Architect I

Full-Time
Entry
TBD
Chicago,

About the Job

Full-Time
Entry
TBD
Chicago,
This is a full-time position. The ideal candidate will be someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is comfortable with taking on a varying range of responsibilities. Experience with specific project types is not as important as this candidate's ability to quickly adapt to project needs on a day-to-day basis. Projects that are anticipated immediately include commercial tenant spaces, multi-family housing, code analyses, as well as participating on various conceptual design. Daily tasks may include but not be limited to:

 Performing on-site existing conditions site surveys  Consultant Coordination  Performing building code analyses  Preparing project schedules  Preparing & Issuing Construction Documents  Assisting with building permit application completion  Project Specifications (writing, editing, finalizing)  Contacting product representatives / scheduling meetings  Assisting with proposal preparations  Attending client meetings  Meeting with and/or discussing projects with consultants  Project coordination

Applicant Requirements

 At a minimum, a Bachelor of Architecture degree from a NAAB accredited school or university is required.  Minimum 1 - 4 years of professional experience in an architectural office with demonstrated experience preparing construction documents.  Minimum 2 years of Project Management experience  Ability to rely on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals  Detailed oriented with a strong work ethic.  Strong design skills  Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written  Strong management skills  Strong understanding of building systems including architectural/enclosure, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil  Demonstrated understanding of building construction  Possess an entrepreneurial spirit - able to work independently or as part of a team based on project type  Ability to create presentations to communicate design intent using various software packages  Ability to perform tasks such as material research and selection, code research, existing conditions verification site visits, coordination with consultants, correspondence with material manufacturers and/or representatives  Ability to effectively and efficiently prepare construction documents from start to finish with general supervision  Interest and ability to assist with office operations  Strong proficiency in Revit, 3D Max, SketchUp, Affinity Suite (Photo, Publisher, & Designer) similar to Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator). Revit experience is a must. Prior experience using Revit in an architectural office setting to prepare construction documents is required.  Experience with Rhino, Twinmotion, QGIS is a plus  Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously is required.

Date Posted:

07.05.24
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Gregory Ramon Design Studio, Inc.

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About the Company

Gregory Ramòn Design Studio, Inc. is a growing, energetic architecture, interiors and consulting firm located in the City of Chicago currently working on projects in both the commercial and residential sectors, including large and small-scale projects. We are interested in and are constantly exploring the available methods and materials that have the ability to create more affordable & sustainable buildings. We embrace the available technologies that provide the capability to quantify affordability and sustainability as well as allow us to better communicate our designs and ideas with our clients. These same tools provide us with efficiencies that afford us the ability to accomplish more with a smaller team. We place a strong focus on using Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology to deliver innovative, creative, sustainable design solutions. Current project types include retail, commercial, mixed-use residential, and recreational. We are located in Chicago and are licensed to practice architecture in Illinois, Colorado, Florida, North Carolina & Missouri. We are an MBE (IL & CO), DBE (IL & CO), ACDBE (IL & CO), SBE (CO), BEP (IL).
Gregory Ramon Design Studio, Inc
Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

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