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Chicago, USA
Project architect
at d+k

D+k is looking for a project architect to join its firm in Chicago, Illinois.

Company profile

Boutique design firm d+k, which specialises in hospitality/restaurant, medical, office, higher education and residential design, is looking for a highly motivated, career minded, full-time project architect with five-eight years’ experience to join our growing team. All candidates must have an accredited architectural degree, the ability to lead a project, strong communication skills and the ability to express ideas graphically. The ideal candidate must be ready to work in a fast-pace, collaborative environment to support team through development of sketches, presentation and construction drawings. All candidates must be extremely proficient in developing a set of drawings in Revit and efficient in Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office. Hand sketching and/or computer rendering skills are preferred. Resume & portfolio should be sent using the ‘apply’ link below.

We are also accepting resumes & portfolios for intern architects with two-four years’ experience. Put ‘Intern Architect position’ in the subject line.

Responsibilities will include:

  • lead a project from conception through completion
  • manage and delegate to team members
  • communicate with clients, consultants and contractors
  • develop sets of drawings using Revit
  • field verification and drawing of existing conditions
  • code and zoning research
  • assist in developing design
  • assist in developing presentation drawings using the Adobe Suite and other graphic programs
  • assist with client presentations
  • assist in the coordination with consultants
  • attend site meetings
  • assist in the review of submittals

Required skills:

  • accredited architectural degree
  • five-eight years’ experience
  • motivated, organised, self-starter with the ability to drive a project to completion
  • extremely proficient in Revit
  • proficient in AutoCAD
  • efficient in the Adobe Suite (InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop)
  • computer rendering skills are preferred
  • strong written & verbal communication skills
  • hand sketching ability is a plus
  • efficient in Microsoft Office
  • LEED accreditation is a plus