The X Company is a fast-paced disruptive consumer lifestyle brand with real estate assets across the country. We’re looking to bring a designer on to our team who has the ability to manage multiple projects while contributing to our overall brand aesthetic, design standards, and processes. We are seeking applicants who are versatile, resourceful, reliable, and are comfortable in both independent and team-oriented work environments. We place no limits on creativity and challenge the prevailing industry status quo in everything that we do. We are currently looking for people who share this mindset, are voracious for creative inspiration and experiences, and want to grow and create with us.
The Design Associate will work closely with the Pre-development and Development Teams to ensure our projects will meet the functional, programmatic, and design standards of The X Company. Responsibilities include:
Providing assistance in maintaining, developing, and refining our standard documentation
Reviewing floor plans and specifications to ensure alignment with product standards and cost expectations
Providing support in the production and review of renderings produced by third-parties
Assisting in the establishment of relationships with vendors and tracking relevant specifications and pricing information
Performing research and analysis on topics selected to improve the product; including but not limited to relevant typologies and precedent projects, and discovering products/specifications/FF&E
Applicants must supply a varied, yet concise portfolio of their most relevant and recent work; 15 pages maximum.
Compensation commensurate with experience. Equity in company vested over time.
Position located exclusively in Chicago, Illinois.
Excellent graphic, analytical, communication, and leadership skills.
1-3 years of work experience in architecture and/or interior design
Expert understanding of construction documentation
Proficiency in a 3D computer aided design application (Minimum of one: Revit, Rhino, SketchUp, etc) as well as graphics software (Minimum of two: Bluebeam Revu, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator) and Microsoft Excel
Ability to think outside the box while also being practical and delivering solutions on time and one budget
A strong and varied design portfolio (no constraints here: can include art, photography, digital media, renderings, floor plans, furniture design, etc)
Additional Salary Information: Unlimited PTO policy; Full medical, dental, and vision benefits, 100% of premium covered by employer, bonus + profit participation. Equity in company vesting over time.
About The X Company
The X Company is a Chicago-based real estate development company with assets throughout major metropolitan areas in the United States. The X Company’s project pipeline spans ten major markets, over $1 billion of construction activity and over 10,000 beds. The X Company offers its members an unparalleled lifestyle experience across its hybrid multifamily product offerings. Learn more at www.thexcompany.com