Front-End Web Developer – Philadelphia, PA

Dyad Communications
Philadelphia, PA

JOB DESCRIPTION
Dyad Communications is looking for a full-time front-end web developer. Developers at Dyad Communications work closely with designers, producing high-quality websites balancing current web trends, SEO, usability and thoughtful design. The applicant should demonstrate proficiency using HTML5, CSS3, and JS/jQuery. The ideal candidate also has an innate eye for design and will bring an innovative drive to the production of new web experiences.
RESPONSIBILITIES
* Approach the design of new websites guided by aesthetic and technical logic
* Systematically address the usability challenges posed by the web
* Develop website front-ends using HTML5, JS/jQuery, CSS3, Sencha Touch
* Optimize websites for touch devices
* Work adeptly in Photoshop and other Adobe Creative Cloud applications
* Juggle the production schedules of multiple projects for a variety of clients
* Interface directly with clients and effectively communicate client needs and goals
* Manage website assets
* Provide light IT support internally, as well as to clients
IDEAL QUALITIES
* At least 3 years experience as a front-end developer
* Experience using a web-based CMS (ExpressionEngine, WordPress, etc.)
* Familiarity with the Sencha Touch framework
* Knowledge of PHP and mySQL
* Experience with responsive design and development techniques
* Experience with Ajax/Asynchronous Programming
* Knowledge of and previous experience with source control (SVN, Git, etc.)
BENEFITS
* 20 days paid personal time off
* Enrollment in Dyad Communications’ 401(k) Plan which includes salary match of 3% plus a profit sharing component
* Enrollment in Independence Blue Cross Personal Choice Health Insurance at an employee cost of $50/mo. (includes vision and prescriptions)
DYAD COMMUNICATIONS
Dyad Communications design office strives to create intelligent identity, web, and print applications that integrate aesthetic and reason. We specialize in creating identities and websites for high-end architecture firms, interior designers, decorators, builders and engineers. We have a small development group, and seek a proactive communicator who approaches every challenge as an opportunity to learn and interact with other members of the team.
APPLICATION PROCESS
Please send your cover letter, salary range and portfolio link to careers@dyadcom.com using “Job Application” as the email subject. We will contact applicants who meet this position’s requirements to schedule a 30-minute phone interview. Selected applicants will visit our office for an in-person interview. Finally, we will invite the chosen candidate to spend a half-day working with our development team.

Intern for Residential Design Firm – New York, NY

New York, NY

High-end residential design firm seeks advanced intern to produce highly detailed design and construction drawings in CAD. Our firm’s aesthetic is classical, and you must be conversant with the classical idiom in architecture and have traditional and/or classical design experience. Modern design experience not necessary; if you only have modern or contemporary experience, we cannot use your skills. Attention to detail, a must.

Ability to take direction from the Principal and Senior Architectural Designers a must, as well as problem-solving and taking initiative. You will prepare design documents with guidance from project management and design team in a fast paced environment.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2012 (or more recent version) – skills to be tested
  • Experience in drafting floor plans, elevations and specifications
  • Experience in detailing custom furnishings, millwork design
  • Fluent in Photoshop

Please email resume and portfolio in PDF form to mbkaroll@yahoo.com
We look forward to hearing from you!

Landscape Architect – Houston, TX

Curtis & Windham Architects, Inc.
Houston, TX

Description:
Curtis & Windham Architects is a cross-disciplinary practice of architects, interior designers, and landscape architects with a shared appreciation for both traditional and modern design. Practicing in Houston, Texas for more than two decades, our residential, institutional, and commercial projects represent a diversity of architectural styles and geographic locations.  Our collaborative practice seeks candidates who will share our enthusiasm for contextually appropriate, thoughtful design.

Skills and Experience:
We are currently seeking candidates for two positions in our landscape architecture studio:

Landscape Architect: This position will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of all design phases from schematic design through construction administration.  Must possess the ability to manage all aspects of a project including the coordination of engineering and horticultural disciplines and willingness to collaborate on cross-disciplinary projects. Candidate should have excellent freehand drawing skills, be proficient in AutoCAD, SketchUp, and Photoshop, and possess excellent communication and organizational skills.

Landscape Architect with interest in horticulture:  In addition to the skills described above, we are looking for a candidate that has a strong interest and thorough understanding of horticulture and project-appropriate plant selection.  Candidate should have excellent design skills and possess the ability to coordinate horticultural disciplines with hardscape and engineering systems.  Candidate should have experience in managing diverse aspects of project implementation through all phases of design and construction.

