Senior Architectural Designer


BKV Group / Chicago, IL


Established in 1978, BKV Group is an established leader in architecture, engineering, interior design, and landscape architecture. Our multi-disciplinary firm consistently ranks as one of the top design firms with a portfolio that includes multiple award-winning projects. BKV Group strives to develop creative, innovative solutions that meet our client’s goals & realize their vision. Our primary market sectors include multifamily housing and development, corporate and hospitality, government, and education.


SUMMARY Leads planning and design efforts of projects by performing some or all of the following duties. Primary Responsibilities: Include the following and other duties may be assigned. • Consults with Project Manager or Senior Project Architect to help determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation. • Creates initial design concepts staying within the parameters of the Owner’s construction budget. • Assists PM or MP in planning the layout of projects, including determination of functional and spatial requirements and exterior building image. • Coordinates with various team members during the implementation of the design. • Prepares design presentations for client review and approval, in conjunction with MP and PM. • Prepares project designs using multiple graphic tools. • Maintains a free flow of communications with the PM and MP relative to the activities on assigned projects. • Receives project direction from the Managing Partner and/or Project Manager.


Job Requirements: • Must have four years’ college or university degree; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. • 10+ years related experience. • Must be fluent in reading, writing and speaking the English language. • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and work efficiently with team members. • Must have the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from the PM and SPA. • Must be proficient in AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe and Microsoft Office Suite. Additional technical skills preferred, such as Google SketchUp. EOE


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