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Project Architect

Elliott Architects

About Elliott Architects

We are an architectural firm in Blue Hill, Maine engaged in the design and renovation of residential and institutional buildings. A common theme of our work in progress is our search for an architecture that expresses something essential and authentic about it's owner, place, and time.

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About This Position

Elliott Architects, an award-winning residential design firm, is seeking a project architect with relevant experience in custom residential architecture. We maintain a collaborative, design-focused practice that prioritizes the role of site and environment to create architecture that is an appropriate synthesis of client, place, and time.

With each project, you will meet with clients to discuss the initial design, prepare budgets, create the final design, and observe the entire construction process from start to finish. You should have in-depth knowledge of architectural design, experience with project management, and excellent communication skills. We are searching for someone who is able to translate conceptual ideas into a fully built design with a high level of thought and detail.

Project Architect Responsibilities:

  • Drafting building plans for high-end residential construction projects and small institutional or commercial work
  • Coordination with consultants: structural and mechanical engineers, landscape architects, and lighting and interior designers
  • Visiting the site regularly to ensure construction adheres to the design documents
  • Creating progress reports, time schedules, and budgets

Requisite Skills:

  • Sketching to communicate design ideas (digitally or by hand)
  • 3D modeling and rendering in Sketchup to convey schematic and design development level concepts
  • Use of presentation related software like Photoshop and InDesign
  • Advanced knowledge of drafting software including AutoCAD and SketchUp. REVIT is a plus
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Ability to translate concepts into functional construction designs
  • Knowledge of construction in wood, steel, and concrete; interior planning, and the ability to assemble a complete construction set of drawings, schedules, and specifications
  • The ability to work collaboratively with clients, contractors, consultants and within the office.

Project Architect Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture.
  • State of Maine architecture certification or NCARB certificate
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Portfolio of completed projects
  • Experience with high-level design projects

Why Elliott Architects?
Elliott Architects offers a stimulating team-oriented design environment where our employees are challenged to bring their best creative spirit to their work. Our studio thrives on engagement, learning and innovation. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a relaxing and friendly work environment, and an opportunity to gain experience with unique residential projects located on extraordinary sites. Team members are offered flexible hours, comprehensive benefits, including medical and vision; SIMPLE IRA; generous paid time off; as well as an annual discretionary bonus opportunity for all employees. Salary is commensurate with experience.

How To Apply

Letters of interest, resume and portfolio should be sent to [email protected]