Position: Architectural Designer
Company: Rootstock Architecture
Location: Edmonton and Area
Are you ready to embark on an architectural journey like no other? Rootstock Architecture is seeking an exceptional Architectural Designer to join our dynamic team. If you possess excellent English-speaking skills, a passion for architectural design, and proficiency in Revit, CAD, Sketchup, and rendering software, then look no further! This is your opportunity to work with a forward-thinking company that offers enticing perks and a chance to grow your skills to new heights.
About Rootstock Architecture:
At Rootstock Architecture, we don't just design buildings; we craft captivating experiences. Our team is fueled by creativity, innovation, and a shared love for transforming ideas into breathtaking realities. We take pride in designing diverse project typologies, including multifamily residential, private homes, net zero facilities, retail spaces, and inspiring interiors.
Why Choose Rootstock:
We believe in nurturing and empowering our team members to reach their full potential. As a valued Architectural Designer, you will enjoy an array of perks that make Rootstock a standout employer.
- Competitive Salaries: We value your skills and dedication, which is why we offer competitive compensation packages that recognize your worth.
- Bonus Structure: Your hard work won't go unnoticed! We have an attractive bonus structure to reward exceptional performance and dedication to excellence.
- Flexibility and Hybrid Working: We understand the importance of work-life balance. Enjoy flexible hours and hybrid working options to suit your individual needs.
- Mentorship Opportunities: You'll have the privilege of working closely with our Principal, gaining insights into every stage of a project. This mentorship will shape you into a well-rounded architectural professional.
- Embrace Learning: Whether you're a seasoned pro or a fresh graduate eager to learn, Rootstock is the perfect place to enhance your craft. We welcome new graduates with open arms and nurture their excitement for architectural design.
As an Architectural Designer at Rootstock, you will play a pivotal role in our projects' success. Your keen eye for detail, artistic flair, and technical expertise will bring our designs to life. Your responsibilities will encompass a diverse range of projects, ensuring that no two days are ever the same.
- Assist with Design Development: Collaborate with senior architects to develop design concepts, create sketches, and assist in refining architectural plans.
- Drafting and CAD: Produce detailed drawings and plans using computer-aided design (CAD) software, ensuring accuracy and adherence to project specifications.
- 3D Modeling: Create 3D models of architectural designs to help visualize the final project and assess its impact on the surrounding environment.
- Site Analysis: Participate in site visits and analyze site conditions, including topography, environmental factors, and existing structures, to inform design decisions.
- Building Codes and Regulations: Research local building codes, zoning regulations, and permit requirements to ensure compliance throughout the design process.
- Material and Product Research: Research and evaluate construction materials and building products to ensure they meet design and performance requirements.
- Construction Documents: Assist in the preparation of construction documents, including architectural plans, elevations, sections, and details, for use by contractors and builders.
- Coordination: Collaborate with other team members, such as structural engineers, interior designers, and landscape architects, to integrate their input into the overall design.
- Project Coordination: Help coordinate and communicate with contractors, subcontractors, and other stakeholders to ensure the smooth execution of the project.
- Renderings and Presentation: Create renderings, presentations, and visual materials to communicate design concepts to clients and project stakeholders.
- Building Information Modeling (BIM): Work with BIM software to create and maintain digital models of the project, facilitating coordination and communication among team members. FUTURE GOAL
- Code Compliance: Stay up-to-date with building codes, accessibility standards, and sustainability practices to ensure that designs meet all relevant requirements.
- Sustainability and Energy Efficiency: Participate in efforts to integrate sustainable design principles and energy-efficient strategies into projects.
- Quality Control: Assist in reviewing project deliverables to ensure they meet quality standards and specifications.
- Documentation and Record Keeping: Maintain organized project files and documentation, including drawings, correspondence, and project notes.
- Client Interaction: Interact with clients to understand their needs, present design ideas, and address their concerns.
- Professional Development: Stay informed about industry trends, attend relevant workshops or seminars, and pursue licensure or certification, if applicable.
- Assist with Project Management: Support project managers in tasks such as budget tracking, scheduling, and progress reporting.
- Problem Solving: Identify and resolve design and construction-related issues as they arise during the project.
- Learning and Growth: Actively seek opportunities to learn and grow within the architectural profession, taking on new responsibilities as skills and knowledge develop.
- Proficient in English (Speaking and Writing)
- Mastery of Revit, CAD, Sketchup, and Rendering Software
- A passion for architectural design and creativity that knows no bounds
- Completion of an undergraduate degree in Architectural studies.
- NOTE: Rootstock will consider Architectural Designers without an Architectural Degree provided they can demonstrate experience in a previous position as an Architectural Designer and meet the rest of the position requirements.
Join our close-knit team and embrace the joy of creating stunning architectural wonders. To apply, simply send your resume, portfolio, and a captivating cover letter highlighting your unique talents online or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Let your personality and passion shine through!
Be a part of Rootstock Architecture, where every day is an exhilarating adventure. Unleash your imagination and help us craft extraordinary spaces that inspire and leave lasting impressions. We look forward to welcoming you into our talented team of visionaries.
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