Architectural Associate (0-2 Years Experience) - Hammersley Architecture


Hammersley Architecture / Chicago, il / Website


Hammersley Architecture is a small architecture and urban planning studio in the historic Fine Arts Building located in Chicago's Loop.‚Äč We enjoy working on a variety of project types and scales, and are currently looking for an individual passionate about how design can change the world! We are small, which means that there is a great deal of opportunity to advance, grow and learn with us- check out our website and feel free to reach out if you think you would be a good fit for our team.

Hammersley Architecture has flexible working arrangements, competitive salary, PTO and benefits, and is an equal opportunity employer.


Job Description- the ideal candidate will have 0-2 years experience in

- Creating both renderings and diagrams for client and speculative firm projects
- Rhino / Sketchup / Adobe Creative Suite for creating firm graphic collateral
- Working on drawing sets for commercial & residential projects
- AutoCAD for producing construction documents
- Redlines / mark up drawing corrections


Ideal Candidate Characteristics

- Self-motivated and able to work on your own
- High level of personal responsibility and pride in your work
- Ability to understand and follow instructions and attention to key details
- Proven ability to communicate well and manage project expectations
- High professionalism and ability to meet agreed-upon deadlines
- Positive attitude; we like to enjoy ourselves and work hard

The ideal candidate will have excellent rendering abilities and graphics skills to create mood-setting, lively and informative images and diagrams. Having a design opinion and a point of view on how to express ideas are essential qualities for this position. You must have a wide ranging skill set and a desire to try different styles of representation to suit project needs. You should be inquisitive, interested, and engaged. The ideal candidate will be able to take an idea and develop it into a finished graphic product after initial input and discussion about the project, and will take the lead on creating the final image / product.

Applicant Requirements

- 0-2 years of experience with an architecture firm in the U.S.; you may be a recent graduate to apply, but you MUST have some experience
working in an office setting / creating construction documents
- Cover letter and resume
- Design and Professional Portfolio with at least 3-5 examples of your rendering and diagramming work / and construction document skills
- Names of two industry-related references with valid email / telephone number

(PDF / online please; no hard copy)


Commensurate with experience; competitive salary, PTO & benefits


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