Entry Level Architect

Christopher Architecture and Interiors Christopher Architecture and Interiors Employer:
Birmingham, AL, USLocation:
Tue, May 22 '18Posted on:

Christopher Architecture and Interiors is looking for a talented entry-level architect to join our team in Birmingham, Alabama.

CAI is a full-service interdisciplinary firm with offices in Birmingham, New York, and Los Angeles. Our nationally acclaimed, award-winning team is passionate about creating beautifully functional, transcendent designs. Our bespoke approach to each project is built on a collaborative methodology: integrating the nuances of a site, desires of the client, and passions of our gifted design team. We are committed to developing legacy projects, which often turns into lifelong friendships with our clients. We pride ourselves in producing excellent design and are looking for people with the same passion and commitment.

Your experience as an architect should bring a high level of design sense alongside a technical knowledge, construction experience and great leadership skills. Candidate should want to grow as an individual and team leader within the company. Coordination with team members, leadership, consultants, clients and stakeholders is expected. Exceptional graphic, design, interpersonal communication, and technical skills is needed. 

Applicants for this position should have experience in Commercial projects. The hired candidate will have a background in coordinating and developing construction documents, along with construction administration experience. The elected candidate, in concert with the Project Managers, will play a major role by supervising the work of the team, focused on design, development, and timely delivery of the deliverables for all phases of a project.

Required Experience:

  • The ideal candidate has a minimum of 3-5 years of work experience in all project phases for new construction: from conceptual design through construction administration.
  • Extensive experience in construction document preparation and construction administration is preferred. 

Required Skills:

  • Ability to communicate and coordinate (verbally and digitally) within the team and with consultants
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards and structures 
  • Computer skills - proficient in Revit with knowledge ofAutoCAD, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, and preferably 3D modeling software (SketchUp, Rhino or 3D Max). 
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and organized, with strong graphic and verbal communication skills to coordinate efficiently with contractors, consultants, vendors, and clients
  • Architectural registration is a plus


  • Bachelors of Architecture or Masters of Architecture from an accredited program

Start date: The position is available immediately.  

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