Competitive benefits including an employer matched 401k, profit sharing, health insurance, dental, vision, PTO, paid Holiday break,
3 openings available.
We are seeking a Project Architect/Designer to lead design and documentation teams in our Chicago office.
Recent design and documentation experience in hospitality and residential projects is preferred. Candidate must be a team player and enjoy an in-person collaborative studio environment. Candidate must be able to work with the firms Principals and senior leadership to develop project designs, manage consultant teams, maintain design and production schedules and oversee field execution in Chicago and national markets. Proven experience in providing innovative solutions to unusually complex problems; resolving conflicts between varying approaches; exerting influence in the development of overall objectives and long-range goals of an organization; significantly impacting decisions within a project is preferred.
Key Skills and Duties
Design and Management:
Requires application of diversified knowledge of architectural principles in broad areas of assignment
Consistently manage time of own assignments and effectively coordinates with project team and across disciplines
Growing experience in contact with client equivalent level managers and client representatives concerning such issues as projects design, coordination and execution.
Interfaces in a professional manner with clients to represent the project.
Ability to assist in workshops and meetings.
Ability to develop innovative solutions and present sound design alternatives.
Work in a multi-discipline environment sharing and coordinating work to meet the project goals. Ability to coordinate effectively with Building Services and Structural disciplines
General knowledge of and ability to assist in the production of design materials required for client presentations
Comfortable bridging between both technical and design teams. Works closely with other team members and the firm’s Principals
Familiarity with U.S. Standards and Codes.
The firm’s principle software includes AutoCad, Revit, SketchUp, and Enscape and other enhancing plugins
Requirement of 6-12 years experience with Hospitality, Large-Scale Mixed-use, Residential or High-rise Projects.
Experience in Architectural Design, Production Drawings, Design Reviews and Design Team Management.
Architectural Registration desired.
Sound practical design skills as part of project team and interface with firm management
Skilled in coordinating the work of multiple staff and consultants
Proficiency in Revit a must. AutoCAD experience a plus. Experience in Enscape, Lumion and Sketchup also a plus
GREC Architects is a highly regarded design, architectural, and master planning firm specializing in Hospitality, Multi-family Residential, Commercial Interiors and Public Sector projects. With our primary office in Chicago we are well positioned to meet the needs of growing markets.
GREC is a diverse and creative team of architects and designers, utilizing state-of-the-art technology to provide our clients with compelling design thru responsive service. We pride ourselves on solid, compelling designs and complete client satisfaction.