Architectural Drafter / Designer


Firm Name: 
J Christopher Architecture
Contact Name: 
Chris Davenport

We are:

J Christopher Architecture is an award winning high end residential design firm that prides itself on paramount service.  Our mission is to enrich people’s lives through the process of thoughtful and inspired home design.       

We are currently seeking a contract based architectural drafter/designer/detailer with Revit experience to help the firm handle a growing workload. 

Looking for:

Architectural Drafter / Designer for ASAP contract work paid weekly.

Salary: $25-$35 /hour for approximately 3-5 weeks.  Compensation based on experience and skills.

Will need own computer and Revit software in order to work from home.  Some collaborative work may be done at the in-home office of the Principal Architect.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for assisting the principal architect and hired consultants by providing technical drafting and design using Revit software.  Duties may include redline drafting, detailed drawings for construction, initial cabinet layout and design, construction details, and general building information (BIM) modeling.

  • Prepare detailed floor plans, elevations, sections, details, interior elevations, site plans, schedules, lighting, and electrical plans.
  • Initial layout and design of cabinetry accommodating specific appliance selections.
  • Assist with changes and additions to drawings as needed.
  • Work with an existing team to coordinate drawings and provide quality design work.
  • Work with vendors in determining the correct product to be used on a project.
  • Document, organize, and maintain project information.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Technical Diploma or Associates degree required.  Graduate of architecture school preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience using Revit to produce residential construction drawings.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in generation of CAD / BIM based construction drawings.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, Office) and/or Google equivalent.
  • Experience creating design and construction drawings with minimal supervision and oversight.
  • Keen eye for detail and ability to visualize and understand architectural concepts.
  • Problem solving skills with an aptitude for thinking ahead to meet project goals.
  • Reliable and self-motivated.
  • Ability to communicate professionally via phone and email.
  • Works well as a team player and welcomes constructive feedback.
  • Knowledge of residential drafting standards in architectural and corresponding disciplines.
  • Residential detailing experience preferred.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Must be willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement regarding intellectual property and privacy of clients.

To Apply:

To apply please send a cover letter, resume, references, and desired hourly compensation rate and examples of drafting, modeling, or rendering to chris@jchristopherarchitecture.com  In your cover letter please address the following:

  1. What project are you most proud of and why?
  2. Explain the scope of your contribution to the included work