Job Postings

4/22/2022 – Project Leader in Interior Architecture – Studio Gang
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4/22/2022 – Designer – Office Coordiantor – San Francisco – Studio Gang
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4/22/2022 – Non-tenure track (adjunct) Architectural Studies – Southern Illinois University
https://www.communitycollegejobs.com/jobdetail-303241-NTT%20Faculty%20(Architecture)
Deadline to apply is 4/29



4/13/2022 – Designer – Model Shop Team – Studio Gang
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3/31/2022 – Visualization Specialist – Studio Gang

Founded and led by Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an architecture and urban design practice headquartered in Chicago with offices in New York, San Francisco, and Paris. We help people, organizations, and cities design their futures.

Studio Gang is actively seeking an agile, creative imaging artist to collaborate with a diverse group of thinkers, designers, architects, and consultants on a wide range of project types and contribute to design through their imaging skills.

The ideal candidate is highly creative, fearless in exploration, and forthcoming with ideas and concepts. They are equally adept at crafting compelling, beautiful images quickly and at crafting visualizations with patience using the technical skills that may be required for presentations built of deeper content, detail, and choreography.

They would be an organized self-starter with demonstrable experience or interest in developing architectural and related images full time. Focus, attention to detail and an understanding that effective image making transcends software and hardware, is a must. All images and content created will support project concept, schematic and design development phases, client presentations, marketing, exhibitions, and publications.

Requirements

  • Portfolio of recent visualization work (please identify your exact role in each work)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related design field is preferred
  • Proficient in 2d digital collage and post-production using Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Proficient in 3d digital modeling using Revit, Rhino and 3dsmax
  • Proficient with visualization software Enscape, TwinMotion and V-Ray
  • An interest in photography, filmmaking, and other visual media will be highly considered
  • An ability to speak French is a plus

Full-Time
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3/17/2022 – Senior Design Architect – Zachry Group
Zachry Group is North America’s pacesetter in turnkey engineering, construction, maintenance, turnaround and fabrication services to the energy, chemicals, power, manufacturing and industrial sectors. We work with customers to plan, build and renew their most critical facilities, so they can achieve their immediate and long-term goals, all at the highest safety standards. Since 1924, we have been a purpose-driven organization, united by a shared set of values and the desire to deliver the very best outcome for our customers.
Zachry Group is seeking an Architect to join our team in the Downers Grove Design Center. The candidate should enjoy working in the industrial sector of Architecture.
Candidate is responsible for completing project specific objectives, on time, under direction of our Sr. Design Architect. Perform architectural duties in planning, designing, and overseeing construction and maintenance of building structures, ensuring that they are scheduled and built in accordance with the plans and specifications.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee and perform a variety of architectural assignments associated with front-end, schematic, conceptual, and detailed engineering phases of a project.
Oversee, assist preparation, and review architectural deliverables, including; drawings, specifications, select calculations and building code compliance reports.
Maintain responsibility for making decisions resulting from building code / life safety studies. Understand requirements of the governing code authority.
Review project development and design deliverables in accordance with corporate, client, insurance, and best practice industry standards and guidelines.
Perform administrative duties of a project “Lead” such as; monitoring of budgets, change notice submissions, project status reports, and schedule input.
Maintain communication with and between the Client Representative, the Project Manager, and the Contractor during the course of each project.
Perform all other duties as may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture or equivalent professional experience and knowledge of Architecture.
10 years of Architectural experience.
Registration as a Licensed Architect or readying for the exam is desired.
Advanced knowledge of architectural building design standards as related to the industrial, chemical, food/beverage, and pharmaceutical fields.
Capability to review schematic and/or conceptual design options, and effectively choose the most beneficial scheme or schemes for Client presentation.
Basic knowledge of in-house CADD and computer software systems to effectively utilize as tools for the design and development of building components.
Commitment to quality, responsibility, and high work standards. Ability to assess a given project dynamic, and to refocus priorities accordingly.
Ability to maintain communications skills, written and verbal, in addition to assisting personnel with external and internal interaction efforts.
Above average ability to independently organize and prioritize work assignments, and to coordinate a variety of tasks for an assigned project team.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Employee will be required to communicate in person, via telephone, email, video chat and software systems. Position may include visits to construction sites and industrial facilities requiring mobility (on ground and at heights) and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hardhat, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs/muffs, masks/respirators, safety vests, gloves and work boots.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The above description covers the fundamental responsibilities of the Architect positions. It shall not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.
Zachry Group is dedicated to providing a Safe and Drug Free work environment; and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture or equivalent professional experience and knowledge of Architecture.
  • 10 years of Architectural experience.
  • Registration as a Licensed Architect or readying for the exam is desired.
  • Advanced knowledge of architectural building design standards as related to the industrial, chemical, food/beverage, and pharmaceutical fields.
  • Capability to review schematic and/or conceptual design options, and effectively choose the most beneficial scheme or schemes for Client presentation.
  • Basic knowledge of in-house CADD and computer software systems to effectively utilize as tools for the design and development of building components.
  • Commitment to quality, responsibility, and high work standards. Ability to assess a given project dynamic, and to refocus priorities accordingly.
  • Ability to maintain communications skills, written and verbal, in addition to assisting personnel with external and internal interaction efforts.
  • Above average ability to independently organize and prioritize work assignments, and to coordinate a variety of tasks for an assigned project team.

