Berglund Architects, an established 13 year old eleven person high-end residential focused architectural firm in Edwards Colorado, is seeking an entry level architectural intern designer with 0-4 years experience or a project architect with 5-10 years of work experience. The firm’s 2,800 SF industrial loft studio provides a great fun work environment and is in Edwards, which is 12 miles west of Vail, CO. The firm has a work hard play hard culture with excellent learning and advancement opportunities.
Berglund Architects specializes in designing cleanly detailed Mountain Modern homes throughout Colorado and the western US with some other modern residential projects throughout the US and the Caribbean. Applicants are encouraged to visit the firm's website at www.berglundarchitects.com to see examples of the firms work and learn more about the company.
Employees have a high level of responsibility and are involved with all aspects of initial creative design, client meetings/ correspondence, construction documents, contractor communication and construction observation.
The Vail Valley has an incredible quality of life for people and kids of all ages. Flexible hours allow employees to enjoy the mountain lifestyle and get out to ski on powder days, and hike/bike/run at lunch etc. The Vail Valley and Edwards is a fun vibrant community with lots of outdoor recreation including world class skiing, biking, hiking, golf, climbing, kayaking and fly fishing as well as cultural opportuniites including all types of live music and educational and health focussed symposiums throughout the year. There are also lots of great restaurants, bars, ski/bike shops and every type of shopping to make life convenient.
Applicants must have a 5 year professional degree in architecture or a masters in architecture; excellent graphic,sketching, written and verbal communication skills; strong design abilities; excellent understanding of Revit software; be self motivated; be a team player; and enjoy working with others in a highly collaborative work environment. Applicants without Revit experience would be required to take at a minimum a multi day introduction Revit class on their own time and at their own expense.
Please submit a portfolio showing school design projects, freehand sketch drawings, professional work experience and architectural construction document experience examples. Cover letter should describe applicants architectural career interests, work experience including architectural experience as well as misc. high school and college jobs, travel experience, personal interest/sports/hobbies, and any leadership experiences. Applicants should also provide a resume and a list of references from architectural school studio professors and summer employment if recent grads and any past architectural employers.
Additional Salary Information: Depending on experience level, a competitive salary is offered along with a year long comp time program, flexible work hours, full medical benefits, dental benefits, a 4% matching 401k, and a Vail Resorts Epic ski pass to employees.
Berglund Architects specializes in residential design for the mountain environment. The firm’s portfolio of new single family and remodel projects is characterized by innovative, high quality architecture blending local architectural vernacular designs and natural materials with contemporary influences.
Berglund Architects fosters a creative learning environment that encourages open minded col...laboration among the firm’s designers, clients and consultants. This passion of shared ideas and intuitive insights drives the creation of the firm’s distinctive work. Through our continuous creative exploration, we seek an artful integration of the site opportunities with the client’s dreams and budget. We strive to create architecture which has the power to positively affect life experiences, bring people together and make them more in touch with their surroundings.
Berglund Architects is committed to providing and promoting environmentally responsible design and clients are always encouraged to incorporate super insulation, sustainable and healthy indoor building practices into their designs. The firm is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council and has completed one Energy Star and LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified home and is currently designing several others including two proposed LEED platinum homes. The firm has incorporated photovoltaic, hot water and passive solar as well as geothermal heating into its recent homes.