Designer II


March 14, 2024


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Designer II

Located in Boston’s bustling Innovation District, TRIA seeks highly motivated, entrepreneurial people to join our rapidly growing team. A partner-led architecture firm with a focus on building long-term client relationships through innovative design solutions to our clients’ business challenges, we approach our work with equal parts passion and precision. Our clients are commercial and science & technology organizations whose mission to discover, advance, and innovate inspires our own approach. Ours is a fast-paced environment with significant opportunities for candidates who thrive on challenge, want to make their voice heard, and enjoy working both independently and as part of a team.

Job Summary

As part of the project team, Designer 2 is responsible for assisting project team members in all phases of design including programming and planning, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, and construction administration. Assists the project team in production of documents, development of presentations, and project coordination. Designer 2 staff are expected to work independently to complete assigned tasks. Designer 2 staff are expected to start to build consultant and vendor relationships and will assist in both in person and virtual client presentations. Designers must apply themselves to all phases and types of work the firm requires to deliver projects and understands all the sub disciplines and skills within the firm (workplace design, lab planning, etc.).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist document production with industry standard document delivery software, REVIT, Bluebeam, MS Office.
  • Work with project team members to produce design documents and presentation materials for client review.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of architectural designs for multiple projects
  • Generate 3D renderings.
  • Coordinate with vendors to learn about new product launches and to procure material samples.
  • Assist in selection of FF&E, lighting, and other interior and exterior and architectural products.
  • Take part in site and lab equipment survey and document survey findings in REVIT.
  • Assist in production of programming, planning documentation such as: room cards, adjacency diagrams etc. and lab design.
  • Produce construction drawings in REVIT under the direction of Project Designer/ Architect.
  • Incorporate Senior Team member red lines in a timely manner.
  • Adhere project schedule and deadlines.
  • Attend internal and external project/client meetings and take detailed notes at these meetings.
  • Research and keep up to date on the trends and innovative interior and architectural products.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining project library.
  • Generate fit plans and/or schematic plans under the direction of Senior Team.
  • Assist in submittal reviews, production of sketches for on site coordination, and assist in the overall Construction Administration process.


Bachelor’s degree from four-year college/university or professional degree in architecture or interior design with 3-6 years of experience.

software skills

  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams)
  • Adobe Suite: Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
  • Deltek
  • Newforma

Advance user experience in the following software is required:

  • REVIT, (including design and construction documentation)
  • Bluebeam REVU
  • Adobe lnDesign

certificates and licenses

  • Completed prerequisites to sit for licensure.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits including health, dental, 401K and profit sharing, and paid vacation.

Contact Information

Interested? Send your cover letter, resume, and portfolio to Sherwood Butler. Please put your last name in the subject line and the position in which you are interested. All submissions must be in PDF format with maximum file size of 5MB. Thanks in advance—we look forward to meeting you.