Charleston-based, award winning, Anderson Studio of Architecture and Design is seeking a talented and enthusiastic creative to join our experienced team as a Staff Architect. The ideal individual will connect with our company values, and will have an accredited architectural degree and a working knowledge of classical/historically inflected architecture. While we prefer a minimum of three years of experience in the profession; we seek an individual who will demonstrate keen analytical and problem solving skills and a desire to grow in a positive, collaborative and flexible work environment.
The right Staff Architect will have the ability to produce drawings for all design phases; conceptual through construction documents with thorough technical detailing and notation. Having familiarity with design processes and checklists, you’ll be able to balance demands on multiple projects at various stages of development.
This position will receive direct support from a lead Project Manager. The Staff Architect will be responsible for:
Exhibiting the company’s core values and communicating thoroughly and effectively with all staff, clients and partners.
Reading and understanding contract/proposal scope of services and assisting in coordination of all deliverables.
Having a clear knowledge of zoning ordinances and building codes, with experience in research of the same.
Proactively self monitoring the design process, planning solutions, construction documents and construction administration by comparing the progress of the work to the schedule and budgeted hours for each task.
Maintaining BIM/CAD efficiency and BIM/CAD document files.
The Staff Architect must be passionate about the impact of design on people’s lives and thrive on developing architectural solutions to complex problems with our team of like-minded professionals. Every project is collaborative with our clients, involving consultants, engineers, and contractors very early in the process, and our approach is personal. We aim to provide a uniquely custom experience to each of our clients while building lasting relationships that are based on mutual respect and trust. Excellent communication and listening skills are essential.
Anderson Studio of Architecture and Design is an Architecture and Interior Design Studio known for high-end custom residential design and select bespoke hospitality projects. With close proximity to Kiawah Island, our Charleston studio practices within multiple styles in a luxury market near and afar, proudly held to the highest of standards. We are dedicated to a shared vision heavily rooted in historical architectural style while embracing influences of modern design. For additional information about our firm and examples of our work, please visit our website at www.theandersonstudio.com.
All inquiries are strictly confidential. For immediate consideration, qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio, including design work and construction documents samples, in PDF format to email@example.com, with ‘Staff Architect’ as the subject line. Please note submissions must not exceed 5MB. (No phone calls or drop-ins, please.)
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, and Personal Time)
The Anderson Studio is comprised of global travelers, reveling in the discoveries they bring to bear on every aspect of our luxurious designs. These experiences reveal different ways of living and the inextricable link between architecture and interior design. Unique customs and cultures offer insight and similarities across the human experience that is translated into fine architecture and interior design—each molded to meet the needs and desires of every individual client.
We believe our clients are critical as the most interesting and valuable component of our design process. Their preferences, inclinations, goals and dreams set the trajectory for exploration and discovery. While Anderson Studio’s design philosophy is heavily influenced by classicism and modernism, direct awareness of regional traditions and study of place ensure our designs root themselves into the fabric of their location. We seek visionary clientele and believe through applied collaboration, our architects and designers can devise custom luxury homes catered to each client's unique dreams.