Full-Time
Downers Grove
Illinois

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2-21-2022 – Architectural Associate I (1-3 years experience) – Kennedy Mann

Kennedy Mann Architecture (KMA) is a collaboration of architectural and design professionals who share a deep commitment to responsible, high-quality design.

We are currently seeking an Architectural Associate to join our team. Applicants should have a strong interest in the built environment and be enthusiastic about teamwork and design research, possess excellent writing skills, rendering skills, and have a thoughtful and professional disposition towards clients. The successful applicant will work collaboratively in developing projects through all phases of design and construction. Qualified candidates will possess a Professional (BArch) or Master’s degree in architecture and possess 1-3 years of experience.

Experience must clearly show a strong creative design portfolio, which is essential for this position, along with strong project leadership. Candidates must demonstrate ability to integrate into all project phases and should possess an interest in developing a strong technical knowledge of architectural systems that would be required by corporate, hospitality, residential and mixed-use project interiors.

This position fits an innovative, communicative, self-driven person who thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, who values productivity and efficiency, balanced with detailed driven design.

Responsibilities:

• Work effectively with designers, consultants, and contractors
• Communicate clearly with peers and principals regarding goals and guidelines
• Overcome design and detailing challenges with critical problem-solving skills
• Produce high quality work within designated deadlines and budgets
• Be flexible in transitioning onto different projects, providing support wherever needed

Please submit resume to careers@kennedymann.com.
www.kennedymann.com


2-21-2022 – Architectural Associate II (3-5 years experience) – Kennedy Mann

Kennedy Mann Architecture (KMA) is a collaboration of architectural and design professionals who share a deep commitment to responsible, high-quality design.

We are currently seeking an Architectural Associate II to join our team. Applicants should have a strong interest in the built environment and be enthusiastic about teamwork and design research, possess excellent writing skills, rendering skills, and have a thoughtful and professional disposition towards clients. The successful applicant will work collaboratively in developing projects through all phases of design and construction. Qualified candidates will possess a Professional (BArch) or Master’s degree in architecture and possess 3-5 years of experience min.

Experience must clearly show a strong creative design portfolio, which is essential for this position, along with strong project leadership. Candidates must demonstrate ability to integrate into all project phases and should possess an interest in developing a strong technical knowledge of architectural systems that would be required by corporate, hospitality, residential and mixed-use projects. This position fits an innovative, communicative, self-driven person who thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, who values productivity and efficiency, balanced with detailed driven design.

Responsibilities:

• translate clients’ functional and spatial requirements for structures into feasible design solutions, incorporating custom detailing, structural engineering principles and building systems into architectural designs; incorporate space planning and programming and custom detailing into designs; site survey of existing conditions and take as built measurements;

• analyze sketches, photographs, notes, and other input material from site survey to determine best approaches for completion of drawings to solve technical issues of design in relation to sites and buildings;

• coordinate input from multiple senior designers and principals to translate into design solutions; perform necessary modifications of drawings and specifications as construction projects progress and changes in dimensions, materials, and other aspects of design arise from client, agency or public input

