Mary Cook

Job Overview

Does the idea of designing a wide variety of project types in markets all across the country excite you?


Mary Cook Associates (MCA) is a national, award-winning commercial interior design firm acclaimed for work that yields measurable returns for owners and developers of real estate. Our team of more than two dozen designers and architects are strategic, imaginative and skilled at designing a wide variety of spaces that respond to the demographic, geographic and lifestyle influences of target markets. This results in smart spaces that establish immediate connections with their users and accelerate activity, occupancy rates and sales for marketers.

We have extensive design experience with Multifamily, Student Housing, Model Homes, Senior Housing, Golf and Yacht Club, Hospitality and various other commercial projects.


We are looking to add talented designers with the drive to create stunning designs that make an impact.  Our Designers work on all aspects of project design, from space planning and floor plan development to furniture, finishes, and material selections.  You will participate in client presentations, on-site installations, and special industry events. Our entrepreneurial spirit and culture encourage growth and enables individuals to thrive and succeed at their preferred pace.  


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, design, and execute interiors of both residential and commercial buildings.  
  • Formulate designs which are aesthetically compelling, functional + practical, and conducive to their intended purposes, such as inspiring culture, raising productivity, or improving lifestyle.  
  • Develop and produce design documentation in AutoCAD.
  • Coordinate logistical project elements such as sample ordering + organization, furniture selection and specification, lighting + material selection and specification, vendor correspondence, and a variety of other project-oriented tasks.
  • Travel with presentations, site visits, and installation of projects.
  • Assist in the management of budgets and timelines for project.  


REQUIREMENT FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE:

  • Confident Aesthetic + Artistic Ability
  • Organization + Time Management Skills
  • Strong Communication + Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Player
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Sketchup, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign
  • Studio Designer software experience preferred
  • Multi-unit residential experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or related field
  • Graphic Design Experience a plus
  • 3-5 years’ experience using the above skill set
  • Travel 10%


If this sounds like the perfect next step in an amazing career, we are looking forward to hearing from you! We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To apply, please email: mmcmanus@marycook.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company

Position

Project Designer

Location

Chicago

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