With primary supervision from the Director of Design and from Senior Project Architects, takes responsibility for executing a variety of diagrammatic, conceptual, schematic and technical tasks on projects of various sizes.
Essential Job Functions:
Possess/demonstrates the graphic ability to produce existing building as-builts and develop architectural building backgrounds.
Possess/demonstrates superior 3D capabilities: 3d max, form z, sketch up, Rhino; experience with Grasshopper a plus.
Possess/demonstrates the knowledge and ability to set-up project AutoCAD files per client or office standards. Leads the AutoCAD coordination efforts between departments. Functions as the “CAD Captain.”
Accurately produces construction documents based on direction from the lead Project Architect. Plan mini-sheet work plans as directed by the Project Architect.
Assists in preparation of schematics design documents.
Carry out specific design tasks (site planning studies, elevational studies, stairs, toilet room layouts, etc.) and carry out technical tasks (building sections, wall sections, special details, etc.).
Perform Space Planning for medium and large size projects.
Assists in programming sessions, preparation of programming documents and presentation materials. Participates in design charrettes.
Undertake in-house construction administration duties (basic submittal review).
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture; Master’s preferred.
Registered Architect preferred.
10+ years of commercial, corporate, institutional and related architectural experience.
Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and Microsoft Office. Familiar with ProjectWise.
Ghafari is a global engineering, architecture, process design, consulting, and construction services firm driven to understand and meet the distinct needs of every client. By blending insight with technological innovation, we help clients elevate their efficiency, sustainability, and impact.