Multi-Family Project Captain – Charlotte, NC

Cone Architecture is seeking a full time Project Captain to join our fast-paced and fun loving team in our Charlotte office, fondly known as “Cone Carolina”. We are an established and growing firm of 17 architects and designers across two offices – located in Seattle, WA and Charlotte, NC. While we are geographically located in two different places, we are a tight-knit group who leans into cross-country collaboration. Our Charlotte office was founded in 2021 with a team of two – we are looking to expand by adding a new teammate who is excited both about the grassroots nature of growing a new office, and the opportunity to work with great folks on both coasts.

Cone was founded in 2015 with the goal of making a collective impact on the future of housing. Our expertise is in residential design of all scales, and our body of work contains projects in the single family, multifamily, and commercial sectors. We pride ourselves on a collaborative practice – one in which ideas are shared freely, where concepts and design solutions are strengthened by the collective group.

If all of this appeals to you – you might just be a good fit for our team!

First, the details:

What does a Project Captain at Cone do? Your role would include…

  • Working on projects in both Seattle and Charlotte
  • Leading the design phase with Project Manager and Principal
  • Development of graphics, diagrams, and renderings for client and design review presentations
  • Preparation for and participation in team, client, and consultant meetings
  • Independent creation and ownership of an architectural Revit model
  • Set up and production of plan set sheets
  • Assisting Project Manager in giving direction to junior staff
  • Participation in developing and upholding Cone processes and standards

What will we be looking for in an ideal candidate?

  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in an architectural office. Multifamily permitting experience in Charlotte is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Strong proficiency in Revit and Adobe Creative Suite with a basic proficiency in AutoCAD and Sketchup.
  • Understanding of how to navigate and apply jurisdictions’ land use and building codes
  • Solid self-organization and time management abilities with a strong sense of accountability for and ownership of work.
  • Clear and confident communication style, creative thinking, and problem-solving initiative
  • A Bachelor of Architecture degree or higher

We pride ourselves in offering competitive compensation and an exceptional benefits package, as well as an annual professional development stipend and AXP/ARE support. Cone strives to create a supportive and inclusive environment that fosters learning and growth at all stages.

If this sounds exciting to you and you’d like to learn more, please submit your resume, cover letter, and work samples to careers@cone-arch.com (No phone calls, please). We look forward to meeting you!

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