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Interior Designer

Company: ARCO National Construction Company
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:


Are you creative and love good design? Do you solve problems in three dimensions? Do you act with integrity and hold yourself and others to the highest standard?

We are looking for a detail-oriented Interior Designer, who is passionate about the construction process to join our Downers Grove, IL team. At GMA, every associate is empowered to drive their success from day one!

Partnered with the ARCO Family of Companies, GMA is a full-service design and construction firm. Our design team provides architectural services including Creative Design, Project Management, ADA/Code Compliance, Building Assessment and Reuse, Addition and Renovations, Historic Preservation, Master Planning, Interior Design, Space Planning, and Construction Administration.


We are dedicated to the well-being of our associates and are proud to be consistently recognized as a Best Place to Work. Our compensation and benefits package not only supports our associates and their families but benefits local communities and communities around the world.

  • Industry-leading performance-based bonus program
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Traditional and Roth 401k
  • Tuition reimbursement for associates
  • Scholarship for associates' children up to $28,000 per child
  • 1-month paid sabbatical after every five years of employment, plus $5,000 for travel
  • 1-week paid volunteer leave each year
  • 100% charitable match
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • 100% paid 10-week maternity leave

    At GMA and ARCO, our first core value is to treat people fairly and do the right thing. We are committed to building and sustaining a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

    From recruiting, training, and hiring practices to selecting our subcontractors, we understand that diversity of all those involved in the construction process enhances our ability to deliver the best solutions to our customers. We hire the best and the brightest from across the country - constructing a team of experts in architecture, design, engineering, project management, and business services.


    • Space planning to enhance function, safety, and aesthetics of interiors
    • Choose color palettes, including flooring, carpet, and paint to be approved by the client
    • Assist in updating material library and meet with product manufacturer's representatives
    • Prepare presentation drawings as required, including but not limited to: colored plans, colored elevations, 3D renderings
    • Design commercial office space, interior alterations, renovations, and new layouts
    • Attend client meetings; coordinate with construction project managers, and other design disciplines
    • Estimate material requirements and costs, and present design to client for approval
    • Produce architectural documents for permit submittal as well as construction
    • Advise client on interior design factors such as space planning, layout, and utilization of furnishings or equipment, and color coordination
    • Consider materials and costs according to set budgets and negotiated project fees
    • Prepare detailed working drawings, designs, plans, models and schemes, often using computer-aided design (CAD) software
    • Survey buildings
    • Review product submittals related to interior finishes


      • Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from an accredited university required
      • 2-5 years' experience required
      • 3D modeling/rendering required. Enscape and Photoshop proficiency preferred but not required
      • Ability to develop preliminary drawings into construction documents. AutoCAD and Revit experience required
      • Technical interior design knowledge required


        We are proud to be one of the fastest-growing, privately-owned companies in America, celebrating over 30 years of experience as design-build experts. We have completed over 4,000 design-build projects across 48 states and 31 major cities nationwide. We ranked #7 out of the top 100 design-build companies in the U.S. and #34 on the ENR Top 400 Contractors list of 2021. Most importantly, our clients like us, trust us and want to do business with us. We are looking for people with the same enthusiasm, passion, and respect for the hard work that brought us to where we are today. Are you a person that can make a difference at GMA/ARCO? If the answer is, "Yes!" we look forward to meeting you.

        GMA/ARCO does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies without pre-approval from GMA/ARCO's Human Resource team. Pre-approval is required before any external candidate can be submitted. GMA/ARCO will not be responsible for fees related to unsolicited resumes and for candidates who are sent directly to our hiring managers.

Keywords: ARCO National Construction Company, Downers Grove , Interior Designer, Other , Downers Grove, Illinois

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