Architectural Designer

[au]workshop architects + urbanists [au]workshop architects + urbanists Employer:
Fort Collins, CO, USLocation:
Thu, Nov 4 '21Posted on:

[au]workshop  architects+urbanists, an award-winning design focused firm located in Fort Collins, Colorado, is seeking an entry level architectural designer to create awesome buildings and places with us. The candidate who will fill this position will work directly with firm leadership throughout all aspects of the design process for variously scaled, multi-disciplinary projects ranging from international mixed-use developments to civic and institutional projects, and local multi-family housing.  We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package, and the opportunity to live and work in downtown Fort Collins, consistently rated one of the best towns in the US to live.  Visit our website at: to learn more about us.


  • BS/BA Degree in Architecture (MArch preferred) 
  • 0-2 years of experience


  • Strong design skills, including graphic design
  • Develop multiple design options based on a given set of parameters
  • Communicate design ideas to the design team and clients
  • Prepare hand and computer sketches and renderings
  • Work well in a team-oriented environment
  • Physical model making skills a plus
  • A high degree of proficiency in Revit, 3DS Max, Sketch Up, Enscape3D, Adobe Suite, etc.


  • Perform site analysis, including survey of existing conditions and field measurements
  • Working from the design and direction of others, compile data, and perform elementary design computations.
  • Understand fundamentals of basic architectural and engineering systems
  • Prepare detailed scale drawings of architectural designs and plans
  • Create preliminary concepts and drawings and modify them as directed by the responsible architect to produce final plans.
  • Perform graphics and computer tasks according to company standards
  • Develop detail sketches generated by project leaders
  • Research manufacturers’ materials and systems
  • Develop and produce parts of the Construction Documents.
  • Coordinate with consultants, such as model builders and engineers
  • Provide support to other architects, interior designers, planners


  • 8 Paid holidays
  • 10 Paid Vacation days
  • 5 Sick days
  • 3 Personal days (because who can predict a great mid-week powder day at your favorite ski area)
  • Medical Plan
  • Retirement plan with Company contribution
  • Flexible core hours
  • Professional dues paid (one organization)
  • Registration fees to attend National or State conferences.

Submit resume AND portfolio to “”  

Submissions not matching the qualifications listed above and/or without portfolio or link to same will not be considered.

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