SOM, one of the most influential design firms in the world, is seeking innovative, creative, independent, and critical thinkers who aspire to the highest standards of excellence. Join our collaborative design practice as a Senior Architectural Professional - Technical for the opportunity to build a strong and thriving career.
Desired skills and expertise:
Responsible for various portions of project development including conceptual, schematic, design development and construction documents.
Motivate, inspire and effectively lead and coordinate project team members and consultants.
Organizes own work efforts.
Assists in supervising project document control tasks and maintains quality control of such tasks.
Checks and coordinates details and dimensions.
Performs material research in preparation of project specifications.
Coordinates with other Senior Architectural Professionals on project to assure continuity and consistency of documentation.
Completion of five or six-year architectural degree program;
Minimum of 5 years architectural experience;
Demonstrated knowledge of programming and functional adjacencies;
General knowledge of architectural practice including site-planning, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical engineering, and construction;
Practical knowledge of building codes;
Knowledge of building materials, building codes and construction technologies;
Demonstrated proficiency in Revit required. Experience in AutoCAD and 3D modeling software such as Rhino are a plus;
Strong communication skills.
SOM offers opportunities to work on transformational projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial and work/life plans.
At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community, while also enriching and challenging our own thinking about design. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM's employment policy and how to apply offline: www.som.com/employment_opportunities_and_policy
Portfolios must be submitted for all design positions (Architecture, Interiors, Planning, etc).Applications without work samples will not be reviewed. Portfolios should be one PDF attachment, 10-20 pages, maximum 5 MB. Submit portfolios as part of your application in the section where the application asks you for your Resume or CV.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP’s commitment to design excellence—coupled with our sophistication in building technology—has resulted in some of the most important contributions to the built environment of this century. As an interdisciplinary practice, we have award-winning studios in architecture, structural engineering, urban design and master planning, interior design, and graphic design.
Ou...r landmark projects include Sears Tower and John Hancock Tower in Chicago, Lever House in New York, and the Bank of America Headquarters Tower in San Francisco. Recent work in San Francisco includes the iconic San Francisco Airport International Terminal, the Transbay Terminal Area Master Plan, St. Regis Hotel and Residences, and the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. Our unique presence in the Far East, especially China, includes recent award winning projects such as the Pearl River Tower, Poly Guangzhou, The New Beijing Poly Plaza, Nanjing Jinao Tower, and Jinling Hotel Tower.
In keeping with our legacy as pioneers of design and building technology, we are increasingly incorporating building information modeling (BIM) systems and sustainability solutions into our design process. Our firm was also awarded a patent for a device developed by our structural engineering practice that mitigates seismic damage in buildings.
Our far-reaching portfolio includes higher education buildings, health care facilities, civic buildings, residential developments, corporate offices, financial institutions, commercial and retail facilities, religious buildings, airports, and recreational and sports facilities.
SOM is an international practice, with offices in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, London, Shanghai, and Hong Kong.