The Junior Designer should be the second hire, after the Admin Assist or Office Manager. The Junior or Design Assist role is critical in getting your productive time/billable time up. The way in which you structure these first two roles is critical and it is where many designers fumble.
Use this list of duties to craft your Junior Designer role for your firm and avoid the costly pitfalls associated with the “everyone does a little of everything” approach.
I also strongly recommend using all the business tools in this category to help you reign in this role, as this is one area of the interior design business that tends to spin out of control. Simply download this Word document and tailor it as needed. make sure to reference the Office Manager and Expeditor roles as well so you make sure to structure your business effectively.