SGA | Narmourwright Design is seeking a talented Residential Architect | Designer to join our firm in our Pawleys Island, South Carolina office. With over 45 years of design distinction in the Southeast, we offer opportunities for career development within an engaging and professional environment.
OUR FIRM SGA | NarmourWright Design is a multi-disciplined firm and offers an integrated approach to planning, architecture, interior design and landscape architecture. Our firm consists of 50 professionals across four offices in the Carolinas. SGA | NarmourWright Design was honored to be named the “2018 Firm of the Year” by AIA South Carolina.
WHY WORK WITH OUR FIRM?
We have amazing teams and project types.
We are medium-sized firm with a collaborative and close-knit family office culture. You will quickly get to know your colleagues and make strong connections. You will gain comprehensive experience working with all team members in diverse areas and project types. Our project portfolio consists of higher education, k-12 education, municipal, parks & recreation, residential, commercial & mixed use, ecclesiastical, healthcare, housing, adaptive reuse, community, hospitality, landscape architecture, planning, and interior design. We are proud of our firm’s 45-year history – it’s the incredible people that make our firm great.
Our office locations are amazing.
We have 4 offices located in extraordinary cities: Pawleys Island, Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina. In fact, all of our office locations have garnered several “Best of” accolades.
Pawleys Island was on the list of the “Top 29 Affordable Designations that Travelers Need to Visit” by TripAdvisor, National Geographic named Pawleys Island as one of “America’s Best Beach Towns”, and Brookgreen Gardens was named one of the “Top Ten Public Gardens in America” by Coastal Living Magazine.
Charleston was voted “#1 Small U.S. City” by Condé Nast by Traveler Readers for the 8th consecutive year, was awarded “#1 City in the U.S.” for the 6th consecutive year by Travel + Leisure, and listed #10 “Best City in the World” by Travel + Leisure.
Greenville was listed as one of the “Top 10 Cycling Cities in the United States” by Global Cycling Network, New York Times rated Greenville #12 of “52 Places to Go in the World”, and Falls Park on the Reedy was listed in the “Top 10 Parks in the U.S.” by TripAdvisor.
Charlotte was listed as one of the “25 Best Cities for Jobs” by Glassdoor, is among the “20 Best Places to Live in the USA” according to U.S. News & World Report, and #9 on “Zagat’s Best Food Cities”.
We agree the cities we work and live in are amazing!
Your career path matters to us.
We offer career opportunities that will excite and challenge you. We want you to develop your career in a way that best suits and inspires you, so you can make the best of your skills and thrive from day one. Our culture encourages continuous learning and opportunity, and we firmly believe in helping support your development of skills, knowledge and exposure to a wide array of diverse project types.
You matter to us!
We believe diversity and inclusion is our foundation for creativity and success. We hire the best. Inclusion is how we build the best teams. We will encourage you, support you, and celebrate you. Be part of our career family, just as you are!
RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECT | DESIGNER RESPONSIBILITIES
This position requires working closely with a team of in-house architects, interior designers, planners, landscape architects and consultants on multiple projects with a variety of project diversity throughout the Southeast, to meet scheduled deliverables. The successful candidate must be a leader, self-starter, organized, flexible and possess a strong work ethic.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture
Professional licensure desired or actively working towards licensure
10+ years of experience in a professional design office
Comfortable in a support role and ability to work with minimum supervision
Ability to direct, mentor and coordinate work efforts of project team
Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills
Strong organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills
Strong presentation skills
Strong project management skills, with demonstrated ability to work through the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques for project activities to meet the project requirements, through leadership, communication, time management, risk management, planning, negotiation and subject matter expertise
Ability to cultivate a professional presence through competence, reliability, honesty, integrity, respect for others, positivity, and thoughtfully listening
Graphic presentation skills, including hand drawing and computer rendering
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Proficiency in graphic software
Proficiency in AutoCAD software
Revit experience is a plus
This position has no direct reports.
We recognize the value of diversity and inclusion at our firm. We are committed to equal opportunity. We conduct all employment-related activities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ancestry, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexual preference, partnership status, gender identity, protected veteran status, status of participation in the U.S. Armed Services, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.
Work is performed in a standard office setting, onsite at client locations and on construction/build sites.
This position requires sufficient physical ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to perform work in an office setting; which includes, extensive employee contact, frequent interruptions, the ability to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time, to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist, to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight, to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard, to verbally communicate to exchange information, to travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation, to verbally communicate to exchange information with or without accommodation, to see in the normal visual range with or without correction, and can hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. This position requires physical mobility on and around construction sites prior to and after the installation of landscaping, pavement, stairs, elevators, electricity, heating and air conditioning.
Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage. We are an e-Verify Employer.
We only accept resumes, cover letters and portfolios through our applicant tracking system. Examples of your illustrative abilities are required as part of the application process. No third-party agencies please. For more information about this position and to apply, please click here.
Thank you for your interest in SGA | NarmourWright Design! We look forward to reviewing your information.
About SGA | NarmourWright Design
SGA | NarmourWright Design is a multi-disciplined firm and offers an integrated approach to planning, architecture, interior design and landscape architecture. Our firm consists of 50 professionals across four offices in the Carolinas. SGA | NarmourWright Design was honored to be named the “2018 Firm of the Year” by AIA South Carolina.