Roger Ferris + Partners is seeking exceptional, licensed project architects and project managers for our main Studio in Westport, CT. Candidates should have a minimum of 10 years of experience working with high-end commercial and/or residential projects. As an integral part of the Studio culture, candidates must be motivated individuals with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team structure. Candidates must also possess strong leadership skills and be able to manage and delegate the project design or management process effectively and thoroughly.
Project Architects must have a professional degree in Architecture and must demonstrate a detailed understanding of the design process through all phases. Candidates will be responsible for the day-to-day development of the project design, including developing design concepts, in collaboration with project leadership, and delegating design tasks to the project team. Experience with built projects and refined detail execution is required. Candidates must be strong, clear communicators and be capable of direct communication with the client.
Project Managers must have a professional degree in Architecture and must demonstrate a detailed understanding of the project management process through all phases. In particular, candidates must demonstrate a high level of experience in the construction documents and administration phases. Candidates will be responsible for the day-to-day project management, including managing the internal team, broader consultant team and schedules, budgets and the project drawing set. Experience in collaborating with consultants, technical detailing and problem-solving, specifications research and in obtaining regulatory approval is required. Candidates are expected to have significant experience with built projects and with contractors. Candidates must be strong, clear communicators and be capable of direct communication with the project leadership, the broader A/E team, vendors and the client.
Requirements for all: Legal status to work in the US, including a working permit and/or visa.
Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Sketch-Up, the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is required. Familiarity with various rendering programs and plugs, such as Lumion, V-Ray and Maxwell, is appreciated.
LEED certification and other professional credentials are assets
Interested candidates should submit, by email, a cover letter, resume and selected work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Project Architect Candidate” or “Project Manager Candidate” in the email subject line. All material should be submitted in a PDF format, totaling not more than 10MB. Links to additional work or work that exceeds our data limit are acceptable. Incomplete submissions will be discarded.
About Roger Ferris + Partners
Roger Ferris and Partners is a renowned Architectural firm practicing architecture, interior design and masterplanning services for private and public sectors. Our design approach synthesizes creative imagination and rational logic. Our approach to design and our passion for diverse and challenging projects is enhanced by the ability to cross-pollinate design skills among building typologies. The design strategies employed are defined by a clear organizational methodology and are implemented through careful attention to human scale. In fact, practicing architecture and planning at a variety of scales is not only a component of the firm’s root philosophy, it supports and advances our work.
Upon examining our body of work, one discovers projects that are not necessarily linked stylistically; however, each design solution represents a contextual response, whether to an existing urban environment or to elements in a natural landscape. We have strategically pursued work with a wide range of clients, resulting in projects of various types and scales. These include master plans, commercial buildings, office interiors and single-family residences. Each discipline informs the other an...d the projects vary in size from small and often intricate essays in interior design to large, complex buildings defined by beautifully proportioned, well-executed spaces with well-developed details. Our methodology embodies unique design sensitivity and allows for a focused approach that is applied in various ways to all of the firm’s projects. The firm is committed to providing noteworthy architecture that responds to its environment while still further engaging the process of design exploration. The multitude of our project scales allows for investigations in details and construction methods unparalleled by most practices. Roger Ferris and Partners have won over 70 regional and national awards and international citations and are recognized as a world leader in both commercial and residential architecture.