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8/25/2021 – Project Architect – Healthcare, HKS

Overview:

Our Chicago office is seeking an experienced Project Architect to join the Healthcare team.

A recognized practitioner and licensed Architect who possesses strong design and technical abilities and manages implementation documentation. Manages the firm’s resources (people, processes and tools) and assignments with proficiency, fluency and aptitude. Teaches and mentors staff and effectively embodies and expresses the firm’s values and mission.

Responsibilities:

Project:

Leads consultants and technical team efforts to facilitate effective execution of project design and the delivery of implementation documents
Works with PIC/PM in developing and managing the production schedule, including effectively defining and meeting deadlines
Prepares, reviews and coordinates implementation documents prior to issue, including verifying implementation documents conform to QA/QC and HKS standards, best practice and quality expectations
Manages the technical resolution and coordination for a defined portion of a project
May lead development of code analysis and confirms code and zoning requirements for assigned segment of project are met
Coordinates design group interaction both internally and externally, including leading consultant team work sessions
Maintains open communication with client and provides guidance through projects
Coordinates with project managers, clients, public agencies, consultants and contractors to incorporate engineering systems, to respond to requests for information, clarifications and modifications and to obtain approvals and adjust scope of services
Prepares client presentations and may present design concepts and drawings
Exercises skills of persuasion and negotiation on critical issues
Performs product research; assists project designers with materials and systems evaluation to make proper selections
Oversees appropriate application of products and materials available on the market and best practices
Maintains awareness of risk management for potential project issues and involves PIC/PM if needed
Leads team meetings to discuss project issues, technical issues and coordination with other disciplines
Attends on-site visits, field reviews and project meetings and documents as appropriate
Responsible for preparing and/or reviewing meeting minutes for consultant coordination meetings

Cultural:

Endorses the firm’s cultural values, including a commitment to quality, innovation, learning and growth
Facilitates team’s self-evaluation to distill and distribute lessons learned within the firm, in collaboration with the PM
Actively invests in the professional development of staff through mentoring, performance management and career planning
Develops, recognizes, recruits and grows diverse talent
Resolves conflict effectively and encourages a healthy team environment
Seeks leadership opportunities by providing direction and feedback to team members and collaborating with team leaders
Promotes the firm’s principles of ‘design excellence’ through the integration of responsible and sustainable design practice with the art of design

Financial:

Assists PIC/PM with the development and management of project job costs, budget and resourcing projections
Collaborates with PIC/PM on project financial performance, such as confirming invoices are paid current before issuing documents
Understands fundamental accounting principles and the project accounting process
Collaborates in and may be responsible for delivering a project on defined budget requirements
Maintains accountability to project plan and planned utilization rate
Understands contract and recognizes additional services needed
Revenue or Opportunity Generation:

May participate in the pursuit and marketing of potential projects
Supports PIC/PM and may lead the business development process by identifying new opportunities, marketing current clients for repeat business and assisting with proposals, budgets and schedules

Qualifications:

Accredited professional degree in Architecture
Architectural Registration required
Typically 8+ years of experience
Sustainable design accreditation preferred
Proficiency in Revit
Proficiency in architectural software such as AutoCAD, Navisworks and 3D modeling software preferred
Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup and InDesign software preferred
Proficiency in MS Office Suite preferred
Strong knowledge of sustainability and integrated design guidelines
Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems, accessibility guidelines and QA/QC process
Advanced knowledge of building codes and ability to research and incorporate into implementation documents
Strong presentation skills
Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
Ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships
Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and professional manner both verbally and in writing
Ability to problem solve and apply innovative solutions
Ability to collaborate and encourage collaboration in a team environment
Ability to effectively meet deadlines at expected quality

Apply here: https://hksinc.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/HKSCareers/job/Chicago/Project-Architect—Healthcare_2021-00933

8/24/2021 – Architect – All levels, Eckenhoff Saunders Architects

Join our team!

Eckenhoff Saunders, a Chicago-Based Architecture and Planning firm, has exciting positions available for all levels of Architects. Our growing firm has established healthcare, hospitality, workplace, and education design practice providing full design services supporting the challenges of our diverse client base. We are looking for versatile professionals who share a passion for design. You will be involved in projects throughout all phases of planning, design, and construction, including coordinating design meetings, managing consultants, establishing project schedules, and coordinating permit and construction administration activities. Through high-level involvement, you will have first-hand knowledge of the project from initial client interaction to project completion.

Role Within the Firm & Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to Client-based project activities, from planning through construction administration.
  • Provide Quality Assurance / Quality Control coordination to ensure code compliance, design intent, and constructability parameters are met.
  • Meet with the Project Principal on a regular basis to report on budget and schedule.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university.
  • Five to Ten Years of experience in various market types.
  • Proficiency in Revit is required. In-house continuous training support is provided to maintain proficiency.
  • Experience in other modeling/presentation software is advantageous, but not required.
  • Note: All applications require a cover letter, resume, and portfolio samples to be included in one .pdf file before consideration.

    Full-Time
    Chicago, IL

    Apply here – http://www.esadesign.com/careers/healthcare-architect/


    8/24/2021 – Project Architect, Kuklinski + Rappe Architects

    Kuklinski+Rappe Architects is a small, award-winning practice focused on providing custom, full-service design to our clients. We make excellent design approachable and do it efficiently.

    We are seeking a Project Architect to lead production and contract administration for custom residential/small commercial renovation and new construction projects. Primary responsibilities include:

    +project involvement from field measurement through construction
    +preparation of presentation (models, renderings, image + material boards) and technical documents
    +leadership in detailing building systems, including organizing continuing education and building science detail standards
    +maintaining codes, standards and technical literature
    +detailed record-keeping and review of submittals, drawings, and materials during construction
    +lead clients and contractors through the design and construction process
    +provide support and/or leadership in pursing RFP/RFQ for a diverse portfolio of work

    +Minimum 7 years post-graduate experience in custom single-family residential/small commercial renovation and new construction projects
    +Exceptional communication skills – visual, written, and verbal
    +Exceptional time-management and organizational skills
    +Exceptional interpersonal skills, empathy, sense of humor and collegiality
    +Flexibility and an innate understanding of the benefits and challenges of working in a small office is helpful
    +Tolerate the dogs and children of coworkers visiting the office
    +Highly-skilled in AutoCad drafting (we use AutoCAD LT)
    +Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite and Sketchup. Rhino + V-Ray a bonus.
    +Familiarity with Chicago DOB permitting including ProjectDox & Hansen systems
    +NAAB accredited architecture degree; architectural registration or demonstrated progress towards licensure
    +Must be eligible to work in the United States. All applicants who are not US citizens must describe their work status, including visa type and duration

    +Submit a brief introductory email, resume, and link to a portfolio to Nicole Semple at jobs@kplusr.com. The subject line of the email must contain the position title and the name of one of your favorite architects.


    8/24/2021 – Healthcare Architect, Eckenhoff Saunders Architects

    Eckenhoff Saunders, a Chicago-Based Architecture and Planning firm has an exciting position available for a Healthcare Architect. Our growing firm has an established healthcare design practice providing full design services supporting the challenges of our diverse client base.

    We are looking for a versatile professional who shares a passion for healthcare design. You will be involved in projects throughout all phases of planning, design and construction, including coordinating design meetings, managing consultants, establishing project schedules, and coordinating permit and construction administration activities. Through high-level involvement, you will have first-hand knowledge of the project from initial client interaction to project completion.
    Role Within the Firm & Responsibilities:
    • Contribute to Client-based project activities, from planning through construction administration.
    • Provide Quality Assurance / Quality Control coordination to ensure code compliance, design intent, and constructability parameters are met.
    • Meet with the Project Principal on a regular basis to report on budget and schedule.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university.
    • Five to Ten Years of experience with various types of healthcare-related projects.
    • Proficiency in Revit is required. In-house continuous training support is provided to maintain proficiency.
    • Experience in other modeling/presentation software is advantageous, but not required.

    Full-time
    Chicago, IL
    Accepts resumes online – http://www.esadesign.com/careers/


    8/17/2021 – Project Manager/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.