• develop documents for all design phases, schematic design through construction documents including documenting architectural plans, elevations, and details in imperial or metric standards for jurisdictional agency corrections using 3D modeling software including Autodesk AutoCAD, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Autodesk Revit, Sketchup, and 2D programs like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint;

• utilize independent thinking and develop concept alternatives, studies and development requiring 3D digital massing, floor plans, space plans, building elevations, sections and perspectives;

• produce computer visualizations based on digital building models throughout entire design process to examine design solutions in a 3D environment and to facilitate the workflow of coordination with mechanical, structural, lighting consultants;

• coordinate conceptual design drawings with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection (MEP/FP), civil, structural, acoustic, lighting, telecom, graphics, interiors and landscape consultants to incorporate building systems into architectural designs to produce construction documentation and secure client and regulatory approval;

• participate in research and selection of building materials for construction and work with consultants, vendors, product reps, and fabricators to meet overall project objectives;

• research domestic and international building codes and regulations, collect data, and incorporate research and data into architectural designs;

• conduct material and product research for exteriors and interiors;

• work in conjunction with sustainable design leadership in the continued improvement and development of high performance design to

• maintain and improve the quality and consistency of design environment and deliverables;

• perform construction administration via site visits, field observation and meetings to review the progress of construction;

• assist in evaluating general contractor bids, estimates, and contract budgets, coordinating with project architects, project managers, clients, consultants, and contractors to respond to requests for information (RFI’s), clarifications, and modifications;

• apply architectural principles to review contractors shop drawings, submittals, samples and mock ups.

Qualifications:

• Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit / AutoCAD / Rhino strongly preferred.
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
• Time management & multitasking skills.
• Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn.
• Ability to work independently on projects.
• Working toward ARE exams / licensure.
• Legal US work status / Fluency in written & spoken English
• Be flexible in transitioning onto different projects, providing support wherever needed

Please submit resume to careers@kennedymann.com.
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2-16-2022 – Associate – High Performance Design Lead – Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
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2-16-2022 – Associate Principal – Project Manager – Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
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2-10-2022 – Project Architect – Goettsch Partners

Goettsch Partners (GP) is an architecture firm with a global perspective. Based in Chicago, with offices in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, the firm brings a singular approach to design that combines seasoned experience with a passion for exploration and innovation. Completed projects span five continents, with a focus on tall buildings and the urban environment.

At GP, we believe in an architecture of bold clarity that emphasizes transparency and spatial dynamism with an enduring ambition to enhance the character of the built environment. We aspire to create memorable structures that strive to positively influence the surrounding context and the broader community.

Our design process begins with multiple concepts that are evaluated for their intrinsic value, constructability, and environmental impact, while working closely with world-class consultants for engineering and specialty expertise. We bring measurable value to projects through the thoughtful application of design quality and technical expertise, celebrating highly crafted, performance-based solutions.

We are currently seeking architects with 5-15 years of professional experience who have strong technical skills. Ideal candidates should have experience with large-scale commercial and multifamily residential projects. Good communication, leadership and management skills are essential.

Responsibilities primarily include implementing design concepts in the production of architectural documentation, from schematic design through construction administration. Project architects will also be responsible for leading project teams, coordinating activities with consultants, handling building code analysis, submittal reviews, construction administration representation, and project closeout. Individuals will work closely with the senior project designer on each assignment to assure that the design intent is achieved in the completed project.

Candidates must be proficient in Revit and Adobe programs. Licensure and LEED accreditation are preferred. Previous experience with high-rise office, hotel, residential and/or mixed-use projects domestically and internationally is helpful.

Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio in 8 1/2″ x 11″, A4 or equivalent PDF format to careers@gpchicago.com.
Visit www.gpchicago.com for more information.

Email resume to careers@gpchicago.com


2-10-2022 – Architect/Designer – Goettsch Partners

Goettsch Partners (GP) is an architecture firm with a global perspective. Based in Chicago, with offices in Shanghai and Abu Dhabi, the firm brings a singular approach to design that combines seasoned experience with a passion for exploration and innovation. Completed projects span five continents, with a focus on tall buildings and the urban environment.

At GP, we believe in an architecture of bold clarity that emphasizes transparency and spatial dynamism with an enduring ambition to enhance the character of the built environment. We aspire to create memorable structures that strive to positively influence the surrounding context and the broader community.

