Project Designer/Coordinator


Brubaker Architects / Wilmette, IL United States


Founded in 1995, Brubaker Architects excels in designing and planning healing environments. Our practice focuses on healthcare, and sustainability. Our projects are located in the Midwest and Arizona. Through close relationships with clients and healthcare professionals, we have developed a keen sensitivity to the unique requirements of healthcare spaces. We use collaborative design to form efficient, yet elegant, healing facilities, focused on patient care. Brubaker Architects offers excellent opportunities and employee benefits, and is an equal opportunity employer. Our office is located in Wilmette, Illinois, across from the Wilmette Metra train station and near the Linden CTA station.


We are seeking highly-motivated project designers/emerging architects who are passionate about health care design and sustainability. Responsibilities will include organizing and directing projects from inception to completion. Responsibilities: manage projects, collaborate on design, participate in user group meetings, execute construction documents, perform construction administration, coordinate consultants, and maintain client relationships. Experience with building, NFPA, and healthcare codes is a plus. Sustainability experience, especially Passive House experience, is also a plus.


A Bachelor or Master of Architecture Degree from an accredited university. 2 to 5 years of professional experience, healthcare experience preferred. Candidates must be proficient in Revit and Microsoft Office. Experience with AutoCAD, 3DS Max, Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp is a plus. Hand sketching ability is a plus. Overall characteristics: High motivation; a client focus; strong work ethic; strong design skills; detail-oriented; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to work both independently and with a team as needed; ability to work on several projects simultaneously; ability to meet demanding deadlines and fast-paced schedules; flexibility in adapting to a wide range of roles and responsibilities. Physical requirements include the ability to communicate clearly, to travel to and from meeting sites, and to and from project sites for observing, investigating, and evaluating spaces. Ability to use office equipment to communicate and to document work. Visual acuity to perform responsibilities. To apply, email pdfs of cover letter, resume and portfolio to Specify “Applicant” and your name in the subject line. No phone calls, please.


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