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Turkel Design

About Turkel Design

We are a growing, experienced, category-defying firm that is breaking through boundaries between industries. We are redefining how to build a home – designing at the intersection of land acquisition, development, design, construction, product procurement, project fulfillment, marketing, and sales.

We work with an international and diverse clientele, guiding our clients through the entire project—from analyzing a site to specifying items from finishing to fixtures – culminating in a stunning prefabricated home, delivered and assembled on-site.

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About This Position


  • Create and coordinate 2D drawing sets and 3D Building Information Models for complex residential projects for permitting, fabrication, and construction, using knowledge of the construction and manufacturing processes and applicable building codes
  • Research, analyze and advise on detailed specifications, construction techniques, industry/local standards, materials, and processes
  • Help manage and develop our Detail Library
  • Challenge the status quo and act as a change agent for continuous improvement
  • Coordinate and maintain lasting relationships with clients, manufacturers, consultants, builders, vendors, assemblers, client lenders, and local regulatory officials

A typical day with us:

  • Prepare and review Architectural Drawings using Revit software in a timely fashion, while coordinating design and specifications and local requirements with staff, consultants, and regulatory officials
  • Interpret 3D Schematic Design Models and convert them to Design Development drawings
  • Work with project team to develop architectural and technical solutions
  • Review Shop drawings to ensure coordination with Architectural and consultant drawings
  • Participating in a collaborative studio culture

If you are motivated by our mission to deliver high-quality residential architecture to a wide variety of regions, then read on.

You have:

  • Expertise in creating and reviewing Specifications, Design Development drawings, Construction Documents, and Shop Drawings (minimum 3 years’ experience)
  • Expertise in residential Wood-Frame Construction methods
  • Proficiency in Revit (minimum 4000 hrs), AutoCAD, Word, Bluebeam, and Excel, with basic working knowledge of SketchUp
  • Experience in coordinating consultants and vendors
  • Technical degree in Architecture, Architectural Technology, or equivalent
  • Prior experience in a Manufacturing Environment or Construction Industry is preferred

You are:

  • Detail-oriented, organized, with strong technical skills
  • Highly self-motivated, and creative thinker
  • Fun, sharp, enthusiastic, with strong communication skills
  • Committed to quality
  • Someone who has a pride of authorship

You enjoy:

  • Identifying problems and working with others to find creative solutions
  • Working independently and efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Multi-tasking and maintaining focus on a portfolio of projects


  • Generous 401K matching program
  • Health coverage
  • Salary that is commensurate with your experience
  • Easily commutable office in an urban neighborhood

How To Apply


  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Work sample (digital files only)
  • Salary expectation