Architectural Designer

Rochman Design Build Rochman Design Build Employer:
Ann Arbor, MI, USLocation:
Wed, May 1 '19Posted on:

Rochman Design Build is currently looking for a creative, innovative, and talented Architectural Designer to join our award winning design build firm located in beautiful Ann Arbor, MI. This individual will have the unique opportunity to be a part of an integrated and interactive design build team that takes residential projects from start to finish. As the designer, you will be involved in ALL phases of the design-build process, from conceptual designs through construction drawings and product selections, as well as be highly involved with our production team throughout construction. This is an in-house, full-time position with benefits for someone who is ready to learn and grow.

Imagine, Design, Build, Celebrate - We do it all!

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Design of residential projects- large additions, renovations & remodels.    
  • Work directly with clients on a regular basis, from needs assessment and presentations through
  •   project completion (built).
  • Work effectively and positively with our extended team, incl. designers, office staff, field staff, sub-contractors and vendors.
  • Layout and drafting of design sketches through construction drawings.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through with design, specifications, product selection, materials, and project design budgets.
  • Prepare Schematic Designs and Design Development as well as presentation drawings and final construction Documents.
  • Create clear construction documents for our own staff to build.
  • Consult on construction sites for problem-solving. 


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in architecture or related field (M. Arch preferred).
  • 3-5 years in professional design position with solid grounding in residential design and construction knowledge. (Hands on field experience is huge plus)
  • Strong aesthetic sense: drawing and visualization skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with design of residential additions and renovations projects.
  • Exceptional communication skills: verbal, non-verbal, listening, presenting and written.
  • Great interpersonal skills engaging with clients, subs, vendors, and our team.
  • Experience with SoftPlan (or ability to learn ASAP), same with SketchUp. Computer fluency is a must.
  • Working knowledge of industry drafting standards and residential building codes (MI) also a plus.
  • Fluency in English.


  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workload with grace.
  • - Independent, Self-starter and fast learner.
  • Solves problems effectively and in a positive manner.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Positive team interaction and sense of humor.
  • Keen sense of personal responsibility and immense pride in your work.
  • “Bring It On!” attitude

What We Offer:

Rochman Design Build offers a competitive salary based on experience. We also offer health insurance, paid holidays, sick leave, and professional development. We believe in providing a positive and stable work environment with a healthy work-life balance because we LOVE what we do and DO what we love.

Check out the work you would be doing and what our clients say about us here

Next Steps:  

We’d love to see your work - - - but please no phone calls.

Send your resume (cover letter a plus) as well as a link to your portfolio or samples of your residential work to

About Us:

Rochman Design Build is a national award-winning Ann Arbor design-build firm, delivering creative and innovative remodeling solutions to our clients since 1989. We specialize in high end residential remodeling and home addition projects and have an impeccable reputation for creative and appropriate design solutions, integrity and client care. With talented designers in-house as well as craftsmen in-house, we are able to be creative and actually see our projects built.




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