Open Positions

Design Intern

KEX Design + Build  is a dynamic and growing design firm. We provide creative architecture, interior design and planning services for residential, commercial and public space projects.  Our goal is to creatively address a number of social, economic and environmental challenges through design. 

We are looking for a talented Architecture/Design intern for our residential and public space projects. The position is paid with competitive benefits.

The position is located in New Orleans or New York. We are willing to consider remote working situations for incredibly qualified candidates. Women, people of color and queer identifying candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please include a link to your portfolio when applying. 


KEX’s in-house architecture and design team is the vital connection between development and construction. The architecture/design intern will establish agendas for design meetings; work with marketing to develop marketing plans, renderings and other marketing materials; organize internal meetings related to design; receive budgets and schedules from the development team to track the progress of each project; monitor construction administration with the construction team; and the approval of significant design items such as facades, kitchens and baths etc.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist senior managers with the day-to-day operations for KEX projects;

  • Attend meetings, prepare action plans related to project management;

  • Source project materials, working closing with vendors to manage costs and delivery;

  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and community meetings as needed;

  • Lead KEX social media channels are part of overall marketing responsibilities.


Our ideal candidate has the following skills:

  • Degree in Architecture or Design

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Highly entrepreneurial, self-motivated and results-oriented

  • Strong passion for design

  • Keen attention to detail

  • Strong Organizational skills

  • Excellent professional demeanor with the ability to work with a wide range of levels of management

  • Committed to social change through design and architecture

  • Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe CC, Project management software and Keynote


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