    • Lead and develop projects from Schematic Design through to Construction Documentation and permit under the leadership of senior staff.
    • Research and incorporate required codes and regulations.
    • Communicate and coordinate between in-office staff (taking direction / giving direction), as well as with consultants.
    • Permit procurement and Construction Administration duties.
    • Ensure corrections and clarifications are made for completeness, accuracy, and coordination.
    • Display positive attitude, flexibility and conscientiousness.
    • Show initiative by being proactive and taking prompt action to accomplish objectives.
    • Use creativity and imagination to develop new insights into situations and apply new solutions to problems.
    • Lead a team of in-house designers
    • Value team cooperation
    • Work effectively in an in-office and remote setting

    • Express a desire and interest in serving our non-profit and public clients
    • Hold Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture and or related field, licensed or actively pursuing licensing.
    • 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 familiar with Enscape, as well as multiple Adobe suite programs (Acrobat, In-Design, 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
    Chicago, IL
    Salary: $67,000 – $81,000
    Accepts resumes via email – Robert Natke – rnatke@urbanworksarchitecture.com


    8/11/2021 – Project Architect – Restaurants, NORR

    NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 700 professionals is active in 14 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With an 80-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.

    Whether a single restaurant location, prototype development, or program implementation, NORR knows restaurant design. Our team of architects, interior designers and engineers work collaboratively with clients to design buildings and spaces that consider location and local relevance in balance with food and beverage concept, format and brand to achieve both a successful restaurant operation and guest experience.

    As Project Architect you will apply and integrate technical detailing and material technologies to develop design solution into a concise set of construction documents. Using your ability to analyze and understand design intent you will produce efficient and effective technical design solutions. You will work with members of the design team to develop design solutions appropriate to the context, budget, and aesthetic requirements of architectural projects. You will use your knowledge of detailing, building materials, building codes, and construction technologies to collaborate with other professional disciplines and have opportunities to coordinate the design through all phases of the project

    Duties and Responsibilities
    *Develops technical designs and edits architectural drawings to ensure an exemplary solution is delivered that meets quality parameters, project timelines, and budgetary requirements.

    *Performs design activities such as programming, code research, material and building systems research, laying out program components, and calculation of program and building areas

    *Evaluates site conditions and performs site surveys

    *Reviews project products, services, and shop drawings

    *Processes permit response letters and coordinates revisions with engineers and consultants to obtain necessary documentation and permits

    *Coordinates with contractor, sub-consultants, or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or owner concerns

    Required Skills:
    Experience in all phases of the project cycle is required
    Architectural design software skills including Revit, AutoCAD and other architectural design software
    Familiarity with MEP and Structural building systems and building codes is required
    Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
    Registered with a relevant professional architectural association is an asset

    Required Experience:
    5-7 years of project work experience

    Full-Time
    Chicago, IL
    Accepts resumes online via company website – https://norr.com/careers/project-architect-restaurants-chicago-architecture-270/


    8/11/2021 – Architectural Designer – Restaurants, NORR

    NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 700 professionals is active in 14 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With an 80-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.

    Whether a single restaurant location, prototype development, or program implementation, NORR knows restaurant design. Our team of architects, interior designers and engineers work collaboratively with clients to design buildings and spaces that consider location and local relevance in balance with food and beverage concept, format and brand to achieve both a successful restaurant operation and guest experience.

    As an Architectural Designer – Technical you will apply and integrate technical detailing and material technologies to develop design solution into a concise set of construction documents. Using your ability to analyze and understand design intent you will produce efficient and effective technical design solutions. You will work with members of the design team to develop design solutions appropriate to the context, budget, and aesthetic requirements of architectural projects. You will use your knowledge of detailing, building materials, building codes, and construction technologies to collaborate with other professional disciplines and have opportunities to coordinate the design through all phases of the project.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    *Develops technical designs and edits architectural drawings to ensure an exemplary solution is delivered that meets quality parameters, project timelines, and budgetary requirements.
    *Performs design activities such as programming, code research, material and building systems research, laying out program components, and calculation of program and building areas
    *Evaluates site conditions and performs site surveys
    *Reviews project products, services, and shop drawings
    *Processes permit response letters and coordinates revisions with engineers and consultants to obtain necessary documentation and permits
    *Coordinates with contractor, sub-consultants, or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or owner concerns

    Required Skills:
    *Experience in all phases of the project cycle is required
    *Architectural design software skills including Revit, AutoCAD and other architectural design software
    *Familiarity with MEP and Structural building systems and building codes is required
    *Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
    *Registered with a relevant professional architectural association is an asset

    Required Experience:
    1-2 years of project work experience

    Full-Time
    $52,000-$58,000
    Accepts resumes online via company website – https://norr.com/careers/architectural-designer-restaurants-chicago-architecture-262/


    6/21/2021 – Associate – Architectural Staff, Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture

    Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture (HPA) is an award-winning architecture, planning and interior design firm that practices nationally from our Fulton Market studio.

