We are hiring! Designer wanted

Updated: May 11

Designer Full Job Description

We are seeking an exceptional candidate to join our team in the position of Designer & Project Manager. You will work closely with creative directors to create and execute designs. Experience in all aspects of residential project management from design development and construction plans to site visits, sourcing, specification of custom furnishings is required. Ability to problem-solve and manage many details of multiple projects in different phases essential. Proficiency in interior architecture and all aspects of construction process is a must.

This is an amazing opportunity to enjoy a substantial role working on diverse projects in a collaborative team environment, and to take your experience of developing high end, custom interiors to the next level.


  • Research and development of all components of projects including pricing, installation and scheduling

  • Specify and obtain quotes for custom cabinetry/millwork, upholstery, window treatments, furnishings, trade services

  • Produce interior architectural construction documents, draft floor plans and elevations, including cabinetry listings and tile layouts.

  • Source furnishings and architectural finishes & materials

  • Build client-facing proposals for materials fixtures and furnishings using IVY software

  • Attend design meetings, conduct site visits and interact with client, vendors and all trades people.

  • Support creative director in an extremely busy and fast paced high end residential design firm.

  • Create presentation boards and additional supporting design documentation

  • Create 3-D renderings for client presentations

  • Maintain and keeps current, organized records for all design projects

What we expect from qualified candidates:

  • Ability to work on location at our South Philadelphia studio

  • Min. 2 years experience in junior design role at a full-service residential design or architecture firm

  • -Fluency in Photoshop and MS Office suite

  • -Experience with AutoCAD both in 2D and 3D- we use Chief Architect and candidates will need to become proficient in that software.

  • -Knowledge of manufacturers and sources for residential applications

  • -Polished personal demeanor

  • -Excellent communication both written and verbal

  • -Professional, punctual and reliable

  • A vehicle

What qualified candidates can expect from us:

Along with a competitive salary and benefits package, we offer a fun, positive, team-oriented culture that values our team members and recognizes their hard work! We also have a beautiful work studio with nice sunsets.

So, who are we? Design Manifest LLC is a boutique residential interior design firm serving clients in the Philadelphia, Main Line, and surrounding areas. Our mission is to deliver curated designs that uniquely reflect our client’s tastes and lifestyles while elevating the beauty and performance of their homes. We value integrity, accountability, and open communication within our team, and we support the well-being and happiness of our team members. We have 99% awesome clients that are a pleasure to work with and a diverse portfolio that is always evolving and fresh. We operate out of a beautiful design studio in Bok Building in South Philadelphia.

Interested candidates please respond with your resume, portfolio and cover letter to naomi@designmanifest.com

We are a small business and we value a good cultural fix more than just resumes, therefore APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER THAT CLEARLY EXPLAINS WHY YOU WOULD BE A GOOD FIT FOR OUR COMPANY AND THIS ROLE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: commensurate with experience


- 401K, 401K matching, Health Insurance, Paid time off

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