Our design process begins with multiple concepts that are evaluated for their intrinsic value, constructability, and environmental impact, while working closely with world-class consultants for engineering and specialty expertise. We bring measurable value to projects through the thoughtful application of design quality and technical expertise, celebrating highly crafted, performance-based solutions.

We are currently seeking architectural team members with 0-5 years of professional experience, who have a mindfulness for design and a strong graphic representation skillset. Project responsibilities include collaborative team-based work throughout all phases of the architectural design and documentation process. At GP, our teams are composed so that the design evolution is accessible and inclusive to all team members.

All candidates should have an accredited degree in architecture. Revit, Rhino, and real-time rendering software proficiency is preferred.

Email resume to careers@gpchicago.com


2-3-2022 – Architectural Associate III / Licensed Architect – Kennedy Mann

Kennedy Mann Architecture (KMA) is a collaboration of architectural and design professionals who share a deep commitment to responsible, high-quality design. We are a creative firm looking for candidates interested in a career not just a job.

We’re looking for someone who has experience working on various project types and wants the chance to be a part of a growing team of ambitious, hard-working professionals. If you’re tired of the mundane cubicle job and want to join a friendly, open-minded and passionate team with limitless potential, we’d love to meet you.

We are currently seeking an Architectural Associate to join our team. Applicants should have a strong interest in the built environment and be enthusiastic about teamwork and design research, possess excellent writing skills, rendering skills, and have a thoughtful and professional disposition towards clients. The successful applicant will work collaboratively in developing projects through all phases of design and construction. Qualified candidates will possess a Professional (BArch) or Master’s degree in architecture and possess 5-8 years of experience.

Experience must clearly show a strong creative design portfolio, which is essential for this position, along with strong project leadership. Candidates must demonstrate ability to integrate into all project phases and should possess an interest in developing a strong technical knowledge of architectural systems that would be required by corporate, hospitality, residential and mixed-use project interiors. This position fits an innovative, communicative, self-driven person who thrives in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, who values productivity and efficiency, balanced with detailed driven design.

Qualifications:
• Proficiency in 3D modeling, visualization, and graphic software; Revit / AutoCAD / Rhino strongly preferred.
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.
• Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn.
• Time management & multitasking skills.
• Ability to work independently on projects.
• Working toward ARE exams / licensure.
• Legal US work status

Please submit resume to careers@kennedymann.com.
www.kennedymann.com


1-28-2022 – Manager Construction Projects 2 – Northwestern University
Job ID: 43172
Location: Evanston, Illinois

Department: Facilities Mgmt EV
Salary/Grade: EXS/11

Job Summary:
Manages the programming, design, and construction of capital projects of varying size/complexity under the supervision of leadership. As a Project Manager the primary responsibility will be to provide comprehensive project management for large complex projects, or for multiple smaller projects. This individual is highly skilled in all aspects of project management services and is expected to be able to lead a project of any size and complexity.

Projects may be on either or both campuses (Evanston and Chicago/Streeterville).

Please note: Jobsite Conditions: Exposure to weather (hot and cold, wind), uneven/unimproved ground conditions, ladder and scaffolding access, stairs, ability to don/doff basic PPE (hardhat, safety glasses, ear protection), etc.

Hours of Work: Certain construction operations (utility shutdowns, blackout tests) are scheduled for early morning to reduce impacts on campus activities.