    We have a job opportunity for an architectural Associate who will be responsible for review, preparation, and coordination of architectural plans and other project-related information as it pertains to the task at hand. Will involve drafting, addressing red-marks, field observation and reporting, specification review and writing, designing and selecting materials.

    You will be asked to work with project team members and generate technical drawings such as details, wall sections, elevations, plans, color renderings, and conceptual modeling, and report directly to a Project Architect / Architect / Principal / Partner. Minimum requirements for this position include 2 years’ experience (3+ years preferred) and Revit proficiency.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    – Run point on all client meetings and requests. Includes putting e-mails and letters together with proper grammar and usage, along with clear context and response to client communication. – – – Primary responder to city / municipal agent requests and issues.
    – Arrange and manage schedule for week-to-week tasks and overall deadlines for submittals and drafter / associates work. Day to day check-ins with team members and associates to insure project schedule.
    – Primary responsibility for architectural to consultant drawing coordination. Includes staying ahead of consultants with background updates and scheduled issuances.
    – Primary reviewing of drafters’ and own work to insure protocols for quality control, graphic standards, spelling, and legibility are being followed prior to reviewing progress with Project Architect, Principal, or Partners. Primary responsibility for internal coordination of drawings and files. Internal coordination means following through on any changes in balance of impacted drawings and details.
    – Primary analysis of zoning and building code compliance through each phase of design. Includes periodic check and re-issuance of zoning and project data sheets.
    – Ability to translate conceptual design sketches into SD drawings with understanding of basic building elements, including stair/exiting requirements, program and area delineation, schematic structural layout (column grid, for example), functional parking logistics / design, understanding of prototypical program elements such as unit, bedroom, bathroom, living space sizes and configurations.
    – Ability to present more than one option for any given set of design problems.
    – Ability to work around existing conditions and other design limitations in a creative, intuitive manner.
    – Requires working or acting together as a member of a team for a common purpose or benefit.
    – Job requires being adaptable, open to change (positive or negative) and comfortable with considerable variety in the workplace.
    – Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. Requires a willingness to personally take on responsibilities and challenges.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    – B. Arch or M. Arch from an accredited school of Architecture, and 2-3 years of relevant experience.
    – Proficient in Revit (minimum 2 years’ experience in a professional setting), AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, and InDesign
    – Thorough understanding of architectural building systems, materials, construction techniques, building codes, and sustainable practices.
    – Ability to creatively devise solutions to work around existing conditions and other limitations, and present multiple ways to respond to a given set of design problems.
    – Ability to work together as a member of a team for a common purpose or benefit while working individually on given tasks.
    – Job requires consistency of actions, methods, principles, expectations, and outcomes. Requires having excellent attendance, being reliable, responsible, and fulfilling obligations.
    – Ability to adapt to variety in the workplace, and a willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges.
    – Ability to effectively meet deadlines and manage multiple projects.
    – Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
    – LEED accreditation is desired.

    Full-Time
    Salary Commensurate with Experience
    For consideration, please include a sample portfolio with your resume.
    Accepts Resume via Email – careers@hparchitecture.com
    Chicago, IL


    6/21/2021 – Project Architect, Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture

    Hartshorne Plunkard Architecture (HPA) is an award-winning architecture, planning and interior design firm that practices nationally from our Fulton Market studio. Incorporating knowledge-based trends and effective project management, we foster sustainable design solutions that activate the urban landscape.

