ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER (1 to 6 yrs Experience)


dSPACE Studio / Chicago, il


dSPACE is seeking a highly-motivated architect to join our design team. Our work is custom residential (85%) and custom commercial (15%) with a focus on contemporary design, rigorous attention to detail, responsive client service, and material & design innovation. Our work can be seen here


Our ideal candidate would complement our team with strong design skills and would be interested in growing with our firm. We are design-forward, innovative, motivated, organized, self-reliant, problem-solvers, positive, energetic, good communicators, and fun. Our ideal candidate should have experience with Residential Design, and be experienced with detailing (interiors/exteriors), construction documents, and construction administration. All candidates will be accountable for the design and technical quality of each project while being able to adhere to established schedules & budgets. You must be able to confidently rationalize design solutions to colleagues/clients/contractors. This is a unique opportunity to assume long-term growth at a dynamic firm of talented and committed architects.


Required knowledge, skills and abilities: • 1 to 6 yrs relevant professional office experience preferred. • Excellent communication skills, enthusiasm and professional commitment. • Design & creative talent with confidence to take design initiative. • Ability and desire to offer exceptional client service. • Must be self-starting with very strong work ethic. • Must be a team player willing to accept a full range of responsibilities and roles. • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to take direction from colleagues/clients. • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. • Ability to efficiently interface with project team (consultants, general contractors, etc). • Ability to create conceptual, presentation, and technical drawings for all phases of project documentation. • Experience with building codes, zoning and generally knowledgeable in jurisdictional processes a plus. • BIM, 3D Software, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite - Please address your familiarity with these. • Strong Rendering Skills a plus. - Qualified candidates should submit: Resume and Portfolio (under 10MB). No calls, please. - When responding, specify as follows in the email subject line: "Arch Applicant, Your Name, # Yrs Experience"


Melanie Sandberg