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Architectural Designer

Gould Evans Associates Gould Evans Associates Employer:
Phoenix, AZ, USLocation:
Thu, Jun 19 '14Posted on:

Position description: Gould Evans is seeking an Architectural Designer to work as part of our collaborative design studios. This is a great opportunity for a talented, confident individual that is seeking design leadership opportunities with firm-wide growth potential.  Ideal candidate will be licensed, have 8 – 15 years of professional experience and possess an engaging personality and sophistication to manage teams, consultants and clients towards collaborative solutions.

At Gould Evans, we believe partnership is not about compromise. It is the expression of individual talents made manifest through a shared vision. We seek associates and clients who share our values of intellectual curiosity, collaboration and passion for meaningful design outcomes.

Our portfolio is intentionally diverse – in project type, scale, and location. This diversity is a strength that encourages innovative, critical thinking, and discourages a formulaic approach. Above all, we work to create solutions that transform their surroundings, engage their occupants, sustain their environment and support our clients’ missions.

Currently, we have more than 100 associates across our Phoenix, San Francisco, Kansas City, Lawrence, New Orleans, and Tampa studios.

Primary responsibilities of the position:

  • Assist with planning, designing, illustrating and presenting ideas and concepts for projects; collaborates with and acts as a liaison between all involved parties to understand and bring to life the vision of our clients
  • Take leadership in carrying design concepts to fruition while meeting project budget and schedules
  • Work with project teams to ensure that projects meet metrics for energy performance, financial performance, and design excellence
  • Collaborate and assist with all aspects of design and documentation process
  • Design within a team of designers. Organize and evaluate design decisions that are unique and constructible, as well as budget and schedule responsive

This is a full-time position which includes generous benefits such as vacation time, sick time, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance as well as participation in a 401(k) and employee stock ownership plans. 

We’re seeking candidates with:

  • Ability to communicate ideas in a variety of graphic media including Photoshop, PowerPoint, Sketch Up, Revit, and AutoCAD
  • Intellectual Curiosity
  • Positive energy and personality traits to lead design efforts with clients
  • Organization in mapping out steps for team and client decisions
  • Strong communication skills: both verbal & written skills are emphasized, with ability to direct and craft graphic presentations when needed
  • Active in community and professional organizations
  • Demonstrated experience with business development
  • Licensure
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
 

If this sounds like you, please submit your resume, cover letter with salary requirement and an electronic portfolio to hr@gouldevans.com. Please, no calls about this position.       EOE/AA


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