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Architect Designer

Company: Denton House Design Studio - Aret Collective
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

DENTON HOUSE DESIGN STUDIO is a globally recognized planning, design, and architecture firm dedicated to transforming the human experience through the power of design. For more than 25 years, we've created innovative places that inspire wonder and connect communities. Our award-winning team combines placemaking, landscape architecture, architecture, interiors and operations to deliver truly integrated design.
Denton House is expanding into luxury development through our partner company, Aret-- Collective. From ski retreats and oceanside clubs to hill country resorts and private estates, Aret-- creates regenerative communities set among inspiring landscapes worldwide. Our fully integrated companies are a diverse collective of forward-looking problem solvers united by a passion for great design. Together, we create places that matter.
We embrace a philosophy that respects nature, sustainability, and culture. Our projects are designed not only to bring well-being and happiness to those who call it home, but equally to enrich and revitalize the environment and local communities.

Job Summary
Produce quality contract design documents, while maintaining the firms' deliverable standards. Responsible for the daily coordination of internal team design efforts into the drawings and specifications, including communication and coordination with consultants. Provide progress oversight and monitoring of deliverables with team members, including upstream communication with project manager. Coordinates construction administration efforts. Assists project managers and senior architects in the execution of specific assignments.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Working in a collaborative studio environment under supervision of Sr Architect or Project Manager
  • Ability to complete a full set of contract documents from Concept to CD Phase
  • Oversee construction administration efforts, including shop drawing and submittal reviews, responding to contractor RFI's, and providing ASI's
  • Capable of leading multiple projects simultaneously
  • Able to coordinate design documents with engineering consultants
  • Responsible for daily design and technical development of projects

    • Solid organizational and communication skills
    • Ability to work under tight schedules, identify problems, formulate optimum solutions
    • Strong design sensibility with focus on the details
    • Able to research and specify materials, products and systems
    • Proficient with Building Codes & Accessibility Standards determining logical and efficient design solutions
    • Self-assured with experience to lead project related meetings and discussions
    • Possess BIM coordination skills and able to coordinate consultant models and provide clash detection
    • Strong verbal and written skills for producing memos, meeting minutes, correspondence
    • Provide mentorship to junior team members
    • Extensive knowledge of architectural detailing and current construction standards
    • Efficiently manage construction administration processes
    • Knowledge of codes, consultant's coordination (civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and structural), and ability to successfully complete the permitting process with minimal aid and supervision
    • Ability to think critically, communicate clearly and possess the potential to develop management skills


      • 3-7 years of architectural design, construction administration, and related professional experience
      • Bachelor's degree in architecture from an accredited program preferred
      • Architectural licensure desired but not required
      • Experience with quality high-end custom residential and commercial projects
      • Understanding of architectural design and related fields.
      • Advanced proficiency in REVIT and other software and their application to construction documents
      • Adept at other software including Photoshop, InDesign, Sketchup, MS Office Suite


Keywords: Denton House Design Studio - Aret Collective, Salt Lake City , Architect Designer, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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