Architectural Designer/Design Architect Join our team at TowerPinkster and open a new door to an amazing career! TowerPinkster, an architecture, engineering and interior design firm based in Michigan, is looking for a talented Architectural Designer or Design Architect. This position will develop conceptual and schematic designs, undertake visioning and programming efforts, and set the overall design direction for projects and their detailing. We want you to grow and expand your creativity among our team of talented designers. Other efforts will include producing renderings and 3D visuals to convey design intent. The designer must have a learning mindset and a willingness to complete different tasks with high energy and a passion for design. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Work as Project Design support and lead on varying scales and project typologies. Attend/Lead meetings to set goals and objectives for the project(s). Understand project team expectations in Programming, Concept Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Development, and Construction Administration. Perform the coordination efforts with project team in creation of architectural design documents. Assist design team and project coordination team in the detailing, model building, and illustration of documents, focused on early design and programming efforts. Create presentation documents and 3d renderings using Revit, Enscape, Lumion or other 3d software Continue to refine design and technical skills. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Minimum of 5-year accredited degree in Architecture or 4-year bachelor’s degree with a 2-year master’s degree in Architecture. Plan for completion of IDP process preferred, if not licensed. Minimum of three (3) years of experience postgraduate, five (5) or more years preferred. LEED GA or AP, or LFA accreditation a plus. Ability to show creative and technical ability in designing and detailing complex solutions. Able to sketch and draw comfortably freehand and using technology. Use of REVIT with a focus on early design phases and concept modeling. Additional rendering or visualization software experience preferred. POSITION LOCATION This is a full-time position located in our Kalamazoo, Michigan office. TowerPinkster is a firm of architects and engineers committed to design integrity, quality, and environmental responsibility. Our doors opened in 1953 with just six people and now we have approximately 150 of the best employees in Michigan. At our firm, it’s our people who make us different. We have the freedom to explore new ideas, the tools to create innovative strategies and the talent to inspire our clients through interactive design. Our expertise and collaborative, client-centered approach means the best ideas rise to the top. TowerPinkster received the 2020 National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for Award and the 2020 Best Firm Award from Zweig Group. We are proud of this achievement and are thankful for our client relationships, our generous communities and all the employees who contribute to TowerPinkster’s exciting and creative culture! Our supportive work environment helps employees reach their career goals, and we have fun doing it! www.towerpinkster.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer View the full position description here.