Senior Interior Designer - Luxury Residential & Hospitality

Job Title: Senior Interior Designer - Luxury Residential & Hospitality
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, NY
Salary: $80,000- $90,000 USD
Start Date: Immediate / ASAP
Reference: SIDL-NY
Contact Name: Juliet O'Halloran
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2020 05:01

Job Description

Savvy is working with an international luxury design firm seeking a talented, conceptual Senior Interior Designer / Interior Architect with 8+ years post-graduate experience who will focus on exclusive residential, hospitality and commercial projects.

Requirements and desired experience:

  • Bachelor of Interior and Architectural Design, a BSc in Interior Design or similar, with over 8 years’ post-graduate experience
  • Completion of at least 2 high-end large-scale luxury residential or luxury hotel projects in the US from beginning to end
  • Ability to create and develop conceptual designs
  • Experience of multi-unit developments and also the construction administration side, marking up shop drawings etc.
  • Advanced skills in PhotoShop, InDesign and freehand sketching; Sketch Up is a plus
  • Experience in drawing custom furniture via hand sketch and/or AutoCAD
  • Experience in Studio software (FF&E procurement program) or similar
  • Good knowledge of US building & ADA codes; and hospitality & commercial grade material requirements pertaining to fabrics and finishes
  • Self-motivated and good team player able to work quickly and efficiently in an organized manner
  • Self-confident, receptive to constructive feedback
  • Proven experience in dealing with suppliers and contractors
  • Solid network of NYC and European high end/luxury product vendors
  • Fully competent to oversee FF&E specifications of all soft and hard materials/finishes, and project schedules: plumbing fixture, finish, lighting, door hardware, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, written and visual


  • Managing projects efficiently, within schedule, budget and client and/or brand parameters
  • Managing and briefing design team on live projects
  • Mentoring junior and intermediate designers
  • Managing the procurement of FF&E products
  • Building and growing existing client relationships

Remuneration is dependent on experience.

Candidate must be a US national or have a current work visa for the US.