Designer/Junior Architect – New York, NY

Douglas C. Wright Architects
New York, NY

Douglas C. Wright Architects http://www.dcwarchitects.com seeks architects and designers early in their careers with 1-3 years experience in the field of architecture.

The positions require fluency in AutoCAD, Google SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite programs, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Other aspects we’d look for in hiring for the positions:

    • Good communication skills with other architects, team members, and the office.
    • Ability to work on several projects at the same time in a production role with some management and the potential for more.
    • Experience in a range of project types: Residential primary, others – Institutional, Commercial, Apartments – good but not required
    • An interest in learning from traditional design

Refined skills in the following are preferred, though not required:

    • Freehand drawing and design ability, hand drafting
    • Rendering skills in watercolor, marker, pencil or other media
    • For those with less experience, excellent rendering abilities and a positive ability to work with teams would be expected.

We are a young firm. There is much room for advancement. These are offered as career track positions. Excellent performance would be recognized and rewarded with greater responsibilities and compensation. Salaries would be commensurate with experience.

All interested applicants should include a cover letter stating your interest in the position, your resume and experience, including your role and responsibilities on projects (design, drafting, redlines, coordination, and project types in which you have experience) and salary requirements.

Please also include a sample of your freehand sketching, drawing and graphic skills. Hand drawings and sketches as a part of your response are encouraged. Submissions of graphic work through the Archinect app center should be under 2Mb. Larger attachments will not be accepted. An applicant must be authorized to work in the US.

Please apply for this position only through Archinect. Please do not email the office directly, as these emails will not be read.

Douglas C. Wright Architects is a full service firm working on a wide range of project types:

    • Master planning for clubs, resorts, schools and other institutions
    • High-end residential – both houses and apartments
    • Large scale residential estates
    • Restorations and renovations
    • Country clubs
    • Schools and other institutional buildings
    • Commercial projects

Please see our website: http://www.dcwarchitects.com for an overview of the firm’s projects, design philosophy and work approach, and biography, and to consider if you would be interested in applying for the positions.

Our health insurance plan can be joined after three months employment with the firm. After six months of employment, DCWA pays half the individual employee’s health care premium.

We also offer profit sharing and a 401k to employees with at least one year of employment with the firm.

Positions could start immediately.

Architect/Designer – New York, NY

Douglas C. Wright Architects
New York, NY

Douglas C. Wright Architects seeks highly motivated architects with 4-6 years experience for full time positions as architects and designers.

For the positions offered, we would look for the following:

    • Demonstrated experience with designing and detailing high-end residential work in either apartments or houses in all phases (design and document management from design through construction documents, document production and Construction Administration),
    • Familiarity with budgets, schedules, communications with clients, and consultants,
    • Experience with country clubs a plus, but not required.
    • Experience working with or managing teams of 1 or more architects
    • Outstanding leadership and collaboration skills
    • Good communication skills with other architects, contractors, consultants and the experience of coordinating these teams
    • Multi-tasking/time management skills: the ability to work on several projects at the same time in either a management or production role.

The position requires fluency in AutoCAD, and high proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite programs, Photoshop, In Design, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint. Knowledge of Google SketchUp would be highly regarded.

Refined skills in the following are preferred, though not required:

    • Freehand drawing and design ability, hand drafting
    • Rendering skills in watercolor, marker, pencil or other media

We are a young firm. There is much room for advancement. These are offered as career track positions. Excellent performance would be recognized and rewarded with greater responsibilities and compensation. Salaries would be commensurate with experience.
All interested applicants should include a cover letter stating your interest in the position, your resume and experience, including your role and responsibilities on projects (design, drafting, redlines, coordination, and project types in which you have experience ) and salary requirements.

Please also include a sample of your graphic skills. Submissions of graphic work through the Archinect app center should be under 2Mb. Larger attachments will not be accepted. An applicant must be authorized to work in the US.

Please apply for this position through Archinect. Please do not email the office directly, as these inquiries will not be read. This is a high level position and applicants without the appropriate experience will not be considered.

