Architect - upper level and entry - Brush Architects, LLC


Brush Architects, LLC / Chicago, IL USA / Website


BRUSH Architects is a progressive architecture firm based in the fact that existing building restoration and adaptive reuse is economically and environmentally responsible. We value quality design and detail development originating in technical conversation with allied experts. Our work includes Cultural, University, Governmental, and private clients.


What we seek
BRUSH Architects has a growing portfolio of prestige preservation and existing building adaptive reuse. We are hiring at 1-2 year experience as well as 5+ year experience Architecture Project Leadership levels. All candidates must have completed architecture school and have a path to licensure or be licensed. All candidates must be in the Chicago area and be capable of site visits, roof walks, and interested in learning facade work. We do require that all candidates are willing to go to project sites, and have transportation. We aspire to a fully environmental lifestyle, but our projects require a vehicle to get to projects where biking and public transit are not always an option.
Who we are
BRUSH Architects is a Woman Owned Business Enterprise of architects with additional skills in historic preservation, forensic analysis, architectural historic and building pathology expertise. Our projects vary from prestige historic preservation opportunities within public and private institutions, academic work from K-8 to University buildings, and cultural institutions. We are in positions to both prime and lead the entire design team through construction services and we also serve as specialty consultants to leading design firms across the country. We are a WBE Woman Owned Business Enterprise firm with a current balance with all genders. We are a small firm offering competitive wage and benefit opportunities. We are hybrid with 1 day mandatory in person per week for whole office coordination and progress discussions. 4 days are work from home and site visit days.

Where we are
We are located in Chicago Illinois. Currently all employees live in Chicago. Most projects are in Illinois

What next
Please send an email to with a description of you, what you are looking for in employment, how you can be an asset to our firm, and why you chose Architecture as a profession. Emails only, please no phone calls. No head hunters or employment placement firms.


Who you are
The ideal candidate is ready to go on site as in our office, those who draw and develop documents know the building best by going on site. We all draw. We all go on site. We start most projects with site visits, document research, and understanding the building evolution in order to design for the future.
Professional degree in architecture (required)
5-8 years of architectural experience including project management
Experience in historic preservation including historic research, building assessments, construction documents, and report writing
Licensed or actively pursuing licensure
Self-motivated team player who enjoys learning
Professional experience in acad and Vectorworks (or willing to learn)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Design Team Leadership
All of the above requirements plus:
Help lead the team to deliver projects according to the schedule and budget
Manage internal and client meetings for weekly tasks toward deliverable deadlines
Assist with in house QA/QC for projects.


Commensurate with Experience


BRUSH Hiring Manager
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