Project Architect

STITCH design shop STITCH design shop Employer:
Winston-Salem, NC, USLocation:
Thu, Jul 22 '21Posted on:

Project Architect

“We are good listeners, great designers and we give a damn”

STITCH Design Shop is an award-winning design firm offering an innovative, purpose-driven, and collaborative work environment. Recent projects span creative workplace environments, higher education, mixed use, and industry-leading Parkitecture. STITCH is seeking a self-starter, who feels passionate about the opportunity to be part of our team with a focus on Commercial Architecture. The ideal candidate will have strong visualization and design skills with a penchant for storytelling and cultivating client experiences. We believe our biggest asset is our team members and the open, inclusive culture of our office space; we warmly welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Soft Skills - General Firm Expectations:

Team members that thrive at STITCH come to work with a plan, have fun, and take ownership while accomplishing goals. They are comfortable working on multiple projects, and embrace and grow the team’s collaborative culture. They champion the STITCH Client Experience while stewarding STITCH’s brand integrity, both within the industry and throughout our community. They actively share the excitement surrounding their work with the team and community. Through STITCH’s entrepreneurial environment, they cultivate a deeper knowledge and passion for the design process from concept to construction.

“If this sounds like you, you might be a good fit at STITCH”

Hard Skills - Ideal Candidate Expectations:


  • Management – Ability to monitor project budgets and schedules. Ability to manage the design process and supervise workflow of design with assistance from Principal or Project Manager.
  • Construction – Basic knowledge of the construction process and construction administration.
  • Documentation – Strong knowledge of construction document production, and detailing. Ability to both generate and direct production activities.
  • Communication – Strong graphic, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to present ideas and strategies quickly, thoughtfully, and concisely.


  • Discovery – Ability to diagram, research and ideate to build a design concept or parti.
  • Design – Ability to take a design concept and translate it into physical space and form that are beautiful, functional, and impactful.
  • Visualization – Ability to convey design ideas in unique and visual compelling formats. Hand sketching, 3D renderings, diagrams, virtual reality, etc.
  • Tectonics – Ability to think holistically about a concept early for code compliance and constructability.
  • Collaboration – strong team player who is inclusive and inspiring.

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture and 5+ years related professional experience; licensure preferred but not mandatory.
  • Proven design experience in similar project types, sizes, and team structures.
  • Experience with Revit, AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite, and MS Office.
  • Working knowledge of building codes, standards, building construction, and building structures.

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Go the Extra Mile:

  1. Send us a quick sketch of what your dream building might look like. Shoot for the moon!
  2. From what you know about STITCH, what do you believe you could add that we’re missing?
  3. Of all the fish in the sea, why STITCH?
  4. How do you engage with your community? What excites you about our beloved city of Winston-Salem?
  5. Who is your favorite designer (past or present), and why?

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