The Upchurch Group, Inc.'s Mattoon office is looking for an Architect with exceptional design skills and a portfolio of innovative design solutions. The right candidate will provide support for projects during the development of design from schematics through construction administration while working with a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.
Work as a project co-leader in the creation and development of overall design concepts for new buildings as well as renovation projects.
Formulate design presentation strategies.
Provide creative and process leadership to multiple design teams through all phases of projects.
Perform design and architectural duties while acting as the group leader.
Support the project's documentation process.
Support the development of building system concepts for projects.
Support material and product research for projects.
Attend project meetings when requested.
Perform other project-related tasks as assigned by the firm's President.
Candidate must provide work samples AND meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.
Bachelor of Architecture, (Advanced degree in Architecture preferred.)
5-10 Years of architecure and design experience with a strong background designing multiple building typologies of varying scales.
Desire to develop strong leadership, management and mentoring skills.
Previous experience creating and developing overall design concepts and formulating design presentation strategies.
Excellent analytical/problem solving skills and outstanding graphic presentation skills.
Ability to communicate design ideas and direction clearly and efficiently.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Construction documentation and/or design detail development experience.
Computer skills, including proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit.
Skilled in the use of SketchUp and Adobe Suite, a plus.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About The Upchurch Group, Inc.
The Upchurch Group, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary firm founded in 1968 that offers integrated design services involving surveying, civil engineering, and architecture. The Architecture Group within the firm serves the commercial, educational, governmental, health care, and industrial market sectors. With Eastern Illinois University in our back yard and the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana just forty-five minutes north, The Upchurch Group, Inc.'s headquarters in Mattoon, IL enjoys easy access to the cultural benefits of two university communities.