• Full Time
  • Berkeley
  • Years of Experience: Array

Website Fischer Architecture

Fischer Architecture is a small practice in West Berkeley currently seeking a candidate with 3-5 years work experience in an architecture firm to join us on a full time basis. We offer a relaxed workplace setting and culture, with the promise of providing challenging professional development opportunities. We work collaboratively on all projects, and our entire team takes on a variety of responsibilities during all project phases. We specialize in single family residential design, however do find the occasional commercial project among our commissions.

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience
  • Paid time off
  • Summer hours (half day Fridays)
  • 401k/Profit Sharing
  • Healthcare

Required Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will:

  • posses a degree in architecture
  • have working knowledge of:
    • At least one CAD program (Vectorworks a plus, not critical, but easy to learn)
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Microsoft Office
    • SketchUp and Rhino (or 3d modeling software)
    • 3d printing as well as conventional model making
    • Mac Platform (a plus, not critical, but easy to learn)
  • be passionate about solving problems, resourceful, motivated, and willing to support a project from the conceptual stages through construction
  • have well-rounded architectural project experience commensurate with AIA definition for the Architect / Designer I position, including architectural documentation, drawing management, code and technical research, project management, consultant coordination, and construction administration
  • be able to think three-dimensionally and have strong graphic skills and sensibilities; posses capable and thoughtful verbal and writing skills
  • have experience working in a team, ideally having supervised and/or mentored junior staff; be comfortable taking direction as well as working independently
  • be a professional, able to work in an organized manner, even when the pace gets a bit quick
  • be honest and a good communicator, be comfortable asking for help and taking constructive criticism, as well as feel comfortable expressing their own opinions and ideas
  • enjoy contributing to our fun and supportive office culture
  • have a vehicle in order to travel independently to project sites

Applications

Please email your resume, examples of working drawings you’ve authored, references, and any other relevant items you think would help demonstrate your meeting of the qualifications in PDF form to: info@fischerarchitecture.com
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