    We have a job opportunity for a Project Architect who will be accountable for project management, design coordination and development, and technical review and implementation, while working in collaboration with a Senior Project Architect, Principal or Partner. Primary responsibilities include developing deliverables, coordinating disciplines, and supervising document production by junior staff. Minimum requirements for this position include an architect license; 5+ years of relevant experience (7+ years experience preferred); and proficient in Revit.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    – Works with senior managers to create the project work plan, and helps lead the project team to deliver projects according to the schedule and budget.
    – Translates conceptual design sketches into schematic design drawings, demonstrating a keen understanding of basic building elements, such as stair/exiting requirements, program and area delineation, schematic structural layout, parking design, and prototypical program elements, including unit, bedroom, bathroom, living space sizes and configurations.
    – Ensures the overall design intent is reflected in production drawings.
    – Coordinates development of drawings among internal staff, and with outside consultants and other project team members.
    – Regularly communicates with project team members, client representatives, government officials, to confirm design requirements and specifications, for progress checks, and to respond to queries and requests. Proactively identifies issues for resolution, and works with manager to constructively resolve issues.
    – Undertakes thorough checks of deliverables to ensure they meet protocols for quality control, graphic standards, and best practices.
    – Conducts analysis of zoning and building code compliance through each phase of design, including periodic checks and re-issuance of zoning and project data sheets.
    – Performs as a team leader on certain projects, and mentors junior staff.
    job-requirements

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    – Architect license and minimum 5+ years of relevant experience (7+ years experience preferred).
    – Proficient in Revit (minimum 2 years’ experience in a professional setting), AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, and InDesign
    – Thorough understanding of architectural building systems, materials, construction techniques, building codes, and sustainable practices.
    – Ability to creatively devise solutions to work around existing conditions and other limitations, and present multiple ways to respond to a given set of design problems.
    – Ability to work together as a member of a team for a common purpose or benefit while working individually on given tasks.
    – Job requires consistency of actions, methods, principles, expectations, and outcomes. Requires having excellent attendance, being reliable, responsible, and fulfilling obligations.
    – Ability to adapt to variety in the workplace, and a willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges.
    – Ability to effectively meet deadlines and manage multiple projects.
    – Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
    – LEED accreditation is desired.

    Full-Time
    Salary Commensurate with Experience
    For consideration, please include a sample portfolio with your resume.
    Accepts Resume via Email – careers@hparchitecture.com
    Chicago, IL


    6/19/2021 – Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Booth Hansen Architects

    Booth Hansen is an award-winning architecture firm that has over 40 years of design excellence. As a medium-sized firm where everyone can grow and advance, this position will focus on marketing and communications. Our diverse portfolio is in the following market sectors: civic, commercial- hospitality, academic, single family and multi-family residential. To learn more about our core values and our work, please visit us at: www.boothhansen.com
    job-description
    The responsibilities for this position include creating high-quality graphic and written responses for RFQ/RFP documents, award submissions, general marketing upkeep of image assets, press, website updates, and general organization of marketing collateral including contacts and project information. This position requires an organized, highly collaborative and proactive individual who is creative, detail-oriented and who has an interest in architecture. Architectural industry marketing experience is a prerequisite for this position.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Coordinate and participate in the proposal kickoff / strategy and planning sessions
    • Prepare RFP and RFQ proposal submissions and interview presentations
    • Update and creating project based marketing pages and story books
    • Assist in organization and production of in-house and professional photography
    • Maintain website functionality and keep up to date content
    • Maintain current staff resumes and bios
    • Manage and help facilitate social media platforms (e.g. Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook)
    • Develop awards submissions
    • Assist the Market Sector Leaders in pursuits by providing research, developing printed and digital materials, etc. Attend and participate in monthly meetings.
    • Work closely with Principal in charge of marketing-business development to prioritize work flows and track all activities of the role. Attend and participate in weekly meetings.
    job-requirements
    Proficiency with Adobe Suite (particularly InDesign and Photoshop) along with MS Office programs and WordPress is required.

    Other Qualifications:
    • Be a self-starter and able to manage and organize multiple projects
    • Positive, proactive attitude and work well in a collaborative atmosphere
    • Strong organizational and time management skills including an attention to detail
    • Excellent writing/communication skills with strong command of grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and editing. Copy writing and copy editing is a plus.
    • Minimum 2-4 years of marketing experience in a professional service field; preferably within an architectural or related firm

    Full-Time
    Salary Range: $55,000 – $75,000
    Email Resume: hr@boothhansen.com


    5/26/2021 – Marketing Manager, OMNI Ecosystems

    Omni Ecosystems creates living infrastructure. We are a turnkey operation designing, manufacturing, constructing, and managing working landscapes that elevate the social, environmental and financial bottom lines. We identify and operate as designers and problem-solvers, developing elegant solutions to complex ecological challenges in the built environment. Our success hinges on our diverse, hard-working team with expertise in innovative research & development, design and landscape architecture, construction management, landscape management, and ecosystem stewardship. Omni has a collaborative, team-oriented culture and workplace in which our multi-disciplinary team is encouraged to generate new ideas, push green technology forward, and disrupt staid patterns within the real estate, architecture/engineering, construction, and landscape industries.

