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  • Interior Designer

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/24/2018 11:12 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    GMA Architects, Inc.
    Job Location
    US-IL-Downers Grove
  • Overview

    GMA Architects has an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Interior Designer in Chicago with 3-5 years of experience.  This is an opportunity to work in a fast paced environment working with CAD technology, and to be involved in all phases of the design process for our design/build commercial projects. 


    Partnered with ARCO/Murray Family of Construction, GMA Architects is a full service design and construction firm.  Our design team provides architectural services including Creative Design, Project Management, ADA/Code Compliance, Building Assessment and Reuse, Addition and Renovations, Historic Preservation, Master Planning, Interior Design, Space Planning and Construction Administration.


    • Space planning to enhance the function, safety, and aesthetics of interior spaces.
    • Choose color 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.
    • Produce architectural documents for permit submittal as well as construction.
    • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination.
    • Consider materials and costs according to set budgets and negotiated project fees.
    • Prepare detailed working drawings, designs, plans, models and schemes, often using computer-aided design (CAD) software.
    • Survey buildings.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
    • 3-5 years’ experience.
    • Autocad and Revit experience required. Standard office software (Photoshop, Word, etc.) preferred.
    • Ability to develop presentation drawings (colored site plan and elevations) required. 3D modeling / rendering preferred.
    • Skilled in designing interior alterations, renovations, and new layouts.
    • Ability to develop preliminary designs into construction 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


    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401k
    • Profit Sharing
    • 1 Month Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of employment
    • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
    • Yearly bonus potential


    Please visit our web site at for more information about our family of companies and incredible benefits. 



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