PROJECT Interiors

Job Overview

PROjECT. is a Chicago-based + female fueled design firm that’s committed to making design that matters----design that touches the heart + feeds the soul. we believe in story telling + focal points,radical craftsmanship, rough edges + flipping the script.above all, we believe that empowered creatives empower creatives---it’s our sole studio creed.so if you’re on our vibration, show us your shine.

attitudes + attributes:

detail obsessed visionary + steady producer. seeker of seamless function and flow. goes deep on the nitty gritty---the sketches + plans. critical thinker who dreams in 2 and 3D. a lover of hard edges, smooth transitions, joinery, compression + release. puts pencil to paper [never mind a lil graphite on the cuff + crumpled trace paper]. owner of perspective, developer of concepts + bringer of heightened materiality. geeks out on the unexpected--- building specs,funky furniture layouts + architectural critiques. distiller of ideation for polished client presentation. a passionate translator + collaborator with a strong point of view who wants to put down roots and #MAKEDESIGNMATTER.

primary duties + responsibilities.

+ produce architectural working drawings including all details for interior projects:interior architecture, millwork, tile, elevations, plans, sections, RCP + produce concept, schematic + design development sketches + drawings + proficiency in creating construction documents, shop drawings + custom furniture detailing. +oversees building CD sets and design intent packages for bid, contractors and trades. +attends site visits as needed to assist design team. +oversees site measuring of existing conditions to procure working drawings. +procure, maintain + organize project files, specifications and schedules within dropbox. +ability to create and work with 2D and 3D plans.+create Sketch up models and 3D renderings per project basis¾ grow and maintain CAD library of templates+participate in hard finishes selections, as needed to support design team. + produce graphic presentations + material boards.

rhythm + flow.

+hyper detail oriented, self-motivated with a leadership skillset.¾ deadline driven and fast paced team player. +proficient in time management to facilitate working on multiple projects simultaneously. +embraces the holistic collaboration process including design team, client, vendors, builders  + organizes the work efforts of PROjECT.’s drawings + schedule deliverables on the day to day. + functions as the primary facilitator of execution within the PROjECT. team.+ attends occasional industry events.¾ participates in studio and firm events + outings.+ willing to travel for out of town project job site visits + installations as needed.

essential skills + abilities.

+ knowledge of residential construction, renovation + interior finish detailing.+ well-developed sense of personal aesthetic.+  curious, compatible, resourceful. + a passion for high-end residential design + geeking out over details.+ obsessive attention to detail + problem solving skills in a fast-paced studio environment.¾ maintains a thorough understanding of residential building code, accessibility regulations, and other regulatory requirements as they relate to the project and checks documents for compliance.+ communicates with regulatory officials and prepares strategies to address interpretative issues related tobuilding regulations.+ exhibits a thorough understanding of CAD/Revit/Sketchup drawing standards.+  participates in refining standards, implements accordingly, and checks conformance by the team.+ conducts product and material research as required.+  ability to facilitate graphic + material sample presentations.

requirements + qualifications.

+ minimum 3 years of experience in high-end residential design.+ professional degree in Interior Architecture, Architecture or related field.+ experience in interior design and team management.+  excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills.+ highly proficient in AutoCAD/Revit/Sketchup drafting + graphic software programs, Google Suite programs(Docs, Sheets, Meet, etc.), Microsoft Office programs + Adobe (Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, etc.)+ must be detail oriented, a self-starter, ability to work independently with minimal supervision and oversight.+  must have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a vehicle.

bonus.

+ knowledge of industry vendors, craftsman and trades.+ kitchen + bath design experience.+ timeline + Smartsheet experience.+ commercial/hospitality design experience.+ professional certifications/accolades this is a full-time position reporting to Design Director + Principal.please apply with cover letter, resume, references + portfolio.

Company

Position

Interior Architect

Location

Chicago

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