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AECOM Mid-Level Interior Designer in Chicago, Illinois

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Mid-Level Interior Designer to be based in Chicago, IL.

Job Summary/ Responsibilities:

The Mid-Level Interior Designer will provide planning, design and documentation for a variety of interior projects. This role will be responsible for participating in concept development drawings, finishes and materials palettes, furniture selection, documentation, and specification. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Participate and collaborate in design efforts on projects ranging in size and complexity.

  • Developing space plans, three dimensional concepts, visual presentations, materials palettes, and assistance with aspects of construction documentation.

  • Have an integrated mindset working collaboratively with clients, contractors, vendors and other AECOM team members.

  • Support in design presentations and present to clients and owners.

  • Experience and skills to design creative and innovative interior environments that support our clients’ needs in collaboration with Interior Design Director and Senior Interior Designer.

  • Skills to execute a wide range of design deliverables including renderings/illustrations, detailed 3D models, space planning, and selection and specifications of FF&E.

  • Effectively communicates internally with project teams and externally with consultants and clients through timely and appropriate written, oral, and visual means.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Architecture or Interior Design, Interior Architecture degree from an accredited university or related field + 4 years of experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Requirements:

  • 6+ years of experience in corporate/commercial interior design or interior architecture industry with understanding of workplace projects, standards and practices.

  • Proficiency with Revit, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Self-motivated, client focused, and detail orientated.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong capabilities in 3D modeling and architectural visualization software (Revit Modeling, Enscape, VRay, 3DS Max, etc).

  • Strong FF&E experience including selection of products and equipment, finishes and development of specifications.

  • Experience in all project phases, from pre-design through project close-out.

  • LEED or WELL certification.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship is not available for this opportunity


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10092615

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: Hybrid