Smith Maran Architecture + Interiors in Montclair NJ seeks a Junior Designer.
We are looking for a well-organized, design-sensitive professional to work with and support senior staff in the development of projects of various types, including corporate interiors, commercial and residential work. Tasks to include field surveys and documentation of existing conditions, code research, design schematics and 3D visualization, production drawings, bidding and construction administration.
The ideal candidate will be a team player with a high-end, modern sensibility, will possess a strong 3D ability – digital and freehand – and will have experience with concept development and visualization for large and small scale projects.
As members of a small firm, we learn from each other and mentoring is a given. If you know us, you know we and our clients prize someone who speaks, writes and listens well. If you don’t know us, our office is in the cultural heart of NJ and we serve a broad range of clients with interesting design challenges and high expectations.
BArch or MArch degree from an accredited university
3-5 years of experience in an architecture firm
Able to complete tasks for two, three or four projects at a time
Comfortable participating in team efforts
Commercial and Residential new-build and renovation
Recording and issuing meeting minutes
Reviewing local, state, national, and ADA codes
Concept development and visualization for large and small scale projects
Preparing construction documents and specifications
Fluent in Autocad, SketchUp (preferred) or Revit, Photoshop or Illustrator, InDesign
LEED Accreditation a significant plus
Adaptive Re-use/Historic Preservation a plus
NYC Project Experience a plus
Licensing: pursuing or getting on track
Report to Senior Architect/Project Manager
Send samples of your work and a statement of interest via email, with “Junior Designer” in the subject line. Tell us in your statement where you saw this job posting. Please, no calls.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is paid according to experience and portfolio. The position is full-time and an immediate hire.
Smith Maran Architecture & Interiors, llc, is an award-winning, collaborative design boutique located in Montclair, NJ. The firm specializes in: innovative architectural and interior design solutions for corporations, retailers and institutions seeking to define or reconceive their public image; architectural and interior design for new residences; and creative transformations of existing homes. ... Through thoughtful integration of the practical and poetic, SMAI seeks to imbue each project with an appropriate, unique identity.