11 hours

Designer- Interiors

Chicago, IL
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Gensler — Career Opportunities

Designer- Interiors

Careers Site Location: Chicago, IL, US


Designer - Interiors


At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to bring smart, innovative solutions to our clients at every scale. We're not just designers. We're tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, disrupters and thought leaders. Fueled by our innate curiosity, passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our designers ignite their creative minds to tackle challenging problems.  And it's not just the big idea that we love, it's the unique details and focus on the nuances of a clever solution that bring our designs to life.


Our depth of expertise spans disciplines-from brand to education, hospitality to health, retail to workplace, technology and more. Whether we're creating a new branded experience for a university, redefining a healthy workplace for a start up, or establishing global strategies for a Fortune 500, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, more connected and more impactful.


Your Possibilities


As a Gensler Designer, you will have the opportunity to build upon the foundation of your design career by joining a team that turns ordinary spaces into life changing experiences. Our commitment to cross-pollinating, probing, sharing and mentoring makes Gensler the perfect place to nurture and expand your career. You will have the opportunity to work with incredibly talented teams from all walks of life, changing the world, one project at a time. 


What You Will Do


  • Contribute to all project phases:
    • Contribute to project strategy
    • Develop test fits, schematic plans and conceptual designs for schematic design phases
    • Refine design solutions for design development phases, collaborating with multiple disciplines
    • Produce graphic presentations, including 3D renderings, for client presentations
    • Develop FF&E packages, including the specification of materials, fixtures and furniture, coordinating with dealers and manufacturers to meet client and project goals
    • Contribute to the preparation of construction documents, including plans, elevations, details and specifications
  • Assist in managing team and client communication
  • Collaborate with consultants, contractors, fabricators, regulatory agencies and other vendors to achieve project objectives  
  • Contribute to our office and firm culture, initiatives, mentorship and talent development


Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in interior design
  • 2-6 years of related professional commercial interior design experience including FF&E, color and materials
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and visual
  • Working knowledge of Revit 
  • Proficiency in 2D/3D software, such as CAD, Revit, SketchUp, 3dViz, 3d Studio MAX and/or Rhino.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite: Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign 
  • Knowledge of commercial project constructability, project costs, and code requirements
  • LEED accreditation a plus


Life at Gensler


It is in our DNA to give back to the great cities which we touch across the world. We are committed to improving our communities and encourage our staff to engage in local organizations to align our creative thinking with their complex problems. From wellbeing week to under-privileged student art exhibits, library hackathons to greening our cities, we do well by doing good, reflecting our teams' diverse interests.


We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities. 


As part of the firm's commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes.   We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 


Gensler is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


Come work with us. We are always looking for creative and talented people to join our team.



  • Other / Not Specified
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Real Estate
  • Retail / Wholesale

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