Roger Ferris + Partners is seeking a high-performing, self-motivated designer and/or registered architect for a fulltime position within our main office in Westport, CT. This position holds the true potential for a candidate to continue the growth and expansion of Roger Ferris + Partners’ presence across the country.
Candidates must have an accredited degree in architecture or another related field of study and three to eight (3-8) years of experience working with high-end residential project types. Candidates with experience working in a small office are preferred. Candidates will be immersed in a collaborative and supportive studio culture with high expectations for design and creative excellence. Candidates will be responsible for advancing design concepts in the entry phases of design as well as advancing the detailed construction documentation and partaking in site observation. Essentially, candidates will be exposed to all aspects of the design and project execution process. Candidates will be expected to balance multiple assignments while adhering to established deadlines. Candidates will be expected to operate autonomously at times, and partake in a collaborative design process with a larger group at others.
Experience and Qualifications:
Legal status to work in the US, including a valid working permit and/or visa
Completion of an accredited program in architecture or another related field of study
Three to eight (3-8) years of professional experience as an architect / designer
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
Highly collaborative and able to contribute positively within a team structure
Strong design skills and an innate desire to produce meaningful work
Meticulous, detail-oriented and well organized
Exceptional time management skills
A flexible and open attitude towards different working methods
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Knowledge of and proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Sketch-Up and with various rendering programs and plug-ins such as Lumion, V-Ray, and Maxwell.
Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design
For those interested, please send an email with the subject, “Interest in Project Designer / Architect,” and submit a single document containing a cover letter, your resume and work samples in .pdf format to: email@example.com
Roger Ferris and Partners is a renowned Architectural firm practicing architecture, interior design and masterplanning services for private and public sectors. Our design approach synthesizes creative imagination and rational logic. Our approach to design and our passion for diverse and challenging projects is enhanced by the ability to cross-pollinate design skills among building typologies. The design strategies employed are defined by a clear organizational methodology and are implemented through careful attention to human scale. In fact, practicing architecture and planning at a variety of scales is not only a component of the firm’s root philosophy, it supports and advances our work.
Upon examining our body of work, one discovers projects that are not necessarily linked stylistically; however, each design solution represents a contextual response, whether to an existing urban environment or to elements in a natural landscape. We have strategically pursued work with a wide range of clients, resulting in projects of various types and scales. These include master plans, commercial buildings, office interiors and single-family residences. Each discipline informs the other an...d the projects vary in size from small and often intricate essays in interior design to large, complex buildings defined by beautifully proportioned, well-executed spaces with well-developed details. Our methodology embodies unique design sensitivity and allows for a focused approach that is applied in various ways to all of the firm’s projects. The firm is committed to providing noteworthy architecture that responds to its environment while still further engaging the process of design exploration. The multitude of our project scales allows for investigations in details and construction methods unparalleled by most practices. Roger Ferris and Partners have won over 70 regional and national awards and international citations and are recognized as a world leader in both commercial and residential architecture.