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Project Designer

Posted Wednesday, June 5


Core States Group




Summary of Position: As the Project Designer, you will be responsible for designing and drafting architectural projects under the guidance of Project Architects/Project Managers.
As part of a multi-disciplined firm, you will be coordinating with MEP, Site/Civil, and Structural Engineers, as well as Construction Project Managers. You will be responsible for the production of architectural construction documents while adhering to client requirements, code requirements and site adjustments.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: • Assist with design tasks and reports under the direction of senior staff. • Conduct site feasibility research and site visit investigations. Generate reports and recommendations based on findings. • Assist in maintaining task budgets. • Coordinate and assist with addendums, RFIs, and change orders. • Assist in coordinating the work of a multi-disciplined team throughout the design development and contract document phases of a project. • Assist senior staff with the project approval process. • Organize and maintain project files. • Maintain documentation for billable hours. • Demonstrate an understanding of basis of design. • Demonstrate an understanding of codes.

Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture required, Master’s degree a plus • 2-5 years of architecture production, preferably with commercial projects such as retail or restaurants. 

Skills/Abilities • Software: AutoCAD, MS Office, Photoshop, and Adobe; Revit and SketchUp a plus. Please do not be concerned if you do not meet every requirement. Studies have shown that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every qualification.

At Core States we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you are excited about this role, but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.