VESTAL Corporation is seeking a GRADUATE ARCHITECT to join our growing team of outstanding professionals. Architectural duties include planning, designing, and observing construction of building structures and facilities.
Successful candidates will demonstrate the following qualities:
Strong creativity and visualization skills, with a demonstrated ability to generate presentation grade graphics.
Design enthusiasm while technically motivated and energized by problem-solving,
Graduate of an NAAB accredited program; Bachelor of Architecture minimum degree,
Either in progress or able to begin immediately recording NCARB requirements for AXP (Architectural Experience Program) with goal of Architectural Registration in State of Missouri or Illinois,
Professional experience in architectural duties via internships is preferred,
Large project / industrial experience is very desirable,
Expertise in Autodesk REVIT 2015 Architecture and AutoCAD software,
Working knowledge of building codes and standards,
Experience with MS Office Suite of software – particularly Word, Excel, and Power Point,
Professional demeanor, excellent teamwork ability, ability to travel 25%, and excellent written, graphic and verbal communication skills are all prerequisite for consideration.
Typical responsibilities include:
Analyze and develop solutions in response to project objectives, program requirements, and budget of a project interactively with design team and clients.
Participate in various predesign services, such as feasibility studies, site selection analyses, cost analyses, and design requirements documentation.
Develop schematic, design development and final construction documents that show the building’s appearance and details for its construction.
Assist senior staff in developing project specifications as required
Research state and local building codes, zoning laws, fire regulations, and other ordinances, including the ADA.
Generate solutions which respond to client’s environmental and sustainability goals
Periodically visit building sites to ensure that contractors follow the design intent, use the specified materials, and meet work quality standards.
Collaborate with Team Leader, Project Manager, Project Architect, and various engineering disciplines to develop creative, elegant and efficient solutions.