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Job Summary:

The Architect will plan and design, and/or facilitate the execution of new building designs, and plan, design and/or facilitate the execution of building expansions or renovations according to clients needs, desires, and financial resources.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None.


  • Identifies, through consultation, clients requirements, approximate budget, timetable, and possible needs for future expansion.
  • Determines clients preferences regarding materials, styles, colors, and other variables.
  • Attempts to identify through collaboration clients priorities in terms of needs vs. desires.
  • Assists clients in defining their priorities and vision by preparing preliminary sketches of options.
  • Prepares and presents designs, specifications, estimated costs, and proposed construction schedule.
  • Creates detailed plans integrating engineering, electrical, and HVAC considerations; presents plans to clients for review and approval.
  • Modifies new or existing plans as required.
  • Prepares scale drawings and contract requirements and submits for bids.
  • Collaborates with clients to select and award construction contracts.
  • Collaborates with head builder and clients to facilitate the building process to meet clients specifications.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Extremely proficient with computer-aided design (CAD) software such as AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent problem-solving, negotiation and consultation skills.
  • Ability to translate client ideas into visual and/or tangible references such as drawings or models.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Architecture required, Masters degree preferred.
  • Five years of relevant experience preferred.
  • Active board licensure required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.


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