Interior Designer

DLR Group Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

The best integrated design firm in the world has openings for creative and innovative Interior Designers.


  • Chicago, IL

As an Interior Designer at DLR Group you will be working as part of integrated design teams responsible for the design and delivery processes aligned with client goals, budgets, and schedule parameters.

If you are a collaborative thought leader with a strategic mindset this might be the position for you. DLR Group is 100% employee owned and as such youll enjoy the opportunity to have ownership in the Firm. We rely on all our employee-owners to apply their financial acumen to grow the Firm profitably.

Position Summary:

You will be responsible for collaborating on the design of complex projects from schematic design through construction administration on projects ranging in size and complexity. You will develop comprehensive project palettes of materials and finishes. Additionally, you will work collaboratively with clients, contractors, vendors and other DLR Group team members to outline and prepare specifications.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong client, project management, and time management skills.

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Prepare and develop with the team, as required, drawings, models, images, material & mood boards and other documents relating to the design.

  • Take responsibility for the development of the design and the project with input from the Principal in Charge and/or the design Leader for key project stages.

  • Have the ability to work both independently and effectively in a cross-disciplinary team atmosphere and across multiple offices.

  • Have strong creative design and drawing skills, graphic and oral design presentation skills, capacity for conceptual design thinking, and 3D design/modeling ability.

  • Seek continuing professional development.

  • Will gain thorough knowledge of and compliance with DLR Group standards.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least seven (7) years of experience as an Interior Designer working on commercial projects.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, Architecture or equivalent.

  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office suite.

  • The ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.

  • Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience designing corporate hospitality projects.

  • Proficiency with SketchUp and 3D Max/V-Ray.

  • Have interest in sustainable building design.

DLR Group is a 100% employee-owned firm. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the AIA 2030 Commitment. Visit and follow us on Twitter, and at LinkedIn.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

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Interior Designer

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