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Posted: Saturday, September 2, 2017 12:02 AM


Company Name: Handman Associates

Benefits Offered Dental, Vision, 401K, Life, Medical

Employment Type Full-Time

We are seeking a highly-motivated designer for our high-end residential interior design firm. Our ideal candidate has 15+ years of experience, a passion for design with the skills and attitude to manage several projects seamlessly. Applicant should be a self-starter, detail-oriented, an efficient multi-tasker with a positive, can-do attitude. Excellent potential for advancement and longevity within the firm.

Our client’s style ranges from the softer edge of contemporary to eclectic as well as tailored traditional.

Job Responsibilities include:

• Collaborating with the principal/owner to develop:
• Space planning
• Furniture floor plans
• Fabric/color schematics
• Furniture budgets and specifications
• Generate client proposals and purchase orders using “Studio Designer” web-ware,
• Kitchen and bath material boards
• Developing, designing and preparing project deliverables (design documents)
• Understanding and interpreting the goals of the project into an appropriate design, including millwork details, elevations, lighting plans and architectural finishes
• Producing the drawings necessary to communicate the project design, utilizing the firm’s drafting software
• Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and vendors
• The ideal candidate possesses the following skills and abilities:

• A high-level of innovative design sensibilities
• Extensive knowledge of design principals
• Aptitude in construction drawings
• Solid understanding of project scope, schedule, budget, and experience operating within these parameters
• Strong knowledge in the construction process, field measures and accuracy along with the ability to conceptualize interior detailing
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with keen ability to develop long-term relationships with clients
• Highly-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task several projects
• Energetic team player with a positive attitude


• Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design (all degrees must come from a FIDER accredited 3-5 year program or comparable)
• 15 years of experience
• PC proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
• Proficiency in Auto-CAD, Adobe suite, Illustrator and Photoshop

To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to


Competitive pay commensurate with experience.

About Handman Associates:

Handman Associates is an an upscale interior design firm located in Chicago. Our timeless design aesthetic encompasses Chicago's Gold Coast, North Shore as well as national and international clientele.

• Location: Chicago, Chicago, IL

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