Architectural Designer

New Orleans, LA, USLocation:
Wed, Dec 2 '20Posted on:

NANO LLC is an award-winning, New Orleans-based firm specializing in architecture, interior design and custom furniture. Our firm focuses on both residential and commercial architecture, either new construction or renovations, in addition to historic renovations and interior design. We design for projects of small, medium, and large sizes.

NANO LLC is currently seeking to hire an Architectural Designer with 3-5 years professional experience to join our growing team in our MidCity office.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Site measurements and as-built documentation
  • Assisting Project Manager and/or Project Lead in producing all aspects of schematic, design development and construction drawings and details
  • Picking up redlines
  • Assisting Project Manager and/or Project Lead with Building and Life Safety code research
  • Assisting Project Manager and/or Project Lead to generate project design schedules
  • Adhering to time and cost budgets
  • Coordinating all consultant work in Revit and/or AutoCAD
  • Organization of Revit/AutoCAD files and templates
  • Participation in client meetings and communication (attendance, meeting notes, action items, follow up, etc.)
  • Assisting Project Manager and/or Project Lead with communications and preparing applications with Authorities Having Jurisdiction
  • Assisting Project Manager and/or Project Lead during Construction Administration and construction professionals during the Construction Phase of projects
  • Creating photo-realistic renderings for clients and marketing purposes
  • General office upkeep (filing, break room, building product resource library)

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor and/or Master of Architecture (Licensed/Registered Architect NOT required)
  • 3-5 years of project experience working for an architecture firm, preferably in an assistant project lead role on small and medium size jobs.
  • Attention to detail and strong communication skills
  • Advanced experience with Revit (candidates without Revit skills will not be considered)
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, Bluebeam Revu and MS Office
  • A passion to help solve problems and find alternate solutions
  • Ability to translate design ideas into clear and concise details and construction documents
  • Strong teamwork, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction and structure
  • Ability to take direction as well as delegate, take initiative and work both independently or on a team, depending on the project type and magnitude

NANO offers an hourly rate of pay commensurate with experience, work samples and demonstrated capabilities, performance and advancement reviews are conducted annually. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long and short term disability, Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, and a SimpleIRA retirement plan with employer matching.

We support professional development and encourage our employees to pursue licensure and to actively participate in the design and construction community. NANO offers reimbursement for eligible membership fees, certain professional licenses, programs or classes.

Throughout the year NANO hosts and/or sponsors various activities with our team to build on internal and community relationships as well as to maintain our commitment to providing a positive and progressive working environment.

NANO LLC is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, genetic information, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, lawful alien status, national origin, age, marital status, and non-job related physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.

Additionally, the hiring department will conduct interviews of qualified individuals prior to requesting a criminal background check, and no job application submitted prior to such interview shall inquire into an applicant's criminal history. If this position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements, employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

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