Project Architect


Farr Associates / Chicago, IL United States


Farr Associates is an architecture, planning, and urban design firm located in Chicago, Illinois, dedicated to creating sustainable urban places. Projects in our studio focus on high performance, green buildings of all types including commercial, residential, institutional, and affordable housing in both new-build and renovation contexts. We want to grow and are seeking a Project Architect to assist in these pursuits.


Smart, strategic, highly organized, self-starter, who shares the firm’s vision. Passion for sustainable, socially-equitable, economically-viable design. 5-10 years experience. Licensed Architect in the State of Illinois. LEED AP BD+C and/or ND accredited (minimum). Knowledge of applicable codes including the International Building Code (IBC), Chicago Building Code (CBC). Strong interest in sustainable building standards including the LEED Rating System, The Living Building Challenge, Passivehouse (PHIUS) and Well Building certification. Experience in project delivery through construction including: • Production of construction documents including drawings and specifications • Coordination of consultant team members relative to project milestones • Construction Administration including submittal/RFI review, field observation, and pay application certification • LEED certification documentation and administration Proficiency in Revit Required. Expectation to work on production of drawing sets and specifications. Coordination, and technical skills, specifically related to high performance buildings. High Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite. Ability to create beautiful graphics and presentation documents. High Proficiency in Sketchup. Ability to model and produce conceptual renderings. Good communication, presentation, writing and editing skills. This is a full time position with competitive salary and benefits. If interested please email resume, cover letter and sample portfolio as a single PDF (one document, all other submissions will not be considered) less than 10MB to: with “Project Architect Application” in the subject line. No calls or unscheduled visits please.


Kelly Moynihan