PROJECT ARCHITECT

COMPANY INFO

OKW Architects / Chicago , IL

ABOUT THE COMPANY

OKW Architects is a dynamic firm of 40 + creative, friendly professionals working as a team in our newly renovated Chicago - West Loop location. As we approach our 60th year of successful project design, OKW continues to enhance and celebrate the integration of architectural, interior design, landscape and land planning expertise within a diverse group of market types. Our relationship-driven foundation set in a cooperative, fast-paced working environment, continues to drive client service, design excellence, and entrepreneurial spirit.  For more information please visit our website: www.okwarchitects.com



ABOUT THE JOB

OKW Architects is looking for a full time Project Architect with 5 to 7 years of experience to join our fast-paced and energetic studio. The PA will work on a variety of project types, specifically retail, medical office and commercial office. 

We are looking for someone who has excellent organizational skills, can adapt easily to change, and creatively solves problems. Responsibilities will include preparation of Schematic Design, Design Development, and Construction Documentation. Applicant must have knowledge and skills to match responsibilities required on a job to job basis, which will include: programming, code/zoning/entitlement issues, construction documentation, bidding, permitting, and experience with the construction administration process. 

REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS

NAAB Accredited Degree in Architecture and 5 to 7 years of professional experience working in architecture. Qualified candidates will either be licensed architects or on the path to pursuing licensure. Proficiency in REVIT and AutoCAD is a must, with experience in Sketch-up, Photoshop, In-Design and 3D Studio Max preferred. Candidates should have strong leadership, organizational and communication skills. 

SALARY

Compensation Based on Experience

CONTACT TO APPLY

Human Resources
careers@okwarchitects.com