Douglas C. Wright Architects is a full service firm working on a wide range of project types:

    • Master planning for clubs, resorts, and other institutions
    • High-end residential – both houses and apartments
    • Large scale residential estates
    • Restorations and renovations
    • Country clubs
    • Institutional buildings
    • Commercial projects

Please see our website: http://www.dcwarchitects.com for an overview of the firm’s projects, design philosophy and work approach, and biography, and to consider if you would be interested in applying for the positions.

Our health insurance plan can be joined after three months employment with the firm. After six months of employment, DCWA will pay for half of the cost of health insurance for the individual employee. The remainder of premiums for the individual or family are paid by the employee pre-tax through DCW Architects at our group rate.

Position could start immediately.

Development Intern – New York, NY

Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
New York, NY

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is seeking an enthusiastic and reliable Development Intern. Working closely with the Development Department, the Development Intern will gain practical experience in patron relations, prospect research, fundraising, special events, and database management. Training is provided for social media platforms, networks, and databases the ICAA currently uses including: Raiser’s Edge,wordpress.com,patronmail.com, Flicker, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. The Development Intern is invited (but not required) to attend weekly staff and development meetings.

This position offers the opportunity to gain experience working on significant fundraising projects for a non- profit organization. Possibility to extend this internship through 2017 may be available for a qualified candidate.

Responsibilities:

Under supervision of Development Department:

  • Participate in the 2016 Annual Appeal from start to finish. This includes creating language for the appeal, ensuring the appeal is sent in a timely manner, and tracking incoming donations
  • Assist with public programs and donor cultivation events
  • Use wordpress.com to create blog features for programs and special events
  • Draft acknowledgment letters for various campaigns including annual fund and travel
  • Research potential new donors to grow sponsor and membership databases
  • Assist with mailings and preparations for the fall Board Meeting
  • Ensure donor information is accurate and up-to-date in ICAA database

Qualifications:

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem-solve in a fast-paced work environment
  • Must be organized and attentive to detail when handling donor information
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Currently pursuing graduate degree or recent graduate with interest in development or fundraising

A small monthly travel stipend is available. Interested applicants may send a resume and brief cover letter to jobs@classicist.org

Sales & Design Associate Positions – Multiple Locations (GA, TX, IL, CO, CA)

Materials Marketing, Ltd.
Multiple Locations: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Fort Worth, TX; Hinsdale, IL; Houston, TX; Newport Beach, CA; San Antonio, TX

Materials Marketing, Ltd. has specialized in the development, direct manufacturing, and marketing of natural cut stone for over 50 years. We work on incredible projects worldwide including residential, commercial and hospitality. As America’s oldest and fully integrated fabricator of hand carved architectural and dimensional stone from manufacturing facilities home and abroad, we are uniquely qualified to supply a broad range of custom stone products in a variety of colors and finishes offering an exclusive collection of products that will appeal to the most discriminating tastes. We are also proud to represent the finest selections in natural stone, glass tile, decorative ceramic tile, and Italian mosaics in the Country. Materials Marketing is currently seeking qualified candidates for Sales & Design Associate at our Showroom!

Experience in natural stone and tile industry highly preferred.

Job Summary:
Works under the direction of the Branch Manager. Markets our products and services to our customers such as Architects, Custom Builders and Interior Designers. Works with the customers to develop project designs specifically utilizing company represented product lines. Sells and operates within all company established guidelines and procedures. Cooperates with operational employees to facilitate proper order entry, payment, and delivery of product.

Essential Functions:
– Seek out new business opportunities, implementing creative marketing, performing extensive customer needs analysis and site surveys, developing and executing account strategies through proposals, presentations, and product demonstrations.
– Meet with clients to develop excellent project designs focusing on stone and tile elements using all company represented product lines. Follow up with all developed business scheduling meetings to discuss potential projects.
– Select samples and materials for clients’ projects that closely fit within overall project design.
– Assist walk-in customers and answer any questions they have regarding our product lines.
– Participate in industry related events throughout the year during business hours and after hours.
– Communicate with customers and concisely, accurately, and completely documents project information and status.
– Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of this position.
– Keep immediate supervisor promptly and fully formed of all problems or unusual matters of significance and takes prompt corrective action where necessary or suggests alternative courses of action which may be taken.

