ZGF Architects LLP, recipient of the AIA Architecture Firm Award, is an internationally recognized architectural, urban design, and interior design firm with over 450 people in five offices. At ZGF, our ability to provide design excellence is based on our ability to attract and retain creative people committed to design, innovation, and professional growth.
We are looking for a talented and motivated Architectural Model Builder to collaborate with architects and designers in crafting scaled representations of the built environment in our Seattle office.
The applicant must possess the ability to think and design three-dimensionally, and to interpret architectural drawings and sketches. The position requires manual dexterity and attention to detail in the fabrication and assembly of miniature components. The candidate should have experience operating the latest digital fabrication machinery as well as traditional wood-working tools. An interest in developing new techniques in support of innovative design is highly desirable.
In addition, the position will be responsible for the day to day operations of the shop, including scheduling, equipment maintenance and upkeep, material procurement, and the mentoring of staff. Associates degree in Architecture Technology or related field is desired, Bachelor’s degree is preferred with 2+ years minimum of relevant experience with Laser Cutting, 3D Printing and CNC technology. Comfortable with woodshop tools and safety procedures. Ability to work on tight deadlines and multiple projects in team and individual based environments. Ability to manage resources and equipment in a shop environment. Proficient with Rhino, Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD and other 3D software (like SolidWorks) a plus. Experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Interest in Photography would be beneficial. An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in a highly creative environment. Flexible schedule and willing to travel in support of business development.
The Seattle office is comprised of over 100 staff working on a broad range of project types and scales. We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a collaborative work environment with breath taking views of Mount Rainier and the Puget Sound.ZGF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to hiring qualified veterans and disabled individuals. We invite qualified candidates to post cover letter, resume and professional work samples online (http://www.zgf.com/careers/apply).
We look forward to hearing from you.
No agencies, please.
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