Paradigm 3 Architecture is a 12-person design studio located in the eclectic college town and mountain mecca of Missoula, Montana. Our culture is low-stress, flexible and design driven. We are looking for a Project Designer to contribute to both our creative and production work. This position will be responsible for planning and designing layouts of buildings, converting designs, sketches, ideas, and descriptions into conceptual images and technical drawings. Architectural designers utilize digital drafting tools to create 3D models under the direct supervision of licensed Architects and interact with clients to gather design requirements.
Preparing for and participating in client and project team meetings
Modeling, drafting, and detailing architectural designs from Concept Design through Construction Administration using computer aided drafting (CAD) software
Reworking and modifying designs based on comments and reviews
Research, verify, and select appropriate materials, fixtures, equipment, hardware, and other components
Review project documents for quality assurance.
Coordinating with consultants, contractors, clients and city officials, as well as engineering and specialty consultants
Recognizes, analyzes, and makes timely, critical, and cost-effective decisions
Conducting on-site construction observations and documenting existing conditions
Provide support for any task required for the successful completion of the project
Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Paid Time Off
Simple IRA with Employer Contribution
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent graphic presentation, verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in Revit. SketchUp and other 3D modeling skills
Experience working with a project team and consultants from design through construction documents and construction
Bachelor's degree in Architecture or another related field
Strong creative design ability, strong organizational skills, and ability to consistently meet deadlines
Strong critical thinking skills, an ability to carry out design concept to realization
Ability to multi-task while maintaining a high level of detail and accuracy
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent technical skills
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) preferred
Strong working knowledge of Enscape and Lumion preferred
We do kick-ass work for kick-ass Clients. We are earnest, honest and independent.
Paradigm 3 Architecture delivers high quality project design and management for a wide spectrum of projects out of our offices in Missoula, Montana and Jackson, Wyoming. We approach every project with a user-centered design philosophy. We develop creative solutions to problems by including the client perspective throughout the entire problem-solving process. This collaborative approach results in award winning designs that distill the client's desires into a cohesive, functional and inspiring solution.