Interior Designer


OKW Architects / Chicago , Illinois United States


OKW Architects seeks to develop meaningful relationships as the foundation of everything we do. As trusted advisors, our goal is to serve our clients with original thinking and imaginative spirit, while grounded in deep-rooted experience. Combined, this translates to mutually successful outcomes for all stakeholders. As we celebrate our 60th year of successful project design, OKW continues to enhance and celebrate the integration of architectural, interior design, landscape and land planning expertise within a diverse group of market types. Located in the West Loop we look toward the future of our design practice, driven by design excellence, entrepreneurial spirit and client service. 


OKW is looking for an Interior Designer with a thirst for professional growth to join our interiors team. As part of the team, the successful candidate will work on all phases of projects from conceptual design/visioning through design phases, construction documents, and with a Project Manager, construction administration. Under the guidance of the Design Director, the Interior Designer will develop design concepts for the workplace, hospitality, multi-family residential, and institutional projects. 

The deliverables expected of the Interior Designer include presentation materials consisting of floor plans, renderings, furniture and material recommendations and finish palettes. The Interior Designer will assist the Project Architect with construction document efforts and technical drawings, develop FF&E and art/accessories specifications, coordinate with dealers, and manage dealers during furniture procurement process, including installation oversight. 

The Interior Designer will also participate in production of bid, permit and construction documents and assist the review of submittals and RFIs, and participate in both interior punch list and furniture punch list efforts. 


The right candidates will have two or more years of experience in an architecture or design firm and a bachelor's degree in interior design or interior architecture from an accredited school. Experience in hospitality and corporate workplace environments is preferred. Candidates with experience in Revit, and Adobe Creative Suite, interior 3D rendering skills, and an ability to select and source furniture/finishes will thrive in this position. 


commensurate with experience


Human Resources