Project Architect / Designer

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Mon, Jul 18 '22Posted on:



LOCATION: Providence, Rhode Island

DURATION: August 1, 2022 - December 1, 2022 (4 month role)


Scout is an interdisciplinary design and development practice working to transform the Cranston Street Armory into a facility for recreation, small business and community services. This mixed­-use development is unlike anything undertaken to date in the region and as it is in its early stages of development, the role provides a unique opportunity for an ambitious and talented individual to contribute to a critical early stage of the project. To learn more, please visit www.scout-­ and


Scout is seeking a full time Architect / Designer starting in early August 2022 to work as part of the design team. The role will focus on overseeing the design vision for the reuse of the Cranston Street Armory and managing various collaborators, creatives, and other architects through the development process. This role will also manage a Historic Researcher focused on recording the existing building and its material. This position requires an enthusiastic, detail­ oriented candidate who is interested in working with existing structures. The ideal candidate has a degree in Architecture and an interest in innovative historic preservation.

Successful candidates will have a relevant background, applicable skills and enthusiasm for Scout’s work. We’re looking for engaged thinkers with diverse skill­ sets, who will bring creativity, experience and enthusiasm to our small and dedicated team.


•   To develop renderings, collages and materials to communicate design vision 

•   To lead design projects in the production and amendment of drawings (including test-fits, site measurements and scenario testing)

•   To oversee design workshops and charrettes with creatives, community members and collaborators for what is possible within the physical space 

•   General administrative tasks as needed


•   Applicant should have strong skills in visual communication and design

•   Experienced in Adobe CreativeSuite  and CAD software (preferably Vectorworks) with exceptional graphic presentation, hand drawing and design skills

•   Working knowledge of 3D drawing software i.e.SketchUp or Rhino

•   Precise approach to work and an eye for detail

•   A highly professional demeanor with strong attention to detail

•   A self­ motivated and proactive individual

•   Degree in Architecture (preference will be given to those with a minimum of a Master’s Degree and 3 years of professional experience) 


Salary range of $65,000-80,000 per annum to be pro-rata over the 4 month period of engagement. This role is a contract position.


To apply, send your cover letter, resume and portfolio of work with “Architect / Designer” in the subject line to hello@scout­ by Wednesday, July 27, 2022.


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