Hafer is a cutting-edge design firm that delivers value to clients by designing what matters most. As a thriving, busy practice, we’re looking to add an architect / architectural designer to the team in either of our studios in Evansville, IN or Owensboro, KY. We are looking for someone excited about the possibilities ahead as we grow. Join Hafer’s team of architects, engineers, planners, and interior designers who thrive on working together to create holistic designs for our workplace, education, community, and healthcare clients.
Hafer is certified as a Best Place to Work® by the Best Workplaces Institute and believes great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Hafer offers a laid back diverse, collaborative work culture, with a wide range of project sizes, scope, and types in locations across the Eastern half of the United States.
Hafer provides opportunities for growth and values talent development. Hafer views professional development programs as strategic investments in the firm’s and employee’s future.
At Hafer, we look for people who are creative and enjoy solving problems, while having fun along the way. Individuals who have a positive attitude, passion for great design, and would love to contribute to the Hafer culture, please apply! Feel free to check us out online at www.haferdesign.com or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/haferdesign.
Hafer is an equal opportunity employer and supports talent from diverse backgrounds that bring experiences, viewpoints and solutions that best serve our clients, community and enrich our work environment. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate based on any status protected under federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and active duty wartime, campaign badge veterans or Armed Forces service medal veterans are encouraged to apply.
Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and representative samples of your design work in PDF format (no larger than 10MB) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ideal individual we are seeking will be able to demonstrate the following:
Accredited (NAAB) Bachelor and/or Master of Architecture
Strong knowledge and skill in conceptualization, schematic design, and design development
Strong communication, presentation, and organizational skills
Enjoys design research, excels at problem solving, and seeks to improve their skills
Possesses a positive attitude
Is self-motivated and has the ability to work on multiple design projects at one time
Is able to work as part of a team without direct daily supervision
Experience and/or interest in sustainable design/LEED/WELL AP (desired, but not required)
Proficient knowledge of Revit, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite
Architectural license (desired, but not required)
An understanding that your opportunities are as limitless as your imagination
Additional Salary Information: We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our benefits include:
Paid holidays and paid time off
401k Plan and Profit Sharing
Since 1978, Hafer has created environments that have purpose beyond function – they impact people’s lives with fun, thoughtful and inspirational design.
We bring an unmatched passion for what we do, taking pride in our ability to solve a client’s problems. It’s how our firm has built and maintained decades old reputation as one of the most creative and quality-driven full-service design firms in the Midwest. Our team collaborate closely with our clients, creating award-winning architectural, engineering, planning and interior design solutions.
Whether it’s healthcare, education, corporate or civic design, we turn clients’ dreams into realities. We understand and appreciate how design impacts communities, and don’t take lightly the task of enhancing the quality of life for all who live, work and play in the environments we create.
While our team uses leading-edge technology, we have one even-greater resource – our people. Our multidisciplinary team is the greatest asset to our company and our clients and it’s a fact well noticed by our clients.
For our employees, working at Hafer is not just a "job". Our people are building careers, as well as a community. We’re given an... incredible opportunity, where our work already impacts the place we call home. But we take that a step further. Hafer employees are involved in community events, fundraisers and nonprofits enriching the lives of our employees as well as the lives of those around them. We believe our most important work is done outside of our walls.
Our team members can be found working on community service projects and serving on community boards. Hafer team members have a passion for giving back, and helping those in need. This common bond of compassion has brought our team closer over the years. It contributes to a fun, constructive work environment, where we take the time to help people grow and pursue their own dreams.