Workshop: Architecture is expanding and we are recruiting a Designer to meet our growing demands. As the Designer, you will be exposed to the entire life cycle of a project from initial client meetings to design to documentation to construction observation. The Designer will be asked to participate in our collaborative design process while also executing on the details of our clients’ visions.
The ideal candidate will be someone who is passionate about design and is looking to improve the performance of clients through creative collaboration and break through ideas. If you are looking for an experience that will increase your mastery of the craft of architecture and that is very hands-on, then this opportunity may be the right fit for you.
Prepare presentation drawings and construction documents under the supervision of the firm principal and/or Project Architect.
Plan designs and finishes with maximum energy and resource efficiency in mind.
Meet, both as a team with clients, consultants, contractors, and trades people on an ongoing basis to discuss plans, designs, and timelines.Listen and communicate the design intent effectively with all parties.
Incorporate agreed-upon changes into project documents and meet assigned deadlines.
Perform field measurements of existing structures and/or construction observations.
Utilize provided software (Adobe Suite, ArchiCAD, etc.) to perform all work tasks and be able to learn new software, as needed, to remain competitive in the industry.
Bachelor of Architecture from an accredited school of Architecture.
Be ready to actively work towards licensure.
Strong visual literacy and understanding of fundamental design principles.
High level of integrity and professionalism.
Self-motivated and with a willingness and desire to learn about all aspects of Architecture.
Strong team player that is collaborative and focused on the best outcome/design for client.
Ability to identify a problem, gauge proficiency, and ask the right questions.
Detail oriented individual, not afraid to "roll up your sleeves" and get involved in the fine, and at times, tedious details.
Strong time management skills, comfortable working in a deadline driven environment.
Ability to quickly establish rapport with clients.
Individual must have a valid driver’s license and available transportation.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check.
Desired Job Qualifications:
Experience with the Apple OS.
Software experience with the Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign)
Experience with ArchiCAD (BIM) is preferred but not required.
LEED Accredited professional and/or interest in pursuing.
About Workshop: Architecture
Workshop: Architecture is an architectural practice in Chattanooga, Tennessee committed to high quality modern design. We serve primarily the residential and commercial markets. Workshop: Architecture considers architecture to be a craft – one that is learned through study, and that requires hands-on practice and attention to detail to succeed. Our work environment is collaborative on all levels. Our goal is to make our clients more successful, the built environment more beautiful, and to make healthier connections between the man-made and natural worlds.
We offer competitive compensation on top of various benefits including paid time off and paid holidays, as well as support for the Architectural Registration Exam (ARE), home state annual license renewals, and membership dues for the AIA.