The Upchurch Group, Inc.'s Mattoon, IL office is looking for an architect with leadership qualities, exceptional design skills and a portfolio of innovative design solutions. The right candidate will provide support during the development of design for projects from schematics through construction administration while working with a highly creative, collaborative team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.
Work as a co-project 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 project phases.
Perform design and architectural duties while acting as the project 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.
Candidates must provide work samples AND meet the minimum qualifications to be considered.
Education - Bachelor of Architecture required, advanced degree in Architecture preferred.
5-10 years of architecture and design experience with a strong background designing multiple building types of various scales.
Construction documentation and/or design detail development experience.
Previous experience creating and developing overall design concepts and formulating design presentation strategies.
Desire to develop strong leadership, management, and mentoring skills.
Excellent analytical/problem solving skills.
Outstanding graphic presentation skills.
Ability to work and thrive in a team environment.
Ability to communicate design ideas and direction clearly and efficiently.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience. The Upchurch Group, Inc. offers in addition to salary: Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, and a 401k Plan.
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.