Project Architect

COMPANY INFO

Canopy / Chicago, Illinois USA

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Canopy is a socially- and environmentally-driven architecture firm located in downtown Chicago. We believe that good design is essential to the human experience and the environment. As architects and planners, we design for neighborhoods, families, and for- and non-profit businesses and housing agencies throughout the region. Please see our website for additional information.

ABOUT THE JOB

We are seeking a talented, passionate individual to join our growing practice. The candidate should have excellent communication, design, and technical skills as well as experience in multi-family residential and other commercial projects. Responsibilities will include development of projects in design and construction phases including code/zoning, technical priorities, construction documentation, as well as construction administration. In addition, this position will provide an opportunity to work closely alongside the firm's leadership in leading technical priorities for projects throughout the studio and projects firm wide.

Canopy is rooted in a collective design process, thus the ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated yet eager to work collaboratively in a small practice environment including construction field visits for regional projects.

REQUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS

The position requires overall skill and knowledge in design, drawing documentation, and construction administration including; zoning and code studies, schematic design, design development, permitting, construction documents and construction observation 3-5 years of experience minimum.). Keen knowledge of local construction methodologies, engineering systems, specifications, and accessibility codes is highly preferred. A professional or bachelor degree in architecture or a related field is required. LEED AP, and/or NCARB-AXP registration is preferred but not required. CAD, Revit, Adobe, and Microsoft software knowledge is preferred.

SALARY

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.

CONTACT TO APPLY

Human Resources
ncatlin@canopy-chicago.com