Roger Ferris + Partners is seeking exceptional architects / designers for our main Studio in Westport, CT. Candidates should have 3-5 years of experience working with high-end commercial and residential projects. As an integral part of the Studio culture, candidates must be motivated individuals with the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team structure. Candidates must also be highly productive and possess strong, clear communication skills. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
Professional degree and 3-5 years of professional experience as a designer
Strong, clear communication skills (fluency in English, spoken and written, is a necessity)
Legal status to work in the US, including a working permit and/or visa
Strong conceptual and design skills
Ability to develop design options in collaboration with the design lead and team
Ability to prepare, develop and edit drawings and models as they relate to the project
Strong organizational skills, able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and budget time
Ability to take initiative in response to direction from team leadership
A flexible and open attitude towards different working methods
Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Sketch-Up, the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office is required
Familiarity with various rendering programs and plugs, such as Lumion, V-Ray and Maxwell, is appreciated
Licensure, LEED certification and other professional credentials are assets
About Roger Ferris + Partners
Roger Ferris and Partners is a renowned Architectural firm practicing architecture, interior design and masterplanning services for private and public sectors. Our design approach synthesizes creative imagination and rational logic. Our approach to design and our passion for diverse and challenging projects is enhanced by the ability to cross-pollinate design skills among building typologies. The design strategies employed are defined by a clear organizational methodology and are implemented through careful attention to human scale. In fact, practicing architecture and planning at a variety of scales is not only a component of the firm’s root philosophy, it supports and advances our work.
Upon examining our body of work, one discovers projects that are not necessarily linked stylistically; however, each design solution represents a contextual response, whether to an existing urban environment or to elements in a natural landscape. We have strategically pursued work with a wide range of clients, resulting in projects of various types and scales. These include master plans, commercial buildings, office interiors and single-family residences. Each discipline informs the other an...d the projects vary in size from small and often intricate essays in interior design to large, complex buildings defined by beautifully proportioned, well-executed spaces with well-developed details. Our methodology embodies unique design sensitivity and allows for a focused approach that is applied in various ways to all of the firm’s projects. The firm is committed to providing noteworthy architecture that responds to its environment while still further engaging the process of design exploration. The multitude of our project scales allows for investigations in details and construction methods unparalleled by most practices. Roger Ferris and Partners have won over 70 regional and national awards and international citations and are recognized as a world leader in both commercial and residential architecture.