Human Resources

  • Interior Designer

    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/27/2018 11:33 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Interior Designer
    ARCO/Murray National Construction Company, Inc.
    Job Location
    US-IL-Downers Grove
  • Overview

    ARCO/Murray is a premier, full service design/build general contractor with more than 25 years of experience providing clients with complete project delivery throughout the United States.  At ARCO, our goal is to foster an environment of boundless organic growth where advancement opportunities for our associates are limitless. 


    The ARCO family of companies completed $1.7B in revenue in 2017 and is on pace to continue exceptional growth in 2018.  ARCO has been named as one of the Fastest Fifty growing private companies in Chicago for the past 7 years as well as a five-time winner of 101 Best & Brightest Companies in Chicago. ARCO is also a five-time Best Place to Work in Illinois and in 2018, was named #1 mid-sized company in the state.  ARCO is currently #15 on the ENR Top 100 Design/Build firms list and #49 on ENR’s Top 400 Contractors list.  ARCO’s leadership attributes the companies’ success to its exceptional associates and the award-winning culture they create.


    ARCO is currently seeking a creative and entrepreneurial Interior Designer to join our team in a first of its kind opportunity! This role works independently and will interface with our with Principals and Project Managers on a day-to-day basis, but the Interior Designer will also have regular opportunities to meet and work with external clients to help guarantee that the ARCO team understands and can execute their vision for a given project. An ideal candidate will possess corporate interior design experience as well as the ability to represent the organization independently in meetings with current and/or potential clients.  


    • Space planning to enhance the function, safety, and aesthetics of interior spaces
    • Create material palettes, including flooring, carpet, and paint to be approved by client
    • Maintain an updated material library and meet with product manufacturer’s representatives
    • Prepare presentation drawings as required
    • Attend client meetings; coordinate with construction project managers, and other design disciplines
    • Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval
    • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color and material coordination
    • Consider materials and costs according to set budgets and negotiated project fees
    • Prepare working drawings, designs, plans, models and schemes that communicate design intent which will be coordinated with other design disciplines


    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
    • Passed the NCIDQ exam and holds a license
    • 7-10 years’ experience
    • Autocad and Revit experience required
    • Ability to develop presentation drawings required - 3D modeling / rendering preferred
    • Skilled in designing interior alterations, renovations, and new layouts
    • Ability to develop preliminary designs into working documents
    • Technical architectural and interior design knowledge required
    • Knowledge of innovative materials used for interior design
    • Excellent leadership skills.
    • Ability to work under pressure

    We Offer a Competitive Benefit Package that Includes:

    • Generous bonus program based on performance
    • ARCO Funded Profit Sharing Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement for Associates
    • 401k
    • 1 Month Paid Sabbatical after every 5 years of employment
    • Scholarship reimbursement for associates’ children
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage

     **ARCO is proud to be an equal opportunity employer**


    ARCO/Murray does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from ARCO’s Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. ARCO/Murray will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are submitted directly to our hiring managers.


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