Project Architect, 4-6 years experience

Hammersley Architecture Hammersley Architecture Employer:
Chicago, IL, USLocation:
Thu, May 5 '22Posted on:

Hammersley Architecture is a small architecture and urban planning studio in the historic Fine Arts Building located in Chicago's Loop.  We enjoy working on a variety of project types and scales, and are currently looking for an individual passionate about how design can change the world!  We are small, which means that there is a great deal of opportunity to advance, grow and learn with us- check out our website and feel free to reach out if you think you would be a good fit for our team.

Hammersley Architecture has flexible working arrangements, competitive salary, PTO and benefits, and is an equal opportunity employer. 

Job Description- the ideal candidate will have 4-6 years of experience in

  • Creating full drawing sets for mostly commercial and some residential work 

  •  Having a basic understanding of building construction / detailing

  • Interacting with clients, contractors and consultants via phone, email and in person

  • AutoCAD expertise for creating construction documents

  • Redlines / mark up drawing corrections

  • Rhino / Sketchup / Adobe Creative Suite for creating firm graphic collateral

  • Creating both renderings and diagrams for client and speculative firm projects

  • Analyzing and using the IBC Code / Chicago Building Code for different project types

Ideal Candidate Characteristics

  • Self-motivated and able to work on your own

  • High level of personal responsibility and pride in your work

  • Ability to understand and follow instructions and attention to key details

  • Proven ability to communicate well and manage project expectations

  • High professionalism and ability to meet agreed-upon deadlines

  • Positive attitude!

 Applicant Requirements

  • 4 -6 years of experience with an architecture firm in the U.S.

  • Cover letter and resume

  • Names of two industry-related references with valid email / telephone number

  • Design and Professional Portfolio with at least 3-5 examples of your rendering and diagramming work / and construction document skills

(PDF / online; no hard copy)  No phone calls, please. We look forward to hearing from you at


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