Architect and Intern Positions – Houston, TX

Hill Swift Architect
Houston, Texas

I am currently searching for two self-motivated individuals with a passion for architecture, an ability to create exceptional work, and a desire to work in a collaborative studio environment.

Candidates can expect to work directly with the principal of the firm on all aspects of a project from the initial schematic design through the construction of the work.

Qualifications:

Intern
• A Professional Degree in Architecture
• Proficiency in Vectorworks, (or a willingness to learn), Sketch Up, Microsoft Office Suite, and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and In Design)
• Ability to sketch and draft by hand will be well regarded

Architect
• 5 plus years experience working on thoroughly detailed, highly finished architectural projects.
• Ability to prepare design and construction documents
• Solid understanding of residential and commercial building codes and construction assemblies
• Ability to coordinate a multi-disciplined team of design professionals
• Ability to communicate with clients, as well as consultants and contractors

Please send samples of your work and curriculum vitae, accompanied with a cover letter expressing your goals relative to the practice of architecture, the value you will bring to the studio, and how you will define success in the long and short term in pdf format to info@hillswiftarchitects.com

Interior Designer – Lake Charles, LA

Walnut Grove Development
Lake Charles, Louisiana

Tradition Neighborhood Development in search of an Interior Designer with some experience seeking a full-time position. Client oriented position working hands-on with finish materials and schedules.

Please visit our website for more information on the development: http://www.walnutgrovetnd.com

Qualified applicants must have:
- Interior design degree from a four-year accredited university program
- Proficiency in AutoCAD
- High level of creativity
- Trained eye for residential color compositions
- Ability to work with tile & stone design and layouts
- Detail oriented mind-set with exceptional organization skills

Please contact janae@walnutgrove.cc

Project Architect Positions – New York, NY

Ferguson & Shamamian Architects
New York, NY

Prominent Soho architecture firm in search of project architects with 3-5 years of experience seeking career growth, a small team environment, and an opportunity to develop expertise in the design and construction of highly-custom traditional buildings and apartments located throughout the US.

We offer competitive benefits including medical, dental and disability insurance, 401(k) plan, profit sharing plan and bonuses.  Visit our website www.fergusonshamamian.com.

Please send cover letter, resume and work samples to Ferguson & Shamamian Architects, LLP via email to employment@fergusonshamamian.com.  No faxes.  Refer to Project Architect 040114 in the subject line.

Junior Architect – New York, NY

John B. Murray Architect
New York, New York

We consistently seek talented architectural and administrative staff at all levels to join our growing firm. We offer excellent benefits and salary along with opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

We are currently searching for a Junior Architect:

Responsibilities:
· Working in conjunction with a Senior Architect and the Principal in the development of a project
· Ability to multi-task and work within a team to meet necessary goals and deadlines

Qualifications:
Expert skills using AutoCAD is required. Additional 3D Rendering skills (SketchUp, Revit) a plus.

Please email resume and PDF of portfolio work to tperera@jbmarchitect.com

For more information about the firm visit our website at http://www.jbmarchitect.com

Project Architect – New York, NY

Charlotte Worthy Architects
New York, NY

Charlotte Worthy Architects, a high-end residential Architecture firm in Manhattan, is seeking a Project Architect for a full time position.

Qualified applicants must have:
• 7+ years of experience in traditional high-end residential architecture
• Proficiency in AutoCAD, Adobe and Excel.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and mentor junior architects.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Experience in the production of construction documents.
• Multiple project management and production skills will be called upon periodically.

Salary commensurate with experience. Individual health insurance will be will be offered after 30 days of employment and paid for by the firm.

Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and reference, to: Bryony@CharlotteWorthyArchitects.com

Senior Intern Architect – New York, NY

Senior Intern Architect
Historical Concepts
New York, NY

Well known for its contributions to the architectural landscape of the South, Historical Concepts has designed fine residences in classical and southern vernacular styles since 1982. Today, founder Jim Strickland and his partners lead five design teams recruited from the nation’s top traditional architecture programs. With a shared passion for historic architecture and a culture of creativity, the 30 person firm is carrying on the time-honored principles of traditional design for a new generation. By weaving the fundamental elements of scale, proportion and detail within the framework of each client’s personal vision, Historical Concepts creates exceptional homes that capture the spirit of the past while fully embracing the present. The firm also works with quality minded developers and civic clients to create neighborhoods, communities and public places that are inspired by the existing design and cultural heritage of each site.

Historical Concepts’ recruiting philosophy and controlled growth strategy is simple, yet unique. We hire for the long term and we promote from within. Our small studio structure offers immediate and meaningful opportunities for professional growth, ultimately allowing us to promote team members from within the firm to leadership positions. Our five studios are each led by Partners who began their careers as interns at Historical Concepts and now provide daily mentorship to their team. Our commitment to each staff member results in little turnover, and our close-knit and collaborative atmosphere yields designs of the highest quality for our clients.

To provide dedicated service to our expanding client base in the area, Historical Concepts will be opening an office in New York, NY in the spring of 2014. This presents a unique opportunity to join the firm and contribute to our continued growth in the Northeast. We are seeking an ambitious professional at the beginning of his/her career who is ready to play a key role on our team. Successful applicants should be actively working toward licensure and will have the following qualifications:

• A demonstrated passion for traditional architecture within their portfolio.
• A Bachelor’s degree in Architecture. A Master’s degree in architecture or planning is a plus.
• Two to four years of experience working on high end residential estates. Additional experience with highly detailed commercial buildings is plus. Preferable work experience would include involvement at all phases of the project: initial design, preparing construction documents, reviewing estimates and shop drawings, and observing construction.
• Experience developing and successfully implementing project schedules.
• Solid understanding of residential codes and construction assemblies.
• Exceptional freehand rendering abilities in both two dimensional and perspective techniques.
• We employ a collaborative design process. Applicants must enjoy working within a team dynamic.
• Strong communication and organizational skills are necessary to successfully coordinate with the in-house project team. Additionally, an engaging personality and effective style of communication will be required for interaction and coordination with clients, consultants, and contractors.
• Thoroughly detailed drawings ensure designs are well executed during construction. Applicants must possess an appreciation and eye for detail.
• Self-motivated, with exceptional time-management skills. Leadership experience is a plus.
• Proficiency with AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, SketchUp and Microsoft Office.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and portfolio to Managing Partner Todd Strickland at tstrickland@historicalconcepts.com. The cover letter should address your inspiration for entering the field of architecture, what you enjoy most about the profession, and how you will define professional success in both the short and long term. Lastly, the cover letter should describe why you believe you would be an ideal fit at Historical Concepts. Only applications with a cover letter will be considered.