Education:
Qualified candidates must have a professional degree in landscape architecture with a minimum 2 years experience preferred.

Application Instructions:
Please submit cover letter, resumes, and work samples to  employee@curtiswindham.com
Subject line: Landscape Architect Posting 012015

For more information about Curtis & Windham Architects, please visit  http://www.curtisandwindham.com

Junior Architect/Project Manager – Quogue, NY

Austin Patterson Disston Architects
Quogue, NY

Austin Patterson Disston is an award-winning, established architecture firm with 34 years of design expertise in residential, private clubs and custom commercial projects. The firm has offices in Southport, CT with 20 employees and in Quogue, NY with 7 employees. Our design focus spans historic and modern traditions, always with an emphasis on detail, excellence in craftsmanship and close contact with clients.

We are currently seeking Junior Architect/Project Manager in our Quogue office.

Qualifications
· Must have a Bachelor’s or Master’s in Architecture.
· 1-3 years of experience in residential design preferred.
· Computer skills. ArchiCAD experience is a plus.
· Hand drawing skills and 3-D rendering also a plus.
· Ability and interest to work both in team and self-motivating structure.

Job Responsibilities
· Work closely with Partners and Associates on projects in the Hamptons.
· Focus on computer imaging, drawing and drafting of projects from initial design through construction drawings.
· Ability to be flexible and work on a variety of projects.

The firm offers competitive salary, excellent benefits, growth opportunities and a congenial staff. Please send resume and portfolio to Kate Seuch kseuch@apdarchitects.com

Junior Architectural Designer – Los Angeles, CA

Evens Architects
Los Angeles, CA

Evens Architects, a KAA Design Company, is a Los Angeles-based architecture and landscape firm specializing in residential design grounded in the great traditions of Europe and America. Our design philosophy is attuned to the classical principles of harmony, proportion, order, and, above all, beauty. Our approach is predicated on making deep, meaningful connections between the house and the land. We strive to create highly personal, one-of-a-kind homes that enrich the lives of the people who occupy them.
Architecture is our vehicle to celebrate lives well-lived.

KAA Design is seeking candidates for the position of Junior Architectural Designer to support the development and documentation of primarily high-end custom residential projects under the pervision of the project leaders. This position will require strong proficiency in ArchiCAD for daily project tasks.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform drafting, 3D modeling and presentation work following KAA Design’s Graphic Standards
  • Develop conceptual sketches into design presentations
  • Coordinate materials and color palettes for presentation
  • Develop sketch details into CAD drawings and prepare design development and construction documents
  • Maintain logs and records necessary to manage the project
  • Compose transmittals and other correspondence necessary for the project
  • Prioritize, delegate and coordinate tasks with project team members
  • Research public agency requirements and prepare site analysis documents
  • Prepare and coordinate cost estimate budgets as required per the phases of the project inspire and motivate current employees.
  • Assist in maintaining fiscal responsibility for each project
  • Work and communicate in all phases as an integral member of the architectural team
  • Perform work according to the KAA Core Values

QUALIFICATION

  • Degree from an accredited Bachelor or Masters of Architecture Program (LEED accreditation is a plus)
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in an architecture firm with residential experience
  • Must be proficient with ArchiCAD
  • Proficiency with Adobe Applications is strongly preferred

Submit cover letter, resume and portfolio samples, with indication of your role on the projects submitted, via email only – combined size not to exceed 5MB. We will acknowledge receipts of your information, but due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted.

Please no hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls. Please specify you are applying for Evens Architects.

EVENS ARCHITECTS
4201 Redwood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Email: jobs@kaadesigngroup.com
http://www.evensarc.com

Architectural Project Coordinator – Los Angeles, CA

Evens Architects
Los Angeles, CA

Evens Architects, a KAA Design Company, is a Los Angeles-based architecture and landscape firm specializing in residential design grounded in the great traditions of Europe and America. Our design philosophy is attuned to the classical principles of harmony, proportion, order, and, above all, beauty. Our approach is predicated on making deep, meaningful connections between the house and the land. We strive to create highly personal, one-of-a-kind homes that enrich the lives of the people who occupy them. Architecture is our vehicle to celebrate lives well-lived.

