Compass Architecture is searching for a licensed architect with 5-10 years of experience in residential design, including multi-unit condominium or apartment buildings. We are a growing, client-service oriented firm that focuses on residential projects of various sizes in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Our projects span the gamut from small renovations/additions to multi-unit developments. We are a small but growing firm with a relaxed work environment that is also focused on work-life balance. We offer competitive pay, flexible hours, and work from home options.
As a Project Architect, you will engage in all aspects of residential projects while working alongside our Principal Architect and/or Senior Project Architect, including design, production of construction documents, schedule management and client communications. Initially, the focus of this position is to work with our developer clients on multi-unit and mixed-use buildings. This is a great position for an ambitious person looking for greater responsibility.
Professional Degree (BA) in Architecture from an accredited program.
Proficiency in SketchUp and AutoCAD
Creative problem-solving skills.
Ability to effectively meet deadlines in a fast-paced studio and excel in a team environment.
A self-starter with strong communication and organizational skills.
If you are motivated, responsible and a dynamic team player this is a great opportunity to join our quickly growing architecture firm. We are a team of polished high-integrity professionals designing homes and multi-unit buildings in a collaborative environment with clients, designers, builders, trades, craftsmen and luxury industry affiliates.
About Compass Architecture
Compass Architecture is a full-service design firm specializing in residential and light commercial architecture. Residential projects vary in scale from multi-family developments to single-family homes and include new construction, additions, renovations and small-scale projects such as decks, porches and built-ins. Commercial projects include office fit-outs, coffee shops and multi-use salons.
Compass is dedicated to the highest level of customer service coupled with design that is respectful of the client’s wishes, the client’s budget, the environment as well as the past. Compass also strives to have a diverse staff and to provide a family-friendly work-life balance.