Architect 1&2 / Project Designer

FGP Atelier FGP Atelier Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Mon, Aug 26 '19Posted on:

Overview of Position

FGP Atelier is looking for experienced architects to join our studio in Chicago.  Talented, motivated, ambitious and creative architects with 5-10 years of professional architectural experience are invited to submit their CV and portfolio.  

This is a unique opportunity to join a young rapidly growing studio working on a wide range of projects across a number of typologies and geographic locations.  In particular, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a high-profile international transportation infrastructure project that will serve 25 Million passengers in the first phase.  In addition, this position will offer the successful candidate opportunities to work on many different aspects of projects, hone existing skills and learn new skills, be exposed to new technologies, and advance within the firm. 

Our broad design interests require broadly skilled team members.  Applicants should be experienced in all facets and phases of design and should be comfortable developing both conceptual design proposals and technical details.   The successful applicant will perform work requiring independent judgment in evaluation, selection, and adaptation/modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. They will independently solve problems encountered while receiving technical guidance on unusual or complex issues and supervisory approval on proposed project plans. 

The successful applicant will work independently on architectural design projects and often coordinates project design efforts.  They will develop planning and creative-design concepts for projects.  They will prepare presentation and design drawings and details.  This position requires substantial experience, 5-10 years in developing details and providing planning and design support in the preparation of design development. May supervise a small staff of architects and technicians.  Will apply sound and diverse knowledge of architecture principles and practices in a broad array of assignments and related fields. Acts independently regarding architectural methods and complexities.

Skills and Qualifications


  • -Professional degree in architecture from an accredited institution.
  • -5-10 years of professional experience across all phases of design from concept through construction documentation.
  • -Licensed architects preferred, but not required
  • -Strong design and aesthetic sense with the ability to develop and communicate design concepts.
  • -Production capacity, drawing capability, and proven ability to put sets together
  • -A technically proficient problem solver able to develop design concepts into innovative building solutions.
  • -An individual who is internally motivated to become a better architect, and team member with a passion to advance all phases of design work.
  • -Proficient Spanish or Chinese speaker a plus.


Advanced ability in the following programs is required:

  • -Revit
  • -AutoCad
  • -Rhino
  • -Adobe Creative Suite
  • -Grasshopper
  • -Lumion/Enscape
  • -3D printing and digital fabrication

Professional experience in the following programs is preferred:

Start Date

We are seeking to fill positions in 1-2 weeks.

Background on Firm

FGP ATELIER was founded on September 1st of 2017 in the West Loop of Chicago.  Recent works include towers, stadiums, master plans, university research facilities, corporate headquarters, historic renovations and retail spaces.  Under the leadership of Francisco Gonzalez Pulido, FGP Atelier’s mission is to contribute to social and economic advancement through the alignment of Design, Science and Technology. FGP Atelier builds on Logic, Intuition, Multidisciplinary Collaboration, Scientific Research and Work Experience to design active spaces, infrastructure and urban networks that respond to Atmosphere, Ecology, Comfort, Economy, Culture and the Technological Context.

FGP Atelier believes in experience over typology and stands for the dissolution of archetypical interventions. We value transparency, openness and freedom in both our process and collaborations, as well as in the buildings and spaces that we create.


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