Simons Architects is an innovative, high-performance design studio located in Portland, Maine that values excellent design, teamwork, attention to detail, hard work, and creative problem solving. We believe that well-designed buildings do more than resolve spatial programs; they enhance the human experience.
Who we are hoping to find:
A collaborative, creative, self-motivated hard-working architect or architectural designer to join our team
Position: Architect/ Architectural Designer
Experience Level: 3-7 years
Ideal candidate will have:
3-7 years of experience in high quality design firm
An education in architectural design – BS, BArch or MArch
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Ability to work in small teams with efficiency and flexibility
Strong Revit, AutoCad, Adobe Suite, and Sketch-up skills
Knowledge of LEED, Passivhaus, Living Building Challenge desirable
Experience with institutional and commercial projects helpful
Positive attitude; ability to problem-solve
Many members of our team are currently working remotely, some are working in the office on a part-time basis, others are in the office full time (with Covid protocols and safety measures in place). Remote work is a possibility for this position initially; ideally the candidate will office in Portland, Maine area at some point in the future.
Scott Simons Architects was established in 1995. Over the years the firm has evolved to its present form, a multi-disciplinary firm providing architectural, landscape
architectural, planning and interior design services for a broad range of clients in the United States.
Based in Portland, Maine, the firm is well known for innovative solutions to design
challenges, large and small. Our guiding principle is to design spaces of exceptional beauty and substance. We love challenges and are known for our projects that combine site planning, master planning and combinations of new buildings with renovated and historic buildings. We have a strong ability to envision future facility and space needs and to create sustainable design solutions that add lasting value for owners and their communities.
Our office is organized as an open design studio. Members of the design team are
involved at all stages of each project, from initial planning and conceptualization through completed construction and occupancy. We extend this working method to our interactions with our clients, encouraging them to share their ideas and suggestions at every opportunity. A team approach is created for thoughtful... design, careful attention to the budget, quality construction, and an overall commitment to excellence.
We bring a unique design approach to all our projects. We balance listening and
leading with depth of inquiry. Our goal is to stimulate imaginations and encourage rigorous investigation. We search for solutions that will support the goals and visions of our clients. We provide leadership, guidance, and technical expertise to insure that the final building product is true to our clients’ intentions and supports their mission, programs, and highest aspirations.