Anderson Studio of Architecture and Design, a design oriented, award-winning architecture and interior design firm based in Charleston, SC seeks to bolster the studio’s depth by adding a talented and experienced staff architect to the team. For information about our firm and examples of our work, please visit our website at www.theandersonstudio.com.
Experience in design, detailing and management of refined high-end single-family homes and hospitality projects is preferred. The candidate must have an exceptional design sense, a pleasant disposition, and great communication skills – both verbally and written. Strong presentation skills are also essential, both by hand as well as digitally. The Staff Architect reports to the Project Manager and Director of Architecture and Design. They will be required to follow schedules and complete design or construction documents in collaboration with their project team.
Projects will be located across the southeast with the majority on Kiawah Island and the surrounding area.
Read and understand the contract/proposal scope of services and understand what is expected
Ability to produce drawings for all design phases, conceptual through construction documents with thorough technical detailing and notation.
Must have a clear knowledge of zoning ordinances and building codes, with experience in research of same
Assist Project Manager in setting and meeting quality standards for design and technical documents
Take initiative for on-time performance of the work, assist in monitoring the schedule
Function as ASAD client advocate – this means looking professional, acting professional and having a serious intellectual demeanor that represents our work. Ability to produce materials for client presentations
Assist in monitoring the design process, planning solutions, construction documents and construction administration by comparing the progress of the work to the schedule and budgeted hours for each task
Write meeting minutes for team review
Be proactive in checking team members’ work and offer solutions to rectify any problems
Assist in preparing work estimates and scope for addenda to original contracts for team review
Assist in implementation of the Project Management plan to insure adherence to schedule and budget
Maintain BIM/CAD efficiency and BIM/CAD document files
Ability to prepare digital renderings in a timely manner
Assist in coordination of all the deliverables required in the contract
Review, check, coordinate and manage shop drawings to ensure design intent is clearly communicated and understood
Attend and manage construction phase site visits
Manage in-office support of the project during construction phase
Ensure accuracy in all communications
Ensure all deadlines are met as specified by Project Manager and if necessary give adequate notice if issues are unresolved
Attend meetings as necessary
Other duties as assigned
Minimum education: Degree in Architecture or relevant technical degree with minimum 10 years relevant experience
Software proficiency: Revit, ArchiCad, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Suite, Maya, Rhino, Lumion, experience with Apple computers and operating systems
SALARY AND COMPENSATION
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, and Personal Time)
Medical Insurance Allowance
For immediate consideration, qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio, including design work and construction documents samples, in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Staff Architect’ as the subject line. Please note submissions must not exceed 5MB. You may also provide online links to your submission materials. Please, no phone calls.
About Anderson Studio of Architecture and Design
The Anderson Studio is comprised of global travelers, reveling in the discoveries they bring to bear on every aspect of our luxurious designs. These experiences reveal different ways of living and the inextricable link between architecture and interior design. Unique customs and cultures offer insight and similarities across the human experience that is translated into fine architecture and interior design—each molded to meet the needs and desires of every individual client.
We believe our clients are critical as the most interesting and valuable component of our design process. Their preferences, inclinations, goals and dreams set the trajectory for exploration and discovery. While Anderson Studio’s design philosophy is heavily influenced by classicism and modernism, direct awareness of regional traditions and study of place ensure our designs root themselves into the fabric of their location. We seek visionary clientele and believe through applied collaboration, our architects and designers can devise a custom luxury home catered to your unique dreams.