Project Architect


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


Foster Dale Architects, Inc. (FDA, is dedicated to exceptional design and service to our clients.  We work on a diverse range of projects.  Approximately 60% of our workload is residential renovation and new construction projects in Chicago and the suburbs.   Other projects include office build-outs, adaptive reuse projects, multi-unit residential and mixed-use 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 the Addison stop on the Brown Line) on the North Side of Chicago, and 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 aspects of small to medium sized projects in a team setting with oversight of the principal.  This involves establishing and developing design concepts, developing drawings and related project documentation from Schematic Design through Construction Documents and assisting with Construction Administration tasks.  The Project Architect will work on design, code and technical issues and will coordinate with the principal, the client, consultants and contractors.
We seek someone to help us to creatively solve design problems and to craft projects from beginning to end.  The right candidate will share our values with regard to sustainability, creative thought, urbanism and attention to detail.


B. Arch or M. Arch with 3-7 years of architectural office experience
Strong design, technical and presentation skills
Proficiency with AutoCAD, SketchUp (or other 3-D software) and Revit
Ability to present ideas in both written and graphic format
Desire to participate in a team-based architectural practice
Passionate and professional approach
Thorough and efficient work habits
Quick comprehension of design issues and drawing tasks


Based on skills and experience. We offer an attractive benefits package including performance bonuses and a retirement savings plan (401k & profit sharing)


Foster Dale