Are you an architect or designer with training in manufacturing and construction? Companies are looking to expand their teams with design professionals interested in projects that push the design-build process into professional practice and academia.
This week’s Archinect weekly roundup of organized jobs highlights eight companies whose specialties range from facade design, installations, custom fabrication projects and residential design. We have also included two architecture schools that are looking for people with design and manufacturing experience to help run the studios.
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Kovac Design Studio is looking for a Technical Architect and an Experienced Architect / Designer
Company Details: The studio is an award-winning, multidisciplinary architecture and product design firm with close ties to the local design and construction community. Their projects vary in size and scope, with an emphasis on a modern, carefully detailed and personalized single-family residential design. They engage other disciplines such as product design and digital manufacturing as key components of our design philosophy. They work in an open studio environment with the goal of fostering collaboration and sharing of ideas in a non-hierarchical manner. Their studio is made up of a diverse and international staff with a wide range of experiences, interests and expertise. They offer great benefits and a studio culture focused on a healthy work-life balance.
MADE Design / Build is looking for a Designer
Company Details: MADE Design / Build specializes in custom architectural design, construction management and specialty manufacturing. Located in a Civil War-era warehouse on historic Red Hook Piers, Brooklyn, MADE’s facilities include a design studio and fabrication shop.
Plant Prefab is looking for an Architect II / Designer / Project Manager
Company Details: Plant Prefab is the premier prefab design and build company in the United States dedicated to sustainable construction, materials, processes and operations. They build custom, single and multi-family homes to exact quality standards in less time and with less waste than on-site contractors. Their patented factory building system allows us to prefab just about any design by any architect, giving individuals, developers and architects a better way to build. Plant Prefab is proud to be a certified B (B Corp) company.
LaufsED is looking for a Facade & Manufacturing Designer / Draftsman
Company Details: Laufs Engineering Design, a young and growing New York engineering company, is looking for a junior facade and fabrication architect with a technical orientation. They specialize in specialized structures, facades and unusual mid-sized projects. Notable architectural clients include Diller Scofidio + Renfro, SOM, Tadao Ando, Frank Gehry, Steven Holl, Renzo Piano, Norman Foster and many more.
Doug Aitken Workshop is looking for a member of the manufacturing team
Company Details: Widely known for his innovative art installations, Doug Aitken is at the forefront of 21st century communication. Using a wide range of media and artistic approaches, his eye draws us into a world where time, space and memory are fluid concepts. All of Aitken’s work ranges from photography, sculpture and architectural interventions to films, sound works, single and multi-channel video works and installations.
Neme Design Studio, Inc is looking for an Architectural Designer – Facades
Company Details: The studio is comprised of facade design consultants and digital fabrication specialists based in Los Angeles, California. Their mission is to develop concepts in quality facade systems that are precise, constructible and within budget. They focus on projects with complex facade geometries that require intelligent engineering and detailing solutions, advanced 3D technologies, and streamlined manufacturing processes. Their diverse experience allows us to bring the expertise of industry leaders while maintaining the flexibility and creativity of an agile and entrepreneurial practice.
Shelter Collective is looking for a Senior Interior Designer
Company Details: Founded in 2016, Asheville, NC-based design studio Shelter Collective is looking for a talented and experienced Chief Interior Designer to join their team. Shelter’s work includes new residential buildings, interiors, custom furniture and other special projects for public and private spaces in Asheville NC and the United States. This is a small, growing team with diverse interests and backgrounds.
Bolt Design Group is looking for a project architect
Company Details: Bolt Design Group is a 7 person company, with a large studio and manufacturing space located in South Williamsburg. They are currently working remotely as we begin renovating our new offices over the next month.
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University of Colorado Denver is looking for Professional Design and Manufacturing Labs
Details: The Design Manufacturing Lab Professional is established to work in conjunction with the Design Manufacturing Lab Director in day-to-day manufacturing lab operations, over 20 student employees and manufacturing lab resource management, and training and manufacturing and design instruction for the Traditional / Analog and Digital Manufacturing Architecture and Planning Laboratories (CAP). CAP’s design and manufacturing labs (including traditional, digital, and large-scale building spaces) provide resources and instruction to over 900 students, faculty, and staff.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is looking for an IDEAS Lecturer for its Urban Strategy Studio, Technology Studio and Mobility Studio
Details: UCLA Architecture and Urban Design is looking for lecturers to co-teach with the Head Instructor at their IDEAS campus. IDEAS is an architectural education research platform that advances research, experimentation, and interdisciplinary collaboration among faculty, students, and industry collaborators to push the boundaries of architectural practice. The program is a one-year post-professional study program that leads to a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design (MSAUD). Students work on a dedicated research topic throughout the year to build a continuous and in-depth line of study. IDEAS fills a current void in architectural education by providing a dedicated program and satellite campus for advanced applied research for the future of architecture and urban design.
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