Good understanding of building Design & Construction Industry Standards & Methods.
Creative Design Skills & understanding of Basic Design Skills.
The Architectural Designer will be responsible for completing the following tasks in their day-to-day job function:
Create three-dimensional building information modeling and two-dimensional construction documentation using specialized software programs.
Perform redline changes and revisions.
Assist in the streamlining of the architectural design process from conceptual design through overall completion of projects.
Assist with the contract administration responsibilities.
Scan, copy, print and transmit original working drawings of current projects.
Organize and maintain project files.
Assist architects in construction drawings of building projects and other construction projects involving offices, manufacturing facilities, retail, education, healthcare, etc.
Participate in the architectural design process and develop alternative solutions and presentation graphics used to communicate concepts to the client or for agency approval.
Participate in the development of project specifications from master specifications.
Participation in the review of product or shop drawing submittals during the construction phase
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
BA, BS or MS Degree in a related field of architecture, marketing, sales, business or construction, technology and/or management; or one to two years of related industry experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Canidate may or may not be a Licensed Architect.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
Ability and understanding to design buildings of all types using CAD Software in both 2D and 3D environments.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to organize and put together presentations which describe the designs which are created.
Bilingual is an advantage but not required.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Basic understanding of Building Structural Systems and how sizing is calculated by structural engineer.
Basic understanding of Mechanical & Electrical Systems and how they are integrated into a basic building design concept.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to develop a building design from concept to construction drawings and understand construction trades to organize design in a constructible format.
Ability to understand and process client information into a graphic format during live programming sessions with clients and to develop project goals and objectives related to a building’s use and functionality.
Basic personal skills including phone, email, word processing, spreadsheet and graphics, internet, Power Point and other industry related CAD and design software programs.
Internal: Direct Reports, Operations, Corporate Customer Service, Inventory, Marketing and Senior Management
External: Customers, Clients, Prospects and Referral Channels
Fluency with the German Language will be considered a Plus Factor for this position.
BS Arch, B Arch. or MS Arch, experience working in an Architectural Office is a plus.
Context Design Group, LLC was formed to provide clients with totally integrated design and planning services to align their facility and business objectives. At Context, we understand that your building environment must respond to your operational objectives- we call it process-focused design. Our responsive and flexible way of doing business allows us to analyze, understand and prioritize the “big picture” objectives of your organization.
At Context Design Group, no detail is insignificant as we develop targeted solutions for the creation of a process building and operational master plan to fit your business environment. Using proven programming techniques, analysis methodology and design processes, we help our clients visualize and understand how their facility should respond to the changing needs of their business.
We are unparalleled in our understanding of the interrelationship of your business’ facility, process and organization. Our strategic services provide the necessary link to allow your company to refine its operating philosophy and create a streamlined operational structure for the future.