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We’re Hiring! Several positions available!

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Are you looking for an exciting and new opportunity? Interested in working in a collaborative design environment to help create the newest place to be? d+k, a growing Chicago based architectural and design firm (www.dk-arch.com), is looking to expand our amazing team! We specialize in a variety of projects from hospitality, corporate and retail. Experience in these sectors is preferred, but not required. If you are interested please feel free to apply by sending your resume and portfolio to careers@dk-arch.com.

Architect

2-5 Years of Experience

Job description:

Responsible for the day to day production of projects and design. Reports to the Project manager and Senior Designer. He/She must have a desire to learn, be organized, self-starter, highly motivated lifelong learner and problem solver with drive to execute responsibly and push beyond what is asked.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ability to produce projects
  • Desire to learn
  • Drawing quality control
  • Ability to execute a design and overall project
  • Ability to learn how to run projects
  • Ability to develop and stay on schedule
  • Software proficient, Revit, Photoshop, InDesign

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Ability to manage own hours and prioritize within fee structure
  • Ability to adhere and drive to a schedule
  • Ability to work within budget
  • Ability to sketch
  • Ability to render
  • Ability to develop details
  • Ability to coordinate with Consultants on a daily basis
  • Site Visits, Review Construction and day to day operations
  • Highly Proficient in Revit and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to use Adobe Suite and other production tools
  • Ability to leverage existing and new technologies to integrate into work flow and physical production of product
  • Intimate knowledge of codes and construction means and methods
  • General design sense
  • Shop Drawing and Submittal Review
  • Stay up to date on current trends and technologies
Salary & BenefitsPaid time off & Holidays 

Work hours:

Virtual days: Monday & Friday

In office days: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

 

Interior Designer

2-5 Years of Experience

 

Job description:

Executing the day to day overall projects and design. Being able to take direction from the Team Leader and Senior Designer.  Desire to learn. Taking time to stay on top of current industry design trends. He/She must have a desire to learn, be organized, self-starter, highly motivated lifelong learner and problem solver with drive to execute responsibly and push beyond what is asked.

 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Project Production
  • Vendor Coordination
  • Manage Procurement Specialist

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Execute design vision for project
  • Execute design drawings and renderings
  • Vendor correspondence (day to day)
  • Procurement Management of Selections

 

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Senior Designer on concepting of projects
  • Creating design Packages
  • Create schematic design Furniture plans
  • Create Design Development Drawings
  • Develop design details
  • Attend site visits when necessary
  • Assist with construction drawings – Finish plans, interior elevations, FF&E plans
  • Redlines
  • Oversee vendor bidding of procurement specialist
  • Create selections packages and pricing packages
  • Review procurement items with procurement specialist before ordering, delivery and install
  • Material research & selections
  • Ordering Material Samples
  • Staying up to date on current design trends

 

 

Skills:

  • Sketching & rendering
  • Organized self-starter with a desire to learn
  • Proficient in Adobe Suite
  • Proficient in Revit
  • Microsoft Office
  • QuickBooks

 

Salary & Benefits

Paid vacation & Holidays

 

Work hours:

Virtual hours: Monday & Friday

In office: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

 

 

Project Architect

10+ Years of Experience

 

Job description:

Responsible for managing their team’s projects, including prioritizing their team’s active projects, determine output, assign responsibilities/task for the individual team members, and the day to day overall projects and design. Reports to the Director. Ability to teach and mentor. He/She must have a desire to learn, be organized, self-starter, highly motivated lifelong learner and problem solver with drive to execute responsibly and push beyond what is asked.

 

Core Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the team’s output
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Ability to execute a design and overall project
  • Ability to teach and impart knowledge
  • Ability to develop and stay on schedule
  • Lead internal and external communication
  • Ownership and responsible for checking in with director on project status
  • Drawing quality control

Additional Responsibilities/Skills:

·       Manage multiple projects and delegate to / manage production staff·       Lead and develop a detailed project schedule and make sure milestones/deadlines are met
·       Drawing review and mark up for and direct production staff and design team
·       Ability to manage own hours and prioritize within fee structure
·       Ability to adhere and drive to a schedule
·       Ability to work within budget·       Ability to sketch
·       Ability to render
·       Ability to develop details
·       Ability to coordinate with Consultants on a daily basis·       Ensuring office standards are being followed·       Lead zoning and coding research compliance
·       Lead site Visits, Review Construction and day to day operations
·       Highly Proficient in Revit and Microsoft Office
·       Ability to use Adobe Suite and other production tools
·       Ability to leverage existing and new technologies to integrate into work flow and physical production of product
·       Intimate knowledge of codes and construction means and methods
·       General design sense
·       Lead shop Drawing and Submittal Review
·       Stay up to date on current trends and technologies
·       Develop a detailed project schedule and dashboard
·       Provide social media and marketing content as needed / directed by Marketing and Social media leads
Salary & BenefitsPaid time off & Holidays

 

Work hours:

Virtual days: Monday & Friday

In office days: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday