Project Architect

COMPANY INFO

Environs Development / Chicago, IL United States

ABOUT THE COMPANY

ABOUT THE COMPANY

The firm is an architect owned residential design / build practice based in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood.  Founded in 1991, we have focused on the creative development of multi-million dollar luxury urban single family homes, multi-unit residential and mixed use retail / residential.  Our style is tailored by our clients’ preferences.  We have been awarded with national recognition for projects of all styles ranging from minimalist modern homes to traditional houses with historically accurate detailing.  We have a collaborative team of architects, interior designers, project managers and construction professionals that offers each team member a multi-disciplined learning environment.  Both left and right brains are exercised here!

ABOUT THE JOB

ABOUT THE JOB

We are seeking architects who possess an architectural degree.   Openings are available at multiple skill and professional experience levels. The ideal candidate will be capable of using Revit to create a complete model from which they will produce a full set of construction drawings under direct supervision of a licensed architect.  The role requires attention to detail and a strong sense of design.  Knowledge of Chicago building and zoning codes is a plus. 


REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS

REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Must be able to manage a project from design development through finish construction

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Manage client expectations and design intent

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Manage client through decision making process

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Present to client various selection options

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Adhere to construction and decision making schedule

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->All finish material selections (interior and exterior)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Collaborative team approach

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Manage multiple multi-million dollar projects at same time

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Make budget conscious design decisions

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Communicate scope / design changes to the purchasing and project management teams with drawings, specifications and narrative description

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Work with construction team on site to explain design intent and resolve conflicts

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Advise client during meetings and throughout selection process

·         Coordination of shop drawings and review (trusses, electrical, elevator,  limestone, ornamental iron, and engineering as required)

·         All phases of marketing, presentation and renderings

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Able to anticipate if a deadline will not be met and notify department head

·         Permit drawings, coordinate calculations and paperwork with architecture department leader

·         Basic knowledge of Chicago building and zoning codes

·         Directs team members and reviews their drawings

·         Coordinate contract exhibit A, B and C with drawings

·         Change orders (addendum to contract): write scope, provide required drawings to bid and support bidding department with any needed clarifications

·         Update construction drawings on a roughly biweekly basis with on-site changes (as built)

·         Provide homeowner a final set of as built construction drawings at closing

CONTACT TO APPLY

Architecture Dept
HRARCH@environsdevelopment.com