Candidate will be based on-site at the Client’s corporate offices, located in the heart of Chicago’s downtown Loop neighborhood. Primary duties will include coordinating and/or overseeing internal programming, planning, design and construction/move coordination projects at the Client’s Chicago facility. On occasion duties may be expanded to include assisting in planning and design efforts at other facilities located in Texas, Oklahoma, Montana and New Mexico. Candidate would be working as part of an established corporate Facilities Planning, Design and Management staff.
Responsibilities would include, but not necessarily limited to:
Assist in overseeing internal move coordination duties as required.
Communication between Client; zpd+a principal-in-charge; in-house construction trades and furniture vendors.
Working directly with the Client and zpd+a firm principals to establish and develop planning & design concepts.
Provide Facilities Programming & Planning support services as needed within any other Client properties.
Develop drawings and related project documentation from Schematic Design through Design Development.
REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Interior Design or Architecture; Facilities Management training is a plus.
Three years of Facilities Planning experience; having worked within a commercial office environment.
Have strong skills in AutoCAD; ability to prepare quick, manually sketched-to-scale, conceptual floor plans; be proficient in Microsoft Word; Excel; PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.
The ideal candidate will also possess a keen awareness regarding the components required to deliver innovative, yet realistic developed design solutions that satisfy our Client's stated functional, visual and financial goals. Candidate should be a “self-starter”: take the initiative; possess strong written and verbal communication skills; and enjoy working within a group…or one-on one environment, and demonstrate successful problem-solving skills.
Having some familiarity with minor interior construction, systems furniture and systems installations is a plus.
Initial consulting assignment will run through 12.31.2020; assignment may eventually evolve into a long-term, full-time position. Salary range: negotiable, based on candidate’s level of applicable experience.
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