Architectural Designer

COMPANY INFO

zpd+a, LLC. / Chicago, Illinois

ABOUT THE COMPANY

zpd+a is a small full-service design firm experienced in pre-development, architecture, planning, space planning, interior design, adaptive re-use and property redevelopment.

zpd+a focuses on building key relationships and serves as a seamless extension of our client's staff to provide comprehensive resources from start to finish.

ABOUT THE JOB

Candidate would work as part of a small (14 person) staff located in Chicago's West Loop (but soon moving to the Loop in the heart of downtown Chicago). 

Responsibilities would include (but not limited to):

--  Assisting firm principals establish and develop design concepts.
 -- Develop drawings and related project documentation from Schematic Design through to Construction Documentation.
 -- Assist in Construction Administration duties as required.
 -- Research all necessary ordinances/regulations required by state codes and local jurisdictions of (the) project.
 -- Communicate between in-office staff, as well as with consultants to coordinate project tasks/goals/related items.

REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS

Applicant should meet the following criteria:

 -- Obtain a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture.
 -- Hold 5 to 7 years of experience working in Commercial and Residential design. 
 -- Have strong skills in AutoCAD; be comfortable in SketchUp, as well as multiple Adobe suite programs (Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop).

The ideal candidate will possess a keen awareness regarding the components required to deliver innovative, yet realistic developed design solutions that satisfy our Client's stated functional; visual; and financial goals. They should take initiative, communicate effectively working within a team and demonstrate successful problem-solving skills. 

SALARY

Based on experience

CONTACT TO APPLY

Human Resources
jobs@zpdarch.com