Architects Alaska is seeking qualified applicants for our next Project Architect Design Professional- to be based in our Anchorage Alaska office! The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of experience on a broad range of market sector building types and work experience with the complete range of architectural services- from programming through all phases of design services, construction administration and project close-out. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, be highly organized, technically proficient, and knowledgeable of building codes and industry standards, while having a strong understanding of building systems and components. Our firm fosters a collaborative environment; therefore, working as a team player is critical to success. The position requires effective oral and written communication with clients, stakeholders, and design team members. Candidate should have excellent visual representation skills for conveying design concepts via both loose and refined design sketches and produced drawings is highly desirable. You will participate in all design stages, helping to lead the design team through the development of contract documents, and following through with construction administrative services. The candidate must coordinate with consultants, write specifications and technical documents, and provide project assistance to the Project Manager and Principal Architect.
The ideal candidate should possess the ability to view the challenges and opportunities that arise from Alaska’s diverse, sometimes extreme, and evolving environment- synthesizing a thoughtful, creative, and informed design response that exemplefies design excellence. Above all, the successful candidate understands the importance of integrity and respect throughout all aspects of professional service and client care.
This is a full-time, long-term position that offers a casual, collaborative work environment, variety of responsibilities, a great potential for knowledge gain, and professional growth with competitive pay and benefits. If you think you have what it takes to join our dynamic team, please send a cover letter detailing your interest as well as your resume.
Minimum 5 years industry experience
Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Architecture
Licensed or on Licensure Track
Ability to work independently
Ability to prioritize work activities and consistently meet deadlines
MS Office Suite
AutoCAD & Revit
Sketch-Up proficiency desired
Additional Salary Information: • Employer insurance including medical and dental, with optional vision, life and disability
• Paid holidays and leave
• 401K retirement plan, with company match after 1 year of fulltime employment
About Architects Alaska
Architects Alaska Inc. is a 25 person, full service architecture firm originally founded in 1950 by Edward Crittenden, FAIA. Today we have offices in Anchorage and Wasilla, AK, and Bozeman, MT. Architects Alaska provides professional design services for a wide range of clients and market sectors- from large corporate clients across to public sector work, and down to small business entities and individual persons. Our services range from master planning and building programming through all phases of building design, through permitting construction, and F.F.E. procurement. Specialty expertise includes Healthcare Design, Educational Facility Design, Aquatic Facility Design, Industrial Facility Design, and Arctic Regions Design. Architects Alaska strives to provide best outcome client care articulated by the recognition that integrity and respect flow through our decisions and actions, informing a team process and made real through the successful resultant building product. We believe architecture is both reflective and responsive to people, place and environment.