April 11, 2018

Project / Design Architect

Christopher J. Longe, AIA
Birmingham, MI
Experience: 1-3 Years

Christopher J. Longe, AIA, located in an historic building in downtown Birmingham, is seeking a Project/Design Architect to assist with the design, planning and Construction Documents for a broad range of Residential, Mixed-Use, Interior, New and Renovation Architectural projects. Candidates must be motivated, able to work in a team environment, have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Summary
Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in architecture with a minimum of 1 to 3 years experience in an architectural practice and have an experienced understanding of and production of Construction Documents. Candidates with an equivalent amount of work experience will be considered.  Technical proficiency and confidence using architectural drafting, modeling and rendering software, such as AutoCAD/ArchiCad, Sketch-Up and Photoshop is required. The ability to freehand sketch is considered an asset.  We welcome a team-oriented individual to add to our firms’ history of success.

Position Project/Design Architect
Location Birmingham, Michigan
Desired Education Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
Primary Responsibilities Seeking an experienced Architect to join our Birmingham Michigan firm. Qualified candidates should have a professional degree in architecture, 1 to 3+ years work experience, and have effective working knowledge of AutoCAD or ArchiCad, Photoshop & Sketch-Up. Strong graphic, verbal communications skills and creativity are important. This position presents the opportunity to get involved with a variety of projects including Mixed-Use, Residential & Commercial typologies.

Essential Functions
 Be able to work in a team environment.
 Research and document code requirements for assigned projects.
 Assist in design development and presentation documents.
 Prepare construction documents.
 Conduct material and product research as required for project development.
 Interface and coordinate design with other engineering disciplines.
 Perform other duties as assigned.
Desired Job Experience
 Professional degree in Architecture
 Registered or working towards an architectural registration is preferred – not required
 Ideal candidate will have experience in designing projects using AutoCAD and Sketch-Up
 Knowledge of applicable codes and guidelines
 Experience in development of Construction Documents
 Good design and presentation skills
 Strong written/verbal communication skills and organizational skills
 Detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible
 Ability to work well with others under demanding schedules and situations

We offer competitive salaries and an enthusiastic environment of professionals dedicated to excellence in planning and design.
Please e-mail your resume and work samples to: cjlonge@cjlongeaia.com