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CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an Interior Designer based in our Chicago office. We’re looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement. The successful candidate will be part of a fully integrated team of architects, engineers, interior designers and specialists working on a wide range of design projects.

What You Will Do

  • Under the guidance of a Senior Interior Designer, lead the development of the project’s goals through the all-project phases (Programming Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents, and Construction Administration).
  • Supervise, monitor, train and direct work of interns and less experienced team members.
  • Evaluate client needs; analyze and effectively document design objectives and spatial requirements.
  • Research, evaluate and coordinate furniture, fixtures and equipment (FFE) throughout all phases of interior design work.
  • Coordinate design work, standards, and code compliance within the team under limited direction from Senior Interior Designer. Coordinate with other disciplines, including architecture, engineering, and consultants.
  • Responsible for development of the design of interior space to include floor plans, pattern designs, elevations, details, room finishes etc.
  • Independently evaluate and select materials; consult with vendors.
  • Produce drawings in conformance with project time, budget and quality constraints.
  • Assist in project planning and follow through of work plans/budgeting.
  • Be familiar with building and life safety codes and their correct application.
  • Assist in and lead client meetings, as requested.
  • Mentor and supervise junior interior design staff.
  • Assist and/or lead “lessons learned” sessions.
  • Follow and maintain CannonDesign drawing standards.
  • Actively participate in and promote design leadership within the practice.
  • Perform field site inspections. Field site visits frequently require a physical walk-through of site.
  • Assist in marketing campaigns as requested.
  • May perform other duties as required.
  • Be available to travel for projects up to 50% of the work week if required.

Qualifications

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  • Bachelor of Interior Design from CIDA-accredited institution or Bachelors of Architecture from an accredited program.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience required. Previous healthcare experience preferred. 
  • Proficiency in Revit, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Rhino (or comparable program), and/or V-Ray.
  • NCIDQ Certification strongly preferred.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects, strong organizational and research skills.
  • Good marketing, communications, teamwork, and relationship-building skills.
  • Strong technical knowledge of construction documents, building materials, and all phases of design tools.
  • Strong knowledge of building and life safety codes as related to interiors.
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