Summer Position

Simon Velez & Stefana Simic [GIGAGRASS] Simon Velez & Stefana Simic [GIGAGRASS] Employer:
Bogotá, COLocation:
Fri, May 31 '19Posted on:

About Us

We are a boutique architectural design firm based in Bogota, Colombia specialized in tropical architecture. One of our main founders, Simon Velez, has been long acknowledged as a pioneer in working with bamboo and has been awarded internationally for his work over the past 45 years. We work internationally and our main language in the studio is english. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus, but not required. Fluency in English is required. 

Summer Job

We are looking to hire immediately an architectural designer for a summer position in our studio. Candidate must have advanced skill in digital modeling using Rhino software and rendering (Rhino Vray or 3D Max). Candidate must be proficient in CAD and have at least 1-2  years of CAD experience in an architecture office in design development and construction documents. Candidate must also be proficient in Adobe Creatives Suite (Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, and basic proficiency in a video editing software such as Premiere Pro or After Effects).

Our position is full-time and in house for the summer months, but may be extended to November 2019. The main objective for hiring is to assist with 3D renderings (and animations) of a large international work we are currently devoted to. We require that the candidate be able to adapt to a flexible and at times high pressure environment where we are constantly changing and shuffling tasks, and generally working as one team. Candidate must be able to switch between software programs easily, and when necessarily, be able to assist in technical detail drawings in CAD. The candidate must be a good team player, communicate well, and be able to adapt to different cultures with ease. 


  1. Professional degree in Architecture Required (B.Arch or M.Arch)
  2. Strong communication & organization skills
  3. Strong time management skills
  4. Proficiency in CAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Excel
  5. Fluent in English Language
  6. Advanced skill in Rhino, and a visualization software (3D Max or Vray) for rendering and animation

Stipend: we provide a stipend for airline ticket to Bogota and provide housing in the historic center of the city. We cover any costs of work-related travel within Colombia. Besides covering these basic expenses, we grant a bi-weekly stipend, details of which will be discussed during the interview.


Please send a CV and portfolio up to 10MB or a link to 

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