Project Architect


Compass Architecture, LLC / Oak Park, IL


Compass Architecture ( is a client-service oriented firm that focuses on residential projects of various sizes in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs.  Our projects include everything from small renovations/additions to multi-unit developments.  We are a small but growing firm with a relaxed work environment that is also focused on work-life balance.  We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, and work from home options.


Compass Architecture seeks a mid-level Project Architect.  As Project Architect, you will engage in all aspects of residential projects while working alongside our Principal Architect, including design, production of construction documents, schedule management and client communications.

If you are motivated, responsible and a dynamic team player this is a plum opportunity to join our quickly growing architecture firm. We are a team of polished high-integrity professionals designing homes and multi-unit buildings in a collaborative environment with clients, designers, builders, trades, craftsmen and luxury industry affiliates.

Job Accountabilities:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Develop presentation floor plans and elevations in AutoCAD.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Build 3D Sketch Up models that communicate the feel and direction of the design intent.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Preparation of construction documents.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Follow CAD and Office standards.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Preparation and modification of architectural documents, elevations, sections, and details.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Working with the team on scheduling, construction documentation and client communications.

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<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Maintain a good knowledge of local and national building codes.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Strong commitment to personal growth and learning, while sharing to help the entire team.



Job Requirements:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Professional Degree (BA) in Architecture from an accredited program.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Minimum of 5 years of experience producing residential design and construction documents for residential projects in Chicago and/or the surrounding suburbs.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->High proficiency in design, rendering, 3D modeling, and graphics.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Proficiency in SketchUp and AutoCAD

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Creative problem-solving skills, space planning, and detailing.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->Ability to effectively meet deadlines in a fast-paced studio and excel in a team environment.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·        <!--[endif]-->A self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills.



$50,000 - $75,000


Christopher Bremer