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Ward-Young Architecture and Planning, is seeking talented, qualified Architects/Architectural Designers with strong design and organizational skills to join our Truckee, California-based studio. Our Truckee office specializes in high-end residential, commercial, and civic projects in the Lake Tahoe region.  Ward-Young Architects offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, 401K, paid holidays, and paid time off/wellness benefits. We support continuing education and professional development of our staff, including AXP program and pursuit of licensure.

An Architectural Designer/Architectural Intern at Ward-Young is typically teamed with a senior architect to collaborate on a project from inception through move-in day. We recognize the importance of a work/life balance for longevity in our careers. Typical work schedules are M-F, 8 hour days, with flexibility to enjoy our beautiful region and be involved in our wonderful community. Truckee is nestled in the Sierra Nevada mountains of Northern California. It’s the ideal environment for an outdoor enthusiast with a love for all seasons. Enjoy scenic mountain biking or hiking trails in the spring, relax by Donner Lake in the summer, hit one of many ski slopes in the winter, or go camping in the brisk air in the fall. In Truckee, there is endless opportunity to surround yourself in the great outdoors! For more information about Truckee, visit truckee.com.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3-10 years full-time experience in an architectural office.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or higher.
  • 3D modeling, visualization & presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable building codes, accessibility, code research, and permit coordination.
  • Proficiency in Revit and Adobe Creative Suite; Twinmotion a plus.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and organized, with strong graphic skills.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.

Job Description

  • Support in all phases of architectural design:
    • Schematic design and presentation
    • Design development
    • Construction documentation
    • Construction administration
    • Permitting and entitlements
  • Produce working drawings, 3D models, and renderings.
  • Prepare accurate and coordinated documents with the project team and consultants.
  • Provide support during the construction phase.
  • Have the ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Research codes and materials.
  • Agency processing.

Qualifications

  • 0-3 years full-time experience in an architectural office.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or higher.
  • 3D modeling, visualization & presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with Revit and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Self-motivated, energetic, and organized, with strong graphic sense.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.

Job Description

  • Support in all phases of architectural design:
    • Schematic design and presentation
    • Design development
    • Construction documentation
    • Construction administration
    • Permitting and entitlements
  • Produce working drawings, 3D models, and renderings.
  • Prepare accurate and coordinated documents with the project team and consultants.
  • Provide support during the construction phase.
  • Have the ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Research codes and materials.
  • Agency processing.
HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume, portfolio, and samples of work demonstrating your design ability and interests.

Limited file size to 10MB pdf to: staff@wyarch.com.

No phone calls, please.