Additional Responsibilities:
– Participate in company and vendor training events.
– Assist in training of new sales associates and sales assistants.
– Maintain a favorable working relationship with all other company employees to foster aid and promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency/effectiveness.
– Project a favorable image of the company to promote its aims and objectives and foster and enhance public recognition and acceptance of all of its areas of endeavor.
– Perform other duties and responsibilities as required or requested.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated design skills with established portfolio.
– Proven external and showroom based sales skills in a high-end environment.
– Assumes responsibility for own continued personal and professional growth.
– Appropriate manner, conduct, and grooming.
– Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively.
– Demonstrated personal and professional drive motivated by success in a commission based sales position.
– Track record of consistent attendance.
– Membership and participation in industry and local building associations.

Education and Experience:
– Completion of a formal education program in Interior Design or Architecture preferred, or equivalent experience.
– 3-5+ years of Sales and Design related experience, preferably in a high-end environment.
– Experience in commission based sales position.
– Experience in natural stone and tile industry highly preferred.

Required experience:
– Sales & Design related background, preferably in a high end environment: 3 years

Required education:
– Bachelor’s preferred, or equivalent experience

Job Type: Full-time
Job Locations: We are seeking Sales & Design Associates for all of our showroom locations: Atlanta, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Fort Worth, Hinsdale, Houston, Newport Beach, San Antonio.

***No walk-in’s or phone calls – Employment applications accepted online or by email only***

Interested applicants may send materials to Trish Martinez, tmartinez@mstoneandtile.com.

 

Chapter Administrator – New England ICAA

Chapter Administrator
New England ICAA

The Institute of Architecture and Art (ICAA) New England Chapter seeks a Chapter Administrator that will be responsible for overall administrative coordination and the operation of the chapter as well as acting as the central communication link between the Board, Chapter, its committees and the National Office. In addition, the Administrator is critical in working alongside the Board for maintaining the branding and furthering the mission of the ICAA. This position reports to the Board President and the Executive Committee in whole.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Administrative, Board of Trustees Support and Interaction with National:

    • Support the Board for scheduling and coordination of the Board events,such as monthly meeting and retreats.
    • Provide agendas, forms, correspondence, membership lists and other communications that originate from the Board or National.
    • Manage the administrative process for Board Members and Committee Chairs elections and calls for nominations.
    • Take meeting notes at board meetings and submit drafts to Secretary for editing and approval.
    • Attend Board meetings on a bi-monthly basis, or as specified by the board, plus retreats on an occasional (usually annual) basis.
    • Participate in Committee conference calls.
    • Attend committee meetings as requested.
    • Monitor the ICAA-NE phone (cell phone to be issued by the board) and email; respond, take action, direct inquiries, questions or comments to the appropriate Officers, Board members or Committee chairs.
    • Communicate with the National office as the central point of contact on behalf of the Board and Committee Chairs. In addition, there will be communications regarding Patron Mail announcements, calendar information, quarterly chapter reports, Forum articles (newsletter) and marketing material.
    • Attend yearly College of Chapters meetings at the National ICAA headquarters in New York City.
    • Participate in Chapter Coordinator Conference calls with National Office on a monthly basis.
    • Provide timesheets and invoices for reimbursement to Chapter Treasurer on a bi-weekly basis.
    • Provide administrative and registration help for all chapter events to maintain a consistent and professional check in process for members and guests. This may include registration lists from eventbrite, membership information, and nametags.

Database Management

    • Monitor, maintain and update the chapter database and mailing lists compiled from the National ICAA, eventbrite, Patron Mail and information provided by the Board and committees.
    • Coordinate with the National ICAA so that their records for Patron Mail are current and correct.
    • Organize and archive all chapter-related correspondence

Bulfinch Awards

    • Support the annual Bulfinch Awards committee as needed.

Chapter events

    • Attend as many events as practical; man the check-in desk as needed.

