Entry Level Interior Designer/Architect Associate

Great Falls, Virginia
Jul 27, 2017
Aug 31, 2017
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

Carlyn and Company Interiors + Design is seeking an Interior Designer/Architect Associate to join our exciting Class-A Multi-Family interior architecture and design studio in our Great Falls, VA office. If you are energized by teamwork, a hands-on environment, and interaction with everyone from CEO to visiting office dogs, this opportunity is for you. We are a team of like-minded professionals that share a passion for delighting clients with amazing designs and meeting fast-paced deadlines while prioritizing work-life balance. We strongly value unique talent and loyalty and reward both with flexibility and growth opportunities; we grow primarily as a company by promoting from within. Carlyn and Company is a top place to work because of our supportive, collaborative attitude towards our product, our ability for professionalism in a fun, relaxed office, and our care for our employees as whole people. Come see if you are the next Junior Interior Architect/Designer on the Carlyn and Co team!

To be successful as a Junior Interior Architect/Designer, you must have demonstrated technical proficient with the following specific skill sets doing this work for 3+ years in order to be to handle the responsibilities of the position:

  • Extremely creative interior design skills, with a strong working knowledge of high-end and unusual finish materials, applications and construction detailing
  • Work with architectural drawings sets
  • Experience working on the initial project design with a team, including developing Photoshop elevations and 3D renderings
  • Participation in the development and production of CAD plans, elevations and Construction Drawing Sets
  • Researching and writing specifications for all finish materials, lighting fixtures, codes, ADA requirements and inputting that information into the drawing set.
  • Answering RFIs and reviewing submittals
  • Coordination and documentation of details with base building architect and MEP team
  • Setting and meeting tight deliverable schedules to meet client’s deadlines
  • Making and delivering PowerPoint presentations and interacting with clients
  • Bachelors and/or Master’s degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture
  • 0-2 years’ experience in designing and managing multiple complex interior projects
  • Auto-CAD proficiency and Photoshop and Adobe experience necessary
  • Sketch-up or Revit experience a bonus
  • Multi-family amenity space design or high end hospitality interiors experience is a plus

We have found that our best team members also possess the following qualities to thrive in our fast paced and stimulating environment:

  • You’re energized by a fast-paced environment and client-driven deadlines
  • You’re confident in your ability to handle multiple responsibilities
  • You thrive on the excitement of everything from the Initial Design concept, and presentation through the production of your extensive and detailed CD set to finally seeing your project installed
  • You are detailed, process-oriented and organized
  • You love working with a cooperative team of other design enthusiasts, inspiring each other to push the design envelope and better the product and process

Please forward your resume indicating your specific experience and salary requirements. Please include a cover letter, breaking out what programs and software you have experience with and to what degree. Feel free to send a link to or photo or sample of your applicable work product. Please no phone calls.

Job Type: Full-time

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