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Senior Interior Designer - Retail

Position Location:

New York, NY

Company Overview:

NELSON Worldwide is an award-winning firm delivering architecture, interior design, graphic design, and brand strategy services that transform all dimensions of the human experience. NELSON provides our clients with strategic and creative solutions that positively impact their lives and the environments where they work, serve, play, and thrive. Our collective network includes over 1,100 teammates in over 25 offices, combining industry experience, service expertise, and geographic reach to deliver projects across the country and around the world. Client partnerships across the NELSON network include Saks Fifth Avenue, Google, Comcast, Hershey’s, HSBC, Kroger, Simon Property Group, Macy’s, SAP Fieldglass, Hilton, Target, T-Mobile, Dick’s Sporting Goods, American Girl, YUM! Brands, and many more! NELSON | BOLDLY TRANSFORMING THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

Position Overview:

NELSON is currently seeking motivated, team-oriented, innovative Senior Interior Designers to join the Retail Practice. We’re looking for a strong talent to assist in project planning from concept to completion, deliver conceptual design solutions, and participate in client presentations. Someone who can work collaboratively with the team, a clear communicator, with true passion, creativity, and acute attention to detail. This role will provide tremendous opportunities and involvement throughout the design and implementation processes.

  • Collaborate with NELSON Project Manager and client to establish project goals and objectives including design intent, schedule, and budget parameters

  • Mentor less experienced team members and participate in design and performance reviews as required

  • Immerse yourself in current design trends, products, construction systems, and building codes

  • Establish goals, objectives, and parameters of the inventory process for existing furniture and equipment

  • Interpret the information gathered from the client and prepare/oversee the final report and recommendations

  • Work with the client to validate the program data

  • Establish the conceptual design direction as a response to the client’s goals and objectives

  • Develop a space plan which meets the client’s goals and objectives, building constraints and applicable codes, elevations, sketches, and architectural details that illustrate the design intent and use of materials

  • Complete research and selection of architectural products and systems, finishes, and furniture

  • Create plans, elevations, and architectural details that illustrate the design intent and use of materials.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or related field

  • 10+ years experience in interior design or architecture

  • Proficient with AutoCAD and Revit

  • Certificate or Registration of Interior Designer or certification through NCIDQ preferred. LEED AP accreditation preferred

  • Professional membership and active participation in Industry Associations ie. IIDA and ASID preferred

Compensation & Benefits:

We offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, excellent benefits package including Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts, company paid life insurance and disability, and a wellness program, parental leave, and more. NELSON is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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