Specific Responsibilities:
• PRE-DESIGN: Facilitates the gathering of program information from faculty, staff, facilities personnel, and University management staff to develop the program requirements for University projects. Develops budgets, schedules, and cashflow forecast for assigned projects. Updates as necessary throughout project lifecycle.
• DESIGN: Prepares and issues formal Requests for Qualifications/Proposals for architectural and engineering services. Manages the selection of professional consultants, architects, and engineers. Prepares and negotiates consultant agreements.
• Manages the work of consultant architects and engineers in translating the user requirements for University projects into architectural and engineering design. Lead design meetings with University users, architects, and engineers. Keeps leadership informed of project progress (schedule and budget) and manages payments to consultants.
• Reviews architectural and engineering drawings at various stages of design (schematic design, design development and construction documents) to assure that University functional and technical programmatic requirements and standards are met. Coordinates review by Operations Shop Supervisors, Risk Management, Office of Research Safety, etc. Prepares presentations for staff and leadership. Coordinates preliminary presentations to regulatory agencies.
• BIDDING/PROCUREMENT: Solicits receives, tabulates, and reviews proposals from prospective contractors. Reviews with design team and other parties. Makes recommendation for award. Prepares contracts for signature, in consultation with insurance and legal counsel.
• Coordinate purchase of equipment and furnishings for University construction projects to ensure that correct products are purchased on a timely basis to meet project schedules.
• CONSTRUCTION: Serves as liaison between University departments and the contractor to assure that the impact of the contractor’s activities on departmental operations are minimized. Manages the construction process to assure that contractual obligations are met. Reviews project communication to protect university interests. Manages owner-initiated changes to limit impact on schedule and budget. Develops construction phasing plans to minimize impacts on departmental operations. Coordinates with Shop supervisors, Risk Management, Office of Research Safety, Northwestern IT, University Safety and Security, etc. Monitors construction progress to ensure schedule adherence. Promptly reviews and approves applications for payment and prepares cash flow forecasts
• OCCUPANCY/TURNOVER: Manages occupancy activities such as furniture installation, equipment hook-up, data activation, and move-in. Manages prompt turnover of closeout documentation. Assists Facilities Finance in closing project account.
• OTHER/MISC: Prepares budget estimates for proposed future programs/projects as requested. Assists in maintaining Design Guidelines, University Construction Specifications, and contract templates based on project experience, new products/technologies, and best practices. Performs other duties as requested by the Director of Design & Construction.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Professional degree in architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch) or engineering plus five (5) years of relevant experience in professional practice or construction; or a bachelor’s degree (BA or BS) in architecture, construction engineering, construction management, or a similar area of study plus seven years of relevant experience.
• Experience working on projects in a higher education or similar institutional environment.
• Experience in the preparation of comprehensive project budgets.
• Experience in selecting and managing professional consultants (architects, engineers, and other specialty consultants).
• Experience in leading projects through the regulatory approval process including the local building departments, fire marshals and other authorities having jurisdiction.
• Experience in selecting and managing contractors and/or construction management firms.

Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
• Ability to build and manage diverse project teams.
• Ability to produce concise, well written status reports. Excellent presentation and communication skills.
• Ability to prioritize tasks and multiple responsibilities in order to provide a high level of client service.
• Working knowledge of Building Codes, Life Safety Codes & ADA standards.
• Working proficiency in preparing and reviewing construction administration documentation (shop drawings/submittals, requests for information, change proposals, etc.).
• Working proficiency using the Microsoft Office suite of software.
• Basic proficiency using computer-aided drafting software.
• Basic knowledge of construction/project accounting standards. Basic knowledge of project financial monitoring, tracking and reporting.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with diverse stakeholder groups, including professional consultants, building/maintenance trades, and laypersons.
• Experience with complex regulatory approval processes
• Master’s degree in architecture, engineering, a construction-related program, or similar area of study.
• Professional licensure in field.
• LEED credential.
• Participation in professional or trade organizations (AIA, ACEC, CSI, SCUP, etc.).

Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
• Basic proficiency with building information modeling systems.
• Basic proficiency with Microsoft Project, Primavera, or similar scheduling software.
• Basic knowledge of OSHA regulations in a facilities environment (construction or general industries).

Please apply online at https://careers.northwestern.edu/psp/hr857prd_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=43172&PostingSeq=1

Benefits:
At Northwestern, we are proud to provide meaningful, competitive, high-quality health care plans, retirement benefits, tuition discounts and more! Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/index.html to learn more.

Work-Life and Wellness:
Northwestern offers comprehensive programs and services to help you and your family navigate life’s challenges and opportunities, and adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles.
We support flexible work arrangements where possible and programs to help you locate and pay for quality, affordable childcare and senior/adult care. Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/work-life/index.html to learn more.

Professional Growth & Development:
Northwestern supports employee career development in all circumstances whether your workspace is on campus or at home. If you’re interested in developing your professional potential or continuing your formal education, we offer a variety of tools and resources. Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/learning/index.html to learn more.

Northwestern requires all staff and faculty to be vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to limited exceptions. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 and Campus Updates website.

The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Click for information on EEO is the Law.


