Hiring: Architect/Architectural Designer

January 28, 2020

The Candidate:


Raw Design is looking for a licensed (or soon to be licensed) architect to join our team. We are a small firm and everyone on our team wears many hats. We are not organized by “Job Title” but the position will include tasks of a Project Manager, Project Architect, and Designer. The ideal candidate is organized, self-motivated, able to multi-task, a problem solver, can switch gears quickly, possesses strong communication and interpersonal skills, has the potential and desire to become a firm leader, utilizes sound judgement when dealing with routine and non-routine problems and situations, and enjoys working with a team toward a shared goal. We are looking for progressive-thinking, motivated individuals to join our creative team and bring added value to our solid portfolio of projects. Raw Design values diversity and we encourage minorities and women to apply.


The Firm:


Raw Design Studio is a growing architecture firm in Salt Lake City. Founded in 2012, Raw’s mission is to bring quality innovative design to every project. We believe that successful businesses are founded on solid relationships and we strive to create, foster, and maintain strong relationships through honest and fair business practices. Raw Design has built a solid portfolio of constructed projects as well as developed strong relationships with clients, contractors, and consultants. We’ve recently grown to 6 people with a goal of adding 2 more by the end of 2020. Raw Design is not a corporate office but we take our work seriously. We care about our projects as much as we care about our dogs, and pastries.


The Work:


Much of our work is on medical and professional offices, both ground up and tenant improvement. We also work on multifamily residential projects including townhouses and apartment buildings, retail, recreation, and education spaces, installations, and single-family dwellings. The work is fast-paced and exciting. As our firm grows, we are expanding into new project types and increased project sizes.


The Office:


Raw Design is located Downtown in an up and coming neighborhood close to bars, coffee shops, and restaurants. We are within walking distance to Trax and Frontrunner and easily accessible by bike. The office is across the street from the Utah Arts Alliance, next door to the Community Gardens, and two blocks from The Gateway. We share our space with a creative agency and our lot with an artist’s studio.


Required Qualifications:


  • Professional Degree in Architecture (M.Arch or B.Arch)

  • Architecture License (or on track to license within 1 year)

  • 3+ Years of Experience in an Architecture Office

  • Proficient in Revit, AutoCad, and Adobe Creative Suite (or the ability to learn quickly)

  • Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with team members

  • Highly professional and dependable with attention to detail and organization

  • Able to prioritize, meet deadlines, problem-solve, work independently under minimal direction, and make decisions

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate to variety of levels, both internally and externally


Desired Qualifications:


  • Understanding of Construction Practices and Construction Costs

  • Familiarity with Building Codes

  • Experience Developing Construction Document Sets

  • Strong Design Skills

  • On-Site Construction Administration Experience

  • Proficiency with Rhino and Lumion (preferred)




Though we are a small firm, we strive to provide great compensation and full benefits that match the big guys. Raw Design offers Competitive Pay based on experience, Matching 401(k) Plans, Professional Development Opportunities, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Medical Insurance Reimbursement, Profit Sharing, and Bonus potential.




Deadline: Open Until Filled

Submission: Email Resumes (and Portfolio, if available) to Darin Mano at darin@rawdesign.com and Angela Flicker at angela@rawdesign.com

Contact: 801-633-5273

Address: 654 W. 100 S., Salt Lake City

Web: www.rawdesign.com






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