Seeking Entry/Junior Level Architectural Designer

Who We Are:
Rachel Conly Design LLC is a small, growing, residential and commercial architecture group, specializing in high performance buildings in Greater Portland, and beyond. Our work blends tradition with the contemporary sensibilities of a modern, energy efficient, carbon conscious lifestyle. We believe in creating inspired spaces which are beautiful, durable, efficient, healthy and comfortable, using the best thermal envelope and indoor air quality practices of today’s building science standards. We are based on Peaks Island.

Who We Hope To Find:
We are seeking an upbeat, collaborative person with a degree in the field of architecture and 0-4 years of experience. We are looking for someone who is creative, enjoys people, is motivated to learn and grow, loves design and loves the planet.

The Skills Needed:
• a degree in architecture (BA, BArch, MArch)
• 0-4 years of experience practicing in the field of architecture
• excellent design ability
• comfort with sketching and hand drawing
• comfort working independently and in collaboration
• proficiency with AutoCad and/or Revit (SketchUp, Photoshop, InDesign a plus)
• education/experience/interest in high performance buildings (Net Zero, Passivhaus)
• education/experience/interest in construction, or design/build
• strong verbal and written communication skills
• a positive, roll up your sleeves and dive-in attitude
• a sense of humor
• a love of the sea! (We ride a lot of ferries :)

Day To Day Responsibilities:
• existing conditions measuring and drawing
• permit history and tax card research
• building code and zoning research
• feasibility studies
• working closely with a project designer/architect to draft and develop designs
• working closely with a project designer/architect to prepare construction and permit documents
• communications with builders and engineers
• communications with Building and Planning Departments

The Big Picture:
• this position will have room to grow, increasing design and management responsibilities
• this position has the flexibility for working from home
• this position could be part or full time, depending on the candidate’s experience
• compensation depends on candidate’s experience, includes paid time off
• position is available immediately

Contact:
• Please contact [email protected] for more information