Flad Architects

Architectural Associate (New Graduate)

Location US-WI-Madison
# Positions
1

Overview

If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each persons’ ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is a national architectural firm, with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people’s lives.

How will your days be spent

  • Responsible for preparing presentation materials such as conceptual drawings, 3D renderings and visualization, and digital 3D and physical models.
  • Develop and modify design and technical solutions throughout all phases of a project.
  • Participate and contribute to design discussions, idea generation, and design work in drawing, model and 3D image formats.
  • Work closely with team members and assist to complete projects on aggressive schedules by meeting deadlines within expected time and budget constraints.
  • Generate revisions and corrections from outline mock-ups, redlined drawings and project document sets.
  • Attend client meetings to observe the overall process and develop presentation skills.
  • Participate in construction site visits to better understand the construction process.
  • Recognize and document conflicts that arise during construction and offer alternatives to resolve these issues.

What you bring to this role

Experience:

  • Previous internship experience and/or relevant architectural experience in one of Flad’s market segments preferred.
  • Portfolio that demonstrates a high level of skill in design thinking and presentation media required. 

Software:

  • Proficiency in Rhino or SketchUp, and 3D rendering software required.
  • Beginner Revit knowledge required; have at least one year recent Revit experience in an academic or professional setting. Understands how Revit works, but may not have completed a project from start to finish. Has made edits to existing drawings, models, etc. Intermediate Revit knowledge preferred.
  • Experience with Grasshopper, Dynamo, Adobe Creative Suite, and AutoCAD preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architecture required. NAAB accredited professional degree or Master’s degree in architecture preferred.
  • Sustainability accreditation preferred.  

Interested candidates should submit samples along with their resume. Portfolios (up to 1mb) should be uploaded with resume if there is no portfolio link. 

 

Flad offers a wide range of benefits including: 

  • hybrid work environment
  • health, dental and vision insurance
  • generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • financial health and wellness benefits - retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, licensure and sustainability support, annual professional registration and organization reimbursement 

Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at humanresources@flad.com.

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