Brightwater Homes is currently seeking a Residential Architect to join our team.
At Brightwater Homes, we are passionate about design. Each of our neighborhoods begins with a careful study of the land and its surroundings. We design and build homes from $500,000 to over $2,000,000, with an average sales price of $800,000. We currently design/build 4-5 different market segments offering a diversity of design opportunities, in Metro Atlanta, Charleston SC, and Bluffton, SC.
Create complete construction document sets for permitting and construction
Proficiency in Revit; all computer documentation is done in Revit only.
Minimal knowledge of AutoCAD for coordination with Civil Engineers.
Aesthetic design skills from project level to the smallest details
Appreciation for traditional historical design used in an innovative modern environment
Ability to do hand drawings and sketches for Schematic Design
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to calculate some material quantities utilizing Revit
Proficiency with Sketch Up a plus
We are a small team of energetic, passionate and quality-oriented people working together in a collaborative practice- Architects, Builders, Interior Designers, and Real Estate Professionals. Within the homebuilding industry, we are a leader in architecture, green building and customer service. The owner of the company has a background in architecture and is integrally involved in every plan.
Duties/Tasks/Activities: As part of the design team you will assist and or be responsible for the following
Create Design Development drawings
Create complete CD’s for Permitting and Construction
Create Marketing Plans and Elevations
Draw specific details as required
Develop and maintain detail library
Produce Rescheck energy calculations
Provide material quantities for estimating and budgeting
Provide technical guidance on product sourcing
Research and keep current on code requirements
We are currently looking for another member to join our team. You will be working with a lead Architect with over 30 years of experience. We will consider candidates from Intern level to Staff Architect up to newly registered Architects. We are more interested in finding the right team-oriented person who is passionate about residential design to join our team than we are with filling a narrowly defined specific job description.
A minimum of a four-year degree in architecture or similar field
Direct experience in residential design and drafting a plus
Thorough understanding of residential construction techniques
High-end custom home experience a plus
Thorough knowledge of relevant codes
Work Ethic: Applicants need to be energetic, hardworking and passionate while balancing a well-rounded life. This position requires goal-oriented self-management within a highly collaborative team atmosphere. Applicants should be self-critical in the effort to meet the highest standards of quality.
About Brightwater Homes
design. build. live.
Brightwater Homes is passionate about great design, great craftsmanship and their power to create homes and neighborhoods that live well every day. From thoughtful neighborhoods to custom homes uniquely designed for individual homesites, the Brightwater team offers more than eighty years of combined architectural, design and building experience to deliver a truly one-of-a-kind home every time.