Davis & Davis in Farmington Hills, Michigan is accepting resumes for an Intermediate Project Architect with 5-10 years of experience in the architectural design industry.
Our team is a collaborative and dedicated group of highly-talented individuals. Respect and communication is at the heart of our office dynamic. We promote a healthy work/life balance and ensure your continued growth and success. We invest in our team members because when you succeed, we succeed.
We are seeking a detail-oriented individual who is interested in coordinating and producing construction documents for projects ranging in size and level of detail. This member must be able to understand and work with technical details and is able to oversee and maintain project files, post changes to drawings and specifications, manage and track correspondence between the client, contractor, engineer, and any related trades. A team member that is motivated, focused, friendly and able to effectively collaborate within a project team is essential. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit is required for this position.
This individual must be able to lead and manage the detailed preparation of design and construction documents, incorporating 2D data, materials, drawings, and documents into AutoCAD and/or Revit. They must also be able to perform and complete work on defined segments of a project, after initial and periodic interaction with senior team members and organize their own work efforts within that framework.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and work samples (maximum of 15 mb total) to the email below with the job title in the subject line. Please no hard copies, drop-ins, or telephone calls.
Working with us, you will:
Manage production for assigned projects/accounts; support senior designers/project managers on large projects.
Oversee project scope of services, production, and schedule for assigned projects/accounts.
Prepare, review, and oversee development of architectural drawings under general supervision to meet project requirements.
Independently manage project schedule and operational budget as required for assigned projects/accounts.
Relate building design concepts to building codes, zoning ordinances and other external governing codes in effect.
Consult with manufacturers; research and propose materials and products.
Initiate internal plan reviews, Owner/Client design approvals, and coordinate municipal permit process and other approvals
Actively lead and oversee construction administration including responding to RFI's, preparing sketches and addendums (CCD's), visit construction sites to gather information and/or prepare punch lists.
Bachelors or Masters in Architecture from an accredited college/university
5+ years of related architectural experience with a strong focus on construction documentation desired
Strong organizational and project management skills
High level of organization and attention to detail
Multi-tasking ability and capability to prioritize and manage tasks against deadlines
Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit required
Ability to take direction and collaborate with a team
Strong technical and graphic communication skills
Able to communicate effectively with clients and consultants
Comprehensive understanding of materials, construction processes, and detailing
Advanced knowledge of project design process, construction documentation and administration
Our team is a group of collaborative and highly dedicated design professionals who are enthusiastic about great design and equally committed to establishing successful relationships. Since 1990, we have been creatively transforming interior environments. Our success hinges on our ability to listen to our clients, ask good questions, work together and deliver compelling, timeless design. That service-oriented focus combined with our ability to foster open communication throughout the project is what makes the Davis & Davis design team experts in interior renovation and successful relationships.
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