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Project Architect 

KEX Design + Build  is a dynamic and growing design firm.   We provide creative architecture, interior design and planning services for residential, commercial and public space projects.  Our goal is to creatively address a number of social, economic and environmental challenges through design. 

We are looking for a talented project architect for our residential and public space projects. The position is part-time with competitive salary and benefits.  

The position is located in New Orleans. Relocation not provided. Women, people of color and local applicants strongly encouraged to apply. Please include a link to your portfolio when applying. 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Translate the program, scope, and design vision into exceptional design concepts
  • Participate in client meetings, presentations, and community meetings as needed
  • Committed to social change through design and architecture 
  • Self-managing and prioritizing tasks to accomplish project requirements while meeting the design budget
  • BA/MA degree in Architecture. 
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal skills. Resourcefulness in solving problems
  • Excellent people skills, strong work ethic, keen attention to detail, great attitude and passion for good design
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA, energy codes and other applicable codes
  • Ability to lead, manage and coordinate with project teams, clients, consultants, technical leads and deal with municipal authorities regarding the project’s design and construction
  • Has a complete understanding of construction documents, building materials and systems, solid methods of construction and administration and the integration of building services, structure, core and building envelope elements
  • Understands and coordinates technical issues relating to sustainability and energy conversation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication ability for internal and external project teams
  • Easily adjust to fast paces work environment if required to meet project goals
  • Proficient in 3D modeling 
  • Thorough knowledge of interior and exterior building systems and ability to produce technical details

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree preferred and 2+ years of experience
  • Solid understanding of ADA, MAAB, FHA and other applicable Codes
  • Construction administration experience and knowledge of construction methods
  • Proficient in Revit Modeling, AutoCAD drafting skills, SketchUp, Adobe CC, Project management software and Keynote is required
  • Excellent people skills and positive attitude
  • Multifamily and large-scale mixed-use experience is a plus
  • Urban redevelopment experience a plus
  • LEED Accreditation a plus

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