1-11-2022 – Interior Architect/Project Manager – ON POINT Design Build

At ON POINT Design Build, we believe that a well-designed office is the hallmark of a solid boutique medical practice. We are looking for a senior-level Interior Architect to join our office as soon as possible. This position is a fun and fast-paced role with plenty of hands-on designing opportunities! You will be working with clients directly to create the dental and medical practices of their dreams. Past clients have included downtown dental offices, cosmetic surgery practices, and pediatric dental services.

RESPONSIBILITIES
– develop design concepts for clients; identity, select and specify products and pull together finish palettes for clients across multiple projects
– develop pre-construction/bidding documentation that clearly conveys design intent and documents product/vendor selections
– present the design plan to clients at sales and production meetings; assist clients with adjustments in palette and finishes
– complete product management; successfully implement the design plan from concept phase through construction
– model and design in SketchUp
– communicate with clients, internal team members, and consultants throughout the project regarding design concept, execution, and follow-through
– work closely with internal team to manage lead times, budgets, quantities, and finishes
– coordinate staging with Project Manager to ensure design intent is correctly executed and maintained

SKILLS
– experience in designing interior spaces, including layout, color, lighting, materials selection, custom furniture, and installations
– excellent communication and presentation skills are a requirement as this role requires a high level of client interaction
– project management skills
– advanced skills in SketchUp and Revit
– knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign
– proficiency in office software (Microsoft Office, Powerpoint, Excel, Adobe Acrobat)
– high attention to detail
– knowledge of sustainability as it relates to architecture and design

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
– bachelors’ degree in Interior Design or Architecture
– 4-5 years of design experience, minimum
– LEED accredited preferred
– US work authorization (Required)

Salary – $50-60k per year
Send resume to diana@onpointdesignbuild.com


1-7-2022 – Architectural Designer – Wight and Company – Apply here – https://lnkd.in/ewWHqSC

Our mission is to implement high design projects that holistically embrace sustainable design principles while utilizing Wight’s unique Integrated Delivery Services. Wight is currently in search of an Architectural Designer, with a strong professional drive, great passion and self-direction, to join our collaborative and engaging practice in both Chicago and Darien office locations.

Architectural Designer (ARCH II), is an intermediate position. This position requires an intermediate understanding of design and technical aspects of projects, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and a passion for high quality design and collaborative process. This position requires intermediate experience with construction document productions and familiarity with building and accessibility codes.

Responsibilities:

Work under the supervision of one or more architects to assist in the development of an architectural project from pre-design phase through construction administration -Participate in the design process.
Prepare drawings for schematic design, design development, and contract documents including developing design sketches, renderings, models, graphics, details, sections, elevations and schedules.
Exercise creative judgement and design applications.
Assist your team with programming and space planning to assess client and project needs.
Prepare rendering and presentation materials for client and office meetings.
Compile data and perform design computations, assist in production of amendments, addenda, and bulletins.
Perform site analyses, calculations, and surveys of existing conditions and field measurements.
Research materials and building systems and assist in development of specifications.
Collaborate across disciplines and departments to assist in well-coordinated and designed projects.
Work alongside and understand the functional organization of the project team.
Perform general office responsibilities (library and material upkeep, assist in developing project/BIM standards, assist and participate in professional development programs, etc.).
Participate in cross-discipline career development.
Actively participate in company initiatives, groups and programs.
Experience working on Institutional, K-12 Schools and Governmental buildings are a plus.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Architecture from an Accredited School.
3-5 years of relevant professional experience in preparation of conceptual, schematic, design development and construction documents and materials.
General knowledge of architectural practice including site planning, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical engineering
Ability to develop, communicate and present design concepts to their team.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and excellent graphic presentation skills.
Proficiency in Revit, graphic design, and 3D modelling and visualization software.
Problem solving skills, attention to detail, and motivation to learn
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Capable of handling multiple projects at the same time.
Interest in completing ARE exams

Apply here: https://lnkd.in/ewWHqSC


12-15-2021 – Director – University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Located in the heart of one of the most vibrant arts cities in the United States, UIC is a comprehensive urban public research (R1) university that enrolls over 33,500 students and is among the nation’s top five most diverse campuses. The School of Architecture is one of four Schools in the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, and shares facilities and a close collaborative relationship with the School of Design. Serving a diverse student body of approximately 300 undergraduates and 50 graduates, the School of Architecture offers five degree programs: a four-year pre-professional BS in Architecture, an upper-level BA in Architectural Studies, a NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture (three-year or two-year with advanced standing), a one-year post professional MS in Architecture, and a two-year Master of Arts in Design Criticism. Capitalizing on its fifty-year history of instigating significant practice and discussion in architecture, the School is composed of an energetic faculty who actively contribute to the international culture of design, research, and criticism. In its teaching, research, and public programming, the School is focused on design and advanced work in technology and theory with a central commitment to the cultural and disciplinary project of architecture.

