IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.
Our team members are collaborative, creative, professional, expert and entrepreneurial. Joining our team requires skill, daring, leadership, teaming, humor and a love of interiors. We are presently searching for a full-time Intermediate Experiential Graphic Designer in our Chicago office. Working with Junior EGD and under the supervision of a more senior Designer or Project Manager, the Intermediate Designer provides design support in all phases of the project process; concept and design development, construction documents and construction administration
Specific responsibilities will include:
Design and develop project presentations
Creation of 2D plan and elevation views for presentations
Creation of 3D renders for presentations
Conceptual image research
Creation of high resolution production ready files
Quality assurance and site visits
Collecting information for client assessment; may attend interviews; provide documentation support
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE • Bachelor’s degree in Graphics, Industrial Design or Interior Design, or equivalent experience • 3+ years’ experience with 3D/2D graphics, signage, digital printing
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Intermediate knowledge of the commercial interior architecture and/or design industry
Knowledge of graphic working drawings and procedures
Demonstrated competency in all phases of environmental graphics
Ability to coordinate custom solutions with fabricator and installer
Intermediate understanding of branding concepts and the potential for their application to, relationship with and integration into the built environment
Intermediate sketching and rendering skills
Intermediate skilled visual sense and understanding of typography, composition, multiple media platforms, legibility, standards development, documentation, fabrication and implementation
Intermediate MS Office and Adobe PDF application skills
Knowledge of video editing, interactive design, industrial design and 3D design/visualization and softwares (Autodesk 3dsmax, Vray) will be plus.
Intermediate verbal, graphic and written communication skills.
Working Conditions: For the majority of the time the Intermediate Experiental Graphic Designer will be sitting in an office with limited physical requirements. This may require individuals to bend, stretch, twist and reach. On occasion individuals will be required to visit a client site to perform site verifications and field surveys. The position is not subject to occupational and safety risks.
Please submit a portfolio or work examples with your application
IA Interior Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
IA Interior Architects is the largest global architectural firm to concentrate exclusively on interior architecture. Our focus on interiors drove the creation of the company and continues to be our driving force today. We offer our clients unique benefits that come from our specialized focus and global resources.