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Architect/Designer/Partner

Filament Business Advisors Filament Business Advisors Employer:
Richmond, VA, USLocation:
Wed, Jun 9 '21Posted on:
Full-timeType:

Filament Business Advisors is currently looking for a highly motivated professional to partner with a well known and regarded architecture studio in Richmond, VA.  

This is an award-winning architectural firm focused on the design of high-end custom homes, multi-family housing, commercial buildings and historical renovation projects. This firm, widely recognized for historical renovation and adaptive reuse,  believes there is no better way to conserve energy and resources than reusing historic structures.   They are passionate about transforming older buildings to regain their usefulness and beauty.   “We strongly believe that all buildings should be contextual, particularly new structures so that they enhance and strengthen their environment.”  

They are seeking a partner who understands how to put detailed construction documents together and has the ability it takes to do it well.  The firm is offering mentorship partnership and ownership with an established expert.  The ideal candidate has experience in a larger firm doing a range of projects and is looking to break out of that structure and into business for himself or herself, but is not quite ready to go it alone just yet.  The ideal candidate is equally entrepreneurial, creative and rigorous.

The role: Architect/Designer/Partner

Required qualities, skills and qualifications:

Project Architect, someone who can take a job from conception through completion. He or she needs a background in good design. 

 

  • 5+ years professional experience.

  • An architectural degree from an accredited university.

  • Commitment to teamwork and collaboration.

  • Have a pleasant demeanor and sense of humor.  Be able to talk intelligently with clients and contractors.

  • Excellent communication skills with a good command of written and spoken English.  An ability to express well-considered ideas in a clear and effective manner through a variety of media.

  • The ability to work on projects at all phases.

  • Must be willing to share in all of the day to day issues of a small office,

  • Strong conceptual and design skills.

  • Strong grasp of software (Microsoft Office, AutoCad, Rhino, Adobe Illustrator/Photoshop/In-design). 

  • Experience producing technical drawings, an understanding of MEP and structural drawings.

  • Focus should include residential and historic preservation.

  • Would be very helpful if applicant had some knowledge of historic buildings and styles

  • A basic understanding about how both the Federal and State Tax Credit Programs work as well as the Secretary of the Interior Standards for Historic Preservation. 

  • At least need to understand that projects all have to get approval from the localities and each locality has different requirements.

  • Self-starter/self-motivated – driven to pursue solutions to tackle technical problems, as well as pursue business development opportunities and project management necessities.

  • Physical model making abilities an added bonus but not necessary.  

How to Apply:

Please send your resume and portfolio to dan@filamentbusinessadvisors.com with "Architect/Designer" in the subject line.

Please include a cover letter (including indication of availability), resume and selected work samples demonstrating the full range of your talents in a single pdf document not exceeding 15MB in size.

In order to be considered for the position you must be living locally or have plans to relocate, and you must be authorized to work in the USA and licensed in Virginia.

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