    Omni seeks a detail-oriented individual with passion for graphically representing complex ideas, a strong aesthetic sense, and a commitment to Omni’s mission. The Marketing Manager will collaborate with Omni Workshop on client presentations, qualifications packages, and proposals for our landscape architectural service; with Omni Products by generating cut sheets, lunch and learn presentations, and project portfolios; and across Omni Ecosystems by refining Omni’s brochure and website and supporting our business development efforts. The Marketing Manager will work from the Omni office in Chicago.

    Responsibilities
    ● Create, draft, assemble, manage, design, and collaborate with Omni colleagues to produce
    successful and on-time project pursuits including proposals, quals packs, and competitions
    ● Design and produce print and digital materials, including proposals, quals packs, presentations,
    brochures, project portfolios, cut sheets, newsletters, and websites
    ● Draft and edit copy for marketing materials including proposals, quals packs, brochures, project
    portfolios, cut sheets, newsletters, social media, press releases, and websites
    ● Respond to press inquiries, draft and distribute press releases, seek press for Omni and liaise with
    media
    ● Contribute to marketing videos
    ● Assemble, manage, and collaborate with Omni colleagues to effectively convey project, product,
    and/or service information within design material output and meet project deadlines
    ● Coordinate graphic production requirements and standards with vendors and Omni colleagues
    ● Manage and properly follow marketing project permissions
    ● Liaise with clients on marketing project permissions and joint marketing efforts
    ● Contribute to CRM implementation and adoption, utilize CRM, and develop and run reports to
    monitor key performance indicators
    ● Prepare files for internal and external printing
    ● Work with vendors for quotes, purchase orders, proofs, and delivery of final print materials
    ● Possess and properly use knowledge of Omni brand standards in design material output
    ● Research, understand, and identify potential customers
    ● Support sales and lead generation efforts, and collaborate with sales team
    ● Support company conferences, trade shows, and major events
    ● Carry out technical writing and editing for external communications
    ● Test graphics across various media and digital platforms
    ● Assist with other projects and tasks, as needed

    Job Requirements
    ● Bachelor’s degree
    ● 3-5 years progressively-responsible experience in graphic design
    ● Excellent conceptual design, graphic representation, and software skills
    ● Excellent attention to aesthetics and to detail
    ● Strong portfolio featuring a working knowledge of branding, layout, color theory, typography,
    and design principles in digital and print media
    ● Enthusiastic commitment to the multidisciplinary design process and team-focused environment
    ● Preference will be given to candidates with graphic design experience in architecture,
    engineering, landscape architecture, and/or construction materials
    ● Experience in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Squarespace, video editing software
    ● Experience testing graphics across various media and digital platforms
    ● Preference will be given to candidates with project pursuit experience (RFP responses and
    presentations)
    ● Experience in the print process and the ability to prepare files for internal and external printing
    www.omniecosystems.com
    ● Preference will be given to candidates with experience in Web/Social/Email/HTML5/Flash
    design
    ● Experience in web-based software including time tracking, CRM, Adobe Acrobat, GMail, Google
    Calendar, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides
    ● Excellent prioritizing, time management, and organizational skills
    ● Excellent verbal and written communication
    ● Preference given to candidates with experience copywriting and copyediting, as well as with
    social media and SEO experience
    ● Positive attitude and good sense of humor

    Please submit a portfolio and writing sample with your CV. Applications without work samples will not be considered. Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, at a maximum of 5 MB

    Full-Time
    Salary Range: $50,000 – $60,000
    Chicago, IL

    Apply here – https://form.jotform.com/210606670913149


    5/24/2021 – Assistant Director for Campus and Space Planning, UIC

    The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), a major urban research university with an operating budget of over $2.3 billion, is seeking an Assistant 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 33,500 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 Assistant 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 Assistant 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 Assistant director will also develop policies to implement these plans and coordinate with PSPM colleagues to review conceptual design packages.

