Archinect

Architect

Cover Cover Employer:
Los Angeles, CA, USLocation:
Sat, May 5 '18Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Come build the future with us. Literally.

At Cover we believe the environments we live in have the potential to enrich our daily lives. Cover’s mission is to make thoughtfully designed and well-built homes for everyone. We are developing a turnkey solution for building homes that leverages the power of computational design and precision manufacturing to deliver homes of unprecedented quality. Read more on our mission and vision on our first blog post

We are looking for top talent from a range of disciplines to join us in building this future. At Cover we solve challenging problems through a synthesis of focused intensity and interdisciplinary innovation. Cover is a fast-paced environment where we challenge each other, adapt to changing roles as we grow, innovate, and create incredible experiences and products. We are backed by top Silicon Valley venture capital investors. 

If our mission and approach resonates with you, we’d like to hear from you – even if there’s currently no role that matches your background and experience. Get in touch with us at join@cover.build

Role:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to define product requirements, conceptualize solutions, design, engineer, prototype, and validate them in a fast paced cycle, to improve on and expand the capabilities of Cover’s cutting edge building system. In many cases you will be expected to take an idea, to a tested physical prototype in days or even hours. 
  • Systematize the way Cover's building system interacts with various site conditions.
  • Work closely with mechanical engineers and architects to develop the manufacturing, transportation, and on-site assembly processes.
  • Work with Cover's software team to create automated workflows to streamline the design, permitting, and manufacturing processes.

Experience:

  • 7+ years of experience designing, permitting, and overseeing the construction of projects, preferably modern projects with exceptional detailing
  • Experience designing custom high performance building details and communicating with engineers, contractors, and fabricators to ensure successful implementation.
  • Knowledgeable on California building codes.

Skills:

  • Ability to learn new skills quickly, and synthesize new information and ideas to create innovative solutions on demanding schedules.
  • Strong understanding of material properties and basic machining and fabrication skills. This is a hands-on role, you will be expected to build mockups and prototypes in our 10,000 sq.ft. production facility.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software tools. Experience with Rhino, Grasshopper, Onshape, or Solidworks is a plus.
  • Ability to solve challenging problems both independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communication.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, intense work environment with a high degree of responsibility.

Compensation and Perks:

  • Salary and equity package dependent on experience and skill
  • Medical/dental insurance fully covered
  • Gym membership/activity spending (up to $500/year)
  • The ability to build out your workstation as you want it
  • An unlimited Amazon budget for tools that make you better at what you do
 

Please email your application to join@cover.build 


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