Architectural Designer - Commercial

Caleb Johnson Studio Caleb Johnson Studio Employer:
Portland, ME, USLocation:
Wed, May 12 '21Posted on:

We are a collaborative team of architects, construction professionals, and craftsmen who share a vision of exceptional design and are dedicated to making thoughtful buildings. Our designs feature a focus on intentional materials, custom finishes, and simplicity of expression that together complement the surrounding landscape. Our company strives to be one of the top employers in Maine and prides itself on being a positive, healthy, creative work environment consistently pushing the envelope to create new opportunities for all employees.

Our dynamic and award-winning firm is seeking an Architectural Designer to join our team and support our rapidly growing Commercial Division. 

As an Architectural Designer in our Commercial Division, you will be responsible for:

  • At times, measuring and documenting existing structures.

  • Participating in regulatory review - acquainting yourself with local + state codes and regulations.

  • Specific technical design aspects of an assigned project, including investigation, evaluation, and recommendation of design solutions that best meet the client’s needs.

  • Providing professional architectural consultation in the planning, design, and coordination of large complex projects.

  • Independently applying advanced architectural concepts and designs.

  • Collaborating with your Project Manager(s) and design team on moving a project forward from Schematic Design through Design Development toward Construction Documentation.

  • Communicating with our Construction division and other subcontractors to gain an understanding of budgets and schedules that best serve our clients needs.

  • Carrying out complex or novel assignments requiring the development of new or improved techniques and procedures.

Qualified candidates will have: 

  • A 4 to 6-year Architectural degree from an accredited Architecture Program.

  • 1-3 years of experience in the architecture field

  • Commercial design experience (preferred)

  • An understanding of Maine code and regulations (preferred)

  • Knowledge + aptitude at using Archicad BIM software (preferred) 

  • An interest in our design ethos both in our residential and commercial divisions

  • An inquisitive mind that is always searching for new and exciting solutions

  • A positive outlook and attitude

  • An appreciation of craftsmanship

  • Able to collaborate and discuss ideas with others in a constructive and amicable manner, respecting all team members. 

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary 

  • 6 Weeks Paid Personal Time

  • 9 Company Holidays

  • Health Insurance + Dental/Vision

  • Health Savings Account option

  • Retirement Plan

  • Wonderful work environment with talented designers, architects, craftsmen and project managers.


If this sounds like a good fit for you, please submit:

We look forward to hearing from you!

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