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March 23, 2023


Interior Designer/Project Manager (Full Time)


Are you passionate about building lasting relationships? Here at CWS we believe that this is the foundation of an excellent firm and strong company culture. If you are looking to join an award-winning group that works hard and celebrates successes together, we would love to welcome you to the team! 


CWS is looking to add a full-time Interior Designer/Project Manager to our growing team of design professionals. The successful candidate requires excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Must be a well-rounded designer in all facets of developing, managing, and documenting interior design projects both internal and external to the firm. This position is based at our Scarborough, ME office with the opportunity for a hybrid schedule.


Your Benefits with CWS:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Professional Development

  • Retirement Plan

  • Bonuses, per yearly company and employee performance

  • Paid Time Off and Holiday pay

  • Schedule flexibility to promote work-life balance

  • Company Outings

  • Treat of choice on employee birthdays (best day ever!)


Successful Candidates Must Have:

  • 4-year Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design

  • 6-10 years of commercial/housing experience

  • Working towards or NCIDQ Certified and Maine Certified Interior Designer

  • Experience in all phases of a project including programming, schematic design, presentation materials, preparation of design and construction documents, renderings, and construction administration.

  • Competency in interior design drawings and specifications, industry standards, application of building codes, finish material selections

  • Ability to thrive in an open office environment and remotely as required



  • Proficiency with design technology including Revit and AutoCAD

  • Ability to prepare thoughtful and strategic solutions for Projects

  • Ability to effectively participate as a member of a project team

  • Ability to effectively work independently on a project

  • Experience in preparing Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FFE) packages

  • Ability to effectively research products and communicate with representatives

  • Strong visualization and presentation graphics from concept design to delivery of construction documents

  • Knowledge of rendering design technology a plus but not required


Professional education is required. Candidates with proficiency in designing corporate, government and multi-family housing will be considered a priority over other candidates. Compensation commensurate with experience. Email Resume, Cover letter and Portfolio to for consideration.

264 US Route One Building 100 Suite 2A, Scarborough, ME 04074  |  Phone: 207.774.4441  |




Interior Designer

Gawron Turgeon Architects, P.C. a multifaceted architectural, interior design and landscape architecture firm and a leader in senior living design is seeking an Interior Designer to join our team.

We are currently seeking a full-time Interior Designer, with 6 years of experience who enjoys working in a collaborative environment, to join our creative team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Client relations

  • Ability to manage projects

  • Help develop and produce detailed design concepts

  • Prepare construction documents

  • Develop, prepare and coordinate presentation materials with project team members

  • Prepare project specifications

  • Prepare FF & E packages


  • 6 years of professional experience in design of commercial interiors projects, senior living experience is a plus.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school of design.

  • Professional with good collaboration skills and ability to work in a team environment.

  • Proficiency in the use of Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch Up and other 3D computer design programs.

  • Commercial architectural knowledge is helpful.

GTA offers:

  • Paid time off (PTO, EPL and Holidays)

  • Healthcare, dental and life insurance benefits

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with automatic company contribution

  • Education assistance

  • Flexible work environment

February 03, 2023



Knickerbocker Group is seeking an Interior Designer to assist senior designers with the development of design solutions including architectural concepts for interior projects. The ideal candidate has a passion for working in high-end residential interior design, enjoys working in a fast-paced collaborative environment, and has experience using Revit to produce design project documents.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • developing design plans and product specifications for assigned projects.

  • meeting with vendors to select samples and materials for client approval.

  • assisting with the selecting and installation of interior furnishings and window treatments.

  • attending client meetings and preparing notes for distribution to design team and clients.

  • managing and tracking orders to ensure they arrive in a timely fashion, in consultation with our procurement specialists.

  • assisting with the creation of comprehensive decor estimates, invoices, and client proposals for interior furnishings, window treatments, and accessories, in consultation with the senior designers and the procurement specialists.

  • meeting with new potential clients and walk-ins.


The ideal candidate:

  • has advanced project management skills.

  • demonstrates strong organization and time management skills.

  • has strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • interacts harmoniously and effectively with others.

  • provides excellent customer service at all times.


Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Interior Design or Architecture

  • 3 or more years of experience in residential interior design

  • Knowledge and understanding of construction management

  • Technical proficiency requirements:

    • Microsoft Office including PowerPoint

    • Adobe Photoshop

    • Revit

    • AutoCAD

    • Experience with Design Manager preferred



  • Excellent Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with employee premiums paid by the Company

  • Health Savings Account option

  • 401K Retirement Plan with 3% employer contribution

  • Life, Short-Term, and Long-Term Disability Insurance at no expense

  • Employee Assistance Program 

  • Employee Stock Ownership Program

  • Generous Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Generous Parental Leave

  • Continuing Education and Professional Licensing Reimbursement

  • Workplace Flexibility



As a 100% employee-owned company, we strive for balance. We value spending time with our families, being active in our communities, and celebrating all Maine has to offer. Knickerbocker Group has repeatedly been recognized as a Best Place to Work in Maine and as both Best Architect and Best Builder in Maine by Down East magazine.  We like to work hard and play hard too. If you’re excited to join a team of amazing people who work together on top tier residential and commercial projects, you’ve come to the right place!



Knickerbocker Group is an employee-owned (ESOP), award-winning design-build firm offering architecture, interior design, and construction services for custom homes and commercial spaces throughout Maine. With offices in Boothbay and Portland, we are a group of inspired collaborators who are committed to craft and creativity, from design to implementation in the field. Our work is renowned for its rooted-in-Maine quality and recognized nationally. Our employee-owners are fueled by continuous learning, interdisciplinary brainstorming (e.g., designer+mason+carpenter), and passion for fine-tuning the design-build process. With 45 years of experience, we seamlessly provide the highest level of product and service to our clients. We offer workplace flexibility, while also maintaining a fun, dynamic environment where team members are enabled to listen, share, detail, innovate, and create impactful work.


Knickerbocker Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status. 


To apply for this position, please fill out an application on our job board.

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