June 1, 2018

Architectural Designer

TowerPinkster
Kalamazoo, MI
Experience: 1-3 Years

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career! TowerPinkster, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Michigan, is looking for a talented Architectural Designer. This position will assist design team members in compiling conceptual and schematic design and executing details. Produce renderings and 3D visuals to convey client design intent. Participate in document and clarification efforts. Must have a learning mindset and a willingness to complete different tasks across all disciplines. Take the initiative to gain the learning through completion of the IDP process, gaining a holistic approach to the Architecture field.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
 Understand project team expectations throughout each phase, Programming, Concept Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Development and Construction Administration
 Perform the coordination efforts with project team in creation of architectural design documents
 Assist design team and project coordination team in the detailing, model building, and illustration of documents
 Attend meetings to understand established goals and objectives for the project(s)
 Support project team to learn the architectural design components and construction document design. Suggestion solutions throughout the learning process
 Gain experience in the field learning construction administration
 Continue to refine design and technical skills
 Continue to gain confidence with each project completion

POSITION COMPETENCIES
 Integrity and Trust
 Commitment to Excellence
 Teamwork
 Communication Skills
 Planning and Organization
 Creativity
 Initiative
 Technology Focus

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
 Minimum Four Year Accredited Degree in Architecture
 Five or Six year Master’s preferred
 Plan for completion of IDP process preferred
 Minimum of one year of experience post graduate, three years preferred
 LEED GA or AP accreditation preferred
 Able to show technical ability
 Able to sketch and draw
 Use of REVIT with ability to show design proficiency

Additional rendering or visualization software experience preferred

POSITION LOCATION
This is a full-time position located in Kalamazoo Michigan.

TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have more than 100 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. TowerPinkster received the 2018 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for Award and the 2016 Best Firm Award from Zweig Group. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster’s exciting and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it!

Our Vision: A diverse, talent-based firm sought after in expanding markets.
Our Mission: Design leaders who create unique environments with clients and communities.

www.towerpinkster.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer