NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm that has set the standard for inspired and timeless designs around the world. With offices in Canada, the US, UK and UAE, the firm employs more than 700 professionals in 14 diverse market sectors. Founded in 1938, we offer the stability of a rich history, the power of integrated global teams and the versatility of a proven, multi-sector portfolio. We’re architects, engineers, planners, interior designers and big picture thinkers that apply our integrated thinking to drive exceptional projects for our clients.
Chicago, known as the birthplace of the skyscraper, is home to some of the world’s most iconic architecture. Steeped in legacy of landmarks, our Chicago team of architects work on a growing portfolio of projects in markets that include commercial, education, hospitality, residential, restaurant, and retail. Our team emphasizes professional development, growth, and community involvement all year long with office-wide participation in events, charities and social outings.
We are seeking entry level Architectural Designers and Interior Designers with up to five years of experience to join our team whose work consists primarily of Restaurant, Retail and Workplace projects. It is important that a candidate be resourceful and able to work under firm deadlines. They must be able to multi-task, communicate well with the Team and maintain organization in a changing environment. This position requires that the employee accurately prepare construction documents and develop design or technical solutions under the supervision of Project Managers and Senior Staff.
Typical responsibilities include field verification of existing conditions; 3D model creation; conceptual design; FF&E coordination; construction/permit documents and detailing; building code research; permit research and coordination; coordination with consultants and contractors; construction administration and submittal review.
Applicants must have a professional Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited university. Professional registration or licensure is a plus. Applicants must have experience with Revit, Adobe Creative Cloud, SketchUp and AutoCAD.