Open Position: Interior Design Intern

Interior Design Intern

This is a part-time internship position where you will be responsible for assisting the design team with interior design projects from concept to installation. We’re looking for someone who is friendly, self-motivated, design-savvy, incredibly organized, and who is excited to contribute to our design firm. CAD and Illustrator skills are a major plus! Our ideal candidate will be someone who seamlessly embodies a similar aesthetic to ours as an established design studio.

Role Responsibilities
  • Behind-the-scenes support of design and project management teams
  • Oversee organization of design library, keeping fabrics, finishes, samples, resources, and paint swatches filed
  • Join weekly production meetings with team
  • Create and maintain project bins and binders for client projects with required documents and samples, ensuring that they remain current and updated
  • Manage design-related project errands
  • Obtain samples and visit design showrooms
  • Memo’ing and returning products for project installations
  • Research and sourcing of unique trade furniture, fabrics, lighting, tile, surfaces, finishes, materials, color palettes, hardware, wallpaper, accessories, window coverings, and artwork that align with the MGD aesthetic
  • Assist with project installations as needed, including prep work and day-of styling assistance
  • Must be a current design student and be able to receive school credit for an internship
  • Well-rounded skills and understanding of AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) and Google Docs/Sheets
  • Strong design eye and highly curated aesthetic that matches our MGD look and design style
  • Positive and friendly demeanor, team player, highly flexible and happy to help
  • Must have your own car & cell phone, and be available to work from our Design Studio in Costa Mesa, California 10-15 hours per week
Next Steps

If this sounds like an ideal fit, please email your resume, a bit about you and why you think you’d be a perfect fit for this role to our Senior Designer, Lauren Mallon ([email protected]). Please also include any applicable links to your Instagram or Pinterest accounts, if they help to show more of your design aesthetic. Be sure to include your name and the role you are applying for in the subject line.