Current Openings

Project Architect

Job Description

We are a 10 year old, seven person architecture and interior design firm specializing in modern, sustainable, innovative design.  Echo was recently named Young Firm of the Year by AIA Colorado, and Best of the Best by the Rocky Mountain IIDA.  We are currently seeking a licensed architect or architectural intern with a minimum of 5 years work experience.  We office in a collaborative workspace for designers  called The Machine Shop where we work hard and have a lot of fun with our team and the other great people in the Shop.

Depending on experience level of applicant, job responsibilities and salary will vary. Applicant should expect a high level of involvement on all projects, a high level of responsibility, and be willing to work hard.  Applicant would work on a small team on all aspects of design, construction drawings, and construction observation  on a wide variety of projects ranging from single and multi-family housing, to master planning, to office, restaurant and schoolwork projects.  The thread that ties our work together is great clients in a great city. Colorado Springs is enjoying a renaissance with an increased interest in developing the City core and creating culture and Echo is on the forefront of this shift.

Job Requirements

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Degree in Architecture plus minimum 5 years professional experience (Licensed or unlicensed applicants considered)
  • Ability to manage project schedule and staff across multiple projects
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of a variety of construction systems and products
  • Develops project schedules and supervises productivity
  • Has experience leading the construction administration of numerous project types
  • Experience in communicating directly with consultants and clients alike
  • Strong graphic skills
  • Ability to navigate building codes, zoning, and permitting process to accomplish project goals
  • Proficient in design software including:
    • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • SketchUp
    • AutoCAD
    • Apple OS software (pages, numbers, etc)
    • Revit

Bonus Skills:

  • Woodworking and or metalworking skills
  • Other rendering programs / plug-ins

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