.

Experiencing outstanding growth since its founding in 1989, the company’s growing portfolio exceeds twenty million square feet. Setting new standards in the real estate industry, Extell has earned a stellar reputation for its dedication to excellence, long-standing relationships and delivering above average returns.

The Position:

A Junior Designer facilitates delivery of a strong product and supports the everyday needs of the Design Department. They also manage and organize project actionable items, prepares for and documents design related meetings, provides design related updates to the internal team, tracks and files documentation and reviews design implementation and ensures compliance in interior design documentation.  

A Junior Designer effectively utilizes professional resources for product research and sample procurement, conducts AutoCAD drafting tasks and facilitates communication with supervisor and consultants when applicable to maintain goals, schedules and priorities of assigned projects. This position would also handle other duties as assigned by the Vice President, Design.

The Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Architecture of Interior Design from an accredited university or college

At least 2-3 years’ of postgraduate experience

Knowledge of general workflow and processes in design field

Experience with the principals and goals of project management and document review

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite and Autodesk AutoCAD

Competencies:

Ability to multi-task, work successfully with deadlines, effectively manage time, workload and expectations

Ability to work independently and within a team to build relationships and interact effectively to complete tasks in an entrepreneurial environment

Strong attention to detail, work ethic and administrative skills

Ability to observe, learn, and be motivated accordingly

Exhibit sound business judgement

Excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to present recommendations and interact with the senior management

Maintains professionalism at all times, understanding and respecting the roles and hierarchy of the Company

Learning to review floorplans to identify dimensional and programming concerns

Knowledge of architectural and planning standards and basic construction techniques and components

Please email: careers@extell.com