Common - Just named Technical.ly's realLIST number 1 startup for 2016
Common is hiring a talented Architect to join the Design and Construction Team. Common designs, builds and operates coliving homes across America with a focus on community. As a leading innovator, we are looking for a truly exceptional designer to translate our vision and mission into the homes we create. This is an incredible opportunity for a talented Architect to step into a leadership and creative direction role at a high profile and fast growing startup.
Common brings home to life by creating, designing and operating all-inclusive shared homes for those who live life in common. We combine community, convenience, and flexibility to make living with others a joy instead of a chore. Headquartered in New York, Common was founded by General Assembly co-founder Brad Hargreaves in early 2015.
Common partners with real estate owners and developers throughout the US to create community-minded homes. By doing this, we’re addressing the fundamental supply and demand issues that underlie housing in major cities today. Common opened its doors to its first building in Brooklyn in October 2015.
About the Role
We are looking for an inspired designer and creative problem solver. Our Architect must have a passion for residential architecture and the way people live.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right designer. As Common’s Architect you will lead world class design studies, produce and direct innovative conceptual and detailed design work, and have a meaningful impact not only on the future of Common, but also on the residential market. As our Architect, you must have a background in US residential design and be confident working in multiple bureaucracies.
Common’s Architect will be talented in seeing creative solutions quickly. The role will be suited for a candidate who is able to produce and present concepts on short timelines and be an expert prioritizer. This is a partner facing role and will involve working with a many members or our team. As such, the right candidate will be an excellent communicator.
It will be critical for this person to be analytical and able to understand the science of Architecture. Some background in Real Estate Development is ideal.
Common’s Architect will have the experience and ability to define their own objectives and deliver results in line with the overall goals. This person will enhance the experience of our members and have a great understanding of our overall mission. We expect our Architect to have a positive influence on our overall product and brand. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced professional to step into a critical role for an exciting startup.
Please apply via this link.