The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) seeks candidates for the position of Director to begin August 2022.

The Director will work with the Dean of the College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts, the School faculty, staff, and administration to realize the mission of the School. The Director’s responsibilities include all aspects of the School’s operation: budget and finance, staffing and HR, curriculum oversight, recruitment, accreditation, advancement, public programming, and facility use and improvement. The Director represents the discipline of Architecture within the College and University as well as the local, national, and international community, and works closely with the Dean to maintain and cultivate new external relationships with supporters, donors, friends, and patrons.

We seek a leader with a strong intellectual vision who will foster and strengthen relationships both within and outside the field. Candidates must have an outstanding record of creative, scholarly, and/or professional achievement, meriting appointment as a tenured professor in the School. Applicants should demonstrate leadership in the field of architecture in an academic, professional, or cultural organization, and teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

This position will be a full-time nine-month benefits eligible appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure. Interviews are expected to take place mid to late February 2022. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For more information about the School, see https://arch.uic.edu/.

For fullest consideration, electronic applications must be received by 1/31/2022. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact info of three or more external references through the UIC job board at jobs.uic.edu.

Please direct nominations and questions or concerns regarding the search and/or application process to the search coordinator, Dragan Krstic, dkrstic@uic.edu. Confidentiality will be observed in the academic search process.

The University of Illinois Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899

University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.

Minimum qualifications include a terminal professional degree (MArch or international equivalent) and/or PhD, and commensurate record of academic or professional accomplishments; proven success in working collaboratively to advance academic programs; a demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in curriculum, the classroom, and the field; and a high level of interpersonal skills and professionalism.

Apply via jobs.uic.edu.


11-16-2021 – Project Engineer – Redmond
We’re hiring a Project Engineer to join our team. We are focused on high value commercial tenant buildouts, specifically in Chicago’s loop and surrounding neighborhoods. Ideal candidates have experience in construction management, architecture, or project management. Candidates should have experience with interpreting drawings, submittals, RFIs, contract documentations, and COI documentation.

Send resume to hiring@redmondconstruction.com



11-1-2021 – Job Captain – KTGY
KTGY Architecture + Planning is one of the nation’s foremost residential and mixed-use firms delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple studios, nationwide. As place-makers, we plan and design with care, intelligence and responsiveness. Blending client goals, design efficiency and resident experience we create thriving, memorable and sustainable neighborhoods of the future.
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11-1-2021 – Designer – KTGY
KTGY Architecture + Planning is one of the nation’s foremost residential and mixed-use firms delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple studios, nationwide. As place-makers, we plan and design with care, intelligence and responsiveness. Blending client goals, design efficiency and resident experience we create thriving, memorable and sustainable neighborhoods of the future.

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11-1-2021 – Project Manager – KTGY
KTGY Architecture + Planning is one of the nation’s foremost residential and mixed-use firms delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple studios, nationwide. As place-makers, we plan and design with care, intelligence and responsiveness. Blending client goals, design efficiency and resident experience we create thriving, memorable and sustainable neighborhoods of the future.

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11-1-2021 – Associate Director for Campus and Space Planning – University of Illinois Chicago (UIC)

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), a major urban research university with an operating budget of over $3.4 billion, is seeking an Associate Director for Campus and Space Planning to manage the campus and space planning work within the Office of Planning, Sustainability and Project Management. UIC serves over 34,000 students comprising what is among the most diverse student bodies in the nation with 16 colleges, 16,000 faculty and staff. UIC enrolled a record number of students at its campus again last fall, continuing a six-year upward trend. UIC/UIH is a major public medical center and serves as the principal educator of Illinois’ physicians, dentists, pharmacists, nurses, and other health sciences. Visit UIC’s website (www.uic.edu) for more information.

