Roger Ferris + Partners is seeking high-performing, self-motivated registered project architects for fulltime positions within our main office in Westport, CT. Candidates must have an accredited degree in architecture or another related field of study and not less than ten (10) years of experience working with high-end commercial and / or residential project types. Candidates will be immersed in a collaborative and supportive studio culture with high expectations for design and creative excellence. Candidates must possess thoughtful leadership skills and exhibit an ability to generate exceptional design concepts for a variety of project types and scales. Candidates must demonstrate a detailed understanding of the design process through all phases of design as they will be responsible for the day-to-day development of a project’s design, including developing initial design concepts in collaboration with project leadership and delegating to and mentoring a diverse team. Candidates will be expected to balance multiple assignments while adhering to established deadlines. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Experience and Qualifications:
Legal status to work in the US, including a valid working permit and/or visa
Completion of an accredited program in architecture or another related field of study
Not less than (10) years of professional experience as an architect / designer
Experience with high-end, recognized residential projects and / or world-class commercial projects
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
A thought leader
Highly collaborative and able to contribute positively to and lead a diverse team
Strong design skills and an innate desire to produce meaningful work
Meticulous, detail-oriented and well organized
Exceptional time management skills
A flexible and open attitude towards different working methods
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
Knowledge of and proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Rhino, Sketch-Up and with various rendering programs and plug-ins such as Lumion, V-Ray, and Maxwell.
Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design
For those interested, please send an email with the subject, “Project Architect,” and submit a single document containing a cover letter, your resume and work samples in .pdf format to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Incomplete submissions will be discarded.
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.