CCY is looking for a talented and passionate Designer with 1-3 years of experience, to join our collaborative culture in the Colorado Rocky Mountains!
WHO WE ARE
Located in Basalt, Colorado (outside of Aspen), CCY Architects has built a diverse portfolio of high-performance designs ranging from new communities and experiential hospitality to custom residences. Our commitment to building performance is derived from our own intrinsic values, as well as a forward-thinking approach to our firm’s future.
Design is our passion – we live and breathe it. We specialize in creating inspired, original design solutions that connect people to place, nature, and each other in meaningful, memorable ways. Our attention to design and detail has consistently resulted in award-winning buildings which are welcomed into their communities.
CCY is a nimble, 30-plus person firm, priding itself on a collaborative team design approach and a culture of health and wellbeing. Employees are encouraged to take advantage of the great outdoors in which we live. Because we are passionate designers who work together, we rely on our team members to be agile and flexible, humble but driven, with a client focused mindset.
POSITION WITHIN THE TEAM A Designer (D1) at CCY produces work under close supervision of more experienced staff with both accuracy and completeness. The candidate must interact effectively with several project teams, and is often engaged in refining drawings or design elements that have been initiated by others. The Designer sets their own personal goals and requests tasks to broaden their experience, and provides feedback to project leaders regarding task setting for project team.
Production of design sketches and digital graphics
Creation of renderings, walk-throughs, and other presentation materials
Development of elevations, sections, details, and schedules
Creation and modification of drawings
Sustainability tracking and reporting administration
Contribution to design discussions and critiques
Collaboration with and support of Job Captain and Project Manager
“Pinch-Hit” support of teams for deadlines and immediate needs
1-3 years’ of applied professional work experience
An NAAB accredited professional degree in architecture
Exceptionally strong graphic, written and verbal communication skills
Fluency in Revit, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), SketchUp, Microsoft Office Suite, as well as digital and hand sketching and rendering techniques
Ability to move nimbly between different teams, tasks, and phases of projects – flexibility and curiosity are highly valued for this position
Shows the potential to learn and grow with experience
INTERESTED IN WORKING WITH US? For consideration, please introduce yourself by emailing us your cover letter, resume, and examples of work (as a single PDF) to email@example.com and insert DESIGNER within the subject line.
Additional Salary Information: Compensation + Benefits:
CCY Architects offers multiple benefits and compensation to our full-time employees. Some of these include but are not limited to:
oHealth Insurance: Paid 100% of premium.
oVision and Dental Paid at 65% of premium.
o401K Retirement Plan
oPaid Vacation and Sick Leave
oShort Term Disability Insurance
Internal Number: RECRUITING
About CCY Architects
CCY Architects is a progressive and sustainably minded architecture firm located in the Aspen valley. A leading and award-winning architecture firm, CCY takes a modernist approach to create inspiring spaces for boutique hospitality and commercial projects, as well as exceptional residential work, both national and abroad.
The success of Cottle Carr Yaw's (CCY) philosophy and regionally-responsive design has been recognized by over 150 design awards, including the AIA's Firm of the Year for the US Western Mountain Region, and has been featured in over 50 publications including Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Dezeen, ArchDaily, Robb Report, Mountain Living, LUXE, and Town & Country.