Junior Interior Designer

Posted: January 19th, 2023

Job Description

Tectonic Design Build is seeking a highly collaborative team-player with exceptional attention to detail, organizational skills, and an eye for design to join our fast growing company. The ideal candidate would be self-motivated, open to learning new processes, have great communication skills, and be able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

The Junior Designer will contribute to the success of our company by assisting with all aspects of design development, including but not limited to: site measurements, meeting preparation, technical drawings, client relationships, inputting spec/bids into Buildertrend, and maintaining + building our sample library.

The hourly pay range for a Junior Interior Designer is $28/hour, commensurate with experience. This position will start part-time, with the possibility for full-time hire.

Directly reports to / supervised by: Lead Designer


Client + Vendor Relations

  • Develop trusting relationship with clients to move them through Tectonic processes (discovery; feasibility and/or design + planning)
  • Assist Lead Designer in the development of client’s goals and objectives for each project during the design planning phase
  • Maintain consistent and clear communication with clients in Buildertrend throughout the duration of their project
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with all new and future vendors and trade partners

Design Planning

  • Onboard all new clients and assist in client set up and the coordination of site measure with architect partners
  • Collaborate with Lead Designer in the development of design aesthetic, space planning, and finish + fixture options for each project
  • Gather, input and organize data for selections, bids, scheduling, etc. into our systems 
  • Draw and input project elevations
  • Assist Lead Designer with the site or showroom visits


  • Willingness to contribute ideas and create systems to enhance Tectonic design processes
  • Produce assets that can be used in alignment with refined processes
  • Ability to build and maintain a design sample library, while researching new products and materials
  • Manage and track time efficiently to ensure all parties are staying within each job’s projected time frame

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in design, design certificate, or equivalent experience (required)
  • Technologically literate, including but not limited to: 
    • Proficient with AutoCAD
    • Proficient with Google Workspace
    • Familiarity with Buildertrend and Slack
    • Able to quickly learn new software systems
  • Portfolio of design sketches, renderings, and selections (required)
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly with client customer service
  • Organized, detail-oriented, proactive, and a problem solver
  • Passionate about design and driven to help grow the Tectonic brand
  • Ability to work cross-departmentally to support the various aspects of design planning and construction, but also able to work independently when needed
  • Ability to travel across Boulder and Denver counties as needed for site assessments, client meetings, showrooms, sample procurement, etc.


We value our team. For part-time employees, we offer:

  • Competitive pay commensurate with experience
  • Paid personal time off 
  • Paid sick & safe time
  • Paid public health emergency leave 
  • Credit & Gas Cards

About Tectonic

Tectonic Design + Build is a residential construction company in Boulder, Colorado that specializes in building high-performance, healthy homes. We believe homes should be beautifully designed and built with intention + have good indoor air quality, thermal comfort, and energy performance for the people that live in them.

Working for Tectonic

We love building together! As a growing company, we look for individuals who enjoy creating new systems, fine-tuning existing processes, and bringing expertise without ego. We are big believers in learning together and learning through doing; it’s the only way we grow!

We look for individuals that are motivated to help our company reach its potential and take us to places we never even dreamed. Each member of our team feels integrity in their work, a part of something bigger, and ownership over their contributions to our clients and company. And loves what they do!

As our namesake implies, Tectonic is about shifting. That also applies to shifting
construction industry culture. Gone are the days of toxic job sites, working to the bone, and underappreciation. Our team is like family to us and we believe in supporting, uplifting, and empowering them. We believe in a holistic life. We support our team cultivating balance in work and life so we can all show up more present, supportive, and excited to build dream homes.
Our ideal candidate is:

  • Highly organized
  • Systems-thinker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-Starter
  • Motivated
  • Autonomous
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Strong Communicator
  • Introspective
  • Collaborative

Equal Opportunity Employer

Tectonic Design + Build is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status. We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.