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Architect/Designer

Organization: CUBE design + research
Date Posted: 10/23/2017
City: Chapel Hill
Location: North Carolina
Country: United States
Primary Category: Architect Designer
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 5-10 years

Description & Details
We are seeking a well-rounded individual with exceptional design talent and people skills to join our team in Chapel Hill.  If you’re passionate about architecture and interested in a rigorous, rewarding office and design culture, you might be a good fit for CUBE design + research.

We are a small award-winning architecture firm with offices in Boston, MA and Chapel Hill, NC.  Our mission is to create places that are emotive and transformative for people. We work with a perfectionist mindset in the craft of creating architecture. Our current work includes modern residential, multi-family, municipal, hospitality, commercial, and adaptive reuse projects. We are searching for a new team member who has the desire to become a firm leader and bring value to our culture of design-driven collaboration.  Just as we do with our clients, we appreciate and cultivate each individual’s aspirations, which results in a strong team fueled by genuine enthusiasm. 
 
An accredited professional architecture degree and 5 or more years of post-graduation experience is desirable.  Ideal candidates will possess very strong conceptual, organizational, graphic, and time management skills.  He/she will show an appreciation of craft, community and modern design, and will demonstrate excellent design sensibility and rigor as a self-starter within a collaborative environment. Each member of our small firm is required to be a part of designing projects and be involved in multiple projects at any one time.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Collaborate with team members to provide high quality design solutions in all aspects of a project from concept through construction.
- Provide client, community and in-house presentations for projects in conjunction with firm leadership.
- Manage multiple projects/tasks effectively to meet deadlines in a fluid environment. 
- Work with consultants to assess design solutions and maintain the integrity of design.
- Research systems, fixtures, equipment, and materials based on design and functional criteria.  
- Create building design solutions and use materials and systems based on an understanding of construction customs and vernacular.  
- Manage, prepare and coordinate technical drawing sets and specifications with rigorous attention to detail.
- Assist with business development opportunities and represent the firm outside the office with firm leadership. 

DESIRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
- Good sense of humor.
- Exceptional design and visualization skills.
- Exceptional people skills.
- Fluent in Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, V-Ray (or similar) and Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).
- Knowledge of building systems, materials, and finishes.
- Knowledge of construction for design detailing and construction documentation.  
- Understanding that form is as important as function.
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
- Strong organizational, management, and leadership skills.
- Fluent in English and imperial system of measurement.
- Architect license is not required but preferred.

WE OFFER
- A large role in a growing firm with responsibility on a range of projects.
- Hands-on experience with all phases and facets of project design, management and construction.
- Work on a variety of projects in multiple states. 
- Support of IDP and ARE.
- A culture of camaraderie around design-driven collaboration.
- Involvement in business development and marketing strategies.
- Face to face engagement with clients and consultants.
- Flexible working hours.
- Competitive salary based on experience.
- Benefits package.

 

How to Apply / Contact
Please send your cover letter, resume, and portfolio in PDF format (10 MB max) to the attention of Jason Hart, office@cubedesignresearch.com.  Include “Chapel Hill Position" in the subject line.  Check out our website (www.cubedesignandresearch.com) and Facebook page for more on our work.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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