opportunities 

We are always interested in hearing from talented people to become a part of our team. We are a medium sized architectural firm offering design, planning and consulting services, conveniently located on the Magnificent Mile. We have succeeded in retaining our “small firm” culture and atmosphere, without sacrificing the opportunity for individual growth and advancement.  We offer a casual and professional working atmosphere and pay and benefits commensurate with experience. If you are looking to work on a variety of projects in a casual yet professional atmosphere that respects a positive work-life balance, send your resume to: recruiting@sgwarch.com

 

Senior Interior Designer

We are actively seeking a design leader to help grow our interior design department. We are looking for a creative and outgoing interior designer / interior architect that will work well with our team of thoughtful and experienced employees on a variety of residential, hospitality, retail, and office projects. As part of our design team, you will engage with Chicago area and nationwide business leaders in a creative and fast-paced environment. We are looking for an exceptional person who can have a formative impact on both our work and on the communities in which we work.

Duties of the position include:

  • Lead a team through the interior design process from programming through construction documents.

  • Communicate design vision through images, renderings and concept drawings.
    Develop project schedules and budgets.

  • Develop documentation, details, and specifications for use during construction.
    Engage in Interior Design marketing efforts.

  • You will report directly to partners and sometimes work alongside a Senior Project Architect

Qualifications:

  • A 4-year Degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or Architecture.

  • 10 years’ experience on interior design projects with experience with interior and millwork detailing and specifications.

  • NCIDQ Certification, Architect’s License or path to professional credentialing in the next 12 months required.

  • Strong creative aptitude with an attention to detail.

  • Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to motivate and mentor staff, delegate work assignments and work well with others.

  • Working knowledge of Revit or AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office suite.

Job Captain

We are actively seeking a talented individual with 5 to 7 years of work experience to become a part of our firm as a Job Captain. Our Job Captains are creative and technically minded individuals that make projects come together. As a Job Captain, you will collaborate with a creative team, under the direction of a Senior Project Architect, to coordinate consultants and documents on a wide variety of projects types from design through construction. If you are a graduate of an accredited school of architecture, a strong team player with positive attitude and a working knowledge of Revit and AutoCAD, we would like to hear from you!

Drafter 1

We are actively seeking outgoing and energetic individuals with 0 to 5 years of work experience to become a part of our firm as a Drafter. Our success is built on the talent of the employees that prepare our drawings. Become a key to our success by working on a variety of project types with a Senior Project Architect and Job Captain through all phases of design and construction. If you are a graduate of an accredited school of architecture, with a positive outlook and passion for architecture, we want to hear from you.

Student Intern

We are looking for enthusiastic and inquisitive individuals to join our team as a Student Intern. If you are currently pursuing your passion at a local accredited architecture program and are available to work between 8 and 16 hours a week, we want to hear from you! Send your resume to: recruiting@sgwarch.com