MKSD is seeking forward-thinking problem solver with dynamic big ideas to join our team! A critical part of MKSD’s success is our talented staff members who believe in and live out the MKSD core values: perseverance, selflessness, passion, forward thinking, honesty and progressive thinking.
As a team, we have built a creative culture where everyone is valued, included and empowered. Our values are translated to each client and imbedded in our projects with the purpose of enhancing life. Our practice creates meaningful projects, from transformative renovations to highly complex buildings. Each project’s solution is tailored to the individual needs of our clients and encompasses all phases of planning, design and construction.
Our ideal candidate would share in our passion and is highly motivated, skilled and committed with a positive attitude! Our team currently has an opening for the following positions:
Architectural Project Designer l Intern – MKSD is seeking a team-oriented and hardworking Project Designer, or experienced architectural designer who is competent in all conventional aspects of architecture and interiors. Architectural designer shall be on the path to licensure. Candidates should have a college degree in the field of Architecture (BArch or MArch) or a related building design discipline and 3-5 years of working experience.
Architectural Interns will work under the direction and guidance of a licensed architect / project manager in various activities related to business development, design, and project deliverables. The position requires teamwork and a willingness to learn and develop a high-level skill set in the architectural field.
Candidates should be proficient in the use of computer software, including but not limited to Autodesk Revit Architecture, AutoCAD Architecture, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign. Candidates must be able to perform the following tasks in their job function:
Perform pre-design activities - site and building surveys, draft floor plan backgrounds in BIM, project research
Perform routine architectural assignments in all phases of the project delivery process,
Independently solve problems encountered whenever possible - confirming results with the project architect or partner in charge,
Participate in the architectural design process,
Develop presentation graphics used to communicate concepts to the client or for agency approval,
Create three-dimensional building information models and two-dimensional construction documentation,
Receive technical guidance on unusual or complex issues,
Assist with the lead architect on technical details
Assist with the development and completion of construction drawings,
Perform redline changes and revisions,
Assist with development of project specifications,
Participate in the review of product or shop drawing submittals during the construction phase,
Organize and maintain project files,
Innovate with sustainable products and sustainable architectural approaches and initiatives
Communicate effectively with the firm partners, staff, consultants, and clients
MKSD architects is an Architectural Design Firm. MKSD architects’ services are comprehensive and encompass all phases of planning, design, and construction for new buildings, additions, and renovations and includes interior design and furniture specification.
Our practice experience includes Health Care and Higher Educational Facilities with architectural specialists leading those highly specialized project types. Our portfolio is rounded out with K-12 projects including private, public and charter; recreational facilities; municipal facilities; religious facilities; commercial buildings and fitouts; retail and hospitality facilities; and office buildings and spaces.
If you are interested in joining our team, please send resume and work examples to:
Jill P. Hewes, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, Partner l MKSD architects