    Job Responsibilities (Essential Duties):

    • Record and analyze space requests from colleges and units.
    • Provide test fit analysis to director and prepare recommendations for senior leadership.
    • Create and administer policies and programs as well as databases required to develop and maintain accurate space and campus planning, managing consultants as needed.
    • Develop 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
      Update the Annual Space and Capital Plan.
    • 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.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, interior architecture, or planning
    • Four years of progressively responsible experience in interior architecture, architecture, planning
    • Working knowledge of interior architecture and space planning; ability to design floor plans and furniture layouts
    • Proficient in use of CAD and GIS; Adobe Creative Cloud, PowerPoint
    • Ablility 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

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Licensed or master’s degree in architecture, interior architecture or certified in planning.
    • Four years of progressively responsible experience in campus interior architecture, architecture, or university space planning
    • Working knowledge of general higher education space planning principles and capital planning.
    • Experience in use of planning and graphics software applications, including GIS, CAD, Microsoft Project, InDesign. Experience with space administration software such as Archibus.
    • Excellent communicator, time manager and skilled at graphic presentations. Skilled at communicating complex data through reports and/or dashboards.

    For fullest consideration, please send a letter of interest and current resume to: https://jobs.uic.edu (Ref: HireTouch Job ID 144680).

    The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    The University of Illinois will conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

    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


    4/26/2021 – Architectural Designer – Restaurants, NORR

    NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 700 professionals is active in 14 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With an 80-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.

    As an Architectural Designer – Technical you will apply and integrate technical detailing and material technologies to develop design solution into a concise set of construction documents. Using your ability to analyze and understand design intent you will produce efficient and effective technical design solutions. You will work with members of the design team to develop design solutions appropriate to the context, budget, and aesthetic requirements of architectural projects. You will use your knowledge of detailing, building materials, building codes, and construction technologies to collaborate with other professional disciplines and have opportunities to coordinate the design through all phases of the project

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Develops technical designs and edits architectural drawings to ensure an exemplary solution is delivered that meets quality parameters, project timelines, and budgetary requirements.
    • Performs design activities such as programming, code research, material and building systems research, laying out program components, and calculation of program and building areas
    • Evaluates site conditions and performs site surveys
    • Reviews project products, services, and shop drawings
    • Processes permit response letters and coordinates revisions with engineers and consultants to obtain necessary documentation and permits
    • Coordinates with contractor, sub-consultants, or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or owner concerns

    Required Skills

    • Experience in all phases of the project cycle is required
    • Architectural design software skills including Revit, AutoCAD and other architectural design software
    • Familiarity with MEP and Structural building systems and building codes is required
    • Have successfully completed related post-secondary education
    • Registered with a relevant professional architectural association is an asset

    Chicag, IL – Full-Time, Salary Range – $52k-$55k

    Apply here – https://norr.com/careers/architectural-designer-restaurants-chicago-il-architecture-137/


    4/20/2021 – Project Associate, 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.
    CHICAGO:

    The KTGY Chicago studio focuses on urban-infill, mixed-use and high-rise as well as for-rent and for-sale residential architecture. Collaborating internally and with KTGY’s retail and planning studios we combine local knowledge with national resources to create thriving neighborhoods. Passionate about our impact, we are often brainstorming designs over lunch or running together to support a local charity. Join us today and positively impact the communities in which we live, work and design.

    ABOUT THE POSITION:

    KTGY Chicago is a collaborative architecture studio seeking a Project Associate. The Project Associate primarily supports the production project team by participating in various general and project specific tasks. They must exercise effective time management and have experience working with wood and podium construction. Additionally, have awareness of impact on the project design, schedule, and budget and will conduct work within KTGY standards under the direction of supervisor. If you would describe yourself as someone who is meticulous about details and wants to be part of a growing team, send us your qualifications!

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Minimum of 3 years’ proven experience in a similar role
    • Wood construction and podium construction experience
    • Accurate and detailed oriented
    • Able to work in a collaborative environment
    • Ability to work on multiple projects and maintain effective communication and quality control.
    • Understanding and proficiency using the following software:
      • Revit, required experience
      • AutoCAD
      • Sketchup
      • MS Office
      • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign)

    EDUCATION:

    Bachelors or better in Architecture or related field
    Full-Time
    Varies
    04/22/2021
    Chicago, IL, USA

    Accept Resumes Online via Company Website
    Click here to apply

    217 N Jefferson Street
    Suite 400
    60661