CCY is looking for a talented and passionate Job Captain with 4-7 years of experience, to join our collaborative culture in the Rocky Mountains!
WHO WE ARE
Located in Basalt, Colorado (outside of Aspen), CCY Architects has built a diverse portfolio of high-performance designs ranging from new communities and experiential hospitality to custom residences. Our commitment to building performance is derived from our own intrinsic values, as well as a forward-thinking approach to our firm’s future.
Design is our passion – we live and breathe it. We specialize in creating inspired, original design solutions that connect people to place, nature, and each other in meaningful, memorable ways. Our attention to design and detail has consistently resulted in award-winning buildings which are welcomed into their communities.
CCY is a nimble, 35-plus person firm, priding itself on a collaborative team design approach and a culture of health and wellbeing. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of the great outdoors in which we live. Because we are passionate designers who work together, we rely on our team members to be agile and flexible, humble but driven, with a client focused mindset.
POSITION WITHIN THE TEAM A Job Captain at CCY produces design and production documents and is expected to provide knowledgeable input on a range of project elements. The Job Captain must demonstrate an understanding of the construction industry and have a developing discernment of exemplary architectural design and an appropriate level of documentation. They must demonstrate the ability to produce portions of the work (design sketches and graphics, construction documents and details, etc.) with sufficient competence to assume direct responsibility for accuracy and quality. The candidate must interact effectively with the project team and be able to generate visual and functional design. Limited client contact is anticipated. The Job Captain will set their own personal goals and request tasks to broaden their experience.
Strong communication skills with an ability to work in a team environment
Exemplary organizational and leadership skills
Exceptionally strong design and graphic abilities
Work in close collaboration with Project Manager
Creation of renderings, walk-throughs, and other presentation materials
Development of elevations, sections, details, and schedules
Coordination of work with engineers and other consultants
Construction phase responsibilities, including submittal and RFI reviews and site visits
Develop technical specifications for sustainability goals
Sustainability administration – duties for both design and construction contracts spanning from credit inception through documentation, including reports, tracking updates and submittals.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
CCY Architects offers multiple benefits and compensation to our full-time employees. Some of these include but are not limited to:
Health Insurance: Paid 100% of premium.
Vision and Dental Paid at 65% of premium.
401K Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
Medical Disability Insurance
Short Term Disability Insurance
4-7 years of applied professional work experience
An NAAB accredited professional degree in architecture
An understanding of how to put a full set of documents together
Exceptionally strong graphic, written and verbal communication skills
Extensive experience with consultant management and coordination between scopes
Extensive detailing experience
REVIT literacy is required
Fluent in Bluebeam, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), SketchUp, Microsoft Office Suite, and both hand and digital sketching and rendering techniques
Working technical knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures
INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH US? For consideration, please introduce yourself by emailing us your cover letter, resume, and examples of work (as a single PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org and insert JOB CAPTAIN within the subject line.
About CCY Architects
CCY Architects is a progressive and sustainably minded architecture firm located in the Aspen valley. A leading and award-winning architecture firm, CCY takes a modernist approach to create inspiring spaces for boutique hospitality and commercial projects, as well as exceptional residential work, both national and abroad.
The success of Cottle Carr Yaw's (CCY) philosophy and regionally-responsive design has been recognized by over 150 design awards, including the AIA's Firm of the Year for the US Western Mountain Region, and has been featured in over 50 publications including Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Dezeen, ArchDaily, Robb Report, Mountain Living, LUXE, and Town & Country.