At Haila ASP we work together for a common purpose and don’t let individual egos get in the way of team success; the best idea wins! We challenge ourselves to stay innovative, creative, and progressive while maintaining a good work/life balance with a fun and highly flexible workplace with generous benefits. We make other people’s lives better by improving their built environment. Whether for an individual, an organization, or a community our higher purpose to serve others with our skills and experience is at the center of what we do. How we interact and help those people will set us apart from our competition. If you are interested in making a real difference in people’s lives, join us!
Haila Architecture, Structure, Planning, Ltd., located in Ames, Iowa, is a full-service architecture and structural design firm with clients throughout Iowa and the central Midwest. Considering our projected growth, we are expanding our team. We are seeking to fill a full-time registered (or soon to be registered) architect position with a minimum of three years of experience. Below is a list of duties to be performed and a list of requirements and qualifications expected of candidates.
Participating in all aspects of a design project collaborative delivery process including early client interaction, discovery and design, project documentation and bid procurement, and construction observation and administration.
Participating in all aspects of client interaction from early pre-project discussions and in-depth discovery to detailed planning and design meetings.
Participating in a collaborative atmosphere interacting with other architects and engineers on the team as well as professional consultants outside the company.
Architectural design for buildings considering applicable building codes and industry standard architectural design practices
Architectural modeling, drafting and detailing
Presenting schemes/ideas to the team, clients, and other organized groups
Requirements & Qualifications:
We are seeking a humble, hungry, and smart individual who appreciates the collaborative work environment to serve the higher purpose of the team.
A graduate with an accredited degree of Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture
An individual with a minimum of three years of professional experience in an architecture firm or another type of professional office with similar experiences
An individual with exemplary writing and verbal communication skills
An individual with an appreciation and grasp of quality design and visual literacy skills
Design, modeling, and drafting experience with Revit Building Information Modeling (BIM) software with practice in delivering contract documents (AutoCAD experience would be beneficial, but not a requirement)
An individual with personal and professional goals to enhance the natural and built environment through the collaboration of their own skills and talents with those around them.
Additional Salary Information: We offer competitive salaries for qualified employees and will engage in negotiations during the interview process.
HAILA Architecture | Structure | Planning Ltd. is celebrating 31 years in business in 2017. We are a full-service architecture and structural engineering firm with thirteen staff consisting of a team of architects, engineers, designers and artists committed to innovative design and exceeding the client's expectations within budget and schedule. The firm has a single office, located in Historic D...owntown Ames, Iowa.
Project types designed include regent university projects, junior college work, K-12 education, long term care facilities, commercial, industrial, multi-family, and maintenance related projects. Work includes the full gamut of new buildings, renovations, additions, interior remodels, roof replacements, exterior envelope renovations, and repairs.
In addition to architectural design services the firm also provides nearly all of the structural design on its projects, while retaining mechanical, electrical, and civil engineering consultants to round out its project teams.