GKW ARCHITECTS - CONSTRUCTORS, INC. is a dynamic and highly collaborative Architectural firm with 10 years of experience building commercial structures, residential communities, and mixed-use developments. Our team focuses on the belief of honest business practices and solving problems with our developers and clients. Please visit our website ( www.gkwarchitects.com) for more information.
We are currently seeking Junior Architectural Designers and Job Captains. This candidate must have an exceptional design ability, and be on the path of becoming an Architect ( AXP & ARE). We are looking for someone who can turn around a full set of construction documents. Using Revit Architecture is a bonus. We also expect the candidate to be prepared to orchestrate construction on the field. This professional will be expected to communicate with team members, clients, and city officials in an exciting and fast-paced environment. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn, grow within the firm, and experience all phases of design.
Ideal Candidates will meet the following:
Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year Architecture School
Strong skills in Revit Architecture, AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, and Adobe software
Strong skills in the production and management of construction drawings, start to finish (Job Captain)
Excellent problem solver and independent thinker with good listening skills and strong follow-through
Strong verbal and graphic communication, organizational and collaborative skills
Self-motivated; ability to work independently and in a team environment to coordinate with other design professionals
Commitment to their own professional growth as an Architect
Bonus: 3+ years Revit/ BIM experience
Bonus: Experience working in construction phases of projects with owners and General Contractors
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Generating Construction Documents for residential and commercial buildings with Revit Architecture
Draft and develop design proposals
Project Site Visits/ Construction Sites
Coordination and Meetings with Consultants, Contractors, Clients, and City officials
Research on Building, City municipal, and ADA compliance codes
Maintain organization of existing and new projects
Employment: This is a Full-Time position. 40 hrs/week, Typical Work Hours will be 9:00am-6:00pm Monday through Friday, including with 1-hr lunch Break. Compensation will be discussed at the interview.
GKW Architects is a rapidly growing firm established in 2010 that is founded on the belief of honest business practices and solving problems with exceptional solutions. We collaborate with our clients to create buildings and communities for people to live, work, play. Our firm delivers consistent exemplary services with every project that includes initial analysis, design development, constructio...n documents, and construction administration. Our firm uses high-level design software to transform ideas into buildings and communities. These projects are located on the West Coast ranging from residential remodels to commercial expansions and mixed-use high-rise developments in the city. GKW Architects strives for excellence in every aspect of our work.