We design buildings inside and out. We create spaces that support defined activities within them and that provide the right experiential goal. Every project is unique and embraces sustainable materials and programs that result in more healthy environments. Consideration is given to the rate of change in technology, material and society to achieve the vision of the possible business direction over the life of the space. We maintain a client dialogue that captures the imagination of their vision and results in a story they can continue to tell.
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Our team in the Chicago office is seeking an Interior Designer who will assist in the development of design solutions, conduct research on behalf of the design team, and coordinate the design through all phases of the project.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conduct site surveys, feasibility studies, concept design schematics and material/furniture systems research to ensure a satisfactory solution is delivered that meets quality parameters, project timelines and budgetary requirements
Prepare presentation boards and other presentation materials
Prepare drawings, models and renderings, following office standards
Attend meetings to coordinate drawings and resources, determine project criteria and provide information
Prepare furniture procurement documents and manage the process of delivery of furniture, fixtures and equipment
Gain familiarity with current design trends, FFE distributors and presentation techniques to improve skills and implements them on project work
Prepare and coordinate construction drawings in REVIT
Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
Is proficient in Interior Design software skills (i.e. AutoCAD, Revit, Photoshop, InDesign Microsoft programs)
Have experience in interior design and presentation; demonstrates creativity and aesthetic knowledge
Is familiar with Mechanical, Electrical, and Structural permits and building codes
Prior experience in project delivery, project management, and client management is required
Possess superior time management and problem solving skills
Demonstrate an ability to coordinate with other team members and to collaborate with other professional disciplines
Membership as an Interior Designer with a Relevant Registered Association is considered an asset
4 to 8 years of project experience
Experience in Hospitality Design, Multi-Family and Amenity Design, Brand Submittal and FFE Specifications Writing Skills is required
NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 800 professionals is active in 12 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With an 85-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.