Education

    • Support the Education Committee with the coordination of AIA/CEU Education Units with National, event registration with 123 Signup and website updates.
    • Assist in marketing efforts to recruit students (website, announcements, etc.)
    • Communications
    • Manage and coordinate the Chapter Master Calendar so that events, meetings and functions are captured and registered according to the chapter calendaring process.
    • Coordinate all emails, invitations and announcements for Patron Mail with the National ICAA, arranging the timing of each one to be in alignment with the calendar and in order of priority for the chapter.
    • Support the Communications Committee to review and monitor all written communications for the chapter.
    • Maintain and update the website, ensuring that it is kept current with events, calendar additions and sponsorships. An example would be that Bulfinch Awards winners would be posted immediately after the event so that the winning work would be able to be viewed the following day.
    • Utilize social media when appropriate to build awareness for the chapter, its events and mission.
    • Support the public relations function of the Communications Committee by managing and keeping the Flickr files of photographs from chapter events and functions.

Website

    • Provide logistic support to update the NE ICAA website. Website coding experience would be an optional plus.

Membership

      • Support the Membership Committee Chair with timely updated membership lists and work with the committee to confirm new members are assigned correctly to the Southeast Chapter.

Development

    • Support the Board with solicitation letters, appointments and thank you correspondence.
    • Maintain contribution database and organize annual solicitations that are directed by the Development Committee.

Fundraising, Sponsorship, Grant writing

  • Help the Board with fundraising, existing and future sponsorships, and possible grants. This is a role of the Chapter Coordinator and its success will help grow the roll of the coordinator and future administrative staff.

Compensation: Remuneration will be hourly, commensurate to experience, averaging approximately 50-70 hours per month.

Submissions: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information to dandreozzi@classicist-ne.org

Entry-Level Architect Positions – Santa Barbara, CA

Wade Weissmann Architecture
Santa Barbara, CA

Wade Weissmann Architecture (WWA) is a nationally recognized, full-service boutique architecture firm with projects spanning the U.S. and abroad. From small-scale renovations to master planning estates and residential enclaves, we draw inspiration from environments that have endured time, in order that we might create classics, refreshed to reflect today’s modern lifestyle.

Founded in 1996, our mission is fourfold:

• to create custom, timeless architecture
• to cultivate professional integrity at every turn
• to both encourage and provide opportunities for creative collaboration, both inside and outside our four walls
• to foster lifelong relationships

With offices in Milwaukee, Santa Barbara, Nashville and Chicago, our team is comprised of nearly forty artisans and staff members who continually strive to create architecture that will enhance not only the lifestyles of our clients, but also the built landscape of communities we touch.

WWA is seeking full-time entry-level candidates with 1-3 years’ experience to join our dynamic team and work from our office in the vibrant downtown of Santa Barbara, CA. Current projects in the Santa Barbara office include traditional high-end custom estates, an extensive custom historic house renovation and bespoke industrial hospitality design of a market and brewery. Candidates must demonstrate strong creative and technical skills as well as proficiency with AutoCAD, Sketch-up and the Adobe Suite. Applicants should be self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented team players and able to work in a fast-paced deadline driven environment and assume greater responsibilities as the position develops. The position would require some initial training time spent in the main office in Milwaukee, and would likely involve travel from our Santa Barbara office to projects located on the West Coast. This satellite office of WWA provides the entry-level candidate with broad educational opportunities to work very closely with our experienced Project Managers on all phases of design, including on-site Construction Administration.

If interested in joining the WWA team, please send your resume and work samples to: Kate@wwa-design.com

Summer Interior Design Internship – Houston, TX

Curtis & Windham Architects, Inc.
Houston, TX

Description:

We are seeking an enthusiastic candidates to join the interiors studio at Curtis & Windham Architects, Inc. in a paid summer internship. Known for traditional architecture, interiors, and landscapes, we are a multidisciplinary practice that values a collaborative approach in our residential, commercial, and institutional work. A summer intern would have a wide range of experiences working within the interior design studio and exposure to all aspects of the interior design process.

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

Qualifications:

Qualified candidates are enrolled in an accredited interior design program and have excellent inter-personal communication and organizational skills with exceptional design sense and familiarity with appropriate software.

Application Instructions:

Please submit cover letter, resumes, and work samples to marion@curtiswindham.com<mailto:employee@curtiswindham.com>
Subject line: Summer Internship 2016