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Mid-Level Interior Designer – Gaming & Hospitality

Full-time | Chicago, IL

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Overview

  

KdG, a Division of Shive Hattery, St. Louis office & Chicago office has an immediate full-time opening for an Interior Designer with five (5) to ten (10) years of experience.

We are a full-service design firm offering interior design, architecture, engineering, and landscape architecture. You will be an integral member of the design team working on all phases and aspects of our varied projects in the Gaming & Hospitality Market.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in working on Gaming or Hospitality projects 
  • Graduate from an accredited Interior Design program 
  • Bachelor’s degree in interior design
  • NCIDQ Certification or the ability to become certified
  • Ability to develop, communicate, and present design concepts with the project      team, to the client, and to outside vendors/agencies
  • Experience using Revit, Enscape, BSD Speclink, Sketch-up, Adobe Creative Suites,      Microsoft Office Suite, and/or other related graphic software programs is      expected
  • Current knowledge of materials, finishes, furnishings, and equipment; including      industry standards for selection, procurement, and install management of      such items
  • Experience   in developing time management and organizational skills required to      undertake multiple projects or facets of various projects; multi-tasking
  • Attention to deadlines is critical
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent  organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Ability  to see the bigger picture and participate in a team to achieve the goal.
  • Motivated to both meet and exceed goals in a self-directed way; works hard with      limited supervision. 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple deadlines and commitments and be consistently on      schedule.

Requirements

 

  • Engage with the project team from programming/scope definition, design, and documentation through implementation
  • Collaborate with the project architect and other Interior Designers on all aspects of project delivery 
  • Preparation of elements of project schematic / conceptual designs including: programmatic space plans, floor plans, ceiling plans, elevations, floor finish plans and dimensional sketches required to convey design intent for in-house and client reviews
  • Render conceptual design ideas and prepare 2D and 3D presentation / design drawings
  • Preparation of working drawing contract documents, plans, details, schedules, technical specifications, FF&E specifications using Revit, BSD, Excel and other related software
  • Coordinate document requirements with design team and corresponding plan and drawings
  • Ability to attend on-site visits and field reviews, and provide direction to      outside contractors and vendors if necessary
  • Development of technical / design solutions
  • Assist in design presentation development 
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Revit/BIM modeling and project documentation 
  • Follow project development and production standards 
  • Continuous personal improvement and education 
  • Ability and willingness to travel. 
  • Ability to provide field observations on construction job sites

*Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and portfolio for consideration. If unable to submit your portfolio due to size constraints, please include a link to your portfolio in your cover letter.

Why Shive-Hattery?

Shive-Hattery strives to provide outstanding client service and provide rewarding careers to our employees. Our learning and teaching culture is based on collaboration; you must be willing to mentor and teach other employees while continuing to develop your skills to grow professionally at Shive-Hattery. 

We have a One-Firm philosophy, meaning you will have the opportunity to collaborate and learn from design professionals across our 15 different offices and multiple market sectors. We have architecture, interior design, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, civil, site survey, and many other disciplines. We are a one-stop shop when it comes to design, which enables us to harness the power of a 500+ member firm while maintaining the intimacy and culture of a much smaller office environment. The Chicago and St. Louis offices each have around 25-30 staff members. 

Shive-Hattery offers outstanding benefits, a sound compensation package.

Shive-Hattery offers a flexible work environment and supports balancing personal and professional responsibilities. We are an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, veteran status or genetic information.