Junior Architect / Designer

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Kristen Padavic

StoryBuilt is a leading urban residential and commercial community developer headquartered in Austin, Texas, and building in Austin, Dallas, Denver, and Seattle. As an urban infill developer, we are exclusively focused on developing communities in thriving neighborhoods surrounding major downtowns. Our vertically integrated approach to development is at the heart of our success, with in-house expertise, including civil engineering, architecture, construction management, sales, customer service, and property management, driving our innovative approach to design and construction.  
Our in-house design team is located in Austin, Texas, and designs the majority of StoryBuilt projects across the country. Projects range from several single-family homes, to 10+ acre master planned communities, that can include commercial buildings, condominiums, apartments, townhomes, hotels, etc. The StoryBuilt team considers all urban typologies on our projects and strategically designs complete communities to provide not only in-demand housing and commercial buildings, but thoughtful urban spaces to help these communities thrive.
The primary role of Intermediate Architect / Designer at StoryBuilt is to act as project support through all phases of a project. This includes working through design iterations and presentations with project teams during design phases, as well as producing construction documents and assisting during construction administration. This role will assist with production of construction documents for a large variety of project types, including mixed use, multi-family and single-family residential. .

  • Bachelor (5 yr.) or Master Degree in Architecture is preferred, but other related degrees will be considered.
  • Some previous experience in an architecture office setting is preferred (1-3 years), but not required.
  • Talented graphic design abilities and a portfolio to exhibit these skills
  • Experience with creating and giving presentations
  • A strong eye for design and a proactive approach to solving problems
  • Software: Strong knowledge of Adobe Suite. Proficiency in AutoCAD and Revit experience is preferred but not required.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • During Land Planning, the role will assist the StoryBuilt team with graphic design of site plans, site analysis and diagrams, and renderings of project concept. Role may also assist with zoning analysis and land planning iterations.
  • During Schematic Design, the role will assist the project lead with presentation drawings and renderings as needed, as well as assisting with modeling in Revit.
  • During Design Development and Construction Documents, the role will be responsible for producing construction documents under the supervision of the project lead.
  • During the marketing phase of StoryBuilt projects, the role will assist with creating marketing deliverables for project marketing releases.

Compensation and Benefits:

This is a full-time salaried position. At StoryBuilt, all employees participate in profit sharing, in combination with a base salary package. We also provide full health benefits as well as retirement savings options, along with highly competitive vacation and paternity/maternity leave packages.
Physical Demands / Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by a candidate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. A detailed job description may be obtained from the hiring manager. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Due to Covid, we are currently all working remotely/from home. We foresee continuing this policy until the conditions of the pandemic improve.
Please send resume and portfolio / work samples to Director of Architecture, Kristen Padavic:  Kristen.Padavic@storybuilt.com