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Architectural Designer #2019

Posted Wednesday, July 28


Ayres Associates


Outside Minnesota

Salary / Compensation

Based on experience, tbd


The Role of the Architectural Designer: We are seeking a motivated, flexible, and cooperative Architectural Designer who has the passion to problem solve and utilize creativity to shape innovative, unique designs that translate to meaningful project documents. Strong technical skills, creative thinking, proficiency in Revit and/or BIM software, and your ability to effectively solve problems in a team environment will allow you to succeed.

On any given day, you’ll: ◦Create drawings, designs, and layouts complying with local, state, and federal codes/ordinances, and industry regulations for buildings. ◦Participate/collaborate with project teams to create designs and plans for all phases of project delivery ◦Coordinate architectural drawings with all trades related to building design. ◦Create design and construction documents and details using Revit for projects of varying size and complexity. ◦Prepare presentation and design drawings and details. ◦Gather the necessary measurements, dimensions, and perform other routine calculations for design layouts. ◦Rework and modify designs based on comments and reviews from project managers, consultants, and clients. ◦Participate, along with Project Manager and/or Project Architect, in client meetings to discuss the design requirements for new construction, alterations, or renovations/repairs. ◦Ensure design specifications align with architectural project design. Required Qualifications: ◦Associate’s or bachelor’s degree from an accredited Architectural or Engineering program (or similar accredited program) ◦1-2 years of architectural project experience. (Project experience beyond 5 years may be considered an exception to educational degree requirement) ◦Proficiency in Revit. ◦Knowledge of architectural project processes related to coordination, workflow, project approvals, construction detailing, materials, methods, and codes. ◦A willingness to travel within Wisconsin on an as needed basis. ◦Valid driver’s license with a good driving record. Desired skills and experiences: ◦3-D modeling proficiency including Lumion, SketchUp, V-Ray, Blender, 3DS Max, and Revit. ◦Proficiency in Microsoft office suite of programs, Autodesk collaboration and coordination software, BIM360, and Bluebeam ◦Ability to work independently, as well as, collaboratively as a team member. ◦Proven experience with a variety of building types and market sectors. ◦Excellent communication and organizational skills, a client service focus. ◦Be active in civic and/or professional organizations. ◦Ability to foster an environment that lends itself to allowing staff to feel competent, supported, and driven toward career development.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, People with Disabilities


Danielle Kretz