This is a 32 hr/week position, Monday-Thursday. After 3 months of employment, Pel-Ona Architects & Urbanists offers Health Insurance, covering the cost of the premiums, and offers participation in a Simple IRA plan with matching contributions.
Pel-Ona Architects & Urbanists is seeking an Architecture Associate!
Our firm offers services of architecture, urban design, master planning, and the crafting of development codes. We believe that our individual lifestyles and our global environment can benefit from compact, walkable, mixed-use, mixed-income and transit-oriented communities. We focus on urbanism with timeless values and sustainable living, at the regional and national scales. Our wide range of experience enables us to quickly develop community plans that combine climate sensitive site planning solutions with diverse building prototypes. We work closely with development and construction teams building neighborhoods in the mountains and the Denver metro area.
We are looking for a candidate with a willingness to learn, that can create construction documents for single family, duplex, townhouse, apartment and mixed-use buildings and has the organizational skills to coordinate with consultants.
Candidates should have knowledge and experience of construction techniques, be comfortable working on multiple projects at one time, be detail-oriented, and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Strong skills in AutoCAD are required, as well as experience in Photoshop, InDesign and SketchUp.
The ideal candidate will thrive in a close and friendly working environment and be flexible enough to enjoy the range of responsibilities that come with working for a small firm.
Be familiar with local construction techniques.
Exercise quality control of drawings and designs.
Communicate and manage interaction with clients, contractors, and collaborating with designers.
Have strong skills in AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and InDesign.
Be familiar with the goals and principles of New Urbanism.
Pel-Ona Architects & Urbanists, founded by Ronnie Pelusio and Korkut Onaran, believe in the timeless values in architecture and sustainable urbanism. Pel-Ona brings the strengths of its founders together to provide services of architecture, urban design, master planning, and the crafting of development codes.