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2018-01-182018-02-17

Interior Designer - Mid-Level

Gensler
Chicago, IL
  • Job Code
    11146
Gensler — Career Opportunities


Interior Designer - Mid-Level

Careers Site Location: Chicago, IL, US

Description

Interior Designer

Gensler hires and develops the best design talent in Chicago. By working on the most compelling projects in the Midwest, we value a multi-disciplinary collective and believe teams with diverse perspectives always arrive at the most creative designs for our clients the best informed solutions for the communities where we live, work, and play.

 

We are intensely proud of our platform where more than 300 talented designers and architects can follow their professional and personal passions and make lifelong connections to some of the most influential people in our industry. Beyond Chicago, Gensler is the world’s largest architecture and design firm with 45 offices around the world offering a deep network of global experts in every industry. We are making a positive influence in Chicago through the power of design and we hope you join us in making a transformative difference in the city we call home.

Your Role

As a Gensler Interior Designer, your job is to combine creativity and technical knowledge with business skills and understanding to produce functionally beautiful spaces for clients. With you as part of the design team, interiors have never been so engaging.

What You Will Do

  • Perform interior design assignments that include programming client needs, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, space planning and construction documentation
  • Participate in the selection and presentation of furniture, furniture systems, fabrics, equipment (FF&E), color palettes, and lighting
  • Generate finish plans, specifications, and material selections needed for construction
  • Provide design support and documentation during completion and execution of design concepts
  • Work with external consultants, product representatives, furniture dealers, and fabricators

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Interior Design or related field from an accredited school
  • 3-6 + years of interior design experience
  • Ability to plan, visualize design concepts and experience iwth construction document preparation
  • Ability to iterate conceptual ideas (by hand and SketchUp) and translate those ideas through the design phases.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, 3D and other modeling software programs
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials, color selections, and specifications
  • Graphics and visualization skills to effectively communicate design ideas

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect 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.

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