RATIO is seeking a talented and passionate Interior Designer or Interior-focused Architect to join our Chicago, Illinois design studio.

RATIO is committed to employing creative, self-motivated design professionals who can utilize current technologies and empathetic reasoning to achieve design excellence. RATIO is committed to leveraging interdisciplinary teams to create exceptional design experiences for our clients.  Our studio’s portfolio and current workload includes a range of corporate & life science, K-12 & higher education, mixed-use/multi-family housing, and community/cultural projects.


  • Work on all design phases of architectural/interior design projects; collaborating across disciplines with design teams on conceptual designs, presentations, design development, and construction documents
  • Develop space planning concepts and generate program documents
  • Participate in selection of FF&E, color palettes, material presentations and generate specifications
  • Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination


  • Bachelor of Interior Design degree or related field from accredited school, 3 to 7 years of experience
  • Experience in workplace, hospitality, or multifamily housing design is ideal
  • Demonstrated verbal competence in communicating design concepts and intent with a client and project teams, and/or excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Advanced design, visual and graphic presentation skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of 2D/3D software, including Revit, Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.
  • Ability to exhibit additional skill with Rhino, Dynamo, Grasshopper or 3D Max is a plus.
  • Knowledge of furniture, finishes, materials, specifications, and building codes.
  • NCIDQ Certification, or working toward registration/licensure.
  • LEED or WELL/Fitwel accreditation, or working toward accreditation

RATIO offers a comprehensive benefits package that include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, flexible spending, a wellness program that is available to employees and dependents, 401k, and annual bonus program. In addition, we also offer paid time off, paid holidays and an extra floating holiday to be used at the employees discretion each year and paid parental leave.

Salary is commensurate with experience:  $50,000 – $70,000

Applicants must include electronic work samples or a link to work samples along with a resume and cover letter to be considered.

RATIO is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

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