Project Designer is an entry-level position with a broad range of duties depending upon the level of experience. It is a training position for unlicensed architectural school graduates, intent on developing the skills necessary to adequately perform the job of a Project Architect. The basic requirements of the position involve performing various production oriented and project administrative tasks. A Project Designer may be working toward licensure.
A Project Designer will primarily work under the supervision of a Project Architect but may also work directly with a Project Manager or Principal depending on the size of the project. Designers may also work on a variety of project types and for different Project Architects or Project Managers.
- Working under the direction of a Project Architect or Project Manager, execute general production and project administrative tasks. Primarily this will involve the preparation of working documents.
- Attend project team, client meetings, and site meetings as necessary.
- Assist the Project Architect or Project Manager to maintain project files, specifically CAD files.
- Prepare presentation drawings, models as appropriate.
- Prepare schematic design drawings, models and renderings, working drawings and specifications.
- Assist in project coordination.
- Take initiative to learn new skills and gain exposure to all aspects of project work.
- Familiarize self with and adhere to CWB project standards.
- First professional degree – B.Arch or M.Arch (recommended but not required).
- Any work experience a plus including construction experience.
- General ability to draw and visualize in 3-dimensions.
- Working knowledge of Photoshop, Vectorworks (CAD), and Microsoft Office.
- Ability to draw by hand, render or make models is a plus.
- Demonstrated desire to continue professional development and learn new skills necessary to project advancement.
- General ability to show good judgment, common sense, readily ask questions, execute work quickly, listen, and take direction.
Salary shall be commensurate with experience.