We are currently seeking a motivated and team-oriented Technical Designers to work in our Philadelphia, PA location. The Technical Designers must demonstrate leadership qualities and a collaborative approach to the successful production of design and/or construction documents. Candidates should demonstrate experience in all aspects of the design process including Programming, Master Planning, Conceptual, Schematic and Design Development presentations, 3D modeling, and the technical proficiency to successfully implement designs through the CD/CA phases. Responsibilities would include coordination with the client, consultants, and contractors throughout the project.
Participate in the design phase activities by providing expertise in detail development
Participate in all construction phase activities
Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant conditions
Review applicable building and accessibility codes and develop a list of criteria to be reflected in the design documents
Assist the design team by researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent
Prepare construction documents including, but not limited to: demolition plans; partition plans; reflected ceiling plans; telephone/electric/data plans; finish plans; large scale details plans; sections and elevations; detail drawings for millwork and cabinetry; schedules for doors, frames, hardware, architectural finishes and partition types; and construction specifications for all material, finish and product selections
Prepare bidding documents, general conditions and supplemental conditions that are part of the contract documents
Review and process all shop drawing/sample submissions and consult with the Studio Manager, Project Manager, and Project Designer, as appropriate, to ensure that the design intent is being maintained
Participate in the punch list process
Minimum 4+ years of experience
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from an accredited university
Licensure: Registered architects or individuals seeking registration preferred
Expertise in AutoCAD, Revit, SpecLink, Newforma; Sketch Up, Photoshop and InDesign
Aptitude to communicate ideas and direction quickly
Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
We offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, excellent benefits package including; Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts, and more. NELSON is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you feel this may be the career opportunity for you, please apply by clicking the link. Due to the large volume of candidates, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.
NELSON is a global brand experience firm delivering architecture, interior design, graphic design, branding and consulting services, where people work, shop, dine, play, stay, live and heal. We provide our clients with strategic and creative solutions, grounded in meaningful insights, that positively impact their environments. Our integrated service delivery network includes nearly 1,100 Teammates in more than 25 locations, combining collective talent, industry experience, service expertise and geographic reach to deliver projects across the country and around the world.
NELSON is ranked in the top 10 of Interior Design Magazine’s “100 Design Giants” list. NELSON is also ranked in the top 3 firms specializing in workplace interior design. For more information, visit www.NELSONworldwide.com. And, NELSON Chicago was awarded Interior Design Firm of the Year by the 2017 Chicago Commercial Real Estate Awards.