Architectural Designer

JOB TITLE:
Architectural Designer
 
JOB DUTIES:
Participate in all project phases with an emphasis on design support; assisting in developing design concepts and presentation materials; revising and updating technical drawings; and involvement in multiple projects in different stages of development; prepare routine architectural design and construction documents, preparing drafting and presentation work, including details and dimensions; perform design computations and providing CAD support; assist in the preparation of master plans and architectural design studies and applying model building and sketching ability to assist in the design development of solutions; employ the BIM (Building Information Modelling) system and software to perform the above duties; assemble all relevant project documentation such as aerial photographs, infrastructure and utility information, applicable regulatory and government policies and standards to plan for the timely and efficient progress of work and to conduct an initial workshop to review all prior planning studies and to refine the development program; draw on specialized knowledge of BIM/Revit systems, acquired during academic studies and post-graduation trainings; explore alternative building organizations on the site and illustrate the building massing by 2Ds and 3Ds software; develop building orientation, configuration, footprint of each building component; determine arrangement of the individual spaces; draft site plan and floor plan; create 3D architectural models and make renderings by visualization tools and 3D software such as 3Ds Studio Max; produce visual materials for presentations; produce BIM of 3Ds building model, plans, sections, elevations and other related detail drawings with AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit; participate in evaluation of materials, preparing architectural colour and material board, and observing architectural construction in the field; prepare construction documents based on the approved Design Development documents setting forth in detail the architectural, structural, civil, mechanical, electrical and landscape requirements for the project; prepare specifications such as curtain wall systems, audio visual equipment, air handling units, plumbing fixtures and light fixtures, etc. based on agreed updated estimate of probable construction cost; consult with engineers on the potential design and materials used, as well as making sure the standards for life safety; help communicate with clients, explaining design specifications to clients, and gathering client inputs and observations. Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Navisworks, Autodesk CAD, Autodesk 3Ds MAX, Sketch Up, Autodesk MAYA, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash. Skills of Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Navisworks, Autodesk CAD, Autodesk 3Ds MAX, Sketch Up, Autodesk MAYA, Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash.

JOB REQUIREMENT:
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Architecture and Design, or related field. One year of experience in the job is required.


JOBSITE & INTERVIEW:
San Francisco, CA

To apply, please send resume by mail or email steveb@hellermanus.com.