An Architectural Project Coordinator at KAA Design is responsible for coordinating day-to-day project responsibilities, including drawings, consultant coordination, and general team communication.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Approach all tasks with an eye for design
  • Assist project team in developing project vision and design concepts
  • Assist Project Manager in assuring that project vision is carried through all phases of design
  • Create sketches and drawings as necessary to communicate design intent
  • Participate in internal design meetings
  • Create presentation materials for client meetings
  • Research building code as it applies to each project
  • Act as liaison to contractors and consultants throughout design and constructions phases
  • Develop and manage construction documents to accurately communicate design intent
  • Coordinate architectural and consultant drawings to ensure consistency in construction documents
  • Assemble permit sets, bid sets, and construction document sets with guidance from the project manager
  • Work with Project Manager to manage staffing and project related deadlines
  • Establish and maintain RFI log, sketch log, and project data files
  • Assist Project Manager in construction administration process by attending site visits and issuing construction sketches as required
  • Mentor junior staff by delegating work and providing constructive feedback
  • Encourage teamwork and positive team communication
  • Inspire team with sincere work ethic
  • Identify career goals and actively pursue them
  • Continue educational endeavors through lectures, product research, conferences, and keeping up to date on current issues and technologyQUALIFICATION
  • Accredited degree in architecture (Bachelors or Masters of Architecture)
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in an architecture firm, with significant residential experience
  • Must be proficient with ArchiCAD, with a minimum of 2 years experience preparing construction documents in ArchiCAD.
  • Must have knowledge and experience preparing permit, bid, and construction documents
  • Must have some understanding of the related construction process
  • Must be able to communicate design/construction intent via computer generated sketches or hand drawings
  • Must have highly developed written as well as interpersonal skillsSubmit cover letter, resume and portfolio samples, with indication of your role on the projects submitted, via email only – combined size not to exceed 5MB. We will acknowledge receipts of your information, but due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted.Please no hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls. Please specify you are applying for Evens Architect.

    EVENS ARCHITECTS
    4201 Redwood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066
    Email: jobs@kaadesigngroup.com
    http://www.evensarc.com

Architectural Project Coordinator – Los Angeles, CA

Kirkpatrick Architects
Los Angeles, CA

Kirkpatrick Architects, a KAA Design Company, is a leading-edge design studio dedicated to advancing the California lifestyle through contemporary architecture and landscape design. For over 25 years, we have created one-of-a-kind homes that place a premium on comfort and beauty, elevating the rituals of daily life from the mundane to the sublime.

An Architectural Project Coordinator at KAA Design is responsible for coordinating day-to-day project responsibilities, including drawings, consultant coordination, and general team communication.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Approach all tasks with an eye for design
  • Assist project team in developing project vision and design concepts
  • Assist Project Manager in assuring that project vision is carried through all phases of design
  • Create sketches and drawings as necessary to communicate design intent
  • Participate in internal design meetings
  • Create presentation materials for client meetings
  • Research building code as it applies to each project
  • Act as liaison to contractors and consultants throughout design and constructions phases
  • Develop and manage construction documents to accurately communicate design intent
  • Coordinate architectural and consultant drawings to ensure consistency in construction documents
  • Assemble permit sets, bid sets, and construction document sets with guidance from the project manager
  • Work with Project Manager to manage staffing and project related deadlines
  • Establish and maintain RFI log, sketch log, and project data files
  • Assist Project Manager in construction administration process by attending site visits and issuing construction sketches as required
  • Mentor junior staff by delegating work and providing constructive feedback
  • Encourage teamwork and positive team communication
  • Inspire team with sincere work ethic
  • Identify career goals and actively pursue them
  • Continue educational endeavors through lectures, product research, conferences, and keeping up to date on current issues and technology

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Accredited degree in architecture (Bachelors or Masters of Architecture)
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in an architecture firm, with significant residential experience
  • Must be proficient with ArchiCAD, with a minimum of 2 years experience preparing construction documents in ArchiCAD.
  • Must have knowledge and experience preparing permit, bid, and construction documents
  • Must have some understanding of the related construction process
  • Must be able to communicate design/construction intent via computer generated sketches or hand drawings
  • Must have highly developed written as well as interpersonal skills

    Submit cover letter, resume and portfolio samples, with indication of your role on the projects submitted, via email only – combined size not to exceed 5MB. We will acknowledge receipts of your information, but due to the volume of resumes received, only candidates being considered for a position will be contacted.

    Please no hard copies, drop-ins or telephone calls. Please specify you are applying for Kirkpatrick Architects.

    KIRKPATRICK ARCHITECTS
    4201 Redwood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066
    Email: jobs@kaadesigngroup.com
    http://www.kirkpatrickarc.com