Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Job Overview

About Us

LJC is a full-service architecture and design firm committed to creating and enhancing the quality of the human experience and improving how design and architecture can impact each individual’s emotional being. Youthful in outlook, seasoned in experience, and innovative in approach, LJC offers its clients a diverse portfolio of expertise across a range of project scales and typologies, including commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and community.


LJC is the design practice of Clayco, a full-service, turnkey real estate development, masterplanning, architecture, engineering, and construction firm that safely delivers clients across North America the highest quality solutions on time, on budget, and above and beyond expectations. With $3.8 billion in revenue for 2020, Clayco specializes in the “art and science of building,” providing fast track, efficient solutions for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential related building projects.


The Role We Want You For

Lamar Johnson Collaborative (LJC) is looking to hire an Interior Designer to join our team in Chicago and assume a creative role in the firm’s interiors practice.

The ideal candidate will augment and assist LJC’s design team, helping it grow and expand its presence, while contributing to project pursuits and talent recruiting. The Interior Designer will be counted on to seek out professional development while working across LJC disciplines and parent company Clayco’s construction and real estate arms to help our entire enterprise thrive.


The Specifics of the Role

  • Performs various aspects of interior design as directed, including conceptual studies, program requirements, systems selection and layout
  • Prepares programming, schematic design, and design development and construction documents as directed
  • Contributes to creation of marketing and presentation materials
  • Pursues experiential and other learning opportunities to develop skills necessary to assume more senior roles within the firm
  • Represents LJC in the community and civic events
  • Practices LJC’s core values of integrity, humility and fearlessness
  • Contributes to LJC’s Core Councils (Culture, Integration, Practice, Process and Sustainability)


Qualifications

Interior Designers at LJC possess:

  • A bachelor's degree in architecture, interior design or a related field
  • Experience with interior architecture and design projects sufficient to present a portfolio demonstrating design and technical capabilities
  • Should be actively working toward registration as an architect or interior designer
  • Interest in obtaining LEED- and/or WELL-accreditation desirable
  • Demonstrated competence with Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD/Revit and MS Office
  • Exemplary written and spoken communication
  • Comfort and poise presenting to external and internal audiences
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship-building and colleague-coaching skills


Benefits

  • Competitive salary and compensation
  • 401K and profit-sharing plans
  • A full complement of employee benefits, including health, dental and vision plans; flexible spending accounts; life insurance; disability coverage; and employee assistance programming


LJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Lamar Johnson Collaborative, Inc.

Company

Position

Interior Designer

Location

Los Angeles

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