GKW ARCHITECTS - CONSTRUCTORS, INC. is a dynamic and highly collaborative Architectural firm with an open-studio environment. We have 11 years of experience in various types of projects (Residential, Commercial, Mixed-use, Multi-family, Retail, Industrial, Office, Hospitality, and Food-Service/ Restaurant). We are currently seekingAll-Level Architectural Professionals. This candidate must have an exceptional design ability, and be on the path of becoming an Architect (AXP & ARE). This professional will be communicating with team members, clients, and city officials in an exciting and fast-paced environment. We are looking for someone who wants to be a part of a fun and energetic team. Candidates will have the opportunity to learn, grow within the firm, and experience all phases of design.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Generating architectural drawings with Revit (schematic design, design development, construction documents)
Draft and develop design proposals
Project Site Visits/ Construction Sites
Responsible for development and coordination of drawings and specifications including: program compliance, code and agency compliance, schedule commitments, and product research.
Coordination and Meetings with Consultants, Contractors, Clients, and City officials to execute work in an orderly and timely manner
Provide input to design, budget, and construction schedule- communicate the technical implication of design decisions-
Maintain organization of existing and new projects
Manage time and workload to complete project deadlines
Provide support for any tasks required for the successful completion of the project
AXP Licensure Support: ARE Study Materials
Mentorship: Rewarding work environment & family-like atmosphere
Fun Team Building Activities & Events
Open Studio Environment
Coordinating and working on projects from start to finish / Full Scope of Work
Ideal Candidates will meet the following:
Graduate of a NAAB accredited 4 or 5 year Architecture School
Strong skills in Revit, AutoCAD, 3D Studio Max, and Adobe software
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
Friendly & Fun Personality
Bonus: 3+ years Revit/ BIM experience
Bonus: Experience working in construction phases of projects with owners and General Contractors
This is a Full-Time position. 40 hrs/week, Typical Work Hours will be 9:00am-6:00pm Monday through Friday, with a 1-hr lunch Break. Compensation will be discussed at the interview.
GKW Architects, Inc., established in 2010, was founded on the belief of honest business practices and encouraging a positive team-oriented environment. 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, construction 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 and Asia ranging from residential remodels to commercial expansions and mixed-use high-rise developments. GKW Architects, Inc. strives for excellence in every aspect of our work.