Jobs

Design Professional - Architecture

HOK designs buildings and spaces that respond to the needs of people and the environment. Our designers are rooted in technical excellence, driven by imagination and focused on a solitary goal: to deliver solutions that inspire clients and communities.

  • Prepares and modifies architectural documents, elevations, sections, details, etc. as directed by others utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM).
  • Develops solutions to technical and design problems following established standards.
  • Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects.
  • With direction from the project designer or more senior design professionals, develops, modifies, and/or reviews drawings ensuring the incorporation of design intent.
  • Works closely with design team and assists to complete projects on aggressive schedules.
  • Assist in developing project scope, plan, and services and during the contract process. Translates planning concepts into comprehensible terms for clients, designers and project team members.
  • Develops a comprehensive understanding of clients’ program requirements and standards and policies for completion
  • Prepares 2D and 3D presentation/design drawings.
  • Builds models for client/project team review.
  • Compiles data and performs elementary design computations.
  • Performs product research; assists project designers and project architects with materials selection and system research.
  • Assures HOK document standards are met and archives documents appropriately.
  • May assist team in construction administration document management.
  • May mentor and direct the work of intern staff.
  • Takes personal responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices.
  • Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service.

OTHER:

  • Travel may be required.
  • Some overtime may be required.
  • The job duties and requirements that this document describes may be altered or supplemented any time at the sole discretion of HOK.

Required Skills

  • Basic hand and CAD drafting skills.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD/Architectural Desktop.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Proficiency in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max and Viz 2006.
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, and InDesign graphic software preferred.
  • Proficiency in Revit and BIM required.
  • Proficiency in NewForma preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of architectural building systems.
  • Basic knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines.
  • Ability to build physical models.
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work in team environment.
  • Ability to effectively meet deadlines.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture required
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience; or equivalent in appropriate education and experience required.
  • LEED accreditation or Green Associate preferred.