IPG, Incorporated is actively seeking a highly motivated Architect for employment in Valdosta, Georgia. The IPG Office is approximately 20 miles north of the GA/FL state line and right off I-75. Valdosta is 2 hours from the beach; 1.5 hours from Tallahassee, FL; 2 hours from Jacksonville, FL; and 3 hours from the Atlanta Airport. Valdosta is located within Lowndes County and has much to offer. From the Wild Adventures Theme park where you and your family can ride rollercoasters, play at the waterpark, and attend concerts; to Valdosta’s very own Brewery, which IPG helped design. Valdosta is home to Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta State University, Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Georgia Military College. Lowndes County has choices for both public and private schools. Valdosta is also the host of the annual Azalea City Festival, and Hahira (a city 10 minutes north of the office) hosts the annual Honeybee Festival. Both festivals include live music, arts and craft vendors, food, and much more! During the spring and summer months you can go to a farmer’s market or go to one of the you-pick produce farms in the area to get fresh fruits and vegetables. Valdosta is a great city to work in and an even better city to live in due to its centralized location. For more information go to https://visitvaldosta.org/
IPG is an open-office environment with cooperative efforts and value input from everyone on the team. IPG values and strives to create a positive quality of life for individuals. IPG also values family and tries to bring employees and his/her family together for day long excursions, dinner, or small get togethers.
Primary responsibilities will range from drafting to full project management/construction administration with close interaction with clients and the A/E team. Other responsibilities will be dependent upon education, skill level, and experience of the candidate. The right candidate will have a professional demeanor, will be highly organized, exceptionally skilled in drafting, AutoCAD, and Revit, and be capable of thriving under pressure. Must be a self-starter and team player.
Education: Bachelor of Architecture degree preferred
Licenses and Certifications: Registered Architect license preferred
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Two or more years of related professional experience required
Assist in preparation of designs, sketches, schematic drawings, and final working drawings
Ability to write and edit specifications and have experience with codes, agencies and industry standards
Able to attend site visits when necessary
Ability to do research on other material options or alternate building methods to determine the best solution for the Client
Must be self-motivated, dependable, detail oriented, highly organized and efficient with time
Ability to collaborate with others and communicate clearly in writing
Skills: Revit and AutoCAD required; SketchUp; Office Suite including Outlook email; Adobe Creative Suite preferred; Lumion
About IPG Architects & Planners
We have proudly been serving clients as IPG, Incorporated since 1976, but the firms chronology dates back to 1956. Located in Valdosta, Georgia, we offer comprehensive programming, planning, design, and construction administration services to governmental agencies throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. IPG Specializes in the design of facilities for Federal, State, County/Municipal agencies and private sector clients. The project base of the firm includes K-12 schools, colleges, universities, health/recreational facilities, libraries, offices, medical facilities, military installations, correctional facilities, master planning, and facility programming. From new design and additions, to renovations and master planning, our Architects have the experience and expertise to assess, prioritize, and provide design solutions for the wants and needs of our clients.
IPG is fully committed to the creative process for each project design. The end product should not only meet specific needs but also positively respond to and illuminate the most critical goal and objective of the project. With this in mind
IPG’s designs reflect the functional and aesthetic vision of our clients. IPG... has been proven in this area as evidence by design awards and, more importantly, the retention of long-standing, repeat clients whose trust we place as our highest priority. Our design teams work collaboratively, from early planning through project completion. Expert space planning and interior design work, coupled with superior architectural solutions, produce environments where the inside and outside work in harmony. IPG offers the latest in leading-edge technology and Building Information Modeling Software.