Architectural Designer

five / eighths five / eighths Employer:
Ferndale, MI, USLocation:
Wed, Dec 11 '19Posted on:

hi, five / eighths is hiring!


five / eighths is an architect-led design / build firm. our work is focused in Detroit, Ferndale, and the surrounding communities, extending to Chicago, Canada, and Ireland.

Our work spans both residential and commercial applications and has a deep modern roots. With much of our work being adaptive reuse, we are equally committed to the preservation of a building’s past identity. Past projects include Voyager, Drifter Coffee, and Color | Ink Studio. Our current project list includes varied residential projects spanning from single-family to a 56-unit multi-family project, several restaurants, a dispensary, and commercial office space.


As a small and growing firm, all candidates will be given a lot of freedom and will be asked to carry a great deal of responsibility. The ability to solve problems, switch gears quickly, and evolve will be paramount. The position will be considered growth based /

Additionally, all candidates should be self-motivated, highly detailed, efficient, inquisitive, punctual and professional /

Please let us know if you have experience with the adobe creative suite, v-ray, or the production of physical models. Construction based knowledge or skill is also a major plus /

All new team members will work closely with the firm’s principals and will be involved in all phases of project development, including construction, and will attend client meetings, site meetings, perform field measurements, in addition to everyday architectural responsibilities /

If you are interested in applying for this position, please provide a cover letter describing your interest in working for five / eighths, stating references and desired salary, along with a portfolio and resume. Including work samples from professional experience is strongly encouraged /


  • Degree Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture  
  • Past Work Experience: 1+ Years
  • Knowledge of Autodesk Revit
  • Ability to Self-Perform Work and Anticipate the Next Steps  
  • Ability to Direct Others and Take Direction
  • This Position is Available on a Full-Time Basis Only
  • All Hours can Count towards NCARB Experience


Please submit the required documentation to /

Additional job postings available on our website at

We will be conducting interviews in December and January and expect to fill open positions as soon as January 5, 2019 /

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