The award-winning team at GGLO, a collaborative design firm, seeks a Project Architect with Multifamily focus for our Boise office.
GGLO is a design practice for architecture, urban design, landscape, and interior, founded in 1986. GGLO has built a strong reputation for transformative and contextually sensitive design. With offices in Seattle, Los Angeles and Boise, we work as a single, collaborative studio focused on connecting people through beauty and innovation.
About the Role
The Project Architect (PA) is a key technical member in the success and delivery of our project work. GGLO Architects have the technical responsibility for executing the design concept of a project through construction documents. For this, the PA must understand and keep an eye on the big picture, while simultaneously being entrenched in the details. The success of a project, starting from concept through construction relies on the clarity, completeness, accuracy, and overall quality of our project documents. The PA must coordinate the many aspects of a project in order to achieve the desired result- great design delivered through great document sets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Understand the implications and timing of overall project schedule (developed by the PM) with ownership of successful administration.
Communicate effectively with Technical Lead, Project Manager, Project Designer, and other internal stake holders
Demonstrate thorough understanding of BIM Execution Plan in order to support BIM Lead
Competently manage time and priorities and communicate them to the project team
Demonstrate understanding of the larger context and impact of design
Understand code and regulations governing the industry and ability to perform research
Effectively advance and explore design opportunities offered by each project
Assist PM in communication to the client, contractor, and other internal and external stakeholders
Review consultant drawings for technical accuracy
Effectively perform work requiring independent judgment and problem solving
Demonstrate the utilization of clear and open process for solving problems
Possess knowledge of the phases of the design process and construction
Possess knowledge of materials and detailing
Act as coach and mentor for other architects and production staff
Develop a complete understanding of GGLO quality management process and procedures
8+ years experience in a professional design office setting with a focus in multifamily projects
Demonstrated proficiency with Revit, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite and other design delivery tools
Understanding of all aspects and phases of the architectural production process, major building systems, detailing, and constructability
Ability to understand best practices associated with technical implications of design decisions
Experienced in the production of quality construction documents and directing other production staff and consultant teams in the preparation of those documents
Current authorization to work in the United States
We offer a stimulating and exciting team-oriented design environment where our employees are challenged to bring their best creative spirit to their work. Our workplace is respectful and diverse, with teams that thrive on engagement, learning and innovation. We take great pride in working together to deliver the highest-quality design solutions for our clients, and leading innovative design into the future. Additionally, we offer paid licensure and industry memberships, professional development, mentorship programs, and a collaborative, stable environment. Along with competitive salaries, we offer a generous benefit package including fully paid Medical, Dental, Vision, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, 401K with employer match program, generous time off, transit subsidy, bicycle parking, pet friendly atmosphere, annual Profit-Sharing contributions, as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees.
Please visit our careers page at www.GGLO.com to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!
GGLO, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and maintaining an inclusive culture.
GGLO is an integrated design firm that provides architecture, urban design, planning, research, interior design, and landscape architecture to clients around the world. We believe it’s both the opportunity and responsibility of design to inspire the best aspects of community: to improve lives, spark opportunity, foster relationships, and create unforgettable personal moments.
Our staff has an abundance of experience creating sustainable design for mixed-use, market rate, and senior housing, hospitality, campus environments, tall buildings, affordable housing, parks + open spaces.
Founded in Seattle in 1986 | Offices in Seattle, WA, Los Angeles, CA, and Boise, ID