About the Job
Compass Architecture is searching for a licensed architect with 7+ years of experience in residential design. We are a client-service oriented firm that focuses on residential projects of various sizes in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. As a Project Architect, you will engage in all aspects of residential projects, including design, production of construction documents, schedule management and client communications. Initially, the focus of this position is to either work with our developer clients on multi-unit and mixed-use buildings or work with home owners on their home projects. If you are motivated, responsible and a dynamic team player this is a great opportunity to join our quickly growing architecture firm. We are a team of polished high-integrity professionals designing homes and multi-unit buildings in a collaborative environment with clients, designers, builders, trades, craftsmen and luxury industry affiliates. We look forward to talking with you about your career.
- Develop presentation floor plans and elevations in AutoCAD.
- Preparation of construction documents.
- Follow CAD and Office standards.
- Preparation and modification of architectural documents, elevations, sections, and details.
- Performs administrative support responsibilities as requested.
- Strong commitment to personal growth and learning, while sharing to help the entire team.
- Professional Degree (BA) in Architecture from an accredited program.
- Proficiency in SketchUp and AutoCAD
- Creative problem-solving skills.
- Ability to effectively meet deadlines in a fast-paced studio and excel in a team environment.
- A self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills.
About the Company
Compass Architecture, LLC is based in Oak Park, IL and serves the city as well as the surround suburbs. Our portfolio of work is primarily in residential construction of all scales, from multi-unit developments to additions to small renovations. Additionally, we work on a limited number of small scale commercial projects such as office fit-out's, coffee shops and hair salons. Compass is dedicated to the highest level of customer service coupled with design that is respectful of the client's wishes, the client's budget, the environment, as well as the past. We are a small but growing firm with a relaxed work environment that is also focused on work-life balance. We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, and work from home options.