Job Captain - CCY Architects


CCY Architects / Aspen / Basalt, CO United States / Website


CCY Architects is internationally acclaimed for its progressive architecture that is inspired and informed by natural environments. The firm believes enduring architecture enhances community, elevates life experiences, and restores our connection to the natural world. It embraces a modernist approach to the influences of region and culture and, guided by this vision for over 50 years, connects people, nature and community through inspired design. Based near Aspen, Colorado, CCY has made significant architectural contributions to numerous communities and has extended this experience to other destinations defined by their exceptional natural environments—from the mountain and desert regions of the American West to the Pacific Northwest, Mexico, Asia, and the Caribbean.


Looking for a change of scenery? CCY Architects is seeking a talented and passionate Job Captain to join our collaborative culture in the Rocky Mountains! We are a creative, nimble, 35-plus-person firm, based in Basalt, Colorado (20 minute drive from Aspen).

A Job Captain at CCY produces design and production documents and is expected to provide knowledgeable input on a range of project elements. The Job Captain must demonstrate an understanding of the construction industry and have a developing discernment of exemplary architectural design and an appropriate level of documentation. They must demonstrate the ability to produce portions of the work (design sketches and graphics, construction documents and details, etc.) with sufficient competence to assume direct responsibility for accuracy and quality. The candidate must interact effectively with the project team and be able to generate visual and functional design. Limited client contact is anticipated. The Job Captain will set their own personal goals and request tasks to broaden their experience.

Job Responsibilities:
Strong communication skills with an ability to work in a team environment
Exemplary organizational and leadership skills
Exceptionally strong design and graphic abilities
Work in close collaboration with Project Manager
Creation of renderings, walk-throughs, and other presentation materials
Development of elevations, sections, details, and schedules
Coordination of work with engineers and other consultants
Construction phase responsibilities, including submittal and RFI reviews and site visits
Quality Assurance
Develop technical specifications for sustainability goals
Sustainability administration - duties for both design and construction contracts spanning from credit inception through documentation, including reports, tracking updates and submittals

Compensation + Benefits:
CCY Architects offers multiple benefits and compensation to our full-time employees. Some of these include but are not limited to:

Health Insurance: Paid 100% of premium.
Vision and Dental Paid at 65% of premium.
401K Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
Short Term Disability Insurance
Wellness/Athletic Reimbursement


4-7 years of applied professional work experience
An NAAB accredited professional degree in architecture
An understanding of how to put a full set of documents together
Exceptionally strong graphic, written and verbal communication skills
Extensive experience with consultant management and coordination between scopes
Extensive detailing experience
REVIT literacy is required
Fluent in Bluebeam, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), SketchUp, Microsoft Office Suite, and both hand and digital sketching and rendering techniques
Working technical knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures

For consideration, email your cover letter, resume and examples of work (as a single PDF document) to Use the subject line: Job Captain


$60,000.00 - $74,000.00


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