Designer II - Space Planning

Designer II - Space Planning

CBRE | Milwaukee, WI, US
Salary Range:$55,000 – $86,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Milwaukee - Wisconsin - United States of America

We are seeking a Designer II for the Milwaukee, WI area. This team of Designers support the client's facilities interior space layouts and space planning. Organize the move and provide design services, such as furniture, fixtures and equipment.

Who you are:

Detail oriented and care about producing the best product possible.

Collaborative, respectful, and enjoy working together with a team.

Agile and entrepreneurial by nature.

Motivated by an environment where you are encouraged to think outside the box.

A team player with a positive attitude who’s enthusiastic about tackling the unexpected and unknown.

A creative person with strong graphic, organizational, and communication skills.

A conceptual thinker who’s always seeking inspiration.

A confident decision-maker and risk-taker.

Self-motivated and highly organized.

What you will do in this role:

Become an active member of our design team through all phases of the process.

Lead the development of the initial phases of design, including evaluating client needs, programming, and space planning.

Responsible for all conventional aspects of technical design/architectural principles of a project.

Select products, materials, and finishes.

Select and specify furnishings.

Coordinates with outside consultants.

Assist in the preparation of contract documents.

Lead the development of furniture bid / specification documents when needed.

Assist with submittal reviews and RFI responses during the construction administration phase.

Develop and maintain client relationships.

Exercise independent judgment in evaluating, selecting, and applying standard design techniques and procedures.

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position, however you will provide informal assistance, mentoring, and training to coworkers.



Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from a four-year college or university with a Council for Interior Design Accreditation curriculum

OR a Bachelor's Degree (B.S. or B.Arch) or Master's Degree (M.Arch) in Architecture from a four-year college or university with an accredited architectural curriculum (National Architectural Accrediting Board or Canadian Architectural Certification Board).

6 years’ experience.

NCIDQ or NCARB certification, preferred.

Proficiency with AutoCad, Microsoft and Adobe Suite.

Advanced knowledge of financial terms and principals.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong organizational and analytical skills.

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to clients.

Ability to effectively present information.

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

Ability to work independently to solve problems involving multiple options.

CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.