Project Architect (4-6 years) - Foster Dale Architects, Inc.


Foster Dale Architects, Inc. / Chicago, IL United States / Website


Foster Dale Architects, Inc. (FDA) is dedicated to exceptional design and service to our clients. We work on a diverse range of projects, and approximately 60% of our workload is custom residential addition/renovation and new construction projects in Chicago and the suburbs. Other project types include tenant buildouts, adaptive reuse and mixed use projects and multi-unit residential projects.
We are an award-winning firm that is committed to sustainability, listening to our clients and strong design solutions. We are located in the Ravenswood corridor (close to a stop on the CTA Brown Line) on the north side of Chicago. We offer an engaging and fun office environment and a position that is filled with opportunity and responsibility.


We are looking for a well-rounded Project Architect to work on all aspect of small to medium sized projects in a team setting with oversight of the principal. This involves establishing and developing design concepts/drawings and related project documentation from conceptual design through construction documentation and construction administration. The project architect will work with code and technical issues and coordinate with the principal/other FDA staff, the client, consultants and contractors.
We seek someone who is eager to help us creatively solve design problems and craft projects from beginning to end. The right candidate will share our values with regard to sustainability, creative thinking, urbanism and attention to detail.


M. Arch (or B. Arch) with 4-7 years of architectural office experience
Strong design and technical skills
Proficiency with AutoCAD, Sketchup (or other 3-D software) and Revit
Ability to present ideas in both written and graphic format
Passionate and professional approach
Thorough and efficient work habits
Interest in current and evolving building technologies
Some residential and/or commercial interiors experience
LEED AP is a plus


Based on experience


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