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Collectively, we value every voice and perspective in an effort to transform the communities we serve. If our mission aligns with your values, we would love to work together.

Full Time

Project Architect

About The Job

We are seeking a talented, passionate individual to join our practice. The candidate should have excellent communication, design, and technical skills as well as experience in multi-family residential and other commercial projects. Responsibilities will include development of projects in design and construction phases including code/zoning, technical priorities, construction documentation, as well as construction administration. In addition, this position will provide an opportunity to work closely alongside the firm’s leadership in leading design and technical priorities for projects throughout the studio and projects firm wide.

Canopy is rooted in a collective design process, thus the ideal candidate will be highly self-motivated yet eager to work collaboratively in a small practice environment including construction field visits for regional projects.


Requirement For Applicants

The position requires overall skill and knowledge in design, drawing documentation, and construction administration including; zoning and code studies, schematic design, design development, permitting, construction documents and construction observation 3-5 years of experience minimum.). Keen knowledge of local construction methodologies, engineering systems, specifications, and accessibility codes is highly preferred. A professional or bachelor degree in architecture or a related field is required. LEED AP, and/or NCARB-AXP registration is preferred but not required. CAD, Revit, Adobe, and Microsoft software knowledge is preferred including experience with Teams, Go To, and other audio/video virtual meeting platforms.


Salary

Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience.


To Apply

Please email resume, cover letter and sample portfolio (less than 15MB) to Nora Catlin, Director of Operations, at ncatlin@canopy-chicago.com. Links to web-based documents are also accepted. Use “Project Architect Position” as the subject line as well as your full name.

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