Architectural Model Builder
ZGF Architects, LLP seeks a talented and motivated Architecture Model Builder to collaborate with architects and designers in crafting scaled representations of the built environment. This is an opportunity to join the Number 1 ranked architecture firm (2016 Architect 50: Architect Magazine) and work alongside the best talent in the world who will challenge and inspire you every day. ZGF has six offices in the United States and Canada. The location of this position is Seattle, WA, with some travel expected in support of business development.
This position has direct impact on and value to the projects we undertake on behalf of our clients, requiring demonstrated success thinking and designing three-dimensionally, and interpreting architectural drawings and sketches. You will be asked to engage in collaborative and inclusive teamwork as well as demonstrate a high level of individual performance. You will be asked to face new challenges, create solutions and work outside your comfort zone. We seek someone who will be energized by the opportunity to create something new every day and who has an interest in developing new techniques in support of innovative design.
You are familiar and comfortable with woodshop tools and safety procedures. You have demonstrated success working on tight deadlines, multiple projects in team and individual based environments and managing resources and equipment in a shop environment. Manual dexterity and attention to detail in the fabrication and assembly of miniature components is required. Your experience includes operating the latest digital fabrication machinery as well as traditional wood-working tools. Associates degree in Architecture, Architecture Technology, related field or equivalent work experience required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 2 years minimum of relevant experience with Laser Cutting, 3D Printing and CNC technology, Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite required. Proficiency with Rhino, Revit, SketchUp, AutoCAD and other 3D software (like SolidWorks) preferred.
Our Seattle office is comprised of over 150 talented people working on a broad range of project types and scales. We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a collaborative work environment with breath taking views of Mount Rainier and the Puget Sound.
About Us: ZGF Architects LLP is an international architecture, urban design, and interior design firm focused on design excellence, innovation, and stewardship of the environment. We have a celebrated 50-plus-year history, growing to more than 600 employees, while constantly considering the future. We are thinkers, creatives, disrupters, designers, makers and doers who come from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. Collaboration is in our DNA and our extraordinary talent spans the artistic to the analytical; unconventional to technical, which makes for a truly rich work environment and the ability to offer services customized to each client engagement. We learn from each other and invest in the growth and development of our talent. Collectively, we strive to make a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve.
ZGF Architects LLP is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Candidates are invited to Apply Online posting resume and portfolio.
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