Job Postings

3-5-2020 – Project Architect – UrbanWorks
UrbanWorks is an internationally recognized Chicago architectural firm committed to producing socially and environmentally responsible designs for civic, community-based, private and commercial sector clients.

UrbanWorks approaches projects with an aesthetic eye and functional expertise; effectively balancing complex user programs with tight budgets, aggressive construction schedules, accessibility, and newly developed energy concerns to create successful projects for contemporary community needs.
The firm’s designs are increasingly large and complex, reflecting new institutional requirements and concerns in the twenty-first century. When collaboration is critical, UrbanWorks has an outstanding track record developing and leading design efforts with engineers, architects and clients.
Public clients have included the City of Evanston, City of Gary, City of Chicago, Chicago Public Building Commission, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Housing Authority, and State of Illinois Capital Development Board, Chicago Department of Aviation, Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority, Chicago Department of Transportation and General Services Administration. Other clients include private developers, childcare operators, not-for-profit housing developers, and public and private universities.
UrbanWorks was founded in 1993. The firm’s principals, staff, clients, and buildings represent the city’s great diversity indicative of the twenty-first century. A minority woman-owned firm, UrbanWorks operates as a State of Illinois corporation.

Benefits include 12 vacation days, 6 sick days, majority of health insurance covered by UrbanWorks, professional development allowance and simple IRA with an UrbanWorks limited match.
We look forward to welcoming our newest team member. This person will be involved in all aspects of projects and, based on experience, have excellent opportunities to learn, make meaningful contributions and to lead projects under the leadership of senior staff. This position manages the focus on quality construction documents and technical solutions to satisfy design and client program requirements. The successful candidate will be thoughtful, hardworking and passionate about design and place making.

SKILLS
• Working knowledge of Client’s business model and related project type
• Working knowledge of Building systems, Detailing and technology
• Working knowledge of Applicable codes, regulations and standards
• Working knowledge of Negotiation and conflict resolution
• Working knowledge of Team leadership and delegation
• Working knowledge of Effective verbal communication and presentation techniques
• Basic understanding of project management
• Mastery of CADD technology and/or graphic 3D technology
• Mastery of design and solution development
• In addition to Designer skills

LEADERSHIP
• Leads production team
• Accountable for completeness and accuracy of documents
• Budgets and schedule management during production phase
• Technical solutions in response to design; code compliance
• Coordinates with engineers; CA Phase team leadership
• Responsible for medium size projects
• Coaches less experienced staff
• Develops creative and innovative design solutions with technical integrity
• Determines tools and methods to communicate design intent to owner and reviewing agencies
• Hold Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture and or related field. Licensed to practice Architecture
• Have 10 plus years of experience working in a professional design office.
• Have strong communication, organization, graphic and time-management skills.
• Expertise in Revit and AutoCAD; be comfortable in Sketch Up, as well as multiple Adobe suite programs (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.).
• Be accurate, detail oriented and maintain effective quality control.
• Have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Have strong ability to self-direct.
Full-Time
$75,000 – $95,000
3/5/2020
Chicago, IL
USA
Robert Natke
rnatke@urbanworksarchitecture.com
Accept Resumes via Email

125 S. Clark
Suite 2070
60603


3/5/2020 – Architectural Designer – UrbanWorks
UrbanWorks is an internationally recognized Chicago architectural firm committed to producing socially and environmentally responsible designs for civic, community-based, private and commercial sector clients.
UrbanWorks approaches projects with an aesthetic eye and functional expertise; effectively balancing complex user programs with tight budgets, aggressive construction schedules, accessibility, and newly developed energy concerns to create successful projects for contemporary community needs.
The firm’s designs are increasingly large and complex, reflecting new institutional requirements and concerns in the twenty-first century. When collaboration is critical, UrbanWorks has an outstanding track record developing and leading design efforts with engineers, architects and clients.
Public clients have included the City of Evanston, City of Gary, City of Chicago, Chicago Public Building Commission, Chicago Park District, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Housing Authority, and State of Illinois Capital Development Board, Chicago Department of Aviation, Metropolitan Pier & Exposition Authority, and Chicago Department of Transportation.
UrbanWorks was founded in 1993. The firm’s principals, staff, clients, and buildings represent the city’s great diversity indicative of the twenty-first century. A minority woman-owned firm, UrbanWorks operates as a State of Illinois corporation.

Benefits include 12 vacation days, 6 sick days, majority of health insurance covered by UrbanWorks, professional development allowance and simple IRA with an UrbanWorks limited match.
We look forward to welcoming our newest team member. This person will be involved in all aspects of projects and, based on experience, have excellent opportunities to learn, make meaningful contributions and to independently lead projects. This position manages the balance between design and technical solutions to satisfy design and client program requirements. The successful candidate will be thoughtful, hardworking and passionate about design and place making.

SKILLS
• Reports to senior management and/or specific project manager
• Basic understanding of negotiation and conflict resolution
• Basic understanding of team leadership and delegation
• Working knowledge of CADD technology and/or graphic 3D technology
• Basic understanding of programming and planning methods, and specialized knowledge as required
• Working knowledge of design solution development

LEADERSHIP

• Lead and develop projects from Schematic Design through to Construction Documentation and permit.
• Research and incorporate required codes and regulations.
• Communicate and coordinate between in-office staff (taking direction / giving direction), as well as with consultants.
• Assist in Construction Administration duties.
• Ensure corrections and clarifications are made for completeness, accuracy, and coordination.
• Hold Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture and or related field and actively pursuing licensing.
• Have 3-6 years of experience working in a professional design office.
• Have strong communication, organization, graphic and time-management skills.
• Expertise in Revit and AutoCAD; be comfortable in Sketch Up, as well as multiple Adobe suite programs (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.).
• Experience with 3-D printing
• Be accurate, detail oriented and maintain effective quality control.
• Have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
• Have strong ability to self-direct.
Full-Time
$52,000 – $68,000
3/5/2020
Chicago, IL
USA
Robert Natke
rnatke@urbanworksarchitecture.com
Accept Resumes via Email
125 S. Clark, Suite 2070
Chicago, IL 60603