Interior Designer, Space Planner

Chicago, IL - Sales Office, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite #1181, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America ● Chicago, IL, USA Req #1702
Friday, March 17, 2023
At KI, we believe knowing our customers helps us serve them better. We listen. We observe. We understand that each customer has unique needs. So, we pride ourselves on helping our customers make smart  furniture decisions by offering expert advice, design options and personalized solutions.Since 1941, we’ve positioned KI as the furniture company that best understands the furniture industry and is committed to providing customers with the smart solutions. By targeting specific markets with solutions for business furniture, university furniture, educational furniture, healthcare furniture and government furniture, we can quickly respond to our customers’ unique needs – including the choice to procure furniture according to what fits their ordering and fulfillment process. That’s why we say we offer far more than furniture. We’re Furnishing Knowledge.

We are looking for an Interior Designer/Space Planner to join our sales team in Chicago. This is a full-time position and will work from KI's sales showroom in the Merchandise Mart in Chicago.  Some flexibility to work remotely is allowed.  


In this position you will work closely with KI Sales Specialists, Dealers and Customers to provide direct support in CAD/CET, minor space planning and quoting.  Responsibilities include assisting with the preparation of collateral materials to support local sales, and creation of drawings and renderings.  In addition, this position will have responsibility for showroom activities, pre/post-sales support, and customer experience functions as required with in the district.  The Field Designer is expected to have extensive knowledge on multiple product lines to provide exemplary service to KI customers. 


The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in drafting, interior design, architectural design or related field.  Some previous commercial furniture design experience is helpful. Strong AutoCAD or CET proficiency and rendering skills desired.  Professional written and oral communication skills along with strong visual and spatial awareness. 


KI takes pride in being 100% employee owned. Our Employee Share Ownership Program is very valued within the company and can have amazing long-term value!  Other benefits include paid vacation, sick and holidays, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, 401(k) match, wellness initiatives, tuition reimbursement and more.


Apply today! 

KI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other details

  • Job Family Sales
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Chicago, IL - Sales Office, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite #1181, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
  • Chicago, IL, USA