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InstaBuilt provides innovative housing solutions utilizing off-site construction technology. We pride ourselves as critical thinking innovators. This is a highly collaborative environment with many opportunities to help shape our designs.

The Architect/Designer III will be responsible for planning, designing, documenting and coordination with consultants and regulators of prefabricated buildings, and mentoring junior talent.
Under supervision of Lead Architect, the Architect III shall:

  • Coordinate project development and project teams from project inception to completion
  • Lead project documentation efforts with a deep knowledge of contract documents, specifications, shop-drawings
  • Collaborate with product engineers to produce design development (DD), construction documents (CD), and shop drawings required for state & local permitting
  • Develop and delegate teams for preparation of designs, specifications, and site plan vision to potential clients and executive team.
  • Provide team with design aesthetic that meets brand requirements regarding materials, styles, colors and other variables.
  • Verify that building codes are addressed at both state and local levels.
  • Develop zoning and code compliant schematic design (SD) documents for development opportunities
  • Coordinate with external AEC consultants to complete delivery of documentation as required for local and state submittals
  • Collaborate with the various teams to improve the efficiency of our product through Value Engineering analysis
  • Collaborate with purchasing manager to verify product costs and specifications
  • Work with accounting team to conform to budget requirements and provide cost analysis
  • Provide direction, guidance, mentorship of junior talent
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Ability to translate client ideas into visual and/or tangible references such as hand sketches and digital drawings or models.
  • Track record of work in a multidisciplinary team of engineers, architects, and project managers to streamline the design, planning, and permitting process.
  • Strong collaboration and partnership skills with the ability to listen and solve complex problems.
  • Ability to analyze inefficiencies and problems; identify root causes and provide effective solutions.
  • Excellent communication and presentations skills, including verbal and digital graphic skills.
  • Ability to work with staff at various organizational levels.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment; excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to read and analyze CAD models, mechanical drawings, and specifications.
  • Deep knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, or similar CAD or BIM tools (min. 4years). Proven experience in architectural document production and team coordination.
  • Ability to develop, communicate, and manage the workflow from early stage project planning through Construction documentation.
  • Ability and patience to develop junior talent through leading by example as well as mentorship.
  • Strong knowledge of building systems, construction methods and materials, sustainable design, and craft of construction.
  • Experience with design/build, modular or panelized building systems is a plus.
  • Versed with common workplace software (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.), Adobe Creative Suite a plus.
  • Applicant must be authorized to legally work in the U.S. No sponsorship is available.

Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Architectural Engineering or Structural Engineering
  • 8+ years of experience in architecture or related professions.
  • Professional Architect’s or Engineer’s License in the State of Texas; licensed in other states is a plus.

The position will report to the VP of Operations.

Job Type: Full-time, in-person, some remote work possible.

Pay: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year

Benefits Offered:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off