Associate Architect

FitzGerald is a leading Chicago based full-service architectural design firm that has been in existence since 1919. We are seeking a high performing Associate level Architect to join our dynamic, established firm focused on creative solutions to matters of community development and building design. We are committed to growing our team of exceptionally talented technical and design professionals and offering meaningful career advancement opportunities.

The ideal candidate joining our team should be interested in contributing to all aspects of the design process from conceptual design to the construction phase. While our firm specializes in a range of design such as Mixed-Use, Multifamily, Retail, Workplace, and Adaptive Reuse Developments, this position will work mostly on commercial, retail and restaurant projects.

Candidates should have between 6 – 8 years of experience and familiarity with commercial, retail and restaurant architecture. 1 or more years Revit experience mandatory. Should have experience in design, engineering coordination, construction documentation, permitting and construction administration. Candidates should also possess knowledge of construction materials and standards, as well as advanced knowledge of building zones and ordinances. In addition, this person will have experience test fitting for retail, commercial office, or restaurants. He/She will also be able to outline construction details found typically in interior build-outs.

Additional requirements:

  • Bachelor of Architecture degree or Master’s degree in Architecture
  • Registered Architect or actively pursuing professional architectural licensure
  • Experience working on fast-paced tenant improvement projects
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced and collaborative environment
  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive
  • Ability to work independently and with others to implement space organizing solutions
  • Willingness to be flexible and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to communicate with client and keep open dialog with consultants

Interested candidates should forward a resume and portfolio through the link on this page.

Please, no phone calls.

Salary commensurate with experience.