The Campus and Space Planning team serves the entire campus community in terms of interior space planning and efficient use of campus facilities. Planning the space allocation of colleges and academic units is the primary responsibility of the Associate Director of Campus and Space Planning. This includes interface with each department by prioritizing requests, creating space test fits, maintaining an accurate database of vacant and available spaces, and coordinating the proposed allocation with other campus leadership.

Data review and creation of long-term strategic planning for college and unit expansion is also the responsibility of the Associate Director. This strategic planning must be based on the needs and growth of the units while also balancing the mission of the university against the UIC master plan. The Associate director will also develop policies to implement these plans and coordinate with PSPM colleagues to review conceptual design packages.

Duties:
*Record and analyze space requests from colleges and units. Provide test fit analysis to director and prepare recommendations for senior leadership.
*Direct the Annual Space and Capital Plan process and publish the annual plan.
*Create and administer policies and standards regarding space allocation and utilization. Analyze and report on space utilization in UIC’s *Facility Information Management database.
*Oversee the development of preliminary space and furniture layout plans for office and accessory spaces.
*Coordinate with PSPM colleagues on conceptual design for new construction and renovation to ensure compliance with the UIC Master Plan.
*Manage a GIS unit to prepare GIS maps of grounds, buildings and space.
*Interface with the City of Chicago, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, etc. as needed for coordination and grant funding opportunities.
*Research advanced topics and develop benchmark studies on campus, facility, and space planning topics. Prepare GIS mapping or CAD studies as needed.
*Participate in campus-focused committees regarding grounds, transportation, as well as staff the University’s Space and Capital Plan Committee.
*Identify synergies with principles of sustainability and coordinate campus and space planning work with Climate Action Implementation Plan (CAIP) strategies.
*Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
*A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in architecture, interior architecture or planning required. Licensed or Masters degree in architecture, interior architecture or certified in planning preferred.
*Four years of progressively responsible experience in interior architecture, architecture, or planning required; in campus interior architecture, architecture or university space planning preferred.
*Working knowledge of interior architecture and space planning.
*Working knowledge of general higher education space planning principles and capital planning preferred.
*Proficient in use of CAD and GIS; Adobe Creative Cloud, Powerpoint.
*Experience in use of planning and graphics software applications, including GIS, CAD, Microsoft Project, InDesign. Experience with space administration software such as Archibus preferred.
*Able to work with data sets and organize into excel and other programs.
*Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, manage projects to meet deadlines.
*Ability to analyze data and think critically. Ability to lead and motivate staff.
*Excellent communicator, time manager and skilled at graphic presentations. Skilled at communicating complex data through reports and/or dashboards preferred.

For fullest consideration, please send a cover letter/letter of interest and current resume by November 30, 2021. To apply visit: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=155181&job=associate-director-for-campus-and-space-planning-pspm (Ref: HireTouch Job ID 155181).

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.
Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899


10-25-2021 – Professional for Grantee Projects – SomerCor and The City of Chicago

The City of Chicago and SomerCor are seeking applications from professional services firms, non-profit organizations, sole proprietors, and other professionals to provide specific technical assistance (TA) services for Neighborhood Opportunity Fund (NOF) grantees in completing their projects.

Based on responses to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ), SomerCor and the Department of Planning and Development will develop a new list of approved, pre-qualified technical assistance (TA) service providers that will reliably and consistently work with NOF grantees. SomerCor and DPD started the TA program in 2019 to provide resources and build capacity for NOF finalists and grantees.

This RFQ specifically seeks professionals and firms who can provide technical assistance in the following roles:

• Architects
• Construction project managers
• Project lending coaches

Inclusion on the list of approved TA providers does not ensure that the provider will be selected by NOF grantees to contract for professional services.

Applications are due by Friday, November 5th at 4 p.m. CT. For more information and to apply, visit this link: https://dpd-cityofchicago.submittable.com/submit/3c6c8c46-c275-4814-94bd-538c2b3222f6/2021-rfq-for-neighborhood-opportunity-fund-nof-ta-providers
For more information regarding Neighborhood Opportunity Fund program please view a recording of the fall 2021 application webinar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFqhz1UxXPs