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Our work aims to leverage individual opportunities to create something greater: positive urban and social change. We are a fast-paced and results-driven firm and are always looking for people that share our passion. With offices in Boston, New York City, San Francisco, and Hong Kong. Our work includes high-profile architectural, urban design, and interior design projects at a range of scales.
Our Boston studio is currently seeking a creative and multifaceted Intermediate Architectural Designer with at least 6 years of post-graduate professional experience and strong to expert Revit skills. The intermediate designer should have demonstrated prior experience conceiving design concepts, excellent graphical representation of same, and have meaningfully participated developing these through Schematic and Design Development phases. Responsible experience with developing portions of one or more projects in Construction Documents a plus. The individual will have the opportunity to work on projects with a high level of design in collaboration with senior team members and the opportunity to mentor junior staff. Our practice encourages open design dialogue and participation among all our team members to create a fluid and collaborative environment.
We expect applicants to reside in the Boston area or are willing to relocate immediately.
Perform zoning analysis and building code analysis
Perform Schematic Design including programming, layout spaces, and building massing
Perform Design Development including detailed layout of spaces and development of exterior façade design and details
Coordinate with mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural engineers in addition to other technical consultants
Create Construction Documents including exterior and interior details design and documentation with structural and mechanical/electrical/plumbing coordination
Coordinate specifications for construction details and materials
Perform Construction Administration including reviewing submittals (shop drawings, product data, and samples) to deliver initial design intent
Perform project management tasks for specific projects as assigned
Meet with clients and consultants
Review renderings and Revit models done by junior designers and interns
Professional degree in Architecture
6+ years of post-graduate professional experience required, preferably in multi-family residential, commercial, and/or life-sciences
Revit proficiency & experience managing model and coordination with multiple consultants
Experience with AutoCAD, Bluebeam Revu, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), and MS Office preferred
3-D modeling and rendering experience preferred (Rhino, Grasshopper, Enscape)
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple, tight deadlines and work on various projects concurrently
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Highly organized and detail-oriented team-player
Excellent graphic presentation, verbal and written communication skills
Strong critical thinking skills, an ability to carry out design concept to realization
Please submit your cover letter, resume and samples of work in PDF formats.
We want your energy, proactiveness, and collaborative mindset to support our growing firm! Our office provides full benefits, including: health benefits, competitive PTO, 401(K), reimbursement and mentoring for ARE exams, and Whiteboard Groups. What are Whiteboard Groups? Check them out here! https://handelarchitects.com/firm/people-and-culture
Handel Architects was founded in 1994 with a commitment to making cities better places to live. We believe that architecture and design matter, and that through our work, we can make a positive difference in the world. We strive to create buildings that are not just things in themselves, but serve as catalysts for positive urban and social change.
With over 200 architects and designers in New York, San Francisco, Boston, and Hong Kong, our work encompasses projects like the National September 11 Memorial, urban infrastructure and master planning projects, high-density mixed-use developments, multi-family projects across all income bands, hotels, corporate headquarters, and buildings for non-profit, institutional and educational clients around the world.